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  • Wind Generated Controversy and the financial, legal and political implications of Ontario’s Green Energy Act.
    Text       02 June 2011 The growing movement of opposition to industrial wind energy in Ontario, and the challenges Ontario’s Green Energy Act faces from a financial, legal and political perspective.
    Text     02 June 2011 The growing movement of opposition to industrial wind energy in Ontario, and the challenges Ontario’s Green Energy Act faces from a financial, legal and political perspective.
  • Twenty-Five Years Amongst the Eskimos
    Text  Livingstone, Dr. Leslie D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 25 Oct 1945, 61-71     An idea of the Northland, the native inhabitants and the speaker's work among them. The speaker's arrival in North Baffin Land on the 18th of August, 1922. His introduction to the most primitive of the Eskimo: a description. The first introduction to these Eskimo of the practice of medicine. Stories ...
    Text  Livingstone, Dr. Leslie D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 25 Oct 1945, 61-71   An idea of the Northland, the native inhabitants and the speaker's work among them. The speaker's arrival in North Baffin Land on the 18th of August, 1922. His introduction to ...
  • St. George Meets New Dragons
    Text  Sanderson, C.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 13 Dec 1945, 152-166     Why the British book practically disappeared from the Canadian market during the war. The stimulus this gave to Canadian book publishing. The delegation to Britain, in which the speaker took part, and its dual purpose: to discuss with the British publishers what could be done to ensure the re-entry of ...
    Text  Sanderson, C.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 13 Dec 1945, 152-166   Why the British book practically disappeared from the Canadian market during the war. The stimulus this gave to Canadian book publishing. The delegation to Britain, in which the speaker took ...
  • Christmas Meeting
    Text  The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 20 Dec 1945, 167-170     Christmas Meeting, including the ladies. Entertainment by The Dickens Fellowship of Toronto and The Malvern Collegiate Mixed Choir.
    Text  The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 20 Dec 1945, 167-170   Christmas Meeting, including the ladies. Entertainment by The Dickens Fellowship of Toronto and The Malvern Collegiate Mixed Choir.
  • The Uncertain Future
    Text  Philip, Percy James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 17 Jan 1946, 185-196     What we take for granted. Not forgetting Hitler and what he nearly blew away. The danger of minimizing others like him. Hitler's prophecy that if he did not win he would plunge the world into chaos and misery. Hitler's heritage of troubles and dangers far more difficult to deal with ...
    Text  Philip, Percy James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 17 Jan 1946, 185-196   What we take for granted. Not forgetting Hitler and what he nearly blew away. The danger of minimizing others like him. Hitler's prophecy that if he did not win he ...
  • Food
    Text  Gardiner, Hon. James G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 14 Feb 1946, 232-240     Verifying the prophecy made by the speaker 20 years ago in Vancouver to the Chamber of Commerce, and to the Empire Club of Canada regarding Canadian citizenship and European and British immigrants. The speaker's address in 1935 on the "Drought Area of the West" and his prophecy at that time ...
    Text  Gardiner, Hon. James G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 14 Feb 1946, 232-240   Verifying the prophecy made by the speaker 20 years ago in Vancouver to the Chamber of Commerce, and to the Empire Club of Canada regarding Canadian citizenship and European and ...
  • The Russian Riddle
    Text  Woodside, Willson, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 21 Feb 1946, 241-255     Reference to the recent Soviet accusation against Canada of a great anti-Soviet campaign, based on our official statement of the scope of a spy ring and fifth column activity in this country. The speaker's detailed discussion, entitled "The Russian Riddle" proceeds under the following headings, which serve to summarize topics ...
    Text  Woodside, Willson, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 21 Feb 1946, 241-255   Reference to the recent Soviet accusation against Canada of a great anti-Soviet campaign, based on our official statement of the scope of a spy ring and fifth column activity in ...
  • Australia Looks Ahead
    Text  Martin, Rev. W.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 14 Mar 1946, 284-297     The speaker's recent mission to Australia as guest preacher at St. Stephen's Presbyterian Church in Sydney. The appreciation of Canada in Australia. How the war has done much towards strengthening the bonds of friendship, understanding, and co-operation between Canada and Australia. A brief description and history of Australia, with anecdotes. ...
    Text  Martin, Rev. W.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 14 Mar 1946, 284-297   The speaker's recent mission to Australia as guest preacher at St. Stephen's Presbyterian Church in Sydney. The appreciation of Canada in Australia. How the war has done much towards strengthening ...
  • The Need for Canadian Military Preparation
    Text  Crerar, General H.D.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 25 Apr 1946, 370-381     The dominant need for the maintenance by Canada, now and in the future, of adequate, efficient Armed Forces, and of the means and machinery required for the speedy military mobilization of all the resources of this country, should resort to war again be the only alternative to a shameful submission. ...
    Text  Crerar, General H.D.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 25 Apr 1946, 370-381   The dominant need for the maintenance by Canada, now and in the future, of adequate, efficient Armed Forces, and of the means and machinery required for the speedy military mobilization ...
  • Testing Time
    Text  McCullagh, George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 20 May 1949, 1-19     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The speaker's recent trip and his articles written for The Globe and Mail and The Telegram: some highlights of this challenging trip. Leaving home for the British Isles to get a first-hand view of Europe ...
    Text  McCullagh, George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 20 May 1949, 1-19   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The speaker's recent trip and his articles written for The Globe and Mail and The ...
  • The New India
    Text  Malik, The Honourable Sardar Hardit Singh, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 20 Jan 1949, 173-186     Some personal anecdotes that illustrate the lack of knowledge about India in North America. India's experience since independence. An idea of the plan for the future of India, and a word or two about India's conception of their place among the nations of the world. The anticipation of independence by ...
    Text  Malik, The Honourable Sardar Hardit Singh, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 20 Jan 1949, 173-186   Some personal anecdotes that illustrate the lack of knowledge about India in North America. India's experience since independence. An idea of the plan for the future of India, and a ...
  • The Birth of A Nation
    Text  Aitken, Margaret, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 3 Mar 1949, 245-253     The speaker's report on the birth of a Nation—Israel, its people and its problems following her recent visit there on assignment. Israel's living history alongside the ancient history of the area. These contrasts, plus the amazing paradoxes and complexities of life in Palestine making the speaker's assignment such a fascinating ...
    Text  Aitken, Margaret, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 3 Mar 1949, 245-253   The speaker's report on the birth of a Nation—Israel, its people and its problems following her recent visit there on assignment. Israel's living history alongside the ancient history of the ...
  • Special Luncheon
    Text  The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 10 Jun 1976, 1-7     Film "Prince Charles and Canterbury Cathedral."
    Text  The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 10 Jun 1976, 1-7   Film "Prince Charles and Canterbury Cathedral."
  • The Role of the Defence Counsel in Canadian Society
    Text  Greenspan, Edward L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 19 Nov 1987, 120-136     Three favourite anecdotes of the speaker. The concept of the right to counsel as one of the most significant manifestations of our regard for the dignity of the individual. The role of a criminal defence attorney in different societies. The emphasis of that role in a free society. The rising ...
    Text  Greenspan, Edward L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 19 Nov 1987, 120-136   Three favourite anecdotes of the speaker. The concept of the right to counsel as one of the most significant manifestations of our regard for the dignity of the individual. The ...
  • Business and the Media: Prime Time and the Bottom Line
    Text  Kelly, Fraser, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 26 Nov 1987, 137-147     The speaker's career in the media, and a second career in business. His address here a reflection "upon those two very different worlds, where they touch and where they part." Suggestions as to how to improve the quality of information available to the public through news. A new set of ...
    Text  Kelly, Fraser, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 26 Nov 1987, 137-147   The speaker's career in the media, and a second career in business. His address here a reflection "upon those two very different worlds, where they touch and where they part." ...
  • Managing Change, Corporate Revival and Privatization in the British Public Sector
    Text  Day, J. Graham, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 7 Jan 1988, 174-182     Privatization in Britain. Privatization as the last step in the chain of policy implementation. Changing and reviving a business. Moving away from a "collectivist" culture. Success in political terms. Effective management of change. Changes in Britain witnessed after a six-year absence. Initiatives taken by government to give effect to their ...
    Text  Day, J. Graham, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 7 Jan 1988, 174-182   Privatization in Britain. Privatization as the last step in the chain of policy implementation. Changing and reviving a business. Moving away from a "collectivist" culture. Success in political terms. Effective ...
  • Winter Olympics 1988
    Text  Holloway, Susan; and Pound, Richard W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 14 Jan 1988, 183-192     Richard Pound A review of the Olympic Movement and the International Olympic Committee under the presidency of Avery Brundage. The Olympics now. A history of the Olympics Games. The politics of the Olympic Games. The IOC's increased effectiveness in dealing with politics and problems. Optimism for the future. Sue Holloway ...
    Text  Holloway, Susan; and Pound, Richard W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 14 Jan 1988, 183-192   Richard Pound A review of the Olympic Movement and the International Olympic Committee under the presidency of Avery Brundage. The Olympics now. A history of the Olympics Games. The politics ...
  • The Role of Government in the Economy of the '90s
    Text  Martin, Paul Jr., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 21 Jan 1988, 193-205     The kind of world economic environment we find ourselves in and what "ought to be" the changing role of government within that environment. Change and how it has manifested itself: in an increasingly globalized economy and in a steady decline in the value of raw materials relative to manufactured goods ...
    Text  Martin, Paul Jr., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 21 Jan 1988, 193-205   The kind of world economic environment we find ourselves in and what "ought to be" the changing role of government within that environment. Change and how it has manifested itself: ...
  • Risk and Regulation in the New Financial Marketplace
    Text  Mackenzie, Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 28 Jan 1988, 206-221     The need for strong and active supervision of its financial institutions. The major elements of these events and changes and how they can be expected to influence the work that will be done. Two lessons learned from past events. Some international concerns about federal-provincial fragmentation of the regulatory process in ...
    Text  Mackenzie, Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 28 Jan 1988, 206-221   The need for strong and active supervision of its financial institutions. The major elements of these events and changes and how they can be expected to influence the work that ...
  • The Dangers and Opportunities in 1988
    Text  Godfrey, John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 4 Feb 1988, 222-228     Dangers and opportunities described by the speaker as his own. Day one of the new "Financial Post" and other memories and anecdotes related to the publication and its operation.
    Text  Godfrey, John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 4 Feb 1988, 222-228   Dangers and opportunities described by the speaker as his own. Day one of the new "Financial Post" and other memories and anecdotes related to the publication and its operation.
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