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  • The Aims and Responsibilities of German Foreign Policy
    Text  Scheel, Walter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 27 Sep 1973, 23-32     The Federal Republic of Germany a new member of the United Nations. Events leading up to membership. Problems between East and West in central Europe. The Treaty on the Basis of Relations between the Federal Republic of Germany and the German Democratic Republic. Germany's relations with the rest of Europe. ...
    Text  Scheel, Walter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 27 Sep 1973, 23-32   The Federal Republic of Germany a new member of the United Nations. Events leading up to membership. Problems between East and West in central Europe. The Treaty on the Basis ...
  • Air Canada and the Airline Industry Crisis
    Text  Harris, Hollis L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 7 Oct 1993, 112-120     Mr. Harris speaks as the representative of Air Canada, presenting Air Canada's view on the crisis facing Canada's airline industry at the time of the speech. Issues centre around Air Canada's perceived monopoly, loss of jobs, buyouts by the American airline industry, structural problems of the industry.
    Text  Harris, Hollis L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 7 Oct 1993, 112-120   Mr. Harris speaks as the representative of Air Canada, presenting Air Canada's view on the crisis facing Canada's airline industry at the time of the speech. Issues centre around Air ...
  • Air Canada—Challenges and Outlook
    Text  Pratt, Yves, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 31 Jan 1974, 192-201     Some comments on Canada's transportation industry; its importance to the growth, development and unity of the country. Operation of transportation systems by all levels of the public sector and individuals or business enterprises in the private sector. The issue of financing the public service of transportation. Then, a definition of ...
    Text  Pratt, Yves, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 31 Jan 1974, 192-201   Some comments on Canada's transportation industry; its importance to the growth, development and unity of the country. Operation of transportation systems by all levels of the public sector and individuals ...
  • The Aircraft Industry in Canada and the Future Development of Jet Engines
    Text  Deisher, Walter N., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 18 Nov 1948, 81-93     The development and future of Canada's growing aircraft industry. Achievements of the Canadian aviation industry between 1939 and 1945. Canadian aeronautical pioneers. A brief history of Canadian aviation. The industry as it stands today. Activities of the DeHavilland Aircraft Company of Canada Limited. Production by Canadair in Montreal. Development project ...
    Text  Deisher, Walter N., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 18 Nov 1948, 81-93   The development and future of Canada's growing aircraft industry. Achievements of the Canadian aviation industry between 1939 and 1945. Canadian aeronautical pioneers. A brief history of Canadian aviation. The industry ...
  • 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 ...
  • Alberta—Canada’s Engine of Growth
    Text       Alberta’s contribution to Canada. Alberta facing unprecedented global demand for their resources. Alberta providing energy security to Canadians. A safe and stable supplier of energy to North America. Today’s Albertans and their ability to build a future of prosperity, opportunity, a world-class quality of life and deep respect for the ...
    Text     Alberta’s contribution to Canada. Alberta facing unprecedented global demand for their resources. Alberta providing energy security to Canadians. A safe and stable supplier of energy to North America. Today’s Albertans ...
  • The Algerian Issue
    Text  Lacoste, His Excellency Francis, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1958), 20 Mar 1958, 263-280     The Algerian question and the misunderstanding surrounding it. Various theories that have sprung up around the question. Exposing some of the errors and presenting not a rosy picture of the situation, but an exposé, as objective as possible, of the elements of the problem, together with an indication of the ...
    Text  Lacoste, His Excellency Francis, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1958), 20 Mar 1958, 263-280   The Algerian question and the misunderstanding surrounding it. Various theories that have sprung up around the question. Exposing some of the errors and presenting not a rosy picture of the ...
  • All the Things You Want to Know about the Communications Revolution
    Text  Stephenson, Carol, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 10 Feb 2000, 285-296     Some telecommunication statistics from around the world during the past hour. The communications revolution underway, but only just begun. Some of the things we'll be able to do as a result of the communications revolution and the technology that will make these development possible. An exemplary review of things we'll ...
    Text  Stephenson, Carol, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 10 Feb 2000, 285-296   Some telecommunication statistics from around the world during the past hour. The communications revolution underway, but only just begun. Some of the things we'll be able to do as a ...
  • Allenby's Campaign As Laid Down in the Bible
    Text  MacKendrick, Lt.-Col. W.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 26 Oct 1922, 254-266     The speaker's study of the Bible. An amusing analogy of the Bible being a story of the British Empire.
    Text  MacKendrick, Lt.-Col. W.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 26 Oct 1922, 254-266   The speaker's study of the Bible. An amusing analogy of the Bible being a story of the British Empire.
  • The Alliance and Canada
    Text  Carrington, The Right Hon. The Lord, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 9 Mar 1988, 287-298     Current concerns affecting the NATO alliance and Canada's role in NATO. The INF agreement bringing the first real downturn in the arms buildup and protecting Western security and setting valuable precedents for the future. A new climate of success, new opportunity, and new challenges. Putting events in a wider perspective. ...
    Text  Carrington, The Right Hon. The Lord, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 9 Mar 1988, 287-298   Current concerns affecting the NATO alliance and Canada's role in NATO. The INF agreement bringing the first real downturn in the arms buildup and protecting Western security and setting valuable ...
  • Alternative Energy: How Soon Is Too Soon?
    Text       A definition of alternative energy – or what it isn’t. Narrow focus on alternative green energy. How things are changing for alternative energy. Ontario’s Green Energy Act. The International Renewable Energy Agency. The commitment of all three panellists to green energy. Introduction of the panellists. Several questions were asked and ...
    Text     A definition of alternative energy – or what it isn’t. Narrow focus on alternative green energy. How things are changing for alternative energy. Ontario’s Green Energy Act. The International Renewable ...
  • An Alternative Government for Canada
    Text  Clark, Joseph, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 22 Apr 1976, 396-409     Mr. Clark's first areas of concern are what he perceives as two major developments of substance in terms of economic policy: the question of controls and the imposition of a form of controls that leave little room for consultation. This discussion is followed by the speaker's assertion that he regards ...
    Text  Clark, Joseph, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 22 Apr 1976, 396-409   Mr. Clark's first areas of concern are what he perceives as two major developments of substance in terms of economic policy: the question of controls and the imposition of a ...
  • Alternatives for a Free Society
    Text  McIvor, Donald K., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 5 Feb 1976, 251-262     A speech of enquiry, addressing what choices we have, in Trudeau's words: "…as a free people responsible for our own destiny and capable of shaping our own future." Terms and definitions for "free market system" and "mixed economy." Response to what the Prime Minister has said. Agreement, with discussion that ...
    Text  McIvor, Donald K., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 5 Feb 1976, 251-262   A speech of enquiry, addressing what choices we have, in Trudeau's words: "…as a free people responsible for our own destiny and capable of shaping our own future." Terms and ...
  • Aluminium Limited and International Trade
    Text  Davis, Nathanael V., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 2 Feb 1956, 189-198     Shareholders of the speaker's company in Toronto and Montreal. Toronto's links with the aluminum industry. The subject of Aluminium Limited's growth and its position in international trade. The story of a group of companies, originally small subsidiaries of an American company, coming of age 27 years ago as an independent ...
    Text  Davis, Nathanael V., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 2 Feb 1956, 189-198   Shareholders of the speaker's company in Toronto and Montreal. Toronto's links with the aluminum industry. The subject of Aluminium Limited's growth and its position in international trade. The story of ...
  • Amalgamation vs. Cumming Plan
    Text  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 ...
    Text  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 ...
  • An Amateur Looks at the Canadian Economy
    Text  Smith, Arthur Le Roy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 11 Dec 1947, 157-170     The Geneva Trade Agreements. The accomplishment of 26 nations emerging from a meeting with an agreement. An agreement broadly based on there being no discriminations in trade between those 26 countries. Some excerpts from the agreement, with explication. A further meeting going on right now, in Havana, where changes will ...
    Text  Smith, Arthur Le Roy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 11 Dec 1947, 157-170   The Geneva Trade Agreements. The accomplishment of 26 nations emerging from a meeting with an agreement. An agreement broadly based on there being no discriminations in trade between those 26 ...
  • America Besieged
    Text  Rinfret, Dr. Pierre A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 9 Dec 1971, 106-123     A joint meet of The Empire Club of Canada and the Toronto Society of Financial Analysis. Canadian-American relations, particularly economic. Provocative statement by President Nixon that Japan (not Canada) was America's No. 1 trading partner. Apologies to Prime Minister Trudeau. America not protectionist. Canada and America's economies tied together. A ...
    Text  Rinfret, Dr. Pierre A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 9 Dec 1971, 106-123   A joint meet of The Empire Club of Canada and the Toronto Society of Financial Analysis. Canadian-American relations, particularly economic. Provocative statement by President Nixon that Japan (not Canada) was ...
  • America, Britain and Canada—The "A B C" of Destiny
    Text  Feinberg, Rabbi Abraham L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 8 Jan 1953, 147-157     A characteristic of Canadian life: the merger of two forces, by compromise and balance. The contract between the Catholic, French, Latin culture of Quebec, and the Protestant, British, Anglo-Saxon culture which dominates the rest of Canada. A union of convenience; progress in mutual understanding. A second merger in that of ...
    Text  Feinberg, Rabbi Abraham L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 8 Jan 1953, 147-157   A characteristic of Canadian life: the merger of two forces, by compromise and balance. The contract between the Catholic, French, Latin culture of Quebec, and the Protestant, British, Anglo-Saxon culture ...
  • The American Electoral System
    Text  Scammon, Richard M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 9 Oct 1975, 54-69     Differences between the American and Canada political systems. The American electorate. Profile of the American voter: a non-political and electorally alert individual. What will motivate the American voter in 1976. Four central issues: party, economic, social, personal. Personal predictions of the outcome of the pending American election. A short review ...
    Text  Scammon, Richard M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 9 Oct 1975, 54-69   Differences between the American and Canada political systems. The American electorate. Profile of the American voter: a non-political and electorally alert individual. What will motivate the American voter in 1976. ...
  • American Foreign Policy
    Text  Freedman, Max, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 22 Mar 1951, 310-321     A review of American foreign policy. The attitude of the American government towards India. Being "proud within the British Commonwealth of peoples, that we have brought into our community the staid wisdom of the East, to reinforce our independence of the Commonwealth." The difficulty of understanding India's policy. Some temporary ...
    Text  Freedman, Max, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 22 Mar 1951, 310-321   A review of American foreign policy. The attitude of the American government towards India. Being "proud within the British Commonwealth of peoples, that we have brought into our community the ...
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