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Abolishing the Arctic 
Text  Stefansson, Vilhjalmur, Abolishing the Arctic, 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 farther north than they...
The Trail of '35 
Text  Camsell, Charles, The Trail of '35, 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...
Our Debt to Northern Ontario 
Text  Renison, Right Rev. Robert J., Our Debt to Northern Ontario, 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 this north...
The Mining Riddle of the Canadian Northwest 
Text  Drew, Colonel George A., The Mining Riddle of the Canadian Northwest, 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. What we know of Great...
Twenty-Five Years Amongst the Eskimos 
Text  Livingstone, Dr. Leslie D., Twenty-Five Years Amongst the Eskimos, 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....
Making A Mine In Canada 
Text  Hammell, John E., Making A Mine In Canada, 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 open the doors to...
The Eastern Arctic Patrol 
Text  McKeand, Major David L., The Eastern Arctic Patrol, 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,...
Canada's New Northwest Development 
Text  Dafoe, John W., Canada's New Northwest Development, 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...
The New Yukon 
Text  Black, George, The New Yukon, 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...
Exercise Muskox 
Text  Wilson, Colonel J.T., Exercise Muskox, 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...
Our Northern Heritage 
Text  Bernier, Captain J.E., Our Northern Heritage, 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...
The Arctic Regions of Canada 
Text  Bernier, Captain J.E., The Arctic Regions of Canada, 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 those who...
Our Northland, Its People and Resources 
Text  Stefansson, Vilhjalmur, Our Northland, Its People and Resources, 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 the...
To the Top of the World With the Eastern Arctic Patrol 
Text  Martin, Honourable W.G., To the Top of the World With the Eastern Arctic Patrol, 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...
Canada's Eastern Arctic 
Text  McKeand, Major David Livingstone, Canada's Eastern Arctic, 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...
A Plea for the Canadian Northland 
Text  Owl, Grey, A Plea for the Canadian Northland, 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...
The Canadian Arctic Region 
Text  Stefansson, Vilh Jalmur, The Canadian Arctic Region, 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 undertaken....
The Northland of Canada 
Text  Cody, Rev. H.J., The Northland of Canada, 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...
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