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  • Groups: The Empire Club of Canada Addresses
  • Groups: The Empire Club of Canada Addresses
  • Canada Finds Her Voice
    Stringer, Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 14 Apr 1949, 316-326     Some words about Canadians from the speaker, and others. A discussion of Canadians, how we feel about ourselves, how others see us. Canadian literature. Canadian poetry. The time for a change in Canada. The change that is taking place. Canada finding her voice. An illustrative anecdote. The current changed status ...
    Stringer, Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 14 Apr 1949, 316-326   Some words about Canadians from the speaker, and others. A discussion of ...
  • Bell is Big Business
    Vincent, Marcel, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 23 Jan 1964, 186-194     The state of the Bell Company, letting the audience judge the part it plays in the state of the nation. The speaker's view that his company has an important role in the economic and social life of the country. Interest in his company's operation and its changes in response to ...
    Vincent, Marcel, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 23 Jan 1964, 186-194   The state of the Bell Company, letting the audience judge the part ...
  • A Battalion Commander's Experience in the First Year of the War
    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 ...
    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 ...
  • Britain's Experience of Public Ownership
    Smith, W. Richmond, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 22 Feb 1906, 184-203     The speaker's belief in the principle of municipal ownership of all essential public utilities. His regard as little short of criminal that any Municipal Council would part with the ownership and ultimate control of a franchise involving the use of the streets for the creation of a public service used ...
    Smith, W. Richmond, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 22 Feb 1906, 184-203   The speaker's belief in the principle of municipal ownership of all essential ...
  • Public Ownership of Public Utilities
    White, John Z., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 1 Feb 1906, 143-154     Increasingly heated controversy over the question of public ownership of public utilities. Arguments for and against. The issue as applied to the railroads. What's wrong with asking a railroader about railroads: the question not one of railroads, but of government. The railroad as a public function. The fundamental principle that ...
    White, John Z., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 1 Feb 1906, 143-154   Increasingly heated controversy over the question of public ownership of public utilities. ...
  • The Control of Public Utilities
    Hibbard, Lieut.-Col. F.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1912), 28 Feb 1910, 209-217     Mistaken ideas as to the purport or range of duties of the Public Utilities Commission. Drawing our attention to some of the marked modern tendencies in social and economic organization. The growth of very great cities. The demand and response to that demand for increased and increasing transportation facilities. The ...
    Hibbard, Lieut.-Col. F.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1912), 28 Feb 1910, 209-217   Mistaken ideas as to the purport or range of duties of the ...
  • Henry Ford As I Knew Him
    Mackendrick, Lt.-Col. W.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 3 May 1923, 191-192     A description of Mr. Ford as he saw him on his first interview with him some years ago; an interview which included a three-hour conversation. Some of Mr. Ford's beliefs with regard to work and family. Henry Ford as an organizer, and as a public servant. Reportedly, a conversation with ...
    Mackendrick, Lt.-Col. W.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 3 May 1923, 191-192   A description of Mr. Ford as he saw him on his first ...
  • Fulfilling Our Dreams: Ontario's Path to Growth and Prosperity
    Flaherty, Hon. Jim, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 16 Jan 2002, 320-329     Why the speaker if running for Premier of Ontario. The Ontario economy and what government can do. Some personal details. Some recent Ontario history. Some achievements from Mike Harris' plan in 1995. Work still to be done. The speaker's promise to do more if elected. Some solutions.
    Flaherty, Hon. Jim, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 16 Jan 2002, 320-329   Why the speaker if running for Premier of Ontario. The Ontario economy ...
  • The Imperial Significance of the Capture of Jerusalem
    Gould, Rev. Canon, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 20 Dec 1917, 60-69     The speaker's knowledge of the land of Palestine and the city of Jerusalem. Three out of five of the most prominent places in the country captured by the British forces. This area considered from a military operations standpoint, in some detail. The factor of weather conditions in Palestine. The Imperial ...
    Gould, Rev. Canon, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 20 Dec 1917, 60-69   The speaker's knowledge of the land of Palestine and the city of ...
  • Experiences of a Canadian Aviator in France
    Bishop, Major, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 10 Jan 1918, 70-85     The speaker's own experiences to show more or less what men in war go through. The life of the trenches. The life of a soldier when not on duty. Trying, when on the ground, to forget the work that has to be carried out in the air. The life of ...
    Bishop, Major, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 10 Jan 1918, 70-85   The speaker's own experiences to show more or less what men in ...
  • The Artillery at Passchendaele
    Massie, Major Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 17 Jan 1918, 86-96     the work this year at the front. Increases in terms of shell fire and difficulty over 1916. Daily casualties. Worsening ground conditions. The exceedingly good work done by other branches of the service such as aeroplane observation, medical corps, engineers and transport, with specific instances. The speaker's personal experience of ...
    Massie, Major Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 17 Jan 1918, 86-96   the work this year at the front. Increases in terms of shell ...
  • Experiences of an Infantryman at the Front
    Mavor, Major Wilfrid, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 31 Jan 1918, 97-102     What happens in a definite period from one big event to another. A sketch of the period in France from the time of Vimy Ridge until the Canadian corps was again allowed to go over the top. Casualties suffered during the offensive at Vimy Ridge. Disorganization when sent out to ...
    Mavor, Major Wilfrid, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 31 Jan 1918, 97-102   What happens in a definite period from one big event to another. ...
  • National and Social Reconstruction in Britain
    Davies, Rev. Trevor H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 7 Feb 1918, 103-111     A deepening consciousness of the significance and meaning of Empire over the last three years. Some words on Empire, and the British Empire. Considering now the spiritual unity of the British Empire. The most important social question that is facing Britain today: the movement for the greater equalizations of status ...
    Davies, Rev. Trevor H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 7 Feb 1918, 103-111   A deepening consciousness of the significance and meaning of Empire over the ...
  • Watching the Enemy
    Baldensperger, Capt. Fernan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 15 Feb 1918, 112-122     Comparing the early days of the war to the current situation. Knowing what we are about, and that we must carry it to the end. The years prior to the war. Signs of war as early as 1907. The symptoms of German preparedness half veiled from our eyes. One of ...
    Baldensperger, Capt. Fernan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 15 Feb 1918, 112-122   Comparing the early days of the war to the current situation. Knowing ...
  • Victorious Peace
    Smith, Walter George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 21 Feb 1918, 123-130     The principles upon which, and upon which only, peace can be made with the Central Powers of Europe, as stated by the President of the United States in his last address to Congress. The inception of this war based on the motive of robbery, and in its conduct has been ...
    Smith, Walter George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 21 Feb 1918, 123-130   The principles upon which, and upon which only, peace can be made ...
  • Civil Service Reform
    Wrong, Prof. G.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 28 Feb 1918, 131-139     Abolishing patronage, and why it should be abolished. What patronage means. The evils from patronage that we have in Canada. How and why Canada's patronage is so much worse than in the United States. Consequences of patronage. Inefficiencies and costs of patronage. Instances and illustrative anecdotes of patronage. The speaker's ...
    Wrong, Prof. G.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 28 Feb 1918, 131-139   Abolishing patronage, and why it should be abolished. What patronage means. The ...
  • The Importance of the Mesopotamian Campaign to the British Empire
    McClain, B.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 7 Mar 1918, 140-150     The need for the different portions of the British Empire to take a larger and deeper interest in the other parts as something that has become evident throughout the war. Linking up the East and the West. India's troops, sent forth at the outbreak of the war to Persia. The ...
    McClain, B.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 7 Mar 1918, 140-150   The need for the different portions of the British Empire to take ...
  • The Present Outlook and a Parallel
    Denison, Col. G.T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 14 Mar 1918, 151-160     No time for pessimism. Now a more serious outlook than at any time since the battle of the Marne. The Germans' success in getting control of almost the whole of the eastern part of Europe. The secret of the intrigues that led to the breaking down of Rumania and Russia. ...
    Denison, Col. G.T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 14 Mar 1918, 151-160   No time for pessimism. Now a more serious outlook than at any ...
  • Denmark and the War
    Bech, George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 21 Mar 1918, 161-175     Interest in Denmark by Canada. The many difficulties through which Denmark has passed in these war years. Denmark's present economic and political status. A consideration of the period that has passed since the early sixties when those two States against which the allied nations now defend themselves took away from ...
    Bech, George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 21 Mar 1918, 161-175   Interest in Denmark by Canada. The many difficulties through which Denmark has ...
  • The British Front in the Great Offensive
    MacKendrick, Lieut.-Col. W.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 27 Mar 1918, 176-187     The speaker's experiences in road building, and how he applied that in France. A detailed description of his experiences in France. A description of the roads built, and of what they were made. How materials were obtained. Obtaining and training the men who did the building of the roads. The ...
    MacKendrick, Lieut.-Col. W.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 27 Mar 1918, 176-187   The speaker's experiences in road building, and how he applied that in ...
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