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  • Education and Commerce
    Text  Leverhulme, Lord, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 4 Dec 1919, 442-457     The employee today as the employer of tomorrow in Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom. The speaker's optimism with regard to the worker in these countries. How profits are made. The need for all three of capital, labor, and good management. Getting the best results through private ownership. ...
    Text  Leverhulme, Lord, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 4 Dec 1919, 442-457   The employee today as the employer of tomorrow in Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom. The speaker's optimism with regard to the worker in these countries. How profits ...
  • Brain, Brawn, Capital
    Text  Ribourg, Rev. A.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 20 Mar 1919, 181-190     The Great War just ended as the closing of an era, of an age remarkable for its wonderful discoveries and inventions, for its colossal accumulation of wealth, due largely to the exploitation of the natural resources of the earth, on a scale hitherto unknown. Such fruits of human genius and ...
    Text  Ribourg, Rev. A.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 20 Mar 1919, 181-190   The Great War just ended as the closing of an era, of an age remarkable for its wonderful discoveries and inventions, for its colossal accumulation of wealth, due largely to ...
  • The Four Parties to Industry
    Text  King, Hon. Wm. Lyon Mackenzie, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 13 Mar 1919, 160-180     The choice of "The Four Parties to Industry" in order to emphasize a truth which seems to be fundamental in any attempt to cope with the industrial unrest which has followed so closely, and so inevitably, in the wake of war; if there is to be release from the thraldom ...
    Text  King, Hon. Wm. Lyon Mackenzie, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 13 Mar 1919, 160-180   The choice of "The Four Parties to Industry" in order to emphasize a truth which seems to be fundamental in any attempt to cope with the industrial unrest which has ...
  • The I.L.O. Looks Forward
    Text  Jenks, C. Wilfred, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 13 Apr 1944, 422-441     The convening next week, in Philadelphia, of the International Labour Organization in its twenty-sixth session, and reaction to that convening. Preparing detailed plans for the action which must be taken immediately victory has been won. The challenge following the victory. A description of the I.L.O. Delegations to the I.L.O. Conference. ...
    Text  Jenks, C. Wilfred, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 13 Apr 1944, 422-441   The convening next week, in Philadelphia, of the International Labour Organization in its twenty-sixth session, and reaction to that convening. Preparing detailed plans for the action which must be taken ...
  • Problems of Industry and Labour
    Text  Emery, James A.; Foster, Hon. George E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1907), 25 Oct 1906, 32-58     A discussion of industrial problems. A recognition of the existence of industrial problems, greater or less, and ways in which they obtrude upon our everyday notice. The relation between him who works and him for whom he works as an age-old problem, with examples throughout history. Attempts at solutions of ...
    Text  Emery, James A.; Foster, Hon. George E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1907), 25 Oct 1906, 32-58   A discussion of industrial problems. A recognition of the existence of industrial problems, greater or less, and ways in which they obtrude upon our everyday notice. The relation between him ...
  • The International Labour Conference in Washington
    Text  Parsons, S.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1921), 7 Jan 1920, 1-19     The issue of the eight-hour day. The welfare of the worker as the chief consideration in this regard. The national Industrial Conference held in September in Ottawa. Who was represented at that Conference; what was done with regard to the eight-hour day. The International Labour Conference in Washington, attended by ...
    Text  Parsons, S.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1921), 7 Jan 1920, 1-19   The issue of the eight-hour day. The welfare of the worker as the chief consideration in this regard. The national Industrial Conference held in September in Ottawa. Who was represented ...
  • The Citizenship of Labour
    Text  Gerard, Leo, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 4 Oct 1990, 60-70     Some personal background. Some thoughts on the role of the labour movement as we enter a new decade. The Internal Task Force on Future Directions of the United Steelworkers of America: some changes made as a result of that task force. Two very different examples of change occurring within the ...
    Text  Gerard, Leo, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 4 Oct 1990, 60-70   Some personal background. Some thoughts on the role of the labour movement as we enter a new decade. The Internal Task Force on Future Directions of the United Steelworkers of ...
  • The Challenge of 1963
    Text  Jodoin, Claude, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1963), 17 Jan 1963, 122-130     Reference to the speaker's address six years ago, placing emphasis on the necessity for greater efforts toward improved labour-management relations. His address today to be considered a progress report. First, a review: the lack of progress. Immediate and long-term problems seen in the developments over the past six years. The ...
    Text  Jodoin, Claude, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1963), 17 Jan 1963, 122-130   Reference to the speaker's address six years ago, placing emphasis on the necessity for greater efforts toward improved labour-management relations. His address today to be considered a progress report. First, ...
  • The League of Nations and International Labour Conference Geneva, 1921
    Text  Parsons, S.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 26 Jan 1922, 1-20     Conditions in Great Britain as seen by the speaker, especially with regard to unemployment. The issue of unemployment insurance, for Great Britain and in Canada. The need for Great Britain to maintain and increase her export trade if she is going to maintain her supremacy as one of the great ...
    Text  Parsons, S.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 26 Jan 1922, 1-20   Conditions in Great Britain as seen by the speaker, especially with regard to unemployment. The issue of unemployment insurance, for Great Britain and in Canada. The need for Great Britain ...
  • Unemployment
    Text  Butler, Harold B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 31 Oct 1930, 265-273     Some words of Mr. Bennett's which sum up the real problem before the League of Nations and before the International Labour Organization. The beginning of the League 11 years ago. The conversion from ideal to fact which has come about through necessity. Why these two organizations are necessary. A look ...
    Text  Butler, Harold B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 31 Oct 1930, 265-273   Some words of Mr. Bennett's which sum up the real problem before the League of Nations and before the International Labour Organization. The beginning of the League 11 years ago. ...
  • The International Labour Conference
    Text  Moore, Tom, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 23 Mar 1922, 102-117     The connection of the International Labour Conference with other labour organizations, and with all the other conferences that seem to be held weekly or monthly, in different parts of the world. A general outline, describing somewhat broadly the mentality and the atmosphere which surrounds a conference of this kind, and ...
    Text  Moore, Tom, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 23 Mar 1922, 102-117   The connection of the International Labour Conference with other labour organizations, and with all the other conferences that seem to be held weekly or monthly, in different parts of the ...
  • The Application of the Principles of Democracy to Industry's Labour Relations
    Text  Moore, Roy W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 19 Oct 1939, 83-90     Labour relations from the viewpoint of American industry. American ideals and ideas bearing the mark of British culture. A consideration of the background out of which the sentiments have sprung, "for nearly all human standards acquire their form and character by the influence of some past or present environment. The ...
    Text  Moore, Roy W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 19 Oct 1939, 83-90   Labour relations from the viewpoint of American industry. American ideals and ideas bearing the mark of British culture. A consideration of the background out of which the sentiments have sprung, ...
  • Labour, Industry and the War
    Text  Green, William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 6 Oct 1942, 50-64     A discussion of how industry and labour can best work together to help win the war. The similar problems faced by the United States and Canada. Defending democracy and free enterprise. How we can most effectively mobilize our power and resources to win the war. The job of out-producing the ...
    Text  Green, William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 6 Oct 1942, 50-64   A discussion of how industry and labour can best work together to help win the war. The similar problems faced by the United States and Canada. Defending democracy and free ...
  • Canadian Labour in 1951
    Text  Gregg, Hon. Milton F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 22 Nov 1951, 100-109     Some features of labour relations in Canada yesterday and today. The year in which the speaker became Minister of Labour; the year which marked the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Department of Labour; also the year of the railway strike—a labour stoppage of nine days which resulted in ...
    Text  Gregg, Hon. Milton F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 22 Nov 1951, 100-109   Some features of labour relations in Canada yesterday and today. The year in which the speaker became Minister of Labour; the year which marked the 50th anniversary of the founding ...
  • The Open Shop; What Is It? Why Should It Prevail?
    Text  Gompers, Samuel, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 19 Apr 1921, 164-181     Reference to the speech given just a few weeks ago, and also to words of Mr. Gary, Chairman of the Finance Committee of the United States Steel Corporation, published in this morning's papers. The problem of the relations between employers and workers as the problem of the time, the problem ...
    Text  Gompers, Samuel, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 19 Apr 1921, 164-181   Reference to the speech given just a few weeks ago, and also to words of Mr. Gary, Chairman of the Finance Committee of the United States Steel Corporation, published in ...
  • The Open Shop: Why Is It; Why Should It Prevail?
    Text  Emery, James A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 24 Mar 1921, 129-151     The relationship between our wants or desires and our capacity to satisfy them as the first and most individual question confronting us. The history of our race one of continual struggle with the forces of nature which yield reluctantly to the labour, knowledge, talent and character of man. Surplus wealth ...
    Text  Emery, James A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 24 Mar 1921, 129-151   The relationship between our wants or desires and our capacity to satisfy them as the first and most individual question confronting us. The history of our race one of continual ...
  • The Family Life of Big Business
    Text  Kavanagh, James E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 9 Dec 1937, 141-159     Industrial relations. The shift from work at home to work outside the home, which then changed its name to industry. The unchanging characters of the people that do the work. The human factor now entering into the conduct of various business enterprises. A decrease in immigration since the war and ...
    Text  Kavanagh, James E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 9 Dec 1937, 141-159   Industrial relations. The shift from work at home to work outside the home, which then changed its name to industry. The unchanging characters of the people that do the work. ...
  • A Pernicious Propaganda
    Text  Cahan, Chas. H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 27 Mar 1919, 191-215     The request by Sir Robert Borden that the speaker examine propaganda carried on through Canada by certain foreign elements for the suspected purpose of weakening the efforts of the Canadian people in carrying on the war. Some background history to this propaganda. The belief, as stated by a German official ...
    Text  Cahan, Chas. H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 27 Mar 1919, 191-215   The request by Sir Robert Borden that the speaker examine propaganda carried on through Canada by certain foreign elements for the suspected purpose of weakening the efforts of the Canadian ...
  • Law and Order in the Labour Movement
    Text  Mulroney, M. Brian, Esq., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 15 Oct 1975, 70-81     An example of a recent criminal vandalism at James Bay as symptomatic of "a decade of excess everywhere." Significance and problems with trade unions and management associations. Strengths and weaknesses of democracy. The supremacy of Parliament. At issue: whether the duly elected government or highly vocal pressure groups were exercising ...
    Text  Mulroney, M. Brian, Esq., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 15 Oct 1975, 70-81   An example of a recent criminal vandalism at James Bay as symptomatic of "a decade of excess everywhere." Significance and problems with trade unions and management associations. Strengths and weaknesses ...
  • Essentials for Labour Peace
    Text  Wilson, Charles Erwin, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 4 Jan 1951, 153-166     Some introductory remarks about the co-operation enjoyed at General Motors from the business men of Toronto and of others throughout all Ontario and Canada; about Canada's future and its potential. The dependence of the United States on Canada's resources. General Motors' confidence in Canada, now and in the future. Details ...
    Text  Wilson, Charles Erwin, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 4 Jan 1951, 153-166   Some introductory remarks about the co-operation enjoyed at General Motors from the business men of Toronto and of others throughout all Ontario and Canada; about Canada's future and its potential. ...
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