EST. 1903 - Presenting global influential leaders from business, labour, education & government through events
Ferguson, Honorable G. Howard
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Impressions gained by the speaker during his sojourn in Great Britain. Three great defects in connection with our trade with Great Britain: the lack of appreciation of the consumer's taste and his desire to have the article given to him in the form in which he wants it; a complete want of standardization of quality of products; our lack of continuity of supply, not marketing our products over and over again. Removing these difficulties. Evidence of the present attitude of the British Empire towards economic unity, towards closer co-operation between the various Dominions and the Motherland to be found in her policy, her attitude in legislation and administration during the past six months. The 10% revenue tariff not applied to the Dominions. Some words from British leaders. The speaker's belief as to the outcome of the Conference to be held in Canada next July. The question of an Empire currently. A recognition that the Dominions are entitled to develop their own secondary industries. Limiting expectations for this Conference. The inclusive principle. The strength and personnel of the delegates who are coming to Canada. Some words on the character of the British people. Britain's success at balancing their budget.