EST. 1903 - Presenting global influential leaders from business, labour, education & government through events
Mackasey, The Honourable Bryce
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A belief that we in Canada are "trading a system, a mixed-economy system that gives us all an unprecedented freedom, for a system we fought a hot and cold war to escape." What our free enterprise system has given us. The need for the control of self-restraint. A brief history of the economy since 1900. Differences between then and now. The present institution as the "true community." Individual alienation by bureaucracy. The dynamics of our system going back throughout history: the American Revolution, the French Revolution, the Magna Carta. The controls of constitution, law, faith, a sense of duty. Problems with big government, interference with business, fraudulent advertising. The restraint of wage and price controls. The responsibilities of private enterprise. Problems with cutting government spending. The responsibilities of individuals. The practise of restraint.