EST. 1903 - Presenting global influential leaders from business, labour, education & government through events
Davis, The Honourable William G.
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The demanding role of leadership. The need for governments to "strike out in new and different directions." A review of "how far we have come in our present society and what we have managed to accomplish so far." The review covers the previous 25 years. The role of the taxpayer. Responsible government spending. Various factors involved in governing: budgeting, borrowing, credit, investment, unemployment, wage and salary demands, inflation. The current Ontario Government, its intentions, promises, and challenges. The relationship between the federal and provincial governments, especially in terms of anti-inflation programs. The Anti-Inflation Board. The Ontario Government's program of restraint. Health costs. Seal belt legislation. Energy conservation. Awareness of lack of awareness of fiscal problems by the general public. The challenges and sacrifices of tomorrow.