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  • The Miracle of Atomic Energy
    Cockcroft, Sir John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 12 Nov 1959, 82-91     The Atomic Energy Research Establishment at Harwell, founded in 1946. Some background and history. Activities of the Establishment in some detail. Results and achievements of work at the Establishment. Research projects. Harwell as a centre of research into the biological hazards of Atomic Energy. The measurement of fallout and of ...
    Cockcroft, Sir John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 12 Nov 1959, 82-91   The Atomic Energy Research Establishment at Harwell, founded in 1946. Some background ...
  • The Peacetime Applications of Atomic Energy
    Keys, David Arnold, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1955), 7 Apr 1955, 255-268     "No scientific discovery has created such devastating possibilities and at the same time offered vast opportunities for the benefit of mankind as that of the controlled release of atomic energy by nuclear fission." Fundamental research and peacetime uses of atomic energy providing basic knowledge upon which the present and future ...
    Keys, David Arnold, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1955), 7 Apr 1955, 255-268   "No scientific discovery has created such devastating possibilities and at the same ...
  • Canagen Energy Inc.--A Public Private Partnership
    Jeffrey, Dr. Robin, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 29 May 1998, 42-49     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The British Canadian Chamber of Trade and Commerce. Interest in the rapidly changing electricity scene in Ontario, fuelled by the Ontario government's plan to reform the electricity sector in the province. The speaker's opinion that this is the action of ...
    Jeffrey, Dr. Robin, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 29 May 1998, 42-49   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The British ...
  • Putting The Atom To Work
    Smith, J. Herbert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 14 Jan 1960, 157-164     The speaker begins by holding up an object: a pellet of the natural uranium used in a fuel rod for a nuclear reactor, and telling the audience: "Small though it is, this six-ounce pellet, if burned in a present-day reactor, will produce heat equivalent to 6,000 pounds of coal." The ...
    Smith, J. Herbert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 14 Jan 1960, 157-164   The speaker begins by holding up an object: a pellet of the ...
  • Nuclear Energy: The Third Pillar of Canada’s Energy Future
        The speaker’s self-description as a Nuclear Newbie or a Newbie Nuke or a Nuke Fan and what that means to him. Here to inform, maybe educate and stimulate thinking. First, a few words about the speaker’s company – Atomic Energy of Canada with some facts and figures. Their dual mandate ...
      The speaker’s self-description as a Nuclear Newbie or a Newbie Nuke or ...
  • Replacing Nuclear with Nuclear: A U.K. Perspective
    Jeffrey, Dr. Robin, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 18 Oct 2001, 148-159     Four issues to be addressed: the respective roles of business and government in energy policy; the principles underlying good energy policy; how this relates to nuclear power and to CANDU; some remarks about British Energy and Ontario. First, an overview of British Energy. The creation of Bruce Power. A discussion ...
    Jeffrey, Dr. Robin, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 18 Oct 2001, 148-159   Four issues to be addressed: the respective roles of business and government ...
  • Available Affordable Electricity from Nuclear Energy
    Elston, Murray, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 22 Sep 2005, 27-38     A homecoming for the nuclear community and how that is so. Mr. Keys' prophetic words. Nuclear energy as the energy mainstay for Ontario. Some statistics - some prices. Comparing energies. A clear warning for Ontario. A difficult situation. Ontario Power Generation. Key parameters for Ontario's sourcing of electricity supply. Choices ...
    Elston, Murray, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 22 Sep 2005, 27-38   A homecoming for the nuclear community and how that is so. Mr. ...
  • The Great Equalizer: Nuclear Power and Canadian Electricity
    Nastich, Milan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 3 Nov 1983, 92-100     Regional resources; their development and their differences. Similarities in challenges for various utilities: surplus generating capacity, financial capability, and transmission. Residential rates competitive globally. Success based on regional development. Why Ontario decided to build nuclear power plants. Nuclear power the great equalizer. Possible dangers to the public. Costs of retubing. ...
    Nastich, Milan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 3 Nov 1983, 92-100   Regional resources; their development and their differences. Similarities in challenges for various ...
  • Why Not Apply Tomorrow's Disciplines Today?
    Gathercole, George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 4 Jan 1968, 228-241     Discipline as a response to one's conscience. Discipline as the means by which unity and action are harnessed to work in the interests of the whole community. Discipline as the process by which in return for giving up a lollipop today, we can look forward to getting the deed to ...
    Gathercole, George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 4 Jan 1968, 228-241   Discipline as a response to one's conscience. Discipline as the means by ...
  • Canada—A World Partner
    Martin, the Honourable Paul, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1955), 24 Feb 1955, 205-212     The beginning, tomorrow, in London, of a meeting of five men representing five nations on a matter vitally affecting the peace of the world, the question of disarmament. The urgency of the need for solving the problems that harass the world. The choice before us of destruction or the dawning ...
    Martin, the Honourable Paul, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1955), 24 Feb 1955, 205-212   The beginning, tomorrow, in London, of a meeting of five men representing ...
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