EST. 1903 - Presenting global influential leaders from business, labour, education & government through events
Stanfield, The Honourable Robert L.
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Focus on economic problems for Canada. Basic question: "What is the direction in which our economy must go if it is to provide our workers with jobs, our children with opportunities and our people with an acceptable standard of living?" Major aspects of the question: Canada's place in the world. The direction of the economy within Canada. Effect on Canada of American economic policy. Some suggested solutions: diversification of foreign trade; national and political independence; focus on our own economic, cultural, and social priorities. The function and responsibilities of the government. Confidence.