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  • The Cape to Cairo Railway and River Route
    Text  Weinthal, Leo, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1921), 4 Nov 1920, 374-406     The promised story of the Cape to Cairo Railway and river route as it is today; a reversal of this story so that instead of taking the audience from Cape Town 7,000 miles north to the Nile and the Delta and the Mediterranean, the speaker is going to take us ...
    Text  Weinthal, Leo, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1921), 4 Nov 1920, 374-406   The promised story of the Cape to Cairo Railway and river route as it is today; a reversal of this story so that instead of taking the audience from Cape ...
  • Some Considerations of Railway Regulation
    Text  McLean, S.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 29 Apr 1909, 220-230     The subject of transportation as the most important single economic question in Canada today. Ways in which Canada has been re-made by its transportation facilities. Instances of the early consideration of a systematic policy in regard to transportation and attracting traffic from the adjacent republic. The work of railway development. ...
    Text  McLean, S.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 29 Apr 1909, 220-230   The subject of transportation as the most important single economic question in Canada today. Ways in which Canada has been re-made by its transportation facilities. Instances of the early consideration ...
  • Railways and Grade Crossings
    Text  Ewan, John A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 3 Oct 1907, 38-42     Instances of railway accidents. The issue of railway crossings. How such crossings would be funded. The speaker's presentation of where railways have spent immense sums of money in extinguishing grade crossings, in many cases most willingly; illustrative examples from the Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, and Chicago. Models of funding. The ...
    Text  Ewan, John A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 3 Oct 1907, 38-42   Instances of railway accidents. The issue of railway crossings. How such crossings would be funded. The speaker's presentation of where railways have spent immense sums of money in extinguishing grade ...
  • The State Ownership of Railways
    Text  Maclean, W.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 5 Jan 1905, 78-84     "Public-owned Railways," or "State-owned Railways." Reasons in favour of public-owned railways. The effect of such a system on the defence of the country. The best means for a systematic development of the resources of any country, and especially a new and growing one. A state-owned system of railways as the ...
    Text  Maclean, W.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 5 Jan 1905, 78-84   "Public-owned Railways," or "State-owned Railways." Reasons in favour of public-owned railways. The effect of such a system on the defence of the country. The best means for a systematic development ...
  • Ontario and Its Railways
    Text  Beatty, E.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 20 Nov 1919, 420-429     The Canadian Pacific operations within the limits of Ontario. The variety of railway traffic possibilities offered in Ontario. Ontario's share of manufactured products, with some specific figures. What the future holds in terms of traffic and railway possibilities in Ontario. Total railway mileage for Ontario. Expectations for the National Railway ...
    Text  Beatty, E.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 20 Nov 1919, 420-429   The Canadian Pacific operations within the limits of Ontario. The variety of railway traffic possibilities offered in Ontario. Ontario's share of manufactured products, with some specific figures. What the future ...
  • The National Railways
    Text  Thornton, Sir Henry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 11 Dec 1922, 334-339     The task to try and make our Canadian National Railways System not only pay, but also to meet the transportation requirements of the community and to become the pride of the people of Canada. Gaining the confidence of the people of Canada, particularly the shipping and travelling public, and gaining ...
    Text  Thornton, Sir Henry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 11 Dec 1922, 334-339   The task to try and make our Canadian National Railways System not only pay, but also to meet the transportation requirements of the community and to become the pride of ...
  • Problems of The Canadian National Railways
    Text  Thornton, Sir Henry W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 10 Oct 1929, 247-257     Compliments paid to the Right Honourable Mr. Arthur Meighen and Sir Thomas White, who were materially concerned in the birth of the Canadian National Railway. Disabusing the public mind of a statement which recently appeared in one of the financial papers with regard to the Canadian National Railway (CNR). The ...
    Text  Thornton, Sir Henry W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 10 Oct 1929, 247-257   Compliments paid to the Right Honourable Mr. Arthur Meighen and Sir Thomas White, who were materially concerned in the birth of the Canadian National Railway. Disabusing the public mind of ...
  • Building Competitiveness: A New Transportation Vision for Canada
    Text  Green, Fred, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 24 Nov 2006, 142-155     The major impact on our economy, productivity and competitiveness that Canada's transportation system and gateways has. Both a negative and positive impact. A survey of the speaker's railway journey over the last couple of days, with some facts and figures. Two critical facts. The importance of our trade gateways. Understanding ...
    Text  Green, Fred, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 24 Nov 2006, 142-155   The major impact on our economy, productivity and competitiveness that Canada's transportation system and gateways has. Both a negative and positive impact. A survey of the speaker's railway journey over ...
  • Hudson Bay Railway and Immigration
    Text  Webb, Col. R.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 3 Dec 1926, 289-298     Interest in the problems of Western Canada, one of which is the Hudson Bay Railway. Interest in the development of the Hudson Route, and particularly to Port Nelson. Hudson Bay as an all-year-round route. The prosperity of Toronto, Ontario, and the whole of the Dominion lying in the development of ...
    Text  Webb, Col. R.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 3 Dec 1926, 289-298   Interest in the problems of Western Canada, one of which is the Hudson Bay Railway. Interest in the development of the Hudson Route, and particularly to Port Nelson. Hudson Bay ...
  • Talking Shop
    Text  Gordon, Donald, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 12 Mar 1951, 298-309     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Some facts and background to the Canadian National Railway. The Canadian National as much more than a railway network. The Canadian National as a System, organized into a managerial unit, which also exercises ownership or ...
    Text  Gordon, Donald, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 12 Mar 1951, 298-309   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Some facts and background to the Canadian National Railway. The Canadian National as much more ...
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