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  • Urbanism and the Canadian Promise
    Owen, David S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1967), 17 Nov 1966, 80-86     Some figures about the Canadian urban population now and in the future. Problems of urbanization. How to avoid historical pitfalls of great cities. Facing the task as a whole. Making corrections. Examples of cities with problems such as Los Angeles. Learning from the mistakes of other cities. Specific problems and ...
    Owen, David S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1967), 17 Nov 1966, 80-86   Some figures about the Canadian urban population now and in the future. ...
  • Metropolitan Toronto—Planners Dilemma
    Hermant, Sydney, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 11 Jan 1968, 242-260     An assessment of the present political structure in Metropolitan Toronto. Some of the problems and dilemmas facing those who are concerned with its operations and planning. Succumbing to the temptation of casting a glimpse into the future. Some of the speaker's personal beliefs. Toronto in 1951, and now. Metropolitan Toronto, ...
    Hermant, Sydney, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 11 Jan 1968, 242-260   An assessment of the present political structure in Metropolitan Toronto. Some of ...
  • Possibilities of Great Richness
    Safdie, Moshe, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 23 Feb 1989, 250-261     Looking back at the architecture of the 1960s. The negative images of modern development. A discussion of various factors affecting urban development, including the influence of public and private sector, density, nostalgia. A review of what kind of place in the city makes people feel good? What makes a city ...
    Safdie, Moshe, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 23 Feb 1989, 250-261   Looking back at the architecture of the 1960s. The negative images of ...
  • Seeing Is Believing, The New Visual Environment
    Erickson, Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 23 Nov 1967, 182-192     Inhabiting a place about which we show the most fantastic ignorance. Ways of thinking that have made it impossible for us to realize just what the city is. The tendency to particularize, to specialize. The North American city gradually being destroyed, dismembered by righteous, logical but totally insensitive attitudes. Planners, ...
    Erickson, Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 23 Nov 1967, 182-192   Inhabiting a place about which we show the most fantastic ignorance. Ways ...
  • Town Planning
    Arthur, Prof. Eric R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 20 Jan 1944, 238-251     The Report of the City Planning Board in Toronto now before the City Council; evidence of its labours over the past year on exhibition at the Art Gallery of Ontario. The number of municipalities across Canada making postwar plans. Toronto at the head of a crusade. What would bring to ...
    Arthur, Prof. Eric R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 20 Jan 1944, 238-251   The Report of the City Planning Board in Toronto now before the ...
  • Toronto and Town Planning
    Lighthall, W.D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1912), 30 Mar 1911, 232-237     City planning in general, and the speaker's own convictions with regard to two or three strong points: that the matter is one of very great urgency at the present moment; that city planning is not essentially or merely a question of beautification or aesthetics, or of luxury so much as ...
    Lighthall, W.D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1912), 30 Mar 1911, 232-237   City planning in general, and the speaker's own convictions with regard to ...
  • The Megacity Debate
    Cox, Wendell; Gilchrist, Steve; Golden, Anne, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 26 Feb 1997, 434-450     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Wendell Cox A discussion of three fundamental problems with the proposed megacity: that it will weaken democracy; that it will not save money; that it threatens the city of which the people are so justly ...
    Cox, Wendell; Gilchrist, Steve; Golden, Anne, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 26 Feb 1997, 434-450   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian ...
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