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Transportation in the Eighties 
Text  Pepin, The Honourable Jean-Luc, Transportation in the Eighties, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 1 Oct 1981, 3-20  An underlying theme of government restraint in spending. The state of transportation in Canada through a number of observations. The general state of "reasonably good" is not good enough. Demands created by an increasing and increasingly mobile population; an expanding and maturing economy; and by...
The Alaska Highway and Post-War Reconstruction and Rehabilitation 
Text  MacNicol, John R., The Alaska Highway and Post-War Reconstruction and Rehabilitation, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 12 Nov 1942, 155-170  The material resources of Canada. A presentation of Alaskan geography, with maps. The origin of the Alaska highway, beginning with a description of Alaska. The Alaska highway as a military road, controlled by Canada for the duration of the war, but with American ownership after the war. The...
Realism or Fatalism 
Text  Gordon, Donald, Realism or Fatalism, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1962), 12 Mar 1962, 213-225  A joint meeting of The Empire Club and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Some questions that cannot be avoided "as one looks at the state of the world we are living in." Having "said that war is impossible and that there is no alternative to peace, how then is peace to be secured?" The speaker's...
The St. Lawrence Deep Waterway Project: A Canadian View of Its Economic Aspects 
Text  Goforth, Professor W.W., The St. Lawrence Deep Waterway Project: A Canadian View of Its Economic Aspects, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 22 Mar 1928, 95-109  An assurance of the support from Montreal engineers, lawyers, business men and even a few academics for the great scheme of improved communication and electrical development of the St. Lawrence. Some comments on the controversy surrounding the project. Considerations that have been made in...
The Role of Transit in Community Planning 
Text  Gordon, Charles, The Role of Transit in Community Planning, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 11 Nov 1943, 115-129  What we must keep in mind when planning. The prerequisites to the making of good plans. The plan prepared for the London County Council for the redevelopment of a large part of the London area, even in the midst of Germany trying to bomb London out of existence. Such planning a monumental one...
A Troubled Artery 
Text  Armour, Stuart D., A Troubled Artery, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1966), 27 Jan 1966, 155-168  A brief history of Toronto, Kingston, and other ports along the St. Lawrence Seaway. Some statistics of use of the Seaway, particularly by ocean-going vessels. The close relationship between trade and transportation. What most people don't realize in terms of shipments of manufacturing goods, and...
Turmoil In Transportation 
Text  Emerson, R.A., Turmoil In Transportation, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1966), 13 Jan 1966, 125-138  An outline of the critical importance of international trade to the Canadian economy and the absolute necessity of Canada being competitive in world markets if we are to sustain growth and maintain the standard of living to which we have become accustomed. A description of the role of efficient...
Rapid Transit For Toronto 
Text  Tate, H.W., Rapid Transit For Toronto, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 20 Oct 1949, 56-66  The Toronto Transportation Commission. Income and wage figures. The TTC viewed as an industry, a manufacturer of car miles and bus miles. Some statistics of production and employment. Percentage of male employees who are returned veterans. A brief history of the 100 years of public transportation...
Engineering Change: Transition to Tomorrow 
Text  Mackay-Lassonde, Claudette, Engineering Change: Transition to Tomorrow, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 6 Nov 1986, 97-107  The importance of engineering to Canada's history, especially in terms of transportation: opening up railways, seaways and highways. Canadian engineering today: excelling in transportation, energy development, resource development and cold-climate and tunnel technology, telecommunications. The...
Talking Shop 
Text  Gordon, Donald, Talking Shop, 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...
Hudson's Bay: Its Conditions and Problems 
Text  Amery, L.S., Hudson's Bay: Its Conditions and Problems, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1912), 22 Sep 1910, 27-36  A suggestion or outline of some of the main points raised in connection with the operation of what is known as the Hudson's Bay Route for the accommodation of transportation between the West and the outside world; the economic possibilities of the vast, almost unexplored region which lies around...
Good Roads and the Public Welfare 
Text  Campbell, A.W., Good Roads and the Public Welfare, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1912), 10 Jan 1910, 159-166  Creating an interest in the betterment of waggon roads over the last 20 years. A movement for the better organization of the forces which were at work at that time upon the roads. What had to be done in order to make this happen. How roads were built, without assistance in any way from Provincial...
The British Front in the Great Offensive 
Text  MacKendrick, Lieut.-Col. W.G., The British Front in the Great Offensive, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 27 Mar 1918, 176-187  The speaker's experiences in road building, and how he applied that in France. A detailed description of his experiences in France. A description of the roads built, and of what they were made. How materials were obtained. Obtaining and training the men who did the building of the roads. The...
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...
Ontario and Its Railways 
Text  Beatty, E.W., Ontario and Its Railways, 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...
Our Collective Role in Transportation Safety 
Text  Tadros, Wendy A., Our Collective Role in Transportation Safety, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2005), 26 Feb 2004, 254-264  Some history about the Royal York Hotel and the Canadian Pacific Railway. The public and private sectors focused on a transportation system that ensures national prosperity in the new millennium. Key initiatives. The public duty of maintaining a safe and sound transportation system. A prerequisite...
Building Competitiveness: A New Transportation Vision for Canada 
Text  Green, Fred, Building Competitiveness: A New Transportation Vision for Canada, 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...
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