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  • Building the Canada We Want
    Baillie, A. Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2004), 6 Mar 2003, 338-350     A future Canada for our grandchildren. Contrasting Canda today with the 1960s and 1970s. Challenges faced today by our youth. Strengths on which to build for the future. The rate of change. Increasing globalization. International competition. Canada as a leading contender. What we can do to ensure that. How to ...
    Baillie, A. Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2004), 6 Mar 2003, 338-350   A future Canada for our grandchildren. Contrasting Canda today with the 1960s ...
  • Titans: How the New Canadian Establishment Seized Power
    Newman, Peter C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 10 Nov 1998, 200-215     Some words about the author's relationship between himself and the establishment. The speaker's favourite review. Writing about power. What and who the establishment is in Canada. Following their successors. The old establishment. Obtaining interviews - some personal memories. Some wonderful Club stories and anecdotes. The shift in the Canadian establishment, ...
    Newman, Peter C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 10 Nov 1998, 200-215   Some words about the author's relationship between himself and the establishment. The ...
  • Change Or Decay
    Stanley, Dr. Carleton, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 9 Nov 1933, 318-328     Reference to some words from the late Lord Balfour in 1927 with regard to the necessity for men of all parties to meet and agree on certain fundamental things. A solidification of ideas among men in general about what elements in our society we wish to conserve. The situation in ...
    Stanley, Dr. Carleton, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 9 Nov 1933, 318-328   Reference to some words from the late Lord Balfour in 1927 with ...
  • The Empire Old and New
    Helme, Norval W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 17 Oct 1911, 34-39     The speaker's impressions and observations of Canada. The wisdom of the policy that Canada has pursued in the arrangement for the education of the young. England's system of administration of justice. The respect for law and order in Canada. The appointment of judges. The conditions under which people live in ...
    Helme, Norval W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 17 Oct 1911, 34-39   The speaker's impressions and observations of Canada. The wisdom of the policy ...
  • Canada Within the Empire
    Newbitt, Hon. Wallace, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 8 Dec 1921, 331-351     Comments on Canada's willingness to protect the Mother Country. A sketch of the growth of Canada up to Confederation. The unrest among the farmers of the Northwest and throughout Ontario, and reasons for it. The Reciprocity Treaty of 1840 and the resulting jump in exports. Confederation in 1867. The purchase ...
    Newbitt, Hon. Wallace, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 8 Dec 1921, 331-351   Comments on Canada's willingness to protect the Mother Country. A sketch of ...
  • Building a Powerful Economy Through Innovation
    Emerson, The Hon. David L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 21 Sep 2005, 16-26     Entering public life and what that was like for the speaker. The economy in Canada. A changing world and how that might effect Canada's economy. Concerns - what the speaker worried about. Ways to get ready. Anticipating threats and opportunities. Where we go from here. Where not to go. The ...
    Emerson, The Hon. David L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 21 Sep 2005, 16-26   Entering public life and what that was like for the speaker. The ...
  • Canada-U.S. Relations
    McKenna, His Excellency Mr. Frank, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 29 Sep 2005, 49-61     Looking for widsom. Becoming an ambassador. Being an ambassador. The Canadian side of the U.S. relationship. This week as a week of epiphany and why. Knowing ourselves. The dysfunctional United States Government and how that is so. Party discipline in Canada and how that makes us different. Comments on the ...
    McKenna, His Excellency Mr. Frank, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 29 Sep 2005, 49-61   Looking for widsom. Becoming an ambassador. Being an ambassador. The Canadian side ...
  • The Outlook for Canada
    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 ...
    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 ...
  • A Canada Forward Policy
    Imrie, John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 30 Apr 1925, 234-250     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Board of Trade of the City of Toronto. The situation in Canada today. The lack of a definite forward-looking program that would appeal to the imagination and the common sense of Canadians; more attention being paid to the discouraging ...
    Imrie, John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 30 Apr 1925, 234-250   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Board ...
  • The Economic Future of Canada
    Pirie, Dr. Madsen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 16 Nov 2006, 132-141     Taxes in Canada. Problems with the British tax system. Remarks on the past, present, and future. The past - privitization. The Thatcher era in Britain. How privitization in Britain affected things in Canada. The present - globalization. One of the largest forces in human history. How it is affecting almost ...
    Pirie, Dr. Madsen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 16 Nov 2006, 132-141   Taxes in Canada. Problems with the British tax system. Remarks on the ...
  • The Riddle of the Depression
    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 ...
    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, ...
  • Our Times Viewed From a World Perspective
    Cromie, Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 1 Feb 1934, 419-437     What the speaker saw in Europe and Russia this summer; looking for some suggestions for ourselves on this continent. Three minutes of world geography, including some population figures. A review of the Economic Conference held in London this summer. An examination of what creates different standards of living. Technocracy and ...
    Cromie, Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 1 Feb 1934, 419-437   What the speaker saw in Europe and Russia this summer; looking for ...
  • The Conquest of National Fear
    Currie, General Sir Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 19 Mar 1925, 141-153     Some sure and tested tricks or methods of overcoming fear in the individual or in the group. Speaking not of war but of peace. Speaking not of Europe but of Canada. The irony that one should have to plead for the conquest of fear in days of quiet, when it ...
    Currie, General Sir Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 19 Mar 1925, 141-153   Some sure and tested tricks or methods of overcoming fear in the ...
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