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  • The Proper Limitations of State Interference
    Leacock, Prof. Stephen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 6 Mar 1924, 109-124     The speaker's statement of Canada's ills at the present time: that we are in danger of overgovernment; that we are suffering from the too-great extension of the functions of the State; that it is doing already great harm to our economic life, and threatening greater still; doing a great deal ...
    Leacock, Prof. Stephen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 6 Mar 1924, 109-124   The speaker's statement of Canada's ills at the present time: that we ...
  • The Politician and the Bureaucrat
    Redcliffe-Maud, The Right Honourable Lord, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 13 Oct 1977, 41-54     The conventional division between the politicians and the bureaucrat. The division in the United States and the Communist countries is very different. Similarities between Canada and Great Britain. A belief by the speaker in a continuation of this division, and a discussion on how and when it can work well. ...
    Redcliffe-Maud, The Right Honourable Lord, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 13 Oct 1977, 41-54   The conventional division between the politicians and the bureaucrat. The division in ...
  • The New Face of Government
    Masse, The Hon. Marcel, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1995), 16 Feb 1995, 292-302     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian Club of Toronto. The competence of government as one of the central issues of our time. Some words from Peter Drucker: "The next decades will make unprecedented demands on political courage, political imagination, political innovation, and political leadership. ...
    Masse, The Hon. Marcel, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1995), 16 Feb 1995, 292-302   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian ...
  • Democracy vs. Hypocrisy
    Colville, Sir John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 26 Nov 1986, 135-148     A joint dinner with the Churchill Society. Conflicts within the duties of an M.P. The nature of parliamentary democracy. The dangers of too rigid a party system. The need for a strong element of discipline. An historical examination of democracy. Churchill's attitude toward parliamentary democracy. Illustrative examples of the separation ...
    Colville, Sir John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 26 Nov 1986, 135-148   A joint dinner with the Churchill Society. Conflicts within the duties of ...
  • How Canada Does It and Other Social Diseases
    Amiel, Barbara, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 4 Feb 1982, 237-257     "Here in Canada, in the Western world, we are inside the walls. Outside the walls are the barbarians." This is an image repeated throughout the address, to emphasize the Free World vs. the not-Free World. The speaker continues to examine the world political situation, especially with regard to countries that ...
    Amiel, Barbara, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 4 Feb 1982, 237-257   "Here in Canada, in the Western world, we are inside the walls. ...
  • The State of Canadian Capitalism: A Political View
    Lewis, Stepehn, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 26 Oct 1978, 47-60     A detailed description of the recent postal strike and how it was handled by all parties involved. The federal government and collective bargaining: a critical perspective. Three practical suggestions by the speaker to salvage the situation. The economy, and how the present government appears not to understand it. The mistake ...
    Lewis, Stepehn, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 26 Oct 1978, 47-60   A detailed description of the recent postal strike and how it was ...
  • Senate Reform
    Pitfield, The Honourable P. Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 20 Oct 1983, 65-75     Canada's Parliament vs. U.S. Congress. Role of Parliament. Criticisms of Parliament, its workings and its effects on the Canadian people. Failures of public policy. A look at the process and mechanics of governing, as opposed to the personalities and people involved. Suggestions for improvement to the process and the mechanics. ...
    Pitfield, The Honourable P. Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 20 Oct 1983, 65-75   Canada's Parliament vs. U.S. Congress. Role of Parliament. Criticisms of Parliament, its ...
  • Policy Making in National Politics
    Stanfield, The Honourable Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1970), 2 Oct 1969, 28-40     The upcoming national policy conference at Niagara Falls of the Progressive Conservative Party and the stake in this conference for all Canadians as the Official Opposition in the Parliament in Canada meets to set policy. Financial costs and support for a political party: paying tribute to those who contribute. The ...
    Stanfield, The Honourable Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1970), 2 Oct 1969, 28-40   The upcoming national policy conference at Niagara Falls of the Progressive Conservative ...
  • The American Electoral System
    Scammon, Richard M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 9 Oct 1975, 54-69     Differences between the American and Canada political systems. The American electorate. Profile of the American voter: a non-political and electorally alert individual. What will motivate the American voter in 1976. Four central issues: party, economic, social, personal. Personal predictions of the outcome of the pending American election. A short review ...
    Scammon, Richard M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 9 Oct 1975, 54-69   Differences between the American and Canada political systems. The American electorate. Profile ...
  • Free Men or Automats?
    Harvey, Jean Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 11 Apr 1946, 340-353     Reasons for, and events leading up to, the foundation of the UNO. The continuing danger of nationalism. The fight between the individual and the domination of the State. A detailed discussion follows regarding totalitarianism and democracy, with many lessons to be learned from recent history. Topics addressed during this discussion ...
    Harvey, Jean Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 11 Apr 1946, 340-353   Reasons for, and events leading up to, the foundation of the UNO. ...
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