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  • Our National Task
    Text  Imrie, John M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 6 Feb 1936, 221-234     Purchasing power of the prosperous prairie area during pre-depression days that contributed substantially to industrial employment and general prosperity throughout Eastern Canada. Effects of the world depression on the Prairie Provinces. Ways in which the prosperity of Canada depends upon the prosperity of agriculture and therefore Western Canada. National concern ...
    Text  Imrie, John M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 6 Feb 1936, 221-234   Purchasing power of the prosperous prairie area during pre-depression days that contributed substantially to industrial employment and general prosperity throughout Eastern Canada. Effects of the world depression on the Prairie ...
  • Present Conditions In China
    Text  Ferguson, Dr. John Calvin, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 17 Feb 1944, 295-309     The speaker's repatriation. President conditions in China. China's contribution to the Allied Nations and the part she can contribute to the winning of the war. The current situation in China in terms of attack and invasion by the Japanese. Occupied China. Ousting the Japanese one of the most difficult features ...
    Text  Ferguson, Dr. John Calvin, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 17 Feb 1944, 295-309   The speaker's repatriation. President conditions in China. China's contribution to the Allied Nations and the part she can contribute to the winning of the war. The current situation in China ...
  • International Radio in War and Peace
    Text  Barkway, Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 8 Nov 1945, 82-94     Some introductory words on the nature of the Englishman, especially from a foreign view. Beating the Germans on the air waves and since then, The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) running an international broadcasting service far greater than any that the world has ever known. A "very rough, highly impressionistic sketch ...
    Text  Barkway, Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 8 Nov 1945, 82-94   Some introductory words on the nature of the Englishman, especially from a foreign view. Beating the Germans on the air waves and since then, The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) running ...
  • A View From the North
    Text  Blough, Roger M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 19 Nov 1964, 98-112     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The speaker introduces the concept of a reversal of circumstances between Canada and the United States and wonders what life would be like, in order to facilitate greater understanding. A look at some of the ...
    Text  Blough, Roger M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 19 Nov 1964, 98-112   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The speaker introduces the concept of a reversal of circumstances between Canada and the United ...
  • Education Week
    Text  Students from Danforth Technical School, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 8 Mar 1956, 274-281     These addresses were followed by a musical programme offered by the Toronto Men Teachers' Choir. Algimantas V.J. Priscepionka: A summary of the events which led to the existing conditions in the Middle East. The need for change to come from the peoples involved in the conflict. Joe Werner: The Israeli ...
    Text  Students from Danforth Technical School, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 8 Mar 1956, 274-281   These addresses were followed by a musical programme offered by the Toronto Men Teachers' Choir. Algimantas V.J. Priscepionka: A summary of the events which led to the existing conditions in ...
  • Mega-Projects and Their Futures
    Text  McIvor, Donald K., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 18 Nov 1982, 105-116     The economy and the theories of Charles Darwin. The speaker's analogy that "many of the ideas that Darwin developed to explain the workings of the organic world are quite relevant to our economic and social existence." How that is so. Some pointers to survival and future prosperity as the speaker ...
    Text  McIvor, Donald K., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 18 Nov 1982, 105-116   The economy and the theories of Charles Darwin. The speaker's analogy that "many of the ideas that Darwin developed to explain the workings of the organic world are quite relevant ...
  • The Impact of the Jet in World Aviation
    Text  Thomas, Sir Miles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 8 Oct 1953, 9-20     The Impact of the Jet in World Aviation as an appropriate topic in the year of celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Wright Brothers' achievement. Taking stock of events in recent times and also a look into the future. Progress in aviation in the first half of the present ...
    Text  Thomas, Sir Miles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 8 Oct 1953, 9-20   The Impact of the Jet in World Aviation as an appropriate topic in the year of celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Wright Brothers' achievement. Taking stock of events ...
  • The Blitzkrieg In Flanders
    Text  Clark, Gregory, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 15 Aug 1940, 33-49     Anecdote and impression from the speaker's recent trip to France. Rousing Canada to the full reality of this war. The danger that all free men now face. Our enemy today the enemy of our ideals, of our minds, of our everyday thoughts, of our freedom. What we lose, if we ...
    Text  Clark, Gregory, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 15 Aug 1940, 33-49   Anecdote and impression from the speaker's recent trip to France. Rousing Canada to the full reality of this war. The danger that all free men now face. Our enemy today ...
  • A Center of Confidence
    Text  Colbert, Lester L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1957), 10 Jan 1957, 154-164     Some thoughts on how best a working citizen can make a contribution to bringing about the kind of peaceful world we all want. A related thought on how Canada and the United States are functioning as the economic heart of the free world. Some background to traditions of both countries. ...
    Text  Colbert, Lester L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1957), 10 Jan 1957, 154-164   Some thoughts on how best a working citizen can make a contribution to bringing about the kind of peaceful world we all want. A related thought on how Canada and ...
  • The Empire Carries On
    Text  Stansgate, Right Hon. Viscount, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 14 Jun 1943, 21-31     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The speaker as part of a delegation to many parts of the British Empire, come to engage in informal discussions on the war, and to see something of Canada's war effort. Remembering Dieppe, and the ...
    Text  Stansgate, Right Hon. Viscount, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 14 Jun 1943, 21-31   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The speaker as part of a delegation to many parts of the British Empire, come ...
  • Exciting Events
    Text  Simpson, His Worship, Mayor James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 10 Jan 1935, 183-196     The ever continuing evidence of a great change in the social order. A revolution in the thinking of the Prime Minister of Canada. His recent declarations before the Imperial Conference in the City of Ottawa. An analysis as to the measure in which the Prime Minister has changed his attitude ...
    Text  Simpson, His Worship, Mayor James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 10 Jan 1935, 183-196   The ever continuing evidence of a great change in the social order. A revolution in the thinking of the Prime Minister of Canada. His recent declarations before the Imperial Conference ...
  • Commonwealth Trade and Beyond
    Text  Taplin, Walter, Esq., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1955), 295-305     An analysis of the nature of British Commonwealth trade and of the elements in British Commonwealth trade. Being clear as to exactly what the main elements in the basic idea of Commonwealth trade are, with a discussion to follow each. The first element of the idea of economic imperialism. Moving ...
    Text  Taplin, Walter, Esq., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1955), 295-305   An analysis of the nature of British Commonwealth trade and of the elements in British Commonwealth trade. Being clear as to exactly what the main elements in the basic idea ...
  • The Industry Everybody Takes for Granted
    Text  McCollum, L.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 1 Apr 1965, 302-313     Canada as one of the most important oil countries in the world. The exciting things happening in Canada. Some of the remarkable things that are going on in the international world of oil which have a direct bearing on Canada's future. Oil and gas: a bit of history; the situation ...
    Text  McCollum, L.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 1 Apr 1965, 302-313   Canada as one of the most important oil countries in the world. The exciting things happening in Canada. Some of the remarkable things that are going on in the international ...
  • Canada's New Status
    Text  Michener, The Rt. Hon. D. Roland, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 30 Nov 1967, 193-202     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Canada's standing in the world, after Expo, and all the other "happenings" of this Centennial Year. Something of value added to the personality of individual Canadians, and to the corporate personality of Canada as a ...
    Text  Michener, The Rt. Hon. D. Roland, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 30 Nov 1967, 193-202   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Canada's standing in the world, after Expo, and all the other "happenings" of this Centennial ...
  • The Modern Medical School—Its Aims and Obligations
    Text  MacFarlane, J.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1955), 13 Jan 1955, 139-150     No lack of public interest in medical affairs. A brief history of medicine, and interest in it going back to the earliest writing of Egypt, Arabia, Greece and Rome. The development of medical science in Britain, on the continent, in the United States and in Canada. The twelve medical schools ...
    Text  MacFarlane, J.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1955), 13 Jan 1955, 139-150   No lack of public interest in medical affairs. A brief history of medicine, and interest in it going back to the earliest writing of Egypt, Arabia, Greece and Rome. The ...
  • The British Achievement in India
    Text  Pilcher, George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 19 Nov 1931, 275-286     The spirit underlying British statesmanship in London now; the spirit which entirely animates our judgment on problems such as India. The Indian question as put by the Indian leaders who demand a great change in the character and control of the administration of the country, and in a reversal by ...
    Text  Pilcher, George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 19 Nov 1931, 275-286   The spirit underlying British statesmanship in London now; the spirit which entirely animates our judgment on problems such as India. The Indian question as put by the Indian leaders who ...
  • Let's Make Canada Great Again
    Text  Pocklington, Peter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 4 Nov 1982, 81-91     A critical review of the current Canadian government, its activities and its leader. Suggestions to improve Canada. How to repay the national debt. Commerce. Foreign policy. Advocating that "each individual must be given the chance to develop his own life according to his own desires, according to his own aspirations, ...
    Text  Pocklington, Peter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 4 Nov 1982, 81-91   A critical review of the current Canadian government, its activities and its leader. Suggestions to improve Canada. How to repay the national debt. Commerce. Foreign policy. Advocating that "each individual ...
  • International Trading in Grain
    Text  Magill, Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 2 Feb 1928, 30-37     The importance of wheat in our financial structure. The marketing of grain. Details of the current Canadian crop of wheat, with figures. Difficulties encountered in selling Canadian wheat to the world. The status of Canada's wheat markets. Consequences of the aftermath of war in Europe, especially with regard to trade ...
    Text  Magill, Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 2 Feb 1928, 30-37   The importance of wheat in our financial structure. The marketing of grain. Details of the current Canadian crop of wheat, with figures. Difficulties encountered in selling Canadian wheat to the ...
  • The True India
    Text  Ali, Abdullah Yusuf, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 4 Feb 1932, 42-54     Some false picture of India which are sometimes put forward. The speaker's request that these pictures be dismissed. The speaker's picture of India, with a discussion of various basic elements. Poverty in India. Such poverty linked up with a number of other features, with its removal only possible if contract ...
    Text  Ali, Abdullah Yusuf, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 4 Feb 1932, 42-54   Some false picture of India which are sometimes put forward. The speaker's request that these pictures be dismissed. The speaker's picture of India, with a discussion of various basic elements. ...
  • Christmas Meeting
    Text  Royce, Lt. Col. E.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1966), 15 Dec 1965, 121-124     Christmas meeting with greetings from the Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario. Entertainment by the Salvation Army Danforth Songster Brigade.
    Text  Royce, Lt. Col. E.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1966), 15 Dec 1965, 121-124   Christmas meeting with greetings from the Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario. Entertainment by the Salvation Army Danforth Songster Brigade.
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