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  • The Present Situation in the Balkans
    Text  Maresch, Dr. Richard A.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 25 Jan 1940, 256-269     The stalemate on the Western Front which has left everybody guessing as to what will be the next move by Hitler and the Nazis. Various thoughts about what will happen, including those of the speaker, with his rationale. Hitler feeling the lack of oil. Speculation as to what will happen ...
    Text  Maresch, Dr. Richard A.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 25 Jan 1940, 256-269   The stalemate on the Western Front which has left everybody guessing as to what will be the next move by Hitler and the Nazis. Various thoughts about what will happen, ...
  • How To Make A Christmas Speech
    Text  Moore, H. Napier, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 18 Dec 1947, 171-178     How to go about the business of making a Christmas speech. A light-hearted and amusing, anecdotal look at Christmas and the spirit of Christmas.
    Text  Moore, H. Napier, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 18 Dec 1947, 171-178   How to go about the business of making a Christmas speech. A light-hearted and amusing, anecdotal look at Christmas and the spirit of Christmas.
  • The I.L.O. Looks Forward
    Text  Jenks, C. Wilfred, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 13 Apr 1944, 422-441     The convening next week, in Philadelphia, of the International Labour Organization in its twenty-sixth session, and reaction to that convening. Preparing detailed plans for the action which must be taken immediately victory has been won. The challenge following the victory. A description of the I.L.O. Delegations to the I.L.O. Conference. ...
    Text  Jenks, C. Wilfred, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 13 Apr 1944, 422-441   The convening next week, in Philadelphia, of the International Labour Organization in its twenty-sixth session, and reaction to that convening. Preparing detailed plans for the action which must be taken ...
  • Men Money and Materiel
    Text  Rosengren, Captain Roswell P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 16 Oct 1941, 70-86     Canada and the United States: two nations one by mutuality of free choice. Elements of the speaker's relationship with Canada and Canadians. The views expressed those of the speaker, not of the U.S. War Department. Similarities between Canada and the U.S., in particular with regard to war. The failure of ...
    Text  Rosengren, Captain Roswell P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 16 Oct 1941, 70-86   Canada and the United States: two nations one by mutuality of free choice. Elements of the speaker's relationship with Canada and Canadians. The views expressed those of the speaker, not ...
  • The Progress and Prospects in Britain
    Text  Clark, Sir William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 10 Oct 1946, 15-26     Greetings from The Royal Empire Society in London. Some words about London House. Reminiscences about the speaker's six years in Canada. The immense prestige with which Canada has emerged from the war, won by her achievements alike on the field of battle, in the council chambers of the Allies, and ...
    Text  Clark, Sir William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 10 Oct 1946, 15-26   Greetings from The Royal Empire Society in London. Some words about London House. Reminiscences about the speaker's six years in Canada. The immense prestige with which Canada has emerged from ...
  • Anglo-American Responsibilities
    Text  Ball, Max W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 27 Mar 1941, 438-455     A review of a generation of Anglo-American relationships and a consideration of the joint responsibility of the English-thinking peoples in the years to come after the war. The speaker's conviction that the spirit of freedom is unquenchable, and that no combination of powers will be able to rout it from ...
    Text  Ball, Max W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 27 Mar 1941, 438-455   A review of a generation of Anglo-American relationships and a consideration of the joint responsibility of the English-thinking peoples in the years to come after the war. The speaker's conviction ...
  • The Pan-Arab Movement and The Sterling Bloc
    Text  Kassarji, Lee G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 6 Mar 1946, 271-283     The speaker's export company and its contacts and agents in all parts of the world, including the Middle East, heart of the Arab lands. The speaker's conviction that Canada, with all her vast resources, will become great if she will increase her trade with foreign lands. The need by exporters ...
    Text  Kassarji, Lee G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 6 Mar 1946, 271-283   The speaker's export company and its contacts and agents in all parts of the world, including the Middle East, heart of the Arab lands. The speaker's conviction that Canada, with ...
  • What Is the Navy Doing?
    Text  Strange, Lieutenant-Commander William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 26 Nov 1942, 186-202     The unshakeable faith in the British Navy held by the men and women of the British Empire. Some historical events when the British were in trouble by not having a navy, or by letting the navy get into a weak condition. The naval origin of Canada. Ways in which the ...
    Text  Strange, Lieutenant-Commander William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 26 Nov 1942, 186-202   The unshakeable faith in the British Navy held by the men and women of the British Empire. Some historical events when the British were in trouble by not having a ...
  • The Investment of Friendship
    Text  Bridges, John Gourlay, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 30 Oct 1947, 82-92     Reference to the speaker's address in 1938 when he stated that the hope of civilization depended very largely upon a united British Commonwealth, allied to a strong English-speaking understanding and co-operation. The truth of those words today. A United Commonwealth essential to a real and lasting peace. Canada's contribution to ...
    Text  Bridges, John Gourlay, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 30 Oct 1947, 82-92   Reference to the speaker's address in 1938 when he stated that the hope of civilization depended very largely upon a united British Commonwealth, allied to a strong English-speaking understanding and ...
  • The Present Condition of England
    Text  Jerrold, Douglas, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 13 Oct 1949, 46-55     The situation in Britain and Europe, with an emphasis on Europe. England today on the verge of a General Election. Comments on Britain's foreign policy. The defence of Europe as the common task of nations of the West. The dramatic change over the last six years in the strategic position ...
    Text  Jerrold, Douglas, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 13 Oct 1949, 46-55   The situation in Britain and Europe, with an emphasis on Europe. England today on the verge of a General Election. Comments on Britain's foreign policy. The defence of Europe as ...
  • A Glimpse Into A Submarine
    Text  Stokes-Rees, Commander R.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 18 Nov 1943, 130-148     The tide turned in favour of the Allies with regard to submarine warfare. A look at what happens inside and outside a submarine, accompanied by diagrammatic sketches. A detailed physical description follows. Then, an explanation of what a "crash dive" is like when buoyancy must be removed, then replaced for ...
    Text  Stokes-Rees, Commander R.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 18 Nov 1943, 130-148   The tide turned in favour of the Allies with regard to submarine warfare. A look at what happens inside and outside a submarine, accompanied by diagrammatic sketches. A detailed physical ...
  • Postwar Treatment of Germany
    Text  Harding, Gilbert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 19 Oct 1944, 55-70     Readings from recent articles in Toronto newspapers. This topic of the postwar treatment of Germany vitally important in a time when Canadian youths are so pessimistic. The danger of forgetting the cost of the war, the waste of treasure, waste of life, the maimed, the crippled, the blind, the widows, ...
    Text  Harding, Gilbert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 19 Oct 1944, 55-70   Readings from recent articles in Toronto newspapers. This topic of the postwar treatment of Germany vitally important in a time when Canadian youths are so pessimistic. The danger of forgetting ...
  • British Colonies in the Future
    Text  Lord Hailey, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 18 Dec 1942, 239-255     The speaker's feeling that we have reached the turning-point of the war. The awareness and appreciation in Great Britain of the part that Canada has played in the war. A division of the great body of nations which makes up the British Commonwealth into three parts: the United Kingdom and ...
    Text  Lord Hailey, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 18 Dec 1942, 239-255   The speaker's feeling that we have reached the turning-point of the war. The awareness and appreciation in Great Britain of the part that Canada has played in the war. A ...
  • The World Without the Empire
    Text  Philip, Percy James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 4 Dec 1947, 143-156     Recalling the war years. Now, seven years later, appraising the cost of that sacrificial defence of the world against Nazi domination. Recalling the speaker's yearly reports. The British Empire that has ceased to exist. Who and what are going to take the place of the British people and the Empire? ...
    Text  Philip, Percy James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 4 Dec 1947, 143-156   Recalling the war years. Now, seven years later, appraising the cost of that sacrificial defence of the world against Nazi domination. Recalling the speaker's yearly reports. The British Empire that ...
  • The Last Canadian Battle and the Surrender of the Germany Army
    Text  Foulkes, Lieut.-General Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 4 Oct 1945, 13-29     The speaker addresses the audience as a former Corps Commander, about the battle in which the Corps he commanded really had a chance to use its full power. The address is enhanced with diagrams on a presentation board. Going back to Field Marshal Montgomery's last Conference, about the 20th of ...
    Text  Foulkes, Lieut.-General Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 4 Oct 1945, 13-29   The speaker addresses the audience as a former Corps Commander, about the battle in which the Corps he commanded really had a chance to use its full power. The address ...
  • 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 ...
  • Survival At Stake, Our Individual Responsibilities
    Text  Stokes-Rees, Commander Rowland H. (Retired), The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 8 Apr 1948, 336-353     Reference to the speaker's previous address four and a half years ago. Some recollections of events in the First and Second World Wars. The situation today. The consequences of another war in the atomic age. The speaker's conviction that Russia does not want another war, and reasons for that conviction. ...
    Text  Stokes-Rees, Commander Rowland H. (Retired), The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 8 Apr 1948, 336-353   Reference to the speaker's previous address four and a half years ago. Some recollections of events in the First and Second World Wars. The situation today. The consequences of another ...
  • Dominion-Provincial Relations
    Text  Pattullo, The Hon. Thomas D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 21 Nov 1946, 98-108     The innumerable complexities with which we find ourselves surrounded as a consequence of discovery and invention, and the profound effect upon our industrial and social regimen and even upon our spiritual thinking. How that is so. The needs to use our most heroic effort to preserve peace, while never overlooking ...
    Text  Pattullo, The Hon. Thomas D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 21 Nov 1946, 98-108   The innumerable complexities with which we find ourselves surrounded as a consequence of discovery and invention, and the profound effect upon our industrial and social regimen and even upon our ...
  • Palestine and the Middle East
    Text  Phillips, The Reverend Wendell, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 22 Mar 1945, 362-380     The Christian world's historical and continuing interest in Palestine. Reasons for concern now. The speaker discusses the issues in the Middle East under the following headings: Arab Arguments Against Zionism; Unfair to the Arabs?; Disturb Arab Friendship With the Allies?; Not Enough Room in Palestine?; Real Reasons for Hostility; Arab ...
    Text  Phillips, The Reverend Wendell, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 22 Mar 1945, 362-380   The Christian world's historical and continuing interest in Palestine. Reasons for concern now. The speaker discusses the issues in the Middle East under the following headings: Arab Arguments Against Zionism; ...
  • The Plans Unfold
    Text  Burgin, Right Honourable E. Leslie, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 24 Feb 1944, 310-321     Some of Mr. Winston Churchill's words. Plans for victory. Some instances of plans that went astray. A brief review of war events. The plans for 1944 which include not only the improvement and strengthening at every point in the vast armed encirclement of allied transport, but the attack and the ...
    Text  Burgin, Right Honourable E. Leslie, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 24 Feb 1944, 310-321   Some of Mr. Winston Churchill's words. Plans for victory. Some instances of plans that went astray. A brief review of war events. The plans for 1944 which include not only ...
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