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  • Why the Churchill Falls Agreement Must be Re-Negotiated
    Text  Tobin, The Honourable Brian, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 19 Nov 1996, 208-218     An issue that should concern all Canadians: why the Churchill Falls agreement must be re-negotiated. Three things to realise about the agreement: it was arrived at in an unfair way; Hydro-Quebec has reaped unconscionable windfall profits; the Churchill Falls project is not viable under the current agreement. An explanation of ...
    Text  Tobin, The Honourable Brian, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 19 Nov 1996, 208-218   An issue that should concern all Canadians: why the Churchill Falls agreement must be re-negotiated. Three things to realise about the agreement: it was arrived at in an unfair way; ...
  • The University—Yesterday, Today And ?
    Text  McCulley, Joseph, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1957), 25 Apr 1957, 357-369     Some real challenges to all thinking Canadians, posed by Mr. James S. Duncan in his address to the Empire Club some four months ago, entitled "Education and the Cold War." A summary of what that speaker said. An examination of the idea of "the university" on which so much of ...
    Text  McCulley, Joseph, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1957), 25 Apr 1957, 357-369   Some real challenges to all thinking Canadians, posed by Mr. James S. Duncan in his address to the Empire Club some four months ago, entitled "Education and the Cold War." ...
  • Are the Schools Preparing Youth to Take Over?
    Text  Goldring, Dr. Cecil C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 4 Nov 1948, 63-75     The present time of turmoil and conflict holding promise as well as a threat. The challenge of the time for men to study and learn how to live together in goodwill so that human knowledge may be used for the welfare of man rather than for his destruction. Some quotes ...
    Text  Goldring, Dr. Cecil C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 4 Nov 1948, 63-75   The present time of turmoil and conflict holding promise as well as a threat. The challenge of the time for men to study and learn how to live together in ...
  • The Fight for Democracy in China
    Text  Shun, The Honourable Dr. Liu Shih, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 8 Oct 1942, 65-79     The thirty-first anniversary of the founding of the Republic of China in two days on October 10. A review of the Revolution. The basis for the inclination of the Chinese toward the democratic way of life. Prospects for China to win her fight for democracy. An examination of the judgment ...
    Text  Shun, The Honourable Dr. Liu Shih, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 8 Oct 1942, 65-79   The thirty-first anniversary of the founding of the Republic of China in two days on October 10. A review of the Revolution. The basis for the inclination of the Chinese ...
  • Natural Gas Comes To Toronto
    Text  Jones, Oakah L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1955), 17 Mar 1955, 226-232     Some remarks about Toronto. How a company like Consumers' Gas and Natural Gas can help to make Toronto a "city of infinite beauty." A recent finding that the cost of manufacturing gas was so costly both labour and materialwise as to be pricing ourselves out of business. Looking for a ...
    Text  Jones, Oakah L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1955), 17 Mar 1955, 226-232   Some remarks about Toronto. How a company like Consumers' Gas and Natural Gas can help to make Toronto a "city of infinite beauty." A recent finding that the cost of ...
  • The Royal Mounted Police in the Arctic
    Text  Steele, Captain Howard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 26 Jan 1928, 11-29     A brief historical review of the Mounted Police (formerly The Royal North-West Mounted Police) in the Arctic or sub-Arctic since 1894 when the first detachment was sent to the Yukon just before the great gold rush. The speaker relates the story of why the Mounted Police were sent there, and ...
    Text  Steele, Captain Howard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 26 Jan 1928, 11-29   A brief historical review of the Mounted Police (formerly The Royal North-West Mounted Police) in the Arctic or sub-Arctic since 1894 when the first detachment was sent to the Yukon ...
  • Problems of the British Empire
    Text  Hutton, Graham, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 2 Dec 1937, 124-140     Problems of the British Empire—political, strategic and economic. How most problems of the world today touch the British Empire. A review of political problems. Changes over the last 35 years. A review of the political and constitutional situation today. The Crown now the only real and effective link left between ...
    Text  Hutton, Graham, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 2 Dec 1937, 124-140   Problems of the British Empire—political, strategic and economic. How most problems of the world today touch the British Empire. A review of political problems. Changes over the last 35 years. ...
  • After Stalin—What?
    Text  Woodside, Willson, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 19 Mar 1953, 266-276     Reaction to the passing of Stalin. A discussion of Stalin through various stories about him. Who has taken control of the party and of the Soviet State; of the satellite world and of relations with China. The unknown potential of these men. Mao's position with regard to Stalin and the ...
    Text  Woodside, Willson, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 19 Mar 1953, 266-276   Reaction to the passing of Stalin. A discussion of Stalin through various stories about him. Who has taken control of the party and of the Soviet State; of the satellite ...
  • Books and Canada
    Text  Weeks, Edward, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 12 Oct 1955, 43-49     Some constant qualities of Canada and Canadians. Some illusions about each other (Americans and Canadians). Canada's new-found resourcefulness and her ability to speak her independent mind. Canada as one of the coming nations of the future. The effect of prosperity on Canadian Literature. Good writing provoked by change. Ways in ...
    Text  Weeks, Edward, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 12 Oct 1955, 43-49   Some constant qualities of Canada and Canadians. Some illusions about each other (Americans and Canadians). Canada's new-found resourcefulness and her ability to speak her independent mind. Canada as one of ...
  • Being Pushed Into Socialism
    Text  Sandwell, B.K., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 10 Nov 1932, 286-295     The new world into which we are entering. The new world we thought was going to emerge as a result of the ending of the war. Now within five years or so of getting rid of the war economically. What we may expect in the new world, and what we ...
    Text  Sandwell, B.K., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 10 Nov 1932, 286-295   The new world into which we are entering. The new world we thought was going to emerge as a result of the ending of the war. Now within five years ...
  • Problems and Future of South Africa
    Text  Keppel-Jones, Professor Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 15 Apr 1954, 312-321     Today the anniversary of the hardest fought election in South African history. Some background to this event. The second Nationalist victory and why it was momentous. The problem of the division of the white and black races in South Africa. The premise of the National party that the preservation of ...
    Text  Keppel-Jones, Professor Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 15 Apr 1954, 312-321   Today the anniversary of the hardest fought election in South African history. Some background to this event. The second Nationalist victory and why it was momentous. The problem of the ...
  • Egypt
    Text  Linstead, Sir Hugh Nicholas, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1957), 1 Nov 1956, 51-58     What is happening in Egypt today. Why Israel, France and England are doing what they are doing. The crux of the present situation: the position of the United Nations Organization (UNO). Great Britain calling into question the whole structure of agreements, protocols, notes, schedules, undertakings that have been built since ...
    Text  Linstead, Sir Hugh Nicholas, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1957), 1 Nov 1956, 51-58   What is happening in Egypt today. Why Israel, France and England are doing what they are doing. The crux of the present situation: the position of the United Nations Organization ...
  • 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 ...
  • The Present Challenge to Canada
    Text  Rogers, The Honourable Normal McLeod, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 10 Jun 1940, 19-32     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. "Whilst the meeting was actually in session, the Royal Canadian Air Force bomber, especially chartered to bring Mr. Rogers to Toronto to fulfil his engagement, crashed when nine miles east of Bowmanville, Ontario, at 1:25 p.m. All ...
    Text  Rogers, The Honourable Normal McLeod, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 10 Jun 1940, 19-32   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. "Whilst the meeting was actually in session, the Royal Canadian Air Force bomber, especially chartered to bring ...
  • The Ontario Securities Commission 1975, and the Years Ahead
    Text  Pattillo, Arthur S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 6 Mar 1975, 268-280     The Ontario Securities Commission in 1975. Changes and activities made in the last six months since Mr. Pattillo became Chairman. Problems and priorities of the Commission for 1975. Two major topics of concern: first, the accuracy of financial reporting discussed under the following headings: Pension Costs Accounting; Differential Disclosure; Financial ...
    Text  Pattillo, Arthur S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 6 Mar 1975, 268-280   The Ontario Securities Commission in 1975. Changes and activities made in the last six months since Mr. Pattillo became Chairman. Problems and priorities of the Commission for 1975. Two major ...
  • International Understanding, a Working Model
    Text  Matthews, Jack E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 20 Mar 1975, 296-313     The Lester B. Pearson College of the Pacific: a description of its function, its mandate, its history, its finances, its operations details such as how students are chosen, its achievements, goals, and plans for the future. Also much anecdotal material on the daily life of the students that attend the ...
    Text  Matthews, Jack E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 20 Mar 1975, 296-313   The Lester B. Pearson College of the Pacific: a description of its function, its mandate, its history, its finances, its operations details such as how students are chosen, its achievements, ...
  • Canada's Industrial Development Bank
    Text  Clark, E. Ritchie, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 27 Mar 1975, 314-328     The Industrial Development Bank. A description of a unique financial institution in Canada which has been in operation for 31 years, serving small and medium-sized businesses. Its new responsibilities under a new name: the Federal Business Development Bank. A review and history of the beginnings of this institution, its mandate, ...
    Text  Clark, E. Ritchie, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 27 Mar 1975, 314-328   The Industrial Development Bank. A description of a unique financial institution in Canada which has been in operation for 31 years, serving small and medium-sized businesses. Its new responsibilities under ...
  • Ceremonial and Insignia—Some Considerations
    Text  Swan, Dr. Conrad, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 3 Apr 1975, 329-345     1975 as the centenary of the inauguration of the Governor General's Medal by the Earl of Dufferin. Some background to that award. This award as the precursor of a distinctively Canadian system of honours and awards. A review of other countries and their awards and insignia. The Order of Canada. ...
    Text  Swan, Dr. Conrad, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 3 Apr 1975, 329-345   1975 as the centenary of the inauguration of the Governor General's Medal by the Earl of Dufferin. Some background to that award. This award as the precursor of a distinctively ...
  • Recession, Inflation and Energy
    Text  Bunting, Dr. John R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 10 Apr 1975, 346-360     A talk about recession, inflation and energy framed in terms of the future. How and why the future has changed, and a few potential scenarios of the future in the United States, and in much of the rest of the Americas. First, how things have changed, and a review of ...
    Text  Bunting, Dr. John R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 10 Apr 1975, 346-360   A talk about recession, inflation and energy framed in terms of the future. How and why the future has changed, and a few potential scenarios of the future in the ...
  • Canada's Economy—Can We Advance Back to Reason?
    Text  Macdonald, H. Ian, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 17 Apr 1975, 361-375     The Canadian economy today as a bundle of paradoxes. Two fundamental issues: our economic policy is not equipped to deal with today's realities; and we have unreasonable expectations for governments in dealing with our economy. Significant factors with regard to these issues. A review of fiscal policy at the federal ...
    Text  Macdonald, H. Ian, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 17 Apr 1975, 361-375   The Canadian economy today as a bundle of paradoxes. Two fundamental issues: our economic policy is not equipped to deal with today's realities; and we have unreasonable expectations for governments ...
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