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  • The Northland of Canada
    Text  Cody, Rev. H.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 11 Oct 1923, 234-249     Speaking on the subject of Northern Ontario from a somewhat personal standpoint. The speaker’s recent journey to Moose Factory. Who went on the journey; the purpose of the journey. Accomplishment of the main purpose of the journey. Making the people of Northern Ontario realize that in spite of distance they ...
    Text  Cody, Rev. H.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 11 Oct 1923, 234-249   Speaking on the subject of Northern Ontario from a somewhat personal standpoint. The speaker’s recent journey to Moose Factory. Who went on the journey; the purpose of the journey. Accomplishment ...
  • The Canadian Arctic Region
    Text  Stefansson, Vilh Jalmur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 11 Nov 1918, 364-379     The glorious news of the day. Finding out about the war over a year after Britain had entered on the struggle, for two members of the speaker's expedition as well as himself then supposed to be dead. The speaker's latest expedition in many ways the most extensive polar enterprise every ...
    Text  Stefansson, Vilh Jalmur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 11 Nov 1918, 364-379   The glorious news of the day. Finding out about the war over a year after Britain had entered on the struggle, for two members of the speaker's expedition as well ...
  • A Plea for the Canadian Northland
    Text  Owl, Grey, 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 of Canada in ...
    Text  Owl, Grey, 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. ...
  • Canada's Eastern Arctic
    Text  McKeand, Major David Livingstone, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 4 Mar 1943, 383-395     Our limited and outdated knowledge of the Northwest Territories. The part the CBC is playing in educating Canadians about the North. The development of the North over the last two decades. The unfolding of the Eastern Arctic. A description of the Eastern Arctic. An annual expedition, sponsored by the Minister ...
    Text  McKeand, Major David Livingstone, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 4 Mar 1943, 383-395   Our limited and outdated knowledge of the Northwest Territories. The part the CBC is playing in educating Canadians about the North. The development of the North over the last two ...
  • To the Top of the World With the Eastern Arctic Patrol
    Text  Martin, Honourable W.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 30 Apr 1936, 396-415     Canada's expeditions into the far north. Some of the key personnel of these expeditions and what they saw and accomplished in the north. A detailed description of the expedition of the Eastern Arctic Patrol. Travel of the "Nascopie." Equipment on board and its purpose. Some anecdotes of historical expeditions, of ...
    Text  Martin, Honourable W.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 30 Apr 1936, 396-415   Canada's expeditions into the far north. Some of the key personnel of these expeditions and what they saw and accomplished in the north. A detailed description of the expedition of ...
  • Our Northland, Its People and Resources
    Text  Stefansson, Vilhjalmur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 6 Feb 1913, 170-177     Some of the resources of Canada. An appeal to the audience as public-spirited citizens of the Empire to try to protect and perpetuate those resources. The Eskimo of Northern Canada: features of their culture. The market for caribou skins in Alaska. The fate of the caribou, similar to that of ...
    Text  Stefansson, Vilhjalmur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 6 Feb 1913, 170-177   Some of the resources of Canada. An appeal to the audience as public-spirited citizens of the Empire to try to protect and perpetuate those resources. The Eskimo of Northern Canada: ...
  • The Arctic Regions of Canada
    Text  Bernier, Captain J.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 20 Dec 1909, 67-76     The immense territory in the North that the Imperial Government gave to Canada in 1880. The lack of effort, even by the Canadian people, to use what England had given us. What it cost the British Empire to obtain this land. The speaker, in his expeditions, following John Franklin and ...
    Text  Bernier, Captain J.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 20 Dec 1909, 67-76   The immense territory in the North that the Imperial Government gave to Canada in 1880. The lack of effort, even by the Canadian people, to use what England had given ...
  • Our Northern Heritage
    Text  Bernier, Captain J.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 7 Oct 1926, 222-228     Addressing the audience not as a representative of the Government, but as a member of the Government Service for 22 years. Taking possession of all the Arctic Islands that belonged to England during those 22 years. Thanks to suppliers of food and other items used during this time. Some highlights ...
    Text  Bernier, Captain J.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 7 Oct 1926, 222-228   Addressing the audience not as a representative of the Government, but as a member of the Government Service for 22 years. Taking possession of all the Arctic Islands that belonged ...
  • Exercise Muskox
    Text  Wilson, Colonel J.T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 18 Apr 1946, 354-369     The speaker's experiences on a recent fact-finding Arctic expedition "Exercise Muskox." The route of the Exercise, as pointed out on a map. Three aspects of the Arctic or the winter Exercises: how the Exercise came about, what actually occurred or is occurring now on the Exercise, and implications for the ...
    Text  Wilson, Colonel J.T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 18 Apr 1946, 354-369   The speaker's experiences on a recent fact-finding Arctic expedition "Exercise Muskox." The route of the Exercise, as pointed out on a map. Three aspects of the Arctic or the winter ...
  • The New Yukon
    Text  Black, George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 6 Apr 1922, 118-130     Memories of the old Yukon. Ideas created from the sensational stories by early-day goldseekers, with some examples. Why people do not understand the Yukon. A description, including geographical features, climate, flora and fauna. The Yukon as a paradise from the hunter's standpoint. Currency in the days of gold-dust. Banks and ...
    Text  Black, George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 6 Apr 1922, 118-130   Memories of the old Yukon. Ideas created from the sensational stories by early-day goldseekers, with some examples. Why people do not understand the Yukon. A description, including geographical features, climate, ...
  • Canada's New Northwest Development
    Text  Dafoe, John W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 21 Nov 1929, 313-323     The importance of transportation as an effecting factor in history, and in the history of Canada's national development. Instances of illustration. The relationship of Western Canada and the northern wilderness being profoundly modified by new developments in transportation which are not only in prospect but in some respects already in ...
    Text  Dafoe, John W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 21 Nov 1929, 313-323   The importance of transportation as an effecting factor in history, and in the history of Canada's national development. Instances of illustration. The relationship of Western Canada and the northern wilderness ...
  • The Eastern Arctic Patrol
    Text  McKeand, Major David L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 14 Mar 1940, 367-383     Our knowledge and familiarity with Canada's Arctic. The importance of radio, and specifically the CBC, to our knowledge of Canada's geography. A description of the Northwest Territories. The Northwest Territories Act which provides for a Territorial Government. Administration of the various Acts, Ordinances and Regulations. The enforcement of law and ...
    Text  McKeand, Major David L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 14 Mar 1940, 367-383   Our knowledge and familiarity with Canada's Arctic. The importance of radio, and specifically the CBC, to our knowledge of Canada's geography. A description of the Northwest Territories. The Northwest Territories ...
  • Making A Mine In Canada
    Text  Hammell, John E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 17 Jan 1935, 197-215     The speaker as the spokesman of that great, only partially developed half continent which we call The North. The speaker's regard of himself as simply a deputy of the great army of friends and co-workers in the North who, in the course of the last thirty years, have struggled to ...
    Text  Hammell, John E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 17 Jan 1935, 197-215   The speaker as the spokesman of that great, only partially developed half continent which we call The North. The speaker's regard of himself as simply a deputy of the great ...
  • Twenty-Five Years Amongst the Eskimos
    Text  Livingstone, Dr. Leslie D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 25 Oct 1945, 61-71     An idea of the Northland, the native inhabitants and the speaker's work among them. The speaker's arrival in North Baffin Land on the 18th of August, 1922. His introduction to the most primitive of the Eskimo: a description. The first introduction to these Eskimo of the practice of medicine. Stories ...
    Text  Livingstone, Dr. Leslie D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 25 Oct 1945, 61-71   An idea of the Northland, the native inhabitants and the speaker's work among them. The speaker's arrival in North Baffin Land on the 18th of August, 1922. His introduction to ...
  • The Mining Riddle of the Canadian Northwest
    Text  Drew, Colonel George A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 12 Oct 1933, 265-281     Reference in particular to the area around Great Bear Lake. Paying tribute to the Honourable Charles McCrea. The speaker declares himself to be a layman on the subject of mining. A layman's impression of what he saw and of what seemed to him to be the solution for the future. ...
    Text  Drew, Colonel George A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 12 Oct 1933, 265-281   Reference in particular to the area around Great Bear Lake. Paying tribute to the Honourable Charles McCrea. The speaker declares himself to be a layman on the subject of mining. ...
  • Our Debt to Northern Ontario
    Text  Renison, Right Rev. Robert J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 9 Dec 1943, 161-173     Some early Canadian history. Flying the flag of England in the first Ontario seaport in the year 1670. Moosonee or Moose Fort. Henry Hudson's three voyages. A personal anecdote from the speaker of a trip to Moosonee in 1898. The debt of history owed to Northern Ontario. The forests of ...
    Text  Renison, Right Rev. Robert J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 9 Dec 1943, 161-173   Some early Canadian history. Flying the flag of England in the first Ontario seaport in the year 1670. Moosonee or Moose Fort. Henry Hudson's three voyages. A personal anecdote from ...
  • The Trail of '35
    Text  Camsell, Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 13 Mar 1936, 295-305     The subject of geography. The primary objective of the Canadian Geographical Society to bring the various parts of the country into closer relationship. An account of a 4,000-mile aerial trip taken by the speaker last summer through northwestern Canada, and a show of slides to illustrate something of the character ...
    Text  Camsell, Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 13 Mar 1936, 295-305   The subject of geography. The primary objective of the Canadian Geographical Society to bring the various parts of the country into closer relationship. An account of a 4,000-mile aerial trip ...
  • Abolishing the Arctic
    Text  Stefansson, Vilhjalmur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 25 Oct 1928, 225-234     First a summary of some of the points the speaker made in his address about 10 years ago. A look through history at man's journeys northwards. The Alaska purchase and reasons for it. Evidence that in every millenium of the past the centres of wealth and power have been fund ...
    Text  Stefansson, Vilhjalmur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 25 Oct 1928, 225-234   First a summary of some of the points the speaker made in his address about 10 years ago. A look through history at man's journeys northwards. The Alaska purchase and ...
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