EST. 1903 - Presenting global influential leaders from business, labour, education & government through events
Turner, The Honourable John N.
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The problem of economic uncertainty. Two critical factors: "the difficulty in communication between government and citizen and the incessant pace of change in today's world" with a discussion of each. Examples of problems with America's policies: the 10% surcharge on imports; the nuclear test on Amchitka. Economic independence for Canada. Immediate problems and long-term prospects, particularly economic, with a discussion of both. Trade, employment, economic growth. The Employment Support Act. Multilateral commodity trading. GATT. Dialogue between government, labour and business. A national economic policy which broadens and strengthens Canada's economy. Canadian economic control by Canada. The search for a national identity.