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  • A Wireless Future for Canada
    Text       A wireless future for Canada. The new iPhone – a review of features. The iPhone not yet available in Canada. The Blackberry. Canadians without access to the Blackberry and why. The wireless industry in Canada. The Canadian wireless market dominated by three very large players. Their control of the market. ...
    Text     A wireless future for Canada. The new iPhone – a review of features. The iPhone not yet available in Canada. The Blackberry. Canadians without access to the Blackberry and why. ...
  • From Mass Marketing to the Customer or an Individual
    Text       A number of slides are used in this address. An idea of individualism and the long tail – with explanation. An increase in interest in the long demand tail. The concept of mass-to-mass customization. The increasingly predominant idea that individualism is not strongly related to traditional and modern forms of ...
    Text     A number of slides are used in this address. An idea of individualism and the long tail – with explanation. An increase in interest in the long demand tail. The ...
  • Business Opportunities in  Hong Kong
    Text       Some opening comments from the speaker about his memories of Toronto. Some good reasons to pay a visit to Hong Kong. Commonalities in a wide variety of areas between Hong Kong and Canada. Shared beliefs and philosophies. Some statistics as trading partners. Reunification and the challenges it brought. Health and ...
    Text     Some opening comments from the speaker about his memories of Toronto. Some good reasons to pay a visit to Hong Kong. Commonalities in a wide variety of areas between Hong ...
  • York University—Preparing Students to Redefine the Possible
    Text       The work happening at York University. The university’s primary function. Plans for growth; interdisciplinary approach; plans for York as a progressive university. York’s place among Canadian universities. The real question for York. Managing growth. The cosmopolitan and diverse nature of York University. Strengths in the Humanities and Social Sciences. The ...
    Text     The work happening at York University. The university’s primary function. Plans for growth; interdisciplinary approach; plans for York as a progressive university. York’s place among Canadian universities. The real question ...
  • Canada Victorious, Happy and Glorious
    Text  Maheux, L'Abbe Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 15 Apr 1943, 474-490     Some words on the speaker's travels. Feeling deeply Canadian after having visited foreign countries. The speaker's travels in Canada. The spirit of co-operation that the speaker found in his Canadian travels. A look at the words of "O Canada." Some historical conflicts between English and French-speaking Canadians. An examination of ...
    Text  Maheux, L'Abbe Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 15 Apr 1943, 474-490   Some words on the speaker's travels. Feeling deeply Canadian after having visited foreign countries. The speaker's travels in Canada. The spirit of co-operation that the speaker found in his Canadian ...
  • Impatient Idealists
    Text  Douglas, Dr. Lloyd C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 22 Dec 1942, 256-271     The American way of life, referring to that of both Americans and Canadians. Thoughts and discussion on humanity, on human progress, on evolution and on evangelism. Such thoughts and discussion are interspersed with illustrations and personal anecdotes for exemplification.
    Text  Douglas, Dr. Lloyd C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 22 Dec 1942, 256-271   The American way of life, referring to that of both Americans and Canadians. Thoughts and discussion on humanity, on human progress, on evolution and on evangelism. Such thoughts and discussion ...
  • The Resistance Movement in Denmark
    Text  Staermose, Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 29 Mar 1945, 381-392     The story of Danish resistance against the Nazis in Denmark. Sabotage on factories working for the German war machine, on military corps, on German airfields, on railways and on other targets which started on a large scale in the summer of 1943. Reasons why this resistance didn't show itself before ...
    Text  Staermose, Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 29 Mar 1945, 381-392   The story of Danish resistance against the Nazis in Denmark. Sabotage on factories working for the German war machine, on military corps, on German airfields, on railways and on other ...
  • The Empire
    Text  His Excellency The Right Honourable The Earl of Athlone, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 10 Dec 1942, 218-225     A look back at the speaker's previous speech in January of 1941, and conditions in Britain at that time. The different picture in Britain today. A consideration of the war in relation to Empire. Making sure that criticism of the Empire is based on accurate and complete knowledge and not ...
    Text  His Excellency The Right Honourable The Earl of Athlone, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 10 Dec 1942, 218-225   A look back at the speaker's previous speech in January of 1941, and conditions in Britain at that time. The different picture in Britain today. A consideration of the war ...
  • The Navy
    Text  Evans, Vice-Admiral A.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 27 Nov 1941, 156-168     Words from Winston Churchill and John Masefield about the Navy. Time required to build ships and train seamen. The wisdom of ensuring that the Naval forces of the Empire are neither whittled down nor starved as they have been in the past, once this war is over. The five Royal ...
    Text  Evans, Vice-Admiral A.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 27 Nov 1941, 156-168   Words from Winston Churchill and John Masefield about the Navy. Time required to build ships and train seamen. The wisdom of ensuring that the Naval forces of the Empire are ...
  • The World Danger and the Way Out
    Text  Paish, Sir George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 16 Apr 1931, 117-131     Looking back to the events since the war; seeing that the bankers of the world have taken greater risks than ever in their history; why and how this is so. Difficulties with credit and loans. Some dollar figures to show where we are now. The speaker's judgment that they have ...
    Text  Paish, Sir George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 16 Apr 1931, 117-131   Looking back to the events since the war; seeing that the bankers of the world have taken greater risks than ever in their history; why and how this is so. ...
  • Defence of Liberty—There and Here
    Text  MacDonald, Right Honourable Malcolm, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 21 May 1941, 13-24     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. The testing of the British Isles as never before. The heart of the people. An anecdote to illustrate the spirit of Britain, and its King: no doubts, no questionings, a certainty of the rightness of what they ...
    Text  MacDonald, Right Honourable Malcolm, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 21 May 1941, 13-24   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. The testing of the British Isles as never before. The heart of the people. An anecdote to ...
  • Winston Churchill
    Text  Moir, Miss Phyllis, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 15 May 1941, 1-12     Reference to Mr. Churchill's speech in Maple Leaf Gardens when the amplifying system broke down. The speaker's experience writing a book about Mr. Churchill. Describing Winston Churchill. Seeing the human side of Mr. Churchill. Personal reminiscences and anecdotes of the speaker's experiences as Mr. Churchill's secretary. Understanding the politician and ...
    Text  Moir, Miss Phyllis, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 15 May 1941, 1-12   Reference to Mr. Churchill's speech in Maple Leaf Gardens when the amplifying system broke down. The speaker's experience writing a book about Mr. Churchill. Describing Winston Churchill. Seeing the human ...
  • Illustrations of the Beneficent Effect of British Rule
    Text  O'Keeffe, Maj.-Gen. Sir Menus, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 29 Nov 1922, 324-328     An illustration of the beneficent effects of British rule. Changes evident from 1882 when the speaker went to Egypt when the country was in open rebellion, and his visit just before the war when he went out to inspect Egypt. The warmth and friendly feeling towards the Empire shown to ...
    Text  O'Keeffe, Maj.-Gen. Sir Menus, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 29 Nov 1922, 324-328   An illustration of the beneficent effects of British rule. Changes evident from 1882 when the speaker went to Egypt when the country was in open rebellion, and his visit just ...
  • Empire Builders
    Text  Bentham, Effie, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 9 Nov 1922, 285-293     In talking about Empire building, first thinking about the causes of Empire destruction. The character of settlers for Canada. The percentage (80) of the 27,000 settlers who have come from the Barnardo Home who own their farms. Some background of Dr. Barnardo, pioneer of children's homes. Why Dr. Barnardo instituted ...
    Text  Bentham, Effie, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 9 Nov 1922, 285-293   In talking about Empire building, first thinking about the causes of Empire destruction. The character of settlers for Canada. The percentage (80) of the 27,000 settlers who have come from ...
  • 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 International Labour Conference
    Text  Moore, Tom, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 23 Mar 1922, 102-117     The connection of the International Labour Conference with other labour organizations, and with all the other conferences that seem to be held weekly or monthly, in different parts of the world. A general outline, describing somewhat broadly the mentality and the atmosphere which surrounds a conference of this kind, and ...
    Text  Moore, Tom, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 23 Mar 1922, 102-117   The connection of the International Labour Conference with other labour organizations, and with all the other conferences that seem to be held weekly or monthly, in different parts of the ...
  • Union Or Harmony
    Text  Philip, Percy James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 9 Oct 1952, 33-41     How union and harmony in human experience are certainly not the same thing. An analogy with love and marriage. The speaker's belief that harmony, which is of the spirit, is greater than union. What the speaker has to say on this thesis to follow logically from his last three addresses: ...
    Text  Philip, Percy James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 9 Oct 1952, 33-41   How union and harmony in human experience are certainly not the same thing. An analogy with love and marriage. The speaker's belief that harmony, which is of the spirit, is ...
  • From Moscow to Toronto
    Text  Drew, Lieut.-Col. George A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 20 Jan 1938, 182-199     Occasion for concern about the growth of Communism in different parts of Canada. The surprising support that is given to its doctrines by those who are not themselves Communists, and evidence of it. A wide divergence of opinion within Canada as to what Communism is and as to the possible ...
    Text  Drew, Lieut.-Col. George A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 20 Jan 1938, 182-199   Occasion for concern about the growth of Communism in different parts of Canada. The surprising support that is given to its doctrines by those who are not themselves Communists, and ...
  • Imperial Plans in Education
    Text  Taylor, Dr. Bruce, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 30 Jan 1919, 77-98     The teaching of imperial history. The true purpose of education. How history differs from other subjects. The importance of imagination. Reference to Gibbon's "Autobiography" in which he talks about the cramping effect of the usual routine in the teaching of classics. Instilling interest in the new world. Being driven backward ...
    Text  Taylor, Dr. Bruce, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 30 Jan 1919, 77-98   The teaching of imperial history. The true purpose of education. How history differs from other subjects. The importance of imagination. Reference to Gibbon's "Autobiography" in which he talks about the ...
  • The Fight at Zeebrugge
    Text  Carpenter, Captain A.F.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 15 Jan 1919, 20-49     A very detailed description of the fight at Zeebrugge, with the speaker commanding the H.M.S. Vindictive. The first part of the address show what the objective was, and why. The second part addresses the difficulties encountered. Maps and a slide presentation accompany the address, a great many of them aerial ...
    Text  Carpenter, Captain A.F.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 15 Jan 1919, 20-49   A very detailed description of the fight at Zeebrugge, with the speaker commanding the H.M.S. Vindictive. The first part of the address show what the objective was, and why. The ...
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