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  • What I Have Seen Over There and Over Here
    Text  Baxter, A. Beverley, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 6 Oct 1941, 54-69     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. The trip from Britain to Canada. Going back again in a few days. The unity and spirit and laughter in Britain, and their profound effect upon the war. Impressions from Britain and the British. Significant changes happening ...
    Text  Baxter, A. Beverley, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 6 Oct 1941, 54-69   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. The trip from Britain to Canada. Going back again in a few days. The unity and spirit ...
  • Christmas Luncheon
    Text  Aird, The Honourable John B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 16 Dec 1982, 156-159     Seasons Greetings from the Lieutenant-Governor and a program of music presented by the 78th Fraser Highlanders, and by the Canadian Opera Company Ensemble.
    Text  Aird, The Honourable John B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 16 Dec 1982, 156-159   Seasons Greetings from the Lieutenant-Governor and a program of music presented by the 78th Fraser Highlanders, and by the Canadian Opera Company Ensemble.
  • Some Problems of a U.S.-owned Subsidiary Operating in Canada
    Text  Rawlings, General E.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 24 Oct 1963, 57-69     Current economic situations in both Canada and the United States. Imbalances and protectionism in trade. Foreign investment and capital. The speaker's company in Canada. Good corporate citizenship. The value to Canada's national growth of foreign-owned enterprises. A review of the speaker's company's operation in Canada, and its record as a ...
    Text  Rawlings, General E.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 24 Oct 1963, 57-69   Current economic situations in both Canada and the United States. Imbalances and protectionism in trade. Foreign investment and capital. The speaker's company in Canada. Good corporate citizenship. The value to ...
  • The Creation of Wealth
    Text  Godfrey, Hollis; Morrow, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1928), 17 Nov 1927, 205-219     The work of the speaker's Foundation, to examine these problems: How does wealth, goods and service of value for human use, grow? How do these tools of our modern civilization, railways, motors, roads, structures, all these tools with which we live and have our being, grow? What work is required ...
    Text  Godfrey, Hollis; Morrow, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1928), 17 Nov 1927, 205-219   The work of the speaker's Foundation, to examine these problems: How does wealth, goods and service of value for human use, grow? How do these tools of our modern civilization, ...
  • A Battalion Commander's Experience in the First Year of the War
    Text  Haldenby, Brigadier Eric W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 10 Oct 1940, 112-128     A very simple account of the first year of the war as experienced by a battalion commander in the First Canadian Division. Arrival on New Year's Eve in England. Stationing at Aldershot, the greatest military settlement in the world. Finding elaborate precautions for air-raids. Taking part in a review of ...
    Text  Haldenby, Brigadier Eric W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 10 Oct 1940, 112-128   A very simple account of the first year of the war as experienced by a battalion commander in the First Canadian Division. Arrival on New Year's Eve in England. Stationing ...
  • The Business Man, The Community Builder
    Text  Barclay, Lyman W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 2 Feb 1922, 21-29     Some personal reminiscences by the speaker about his childhood, the strictness of his father, the lack of companionship for boys. The necessity for boy companionship, of passing on idealism into the life of a boy which will lead him on. A consideration of the cause of Canadian boyhood. A discussion ...
    Text  Barclay, Lyman W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 2 Feb 1922, 21-29   Some personal reminiscences by the speaker about his childhood, the strictness of his father, the lack of companionship for boys. The necessity for boy companionship, of passing on idealism into ...
  • India's Fight For Freedom
    Text  Singh, Anup, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 17 Mar 1938, 304-320     Two things about world events of the past few years that stand out in the speaker's mind: the fact that the ordinary processes of government the world had evolved and was getting accustomed to are being discarded; the fact that we seem to be caught absolutely unaware in the rapidly ...
    Text  Singh, Anup, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 17 Mar 1938, 304-320   Two things about world events of the past few years that stand out in the speaker's mind: the fact that the ordinary processes of government the world had evolved and ...
  • New Knowledge, New Possibilities, New Responsibilities—A Christian Perspective
    Text  Scott, The Most Reverend Edward Walter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 24 Mar 1983, 289-299     Viewing things from a Christian perspective. The speaker's personal religious beliefs. A brief review of our culture and knowledge. New possibilities brought about by new knowledge. Making choices not in the context of absolute freedom, but in the context of various possibilities that lie before us. The speaker's suggestion that ...
    Text  Scott, The Most Reverend Edward Walter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 24 Mar 1983, 289-299   Viewing things from a Christian perspective. The speaker's personal religious beliefs. A brief review of our culture and knowledge. New possibilities brought about by new knowledge. Making choices not in ...
  • National Policy—1939 Version
    Text  MacLeod, Norman M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 13 Apr 1939, 361-376     Promoting the future greatness of our beloved Canada and our beloved Empire. The speaker's practical observations and some conclusions from his recent journey coast to coast in Canada where he has been afforded a fresh and extensive opportunity of viewing some of our national problems in their actual geographic and ...
    Text  MacLeod, Norman M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 13 Apr 1939, 361-376   Promoting the future greatness of our beloved Canada and our beloved Empire. The speaker's practical observations and some conclusions from his recent journey coast to coast in Canada where he ...
  • Education and the Future of Civilization
    Text  Davies, E. Salter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 3 Oct 1935, 29-41     Complaints throughout the ages. Dissatisfaction as a healthy symptom. Dangers of discontent. Defining education. The aim of education. Specific complaints about schooling in England. Concerns of education. Four main aspects under which the subject of education may be considered: the physical; elementary pieces of knowledge and skill which it is ...
    Text  Davies, E. Salter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 3 Oct 1935, 29-41   Complaints throughout the ages. Dissatisfaction as a healthy symptom. Dangers of discontent. Defining education. The aim of education. Specific complaints about schooling in England. Concerns of education. Four main aspects ...
  • Should Gold be Scrapped?
    Text  Johnson, Dr. Harry G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 25 Feb 1965, 232-243     Problems of the international monetary system. The problem of gold and its international monetary role. First, an explication of the issue of the U.S. balance-of-payment deficit. The key role played by the dollar in the present international monetary system. How the system has enabled the U.S. to finance its sustained ...
    Text  Johnson, Dr. Harry G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 25 Feb 1965, 232-243   Problems of the international monetary system. The problem of gold and its international monetary role. First, an explication of the issue of the U.S. balance-of-payment deficit. The key role played ...
  • Living and Learning in School
    Text  Dennis, Lloyd A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1969), 14 Nov 1968, 57-71     The conviction in what is said in the "Hall-Dennis Report" on education. Some quotations from the Report. Remarks about Ontario's educational system and educational enterprise. A new role for the school. What we might ask of the mature citizen of our future society. What we want at the end. A ...
    Text  Dennis, Lloyd A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1969), 14 Nov 1968, 57-71   The conviction in what is said in the "Hall-Dennis Report" on education. Some quotations from the Report. Remarks about Ontario's educational system and educational enterprise. A new role for the ...
  • A Complimentary Luncheon to The Right Honourable Sir William Mulock, Chief Justice of Ontario, Chancellor of the University of Toronto
    Text  Various, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 13 Feb 1930, 48-65     Various speakers spoke in honour of, and about, The Right Honourable Sir William Mulock. They spoke in the following order: His Honour, The Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario; The Honourable G. Howard Ferguson, Prime Minister of Ontario; The Honourable Mr. Justice Hodgins, representing the Bench of Ontario; Mr. Hugh Eayrs, immediate Past ...
    Text  Various, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 13 Feb 1930, 48-65   Various speakers spoke in honour of, and about, The Right Honourable Sir William Mulock. They spoke in the following order: His Honour, The Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario; The Honourable G. Howard ...
  • Canada's Problems in Relief and Assistance
    Text  Whitton, Miss Charlotte, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 19 Mar 1936, 306-320     Canada's problems in welfare and assistance restricted neither to urban nor rural areas, to east nor west, to north nor south. An illustrative anecdote to convey the nature and extent of Canada's challenge in the problem of maternal care and of infant mortality. The record of various major health centres, ...
    Text  Whitton, Miss Charlotte, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 19 Mar 1936, 306-320   Canada's problems in welfare and assistance restricted neither to urban nor rural areas, to east nor west, to north nor south. An illustrative anecdote to convey the nature and extent ...
  • Addresses by Luella Creighton, Pierre Berton, and Dr. Wilder Penfield
    Text  Creighton, Luella; Berton, Pierre; Penfield, Dr. Wilder, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 1 Apr 1954, 279-298     A joint meeting with Smith's Literary Luncheon. Mrs. Creighton: Some comments on writing and fiction. What it is that makes the writer operate when he is concerned with purely imaginative fiction. A definition of the kind of fiction the speaker is talking about. A quote from Stephen Leacock on writing. ...
    Text  Creighton, Luella; Berton, Pierre; Penfield, Dr. Wilder, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 1 Apr 1954, 279-298   A joint meeting with Smith's Literary Luncheon. Mrs. Creighton: Some comments on writing and fiction. What it is that makes the writer operate when he is concerned with purely imaginative ...
  • Heroes of the British Merchant Fleet
    Text  Burns, John Allen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 14 Nov 1946, 87-97     The speaker's background and history as a member of a family of shipowners. His interest and keenness in the traffic of the sea that he wishes to communicate. The term "Overseas Trade" and what it means. A story of the speaker's great-grandfather. The expansion of the Merchant Navy in a ...
    Text  Burns, John Allen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 14 Nov 1946, 87-97   The speaker's background and history as a member of a family of shipowners. His interest and keenness in the traffic of the sea that he wishes to communicate. The term ...
  • The Defence of Malta
    Text  Dobbie, Lieut.-General Sir William G.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 22 Feb 1945, 298-310     The siege of Malta. How Malta came into association with the British Empire. Why Malta had to be held during the war. Malta's strategic geographical location. Malta as an effective military base. Consequences if Malta had not been held. Military facilities. The declaration of war on the British Empire and ...
    Text  Dobbie, Lieut.-General Sir William G.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 22 Feb 1945, 298-310   The siege of Malta. How Malta came into association with the British Empire. Why Malta had to be held during the war. Malta's strategic geographical location. Malta as an effective ...
  • The Newspaper Press
    Text  Heart of Bury, The Right Honourable Lord, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1928), 25 Aug 1927, 131-141     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. An amusing diatribe on newspapers, newspapermen, the machinery itself, and the stuff that is printed, with many references and quotations of witty remarks, delivered in a "Pickwickian sense."
    Text  Heart of Bury, The Right Honourable Lord, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1928), 25 Aug 1927, 131-141   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. An amusing diatribe on newspapers, newspapermen, the machinery itself, and the stuff that is printed, ...
  • Should Advertising Be Abolished?
    Text  Ogilvy, David, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 7 Nov 1963, 81-90     Attitudes and philosophies towards advertising, as espoused by various people including Toynbee, Galbraith, President Roosevelt, Sir Winston Churchill, Alfred Marshall, Maynard Keynes. The speaker's own view that the kind of informative factual advertising which the economists endorse is more effective in terms of sales results, than the combative or persuasive ...
    Text  Ogilvy, David, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 7 Nov 1963, 81-90   Attitudes and philosophies towards advertising, as espoused by various people including Toynbee, Galbraith, President Roosevelt, Sir Winston Churchill, Alfred Marshall, Maynard Keynes. The speaker's own view that the kind of ...
  • Our Mission—Sound Public Finance
    Text  Drayton, The Honourable Sir Henry L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 8 Mar 1934, 482-498     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada, The Canadian Club and The Toronto Board of Trade. Economic conditions in Western Canada. The spirit of the West. The absolute necessity for economy. What economy means. Some figures. Expenditures for the year 1930-31 in contrast to the value of all ...
    Text  Drayton, The Honourable Sir Henry L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 8 Mar 1934, 482-498   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada, The Canadian Club and The Toronto Board of Trade. Economic conditions in Western Canada. The spirit of the West. The absolute ...
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