EST. 1903 - Presenting global influential leaders from business, labour, education & government through events
Hall, John T.
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What the speaker means by the "last West:" the Province of Alberta. Requisites for the development of the country. The need for an adequate supply of fuel for Alberta to be a great manufacturing center. The abundance of coal right from the southern boundary to the Peace River Valley. A little belt about 100 miles long and 50 miles wide which is one of the most prolific gas fields of the North American continent. The all-absorbing question of electric power in the Province of Ontario. Developing power in the Alberta gas district. Some comparison costs for power development. A look at the amount of capital derived from the natural gas fields of the United States. The issue of who is going to develop the gas industry in Western Canada. The attitude of manufacturers from Ontario. The speaker's desire to see Canadian manufacturers take a more active interest in developing industries in Canada, establishing plants in Alberta. Relative costs of using local raw materials or hauling it from elsewhere. Advantages to offer in Alberta. Climatic conditions in Alberta. The wish to have Ontario manufacturers go out West and see the situation for themselves. "Made in Canada by Canadians."