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  • Canada and the Colombo Plan
    Text  Cavell, Nik, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 4 Dec 1952, 112-128     A joint meeting with the Toronto Branch, United Nations Association in Canada. A description of the Colombo Plan. Misconceptions about the Plan. The background to its origins. The name of the Plan and from whence it comes. The Commonwealth Consultative Committee; the custodian of the Plan. The Committee's practical plan ...
    Text  Cavell, Nik, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 4 Dec 1952, 112-128   A joint meeting with the Toronto Branch, United Nations Association in Canada. A description of the Colombo Plan. Misconceptions about the Plan. The background to its origins. The name of ...
  • Canada and the Third World
    Text  Gerin-Lajoie, Paul, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 13 Nov 1975, 124-135     Inflation as a world-wide problem. The importance of international relationships, including those with developing countries. Responsibilities and opportunities for the Canadian business community. Tools of Development: International development. The role of the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA). Benefits for the Canadian economy. The range of involvement throughout Canada. Some statistics. ...
    Text  Gerin-Lajoie, Paul, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 13 Nov 1975, 124-135   Inflation as a world-wide problem. The importance of international relationships, including those with developing countries. Responsibilities and opportunities for the Canadian business community. Tools of Development: International development. The role ...
  • The Canadian Economy in International Development
    Text  Dupuy, Michel, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 3 Nov 1977, 83-94     Why is Canada in the aid business and are we doing it well? The significance of Canada's aid program for our national interests and the Canadian economy. What Canada's foreign aid packages do for Canada. The dangers inherent in an ever-increasing economic and social gap between rich and poor nations. ...
    Text  Dupuy, Michel, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 3 Nov 1977, 83-94   Why is Canada in the aid business and are we doing it well? The significance of Canada's aid program for our national interests and the Canadian economy. What Canada's foreign ...
  • Challenge from the Americas
    Text  Randall, S.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1962), 26 Oct 1961, 22-34     Two examples of merchandising in foreign markets. Prospecting for needers. Great economic changes in Europe. Effect on Canada if we don't prepare. World trade. Uncertain markets. Canada's imbalance of trade, particularly with the United States as one of the largest in the world. Steps taken to solve our present economic ...
    Text  Randall, S.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1962), 26 Oct 1961, 22-34   Two examples of merchandising in foreign markets. Prospecting for needers. Great economic changes in Europe. Effect on Canada if we don't prepare. World trade. Uncertain markets. Canada's imbalance of trade, ...
  • Combined Operations
    Text  Thorneycroft, Peter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1955), 11 Jun 1954, 1-5     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian Club of Toronto and the Board of Trade, Toronto. A look outside the field of Canadian-United Kingdom trade, and see how jointly we should face the world beyond. The certainty that we must face it together, and that ...
    Text  Thorneycroft, Peter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1955), 11 Jun 1954, 1-5   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian Club of Toronto and the Board of Trade, Toronto. A look outside the field of Canadian-United Kingdom trade, ...
  • Developing Countries—New Directions
    Text  Callander, Robert J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 20 Nov 1986, 125-134     Some realities about the current global economic situation. One-third of the world controls two-thirds of its wealth. Between now and the year 2000 more than two billion more people will be in the developing world. Some positive developments over the last four years. Some stabilization of some of the basic ...
    Text  Callander, Robert J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 20 Nov 1986, 125-134   Some realities about the current global economic situation. One-third of the world controls two-thirds of its wealth. Between now and the year 2000 more than two billion more people will ...
  • Developing Nations: Our Future Depends on Them
    Text  Hatcher, Dr. Stanley, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 21 Nov 1991, 224-233     The importance of a reliable source of electricity. Correcting the imbalance amongst nations and developing nations. Huge energy demands in conflict with a healthy environment. Population statistics and their implication for the future. Finding ample and reliable energy. A review of various energy sources. The situation in Canada. Recommendations and ...
    Text  Hatcher, Dr. Stanley, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 21 Nov 1991, 224-233   The importance of a reliable source of electricity. Correcting the imbalance amongst nations and developing nations. Huge energy demands in conflict with a healthy environment. Population statistics and their implication ...
  • Diamond Jubilee Dinner
    Text  Douglas-Home, The Right Honourable Sir Alec, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 11 Feb 1964, 215-237     Following toasts and other formalities, Sir Alec Douglas-Home begins with a "bold proposition" that there is today a change coming over the world. The speaker offers a broad review of world politics beginning with the state of affairs between the Communist and non-Communist countries, between East and West. Then, a ...
    Text  Douglas-Home, The Right Honourable Sir Alec, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 11 Feb 1964, 215-237   Following toasts and other formalities, Sir Alec Douglas-Home begins with a "bold proposition" that there is today a change coming over the world. The speaker offers a broad review of ...
  • The Economic Challenge to the West
    Text  Jenkins, The Right Hon. Roy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1969), 4 Oct 1968, 1-14     The economic challenge to the Western world. The responsibility and the duty of leadership for preserving world economic order falling on the small group of wealthy economic countries of the West, including the United Kingdom and Canada. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD): the statement of aims. These ...
    Text  Jenkins, The Right Hon. Roy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1969), 4 Oct 1968, 1-14   The economic challenge to the Western world. The responsibility and the duty of leadership for preserving world economic order falling on the small group of wealthy economic countries of the ...
  • Empire Into Commonwealth
    Text  Arden-Clarke, Sir Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 23 Apr 1959, 318-326     The transformation of the old-style Empire of dependent Colonies and Protectorates into a new-style Commonwealth of sovereign independent states and nations. Effects of such transformation. Three questions that the speaker is often asked with regard to this transformation: Is the grant of independence to these African Colonies a new concept ...
    Text  Arden-Clarke, Sir Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 23 Apr 1959, 318-326   The transformation of the old-style Empire of dependent Colonies and Protectorates into a new-style Commonwealth of sovereign independent states and nations. Effects of such transformation. Three questions that the speaker ...
  • Financing of World Development
    Text  Conable, Barber, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 5 Oct 1987, 28-36     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The realities of the global economic scene, and the opportunities needed to grasp if that scene is to be changed for the better. The World Bank as a development institution. How the World Bank has ...
    Text  Conable, Barber, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 5 Oct 1987, 28-36   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The realities of the global economic scene, and the opportunities needed to grasp if that ...
  • The Free World's Stake in the Under-Developed Countries
    Text  Williams, Governor G. Mennen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 9 Apr 1959, 299-308     The free world's stake in the underdeveloped countries, particularly the emerging nations in Africa and Asia. Cooperative international action that could be taken by Canada and the United States. Some remembrances of past cooperative actions by Canadians and Americans. A proposal for a new approach to economic aid. The need ...
    Text  Williams, Governor G. Mennen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 9 Apr 1959, 299-308   The free world's stake in the underdeveloped countries, particularly the emerging nations in Africa and Asia. Cooperative international action that could be taken by Canada and the United States. Some ...
  • The Gap Between Them and Us
    Text  Leger, His Eminence, Paul-Emile, Cardinal, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 14 Feb 1974, 224-233     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Cardinal Leger's own experiences and background working in Africa. The immense disparity between in the standard of living in developed and undeveloped countries. The energy crisis for the developed world vs. the food crisis for ...
    Text  Leger, His Eminence, Paul-Emile, Cardinal, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 14 Feb 1974, 224-233   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Cardinal Leger's own experiences and background working in Africa. The immense disparity between in the ...
  • India and the Sixties
    Text  Venkatachar, The Hon. C.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 28 Jan 1960, 174-186     The accomplishments of India over the past ten years. The significance and meaning of what India has been striving for. The nature of Indian society now and in the past, and in transition. The modernization of India: some decisions made. Democratic processes which provide the institutional framework for India. The ...
    Text  Venkatachar, The Hon. C.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 28 Jan 1960, 174-186   The accomplishments of India over the past ten years. The significance and meaning of what India has been striving for. The nature of Indian society now and in the past, ...
  • India In The Commonwealth
    Text  Desai, M.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1967), 8 Dec 1966, 125-133     The role of India in the Commonwealth. One of the characteristics of India, and of other countries in the Commonwealth. The origin and history of the word and concept of "Empire." A review of the birth of the Commonwealth of Nations and other events after the Second World War. India's ...
    Text  Desai, M.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1967), 8 Dec 1966, 125-133   The role of India in the Commonwealth. One of the characteristics of India, and of other countries in the Commonwealth. The origin and history of the word and concept of ...
  • International Development—Canada's Centennial Challenge
    Text  Strong, Maurice F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1967), 26 Jan 1967, 172-186     The widening of the gap between the rich nations and the poor nations over the last decade. Consequences, as seen throughout history, of failing to heed the cries of hungry people on the march. Assistance to the needy and under-privileged beginning with the Christian missionary movement, but large-scale government-to-government aid ...
    Text  Strong, Maurice F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1967), 26 Jan 1967, 172-186   The widening of the gap between the rich nations and the poor nations over the last decade. Consequences, as seen throughout history, of failing to heed the cries of hungry ...
  • Mining in an Underdeveloped Country of Africa
    Text  Prain, Sir Ronald L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 23 Apr 1964, 351-361     Africa and Rhodesia. Canada and Rhodesia as the two greatest copper producing countries in the Commonwealth. Characteristics of the two widely different backgrounds against which this copper is produced. The failure to bridge the gap between the "have" nations and the "have not" nations. The creation of opportunity in vast ...
    Text  Prain, Sir Ronald L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 23 Apr 1964, 351-361   Africa and Rhodesia. Canada and Rhodesia as the two greatest copper producing countries in the Commonwealth. Characteristics of the two widely different backgrounds against which this copper is produced. The ...
  • The Modern Commonwealth
    Text  His Grace The Duke of Devonshire, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 30 Oct 1967, 127-143     The multi-racial Commonwealth. Changes in the Commonwealth over the last 20 years. The Commonwealth today. The Commonwealth's problems and the world's problems due to the astonishing growth that has taken place in the past 18 years. Fostering the ideal of a Commonwealth. The great road that the Commonwealth has to ...
    Text  His Grace The Duke of Devonshire, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 30 Oct 1967, 127-143   The multi-racial Commonwealth. Changes in the Commonwealth over the last 20 years. The Commonwealth today. The Commonwealth's problems and the world's problems due to the astonishing growth that has taken ...
  • A New Look At Foreign Aid
    Text  Randall, Hon. S.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1966), 14 Apr 1966, 319-332     Canada's annual expenditure on foreign aid. Response to the questions "Are we getting our money's worth? Why do we give away 400 million dollars? Does it do any good? Should it be more? Should it be less? Just what is the objective?" A clarification of these points by citing some ...
    Text  Randall, Hon. S.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1966), 14 Apr 1966, 319-332   Canada's annual expenditure on foreign aid. Response to the questions "Are we getting our money's worth? Why do we give away 400 million dollars? Does it do any good? Should ...
  • Our Present Discontents
    Text  Roll of Ipsden, The Right Honourable Lord, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 20 Mar 1980, 308-318     A number of tendencies that present very serious problems and that may, in the relatively near future, cause us even greater difficulties. The question of the industrial and economic consequences of new technologies, with examples and consequences. The problems with the "era of rising expectations." The changed relationship between the ...
    Text  Roll of Ipsden, The Right Honourable Lord, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 20 Mar 1980, 308-318   A number of tendencies that present very serious problems and that may, in the relatively near future, cause us even greater difficulties. The question of the industrial and economic consequences ...
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