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  • After September 11, Trust in Each Other and Hope for Tomorrow
    Text  Brown, Richard H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 11 Oct 2001, 137-147     The transformation of EDS. The importance of trust. How EDS responded to the events of September 11. Characterizing September 11. Dangers ahead. Trust as a casualty of September 11. National security. Ways in which EDS is ready. Finding a balance between security and activity. In the U.S., thinking about how ...
    Text  Brown, Richard H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 11 Oct 2001, 137-147   The transformation of EDS. The importance of trust. How EDS responded to the events of September 11. Characterizing September 11. Dangers ahead. Trust as a casualty of September 11. National ...
  • Atom and Empire
    Text  Solandt, Dr. O.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 30 Apr 1953, 348-360     Dr. Solandt's recent return from a brief trip to India and Pakistan, and his attendance at a meeting of the Commonwealth Advisory Committee on Defence Science. This visit and an earlier one to Australia turning his thoughts towards the research and especially defence research that is going on throughout the ...
    Text  Solandt, Dr. O.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 30 Apr 1953, 348-360   Dr. Solandt's recent return from a brief trip to India and Pakistan, and his attendance at a meeting of the Commonwealth Advisory Committee on Defence Science. This visit and an ...
  • Australia and Her Relations to the British Empire
    Text  Reid, Right Honourable Sir George H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 5 Sep 1912, 1-11     Australia and Canada, together representing seven millions of square miles of British territory, 7/12 of the whole area of the British Empire. A glance backwards to say a word or two about the early relations between Great Britain and Australia, from 1788. The gift of self-government to the people of ...
    Text  Reid, Right Honourable Sir George H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 5 Sep 1912, 1-11   Australia and Canada, together representing seven millions of square miles of British territory, 7/12 of the whole area of the British Empire. A glance backwards to say a word or ...
  • 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 Her Defence Forces
    Text  Pearkes, Major-General George R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 29 Nov 1945, 122-134     One or two thought-provoking ideas which the speaker hopes the audience will ponder over. Canada's Defence Departments now fully occupied in repatriating the soldiers, sailors and airmen from overseas and demobilizing those that they have brought back from Europe and from the Far Eastern theatre. The repatriation policy. Problems with ...
    Text  Pearkes, Major-General George R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 29 Nov 1945, 122-134   One or two thought-provoking ideas which the speaker hopes the audience will ponder over. Canada's Defence Departments now fully occupied in repatriating the soldiers, sailors and airmen from overseas and ...
  • Canada's Defence Force—Its Relationship to the World Conflict
    Text  Constantine, Major-General C.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 16 Apr 1942, 380-391     Bringing the Reserve Army up to strength. Our job today to provide money, munitions, and men, and to hold high morale, in order that those who know best how and where to use them, may have them in the proper times and places and quantities to give us final and ...
    Text  Constantine, Major-General C.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 16 Apr 1942, 380-391   Bringing the Reserve Army up to strength. Our job today to provide money, munitions, and men, and to hold high morale, in order that those who know best how and ...
  • Canada's Defence Forces
    Text  Alexander, Brigadier R.O., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 20 Apr 1939, 377-392     A picture of Canada's defence forces. Canada's defence forces today consisting of naval, military and air forces functioning separately under their own laws, but controlled and administered under the Minister of National Defence, assisted by a Council, representative of all the services. Some details of administrative structure in the three ...
    Text  Alexander, Brigadier R.O., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 20 Apr 1939, 377-392   A picture of Canada's defence forces. Canada's defence forces today consisting of naval, military and air forces functioning separately under their own laws, but controlled and administered under the Minister ...
  • Canada's Reserve Army
    Text  Browne, Major-General B.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 18 Mar 1943, 410-425     The Reserve Army, today new in its tasks and its opportunities. The Reserve Army formerly known as "the militia." A description and history of the Militia. The Military Act, amended in 1927. The revulsion against military service following the first World War. Forgetting that the price of peace has always ...
    Text  Browne, Major-General B.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 18 Mar 1943, 410-425   The Reserve Army, today new in its tasks and its opportunities. The Reserve Army formerly known as "the militia." A description and history of the Militia. The Military Act, amended ...
  • Challenges and Choices
    Text  The Honourable Douglas Young, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 2 Dec 1996, 259-267     Identifying the developments that are likely to shape the challenges for global security in the initial years of the next century. Evidence of geopolitical manoeuvering with the United States, Russia, China and the European Community, among others, re-evaluating their roles in an uncertain world: a short review. A number of ...
    Text  The Honourable Douglas Young, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 2 Dec 1996, 259-267   Identifying the developments that are likely to shape the challenges for global security in the initial years of the next century. Evidence of geopolitical manoeuvering with the United States, Russia, ...
  • Combined Strength for Defence
    Text  Doolittle, General James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 11 Nov 1955, 90-100     The realization of the threat of new and extremely powerful weapon systems to the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States. Meeting the challenge of defence, guided by two basic principles: that we could maintain the peace only through strength, through the creation of a superior military force-in-being; and that ...
    Text  Doolittle, General James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 11 Nov 1955, 90-100   The realization of the threat of new and extremely powerful weapon systems to the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States. Meeting the challenge of defence, guided by two basic ...
  • The Commercial Congress of the Empire at Sydney
    Text  Cockshut, W.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 9 Feb 1910, 132-139     The matter of Empire Unity. The speaker's representation of Toronto and Ontario at the Congress of the Chambers of Commerce of the Empire in Sydney, Australia. Ways in which this gathering was unique. The three most important questions that the speaker believes the Congress dealt with out of the fifty ...
    Text  Cockshut, W.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 9 Feb 1910, 132-139   The matter of Empire Unity. The speaker's representation of Toronto and Ontario at the Congress of the Chambers of Commerce of the Empire in Sydney, Australia. Ways in which this ...
  • Conclusions As To The Future
    Text  Mann, Major-General C. Churchill, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 28 Apr 1949, 341-354     A presentation of the principal factors which will influence the course of events for the next decade in our relations with Russia, and the drawing of clear, concise, and unmistakable conclusions. The speaker has organized his presentation under the following headings, with a brief elaboration after each point. Our Two ...
    Text  Mann, Major-General C. Churchill, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 28 Apr 1949, 341-354   A presentation of the principal factors which will influence the course of events for the next decade in our relations with Russia, and the drawing of clear, concise, and unmistakable ...
  • Defence and the North
    Text  Campney, Hon. Ralph, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 12 Apr 1956, 327-340     How the times have changed, defence wise. Hope for permanent peace resting more and more on the growing unity and strength of the free nations. Dependency on the success of NATO. Canada's achievements and developments in recent years. The ability to adjust. The importance of national defence to Canada. What ...
    Text  Campney, Hon. Ralph, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 12 Apr 1956, 327-340   How the times have changed, defence wise. Hope for permanent peace resting more and more on the growing unity and strength of the free nations. Dependency on the success of ...
  • The Defence of the Empire
    Text  Allan, Colonel James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 6 May 1913, 225-232     The problem of Empire defence, perhaps of more interest to New Zealand than to any other portion of the great Empire to which we are all proud to belong. The position of New Zealand. The inability of New Zealand to stand alone, hence the importance of the Empire standing together. ...
    Text  Allan, Colonel James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 6 May 1913, 225-232   The problem of Empire defence, perhaps of more interest to New Zealand than to any other portion of the great Empire to which we are all proud to belong. The ...
  • The Development of Air Power In Canada
    Text  Gibson, Hon. Colin, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 28 Feb 1946, 256-270     Outlining Canada's plans for the future of the Royal Canadian Air Force. Some history of the Canadian Air Force, less than 30 years old. Canadians in the First World War joining the Royal Flying Corps, the Royal Naval Air Service, and later, the Royal Air Force overseas. The names of ...
    Text  Gibson, Hon. Colin, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 28 Feb 1946, 256-270   Outlining Canada's plans for the future of the Royal Canadian Air Force. Some history of the Canadian Air Force, less than 30 years old. Canadians in the First World War ...
  • Empire Unity—The Bulwark of Civilization
    Text  Croft, Brigadier-General Sir Henry Page, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 30 Aug 1938, 19-29     Promoting reciprocal trade as the shortest basis perhaps of Empire unity. The vital nature of the unity today if the great fraternity of people is to take its part in leading civilization back to sanity, progress and prosperity. The preference policy of reciprocity in 1931-32. What that policy has done ...
    Text  Croft, Brigadier-General Sir Henry Page, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 30 Aug 1938, 19-29   Promoting reciprocal trade as the shortest basis perhaps of Empire unity. The vital nature of the unity today if the great fraternity of people is to take its part in ...
  • England's Greatest Needs
    Text  Edwards, Major W.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1912), 22 Dec 1910, 130-138     Speaking as a lover of England, and also as a friendly critic of some of England's institutions, and of the trend of thought prevailing there today. Suffering in Britain from what might be described as a slumberous condition of patriotism today; also from a slumberous Imperialism, a loss of the ...
    Text  Edwards, Major W.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1912), 22 Dec 1910, 130-138   Speaking as a lover of England, and also as a friendly critic of some of England's institutions, and of the trend of thought prevailing there today. Suffering in Britain from ...
  • Exercise Sweetbriar
    Text  Solandt, Omond McKillop, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 30 Mar 1950, 276-293     The speaker addresses the audience in the place of the Honourable Brooke Claxton, Minister of National Defence, who was attending the meeting of North Atlantic Defence Ministers at The Hague. First, a tribute to the memory of the late Laurence Steinhardt, the United States Ambassador to Canada. "Exercise Sweetbriar" an ...
    Text  Solandt, Omond McKillop, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 30 Mar 1950, 276-293   The speaker addresses the audience in the place of the Honourable Brooke Claxton, Minister of National Defence, who was attending the meeting of North Atlantic Defence Ministers at The Hague. ...
  • Impact of Strategy on Recent Developments
    Text  Simonds, Lieutenant-General Guy G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1958), 14 Nov 1957, 87-98     Stirring public interest in the subject of Defence for two reasons: the belief that the threat that confronts the free world is real and dangerous; the proportion of effort represented in the collection of the taxpayers' money that goes in defence has been very heavy over the past few years. ...
    Text  Simonds, Lieutenant-General Guy G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1958), 14 Nov 1957, 87-98   Stirring public interest in the subject of Defence for two reasons: the belief that the threat that confronts the free world is real and dangerous; the proportion of effort represented ...
  • Imperial Co-operation in Defence and Trade
    Text  Croft, H. Page, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 12 Sep 1912, 12-20     The very great awakening in the British Isles as to the true meaning of Empire. Recent events that have entirely altered the outlook of the average British citizen upon Canadian affairs. An interest and affection that has been created and which the speaker believes neither time nor stress will obliterate. ...
    Text  Croft, H. Page, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 12 Sep 1912, 12-20   The very great awakening in the British Isles as to the true meaning of Empire. Recent events that have entirely altered the outlook of the average British citizen upon Canadian ...
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