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  • Issues in Canada-U.S. Relations
    Text  Wilkins, The Hon. David, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 1 Mar 2007, 313-324     The speaker's experience over the last 20 months that he has been in Canada. A conversation with friends rather than a formal speech, about four pressing issues. Accentuating the positive. The relationship between our two countries on the upswing. The four pressing issues: passports and the requirements of The Western ...
    Text  Wilkins, The Hon. David, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 1 Mar 2007, 313-324   The speaker's experience over the last 20 months that he has been in Canada. A conversation with friends rather than a formal speech, about four pressing issues. Accentuating the positive. ...
  • Canada-U.S. Relations: Our Common Cause Agenda in a Perilous World
    Text  Wilson, The Hon. Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 22 Jan 2007, 264-277     Promoting our national interests by working with the United States on many global and hemispheric issues. Canada and the U.s. as separate, sovereign entities - some convergences. Working together in common endeavour. Differing histories and formative experiences creating different traditions and domestic political drivers. The management of this relationship. How ...
    Text  Wilson, The Hon. Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 22 Jan 2007, 264-277   Promoting our national interests by working with the United States on many global and hemispheric issues. Canada and the U.s. as separate, sovereign entities - some convergences. Working together in ...
  • Making a Great Relationship Even Greater
    Text  Wilkins, His Excellency David H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 14 Nov 2005, 138-147     The speaker's experiences in Canada. What is tearing at the fabric of the very strong relationship between the United States and Canada. A thank you for Canada's efforts in the wake of Hurrican Katrina. Taking our security seriously. The issue of softwood lumber. The United States remaining firmly committed to ...
    Text  Wilkins, His Excellency David H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 14 Nov 2005, 138-147   The speaker's experiences in Canada. What is tearing at the fabric of the very strong relationship between the United States and Canada. A thank you for Canada's efforts in the ...
  • Canada-U.S. Relations
    Text  McKenna, His Excellency Mr. Frank, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 29 Sep 2005, 49-61     Looking for widsom. Becoming an ambassador. Being an ambassador. The Canadian side of the U.S. relationship. This week as a week of epiphany and why. Knowing ourselves. The dysfunctional United States Government and how that is so. Party discipline in Canada and how that makes us different. Comments on the ...
    Text  McKenna, His Excellency Mr. Frank, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 29 Sep 2005, 49-61   Looking for widsom. Becoming an ambassador. Being an ambassador. The Canadian side of the U.S. relationship. This week as a week of epiphany and why. Knowing ourselves. The dysfunctional United ...
  • A Perspective for Canadians: the Current State and Future Directions for Canada-U.S. Relations
    Text  Wallin, Pamela, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2004), 28 Apr 2003, 438-456     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Some early ipressions of Canada-U.S. relations through the eyes of a still-novice diplomat. The advantages of distance. Canadians. Americans. An old joke. Some personal history and reminiscences. 9/11 and its aftermath. Journalism. Some shared values ...
    Text  Wallin, Pamela, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2004), 28 Apr 2003, 438-456   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Some early ipressions of Canada-U.S. relations through the eyes of a still-novice diplomat. The advantages ...
  • Canada-U.S. Relations: A Midterm Report (Lessons My Poli Sci Prof Never Taught Me)
    Text  Kergin, Michael F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2004), 26 Sep 2002, 85-95     The global economy and how the United States dominates it. The challenges for Canada due to its proximity to this powerhouse. Overwhelming advantages, but some lessons learned - based on practice and not necessarily fitting in with political theory. Beginning with the events of September 11 and their dramatic impact ...
    Text  Kergin, Michael F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2004), 26 Sep 2002, 85-95   The global economy and how the United States dominates it. The challenges for Canada due to its proximity to this powerhouse. Overwhelming advantages, but some lessons learned - based on ...
  • Some Reflections on the War
    Text  O'Ryan, Major-General John F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 9 Oct 1924, 249-262     Personal reminiscences and anecdotes of the war. Lessons of war. Friendly rivalries between allied armies in the war. The Canadians and Americans, credited with livening up the war. The spirit of humor injected into situation that would otherwise be worse than they really were, characteristic of the Canadians and the ...
    Text  O'Ryan, Major-General John F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 9 Oct 1924, 249-262   Personal reminiscences and anecdotes of the war. Lessons of war. Friendly rivalries between allied armies in the war. The Canadians and Americans, credited with livening up the war. The spirit ...
  • Canada's Place Among the English-Speaking Nations
    Text  Whidden, Howard P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 28 Feb 1924, 97-108     The relations of the English-speaking nations as one of the most vital in things in the world's life at the present time. What the Empire stands for. Countries we think of when speaking of the English-speaking nations, and those we leave out. Narrowing down to talk about the United Kingdom, ...
    Text  Whidden, Howard P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 28 Feb 1924, 97-108   The relations of the English-speaking nations as one of the most vital in things in the world's life at the present time. What the Empire stands for. Countries we think ...
  • Joint Use of Energy Resources
    Text  Udall, Honorable Stewart L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1966), 15 Nov 1965, 70-80     A joint meeting of The Canadian Club of Toronto and The Empire Club of Canada. Some figures to show the relationship between Canada and the United States in terms of trade. The United States' use of Canadian raw materials, with example. The four pillars of the relationship: peace, freedom, respect, ...
    Text  Udall, Honorable Stewart L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1966), 15 Nov 1965, 70-80   A joint meeting of The Canadian Club of Toronto and The Empire Club of Canada. Some figures to show the relationship between Canada and the United States in terms of ...
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    Text  Reid, Mrs. Ogden, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1955), 10 Feb 1955, 182-190     Admiration for Canada's widespread prosperity. Living in what is called the electronic and atomic age. The presumption that we have experienced only the first small sample of what that means. Development of relatively recent invesntions, such as the use of electricity and broadcasting. The unfortunate fact that it took a ...
    Text  Reid, Mrs. Ogden, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1955), 10 Feb 1955, 182-190   Admiration for Canada's widespread prosperity. Living in what is called the electronic and atomic age. The presumption that we have experienced only the first small sample of what that means. ...
  • Around the United States in Twenty Minutes
    Text  Bowditch, Richard L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 19 Jan 1956, 169-178     Some remarks about relations between Canada and the United States, between Americans and Canadians. The speaker's affection for Canada and Canadians. A look at the United States. Topics covered including geography; climate; the effects of geography and climate on cultural development and political thinking; the size of the country; "thinking ...
    Text  Bowditch, Richard L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 19 Jan 1956, 169-178   Some remarks about relations between Canada and the United States, between Americans and Canadians. The speaker's affection for Canada and Canadians. A look at the United States. Topics covered including ...
  • The Relations of Canada, the Motherland and the United States
    Text  Birge, Cyrus A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1904), 18 Feb 1904, 74-83     This address was delivered from Mss. Previously prepared, and delivered before the Commercial Club, Providence, Rhode Island, U.S. Speaking from the viewpoint of a loyal Canadian. Canada's history which led up to the federation of what was at one time a series of scattered provinces into one great Dominion, peacefully ...
    Text  Birge, Cyrus A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1904), 18 Feb 1904, 74-83   This address was delivered from Mss. Previously prepared, and delivered before the Commercial Club, Providence, Rhode Island, U.S. Speaking from the viewpoint of a loyal Canadian. Canada's history which led ...
  • The International Waterways Treaty
    Text  Gibbons, Sir George C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1912), 6 Apr 1911, 241-252     The Joint Commission, known as the International Waterways Commission, undertaken by the United States and Canada to deal with the matter of the use of boundary waters. The composition of the Commission. A description of the great lake system. The all-important question of maintaining the level of this great system ...
    Text  Gibbons, Sir George C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1912), 6 Apr 1911, 241-252   The Joint Commission, known as the International Waterways Commission, undertaken by the United States and Canada to deal with the matter of the use of boundary waters. The composition of ...
  • British Politics and Reciprocity
    Text  Pratt, A.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1912), 9 Feb 1911, 186-193     Some impressions from the speaker of the recent British elections and then, from the viewpoint perhaps of an Imperialist, something as to Reciprocity. The extreme rapidity and suddenness with which Great Britain plunged from dissolution to voting at the polls, locked in combat the day the House dissolves with the ...
    Text  Pratt, A.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1912), 9 Feb 1911, 186-193   Some impressions from the speaker of the recent British elections and then, from the viewpoint perhaps of an Imperialist, something as to Reciprocity. The extreme rapidity and suddenness with which ...
  • The Fallacy of Nationalism
    Text  Grant, Prof. W.L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 11 Apr 1912, 222-228     The question of Nationalism in the modern sense rather a new thing. A nation, in the sense of a people with coherent boundaries awakening to a common consciousness really taking its rise only after the French Revolution. A brief historical review of such development. All the nationalistic strivings in Europe ...
    Text  Grant, Prof. W.L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 11 Apr 1912, 222-228   The question of Nationalism in the modern sense rather a new thing. A nation, in the sense of a people with coherent boundaries awakening to a common consciousness really taking ...
  • Boundary Waters Between Canada and the United States
    Text  McNaughton, General A.G.L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 6 Dec 1951, 121-136     Problems in relation to boundary waters and waters which cross the boundary between Canada and the United States. The difficult nature of the problems because of the technical considerations relating to the use of water; the complex nature because they involve matters which are of concern both within Canada, between ...
    Text  McNaughton, General A.G.L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 6 Dec 1951, 121-136   Problems in relation to boundary waters and waters which cross the boundary between Canada and the United States. The difficult nature of the problems because of the technical considerations relating ...
  • Continental Influences in Canadian Development
    Text  Hopkins, J. Castell, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1907), 28 Feb 1907, 228-243     The present-day Americanization of Canadian thought, Canadian habits, Canadian literature and the Canadian press. The possible consequences of such Americanization. The gradual but steady development of a non-British view of things. Ways in which public opinion in Canada has been formed and developed: a brief historical review. The sentiment of ...
    Text  Hopkins, J. Castell, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1907), 28 Feb 1907, 228-243   The present-day Americanization of Canadian thought, Canadian habits, Canadian literature and the Canadian press. The possible consequences of such Americanization. The gradual but steady development of a non-British view of ...
  • The Relations of Canada and the United States
    Text  Parkin, George R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 13 Feb 1908, 157-168     The fundamental question of the future of Canada resting in her connection with the Empire. Second to that, Canada must consider her relationship with the United States. The potential future for the U.S. The depth of the speaker's feelings with regard to the matter of getting a practical, statesmanlike view ...
    Text  Parkin, George R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 13 Feb 1908, 157-168   The fundamental question of the future of Canada resting in her connection with the Empire. Second to that, Canada must consider her relationship with the United States. The potential future ...
  • Good Neighbours
    Text  Wilson, Charles E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 6 Nov 1958, 79-90     The common bonds between Canada and the United States. What makes a democracy work. Some readings from "Law and Manners," a speech made by the Honourable Lord Moulton a number of years ago. The three great domains in which the relations between Canada and the United States could be grouped, ...
    Text  Wilson, Charles E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 6 Nov 1958, 79-90   The common bonds between Canada and the United States. What makes a democracy work. Some readings from "Law and Manners," a speech made by the Honourable Lord Moulton a number ...
  • Canada-United States Relations in the Eighties
    Text  MacDonald, the Honourable Flora, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 26 Mar 1981, 316-327     A look past constitutional reform to Canada's global position. A review of Canada's foreign policy and its implications for Canadians. International trade and the rise of protectionism. The current need to wait and see what the Reagan administration will do in the immediate future, and how it will react to ...
    Text  MacDonald, the Honourable Flora, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 26 Mar 1981, 316-327   A look past constitutional reform to Canada's global position. A review of Canada's foreign policy and its implications for Canadians. International trade and the rise of protectionism. The current need ...
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