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  • Metropolitan Toronto
    Gardiner, Frederick G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 5 Nov 1953, 52-65     The unique experiment which is the establishment of Metropolitan Toronto. A recognition that the expansion in this area is indicative of the tremendous industrial and commercial development which is going on in all parts of Canada. Canada as the finest and most prosperous country in the world today. Canada's resources. ...
    Gardiner, Frederick G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 5 Nov 1953, 52-65   The unique experiment which is the establishment of Metropolitan Toronto. A recognition ...
  • Postwar Toronto
    Davies, Major G. Fay, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 30 Nov 1944, 163-184     Questions about postwar conditions. The Toronto Reconstruction Council: makeup, terms of reference, plans and policies. Making provision for employment and social security. Finding a basis of operations and appointing a steering committee. Nine committees of council. The Executive Committee. Determining the number of people who would be seeking employment in ...
    Davies, Major G. Fay, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 30 Nov 1944, 163-184   Questions about postwar conditions. The Toronto Reconstruction Council: makeup, terms of reference, ...
  • A New Deal for Toronto
    Miller, His Worship Mayor David, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2005), 11 May 2004, 394-405     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. A wave of optimism about cities. The opportunity to get a "new deal." The need for that new deal. The key pieces from Toronto's perspecdtive. Some comments about cities. Cities as the wealth of our ...
    Miller, His Worship Mayor David, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2005), 11 May 2004, 394-405   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian ...
  • The Function of the Toronto Industrial and Publicity Commission
    Burton, C.L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 4 Apr 1929, 149-159     The speaker begins by stating: "Our Mayor and Board of Control, our City Council, The Toronto Board of Trade, our Harbour Commissioners and various public bodies and corporations and citizens have declared for a greater Industrial Toronto. They have said the job of brining new industries to this City should ...
    Burton, C.L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 4 Apr 1929, 149-159   The speaker begins by stating: "Our Mayor and Board of Control, our ...
  • The City Planning Project
    Harris, R.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 19 Dec 1929, 336-349     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the Toronto Board of Trade. Information relative to the proposed City Improvement Plan for Toronto. Features of the Advisory City Planning Reform as reported upon by the heads of the departments to the City Council, and now before the electors. ...
    Harris, R.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 19 Dec 1929, 336-349   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the Toronto ...
  • Toronto and her Place in the British Empire
    Grier, A. Monro, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 16 May 1912, 250-261     The proposition that Toronto, outside of the British Isles themselves, is or should be hereafter the most considerable city in the whole of the British Empire. Looking at the matter geographically. Canada standing pre-eminent in comparison with the other outlying parts of the British Empire. Canada's comparative nearness or distance ...
    Grier, A. Monro, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 16 May 1912, 250-261   The proposition that Toronto, outside of the British Isles themselves, is or ...
  • Toronto—Boom Town of North America
    Dennison, His Worship Mayor William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1969), 9 Jan 1969, 112-123     A vision of Toronto 25 years from now. A description of plans for Toronto organized under the following headings: Toronto's harbour; The waterfront plan, Taxes; Spending the taxpayers' money; Party politics; Leadership; The St. Lawrence Hall; Convention facilities; People like Toronto.
    Dennison, His Worship Mayor William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1969), 9 Jan 1969, 112-123   A vision of Toronto 25 years from now. A description of plans ...
  • Out of the Woods
    Bruce, His Honour, Lieut.-Colonel The Honourable Herbert A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 12 Apr 1934, 541-556     Toronto's celebration of its centenary this year. Toronto actually "coming out of the woods," the woods that for centuries bordered the lake. A visit to the past to see how it all happened. A look at Toronto's history, beginning in 1673 with an Indian village named Teieiagon where Baby Point ...
    Bruce, His Honour, Lieut.-Colonel The Honourable Herbert A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 12 Apr 1934, 541-556   Toronto's celebration of its centenary this year. Toronto actually "coming out of ...
  • Some Aspects of Commercial Value to the City of Toronto of the Proposed Harbour Improvements
    Gourlay, R.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 16 Jan 1913, 129-145     Some statistical facts that refer to Toronto's position today industrially and commercially. First, two plans which the speaker brought with him that show an accurate survey of the city waterfront, and the proposed changes, colour-coded. A discussion from three standpoints: the value of the harbour improvement plan from an industrial, ...
    Gourlay, R.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 16 Jan 1913, 129-145   Some statistical facts that refer to Toronto's position today industrially and commercially. ...
  • The Evolution of a Greater Toronto
    Houston, William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 28 Apr 1910, 247-249     A series of comparisons showing how greatly the city of Toronto has expanded over the time of the speaker's 45 years of continuous residence. Indicating the duty of its citizens in view of the certainty that the expansion will be greater in the future than it has been in the ...
    Houston, William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 28 Apr 1910, 247-249   A series of comparisons showing how greatly the city of Toronto has ...
  • Planning for Transportation in the Metropolitan Community
    Lamport, Allan and Parkin, John C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 22 Jan 1959, 170-183     Mr. Parkin The problem, as an architect, of qualifying as an expert in transportation. The impact of design and provision of transportation facilities on the physical characteristics of communities. Transportation and community aesthetics—the attractive city environment. The development of the epxressway-parkway systems in and around our great North American cities ...
    Lamport, Allan and Parkin, John C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 22 Jan 1959, 170-183   Mr. Parkin The problem, as an architect, of qualifying as an expert ...
  • Amalgamation vs. Cumming Plan
    Saunders, Controller Leslie H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 25 Feb 1953, 223-237     The speaker's division of his address under the following headings: What the City asked for; Why the City asked for amalgamation; Some facts about the situation at that time; The Cumming Report; The Reaction of the City to it; What the Cumming Report actually recommended; a few remarks on what ...
    Saunders, Controller Leslie H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 25 Feb 1953, 223-237   The speaker's division of his address under the following headings: What the ...
  • The Metropolitan Problem
    Hardy, Eric, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 23 Mar 1950, 266-275     A metropolitan area and how it differs from an ordinary small urban community. An analogy of a metropolitan area with a spider web. Change in and around the Toronto area through growth, growth that is unlikely to stop. The metropolitan area one with common problems and common interests. The need ...
    Hardy, Eric, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 23 Mar 1950, 266-275   A metropolitan area and how it differs from an ordinary small urban ...
  • Old Toronto
    Reed, T.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 19 Feb 1925, 80-96     A few points out of the many that in one way or another have an important bearing upon the story of the foundation and development of the community of Toronto. Getting a glimpse of the humble beginnings, the slow but steady progress, the persistence and industry of its citizens in ...
    Reed, T.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 19 Feb 1925, 80-96   A few points out of the many that in one way or ...
  • A Greater Toronto
    Maclean, W.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 7 Nov 1907, 81-90     The areas which the speaker suggests must be taken in when speaking of Greater Toronto for three great public reasons: to control the water supply of all that country; to control the roads and the traction systems in that territory; to control the sewers and sanitation of the district. Taking ...
    Maclean, W.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 7 Nov 1907, 81-90   The areas which the speaker suggests must be taken in when speaking ...
  • Investing in our Young People
    Miller, David, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 26 Sep 2005, 39-48     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The role Toronto businesses need to play in the safety of our city. Providing jobs and other opportunities to young people who do not have them. Toronto as a safe city - with some caveats. ...
    Miller, David, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 26 Sep 2005, 39-48   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian ...
  • Ontario - A Province of Hope and Opportunity
    Palladini, The Hon. Al, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 9 Apr 1998, 407-414     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The British Canadian Chamber of Trade and Commerce. The strong ties between Great Britain and Canada - of family, culture and business. Some trade figures. Some personal background and a response to a frequently asked question about changing careers from ...
    Palladini, The Hon. Al, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 9 Apr 1998, 407-414   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The British ...
  • Town Planning
    Arthur, Prof. Eric R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 20 Jan 1944, 238-251     The Report of the City Planning Board in Toronto now before the City Council; evidence of its labours over the past year on exhibition at the Art Gallery of Ontario. The number of municipalities across Canada making postwar plans. Toronto at the head of a crusade. What would bring to ...
    Arthur, Prof. Eric R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 20 Jan 1944, 238-251   The Report of the City Planning Board in Toronto now before the ...
  • The Quality of Canadian Life
    Sharp, The Honourable Mitchell W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 29 Apr 1965, 336-344     The quality of Canadian life. Toronto and Montreal as the two big centres in Canada of comparable size and influence. The advantages of healthy competition between the two centres. The vigour with which French Canada is asserting itself these days. Some remarks on EXPO '67. Some comparison remarks about Montreal ...
    Sharp, The Honourable Mitchell W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 29 Apr 1965, 336-344   The quality of Canadian life. Toronto and Montreal as the two big ...
  • Toronto and Town Planning
    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 ...
    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 ...
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