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  • Ongoing Challenges for the Inuit People of Canada
    Text  Kusugak, Jose, 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. An explication of the ...
    Text  Kusugak, Jose, 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 ...
  • Crossing the Arctic Ocean on Skis
    Text  Ousland, Borge, 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.
    Text  Ousland, Borge, 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.
  • The Canadian Arctic Region
    Text  Stefansson, Vilh Jalmur, 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 ...
    Text  Stefansson, Vilh Jalmur, 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 ...
  • Canada's Eastern Arctic
    Text  McKeand, Major David Livingstone, 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Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 4 Mar 1943, 383-395     Our limited and outdated knowledge of the Northwest Territories.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 Minister ...
    Text  McKeand, Major David Livingstone, 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 ...
  • Exercise Sweetbriar
    Text  Solandt, Omond McKillop, 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. "Exercise Sweetbriar" an ...
    Text  Solandt, Omond McKillop, 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. ...
  • With Shackleton to the Antarctic
    Text  Michell, Dr. W.A.R., 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 hard ...
    Text  Michell, Dr. W.A.R., 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 ...
  • The Arctic Regions of Canada
    Text  Bernier, Captain J.E., 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 ...
    Text  Bernier, Captain J.E., 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 ...
  • The Future of the North
    Text  Berton, Pierre, 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 environment and the ...
    Text  Berton, Pierre, 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 ...
  • Our Northern Heritage
    Text  Bernier, Captain J.E., 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 ...
    Text  Bernier, Captain J.E., 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 ...
  • Northern Frontier—Northern Homeland
    Text  Berger, Justice Thomas, 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. The fragility of many northern species. The importance ...
    Text  Berger, Justice Thomas, 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. ...
  • Factors Affecting Development of Canada's North
    Text  Rowley, Graham W., 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 and its sensitivity to changes ...
    Text  Rowley, Graham W., 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 ...
  • Some Reflections on Khrushchov's Visit to U.S.A. and a Further Development of Soviet-Canadian Relations
    Text  Aroutunian, Hon. A., 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 scientists, ...
    Text  Aroutunian, Hon. A., 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 ...
  • Exercise Muskox
    Text  Wilson, Colonel J.T., 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 for the ...
    Text  Wilson, Colonel J.T., 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 ...
  • The Eastern Arctic Patrol
    Text  McKeand, Major David L., 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, Ordinances and Regulations. The enforcement of law and ...
    Text  McKeand, Major David L., 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 ...
  • Twenty-Five Years Amongst the Eskimos
    Text  Livingstone, Dr. Leslie D., 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. Stories ...
    Text  Livingstone, Dr. Leslie D., 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 ...
  • Canada's Multi-Billion-Dollar Projects: What Price? What Rewards?
    Text  Munro, The Honourable John C., 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 development of the north. Canada's success as ...
    Text  Munro, The Honourable John C., 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. ...
  • Defence and the North
    Text  Campney, Hon. Ralph, 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. What ...
    Text  Campney, Hon. Ralph, 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 ...
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