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Toronto--Boom Town of North America 
Text  Dennison, His Worship Mayor William, Toronto--Boom Town of North America, 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.
Out of the Woods 
Text  Bruce, His Honour, Lieut.-Colonel The Honourable Herbert A., Out of the Woods, 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 now...
Town Planning 
Text  Arthur, Prof. Eric R., Town Planning, 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 life the...
The Quality of Canadian Life 
Text  Sharp, The Honourable Mitchell W., The Quality of Canadian Life, 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...
Toronto and her Place in the British Empire 
Text  Grier, A. Monro, Toronto and her Place in the British Empire, 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....
Amalgamation vs. Cumming Plan 
Text  Saunders, Controller Leslie H., Amalgamation vs. Cumming Plan, 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 has...
The Metropolitan Problem 
Text  Hardy, Eric, The Metropolitan Problem, 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...
The Megacity Debate 
Text  Cox, Wendell; Gilchrist, Steve; Golden, Anne, The Megacity Debate, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 26 Feb 1997, 434-450  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Wendell Cox A discussion of three fundamental problems with the proposed megacity: that it will weaken democracy; that it will not save money; that it threatens the city of which the people are so justly proud. Ways in...
The City Planning Project 
Text  Harris, R.C., The City Planning Project, 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. A...
Ontario - A Province of Hope and Opportunity 
Text  Palladini, The Hon. Al, Ontario - A Province of Hope and Opportunity, 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...
Some Aspects of Commercial Value to the City of Toronto of the Proposed Harbour Improvements 
Text  Gourlay, R.S., Some Aspects of Commercial Value to the City of Toronto of the Proposed Harbour Improvements, 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...
Old Toronto 
Text  Reed, T.A., Old Toronto, 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 the face of many...
The Evolution of a Greater Toronto 
Text  Houston, William, The Evolution of a Greater Toronto, 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 past. The speaker's...
City of Toronto Disposal of Sewage and Water Filtration 
Text  Sheard, Charles M., City of Toronto Disposal of Sewage and Water Filtration, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 24 Oct 1907, 66-80  A history of the subject. The state of the harbour of Toronto. The depositing of sewage into the harbour daily at the rate of 25,000,000 gallons per day. The asset of our harbour being frittered away or ignored. Proposals as to what the City of Toronto should be with its sewage. The difficulties...
A Greater Toronto 
Text  Maclean, W.F., A Greater Toronto, 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 in...
Toronto and Town Planning 
Text  Lighthall, W.D., Toronto and Town Planning, 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 it is the...
The Function of the Toronto Industrial and Publicity Commission 
Text  Burton, C.L., The Function of the Toronto Industrial and Publicity Commission, 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...
Metropolitan Toronto 
Text  Gardiner, Frederick G., Metropolitan Toronto, 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...
Postwar Toronto 
Text  Davies, Major G. Fay, Postwar Toronto, 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....
Planning for Transportation in the Metropolitan Community 
Text  Lamport, Allan and Parkin, John C., Planning for Transportation in the Metropolitan Community, 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...
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