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  • Energy: The New Challenges and Opportunities
    Text  Stacy, T. Don, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 11 Feb 1988, 229-237     Amoco Canada's offer to purchase Dome Petroleum. The media attention and other details of this offer. What the merger will mean in terms of jobs and livelihoods of thousands of Dome employees, and to the Canadian economy. Canada's goal of achieving a secure supply of energy. Specifics of the acquisition. ...
    Text  Stacy, T. Don, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 11 Feb 1988, 229-237   Amoco Canada's offer to purchase Dome Petroleum. The media attention and other details of this offer. What the merger will mean in terms of jobs and livelihoods of thousands of ...
  • Government Secrecy—the Canadian Disease
    Text  Baldwin, G.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 27 Oct 1977, 70-82     The question of freedom of speech, freedom of the press, and the right to both to give and receive information. The issue of confidence in governments and belief in what is said by the leaders of government. The need for a legislature with more independence and objectivity; a lessening of ...
    Text  Baldwin, G.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 27 Oct 1977, 70-82   The question of freedom of speech, freedom of the press, and the right to both to give and receive information. The issue of confidence in governments and belief in what ...
  • Multiculturalism, National Unity and the Canadian Economy
    Text  Cafik, The Honourable Norman A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 6 Apr 1978, 364-378     The Commonwealth as precursor of the policy of multiculturalism, and how that is so. Canada's multicultural policy as a pragmatic policy stemming from an awareness of the reality of Canada where at least 30% of the people are of neither English nor of French extraction. Implementation of the policy results ...
    Text  Cafik, The Honourable Norman A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 6 Apr 1978, 364-378   The Commonwealth as precursor of the policy of multiculturalism, and how that is so. Canada's multicultural policy as a pragmatic policy stemming from an awareness of the reality of Canada ...
  • Collective Bargaining in the Wake of the Coal Strike
    Text  Marshall, Dr. F. Ray, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 17 Apr 1978, 396-406     The settling of the coal strike. How it was settled. Lessons learned. Some concerns about some international employment problems relating to energy and coal utilization. How the Carter Administration handled the coal strike. Two major objectives were to minimize damage to the public and to facilitate a collectively bargained settlement. ...
    Text  Marshall, Dr. F. Ray, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 17 Apr 1978, 396-406   The settling of the coal strike. How it was settled. Lessons learned. Some concerns about some international employment problems relating to energy and coal utilization. How the Carter Administration handled ...
  • Dinner in Honour of The Toronto Scottish Regiment
    Text  The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 26 Jun 1974, 1-20     The Dinner in Honour of the Toronto Scottish Regiment was "In the presence of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother" and given "by the Loyal Societies and Officers of the Toronto Garrison." With Brigadier General B.J. Legge acting as introducer, several people spoke with special regard to the Toronto ...
    Text  The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 26 Jun 1974, 1-20   The Dinner in Honour of the Toronto Scottish Regiment was "In the presence of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother" and given "by the Loyal Societies and Officers of ...
  • The Citizen's Protection Against Bureaucracy
    Text  Ivany, Dr. Randall E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 3 Oct 1974, 21-35     The new enthusiasm of "ombudsmania." A brief history of the term and concept. The opening of the Ombudsman's Office in Alberta in 1967. Number of complaints received and those investigated. Some similar statistics from Quebec. Support from the news media, the Canadian Bar Association, and the International Bar Association. How ...
    Text  Ivany, Dr. Randall E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 3 Oct 1974, 21-35   The new enthusiasm of "ombudsmania." A brief history of the term and concept. The opening of the Ombudsman's Office in Alberta in 1967. Number of complaints received and those investigated. ...
  • Journey to Canada
    Text  Johnston, Sir John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 10 Oct 1974, 36-45     Personal reminiscences of young childhood, and World War II. Changes in Canada and Britain in the post-war years. Now, a description of the Britain left and the Canada to come. Central question: what, in October 1974, have Canada and Britain to say to each other, and to do together? Discussion ...
    Text  Johnston, Sir John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 10 Oct 1974, 36-45   Personal reminiscences of young childhood, and World War II. Changes in Canada and Britain in the post-war years. Now, a description of the Britain left and the Canada to come. ...
  • International Co-operation: Common Action for Common Problems
    Text  Jamieson, J.K., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 21 Oct 1974, 46-57     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Two facts about the external environment that Canada and the United States share: the multi-nature of economic problems, and the fact that solutions require international co-operation now. A statement of the various world problems concerning ...
    Text  Jamieson, J.K., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 21 Oct 1974, 46-57   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Two facts about the external environment that Canada and the United States share: the multi-nature ...
  • Abroad Throughts from at Home
    Text  Cornell, Ward, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 24 Oct 1974, 58-70     Ontario House in London: who they are, where they come from, what they attempt, what they achieve and where they're going. A brief history of the office of Agent General. Operational and representational activities. A description of projects and programmes. New developments and missions. The importance of tourism. The concept ...
    Text  Cornell, Ward, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 24 Oct 1974, 58-70   Ontario House in London: who they are, where they come from, what they attempt, what they achieve and where they're going. A brief history of the office of Agent General. ...
  • Social Security in Canada—the Challenge Ahead
    Text  Lalonde, The Honourable Marc, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 31 Oct 1974, 71-86     The social well-being of individual Canadians. The Working Paper on Social Security. The first stage of social security review, with implementation of immediate reforms done. Now, difficult decisions to make. How to meet the income needs of those who are unable to work. How to ensure that Canadians with low ...
    Text  Lalonde, The Honourable Marc, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 31 Oct 1974, 71-86   The social well-being of individual Canadians. The Working Paper on Social Security. The first stage of social security review, with implementation of immediate reforms done. Now, difficult decisions to make. ...
  • The War and Commerce
    Text  Foster, Hon. Sir George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 26 Mar 1915, 123-133     A few remarks with reference to the war which is at present raging, and commerce as it is affected by the war. Disclaiming the idea that war is a promoter of commerce. War as an enemy of commerce. Denying the German contention that they have been forced into this war ...
    Text  Foster, Hon. Sir George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 26 Mar 1915, 123-133   A few remarks with reference to the war which is at present raging, and commerce as it is affected by the war. Disclaiming the idea that war is a promoter ...
  • The Span of a Canadian Generation
    Text  Yeigh, Frank, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 25 Apr 1912, 238-249     Canada an infant in arms when measured by the calendar of time. Our life and time and history in Canada measured by centuries; just a little over half-a-century of time in the Canadian West. How much has been accomplished in that comparatively brief list of years from Canada's national point ...
    Text  Yeigh, Frank, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 25 Apr 1912, 238-249   Canada an infant in arms when measured by the calendar of time. Our life and time and history in Canada measured by centuries; just a little over half-a-century of time ...
  • Toronto and her Place in the British Empire
    Text  Grier, A. Monro, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 16 May 1912, 250-261     The proposition that Toronto, outside of the British Isles themselves, is or should be hereafter the most considerable city in the whole of the British Empire. Looking at the matter geographically. Canada standing pre-eminent in comparison with the other outlying parts of the British Empire. Canada's comparative nearness or distance ...
    Text  Grier, A. Monro, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 16 May 1912, 250-261   The proposition that Toronto, outside of the British Isles themselves, is or should be hereafter the most considerable city in the whole of the British Empire. Looking at the matter ...
  • Glimpses of the East
    Text  Foster, Hon. G.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 20 Jan 1998, 1-20     All we have ever had with reference to the East as little more thorough or more exhaustive than glimpses. The fascination that the East holds for us. From where those glimpses come. The East as the cradle of our race. The East, seeing the advent of those who have founded ...
    Text  Foster, Hon. G.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 20 Jan 1998, 1-20   All we have ever had with reference to the East as little more thorough or more exhaustive than glimpses. The fascination that the East holds for us. From where those ...
  • The Supreme Court of the World
    Text  Macfarland, Henry B.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 28 Oct 1913, 21-50     Speaking for the ideal of international judicature. "The Supreme Court of the World" no longer simply an ideal or even an idea. The adoption of such a court in principle by many nations of the world, and indeed in detail. The Hague Conference in 1899 and 1907. Hope that by ...
    Text  Macfarland, Henry B.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 28 Oct 1913, 21-50   Speaking for the ideal of international judicature. "The Supreme Court of the World" no longer simply an ideal or even an idea. The adoption of such a court in principle ...
  • Canada and the Empire
    Text  McBride, Hon. Sir Richard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 31 Oct 1913, 51-59     A few western words on a theme of Canada and Empire. Canada emerging from the status of youth, and quickly taking on ourselves that of the full grown man; a time of trial, a period that needs courage. Taking on the full responsibility of national manhood by closer co-operation with ...
    Text  McBride, Hon. Sir Richard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 31 Oct 1913, 51-59   A few western words on a theme of Canada and Empire. Canada emerging from the status of youth, and quickly taking on ourselves that of the full grown man; a ...
  • The Experience of An American Soldier in the War of 1812-14
    Text  Riddell, Honourable William Renwick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 6 Nov 1913, 60-78     The good it would do us to have some knowledge of how another looked upon our land and some of its inhabitants a hundred years ago. To that end, the speaker tells the story of Samuel, White, of Adams County, Pennsylvania, published at Baltimore in 1830, with the title "History ...
    Text  Riddell, Honourable William Renwick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 6 Nov 1913, 60-78   The good it would do us to have some knowledge of how another looked upon our land and some of its inhabitants a hundred years ago. To that end, the ...
  • A Short Review of my Visit to the European Manoeuvres
    Text  Hughes, Col. The Honourable Sam, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 14 Nov 1913, 79-90     The speaker's view of how money had in the past been spent on the militia. Conceiving the idea of establishing the cadet corps on a universal basis throughout the Dominion. Response to the idea, particularly in Quebec. The effect of the drill halls in Canada. Comments on military training. Training ...
    Text  Hughes, Col. The Honourable Sam, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 14 Nov 1913, 79-90   The speaker's view of how money had in the past been spent on the militia. Conceiving the idea of establishing the cadet corps on a universal basis throughout the Dominion. ...
  • City of Toronto Street Railway Question
    Text  Hocken, His Worship Mayor H.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 27 Nov 1913, 91-91     On the City of Toronto Street Railway Question, the speaker addressed the Empire Club of Canada on the "Proposed Street Railway Purchase," this title indicating His Worship's solution of the problem. The Mayor's view that the present transportation system should be brought up at once by the City and Developed. ...
    Text  Hocken, His Worship Mayor H.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 27 Nov 1913, 91-91   On the City of Toronto Street Railway Question, the speaker addressed the Empire Club of Canada on the "Proposed Street Railway Purchase," this title indicating His Worship's solution of the ...
  • City of Toronto Street Railway Question
    Text  Gourlay, R.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 1 Dec 1913, 91-91     On the City of Toronto Street Railway Question, the speaker addressed the Empire Club of Canada on the "Harbour Board's Plan for Solving the Toronto Railway Problem," an alternative scheme to that proposed in the address of November 27, 1913 by His Worship Mayor H.C. Hocken. [Synopsis only of this ...
    Text  Gourlay, R.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 1 Dec 1913, 91-91   On the City of Toronto Street Railway Question, the speaker addressed the Empire Club of Canada on the "Harbour Board's Plan for Solving the Toronto Railway Problem," an alternative scheme ...
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