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  • 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 ...
  • Between Friends—Maintaining Confidence Canada/U.S.A. Style
    Text  Collister, Ron, Esq., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 18 Nov 1976, 99-109     The personal views of Mr. Collister concerning various situations in Canada. The issue of Quebec separation and the role the United States might play. Lack of investment in Canada from the U.S. The need for new economic policies to help Quebec and all the provinces. The need for additional benefits ...
    Text  Collister, Ron, Esq., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 18 Nov 1976, 99-109   The personal views of Mr. Collister concerning various situations in Canada. The issue of Quebec separation and the role the United States might play. Lack of investment in Canada from ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • A British View of Canada
    Text  Langham, Right Honourable Lord Darling of, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 30 Sep 1926, 214-221     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Canadian hearts in the homeland. Some words from Lord Bramwell on socialism. Canada's peculiar position of being absolutely capable of governing itself, but proud to live under the flag of the British Empire, and under ...
    Text  Langham, Right Honourable Lord Darling of, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 30 Sep 1926, 214-221   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Canadian hearts in the homeland. Some words from Lord Bramwell on socialism. Canada's peculiar position ...
  • Canada & The United States—Partners in Freedom
    Text  Hopkins, John J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 18 Oct 1951, 50-64     The threat to both Canada and the United States which has developed into a menace since 1945 and 1946. The tension that the two countries share in common. The speaker's opportunity to come into contact and to appreciate the Canadian people, and to respect the tremendous industrial potential of Canada. ...
    Text  Hopkins, John J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 18 Oct 1951, 50-64   The threat to both Canada and the United States which has developed into a menace since 1945 and 1946. The tension that the two countries share in common. The speaker's ...
  • Canada and the United States—A Two-Way Street?
    Text  Graham, Katharine, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 14 Feb 1985, 313-325     The lack of interest in Canada by the United States. Impediments to the U.S.'s understanding and appreciation of Canada: incorrect assumptions, national characters shaped by different events, two forms of government, a misunderstood nature of trade partnership (with statistics), the unbalanced flow of information between Canada and the U.S. How ...
    Text  Graham, Katharine, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 14 Feb 1985, 313-325   The lack of interest in Canada by the United States. Impediments to the U.S.'s understanding and appreciation of Canada: incorrect assumptions, national characters shaped by different events, two forms of ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Canada/U.S. Relations: 1982
    Text  Robinson, The Honourable Paul H. Jr., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 25 Feb 1982, 288- 300     The many areas of common agreement between Canada and the U.S. including law, language, literature and a representative form of government. Canada and the U.S. as trading partners. The Joint Consultative Group. The concern of the National Energy Program. The U.S. quarrel with the retroactive aspect of the program, with ...
    Text  Robinson, The Honourable Paul H. Jr., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 25 Feb 1982, 288- 300   The many areas of common agreement between Canada and the U.S. including law, language, literature and a representative form of government. Canada and the U.S. as trading partners. The Joint ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Canada-U.S. Relations in the New Era; A Diplomat's View
    Text  de Chastelain, General John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 23 Jun 1993, 68-81     Five messages: "good relations between our two countries are vital for us both;" "the existence of good relations between the leaders of both countries is not absolutely vital, but it does make things a lot easier between us and it certainly makes life easier for those that have to manage ...
    Text  de Chastelain, General John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 23 Jun 1993, 68-81   Five messages: "good relations between our two countries are vital for us both;" "the existence of good relations between the leaders of both countries is not absolutely vital, but it ...
  • 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 ...
  • Canada—U.S. Relations—Some Thoughts about Public Diplomacy
    Text  Gotlieb, Allan E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 10 Nov 1983, 101-115     Differences between the two countries understood by Canadians, but perhaps not by Americans. Canadians not foreigners to Americans. Canadians behave differently; why is that important? Management of the differences. A complex relationship; possibly not greatly asymmetrical. An interdependence of interests. Acid rain. American foreign policy to Canada is really domestic ...
    Text  Gotlieb, Allan E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 10 Nov 1983, 101-115   Differences between the two countries understood by Canadians, but perhaps not by Americans. Canadians not foreigners to Americans. Canadians behave differently; why is that important? Management of the differences. A ...
  • Canadian -American Relations
    Text  McCutcheon, Senator the Honourable M. Wallace, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 12 Nov 1964, 74-84     Canada's obsession with threatened American domination, cultural, political, economic: an explanation or an excuse? An exploration of this issue. Points to bear in mind about Canada's proximity to the United States: some realities. The misconceptions of the question of Canadian-American economic relations. Putting the situation in perspective. What we share. ...
    Text  McCutcheon, Senator the Honourable M. Wallace, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 12 Nov 1964, 74-84   Canada's obsession with threatened American domination, cultural, political, economic: an explanation or an excuse? An exploration of this issue. Points to bear in mind about Canada's proximity to the United ...
  • Canadian and American Relations
    Text  Whitney, Honourable John Hay, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 5 Dec 1963, 130-136     Some remarks on the traumatic aftershock to the United States, following President Kennedy's assassination. Canada and the U.S. as joint inheritors, in the new world, of a common old world heritage—a sharing of the some goals, the same values. Speaking a common language in more than the dictionary sense. Problems ...
    Text  Whitney, Honourable John Hay, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 5 Dec 1963, 130-136   Some remarks on the traumatic aftershock to the United States, following President Kennedy's assassination. Canada and the U.S. as joint inheritors, in the new world, of a common old world ...
  • Canadian Foreign Policy in a Two Power World
    Text  Pearson, Hon. Lester B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 10 Apr 1951, 346-358     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The complicated and difficult time for foreign policy. Reasons why that is so. Scientific achievements outstripping social and moral development. The special difficulties of the formulation of foreign policy for a country like Canada. The ...
    Text  Pearson, Hon. Lester B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 10 Apr 1951, 346-358   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The complicated and difficult time for foreign policy. Reasons why that is so. Scientific achievements ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
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