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March 23, 2017

Robert Hardt, President and Chief Executive Officer of Siemens Canada: “Speech to the Canadian Association for Business Economics”

Excerpt from a speech by Robert Hardt, President and Chief Executive Officer of Siemens Canada, to the Canadian Association for Business Economics delivered March 21, 2017:    "Innovation is the best – the only – chance we have to survive and thrive in our ever-changing corporate world. In fact, innovation is our only chance in the world, period! If we don’t innovate for sustainability, all will be lost. "This may involve change at a very significant level – large corporations may, in fact, need ...

Date:
March 22, 2017

Brandt C. Louie, Chairman of London Drugs Limited: “Remarks to the Canadian Club of Vancouver”

Excerpt from a speech by Brandt C. Louie, Chairman of London Drugs, to the Canadian Club of Vancouver delivered March 22, 2017:  “One of the foundation stones of the Canadian Club is the ‘celebration of Canadian identity.’ This idea of identity is much on the mind of Canadians these days, never more so than since the refugee crisis escalated world-wide…. “We return once again to words spoken by a former prime minister that could have been written today, in this case [Pierre] ...

Date:
March 16, 2017

Calin Rovinescu, President and CEO of Air Canada: “Remarks to the Canadian Club of Ottawa”

Remarks for Calin Rovinescu President and Chief Executive Officer, Air Canada Canadian Club of Ottawa March 14, 2017 CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY Good afternoon and thank you, Martin for that kind introduction. Bonjour tout le monde et merci pour votre gentil accueil. I am appreciative of the opportunity to speak to you today. I know the Canadian Club of Ottawa is marking Canada’s 150th anniversary by focusing on Canadian Success Stories and we take it as a high compliment that the Club ...

Date:
October 26, 2016

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Three reasons for CETA: remarks to a conference by the Federation of Belgian Enterprises

Check against delivery. Trade agreements that are as comprehensive and progressive as CETA are, by definition, complex. But the case for approving CETA is actually pretty simple. And since I promised that I would keep my remarks short, I would like to give you three quick reasons why I believe this agreement will benefit Belgium and deserves your strong support. First, CETA will boost economic growth.  That may seem like an obvious point for anyone who understands economic history, but ...

Date:
September 28, 2016

Dave McKay, President and CEO of RBC: “A new energy conversation”

Dave McKay, President and CEO of RBC: “A new energy conversation”

The following are remarks made by Dave McKay, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Royal Bank of Canada to the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce. Check against delivery. Reflections on Alberta I too would like to recognize that the land on which we are meeting is Treaty 6 Territory, a traditional meeting ground for many Indigenous peoples. It is a pleasure to be in Edmonton, and to spend time in Alberta – a province that continues to help define all that is ...

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