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Why So Much Gloom? 
Text  Woodside, Wilson, Why So Much Gloom?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1962), 8 Mar 1962, 208-212  Why so much gloom over the United Nations? Various problems or crises recently faced by the UN. The speaker's belief that the UN came out of all of these crises stronger than it went in. The UN going through a "change of life." The UN's influence over peace in the world today. Gloom that is...
The Next Hundred Years 
Text  Kierans, Eric, The Next Hundred Years, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 9 Nov 1967, 156-169  ...Gill University's Schoool of Commerce and Professor of Finance. Twice during his career, he has taken over faltering businesses in Montreal and transformed them into substantial financial successes. From 1960 to 1963, he was President of the Montreal and Canadian Stock Exchanges. Subsequently he served...
Tax! Tax! Tax!--The Canadian Tax Scene 
Text  La Brie, F. Eugene, Tax! Tax! Tax!--The Canadian Tax Scene, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 7 Dec 1967, 203-224  The speaker's point of view on matters of taxation in Canada together with his reasons for adoption of that point of view. The report of the Carter Royal Commission on Taxation. A concern that the breadth of the commissioners' actual investigation was still insufficient to justify the...
Toronto--Boom Town of North America 
Text  Dennison, His Worship Mayor William, Toronto--Boom Town of North America, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1969), 9 Jan 1969, 112-123  A vision of Toronto 25 years from now. A description of plans for Toronto organized under the following headings: Toronto's harbour; The waterfront plan, Taxes; Spending the taxpayers' money; Party politics; Leadership; The St. Lawrence Hall; Convention facilities; People like Toronto.
Christmas Meeting 
Text  The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1962), 14 Dec 1961, 106-107  Christmas Meeting with music by the Toronto Men Teachers' Choir.
Law Reform--The Businessman's Responsibility 
Text  Biddell, J.L., Law Reform--The Businessman's Responsibility, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1966), 3 Feb 1966, 169-182  A consideration of the subject of law reform in a broad concept; a discussion as to the extent to which the business community should be taking on the responsibility to see that the government determines and adopts worthwhile economic and social objectives for Canada and does something about...
Quebec--Problems of Growth 
Text  Kierans, Honourable Eric W., Quebec--Problems of Growth, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 515), 12 Dec 1963, 137-148  ... Director of McGill's School of Commerce in 1953. Three years of wartime service with the Victoria Rifles, marriage, and a family also helped to fill these busy years. We all know the story from May 1960 on. As President of the Montreal and Canadian Stock Exchanges, our Guest made quite an impact...
The Lieutenant-Governor's Reception 
Text  Rowe, The Honourable Earl, The Lieutenant-Governor's Reception, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 515), 12 Nov 1963, p. 91  On November 12th and 13th the Honourable Earl Rowe, Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario observed the sixty years of service to the community and the nation rendered by the Empire Club at a Reception on each day for members of the Empire Club and their ladies.
Canada--A Nation or a Satellite 
Text  Douglas, The Honourable Thomas C., Canada--A Nation or a Satellite, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 515), 16 Apr 1964, 339-350  More and more of Canada falling into foreign hands by the steady acquisition of industries and resources by American corporations. Some statistics and recent occurrences. Benefits to Canada from foreign investment. Trading relations with the United States. The problem of developing a branch plant...
Cyprus--1966! 
Text  Wilson, The Hon. Mr. Justice John L., Cyprus--1966!, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1967), 13 Oct 1966, 15-30  ... in the independence Constitution of 1960. Our guest today, Mr. Justice Wilson, had the unusual experience of being an essential part of that Constitution. In 1962, he was granted a leave of absence from the Ontario Supreme Court, where he has served since 1945, to accept the appointment as President of the High Court...
St. Andrew's Day Special Meeting 
Text  Polwarth, Lord, St. Andrew's Day Special Meeting, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1962), 30 Nov 1961, 74-89  ... to be with you on this important occasion. I would like to convey to all those present tonight my warmest greetings and good wishes. Vincent. On behalf of our society I sent greetings to thirty-one sister societies in various parts of the world, and I would like to read the text of our message to you...
Neighbours Taken For Granted or Dr. Livingstone (Merchant) I Presume? 
Text  Lawson, Harold R., Neighbours Taken For Granted or Dr. Livingstone (Merchant) I Presume?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1967), 9 Mar 1967, 253-276  ...'s text as the basis of my speech, I can only say that book reviews are popular subject matter for both talks and essays, and you can simply record this occasion as the first one when the guest speaker has delivered a book review to the Empire Club. Mr. Merchant needs no introduction to Canadians as he...
Diamond Jubilee Dinner 
Text  Douglas-Home, The Right Honourable Sir Alec, Diamond Jubilee Dinner, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 515), 11 Feb 1964, 215-237  Following toasts and other formalities, Sir Alec Douglas-Home begins with a "bold proposition" that there is today a change coming over the world. The speaker offers a broad review of world politics beginning with the state of affairs between the Communist and non-Communist countries, between...
Law and Survival 
Text  Douglas, Justice W.O., Law and Survival, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1966), 10 Mar 1966, 254-264  Concern over the dangers of nuclear war. The problem of the prevention of war, or if war starts, the prevention of escalation. How and why the risk of nuclear war increases with the passing of the years. Consequences of the Cold War in terms of dealing with basic world problems. The need for an...
Where Does Disarmament Stand Today? 
Text  Burns, General E.L.M., Where Does Disarmament Stand Today?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1962), 9 Nov 1961, 49-55  ... of military training, and closing of all military training institutions: (e) Discontinuance of military expenditures. As most of you may know, in March of 1960 a conference on disarmament commenced at Geneva. It was terminated by the Russians and their satellites walking out of the Conference on the 27...
British Economy on the Move--Encouraging Trends 
Text  Crowe, Sir Colin, British Economy on the Move--Encouraging Trends, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1969), 13 Mar 1969, 220-230  What is actually going on in Britain: a picture of steady, undramatic and painstaking effort. A tendency in Canada to "write down" Britain. Going back to take a quick look at the immediate post war position in Britain. What Britain has done to improve the situation; measures taken. What has to be...
India After the Raj--Showcase of Democracy 
Text  McClure, Dr. Robert B., India After the Raj--Showcase of Democracy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 15 Feb 1968, 299-308  Dr. McClure speaks as "a Canadian with some Canadian viewpoint who has worked in India for the past 13 years." A sketch of what India looks like to a Canadian. Two roads to improvement for all developing lands today, illustrated by two great examples: China with 800 million people following a...
Nixon--Humphrey--Wallace! How One Was Chosen 
Text  Young, Christopher, Nixon--Humphrey--Wallace! How One Was Chosen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1969), 5 Dec 1968, 99-108  A detailed description and discussion of each candidate and what helped and hindered their campaign. Some remarks on Canada's political leaders.
Difficulties of the United Nations in Maintaining Peace 
Text  Martin, The Honourable Paul, Difficulties of the United Nations in Maintaining Peace, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 515), 2 Apr 1964, 320-327  United Nations peace-keeping operations in Cyprus. Reference to Mr. Adlai Stevenson's remarks on the era of "limited peace"; his penetrating questions about what can and must be done to ensure that the nations pursue the path of peaceful settlement of disputes. The all-important attitude of states...
Gaping Gaps in Communications 
Text  Goodis, Jerry, Gaping Gaps in Communications, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1969), 24 Apr 1969, 287-298  Communications. The overuse of the term. Problems of stereotyping. The difficulty of communicating, and listening. An exploration of this topic with many anecdotes and examples, in many different parts of our society. Learning to listen.
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