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  • The Russian Campaign in Review
    Text  Reade, John Collingwood, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 20 Nov 1941, 142-155     A brief review of the current and recent war situation. What we were talking about at the beginning of this past summer. What has happened since then. The German move eastward towards Russia. The elation when we learned that the Russians were prepared to fight. Our best expectations realized. An ...
    Text  Reade, John Collingwood, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 20 Nov 1941, 142-155   A brief review of the current and recent war situation. What we were talking about at the beginning of this past summer. What has happened since then. The German move ...
  • Saskatchewan's Postwar Plans
    Text  Douglas, The Honourable T.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 5 Apr 1945, 393-408     Problems that face the people of Saskatchewan, and the people of the three Prairie Provinces. Capital for development the West and from where it came. Payments out of wealth produced. Problems when very little wealth is produced. The need to pay interest on capital. Liquidation of the Prairie debt and ...
    Text  Douglas, The Honourable T.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 5 Apr 1945, 393-408   Problems that face the people of Saskatchewan, and the people of the three Prairie Provinces. Capital for development the West and from where it came. Payments out of wealth produced. ...
  • Dunkirk to Dieppe and Beyond
    Text  Warburton, Major Eliot, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 15 Oct 1942, 80-95     Deep appreciation for the benefactions of Canadians to Great Britain. Strong links forged by Canada's fighting forces in the United Kingdom, with some anecdotes and examples. The great and difficult responsibility of the press, radio and films as the chief channels of information about current events. Achieving a balance in ...
    Text  Warburton, Major Eliot, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 15 Oct 1942, 80-95   Deep appreciation for the benefactions of Canadians to Great Britain. Strong links forged by Canada's fighting forces in the United Kingdom, with some anecdotes and examples. The great and difficult ...
  • To Britain and Return
    Text  Renison, Right Reverend Robert J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 6 Nov 1941, 117-129     The speaker's recent trip to Britain. The contrast between the trip there and return journey. The experience of flying the Atlantic in these days. A day in Bermuda. The speaker's impression of Britain. A description of London and how life has carried on. The British people. The character and sacrifice ...
    Text  Renison, Right Reverend Robert J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 6 Nov 1941, 117-129   The speaker's recent trip to Britain. The contrast between the trip there and return journey. The experience of flying the Atlantic in these days. A day in Bermuda. The speaker's ...
  • The Civilian Front Line
    Text  Roberts, A.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 2 Apr 1942, 355-370     The civilian front line embracing the fire service, bomb disposal squads, first aid, public utilities, transport, the problem of feeding thousands of people and clothing them when they are bombed. The need for a well organized and well trained organization to deal with these problems efficiently. The entry of Japan, ...
    Text  Roberts, A.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 2 Apr 1942, 355-370   The civilian front line embracing the fire service, bomb disposal squads, first aid, public utilities, transport, the problem of feeding thousands of people and clothing them when they are bombed. ...
  • History of Christmas Music
    Text  Willan, Healey, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 19 Dec 1940, 257-265     History and meaning of the word "carol." Some facts and history about the specific carols to be sung on this day. The Choir was directed by Dr. Willan.
    Text  Willan, Healey, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 19 Dec 1940, 257-265   History and meaning of the word "carol." Some facts and history about the specific carols to be sung on this day. The Choir was directed by Dr. Willan.
  • Postwar Toronto
    Text  Davies, Major G. Fay, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 30 Nov 1944, 163-184     Questions about postwar conditions. The Toronto Reconstruction Council: makeup, terms of reference, plans and policies. Making provision for employment and social security. Finding a basis of operations and appointing a steering committee. Nine committees of council. The Executive Committee. Determining the number of people who would be seeking employment in ...
    Text  Davies, Major G. Fay, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 30 Nov 1944, 163-184   Questions about postwar conditions. The Toronto Reconstruction Council: makeup, terms of reference, plans and policies. Making provision for employment and social security. Finding a basis of operations and appointing a ...
  • Some Aspects of the Royal Air Force Transport Command
    Text  Marix, Air Vice-Marshal, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 4 Nov 1943, 96-114     A brief history of the R.A.F. Transport Command since Transatlantic ferrying was initiated in 1940. The agreement between His Majesty the King for the United Kingdom and the Canadian Pacific Railway Company to handle getting American-built aircraft into Canada and then across the Atlantic. The flow of pilots from Canada, ...
    Text  Marix, Air Vice-Marshal, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 4 Nov 1943, 96-114   A brief history of the R.A.F. Transport Command since Transatlantic ferrying was initiated in 1940. The agreement between His Majesty the King for the United Kingdom and the Canadian Pacific ...
  • That Inferiority Complex
    Text  Denison, Merrill, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 10 Mar 1949, 254-267     That Inferiority Complex—the oft-repeated charge, or apologia, heard so often in connection with certain aspects of the Canadian mental climate. The speaker's view that he is an authority on the inferiority complex, possibly "one of the greatest living authorities." A personal anecdote regarding his diagnosis of the symptom. How he ...
    Text  Denison, Merrill, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 10 Mar 1949, 254-267   That Inferiority Complex—the oft-repeated charge, or apologia, heard so often in connection with certain aspects of the Canadian mental climate. The speaker's view that he is an authority on the ...
  • The Present Situation
    Text  MacDonald, The Right Hon. Malcolm, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 11 Jan 1945, 219-229     What we do and what we can influence our leaders to do in the next two or three years and how these decisions will influence future generations. What has been happening to the Western Front in Europe lately. Vital blows struck at Germany. The capacity of the enemy to keep ...
    Text  MacDonald, The Right Hon. Malcolm, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 11 Jan 1945, 219-229   What we do and what we can influence our leaders to do in the next two or three years and how these decisions will influence future generations. What has been ...
  • The Role of Canada in the Challenge of the East to the West
    Text  Catlin, Professor G.E.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 9 Oct 1947, 43-55     The theme of world organization for peace, and within that framework, a fusion of the United States and the British Commonwealth. A fusion of the West within the framework of world government. Words from Wendell Willkie and Walter Lippmann on this subject. A proposal from Ernest Bevin, British Foreign Secretary, ...
    Text  Catlin, Professor G.E.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 9 Oct 1947, 43-55   The theme of world organization for peace, and within that framework, a fusion of the United States and the British Commonwealth. A fusion of the West within the framework of ...
  • Between the Iron and the Ice Curtain
    Text  Keyserlingk, Robert W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 10 Nov 1949, 84-94     The three different spheres of the world, as outlined in the speaker's address of 18 months ago: the free world, an inbetween world (an area for which both the free world and the world of Communist domination were putting in a bid, and thirdly, the ever vaster Red Empire. Today, ...
    Text  Keyserlingk, Robert W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 10 Nov 1949, 84-94   The three different spheres of the world, as outlined in the speaker's address of 18 months ago: the free world, an inbetween world (an area for which both the free ...
  • Canada and the Nations
    Text  Gardner, The Rt. Hon. James Garfield, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 19 Feb 1948, 253-262     The subject of Canada and the Nations is discussed under the following headings: Canada's Industrial Importance; Three Way Trade; The Areas Concerned; They Required Food; They Required Clothing: They Require Factories; What Has Canada To Offer; How Must We Increase; What Should Our Objective Be?; What Should We Do To ...
    Text  Gardner, The Rt. Hon. James Garfield, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 19 Feb 1948, 253-262   The subject of Canada and the Nations is discussed under the following headings: Canada's Industrial Importance; Three Way Trade; The Areas Concerned; They Required Food; They Required Clothing: They Require ...
  • War Aims As Seen From Great Britain
    Text  Garbett, Most Reverend and Right Honourable Cyril Foster, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 2 May 1944, 477-487     Why we went to war. A brief review of the war situation for Britain. Stress now on the building up of a new order when peace comes. The need for a better international order, if there are to be social reforms at home. The cost of the threat of war ...
    Text  Garbett, Most Reverend and Right Honourable Cyril Foster, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 2 May 1944, 477-487   Why we went to war. A brief review of the war situation for Britain. Stress now on the building up of a new order when peace comes. The need for ...
  • Canada's Eastern Arctic
    Text  McKeand, Major David Livingstone, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 4 Mar 1943, 383-395     Our limited and outdated knowledge of the Northwest Territories. The part the CBC is playing in educating Canadians about the North. The development of the North over the last two decades. The unfolding of the Eastern Arctic. A description of the Eastern Arctic. An annual expedition, sponsored by the Minister ...
    Text  McKeand, Major David Livingstone, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 4 Mar 1943, 383-395   Our limited and outdated knowledge of the Northwest Territories. The part the CBC is playing in educating Canadians about the North. The development of the North over the last two ...
  • Europe—A Search For Ideas
    Text  Smith-Ross, James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 15 Mar 1945, 351-361     Marshalling the great confusion of ideas in the world and in the speaker's own mind, to see whether he could come back with a few simple premises that could be of practical service. A summary of the speaker's search and journey. Fresh confirmation of a rule of life. A very ...
    Text  Smith-Ross, James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 15 Mar 1945, 351-361   Marshalling the great confusion of ideas in the world and in the speaker's own mind, to see whether he could come back with a few simple premises that could be ...
  • With The R.A.F. Over Europe
    Text  Witt, Flying Officer D.T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 19 Feb 1942, 265-281     One airman's experiences on operations. Remembering the first raids when packages of leaflets were dropped over Germany. The value of the raids as tests of navigation and endurance, and as a morale boost for the work ahead. The change of load from leaflets to explosives. Some personal reminiscences. Some words ...
    Text  Witt, Flying Officer D.T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 19 Feb 1942, 265-281   One airman's experiences on operations. Remembering the first raids when packages of leaflets were dropped over Germany. The value of the raids as tests of navigation and endurance, and as ...
  • Free Men or Automats?
    Text  Harvey, Jean Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 11 Apr 1946, 340-353     Reasons for, and events leading up to, the foundation of the UNO. The continuing danger of nationalism. The fight between the individual and the domination of the State. A detailed discussion follows regarding totalitarianism and democracy, with many lessons to be learned from recent history. Topics addressed during this discussion ...
    Text  Harvey, Jean Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 11 Apr 1946, 340-353   Reasons for, and events leading up to, the foundation of the UNO. The continuing danger of nationalism. The fight between the individual and the domination of the State. A detailed ...
  • Leviathan or Post-War Trends in Government and Business
    Text  Lougheed, W.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 23 Oct 1947, 72-81     Shifting from a war-time to a peace-time footing. A presentation of what appears to be "one of two current political-economic conflicts—conflicts which must be resolved before we are to achieve the peace and prosperity so confidently referred to during the latter years of war, and so wistfully considered at the ...
    Text  Lougheed, W.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 23 Oct 1947, 72-81   Shifting from a war-time to a peace-time footing. A presentation of what appears to be "one of two current political-economic conflicts—conflicts which must be resolved before we are to achieve ...
  • Certain Aspects of British Life and Thought
    Text  Redfern, Sir Arthur Shuldham, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 28 Oct 1948, 52-62     An examination of the term "Cultural Relations." Ways in which science has brought our world closer together. The danger of severe restrictions in the interchange of thought and ideas and knowledge. The need for background knowledge for a foreign policy to be successful. The British Council. Origins and purpose of ...
    Text  Redfern, Sir Arthur Shuldham, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 28 Oct 1948, 52-62   An examination of the term "Cultural Relations." Ways in which science has brought our world closer together. The danger of severe restrictions in the interchange of thought and ideas and ...
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