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  • New Opportunities for Global Citizenship
    Text  Summerlee, Dr. Alastair J.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 11 Jan 2007, 254-263     Beginning with a quote from Sir Winston Churchill. Three things to do today: to explain, for those who may not know, something about the history, function and the roles of the World University Service of Canada; to describe why and how the University of Guelph is involved and actively participates ...
    Text  Summerlee, Dr. Alastair J.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 11 Jan 2007, 254-263   Beginning with a quote from Sir Winston Churchill. Three things to do today: to explain, for those who may not know, something about the history, function and the roles of ...
  • Student Essays on  "What A Mayor Should Do"
    Text  Becirovic, Larissa; Harmgardt, Julie; Singh, Joseph, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 2 Nov 2006, 112-120     Determining the winner. Larissa Becirovic - Issues Affecting Teens in Toronto. The issue of increasing youth crime. A suggestion that the mayor should enforce more justice in catching the people who are out to corrupt our streets. Ways to combat this rise in youth crimes. Combatting hate crimes. Julie Harmgardt ...
    Text  Becirovic, Larissa; Harmgardt, Julie; Singh, Joseph, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 2 Nov 2006, 112-120   Determining the winner. Larissa Becirovic - Issues Affecting Teens in Toronto. The issue of increasing youth crime. A suggestion that the mayor should enforce more justice in catching the people ...
  • Comments on the Rae Report and Post-Secondary Education
    Text  Marsden, Dr. Lorna; Miner, Dr. Rick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2006), 31 Mar 2005, 307-317     Dr. Lorna Marsden York University's 50,000 students and the speaker's list of three requirements she believes would be needed to launch these students onto the next stages of their lives. The need for governments to pay much more attention to post-secondary educaiton and why. Ways in which Ontario has been ...
    Text  Marsden, Dr. Lorna; Miner, Dr. Rick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2006), 31 Mar 2005, 307-317   Dr. Lorna Marsden York University's 50,000 students and the speaker's list of three requirements she believes would be needed to launch these students onto the next stages of their lives. ...
  • Education Reform in Ontario
    Text  Harris, Mike, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 12 Feb 2002, 370-380     A brief review of the speaker's performance in office. Changes made to education and the speaker's pride in those changes. A detailed description of what schools are like now and what they will be like in the future makes up the majority of the remainder of the address. Quality, goals, ...
    Text  Harris, Mike, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 12 Feb 2002, 370-380   A brief review of the speaker's performance in office. Changes made to education and the speaker's pride in those changes. A detailed description of what schools are like now and ...
  • A Private School with a Public Purpose
    Text  Blakey, J. Douglas, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 24 Jan 2002, 340-351     Some history of Upper Canada College. Carrying on its founder's tradition. The need to adapt. The need for independent schools to be clear about their fundamental purpose and direction. Defining characteristics, strengths - what they are not. Contemplating the question - how best can the institution … serve the greater ...
    Text  Blakey, J. Douglas, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 24 Jan 2002, 340-351   Some history of Upper Canada College. Carrying on its founder's tradition. The need to adapt. The need for independent schools to be clear about their fundamental purpose and direction. Defining ...
  • "Excellence For All"
    Text  Kennedy, The Hon. Gerard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2005), 29 Jan 2004, 196-208     Where Ontario is going in education. A unique opportunity to do education right. A record amount of public interest. The enivronment of the knowledge economy and what that means for us. Cohesion in education. The Crossroads in education in Ontario. The choice ahead of us. The private school tax credit ...
    Text  Kennedy, The Hon. Gerard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2005), 29 Jan 2004, 196-208   Where Ontario is going in education. A unique opportunity to do education right. A record amount of public interest. The enivronment of the knowledge economy and what that means for ...
  • Lessons Learned: How Good Schools Become Great
    Text  Murton, Karen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2004), 3 Apr 2003, 405-416     Elspeth and Agnes Fairbairn and why they are important for this speech. Good teaching. The school experience. The importance of the teachers. Student care at Branksome Hall. The advisor system. The ongoing education and evaluation of faculty. Teachers in great schools. A wide range of teaching strategies. Great curriculum. The ...
    Text  Murton, Karen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2004), 3 Apr 2003, 405-416   Elspeth and Agnes Fairbairn and why they are important for this speech. Good teaching. The school experience. The importance of the teachers. Student care at Branksome Hall. The advisor system. ...
  • A University Education That Canadians Deserve
    Text  Birgeneau, Professor Robert J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2004), 6 Feb 2003, 293-303     The year of University of Toronto's 175th anniversary. Some of the speaker's views on the current state of the University of Toronto. The role of public research universities in the nation's future. The special place of service of such universities. A discussion of what a leading research university is, and ...
    Text  Birgeneau, Professor Robert J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2004), 6 Feb 2003, 293-303   The year of University of Toronto's 175th anniversary. Some of the speaker's views on the current state of the University of Toronto. The role of public research universities in the ...
  • The Educational Services in the Canadian Army
    Text  Falconer, Sir Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 7 Oct 1918, 299-310     The Khaki University, now placed on an official and permanent basis. The establishment of a Department for Educational Service in the Canadian Military Overseas Forces. Organization of the Department. Responsibilities of the Director of Overseas Education. Periodic meetings and advise upon matters of policy of the advisory Senate. Educational organization ...
    Text  Falconer, Sir Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 7 Oct 1918, 299-310   The Khaki University, now placed on an official and permanent basis. The establishment of a Department for Educational Service in the Canadian Military Overseas Forces. Organization of the Department. Responsibilities ...
  • History and Literature
    Text  Trevelyan, George Macaulay, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 20 Mar 1924, 136-152     The system of education through humane letters; an education that never dissociated history from literature. The replacement of the classics by physical science as the chief study of the educated. The mind of the "plain people" that used to be soaked in the Bible and very little else, now soaked ...
    Text  Trevelyan, George Macaulay, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 20 Mar 1924, 136-152   The system of education through humane letters; an education that never dissociated history from literature. The replacement of the classics by physical science as the chief study of the educated. ...
  • What Makes a Good School?
    Text  Goldring, Dr. C.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 11 Mar 1954, 241-250     Confusing statements about schools and educational work. Reasons for those confusing statements. The contradictory implications of the terms "School" and "Curriculum." Recent controversy about traditional education and progressive education. Some facts. The nature of children. The development and growth of the child. Instruments used as a means to an end—the ...
    Text  Goldring, Dr. C.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 11 Mar 1954, 241-250   Confusing statements about schools and educational work. Reasons for those confusing statements. The contradictory implications of the terms "School" and "Curriculum." Recent controversy about traditional education and progressive education. Some ...
  • How Education Strengthens The Links of Empire
    Text  Fay, Prof. C.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 20 Oct 1921, 252-260     The importance of sentiment in Imperial affairs. An invitation to consider the point that sentiment unaided by knowledge is not able to effect everything. The speaker's wish to show us that there is something more than sentiment in the field of activities, something very closely connected with sentiment, that being ...
    Text  Fay, Prof. C.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 20 Oct 1921, 252-260   The importance of sentiment in Imperial affairs. An invitation to consider the point that sentiment unaided by knowledge is not able to effect everything. The speaker's wish to show us ...
  • The Boy Scout Movement
    Text  Baden-Powell, Lt.-Gen. Sir Robert; Bullock, Hon. Willoughby; McKenzie, Dr. Stanley, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 5 Apr 1923, 120-137     Mr. Munro Grier first offers the delegates a most cordial welcome. Sir Baden-Powell: The Scout Movement in the Old Country. The Boy Scout Movement in Canada in the embryo stage. Training the men first. Keeping the ideals of the movement; not losing themselves in the business of uniforms or clothing ...
    Text  Baden-Powell, Lt.-Gen. Sir Robert; Bullock, Hon. Willoughby; McKenzie, Dr. Stanley, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 5 Apr 1923, 120-137   Mr. Munro Grier first offers the delegates a most cordial welcome. Sir Baden-Powell: The Scout Movement in the Old Country. The Boy Scout Movement in Canada in the embryo stage. ...
  • A New Overseas Problem
    Text  Tory, Dr. Henry Marshall, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 8 Nov 1917, 14-24     What may be done to assist our soldiers overseas through an educational programme. The speaker, sent overseas by the Y.M.C.A. for a close and intimate study of this question. The speaker's experience and findings. Reasons the speaker found that such a programme might be successful. A plan, divided into two ...
    Text  Tory, Dr. Henry Marshall, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 8 Nov 1917, 14-24   What may be done to assist our soldiers overseas through an educational programme. The speaker, sent overseas by the Y.M.C.A. for a close and intimate study of this question. The ...
  • The University and the People
    Text  Gordon, Very Rev. Dr. D.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1904), 17 Mar 1904, 115-124     The relation of the universities to the people. The importance of this subject, even from an Imperial point of view. The strength of a nation dependent upon the intellectual and moral qualities of its citizens. The development of the higher types of men and women as the greatest service we ...
    Text  Gordon, Very Rev. Dr. D.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1904), 17 Mar 1904, 115-124   The relation of the universities to the people. The importance of this subject, even from an Imperial point of view. The strength of a nation dependent upon the intellectual and ...
  • Luncheon to British Medical Association
    Text  Barlow, Sir Thomas; Broadbent, Sir W.H.; Franklin, Dr. George Cooper; Sherrington, Prof. C.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1907), 23 Aug 1906, 9-13     Report only. The luncheon was chaired by the President of the Empire Club, Mr. James P. Murray. The keynote was "Canada and a United Empire." Mr. W.K. George proposed the health of the guests. Sir William Broadbent talked about the connection between Canada and the Mother Country, with hopes that ...
    Text  Barlow, Sir Thomas; Broadbent, Sir W.H.; Franklin, Dr. George Cooper; Sherrington, Prof. C.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1907), 23 Aug 1906, 9-13   Report only. The luncheon was chaired by the President of the Empire Club, Mr. James P. Murray. The keynote was "Canada and a United Empire." Mr. W.K. George proposed the ...
  • New Developments in Education
    Text  Hughes, J.L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 2 Nov 1905, 34-43     Progress in the field of education. Reference to the cadet work in the Schools; establishing a true relation between the young men of the Empire and the Empire as a whole. The importance of developing the mind and the moral nature along with the body. New development in education, centred ...
    Text  Hughes, J.L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 2 Nov 1905, 34-43   Progress in the field of education. Reference to the cadet work in the Schools; establishing a true relation between the young men of the Empire and the Empire as a ...
  • Industrial Education
    Text  Haney, James Parton, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 23 Apr 1908, 209-215     The duality in all things; a world both spiritual and material. How this appears in matters educational. Part of our heritage to hold that the spiritual rather than the material side of education is the one to which we should adhere. Our educational system long aimed first and foremost at ...
    Text  Haney, James Parton, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 23 Apr 1908, 209-215   The duality in all things; a world both spiritual and material. How this appears in matters educational. Part of our heritage to hold that the spiritual rather than the material ...
  • The Influence of Canadian Universities in Canadian Development
    Text  Currie, General Sir Arthur W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1921), 13 Oct 1920, 344-355     Hope for the effectual solution of problems which confront our country dependent largely on our educational systems. The universities and the nation inseparably linked together in any wide view of the function of either institution. The nation as a field for the exercise of citizenship and for the display and ...
    Text  Currie, General Sir Arthur W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1921), 13 Oct 1920, 344-355   Hope for the effectual solution of problems which confront our country dependent largely on our educational systems. The universities and the nation inseparably linked together in any wide view of ...
  • Industrial Education
    Text  Pyne, Hon. R.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 2 Apr 1909, 212-219     The constantly changing nature of education. The effort to get a system of education that is going to be the best for that country. A look at some of the changes we have experienced in our lifetime in Canada. Hoping that the educational progress in Ontario will be on a ...
    Text  Pyne, Hon. R.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 2 Apr 1909, 212-219   The constantly changing nature of education. The effort to get a system of education that is going to be the best for that country. A look at some of the ...
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