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  • 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 ...
  • Our Collective Role in Transportation Safety
    Text  Tadros, Wendy A., 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 to participate in the global ...
    Text  Tadros, Wendy A., 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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Planning for Transportation in the Metropolitan Community
    Text  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 ...
    Text  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 ...
  • The British Front in the Great Offensive
    Text  MacKendrick, Lieut.-Col. W.G., 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 ...
    Text  MacKendrick, Lieut.-Col. W.G., 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 ...
  • Good Roads and the Public Welfare
    Text  Campbell, A.W., 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 ...
    Text  Campbell, A.W., 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 ...
  • Hudson's Bay: Its Conditions and Problems
    Text  Amery, L.S., 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 the ...
    Text  Amery, L.S., 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Engineering Change: Transition to Tomorrow
    Text  Mackay-Lassonde, Claudette, 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 role of the profession and its importance to Canada's future. How engineers transform scientific discoveries. ...
    Text  Mackay-Lassonde, Claudette, 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 ...
  • Rapid Transit For Toronto
    Text  Tate, H.W., 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 in Toronto. The TTC's ...
    Text  Tate, H.W., 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 ...
  • Turmoil In Transportation
    Text  Emerson, R.A., 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 domestic ...
    Text  Emerson, R.A., 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 ...
  • A Troubled Artery
    Text  Armour, Stuart D., 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 the stature enjoyed by Toronto ...
    Text  Armour, Stuart D., 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 ...
  • The Role of Transit in Community Planning
    Text  Gordon, Charles, 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 ...
    Text  Gordon, Charles, 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 ...
  • The St. Lawrence Deep Waterway Project: A Canadian View of Its Economic Aspects
    Text  Goforth, Professor W.W., 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 studying and scrutinizing the potential advantages ...
    Text  Goforth, Professor W.W., 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. ...
  • Realism or Fatalism
    Text  Gordon, Donald, 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 ...
    Text  Gordon, Donald, 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 ...
  • The Alaska Highway and Post-War Reconstruction and Rehabilitation
    Text  MacNicol, John R., 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 importance of ...
    Text  MacNicol, John R., 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 ...
  • Transportation in the Eighties
    Text  Pepin, The Honourable Jean-Luc, 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 need to remain competitive ...
    Text  Pepin, The Honourable Jean-Luc, 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 ...
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