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  • Beyond Everest
    Hillary, Sir Edmund, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 27 Jan 1983, 196-205     The unknown concept of "conservation" thirty years ago, with lots of evidence strewn over Mount Everest. The speaker's personal experiences and travels since that time. The desperate situation in Nepal and for many similar countries in the Third World. The speaker's belief that the developed countries must accept some degree ...
    Hillary, Sir Edmund, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 27 Jan 1983, 196-205   The unknown concept of "conservation" thirty years ago, with lots of evidence ...
  • Northern Frontier—Northern Homeland
    Berger, Justice Thomas, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 19 May 1977, 1-14     The Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry: unique in that there has been an impact study before, not after a large-scale frontier project. Details of the project. Social, environmental and economic impact. An address regarding the environmental impact. Problems of projecting an environmental impact. The fragility of many northern species. The importance ...
    Berger, Justice Thomas, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 19 May 1977, 1-14   The Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry: unique in that there has been an ...
  • Canada and the Kyoto Protocol
    Goodale, The Hon. Ralph, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 1 Dec 1998, 260-270     The complex, evolving global challenge of climate change - a challenge that is both environmental and economic. The mandate from the Prime Minister for the speaker to lead the domestic implementation of Canada's international climate change commitments. The Kyoto protocol. What the climatic changes could mean to Canada. A brief ...
    Goodale, The Hon. Ralph, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 1 Dec 1998, 260-270   The complex, evolving global challenge of climate change - a challenge that ...
  • Improving Our Environment—At What Price?
    Schmidt, Adolph W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1970), 16 Apr 1970, 390-400     A public awareness and concern for the environment finally by 1968. Now, the time to decide what must be done, and how. The speaker makes three main points about the issue, and discusses each in detail. The first is that "if we are really serious about doing something to improve ...
    Schmidt, Adolph W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1970), 16 Apr 1970, 390-400   A public awareness and concern for the environment finally by 1968. Now, ...
  • The Reordering of Planet Earth: The Development of Rational Policies in a Shrinking World
    Capobianco, Dr. Giacomo, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 14 Feb 1991, 294-303     The readiness of Canada, the Government of Canada, and the people of Canada, for the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, to be held 15 months from now, with 159 nations represented, in Rio de Janeiro. The purpose of that conference. The speaker's suggestion that the answer is "no." ...
    Capobianco, Dr. Giacomo, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 14 Feb 1991, 294-303   The readiness of Canada, the Government of Canada, and the people of ...
  • Endangered Spaces: The Future for Wilderness in Canada
    Hummel, Monte, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 31 Oct 1991, 191-200     A presentation and slide show addressing the issues of an endangered species campaign. A description of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF): what it stands for; its aims; the activities of its international president, Prince Philip; fundraising campaigns and what funds are used for. The concept of endangered species and our ...
    Hummel, Monte, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 31 Oct 1991, 191-200   A presentation and slide show addressing the issues of an endangered species ...
  • Does the Environment Matter to Canada?
    Strong, the Hon. Maurice, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2001), 3 Apr 2001, 287-300     The speaker's thoughts on the current state of the environment, what this means to Canada, and what Canadians can do about it --at home and internationally. The Stockholm Conference of 1972 that put the environment on the international agenda; the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro in 1992; and other ...
    Strong, the Hon. Maurice, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2001), 3 Apr 2001, 287-300   The speaker's thoughts on the current state of the environment, what this ...
  • My Art and My Life
    Bateman, Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 13 Nov 1986, 114-124     Autobiographical. Mr. Bateman reminisces about his life and his art. He speaks of his development as an artist, and about specific paintings. Some remarks about protecting the environment, and diminishing cultures.
    Bateman, Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 13 Nov 1986, 114-124   Autobiographical. Mr. Bateman reminisces about his life and his art. He speaks ...
  • The Concerns of Youth in Today's World
    Park, Jane; Hill, Daniel; Stewart, Tarum; Godsoe, Cynthia, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 9 Feb 1989, 223-233     Jane Park: remarks about the need for more concern with regard to pollution and the decline of our environment. The need for leaders to deal with these problems. Daniel Hill: remarks focussing on the problem of the diminishing rainforests in Brazil. Viewing the future with anxiety and apprehension. Consequences of ...
    Park, Jane; Hill, Daniel; Stewart, Tarum; Godsoe, Cynthia, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 9 Feb 1989, 223-233   Jane Park: remarks about the need for more concern with regard to ...
  • The Challenge of the 21st Century
    Suzuki, Dr. David, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 8 Dec 1988, 154-167     Anecdotal examples of the state of our environment, and of our endangered species. Indications of the extent of the problem. Our general blindness to the problems and reasons for it. Consequences of continued apathy. Being driven by the priority of global economics. A look at how economics has changed in ...
    Suzuki, Dr. David, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 8 Dec 1988, 154-167   Anecdotal examples of the state of our environment, and of our endangered ...
  • Diving Under the North Pole
    MacInnis, Dr. Joseph, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 26 Feb 1976, 301-313     Highlights of the last five years of Arctic expeditions conducted by Dr. Joseph A. MacInnis out of a small consulting company in Toronto, whose business is "ocean information." Projects ranged from diving accident management and prevention to assisting federal government in certain aspects of policies and programs for marine science ...
    MacInnis, Dr. Joseph, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 26 Feb 1976, 301-313   Highlights of the last five years of Arctic expeditions conducted by Dr. ...
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