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  • The Agriculture of the Province
    Text  James, C.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 23 Jan 1914, 122-134     Instilling into the minds and thoughts, particularly of the young people of Canada, to "Know thyself; know thy country, its people, its powers and its possibilities," including the study of agriculture, its conditions, its scope, and its possibilities. Some facts of product export. An illustration to suggest that it is ...
    Text  James, C.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 23 Jan 1914, 122-134   Instilling into the minds and thoughts, particularly of the young people of Canada, to "Know thyself; know thy country, its people, its powers and its possibilities," including the study of ...
  • History of the Great Lakes and the Chicago Drainage Canal
    Text  Coleman, A.P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 29 Nov 1923, 343-351     The mill-ponds which form reservoirs that provide a constant and steady flow of water in Ontario. Nothing in the world to compare with our Great Lakes. The Great Lake system as the most artificial thing of the kind I the world, and also a very temporary system. Ways in which ...
    Text  Coleman, A.P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 29 Nov 1923, 343-351   The mill-ponds which form reservoirs that provide a constant and steady flow of water in Ontario. Nothing in the world to compare with our Great Lakes. The Great Lake system ...
  • Imperial Defence
    Text  Hunter, Captain A.T.; Champion, T.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 22 Mar 1906, 230-236     Captain A.T. Hunter: An examination of our obligations and our means of settlement with regard to matters of Imperial defence. The three traditional forms of defence: men, money and ships. Confusion over obligations. The speaker's opposition to the idea of giving a battleship; that we should start now to constantly ...
    Text  Hunter, Captain A.T.; Champion, T.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 22 Mar 1906, 230-236   Captain A.T. Hunter: An examination of our obligations and our means of settlement with regard to matters of Imperial defence. The three traditional forms of defence: men, money and ships. ...
  • Condensed Militarism in Canada
    Text  Hunter, Captain A.T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 15 Dec 1904, 61-67     The differences between Militia, and Militarism. A few illustrations of Militarism, which is better than defining it. The virus of Militarism in Canada. The two main requisites to prepare any nation for defence: time and money. Dollars spent in Canada on useless military things as dollars stolen from the defence ...
    Text  Hunter, Captain A.T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 15 Dec 1904, 61-67   The differences between Militia, and Militarism. A few illustrations of Militarism, which is better than defining it. The virus of Militarism in Canada. The two main requisites to prepare any ...
  • The Mineral Resources of Ontario
    Text  Coleman, Professor A.P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 9 Feb 1905, 185-195     The mineral wealth of any country, dependent on its geological features. The two rather distinct parts of the geology of Ontario. The limited fuel resources from a mineral standpoint in Ontario. The vast peat deposits of Ontario. Our uncomfortable experience with peat. Our most unscientific way possible of heating our ...
    Text  Coleman, Professor A.P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 9 Feb 1905, 185-195   The mineral wealth of any country, dependent on its geological features. The two rather distinct parts of the geology of Ontario. The limited fuel resources from a mineral standpoint in ...
  • Terrorism in the Modern Age: the Event and the Response
    Text  Inkster, Norman D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 8 Nov 2001, 182-193     A definition of terrorism. The Air India bombing. The events of 9/11. The challenge for authorities. A discussion as to why law enforcement did not act sooner, with some illustrative examples. The different structure of law enforcement agencies in Canada. The basic question: How are we to deal with terrorism ...
    Text  Inkster, Norman D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 8 Nov 2001, 182-193   A definition of terrorism. The Air India bombing. The events of 9/11. The challenge for authorities. A discussion as to why law enforcement did not act sooner, with some illustrative ...
  • 2006 Investment Outlook
    Text  Fell, Anthony S.; Rosenberg, David A.; Nagy, Miklos, CFA, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 5 Jan 2006, 231-250     Anthony S. Fell. Focus on two market segments: the outlook for commodity prices in general and secondly gold prices. Focus on the longer term - five years to a decade or more. Why a long view is essential in commodities. Some facts. A positive view based on several fundamentals - ...
    Text  Fell, Anthony S.; Rosenberg, David A.; Nagy, Miklos, CFA, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 5 Jan 2006, 231-250   Anthony S. Fell. Focus on two market segments: the outlook for commodity prices in general and secondly gold prices. Focus on the longer term - five years to a decade ...
  • Multilateralism as the Response to Contemporary Challenges
    Text  Vike-Freiberga, H.D. Dr. Vaira, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 21 Sep 2006, 1-12     Some personal history, as well as some history of Latvia. The League of Nations and Latvia. Latvia and the second World War. Soviet occupation. Canada as the first of the G-7 countries to resume diplomatic relations with Latvia 15 years ago. The transformation of Latvia. Latvia as a member of ...
    Text  Vike-Freiberga, H.D. Dr. Vaira, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 21 Sep 2006, 1-12   Some personal history, as well as some history of Latvia. The League of Nations and Latvia. Latvia and the second World War. Soviet occupation. Canada as the first of the ...
  • Ontario Mines and Miners
    Text  Coleman, Professor Arthur P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 29 Feb 1912, 156-166     Ontario as a mining country for a very long time, since 1815 when a little iron mine was worked on the north shore of Lake Erie. Copper mining next, about half way through the century, begun by two English companies on the north shore of Lake Huron at Bruce Mines. ...
    Text  Coleman, Professor Arthur P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 29 Feb 1912, 156-166   Ontario as a mining country for a very long time, since 1815 when a little iron mine was worked on the north shore of Lake Erie. Copper mining next, about ...
  • Imperial Naval Strategy
    Text  Hamilton, Captain C. Frederick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1912), 14 Jan 1910, 139-148     Speaking as a Canadian who is anxious that his country should pay her own way in the Empire, and as a Canadian who desires to see his country bear her part in the Empire's affairs by developing her own individuality, by exercising those faculties and qualities which are her special ...
    Text  Hamilton, Captain C. Frederick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1912), 14 Jan 1910, 139-148   Speaking as a Canadian who is anxious that his country should pay her own way in the Empire, and as a Canadian who desires to see his country bear her ...
  • 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 ...
  • The Peopling of Ontario
    Text  James, C.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1912), 26 Jan 1911, 167-176     The growth, development and increase in population in Canada's West. The recent increase in attention and interest in Canada's West. Ways in which the people of the East are directly concerned in the prosperity and growth of Western Canada, perhaps to an almost larger extent than in the growth and ...
    Text  James, C.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1912), 26 Jan 1911, 167-176   The growth, development and increase in population in Canada's West. The recent increase in attention and interest in Canada's West. Ways in which the people of the East are directly ...
  • Canadian Clubs and Canadian Problems
    Text  McCullough, Charles R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1912), 10 Mar 1911, 218-223     A time when there seemed to be room for ignorance in regard to the possibilities of Canada. Much to learn from the accomplishments of the U.E. Loyalists who founded this great land. Now the time for Canada to demand that her sons, who have read her history, should learn to ...
    Text  McCullough, Charles R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1912), 10 Mar 1911, 218-223   A time when there seemed to be room for ignorance in regard to the possibilities of Canada. Much to learn from the accomplishments of the U.E. Loyalists who founded this ...
  • Canadian Sentiment Before and After Confederation
    Text  Sulte, Benjamin, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1904), 14 Jan 1904, 38-42     A turning point at the moment Confederation was enacted. A Canadian sentiment in existence three centuries ago: an historical review. Creating two new Canadas. The first talk about Confederation. The key to Confederation. Canadians, joining together with a declaration of patriotism and sentiment. Other provinces coming in: British Columbia, Prince ...
    Text  Sulte, Benjamin, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1904), 14 Jan 1904, 38-42   A turning point at the moment Confederation was enacted. A Canadian sentiment in existence three centuries ago: an historical review. Creating two new Canadas. The first talk about Confederation. The ...
  • The Fatuous Insolence of the Canadians
    Text  Hunter, A.T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1904), 4 Feb 1904, 61-67     Dealing with two quantities in this address: the fixed and the variable—Canada and the Canadians. Canada, with today the bulk of her lands untilled, unoccupied, unexplored and unguarded, remaining the unlocked storehouse of Nature, the unalloted prize of the ultimate masters of the world. The variables—the Canadians. Some characteristics of ...
    Text  Hunter, A.T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1904), 4 Feb 1904, 61-67   Dealing with two quantities in this address: the fixed and the variable—Canada and the Canadians. Canada, with today the bulk of her lands untilled, unoccupied, unexplored and unguarded, remaining the ...
  • Practical Imperialism
    Text  Walker, Byron E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1904), 28 Apr 1904, 203-216     Independence as the only future that is possible to Canadians, except that of remaining in the Empire. Ways in which we are by nature British. Ways in which we are not exactly British, especially to the Englishman. The attitude of the Englishman to our loyalty. The unfortunate tangling together of ...
    Text  Walker, Byron E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1904), 28 Apr 1904, 203-216   Independence as the only future that is possible to Canadians, except that of remaining in the Empire. Ways in which we are by nature British. Ways in which we are ...
  • The Finance of the War
    Text  Walker, Sir Edmund, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 25 Apr 1918, 216-225     Now at the gravest moment in the history of civilization. What we are fighting for. Trade balances in 1913 when our fiscal year ended on the 31st of March compared with figures from last year. The importance of trade figures with the United States. Our immediate problem to manufacture and ...
    Text  Walker, Sir Edmund, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 25 Apr 1918, 216-225   Now at the gravest moment in the history of civilization. What we are fighting for. Trade balances in 1913 when our fiscal year ended on the 31st of March compared ...
  • Leadership in Ontario
    Text  McGuinty, Dalton J.P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 20 May 1999, 19-28     The election and where the speaker wants to take the province. The importance of this election. The clear choice. Remarks on Mike Harris and his leadership of Ontario. The speaker"s parameters for strong leadership. A comparison of views between the speaker and Mike Harris. Health care and education in Ontario. ...
    Text  McGuinty, Dalton J.P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 20 May 1999, 19-28   The election and where the speaker wants to take the province. The importance of this election. The clear choice. Remarks on Mike Harris and his leadership of Ontario. The speaker"s ...
  • British Imperial Interests
    Text  Churchill, Right Honourable Winston, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 203-214     The situation in Great Britain not so gloomy. A summary review of the economic position of Great Britain. Difficulties to be overcome. Great Britain growing steadily in wealth, in power, in knowledge, and in strength. The first interest of the British Empire peace. Being careful that the love of peace ...
    Text  Churchill, Right Honourable Winston, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 203-214   The situation in Great Britain not so gloomy. A summary review of the economic position of Great Britain. Difficulties to be overcome. Great Britain growing steadily in wealth, in power, ...
  • A Trip Through South America
    Text  Walker, Sir Edmund, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 9 Feb 1922, 30-49     The speaker's "grand tour" of South America. Differences between North and South America. Misconceptions about the weather in South America. Reasons for climactic differences on the two continents. The misconception that South America is a continent of black people, and evidence to the contrary. The peoples of South America. Our ...
    Text  Walker, Sir Edmund, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 9 Feb 1922, 30-49   The speaker's "grand tour" of South America. Differences between North and South America. Misconceptions about the weather in South America. Reasons for climactic differences on the two continents. The misconception ...
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