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Canada's Challenge to its Youth 
Text  Ignatieff, Nicholas, Canada's Challenge to its Youth, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 24 Feb 1938, 263-270  An outline of the two major problems which confront both the youth and the educationalist in Canada. A discussion of Canada's natural resources and how they are being developed. Conflicts between Canada's official statistics and the actual situation with regard to the amount of land suitable for...
If You're Too Busy To Go Fishing--You're Too Busy 
Text  McGillen, Pete, If You're Too Busy To Go Fishing--You're Too Busy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 3 Apr 1952, 315-329  Some introductory remarks, then a description of the speaker's job. Some personal reminiscences and anecdotes. Conservation and what that term means. How conservation applies to each of us in the matter of health and proper care to assure that you will have the maximum of content and happiness for...
Canadian Resource Policy 
Text  Lesage, The Hon. Jean, Canadian Resource Policy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1957), 13 Dec 1956, 137-151  Increased awareness by Canadians of the country's natural resources. The tremendous post-war world demand for the products of land and sea, forest and mine. Causes of the unprecedented demand for Canada's resources. The effect on Canada. The result of unwise exploitation of some natural resources....
Paying Our War Debt With Timber Crops 
Text  Black, Robson, Paying Our War Debt With Timber Crops, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 10 Mar 1921, 100-113  The subject today for consideration one that covers about a million and a half square miles in area, and is about as deep as civilization itself. Two ways of looking at a tree: as poetry, or as pulp-wood. A third view of a tree as a member of a mass formation that we call the forest. This forest...
Cobwebs 
Text  Fisher, John, Cobwebs, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 2 Oct 1947, 29-42  The new frontiers of science and the mind. The worst cobweb of resistance to change. The genius to know how to strike the balance: what to preserve and what to cast aside. The need for a new approach. Thinking of a world community. The promise of the Dominion of Canada. The need for conservation....
The Disastrous Depletion of The Great Lakes 
Text  MacNicol, J.R., The Disastrous Depletion of The Great Lakes, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1937), 29 Oct 1936, 60-75  Monthly reports in reference to the continually and progressively decreasing water levels of the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence Waterways. Some figures. The Dominion Government finally taking note of these figures. A board of engineers to ascertain what remedies could be advanced or used to...
Save Our Timber and Forest Industries 
Text  Carrel, The Honourable Frank, Save Our Timber and Forest Industries, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 30 May 1940, 1-18  The task of providing jobs for our heroes when they return from Berlin. Reference to a previous address by the speaker concerning his attempts to organize an Empire Economic League in Britain. Some further remarks on this topic. The benefits of such a scheme. The ability to regulate in an orderly...
Northern Ontario 
Text  Finlayson, Hon. William, Northern Ontario, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1928), 8 Dec 1927, 245-255  Support in Southern Ontario for legislation properly designed to develop the North country. Reference and acknowledgement of those in the audience who have done work in Northern Ontario. The speaker's statement that the North, which is the source of present wealth and the hope for the future of...
The National Importance of the Salmon Industry 
Text  Kelly, The Honourable John Hall, The National Importance of the Salmon Industry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 6 Dec 1928, 282-293  The gradual driving back of the salmon with the advent of white settlers, the growth of towns and villages, and the pollution of rivers and streams. Now generally admitted that salmon, as a rule, do not wander very far away from the mouth of the stream up which they return to spawn. The movement...
The Conserver Society 
Text  Franklin, Dr. Ursula, The Conserver Society, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 30 Mar 1978, 347-363  The Science Council of Canada and how it operates to provide money for research. Major studies of the Council. The origins of the term "conserver society" from a report on resource management. The need for Canada to implement a more conserving resource-management approach. Implications of the...
The Future of Canadian Forests 
Text  Southworth, Thomas, The Future of Canadian Forests, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 26 Jan 1905, 166-175  The extent and resources of Ontario, with reference to what has been and is being done to develop those resources. Ontario's size in comparison to other parts of the world. Ontario as a business proposition. The people of the Province as Ontario's shareholders. The extensive and varied business...
The Forest Wealth of Canada 
Text  Langelier, C.J., The Forest Wealth of Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1907), 18 Apr 1907, 325-336  The speaker, expressing the opinions of the mass of the French-Canadians in the matter of allegiance to Britain. French-Canadian loyalty to Britain. Various estimates of the forest area of Canada. The factor of inaccessibility which renders part of the forest domain practically unavailable. The...
The Conservation of Canada's Resources 
Text  Sifton, Hon. Clifford, The Conservation of Canada's Resources, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1912), 20 Oct 1910, 57-63  The work of the Commission on Conservation with regard to the conservation of our natural resources. Living in an age of exploitation, of development. The aim of everyone to make the natural resources contribute to the wealth of the individual and of the community. The abundant resources. The work...
A Plea for the Canadian Northland 
Text  Owl, Grey, A Plea for the Canadian Northland, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1937), 12 Nov 1936, 90-102  Anecdotes and reminiscences of the speaker's experiences of travel and survival in the wilderness, and of hunger. The destruction of that great heritage of ours that lies to the north. The north country as the greatest asset that Canadians have. Potential for tourism in the north. Three-quarters...
Green is Golden: How to Profit from Ontario's New Era of Conservation 
Text  Love, Peter F., Green is Golden: How to Profit from Ontario's New Era of Conservation, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 8 Nov 2006, 121-131  The annual report to the government and the people of Ontario - "Ontario, a new era in electricity conservation." The creation of the Ontario Power Authority (OPA), the Conservation Bureau, and the role of Ontario's Chief Energy Conservation Officer in 2004. The impact of all the new regulatory,...
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