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  • Justice in our Courts and the Challenges We Face
    Text  McLachlin, The Rt. Hon. Beverley, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 8 Mar 2007, 325-335     Reference to Trudeau's just society. The expectation by Canadaisn of a just society. The speaker's perspective on justice in our courts and the challenges faced in assuring Canadian women, men and children a just and efficacious justice process. Asserting tha tcanada has a strong and healthy justice system, and how ...
    Text  McLachlin, The Rt. Hon. Beverley, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 8 Mar 2007, 325-335   Reference to Trudeau's just society. The expectation by Canadaisn of a just society. The speaker's perspective on justice in our courts and the challenges faced in assuring Canadian women, men ...
  • Is This Justice?
    Text  Bull, Henry H. and Martin, G. Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1957), 24 Jan 1957, 181-198     A debate. Mr. Bull: The vital importance to the social structure and the body politic of the preservation of human rights in the field of Criminal law. A dispassionate examination of some human rights. The speaker's function to prepare a general background against which "my learned friend" can then present ...
    Text  Bull, Henry H. and Martin, G. Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1957), 24 Jan 1957, 181-198   A debate. Mr. Bull: The vital importance to the social structure and the body politic of the preservation of human rights in the field of Criminal law. A dispassionate examination ...
  • Law Reform in a Changing Society
    Text  Leal, H. allan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 7 Mar 1974, 265-275     A recognition of not only the fact of change, but the rate of change, vis-à-vis Alvin Tofler's "Future Shock." Some personal history and declaration of faith in humanity. The concept of relative freedom and choices to be made. Limitations imposed through law. Changes in law to accommodate itself to a ...
    Text  Leal, H. allan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 7 Mar 1974, 265-275   A recognition of not only the fact of change, but the rate of change, vis-à-vis Alvin Tofler's "Future Shock." Some personal history and declaration of faith in humanity. The concept ...
  • The Para-Dice Riders Charter Case Against Police Roadblocks
    Text  Hogg, Peter and Peterson, Donny, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 9 Oct 1997, 110-120     Peter Hogg Democracy and the Charter of Rights. Posing the question: Is the Charter of Rights a bad thing? A presentation of the view that the Charter of Rights is a bad thing, and on what it is commonly based. Some illustrative examples of laws that have been struck down ...
    Text  Hogg, Peter and Peterson, Donny, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 9 Oct 1997, 110-120   Peter Hogg Democracy and the Charter of Rights. Posing the question: Is the Charter of Rights a bad thing? A presentation of the view that the Charter of Rights is ...
  • Shaping the Canada We Want
    Text  Caughon, The Hon. Martin, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2004), 20 Mar 2003, 372-380     Canada's justice system and the core values upon which it is built. Looking at Canada's role in the crisis in Iraq, and with the United Nations. The kind of Canada we want - for ourselves and for future generations. The speaker, as Justice Minister, playing a special role in developing ...
    Text  Caughon, The Hon. Martin, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2004), 20 Mar 2003, 372-380   Canada's justice system and the core values upon which it is built. Looking at Canada's role in the crisis in Iraq, and with the United Nations. The kind of Canada ...
  • Good Justice: A Global Commodity
    Text  McLachlin, The Rt. Hon. Madame Chief Justice Beverley M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2001), 5 Apr 2001, 301-314     Justice in the world scene. The speaker's theme: Good justice systems are essential to human, social and economic development everywhere in the world, and Canada has an important role to play in their enhancement. The speaker's conversion to the cause of international justice. Her visits to other countries since becoming ...
    Text  McLachlin, The Rt. Hon. Madame Chief Justice Beverley M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2001), 5 Apr 2001, 301-314   Justice in the world scene. The speaker's theme: Good justice systems are essential to human, social and economic development everywhere in the world, and Canada has an important role to ...
  • The Ontario Tax Payer's Stake in our Judicial System
    Text  Estey, The Hon. Chief Justice W.Z., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 20 Jan 1977, 186-208     The financial and economic problems in the courts today. First, a detailed history and examination of the legal system in Canada covering many aspects such as the court structure, the parallels in medicine, case loads, new areas of law that have to be dealt with such as environmental law, zoning ...
    Text  Estey, The Hon. Chief Justice W.Z., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 20 Jan 1977, 186-208   The financial and economic problems in the courts today. First, a detailed history and examination of the legal system in Canada covering many aspects such as the court structure, the ...
  • The Media and the Courts
    Text  Abella, Rosalie, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 21 Apr 1997, 546-557     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Some necessary generalisations that give new meaning to the word "sweeping." Ways to approach this topic, and the speaker's choice. The foundational approach; one that examines the respective institutional roles of the media and the ...
    Text  Abella, Rosalie, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 21 Apr 1997, 546-557   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Some necessary generalisations that give new meaning to the word "sweeping." Ways to approach this ...
  • The Establishment of a Permanent Court of International Justice
    Text  Doherty, Right Hon. C.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 31 Mar 1921, 152-163     Some phases in connection with the League of Nations which may have been overlooked in previous speeches. Objectives and aspirations of the League. Justice as the one thing that is more absolutely necessary than peace. No permanent peace without justice as its firm foundation. Ways in which a Court of ...
    Text  Doherty, Right Hon. C.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 31 Mar 1921, 152-163   Some phases in connection with the League of Nations which may have been overlooked in previous speeches. Objectives and aspirations of the League. Justice as the one thing that is ...
  • The Role of the Defence Counsel in Canadian Society
    Text  Greenspan, Edward L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 19 Nov 1987, 120-136     Three favourite anecdotes of the speaker. The concept of the right to counsel as one of the most significant manifestations of our regard for the dignity of the individual. The role of a criminal defence attorney in different societies. The emphasis of that role in a free society. The rising ...
    Text  Greenspan, Edward L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 19 Nov 1987, 120-136   Three favourite anecdotes of the speaker. The concept of the right to counsel as one of the most significant manifestations of our regard for the dignity of the individual. The ...
  • The Supreme Court of the World
    Text  Macfarland, Henry B.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 28 Oct 1913, 21-50     Speaking for the ideal of international judicature. "The Supreme Court of the World" no longer simply an ideal or even an idea. The adoption of such a court in principle by many nations of the world, and indeed in detail. The Hague Conference in 1899 and 1907. Hope that by ...
    Text  Macfarland, Henry B.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 28 Oct 1913, 21-50   Speaking for the ideal of international judicature. "The Supreme Court of the World" no longer simply an ideal or even an idea. The adoption of such a court in principle ...
  • The Sikhs In Canada
    Text  Singh, Dr. Sundar, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 25 Jan 1912, 112-116     The importance of the subject of the Sikhs in Canada to the British Empire. The customs and religion of the Sikhs, who are a part of the Empire. History and origins of this religion, founded by a great teacher called Nana, born in the Punjaub in the northwest provinces of ...
    Text  Singh, Dr. Sundar, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 25 Jan 1912, 112-116   The importance of the subject of the Sikhs in Canada to the British Empire. The customs and religion of the Sikhs, who are a part of the Empire. History and ...
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