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  • Scientific Imperialism
    Text  Powell, Ellis T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1921), 8 Sep 1920, 290-303     The term "Scientific Imperialism" and whether or not that is an inconsistent term. Having done with Imperialism in the old significance of the word. What the speaker means by Scientific Imperialism: the domination of the natural forces of this earth into subjection to the mind of man, and consequently into ...
    Text  Powell, Ellis T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1921), 8 Sep 1920, 290-303   The term "Scientific Imperialism" and whether or not that is an inconsistent term. Having done with Imperialism in the old significance of the word. What the speaker means by Scientific ...
  • The Irishman's Place in the Empire
    Text  Burke, Very Rev. A.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 7 Apr 1910, 225-232     Ireland's part in the Empire, played about as truthful and faithful a part as any of the other nations represented at gatherings of the Empire Club of Canada. The role of Irish wit and gaiety, with examples. The statesmen that Ireland has given to the Empire. Ireland today helping materially ...
    Text  Burke, Very Rev. A.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 7 Apr 1910, 225-232   Ireland's part in the Empire, played about as truthful and faithful a part as any of the other nations represented at gatherings of the Empire Club of Canada. The role ...
  • The Question of Railway Taxation
    Text  Pettypiece, H.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1904), 24 Mar 1904, 125-137     This question of railway taxation only two or three years old in this Province. Opponents of railway taxation and what they say. The speaker's response to that opposition. Our miles of railway and what they have cost the people. The advantage, under the bonding privilege, that there is no International ...
    Text  Pettypiece, H.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1904), 24 Mar 1904, 125-137   This question of railway taxation only two or three years old in this Province. Opponents of railway taxation and what they say. The speaker's response to that opposition. Our miles ...
  • The University and the People
    Text  Gordon, Very Rev. Dr. D.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1904), 17 Mar 1904, 115-124     The relation of the universities to the people. The importance of this subject, even from an Imperial point of view. The strength of a nation dependent upon the intellectual and moral qualities of its citizens. The development of the higher types of men and women as the greatest service we ...
    Text  Gordon, Very Rev. Dr. D.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1904), 17 Mar 1904, 115-124   The relation of the universities to the people. The importance of this subject, even from an Imperial point of view. The strength of a nation dependent upon the intellectual and ...
  • Conscience As A National Asset
    Text  Wallace, Rev. Dr. O.C.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1904), 10 Mar 1904, 104-114     A definition of conscience involving two things: a judgment and an emotion. Speaking of conscience in a national relation, having in mind the family, the conduct of business, and the conduct of public affairs, political and other. Conscience adding to the worth and the welfare of the state when it ...
    Text  Wallace, Rev. Dr. O.C.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1904), 10 Mar 1904, 104-114   A definition of conscience involving two things: a judgment and an emotion. Speaking of conscience in a national relation, having in mind the family, the conduct of business, and the ...
  • The Association of Tomorrow
    Text  Johnson, The Honourable Pierre Marc, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 25 Oct 1979, 64-82     An address one week prior to the publication of the Government of Quebec's white paper on sovereignty association. Months of debates to follow, culminating in December with the formal disclosure of the proposed referendum question, then a move to the National Assembly for discussion in Parliament. Then the referendum itself. ...
    Text  Johnson, The Honourable Pierre Marc, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 25 Oct 1979, 64-82   An address one week prior to the publication of the Government of Quebec's white paper on sovereignty association. Months of debates to follow, culminating in December with the formal disclosure ...
  • Hospitality: Past, Present and Future
    Text  Dakin, J.K., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 15 Oct 1979, 46-63     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The 50th anniversary of the Royal York Hotel. The history of Canadian Pacific Hotels Limited and a brief history of Canadian Pacific. CP Air as Canadian Pacific's junior service. A history of the Royal York ...
    Text  Dakin, J.K., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 15 Oct 1979, 46-63   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The 50th anniversary of the Royal York Hotel. The history of Canadian Pacific Hotels Limited ...
  • Limited Choices: Canada's Needs and Foreign Oil
    Text  Hopper, Wilbert H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 11 Oct 1979, 35-45     The true petroleum era that began just 25 years ago. The universal importance of oil. The quest for alternative forms of energy. Nations competing for oil. The federal government's goal for self-sufficiency in oil. Warnings form the OPEC countries about shortages of oil. A review of the facts of the ...
    Text  Hopper, Wilbert H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 11 Oct 1979, 35-45   The true petroleum era that began just 25 years ago. The universal importance of oil. The quest for alternative forms of energy. Nations competing for oil. The federal government's goal ...
  • Canada in a Changing World
    Text  MacDonald, The Honourable Flora, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 4 Oct 1979, 17-34     The political realities of the world we live in: a short historical review and then a discussion of changes that have taken place and the realities of today. Some global events that have changed the world, such as the re-emergence of China onto the world stage, the demise of two ...
    Text  MacDonald, The Honourable Flora, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 4 Oct 1979, 17-34   The political realities of the world we live in: a short historical review and then a discussion of changes that have taken place and the realities of today. Some global ...
  • Canada's Adversary System—Is There an Alternative?
    Text  McDermott, Dennis, Esq., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 3 Mar 1977, 269-283     The so-called adversary system in labour relations in Canada. Questions to be asked, issues involved. A look at West Germany and its trade union movement. Other examples in Yugoslavia and Sweden. A look at Canada and what factors from other countries might apply here. Another look at those countries with ...
    Text  McDermott, Dennis, Esq., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 3 Mar 1977, 269-283   The so-called adversary system in labour relations in Canada. Questions to be asked, issues involved. A look at West Germany and its trade union movement. Other examples in Yugoslavia and ...
  • Empire Trade
    Text  Elibank, Viscount, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 21 Sep 1934, 30-43     Some words on the success of the Ottawa Conference. Some figures on Canada's trade increases within the Empire. Criticisms levelled at trade agreements within the Empire. Potential future developments in the Empire's Dominions which will help the Mother Country. Criticism in Canada with regard to the development of the agricultural ...
    Text  Elibank, Viscount, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 21 Sep 1934, 30-43   Some words on the success of the Ottawa Conference. Some figures on Canada's trade increases within the Empire. Criticisms levelled at trade agreements within the Empire. Potential future developments in ...
  • Energy and Government
    Text  McKeough, The Honourable W. Darcy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 22 Nov 1973, 117-130     Areas of agreement and disagreement between Queen's Park and the banks of the Saskatchewan River in Edmonton, particularly areas of misunderstanding. The basic issue of price. Policies in the 1950s vs. what is needed now. Indexation and Economic Policy. Indexation in Private Enterprise and Regulated Systems. Indexation and Monetary Policy. ...
    Text  McKeough, The Honourable W. Darcy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 22 Nov 1973, 117-130   Areas of agreement and disagreement between Queen's Park and the banks of the Saskatchewan River in Edmonton, particularly areas of misunderstanding. The basic issue of price. Policies in the 1950s ...
  • The Promise of Progress in Government-Industry Relations
    Text  Riccardo, John J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 15 Nov 1973, 106-116     A discussion of some of the political and sociological pressures effecting businessmen in the United States and Canada, with examples from the automobile industry. Environmental issues. Realistic laws. The energy crisis. Some basic questions about the responsibility of government and business. Government and business working together to establish realistic long-range ...
    Text  Riccardo, John J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 15 Nov 1973, 106-116   A discussion of some of the political and sociological pressures effecting businessmen in the United States and Canada, with examples from the automobile industry. Environmental issues. Realistic laws. The energy ...
  • 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 ...
  • Arctic Gas: A Giant of Necessity
    Text  Wilder, William P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 24 Jan 1974, 181-191     The proposed Arctic Gas pipeline to transport natural gas from the North Slope of Alaska and the Mackenzie Delta. Costs and size of the project. Why Mr. Wilder believes the Arctic Gas pipeline is a giant of necessity for Canada, with details. Why it is important to residents of northern ...
    Text  Wilder, William P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 24 Jan 1974, 181-191   The proposed Arctic Gas pipeline to transport natural gas from the North Slope of Alaska and the Mackenzie Delta. Costs and size of the project. Why Mr. Wilder believes the ...
  • A Success Story in Education
    Text  Gordon, The Honourable Walter L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 17 Jan 1974, 171-180     The National History Project: a two-year fact-finding investigation into the teaching of Canadian history, social studies and civics in the elementary and secondary schools. Findings reported in "What Culture? What Heritage?" (the Hodgett's Report) with suggestions for improvement. Suggestions led to a pilot project, currently four years old. Examples and ...
    Text  Gordon, The Honourable Walter L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 17 Jan 1974, 171-180   The National History Project: a two-year fact-finding investigation into the teaching of Canadian history, social studies and civics in the elementary and secondary schools. Findings reported in "What Culture? What ...
  • The Mayor Reports
    Text  Crombie, Mayor David, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 10 Jan 1974, 163-170     An annual civic report: what the year was like, and how things look for the future. The issue of development: some statistics; the role of the media; the rate of growth now and in the future. Transportation: the demise of the Scarborough expressway; ways to alleviate traffic problems in inner-city ...
    Text  Crombie, Mayor David, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 10 Jan 1974, 163-170   An annual civic report: what the year was like, and how things look for the future. The issue of development: some statistics; the role of the media; the rate of ...
  • The Future of the North
    Text  Berton, Pierre, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 11 Oct 1973, 46-56     Personal reminiscences. The role of the north, and the northern wilderness in the lives of Canadians, and in their sense of identity. Many literary and historical allusions. The future of the North. The Canadian Arctic Resources Committee. The governance of the Yukon and the Northwest Territories. The environment and the ...
    Text  Berton, Pierre, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 11 Oct 1973, 46-56   Personal reminiscences. The role of the north, and the northern wilderness in the lives of Canadians, and in their sense of identity. Many literary and historical allusions. The future of ...
  • Belgium and the Belgians
    Text  O'Hagan, Thos., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 22 Apr 1915, 166-172     A story which makes appeal to humanity. The story of a little kingdom, a small people before whom last July there lay two courses, the one leading to peace, preservation, and dishonour, the other leading to the horrors and devastations of the most unhallowed war that has ever enveloped the ...
    Text  O'Hagan, Thos., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 22 Apr 1915, 166-172   A story which makes appeal to humanity. The story of a little kingdom, a small people before whom last July there lay two courses, the one leading to peace, preservation, ...
  • Salubrities I Have Met
    Text  Bangs, John Kendrick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1921), 19 Apr 1920, 180-216     Ladies' Night, with a programme which included violin solos by Frank Blachford and singing by Frank OldField and Arthur Blight. Some impressions of men of power with whom the speaker has had the rare privilege coming in contact with in the past fifteen or twenty years of a very active ...
    Text  Bangs, John Kendrick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1921), 19 Apr 1920, 180-216   Ladies' Night, with a programme which included violin solos by Frank Blachford and singing by Frank OldField and Arthur Blight. Some impressions of men of power with whom the speaker ...
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