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  • 1970: The Year of Transition
    Text  McCracken, Dr. Paul W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1970), 5 Feb 1970, 248-259     A message of confidence and optimism. Reasons for such optimism. Some real progress in trying to get the long overheated U.S. economy cooled off: why and how that was a struggle. What has been learned about the nature of economic progress. A second reason for confidence the establishment of a ...
    Text  McCracken, Dr. Paul W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1970), 5 Feb 1970, 248-259   A message of confidence and optimism. Reasons for such optimism. Some real progress in trying to get the long overheated U.S. economy cooled off: why and how that was a ...
  • 1979—The Year of the Referendum
    Text  Desbarats, Peter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 7 Dec 1978, 116-131     Mr. Desbarats' comments and thoughts about Canada, and the Quebec referendum. Subjects addressed include: Pessimism about Canada and its causes; a view of our standard of living by the average citizen; uneasiness about our political and economic future may be leading to a new sense of conservatism; this is an ...
    Text  Desbarats, Peter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 7 Dec 1978, 116-131   Mr. Desbarats' comments and thoughts about Canada, and the Quebec referendum. Subjects addressed include: Pessimism about Canada and its causes; a view of our standard of living by the average ...
  • 500 Million Questions
    Text  Rowebottom, Lorne, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1971), 18 Feb 1971, 264-276     The address begins with a rhetorical question: "Which is more important, to put a man on the moon or take a census?" The equality of difficulty in these two tasks; suggesting a few of the most significant differences. Putting the census in a context of a complex of management information ...
    Text  Rowebottom, Lorne, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1971), 18 Feb 1971, 264-276   The address begins with a rhetorical question: "Which is more important, to put a man on the moon or take a census?" The equality of difficulty in these two tasks; ...
  • Aboriginal Right: Let's Face It
    Text  MacDonald, Flora, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1973), 26 Apr 1973, 417-431     The lack of comprehension of what is meant by Aboriginal Rights or what the consequences of recognition and settlement will be for all Canadians. An historical review of Aboriginal Rights with regard to the Canadian government and the Constitution before and after 1969. A definition of aboriginal right. The intention ...
    Text  MacDonald, Flora, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1973), 26 Apr 1973, 417-431   The lack of comprehension of what is meant by Aboriginal Rights or what the consequences of recognition and settlement will be for all Canadians. An historical review of Aboriginal Rights ...
  • Abroad Throughts from at Home
    Text  Cornell, Ward, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 24 Oct 1974, 58-70     Ontario House in London: who they are, where they come from, what they attempt, what they achieve and where they're going. A brief history of the office of Agent General. Operational and representational activities. A description of projects and programmes. New developments and missions. The importance of tourism. The concept ...
    Text  Cornell, Ward, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 24 Oct 1974, 58-70   Ontario House in London: who they are, where they come from, what they attempt, what they achieve and where they're going. A brief history of the office of Agent General. ...
  • Action '73—Canadian Maritime Forces—Aircraft, Ships, and Submarines
    Text  MacGillivray, Cdr. D.N., Pickering, Lt.-Col. A., and Wood, Cdr. J.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1973), 1 Mar 1973, 261-276     Addresses and audio-visual presentation. Introduction by Lt.-Col. Pickering: Canada is a Maritime nation. Current problems facing Canada. Maritime Command one of six within the Canadian Armed Forces with headquarters in Halifax. Commander McGillivray describes the surface operations. Lt.-Col. Pickering reviews air oprations, and Commander Wood details submarine operations. All reviews ...
    Text  MacGillivray, Cdr. D.N., Pickering, Lt.-Col. A., and Wood, Cdr. J.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1973), 1 Mar 1973, 261-276   Addresses and audio-visual presentation. Introduction by Lt.-Col. Pickering: Canada is a Maritime nation. Current problems facing Canada. Maritime Command one of six within the Canadian Armed Forces with headquarters in ...
  • The Aims and Responsibilities of German Foreign Policy
    Text  Scheel, Walter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 27 Sep 1973, 23-32     The Federal Republic of Germany a new member of the United Nations. Events leading up to membership. Problems between East and West in central Europe. The Treaty on the Basis of Relations between the Federal Republic of Germany and the German Democratic Republic. Germany's relations with the rest of Europe. ...
    Text  Scheel, Walter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 27 Sep 1973, 23-32   The Federal Republic of Germany a new member of the United Nations. Events leading up to membership. Problems between East and West in central Europe. The Treaty on the Basis ...
  • Air Canada—Challenges and Outlook
    Text  Pratt, Yves, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 31 Jan 1974, 192-201     Some comments on Canada's transportation industry; its importance to the growth, development and unity of the country. Operation of transportation systems by all levels of the public sector and individuals or business enterprises in the private sector. The issue of financing the public service of transportation. Then, a definition of ...
    Text  Pratt, Yves, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 31 Jan 1974, 192-201   Some comments on Canada's transportation industry; its importance to the growth, development and unity of the country. Operation of transportation systems by all levels of the public sector and individuals ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • America Besieged
    Text  Rinfret, Dr. Pierre A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 9 Dec 1971, 106-123     A joint meet of The Empire Club of Canada and the Toronto Society of Financial Analysis. Canadian-American relations, particularly economic. Provocative statement by President Nixon that Japan (not Canada) was America's No. 1 trading partner. Apologies to Prime Minister Trudeau. America not protectionist. Canada and America's economies tied together. A ...
    Text  Rinfret, Dr. Pierre A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 9 Dec 1971, 106-123   A joint meet of The Empire Club of Canada and the Toronto Society of Financial Analysis. Canadian-American relations, particularly economic. Provocative statement by President Nixon that Japan (not Canada) was ...
  • The American Electoral System
    Text  Scammon, Richard M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 9 Oct 1975, 54-69     Differences between the American and Canada political systems. The American electorate. Profile of the American voter: a non-political and electorally alert individual. What will motivate the American voter in 1976. Four central issues: party, economic, social, personal. Personal predictions of the outcome of the pending American election. A short review ...
    Text  Scammon, Richard M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 9 Oct 1975, 54-69   Differences between the American and Canada political systems. The American electorate. Profile of the American voter: a non-political and electorally alert individual. What will motivate the American voter in 1976. ...
  • Apollo Communications
    Text  Svien, Arlon J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1971), 12 Nov 1970, 107-115     Some background to the Apollo mission to the moon. Preparation of the Apollo Communication system: a detailed description including the organizational tasks and the equipment. Examining the actual performance of the system during the several missions and its contribution to the total success of the program. Information received which provided ...
    Text  Svien, Arlon J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1971), 12 Nov 1970, 107-115   Some background to the Apollo mission to the moon. Preparation of the Apollo Communication system: a detailed description including the organizational tasks and the equipment. Examining the actual performance of ...
  • The Apollo XIII Mission
    Text  Lovell, Captain James A. Jr., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1971), 18 Aug 1970, 1-26     Some remarks about Canada's participation in space missions, particularly on the first historic mission to the moon. The purpose of the United States space programme: to bring its benefits for the peaceful uses of all mankind; the kind of peaceful co-operation that has existed for generations between Canada and the ...
    Text  Lovell, Captain James A. Jr., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1971), 18 Aug 1970, 1-26   Some remarks about Canada's participation in space missions, particularly on the first historic mission to the moon. The purpose of the United States space programme: to bring its benefits for ...
  • Arctic Gas: A Giant of Necessity
    Text  Wilder, William P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 24 Jan 1974, 181-191     The proposed Arctic Gas pipeline to transport natural gas from the North Slope of Alaska and the Mackenzie Delta. Costs and size of the project. Why Mr. Wilder believes the Arctic Gas pipeline is a giant of necessity for Canada, with details. Why it is important to residents of northern ...
    Text  Wilder, William P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 24 Jan 1974, 181-191   The proposed Arctic Gas pipeline to transport natural gas from the North Slope of Alaska and the Mackenzie Delta. Costs and size of the project. Why Mr. Wilder believes the ...
  • 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 ...
  • Armed Forces and Détente
    Text  Dextraze, General J.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 24 Nov 1976, 110-120     The defence of the western way of life with détente in perspective. The requirement to defend democratic institutions in the world today. Why the Western world needs to maintain large, professional Armed Forces. The necessity to spend billions of dollars annually on military personnel and equipment. The need to maintain ...
    Text  Dextraze, General J.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 24 Nov 1976, 110-120   The defence of the western way of life with détente in perspective. The requirement to defend democratic institutions in the world today. Why the Western world needs to maintain large, ...
  • The Art  Gallery of Ontario—Ontario's Great Asset
    Text  Bovey, Edmund C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 14 Oct 1971, 21-32     A tribute to Henry Moore by Honourable John P. Robarts, Former Premier of Ontario. Mr. Bovey begins with a review of the donation by Henry Moore, then a brief history of the Art Gallery of Ontario and its various stages of development. A description of the Capital Fund Campaign and ...
    Text  Bovey, Edmund C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 14 Oct 1971, 21-32   A tribute to Henry Moore by Honourable John P. Robarts, Former Premier of Ontario. Mr. Bovey begins with a review of the donation by Henry Moore, then a brief history ...
  • The Association of Tomorrow
    Text  Johnson, The Honourable Pierre Marc, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 25 Oct 1979, 64-82     An address one week prior to the publication of the Government of Quebec's white paper on sovereignty association. Months of debates to follow, culminating in December with the formal disclosure of the proposed referendum question, then a move to the National Assembly for discussion in Parliament. Then the referendum itself. ...
    Text  Johnson, The Honourable Pierre Marc, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 25 Oct 1979, 64-82   An address one week prior to the publication of the Government of Quebec's white paper on sovereignty association. Months of debates to follow, culminating in December with the formal disclosure ...
  • Aviation in the Next Decade
    Text  Nicolson, David L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 21 Mar 1974, 286-298     A brief description of air travel today, including costs and statistics. Factors affecting changes. How increased costs for airlines will affect fares. Profits and controls. Examples of industry changes from Britain. The formation of British Airways from the merger of BEA and BOAC. Reactions to the changes. A brief description ...
    Text  Nicolson, David L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 21 Mar 1974, 286-298   A brief description of air travel today, including costs and statistics. Factors affecting changes. How increased costs for airlines will affect fares. Profits and controls. Examples of industry changes from ...
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