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  • Crime Is Your Business
    Text  Street, T. George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1971), 8 Oct 1970, 43-54     Crime and the treatment of criminals and what part parole plays in this great problem, which is or should be of such vital concern to us all. The staggering consequences and cost of crime: the loss of property; the misery; the pain and suffering; and the wastage of human lives. ...
    Text  Street, T. George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1971), 8 Oct 1970, 43-54   Crime and the treatment of criminals and what part parole plays in this great problem, which is or should be of such vital concern to us all. The staggering consequences ...
  • Christmas Luncheon
    Text  Macdonald, The Honourable W. Ross, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1971), 16 Dec 1970, 176-180     Greetings from His Honour, the Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario, W. Ross Macdonald. Musical entertainment from the University of Toronto Concert Choir.
    Text  Macdonald, The Honourable W. Ross, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1971), 16 Dec 1970, 176-180   Greetings from His Honour, the Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario, W. Ross Macdonald. Musical entertainment from the University of Toronto Concert Choir.
  • The Challenge of Change
    Text  Chercover, Murray, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1971), 28 Jan 1971, 220-229     Changes which have taken place in the basic structure of the Canadian broadcasting industry, as well as in our society and in our world over the last few years. Changes in the basic legislation guiding broadcast policy: a new Broadcasting Act. More recent massive change in the regulations under which ...
    Text  Chercover, Murray, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1971), 28 Jan 1971, 220-229   Changes which have taken place in the basic structure of the Canadian broadcasting industry, as well as in our society and in our world over the last few years. Changes ...
  • The University of the Seventies
    Text  Bissell, Dr. Claude T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1971), 15 Apr 1971, 366-378     Looking forward to make some predictions about the future; speaking as one about to shed responsibilities. Beginning with the problem of relating numbers to physical capacity, of determining the limitations of higher education. The sixties as the heyday of egalitarianism. The impossibility of universities absorbing increased numbers. Alternatives. Speculation concerning ...
    Text  Bissell, Dr. Claude T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1971), 15 Apr 1971, 366-378   Looking forward to make some predictions about the future; speaking as one about to shed responsibilities. Beginning with the problem of relating numbers to physical capacity, of determining the limitations ...
  • The Strength and Strains of the British Economy
    Text  Hardie, Sir Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1971), 3 Dec 1970, 153-162     A presentation of the external balance sheet of the United Kingdom, the external receipts and payments account, both on capital and income account, the balance of which, of course, represents the vital balance of payments. Evidence of the U.K.'s position of immense external strength. The advantages of London as the ...
    Text  Hardie, Sir Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1971), 3 Dec 1970, 153-162   A presentation of the external balance sheet of the United Kingdom, the external receipts and payments account, both on capital and income account, the balance of which, of course, represents ...
  • Are Canadians Simply Americans on Snowshoes?
    Text  Straiton, John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1971), 22 Oct 1970, 69-82     Some personal reminiscences. An illustration of how things are changing in the world. The speaker's home town, and the rest of Canada, now part of the Global Supermarket. The age of the multi-national, or international corporation. Examples of Canada in the international market. Extra pressure from the United States in ...
    Text  Straiton, John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1971), 22 Oct 1970, 69-82   Some personal reminiscences. An illustration of how things are changing in the world. The speaker's home town, and the rest of Canada, now part of the Global Supermarket. The age ...
  • Britain Today
    Text  Callaghan, The Rt. Hon. James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 14 Sep 1976, 8-23     A reference to Canada's growing significance in world affairs, citing the expected membership of the Security Council of the United Nations next year, a joint chairmanship of the Conference on International Economic Co-operation, Canada's contributions to the United Nations Peace-keeping Forces, and Canada's role in the defence of the North ...
    Text  Callaghan, The Rt. Hon. James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 14 Sep 1976, 8-23   A reference to Canada's growing significance in world affairs, citing the expected membership of the Security Council of the United Nations next year, a joint chairmanship of the Conference on ...
  • An Alternative Government for Canada
    Text  Clark, Joseph, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 22 Apr 1976, 396-409     Mr. Clark's first areas of concern are what he perceives as two major developments of substance in terms of economic policy: the question of controls and the imposition of a form of controls that leave little room for consultation. This discussion is followed by the speaker's assertion that he regards ...
    Text  Clark, Joseph, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 22 Apr 1976, 396-409   Mr. Clark's first areas of concern are what he perceives as two major developments of substance in terms of economic policy: the question of controls and the imposition of a ...
  • Politics and Government in Ontario
    Text  Smith, Dr. Stuart L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 8 Apr 1976, 384-395     Comments on the Ontario budget, presented two days previous. Concern over the deficit, municipal cutbacks, and increases in OHIP premiums. A review of Dr. Smith's fundamental concerns about the Canadian and Ontario economies, the increase in our balance of trade deficit regarding manufactured goods, and the pending energy trade deficit. ...
    Text  Smith, Dr. Stuart L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 8 Apr 1976, 384-395   Comments on the Ontario budget, presented two days previous. Concern over the deficit, municipal cutbacks, and increases in OHIP premiums. A review of Dr. Smith's fundamental concerns about the Canadian ...
  • The New Society: New Title, Same Old Debate
    Text  Pearson, Gerald E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 1 Apr 1976, 369-383     The problem of semantics in terms such as "free market system," "capitalism," "socialism," "free enterprise." The "mixed economy" that exists in Canada. Comments on the assertion by the Prime Minister announcing the federal spending cuts that Canada had entered "a new economic era" and that a "new kind of society" ...
    Text  Pearson, Gerald E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 1 Apr 1976, 369-383   The problem of semantics in terms such as "free market system," "capitalism," "socialism," "free enterprise." The "mixed economy" that exists in Canada. Comments on the assertion by the Prime Minister ...
  • Diving Under the North Pole
    Text  MacInnis, Dr. Joseph, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 26 Feb 1976, 301-313     Highlights of the last five years of Arctic expeditions conducted by Dr. Joseph A. MacInnis out of a small consulting company in Toronto, whose business is "ocean information." Projects ranged from diving accident management and prevention to assisting federal government in certain aspects of policies and programs for marine science ...
    Text  MacInnis, Dr. Joseph, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 26 Feb 1976, 301-313   Highlights of the last five years of Arctic expeditions conducted by Dr. Joseph A. MacInnis out of a small consulting company in Toronto, whose business is "ocean information." Projects ranged ...
  • Health Care in a New Society
    Text  Todd, Dr. Iain A.D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 25 Mar 1976, 356-368     Some thoughts about the "new society that is being created for us and its effects on the physician—as a professional, as a provider of health services, as a major taxpayer and as a citizen." Effects of OHIP (Ontario Health Insurance Plan). Some controls that have been imposed on health professionals. ...
    Text  Todd, Dr. Iain A.D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 25 Mar 1976, 356-368   Some thoughts about the "new society that is being created for us and its effects on the physician—as a professional, as a provider of health services, as a major taxpayer ...
  • Basic Truths of the Middle East Conflict
    Text  Shalev, His Excellency Mordechai, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 18 Mar 1976, 345-355     Presentation of an up-to-date account of the situation in Israel and the Middle East. An attempt to answer the question "Why is there no solution yet to the Arab-Israel conflict?" The speaker's answer to that question, purporting that the basic answer is that the Arab States do not want peace. ...
    Text  Shalev, His Excellency Mordechai, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 18 Mar 1976, 345-355   Presentation of an up-to-date account of the situation in Israel and the Middle East. An attempt to answer the question "Why is there no solution yet to the Arab-Israel conflict?" ...
  • The Invisible Giant
    Text  Horsford, Alan A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 11 Mar 1976, 330-344     The general insurance, or property and casualty insurance business, pervades every aspect of Canadian society. Some statistics about this insurance, in comparison to life insurance. The investment aspect of insurance. Restrictions under the various Canadian insurance acts. A description of the framework of the general insurance industry. Specific features or ...
    Text  Horsford, Alan A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 11 Mar 1976, 330-344   The general insurance, or property and casualty insurance business, pervades every aspect of Canadian society. Some statistics about this insurance, in comparison to life insurance. The investment aspect of insurance. ...
  • NORAD: Current Operations and Future Plans
    Text  Stovel, Lieutenant General Richard C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 4 Mar 1976, 314-329     An introduction by Lieutenant General Richard Stovel, followed by a review of NORAD by Lieutenant Colonel Povilus, United States Air Force. Responsibilities of NORAD: To provide warning of an attack of any nature; to keep track of everything that happens in space—the only military command so tasked; to protect the ...
    Text  Stovel, Lieutenant General Richard C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 4 Mar 1976, 314-329   An introduction by Lieutenant General Richard Stovel, followed by a review of NORAD by Lieutenant Colonel Povilus, United States Air Force. Responsibilities of NORAD: To provide warning of an attack ...
  • The Monetary Muddle
    Text  Deak, Nicholas L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 19 Feb 1976, 288-300     Importance of the U.S. dollar. A view from two angles: What is the value of the U.S. dollar internally, in the United States, and what is its value externally, outside the United States? A review and discussion follow. What the value of the U.S. dollar depends upon (in the U.S.). ...
    Text  Deak, Nicholas L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 19 Feb 1976, 288-300   Importance of the U.S. dollar. A view from two angles: What is the value of the U.S. dollar internally, in the United States, and what is its value externally, outside ...
  • Détente in Africa
    Text  Moolman, Dr. Jan H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 12 Feb 1976, 263-287     The détente situation in Rhodesia, South West Africa and Angola: a review. How the South African situation differs from the rest of Africa. A brief history from the time of the first European settlers (125 years ago). How divisions between White and Black people developed. A discussion and review by ...
    Text  Moolman, Dr. Jan H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 12 Feb 1976, 263-287   The détente situation in Rhodesia, South West Africa and Angola: a review. How the South African situation differs from the rest of Africa. A brief history from the time of ...
  • Alternatives for a Free Society
    Text  McIvor, Donald K., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 5 Feb 1976, 251-262     A speech of enquiry, addressing what choices we have, in Trudeau's words: "…as a free people responsible for our own destiny and capable of shaping our own future." Terms and definitions for "free market system" and "mixed economy." Response to what the Prime Minister has said. Agreement, with discussion that ...
    Text  McIvor, Donald K., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 5 Feb 1976, 251-262   A speech of enquiry, addressing what choices we have, in Trudeau's words: "…as a free people responsible for our own destiny and capable of shaping our own future." Terms and ...
  • The International Expansion of Banking
    Text  Hanselmann, Guido P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 15 Jan 1976, 204-217     Banking, discussed under the following headings. Buildup of an International Network. Swiss Banks Abroad—Foreign Banks in Switzerland. Reasons for Increased Internationalization. Necessity and Risk. What Does the Future Hold? Canada used as an example under the last heading, particularly with regard to the James Bay and Churchill Falls projects, the ...
    Text  Hanselmann, Guido P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 15 Jan 1976, 204-217   Banking, discussed under the following headings. Buildup of an International Network. Swiss Banks Abroad—Foreign Banks in Switzerland. Reasons for Increased Internationalization. Necessity and Risk. What Does the Future Hold? Canada ...
  • A Canadian Anti-Inflation Program
    Text  Biddell, John L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 29 Jan 1976, 232-250     Two distinct anti-inflation programs: one announced by the Prime Minister Oct. 14 and second, the one which will have to be put together to get us out of the first one; one which will get us de-controlled without having inflation take off again. Merits of, and comments on, the first ...
    Text  Biddell, John L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 29 Jan 1976, 232-250   Two distinct anti-inflation programs: one announced by the Prime Minister Oct. 14 and second, the one which will have to be put together to get us out of the first ...
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