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Defence and the North 
Text  Campney, Hon. Ralph, Defence and the North, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 12 Apr 1956, 327-340  How the times have changed, defence wise. Hope for permanent peace resting more and more on the growing unity and strength of the free nations. Dependency on the success of NATO. Canada's achievements and developments in recent years. The ability to adjust. The importance of national defence to...
Canada's Multi-Billion-Dollar Projects: What Price? What Rewards? 
Text  Munro, The Honourable John C., Canada's Multi-Billion-Dollar Projects: What Price? What Rewards?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 1 Apr 1982, 355-375  The government's approach to Canada's current economic circumstances. Some of the initiatives we must embark on together to achieve solid and sustained economic development in Canada. The speaker's various responsibilities. A plea to the audience to become active participants and partners in the...
Twenty-Five Years Amongst the Eskimos 
Text  Livingstone, Dr. Leslie D., Twenty-Five Years Amongst the Eskimos, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 25 Oct 1945, 61-71  An idea of the Northland, the native inhabitants and the speaker's work among them. The speaker's arrival in North Baffin Land on the 18th of August, 1922. His introduction to the most primitive of the Eskimo: a description. The first introduction to these Eskimo of the practice of medicine....
The Eastern Arctic Patrol 
Text  McKeand, Major David L., The Eastern Arctic Patrol, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 14 Mar 1940, 367-383  Our knowledge and familiarity with Canada's Arctic. The importance of radio, and specifically the CBC, to our knowledge of Canada's geography. A description of the Northwest Territories. The Northwest Territories Act which provides for a Territorial Government. Administration of the various Acts,...
Exercise Muskox 
Text  Wilson, Colonel J.T., Exercise Muskox, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 18 Apr 1946, 354-369  The speaker's experiences on a recent fact-finding Arctic expedition "Exercise Muskox." The route of the Exercise, as pointed out on a map. Three aspects of the Arctic or the winter Exercises: how the Exercise came about, what actually occurred or is occurring now on the Exercise, and implications...
Some Reflections on Khrushchov's Visit to U.S.A. and a Further Development of Soviet-Canadian Relations 
Text  Aroutunian, Hon. A., Some Reflections on Khrushchov's Visit to U.S.A. and a Further Development of Soviet-Canadian Relations, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 5 Nov 1959, 64-81  The importance of the outcome of the visit of Khrushchov to the USA to Canada because of our close economic, political and military ties with the United States. Media coverage of the event. The success of the visit. The scope of exchange visits of businessmen and specialists, artists and...
Factors Affecting Development of Canada's North 
Text  Rowley, Graham W., Factors Affecting Development of Canada's North, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1963), 4 Apr 1963, 263-272  Requirements for development in the north. Having something to develop: resources in the north. An examination of both renewable and non-renewable resources in Canada's north. Accessibility, or rather, inaccessibility, of the north. Costs to develop northern resources and send them to market. The...
Northern Frontier--Northern Homeland 
Text  Berger, Justice Thomas, Northern Frontier--Northern Homeland, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 19 May 1977, 1-14  The Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry: unique in that there has been an impact study before, not after a large-scale frontier project. Details of the project. Social, environmental and economic impact. An address regarding the environmental impact. Problems of projecting an environmental impact....
Our Northern Heritage 
Text  Bernier, Captain J.E., Our Northern Heritage, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 7 Oct 1926, 222-228  Addressing the audience not as a representative of the Government, but as a member of the Government Service for 22 years. Taking possession of all the Arctic Islands that belonged to England during those 22 years. Thanks to suppliers of food and other items used during this time. Some highlights...
The Future of the North 
Text  Berton, Pierre, The Future of the North, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 11 Oct 1973, 46-56  Personal reminiscences. The role of the north, and the northern wilderness in the lives of Canadians, and in their sense of identity. Many literary and historical allusions. The future of the North. The Canadian Arctic Resources Committee. The governance of the Yukon and the Northwest Territories....
The Arctic Regions of Canada 
Text  Bernier, Captain J.E., The Arctic Regions of Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 20 Dec 1909, 67-76  The immense territory in the North that the Imperial Government gave to Canada in 1880. The lack of effort, even by the Canadian people, to use what England had given us. What it cost the British Empire to obtain this land. The speaker, in his expeditions, following John Franklin and those who...
With Shackleton to the Antarctic 
Text  Michell, Dr. W.A.R., With Shackleton to the Antarctic, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 31 Mar 1910, 207-224  The speaker's experience as Surgeon of the S.S. "Nimrod". Preparation of the ship for two years of work amid Polar ice and stormy ocean. A description of the "Nimrod." The overhauling. The two scientists on board and the conditions under which they were accommodated. Details of the expedition. The...
Exercise Sweetbriar 
Text  Solandt, Omond McKillop, Exercise Sweetbriar, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 30 Mar 1950, 276-293  The speaker addresses the audience in the place of the Honourable Brooke Claxton, Minister of National Defence, who was attending the meeting of North Atlantic Defence Ministers at The Hague. First, a tribute to the memory of the late Laurence Steinhardt, the United States Ambassador to Canada....
Canada's Eastern Arctic 
Text  McKeand, Major David Livingstone, Canada's Eastern Arctic, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 4 Mar 1943, 383-395  Our limited and outdated knowledge of the Northwest Territories. The part the CBC is playing in educating Canadians about the North. The development of the North over the last two decades. The unfolding of the Eastern Arctic. A description of the Eastern Arctic. An annual expedition, sponsored by...
The Canadian Arctic Region 
Text  Stefansson, Vilh Jalmur, The Canadian Arctic Region, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 11 Nov 1918, 364-379  The glorious news of the day. Finding out about the war over a year after Britain had entered on the struggle, for two members of the speaker's expedition as well as himself then supposed to be dead. The speaker's latest expedition in many ways the most extensive polar enterprise every undertaken....
Crossing the Arctic Ocean on Skis 
Text  Ousland, Borge, Crossing the Arctic Ocean on Skis, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2004), 3 Dec 2002, 180-191  Personal reminiscences accompanied by a slide show of the speaker's trips.
Ongoing Challenges for the Inuit People of Canada 
Text  Kusugak, Jose, Ongoing Challenges for the Inuit People of Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 13 Oct 2005, 73-81  Canadians as a fair-minded people. Finding values of fairness and sharing in the day-to-day politics in Ottawa - some difficulties. Living in a political world. The Inuit - the Aboriginal People of Arctic Canada - their self-determination struggle. Describing the Inuit place in Canada. Some facts....
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