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  • World Politics of Canada and the Empire
    Text  Munro, Dr. H.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 12 Apr 1928, 133-143     The importance of world politics for Canada. Canada as a nation and internationalized, and today bearing her share of international responsibility. The study of international affairs as a kind of science. Attempting to find the fundamental principles that underlie the life of nations. A discussion of some of these principles. ...
    Text  Munro, Dr. H.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 12 Apr 1928, 133-143   The importance of world politics for Canada. Canada as a nation and internationalized, and today bearing her share of international responsibility. The study of international affairs as a kind of ...
  • The World Situation
    Text  Jerrold, Douglas, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 12 Oct 1950, 21-30     Reference to the British political situation. Predictions as to when an election will take place. On what the results will depend when an election is held. The position of the Socialist Party in England at this time. What the speaker believes Mr. Attlee will do. The Conservative Party in England. ...
    Text  Jerrold, Douglas, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 12 Oct 1950, 21-30   Reference to the British political situation. Predictions as to when an election will take place. On what the results will depend when an election is held. The position of the ...
  • The World Today
    Text  Beck, Thomas H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 22 Jan 1948, 195-208     Observations and impressions from the speaker's recent round-the-world flight by Pan-American Airways. Discouragement from what was seen in Britain because of the enormous difficulties under which the Mother Country is labouring. The spirit of independence throughout the World today which goes far beyond political lines and has even entered into ...
    Text  Beck, Thomas H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 22 Jan 1948, 195-208   Observations and impressions from the speaker's recent round-the-world flight by Pan-American Airways. Discouragement from what was seen in Britain because of the enormous difficulties under which the Mother Country is ...
  • The World Today
    Text  Thomson of Fleet, The Right Honourable Sir Roy Herbert, Lord, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 6 Jan 1972, 142-152     Personal views of critical issues facing the world today. Transition: a move towards larger units, groupings of national countries and of business. Personal anecdotes, examples, and illustrations of this move; also resulting effects. The Common Market. The situation between Canada and the United States. Problems with the American import surcharge. ...
    Text  Thomson of Fleet, The Right Honourable Sir Roy Herbert, Lord, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 6 Jan 1972, 142-152   Personal views of critical issues facing the world today. Transition: a move towards larger units, groupings of national countries and of business. Personal anecdotes, examples, and illustrations of this move; ...
  • The World Today and Tomorrow
    Text  Baxter, A. Beverley, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 12 Sep 1949, 20-31     Appearing as something between a prophet and a guesser. First, what is going to happen in Great Britain. The current criticism against the British Government. The present bloodless revolution going on in Britain; changes in politics, in the class society, renaissance in the arts, prospering towards the Middle Class. The ...
    Text  Baxter, A. Beverley, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 12 Sep 1949, 20-31   Appearing as something between a prophet and a guesser. First, what is going to happen in Great Britain. The current criticism against the British Government. The present bloodless revolution going ...
  • World Unrest
    Text  Ross, Howard S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 21 Oct 1926, 244-256     The need for some worthwhile thinking; to get under the surface of things. Giving up our great reliance on force. The need now for an economic system under which, on terms of equal freedom and equal opportunity, every one everywhere may apply their knowledge to the natural resources in a ...
    Text  Ross, Howard S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 21 Oct 1926, 244-256   The need for some worthwhile thinking; to get under the surface of things. Giving up our great reliance on force. The need now for an economic system under which, on ...
  • A World Without Frontiers
    Text  Jarvis, Alan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1957), 6 Dec 1956, 111-122     A change in the entire climate of opinion in Canada between 1938 and now with regard to the Arts and financial support for the Arts. The importance of culture and cultural resources. Evidence of Canada's coming of age culturally. Some details of the art that can be seen and enjoyed ...
    Text  Jarvis, Alan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1957), 6 Dec 1956, 111-122   A change in the entire climate of opinion in Canada between 1938 and now with regard to the Arts and financial support for the Arts. The importance of culture and ...
  • The World Without the Empire
    Text  Philip, Percy James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 4 Dec 1947, 143-156     Recalling the war years. Now, seven years later, appraising the cost of that sacrificial defence of the world against Nazi domination. Recalling the speaker's yearly reports. The British Empire that has ceased to exist. Who and what are going to take the place of the British people and the Empire? ...
    Text  Philip, Percy James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 4 Dec 1947, 143-156   Recalling the war years. Now, seven years later, appraising the cost of that sacrificial defence of the world against Nazi domination. Recalling the speaker's yearly reports. The British Empire that ...
  • The World's Debt to England
    Text  Church, S.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 30 May 1918, 253-261     An expression of admiration of Canada's great work in contributing to win the war. This awful conflict that has brought us together in matters of religion. The world's debt to England. The nature of the British Empire. Lloyd George's response to the attack made upon him by General Maurice with ...
    Text  Church, S.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 30 May 1918, 253-261   An expression of admiration of Canada's great work in contributing to win the war. This awful conflict that has brought us together in matters of religion. The world's debt to ...
  • The World's Financial Situation
    Text  Paish, Sir George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1921), 29 Jan 1920, 36-52     The importance of the British people to stand together for success and prosperity, to carry the world to a better time. Consequences of not standing together. The salvation of the present situation in no small measure dependent upon the British Race. The grave economic conditions of the world. How the ...
    Text  Paish, Sir George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1921), 29 Jan 1920, 36-52   The importance of the British people to stand together for success and prosperity, to carry the world to a better time. Consequences of not standing together. The salvation of the ...
  • Would A Russo-Japanese War Be Another World War?
    Text  Lattimore, Owen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 22 Mar 1934, 499-512     A comparison of the present situation in the Far East with the situation in Europe in 1914. A situation now in the Far East which is much less clear. Canada's, like America's interest in the question of collective guarantees of world peace and the extending of international compacts for the ...
    Text  Lattimore, Owen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 22 Mar 1934, 499-512   A comparison of the present situation in the Far East with the situation in Europe in 1914. A situation now in the Far East which is much less clear. Canada's, ...
  • The Y2K Problem
    Text  Taylor, Anthony, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 8 May 1998, 12-24     Talking as a computer systems amateur. An explanation of how the Y2K problem arose. Examples of what might go wrong. Our growing dependence on embedded systems. Two extreme schools of thought about the impact of Y2K on society, and the speaker's response. Some predictions. Requirements to take care of the ...
    Text  Taylor, Anthony, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 8 May 1998, 12-24   Talking as a computer systems amateur. An explanation of how the Y2K problem arose. Examples of what might go wrong. Our growing dependence on embedded systems. Two extreme schools of ...
  • The Year Ahead: Key Concerns for 1988
    Text  Farrow, Maureen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 10 Dec 1987, 162-170     The economic environment the speaker foresees for the next year. Then a discussion of the pressures the government will be under from the election timetable. The policy implications of these forces as they come together. These issues are discussed under the following headings: The Economic Environment; Canada Continues to Perform ...
    Text  Farrow, Maureen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 10 Dec 1987, 162-170   The economic environment the speaker foresees for the next year. Then a discussion of the pressures the government will be under from the election timetable. The policy implications of these ...
  • Yes, Things Really Have Changed
    Text  Charest, The Honourable Jean, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 12 Feb 1987, 267-277     Youth unemployment in Canada as a serious economic and social problem, with statistics. The difficulty for many young people to make the transition from school to work. The lack of matching of skills acquired, and skills needed by employers. A recognition of the changes in the global economy which require ...
    Text  Charest, The Honourable Jean, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 12 Feb 1987, 267-277   Youth unemployment in Canada as a serious economic and social problem, with statistics. The difficulty for many young people to make the transition from school to work. The lack of ...
  • Yesterday and To-day in America
    Text  Goggin, Victor, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 19 Oct 1940, 129-147     The speaker addresses us as a resident of the United States, voicing what he believes to be a cross-section of the opinion of the man on the street. Some recent history from the last quarter of a century, from 1914. Looking at the composition of the population of the United ...
    Text  Goggin, Victor, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 19 Oct 1940, 129-147   The speaker addresses us as a resident of the United States, voicing what he believes to be a cross-section of the opinion of the man on the street. Some recent ...
  • York University—Preparing Students to Redefine the Possible
    Text       The work happening at York University. The university’s primary function. Plans for growth; interdisciplinary approach; plans for York as a progressive university. York’s place among Canadian universities. The real question for York. Managing growth. The cosmopolitan and diverse nature of York University. Strengths in the Humanities and Social Sciences. The ...
    Text     The work happening at York University. The university’s primary function. Plans for growth; interdisciplinary approach; plans for York as a progressive university. York’s place among Canadian universities. The real question ...
  • You and Your Doctor
    Text  Routley, Dr. T. Clarence, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 5 Jan 1956, 149-160     Looking at some of the problems that confront people and their doctors—in the aggregate, problems of national importance to all Canadians—problems of health and happiness without which no nation can hope to reach its optimum of accomplishment. The great strides in social security in Canada. What has prompted this ever ...
    Text  Routley, Dr. T. Clarence, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 5 Jan 1956, 149-160   Looking at some of the problems that confront people and their doctors—in the aggregate, problems of national importance to all Canadians—problems of health and happiness without which no nation can ...
  • Young Ambassadors of Empire
    Text  Wigle, Colonel E.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 7 Nov 1929, 289-300     Some thoughts with regard to the Empire. The natural resources and the heritage which we have in Canada. The association of the two names Canada and Empire. The issue of Canada's flag. Discussion surrounding an Anglo-American pact in regard to the peace and happiness of the world. Some words from ...
    Text  Wigle, Colonel E.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 7 Nov 1929, 289-300   Some thoughts with regard to the Empire. The natural resources and the heritage which we have in Canada. The association of the two names Canada and Empire. The issue of ...
  • Your Hydro Chairman Reports
    Text  Saunders, Robert H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 27 Jan 1949, 187-197     The overall picture in Southern Ontario with regard to hydroelectric power. The past. Difficulties over the last 10 months. Facts and figures on the question of shortage. Total deficiency due to lack of water. Examples of the effect of not sufficient rainfall in Ontario Hydro's own plants. The purchase of ...
    Text  Saunders, Robert H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 27 Jan 1949, 187-197   The overall picture in Southern Ontario with regard to hydroelectric power. The past. Difficulties over the last 10 months. Facts and figures on the question of shortage. Total deficiency due ...
  • Your Judicial System and You
    Text  Howland, The Hon. W.G.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 12 Jan 1989, 182-193     The administration of justice and our court system: as basic to our society as government. A brief outline of the justice system, from 1792. A description of the justice and court system in Ontario, in some detail. Functions of the three levels of court. The court, the judiciary, the Bar ...
    Text  Howland, The Hon. W.G.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 12 Jan 1989, 182-193   The administration of justice and our court system: as basic to our society as government. A brief outline of the justice system, from 1792. A description of the justice and ...
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