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  • The Challenge of Today's Affluent Society
    Text  Mutchmor, Right Rev. Dr. J.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1963), 18 Oct 1962, 26-37     Canadians living "too high off the hog." An indication from sharp drops in the stock market values of the best of the blue chips, that the North American way of life should be a more disciplined one. A brief description and discussion of four elements of affluence: the technological society; ...
    Text  Mutchmor, Right Rev. Dr. J.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1963), 18 Oct 1962, 26-37   Canadians living "too high off the hog." An indication from sharp drops in the stock market values of the best of the blue chips, that the North American way of ...
  • On Being Sorry for Ourselves
    Text  Sandwell, Professor Bernard K., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 24 Jan 1924, 31-44     Some personal background of the speaker. A very profound spirit of unrest and apprehension, and an absolute, flat pessimism that is abroad today both in Economics and Literature and in most quarters. Today's age as an age which is decidedly sorry for itself. A discussion of that fact, deploring it, ...
    Text  Sandwell, Professor Bernard K., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 24 Jan 1924, 31-44   Some personal background of the speaker. A very profound spirit of unrest and apprehension, and an absolute, flat pessimism that is abroad today both in Economics and Literature and in ...
  • Waste in the West
    Text  Coggan, Most Reverend Donald, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 1 May 1975, 1-11     A joint meeting of The Empire Club and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The gap between luxury and poverty; the contrast between our world and the Third World. The waste in our world: the pollution of the air, the sea, the land, food, human life, our youth, our universities, the ...
    Text  Coggan, Most Reverend Donald, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 1 May 1975, 1-11   A joint meeting of The Empire Club and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The gap between luxury and poverty; the contrast between our world and the Third World. The waste ...
  • The Papacy and the Challenge of the Modern World
    Text  Casaroli, His Eminence Agostino Cardinal, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 14 Sep 1984, 44-60     A discussion of some of the problems and challenges facing the modern world, ones that "affect more closely the well-being, the progress, and the very existence of humanity; the ones which at the same time more directly call into play the Holy See's responsibilities and its possibilities of action. They ...
    Text  Casaroli, His Eminence Agostino Cardinal, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 14 Sep 1984, 44-60   A discussion of some of the problems and challenges facing the modern world, ones that "affect more closely the well-being, the progress, and the very existence of humanity; the ones ...
  • Forecast Two Thousand
    Text  Gallup, George III, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 7 Mar 1985, 359-376     The fiftieth anniversary year of the founding of the American Gallup Poll by the speaker's father in 1935. Also the forty-fourth anniversary of the affiliate, the Canadian Institute of Public Opinion. The role and function of Gallup-affiliated and other survey organizations. The predictive power of public opinion. Emerging trends. Seeking ...
    Text  Gallup, George III, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 7 Mar 1985, 359-376   The fiftieth anniversary year of the founding of the American Gallup Poll by the speaker's father in 1935. Also the forty-fourth anniversary of the affiliate, the Canadian Institute of Public ...
  • The Courage to Care
    Text  Grossman, The Hon. Larry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 21 Mar 1985, 393-404     Ontario at a crossroads. Agreement within the Progressive Conservative party about the need for economic growth, a reduction of government regulation, a fairer and more equitable tax system, freedom for business to compete and create jobs, the need to control government spending, the control of government's total share of the ...
    Text  Grossman, The Hon. Larry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 21 Mar 1985, 393-404   Ontario at a crossroads. Agreement within the Progressive Conservative party about the need for economic growth, a reduction of government regulation, a fairer and more equitable tax system, freedom for ...
  • The Heirs of Runnymede
    Text  Thatcher, The Rt. Hon. Margaret, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 25 Sep 1975, 30-40     The Heirs of Runnymede—the liberties first expressed in Magna Carta—heirs to a rule of law and a responsibility to pass those rights on to the next generation. Problems in Great Britain, similar to those faced in all western socieities: inflation, unemployment, absence of growth, and public expenditure beyond what the ...
    Text  Thatcher, The Rt. Hon. Margaret, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 25 Sep 1975, 30-40   The Heirs of Runnymede—the liberties first expressed in Magna Carta—heirs to a rule of law and a responsibility to pass those rights on to the next generation. Problems in Great ...
  • The Road to Reform—Ontario Style
    Text  Robarts, The Honourable John P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1970), 9 Apr 1970, 372-389     Some of the broader aspects of the problems faced in Canada and in Ontario. The importance of the awareness of problems before solutions can be found. The need now in Canada for us to find some consensus about the kind of country that we really want. Study and determination of ...
    Text  Robarts, The Honourable John P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1970), 9 Apr 1970, 372-389   Some of the broader aspects of the problems faced in Canada and in Ontario. The importance of the awareness of problems before solutions can be found. The need now in ...
  • Toronto and Town Planning
    Text  Lighthall, W.D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1912), 30 Mar 1911, 232-237     City planning in general, and the speaker's own convictions with regard to two or three strong points: that the matter is one of very great urgency at the present moment; that city planning is not essentially or merely a question of beautification or aesthetics, or of luxury so much as ...
    Text  Lighthall, W.D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1912), 30 Mar 1911, 232-237   City planning in general, and the speaker's own convictions with regard to two or three strong points: that the matter is one of very great urgency at the present moment; ...
  • Student Essays on  "What A Mayor Should Do"
    Text  Becirovic, Larissa; Harmgardt, Julie; Singh, Joseph, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 2 Nov 2006, 112-120     Determining the winner. Larissa Becirovic - Issues Affecting Teens in Toronto. The issue of increasing youth crime. A suggestion that the mayor should enforce more justice in catching the people who are out to corrupt our streets. Ways to combat this rise in youth crimes. Combatting hate crimes. Julie Harmgardt ...
    Text  Becirovic, Larissa; Harmgardt, Julie; Singh, Joseph, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 2 Nov 2006, 112-120   Determining the winner. Larissa Becirovic - Issues Affecting Teens in Toronto. The issue of increasing youth crime. A suggestion that the mayor should enforce more justice in catching the people ...
  • The Concerns of Youth in Today's World
    Text  Park, Jane; Hill, Daniel; Stewart, Tarum; Godsoe, Cynthia, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 9 Feb 1989, 223-233     Jane Park: remarks about the need for more concern with regard to pollution and the decline of our environment. The need for leaders to deal with these problems. Daniel Hill: remarks focussing on the problem of the diminishing rainforests in Brazil. Viewing the future with anxiety and apprehension. Consequences of ...
    Text  Park, Jane; Hill, Daniel; Stewart, Tarum; Godsoe, Cynthia, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 9 Feb 1989, 223-233   Jane Park: remarks about the need for more concern with regard to pollution and the decline of our environment. The need for leaders to deal with these problems. Daniel Hill: ...
  • Blame the Media
    Text  Worthington, Peter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 8 Mar 1979, 259-273     The theme of the address is that "the western democracies are in some disarray. There is indecision, ... Confusion, … Lack of priorities and loss of a sense of purpose ... Freedom is in retreat around the world. The totalitarian east has the initiative." A wide-ranging discussion follows, based on ...
    Text  Worthington, Peter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 8 Mar 1979, 259-273   The theme of the address is that "the western democracies are in some disarray. There is indecision, ... Confusion, … Lack of priorities and loss of a sense of purpose ...
  • Canada's Problems in Relief and Assistance
    Text  Whitton, Miss Charlotte, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 19 Mar 1936, 306-320     Canada's problems in welfare and assistance restricted neither to urban nor rural areas, to east nor west, to north nor south. An illustrative anecdote to convey the nature and extent of Canada's challenge in the problem of maternal care and of infant mortality. The record of various major health centres, ...
    Text  Whitton, Miss Charlotte, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 19 Mar 1936, 306-320   Canada's problems in welfare and assistance restricted neither to urban nor rural areas, to east nor west, to north nor south. An illustrative anecdote to convey the nature and extent ...
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