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  • Annual Meeting and Ladies Night/Our Nation Considered as an Ethical Idea
    Text  Hearst, Sir William; Wilkinson, Ellis H.; Davies, Rev. Trevor H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 10 Jan 1922, 356-373     A review of the year by Mr. Hearst, and some words about The Empire Club. President-Elect Wilkinson then spoke briefly about his predecessors and about the coming year. Mr. J. Black Perry, a past president of The Empire Club, thanked Sir William Hearst for his service as President. Dr. Davies ...
    Text  Hearst, Sir William; Wilkinson, Ellis H.; Davies, Rev. Trevor H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 10 Jan 1922, 356-373   A review of the year by Mr. Hearst, and some words about The Empire Club. President-Elect Wilkinson then spoke briefly about his predecessors and about the coming year. Mr. J. ...
  • Britain and Canada in the Post-Imperial Era
    Text  Ford, Sir John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 15 Feb 1979, 230-238     Personal ideas about Britain and Canada in the post-imperial era, dating from 1945. The differences in the Commonwealth before then, and after. Main differences include the emergence of the Soviet Union and the United States as superpowers; the United Nations as a new force; the quasi monopoly position of the ...
    Text  Ford, Sir John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 15 Feb 1979, 230-238   Personal ideas about Britain and Canada in the post-imperial era, dating from 1945. The differences in the Commonwealth before then, and after. Main differences include the emergence of the Soviet ...
  • Britain Today
    Text  Callaghan, The Rt. Hon. James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 14 Sep 1976, 8-23     A reference to Canada's growing significance in world affairs, citing the expected membership of the Security Council of the United Nations next year, a joint chairmanship of the Conference on International Economic Co-operation, Canada's contributions to the United Nations Peace-keeping Forces, and Canada's role in the defence of the North ...
    Text  Callaghan, The Rt. Hon. James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 14 Sep 1976, 8-23   A reference to Canada's growing significance in world affairs, citing the expected membership of the Security Council of the United Nations next year, a joint chairmanship of the Conference on ...
  • Canada and the League of Nations
    Text  Seager, Rev. C.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 24 Apr 1924, 210-222     Canada's particular, specific relation to the League of Nations. Activities and success of the League of Nations. The significance of the International Court of Justice. What the League really stands for. Seeing in the League of Nations the beginning of a great new thing which the speaker ventures to call ...
    Text  Seager, Rev. C.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 24 Apr 1924, 210-222   Canada's particular, specific relation to the League of Nations. Activities and success of the League of Nations. The significance of the International Court of Justice. What the League really stands ...
  • Canada in a Changing World
    Text  MacDonald, The Honourable Flora, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 4 Oct 1979, 17-34     The political realities of the world we live in: a short historical review and then a discussion of changes that have taken place and the realities of today. Some global events that have changed the world, such as the re-emergence of China onto the world stage, the demise of two ...
    Text  MacDonald, The Honourable Flora, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 4 Oct 1979, 17-34   The political realities of the world we live in: a short historical review and then a discussion of changes that have taken place and the realities of today. Some global ...
  • Canada's Adversary System—Is There an Alternative?
    Text  McDermott, Dennis, Esq., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 3 Mar 1977, 269-283     The so-called adversary system in labour relations in Canada. Questions to be asked, issues involved. A look at West Germany and its trade union movement. Other examples in Yugoslavia and Sweden. A look at Canada and what factors from other countries might apply here. Another look at those countries with ...
    Text  McDermott, Dennis, Esq., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 3 Mar 1977, 269-283   The so-called adversary system in labour relations in Canada. Questions to be asked, issues involved. A look at West Germany and its trade union movement. Other examples in Yugoslavia and ...
  • Canada's Impact on World Affairs
    Text  Bassett, John Jr., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 16 Jun 1955, 1-13     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto and the Life Underwriters Association. A personal report of a recent trip to Europe. The speaker's opportunity to meet and speak with the important political leaders of Italy, France, Belgium and Great Britain; also to ...
    Text  Bassett, John Jr., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 16 Jun 1955, 1-13   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto and the Life Underwriters Association. A personal report of a recent trip to Europe. The ...
  • 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: 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 ...
  • The Canadian Foreign Service as a Career
    Text  Ritchie, The Honourable Charles S.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 29 Oct 1964, 54-62     Some personal reminiscences of when the speaker joined the Department of External Affairs some 30 years previous. The foreign service now grown up. The nature and description of the foreign service. Co-operation between government departments in the promotion and safeguarding of Canadian interests abroad. Some comments on the "glamour and ...
    Text  Ritchie, The Honourable Charles S.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 29 Oct 1964, 54-62   Some personal reminiscences of when the speaker joined the Department of External Affairs some 30 years previous. The foreign service now grown up. The nature and description of the foreign ...
  • Defence, Sovereignty, and Our Responsibility in the Canadian North
    Text  Beatty, The Hon. Perrin, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 2 Jun 1988, 1-12     Some of the key developments in the dramatic improvements in East-West relations. Prospects for further progress to come. Where to go from here. Agenda in light of these developments. The strong contribution of NATO; continuing from that strength. Mr. Gorbachev's reforms; what they mean, what they will require; difficulties he ...
    Text  Beatty, The Hon. Perrin, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 2 Jun 1988, 1-12   Some of the key developments in the dramatic improvements in East-West relations. Prospects for further progress to come. Where to go from here. Agenda in light of these developments. The ...
  • Empire Problems of Today
    Text  Cavan, General, The Earl of, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 19 Dec 1921, 365-378     An address by General, The Earl of Cavan, K.P., G.C.M.G., K.C.B., at a dinner given in his honour. The commitments that all we members of the British Empire have to fulfil at this minute. A review of some of the moments in Canada's history when she supported the British Empire. ...
    Text  Cavan, General, The Earl of, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 19 Dec 1921, 365-378   An address by General, The Earl of Cavan, K.P., G.C.M.G., K.C.B., at a dinner given in his honour. The commitments that all we members of the British Empire have to ...
  • Europe, NATO and North America and their Future Relationships
    Text  Williams, Alan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 20 Feb 1975, 246-255     A narrowing of topics to the "evolt" of Europe, and the Atlantic Alliance. Britain on the verge of a referendum to determine whether it will remain in Europe. Negotiation of terms of entry for the European Community. Factors affecting whether or not the terms will be known by the time ...
    Text  Williams, Alan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 20 Feb 1975, 246-255   A narrowing of topics to the "evolt" of Europe, and the Atlantic Alliance. Britain on the verge of a referendum to determine whether it will remain in Europe. Negotiation of ...
  • The Foreign Policy of the N.R.A.
    Text  Scroggs, William O., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 21 Mar 1935, 316-328     A discussion of the foreign policy of the New Deal in the United States. The foreign policy much less complex than the domestic policy. Some words and background on Mr. Roosevelt. The strict nationalist policy followed by the Roosevelt Administration during its first year. Measures of economic collaboration as a ...
    Text  Scroggs, William O., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 21 Mar 1935, 316-328   A discussion of the foreign policy of the New Deal in the United States. The foreign policy much less complex than the domestic policy. Some words and background on Mr. ...
  • Fraternity and Patriotism
    Text  Andrews, Honourable W.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 27 Mar 1913, 194-201     A brief review of the history and civilization. Thoughts of the great men of history with regard to the rights of the individuals. How fraternity brought that, the spirit and doctrine underlying the genuine progress of modern times in the unfolding of the privileges of the present day for the ...
    Text  Andrews, Honourable W.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 27 Mar 1913, 194-201   A brief review of the history and civilization. Thoughts of the great men of history with regard to the rights of the individuals. How fraternity brought that, the spirit and ...
  • Hazel's Hope - A Vision of World Citizenship
    Text  McCallion, Her Worship, Hazel, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 22 Jun 2006, 554-559     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Royal Commonwealth Society. Some introductory remarks about Mississauga and the speaker's role as Mayor of that city. A focus on visits to two commonwealth countries - India and Tanzania. The visit to Tanzania with World Vision Canada. The despair ...
    Text  McCallion, Her Worship, Hazel, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 22 Jun 2006, 554-559   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Royal Commonwealth Society. Some introductory remarks about Mississauga and the speaker's role as Mayor of that city. A focus ...
  • How Canada Does It and Other Social Diseases
    Text  Amiel, Barbara, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 4 Feb 1982, 237-257     "Here in Canada, in the Western world, we are inside the walls. Outside the walls are the barbarians." This is an image repeated throughout the address, to emphasize the Free World vs. the not-Free World. The speaker continues to examine the world political situation, especially with regard to countries that ...
    Text  Amiel, Barbara, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 4 Feb 1982, 237-257   "Here in Canada, in the Western world, we are inside the walls. Outside the walls are the barbarians." This is an image repeated throughout the address, to emphasize the Free ...
  • How Fast Can Men Change? (New Patterns of International Relations)
    Text  Mead, Dr. Margaret, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1957), 18 Apr 1957, 336-351     A clarification that the "Men" in the title refers to Mankind. A brief reference to the speaker's last trip back to the Pacific where she had previously studied a group of people 25 years ago. Observations and changes 25 years later. The conclusion that "if people are going to have ...
    Text  Mead, Dr. Margaret, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1957), 18 Apr 1957, 336-351   A clarification that the "Men" in the title refers to Mankind. A brief reference to the speaker's last trip back to the Pacific where she had previously studied a group ...
  • Internationalism
    Text  Anderson, Right Reverend Charles P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 6 May 1924, 223-230     Internationalism and what it involves. Considering the question of Internationalism with respect to Canada and the United States. The international nature of the British Empire. The growing spirit of Internationalism. Things that are international, such as art and science. Reference to "Wells' Outlines of History" which starts a new idea ...
    Text  Anderson, Right Reverend Charles P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 6 May 1924, 223-230   Internationalism and what it involves. Considering the question of Internationalism with respect to Canada and the United States. The international nature of the British Empire. The growing spirit of Internationalism. ...
  • Investment Round the World—Opportunities and Risks
    Text  Elliott, John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 31 Aug 1987, 17-27     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Three subjects covered by the speaker: the major issues the speaker thinks that will impact on continuing prosperity around the world; the key factors for various countries to achieve growth and attract investment; and some ...
    Text  Elliott, John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 31 Aug 1987, 17-27   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Three subjects covered by the speaker: the major issues the speaker thinks that will impact ...
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