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  • When is the Right Time to Retire?
    Mirvish, Ed, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 26 Feb 1981, 263-274     Mr. Mirvish's personal views about retirement. His choice of new endeavours. Personal reminiscences about his life and his various challenges and successes. His plans for the future.
    Mirvish, Ed, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 26 Feb 1981, 263-274   Mr. Mirvish's personal views about retirement. His choice of new endeavours. Personal ...
  • The War in the Far East
    Wassell, Commander Corydon M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 21 Nov 1944, 133-147     Personal opinions, anecdotes, and reminiscences of the speaker. Some topics covered include manufacturing, the motion picture industry, the English, the speaker's assignment in the Far East.
    Wassell, Commander Corydon M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 21 Nov 1944, 133-147   Personal opinions, anecdotes, and reminiscences of the speaker. Some topics covered include ...
  • An Address by Sir Malcolm Campbell
    Campbell, Sir Malcolm, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 28 Feb 1933, 97-107     Reference to the speaker's previous address one year ago. Beginning to see the light of day. Work that has been done over the past 12 months. The importance of inter-Empire trade. Some personal anecdotes from the speaker about his car and about his experiences recently down in Florida. Some words ...
    Campbell, Sir Malcolm, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 28 Feb 1933, 97-107   Reference to the speaker's previous address one year ago. Beginning to see ...
  • How I Became an Overnight Success in Seventy-Five Years
    Mirvish, Ed, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 28 Jun 1989, 11-21     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Royal Commonwealth Society. Canada Day Celebration. First, a Canada Day Message from Lieutenant Governor Lincoln M. Alexander. Mr. Mirvish's personal accolades to Canada and what the country has done for him and his family. Personal reminiscences and anecdotes of ...
    Mirvish, Ed, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 28 Jun 1989, 11-21   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Royal ...
  • Pages from the Notebook of an Ottawa Correspondent
    MacLeod, Norman M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 29 Jan 1942, 238-249     Many personal anecdotes including sharing New Year's Eve with Mr. Churchill on a train. Other reminiscences, including the royal tour of Their Majesties, the King and Queen, in Canada a year or two ago. A story relating to the era after the Drury Government was defeated in Ontario and the ...
    MacLeod, Norman M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 29 Jan 1942, 238-249   Many personal anecdotes including sharing New Year's Eve with Mr. Churchill on ...
  • Europe—A Search For Ideas
    Smith-Ross, James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 15 Mar 1945, 351-361     Marshalling the great confusion of ideas in the world and in the speaker's own mind, to see whether he could come back with a few simple premises that could be of practical service. A summary of the speaker's search and journey. Fresh confirmation of a rule of life. A very ...
    Smith-Ross, James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 15 Mar 1945, 351-361   Marshalling the great confusion of ideas in the world and in the ...
  • A Personal Confession of Faith
    Brittain, Miss Vera, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 30 Oct 1934, 81-98     The difficulty of talking in an impersonal way about one's own work and one's own views. What the speaker's book, "Testament of Youth" is all about. The book as an autobiography, not a novel. The impact of war on four young people. A synopsis of the events in the book. ...
    Brittain, Miss Vera, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 30 Oct 1934, 81-98   The difficulty of talking in an impersonal way about one's own work ...
  • My Life
    Taylor, Dr. Ronald W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2006), 28 Oct 2004, 60-69     Personal anecdotes from the speaker's life.
    Taylor, Dr. Ronald W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2006), 28 Oct 2004, 60-69   Personal anecdotes from the speaker's life.
  • Out of Character
    Forrester, Maureen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 30 Oct 1986, 84-96     Autobiographical. Anecdotes and reminiscences of a successful career. The speaker's role as Chairman of the Canada Council. Some remarks on culture, Canadian culture, and encouraging culture.
    Forrester, Maureen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 30 Oct 1986, 84-96   Autobiographical. Anecdotes and reminiscences of a successful career. The speaker's role as ...
  • Up the Empire—Interbreeding for a Better World
    Wicks, Ben, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 9 Nov 1978, 71-82     A humourous look at Canada and Canadian politics and politicians, interspersed with personal anecdotes and reminiscences. An optimistic look at Canada and Canada's potential.
    Wicks, Ben, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 9 Nov 1978, 71-82   A humourous look at Canada and Canadian politics and politicians, interspersed with ...
  • My Life and Hard Wines
    Broadbent, Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 28 Feb 1985, 340-358     Personal and professional reminiscences of the speaker, focussing on the wine auction business. Much colourful history of acquisitions and sales with many details including money figures.
    Broadbent, Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 28 Feb 1985, 340-358   Personal and professional reminiscences of the speaker, focussing on the wine auction ...
  • Prelude to the Afternoon of a Moose
    Pachter, Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 19 Mar 1987, 336-346     Autobiographical. The experiences and personal reminiscences of the successes and failures of the speaker. Those successes and failures tend to follow the ups and downs of the economy and reflect the consequences of same. Lessons to be learned from his experiences.
    Pachter, Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 19 Mar 1987, 336-346   Autobiographical. The experiences and personal reminiscences of the successes and failures of ...
  • Some Comments After One Year's Contemplation
    Robarts, The Honourable John P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 20 Apr 1972, 400-413     Personal views and comments, with anecdotes by The Honourable John Robarts, just over one year after leaving a 20-year career in government. A view of Canada's basic problem as one of unity over a huge land mass. Regionalism. Strikes as a weapon to disrupt society. Other observations about youth, employment, ...
    Robarts, The Honourable John P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 20 Apr 1972, 400-413   Personal views and comments, with anecdotes by The Honourable John Robarts, just ...
  • Wife Of … An Irreverent Account of Life in Washington
    Gotlieb, Sondra, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 31 Oct 1985, 100-108     Amusing anecodtes and reminiscences of the speaker, in her role as wife of Canada's Ambassador to the United States. Autobiographical.
    Gotlieb, Sondra, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 31 Oct 1985, 100-108   Amusing anecodtes and reminiscences of the speaker, in her role as wife ...
  • Hollywood and the Movies
    Yost, Elwy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 29 Apr 1982, 421-440     Autobiographical. Personal reminiscenses and anecdotes, including Hollywood personalities.
    Yost, Elwy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 29 Apr 1982, 421-440   Autobiographical. Personal reminiscenses and anecdotes, including Hollywood personalities.
  • Standing Firm
    Quayle, Dan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1995), 9 Jun 1994, 343-358     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Fraser Institute. An address and question period. A review and discussion of the speaker's book, "Standing Firm." The speaker's objective and unbiased viewpoint of the current administration in the United States. Something about the Republican Party and the issues ...
    Quayle, Dan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1995), 9 Jun 1994, 343-358   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Fraser ...
  • Closer to the Sun
    Drabinsky, Garth, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1995), 27 Mar 1995, 65-83     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian Club of Toronto. Personal reminiscences. Readings from the speaker's book "that will provide some insight into my life and career in the motion picture industry and the world of commercial live theatre." Context provided in between the passages ...
    Drabinsky, Garth, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1995), 27 Mar 1995, 65-83   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian ...
  • Some Reminiscences of 1935-45
    Crerar, General H.D.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 24 Nov 1949, 106-115     A few personal experiences of the Second Great War. Telling a few tales without breach of faith and confidentiality. The speaker's arrival in the United Kingdom on October 28, 1939, to act as Military Advisor to the then Minister of Mines and Resources, the Honourable T.A. Crerar, who was to ...
    Crerar, General H.D.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 24 Nov 1949, 106-115   A few personal experiences of the Second Great War. Telling a few ...
  • A Look At America
    Medina, His Honour Judge Harold R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1958), 13 Mar 1958, 241-262     The story of the Communist Trial and the aftermath. The speaker's involvement from the Fall of 1948 when he was a new Judge, and was assigned to try the case of the Communists. Personal reminiscences and experience. Delegations. His schedule. Protection provided. Two or three concrete instances of the endeavours ...
    Medina, His Honour Judge Harold R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1958), 13 Mar 1958, 241-262   The story of the Communist Trial and the aftermath. The speaker's involvement ...
  • Reflections of an International Musician
    Hardy, Hagood, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 2 Feb 1989, 213-222     Some introductory remarks about the similarities in lifestyle between the speaker and the audience. Autobiographical anecdotes. Some comments on encouraging musical ability. Government policy towards the Arts, especially in light of free trade. Some remarks on Canadian culture: too many committees. An effective way to stimulate interest in the Arts.
    Hardy, Hagood, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 2 Feb 1989, 213-222   Some introductory remarks about the similarities in lifestyle between the speaker and ...
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