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  • The Banking Systems of Canada and the United States
    Text  Stewart, D.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 14 Dec 1905, 86-96     Some general comments about the banking business. A duty owed to the public to disseminate accurate information regarding this subject, as it is one upon which the commercial, agricultural and industrial prosperity of the Dominion is vitally dependent. The detriment to any country and demoralization to its people if there ...
    Text  Stewart, D.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 14 Dec 1905, 86-96   Some general comments about the banking business. A duty owed to the public to disseminate accurate information regarding this subject, as it is one upon which the commercial, agricultural and ...
  • Post-War constructive Period From a Western Viewpoint
    Text  Henders, R.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 22 May 1919, 291-302     The clash of arms past; the glorious days of peace with a complete and everlasting triumph of the forces of justice and liberty here. Turning to look at the aftermath of the war; the large expenditure that has to be made, and the population that is here to meet it. ...
    Text  Henders, R.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 22 May 1919, 291-302   The clash of arms past; the glorious days of peace with a complete and everlasting triumph of the forces of justice and liberty here. Turning to look at the aftermath ...
  • The Outlook for Canada
    Text  Hodgins, J.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 13 Apr 1922, 131-143     Some personal reminiscences. Laying some ghosts; having enough of pessimism. The situation in Germany, France, and United States, and England, and how it came to be so. The speaker being appalled at the utter ignorance of Canadians of their own situation. Up to us to find our destiny upon the ...
    Text  Hodgins, J.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 13 Apr 1922, 131-143   Some personal reminiscences. Laying some ghosts; having enough of pessimism. The situation in Germany, France, and United States, and England, and how it came to be so. The speaker being ...
  • Canada and Its Development
    Text  Spillman, Harry C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 15 Oct 1925, 270-282     The role of the businessman and commerce in building up a nation. Commerce as a seat of power but also as a seat of responsibility. The three ways in which this business responsibility manifests itself. The need for leadership, and the nature of leadership. On the eve of very wonderful ...
    Text  Spillman, Harry C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 15 Oct 1925, 270-282   The role of the businessman and commerce in building up a nation. Commerce as a seat of power but also as a seat of responsibility. The three ways in which ...
  • The West and Canada's Problem
    Text  Gardiner, The Honourable J.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1928), 27 Oct 1927, 161-177     The problem as to how we can best, within the British Empire, build up on the northern half of this North American continent a nation. Some idea of what the view of Western Canada is, or is coming to be, upon that great problem and in connection with its development. ...
    Text  Gardiner, The Honourable J.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1928), 27 Oct 1927, 161-177   The problem as to how we can best, within the British Empire, build up on the northern half of this North American continent a nation. Some idea of what the ...
  • Canada Turning the Corner
    Text  Corless, C.V., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 31 Jan 1929, 35-52     Canada passing through an important transition period in her economic development, resulting in the present hesitation in framing some of her national policies. A switch from a movement westward to one northward, with some marked advantages. A discussion of the flow of population in Canada. The present enthusiasm for northern ...
    Text  Corless, C.V., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 31 Jan 1929, 35-52   Canada passing through an important transition period in her economic development, resulting in the present hesitation in framing some of her national policies. A switch from a movement westward to ...
  • The Peace River Country, Past, Present and Future
    Text  Robins, Right Reverend E.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 21 Feb 1929, 78-90     A large map is provided for reference to the Peace River Country. A description, with much reference to the map, is provided by the speaker of the area in which he has his Diocese. The question of settlement in the area. What the speaker when he arrived in the area ...
    Text  Robins, Right Reverend E.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 21 Feb 1929, 78-90   A large map is provided for reference to the Peace River Country. A description, with much reference to the map, is provided by the speaker of the area in which ...
  • Canada's Widening Horizon
    Text  Woods, Colonel J.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 9 Oct 1930, 230-239     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada, The Canadian Club, and the Toronto Board of Trade. Some words on the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and its work. Speaking with confidence as to the general situation within the Dominion. The ever widening horizon that faces us in our business ...
    Text  Woods, Colonel J.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 9 Oct 1930, 230-239   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada, The Canadian Club, and the Toronto Board of Trade. Some words on the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and its work. Speaking ...
  • The Riddle of the Depression
    Text  Leacock, Professor Stephen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 16 Feb 1933, 70-83     Facing the depression. The speaker's stand that this is a dangerous moment, a crisis. "The time has come to think. The time has come to act." What we see around us never paralleled in the world before. The world-wide, class-wide nature of this depression. Fighting it as a plague or ...
    Text  Leacock, Professor Stephen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 16 Feb 1933, 70-83   Facing the depression. The speaker's stand that this is a dangerous moment, a crisis. "The time has come to think. The time has come to act." What we see around ...
  • National Policy—1939 Version
    Text  MacLeod, Norman M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 13 Apr 1939, 361-376     Promoting the future greatness of our beloved Canada and our beloved Empire. The speaker's practical observations and some conclusions from his recent journey coast to coast in Canada where he has been afforded a fresh and extensive opportunity of viewing some of our national problems in their actual geographic and ...
    Text  MacLeod, Norman M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 13 Apr 1939, 361-376   Promoting the future greatness of our beloved Canada and our beloved Empire. The speaker's practical observations and some conclusions from his recent journey coast to coast in Canada where he ...
  • Stock-Taking for the Postwar
    Text  MacLeod, Norman M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 12 Oct 1944, 42-54     The victory phase of a terrible war also the opening phase of a new struggle. The challenge now to mould a world worthy to stand as the product of the heroism and sacrifice which bore it. A discussion of national trends and an evaluation of some of the principles upon ...
    Text  MacLeod, Norman M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 12 Oct 1944, 42-54   The victory phase of a terrible war also the opening phase of a new struggle. The challenge now to mould a world worthy to stand as the product of the ...
  • Canada's Opportunity—A Progressive Programme for Nation-wide Prosperity Through Full Resource Development
    Text  Eaton, Cyrus S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 30 Nov 1950, 109-120     The ideal combination of Canada's geography, climate and resources (human and natural) affording us an unprecedented era of nationwide prosperity. The crucial question: "will Canada's leaders of government, finance, industry, agriculture and labour have the imagination and courage to adopt the bold and progressive policies required to turn Canada's boundless ...
    Text  Eaton, Cyrus S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 30 Nov 1950, 109-120   The ideal combination of Canada's geography, climate and resources (human and natural) affording us an unprecedented era of nationwide prosperity. The crucial question: "will Canada's leaders of government, finance, industry, ...
  • Canada's Century If …
    Text  Holding, William Frederick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 17 Jan 1952, 185-198     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Reference to Sir Wilfred Laurier's statement that the 20th century would belong to Canada. What Sir Laurier saw in Canada and Canadians to prompt him to make this statement. Recognition of Canada's considerable progress. Canada's ...
    Text  Holding, William Frederick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 17 Jan 1952, 185-198   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Reference to Sir Wilfred Laurier's statement that the 20th century would belong to Canada. What ...
  • The Economic Future of Canada
    Text  Wood, General Robert E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 13 Mar 1952, 283-290     Some personal reminiscences. The speaker's many ties with the Dominion. The friendliness which has developed on both sides of the line during the last 20 years. Possibilities of union to be decided by Canadians. Development in the Dominion over the last ten years. Primary causes for changes in the word ...
    Text  Wood, General Robert E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 13 Mar 1952, 283-290   Some personal reminiscences. The speaker's many ties with the Dominion. The friendliness which has developed on both sides of the line during the last 20 years. Possibilities of union to ...
  • Frontiers of the Future
    Text  Stewart, George L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 15 Jan 1953, 158-168     A few aspects of the Canadian oil development. The oil industry in Canada and how it has become somewhat of a "glamour" industry since the war. Canada now, for the first time, facing the prospect of being self-sufficient in oil. New pipe lines and modern refineries. Western oil among the ...
    Text  Stewart, George L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 15 Jan 1953, 158-168   A few aspects of the Canadian oil development. The oil industry in Canada and how it has become somewhat of a "glamour" industry since the war. Canada now, for the ...
  • Canada's Position In A Changing World
    Text  Stewart, James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 14 Jan 1954, 146-156     A backward look at the Canadian business scene where much has changed since the outbreak of war in 1939. The speaker's view that under the insidious influence of inflation and international uncertainty we have accepted a changing pattern of economic activity as part of the Canadian scene. Developments in the ...
    Text  Stewart, James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 14 Jan 1954, 146-156   A backward look at the Canadian business scene where much has changed since the outbreak of war in 1939. The speaker's view that under the insidious influence of inflation and ...
  • Looking Ahead
    Text  McCaffrey, John L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 11 Feb 1954, 191-201     The creation of a separate company to serve Canada one of the first important acts of the present International Harvester Company. The United States company formed in 1902, and International Harvester of Canada created just one year later, in 1903. The Hamilton works of the Canadian company this year completing ...
    Text  McCaffrey, John L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 11 Feb 1954, 191-201   The creation of a separate company to serve Canada one of the first important acts of the present International Harvester Company. The United States company formed in 1902, and International ...
  • The Financing of Economic Growth in Canada
    Text  Coyne, J.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 27 Feb 1956, 236-245     Thinking of, and taking for granted, Canada's continued growth and economic prospects. The Royal Commission of five distinguished Canadians under the chairmanship of Walter Gordon, appointed last year to study these economic issues. Conclusion of the Commission still to come. The Commission focusing attention on our future economic opportunities and ...
    Text  Coyne, J.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 27 Feb 1956, 236-245   Thinking of, and taking for granted, Canada's continued growth and economic prospects. The Royal Commission of five distinguished Canadians under the chairmanship of Walter Gordon, appointed last year to study ...
  • Some Thoughts on the Threshold of the New Year
    Text  Hart, George Arnold Reeve, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1958), 16 Jan 1958, 147-158     Change as the order of the day. Changes in the business scene in Canada. The current situation. Some thoughts that might serve to put current conditions into perspective. Canada's material well-being and how it was achieved. Why Canada's growth has not proceeded steadily. The difficulty of matching capacity to demand. ...
    Text  Hart, George Arnold Reeve, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1958), 16 Jan 1958, 147-158   Change as the order of the day. Changes in the business scene in Canada. The current situation. Some thoughts that might serve to put current conditions into perspective. Canada's material ...
  • Can Canada Survive The Soviet Challenge
    Text  Argue, Hazen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 4 Feb 1960, 187-195     The rate of growth of industrial capacity of the Soviet Union. "The Growth of Soviet Economic Power" as published by the Canadian-American Committee, sponsored by the National Planning Association of the U.S.A., and the Private Planning Association of Canada. The speaker addresses this concern under the following headings: Why Are ...
    Text  Argue, Hazen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 4 Feb 1960, 187-195   The rate of growth of industrial capacity of the Soviet Union. "The Growth of Soviet Economic Power" as published by the Canadian-American Committee, sponsored by the National Planning Association of ...
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