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  • The Moving Finger Writes, But What Does It Write
    Text  Sanderson, Charles R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 30 Apr 1942, 396-407     A review of the past year. How our live are affected by the war. The sanction and enforcement of action resting on public opinion, on the people. An evaluation of Canada's war effort. The kind of world we want after the war. What we mean by a "different world." Conditions ...
    Text  Sanderson, Charles R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 30 Apr 1942, 396-407   A review of the past year. How our live are affected by the war. The sanction and enforcement of action resting on public opinion, on the people. An evaluation of ...
  • An Amateur Looks at the Canadian Economy
    Text  Smith, Arthur Le Roy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 11 Dec 1947, 157-170     The Geneva Trade Agreements. The accomplishment of 26 nations emerging from a meeting with an agreement. An agreement broadly based on there being no discriminations in trade between those 26 countries. Some excerpts from the agreement, with explication. A further meeting going on right now, in Havana, where changes will ...
    Text  Smith, Arthur Le Roy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 11 Dec 1947, 157-170   The Geneva Trade Agreements. The accomplishment of 26 nations emerging from a meeting with an agreement. An agreement broadly based on there being no discriminations in trade between those 26 ...
  • Canada's Destiny
    Text  Ferguson, The Honourable G. Howard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 3 Oct 1940, 97-111     Looking at the word "Empire." A lack of clear understanding of just what the Statute of Westminster means and how it applies to the Empire. A quote from the Statute. What the term "Commonwealth of Nations" means and to what it applies. Canada as a self-governing people within the orbit ...
    Text  Ferguson, The Honourable G. Howard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 3 Oct 1940, 97-111   Looking at the word "Empire." A lack of clear understanding of just what the Statute of Westminster means and how it applies to the Empire. A quote from the Statute. ...
  • Christmas Meeting
    Text  The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 22 Dec 1943, 191-200     A drama presentation by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Several people from the CBC made brief remarks first. They were: Reid Forsee; Spence Caldwell; James R. Findlay; Earle Grey. Then, "To Blush Unseen" by Earle Grey was performed.
    Text  The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 22 Dec 1943, 191-200   A drama presentation by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Several people from the CBC made brief remarks first. They were: Reid Forsee; Spence Caldwell; James R. Findlay; Earle Grey. Then, "To ...
  • Resistance in France
    Text  Tabouis, Madame Genevieve, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 22 Oct 1942, 96-107     Hitler's costliest mistakes. France standing unconquered in the face of the enemy. De Gaulle's Fighting French Army and their military achievements restoring France's place among the United Fighting Nations. France's startling transformation and the situation today. Two classes: the Collaborationists and the Resisters of Naziism, the latter representing about 99% ...
    Text  Tabouis, Madame Genevieve, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 22 Oct 1942, 96-107   Hitler's costliest mistakes. France standing unconquered in the face of the enemy. De Gaulle's Fighting French Army and their military achievements restoring France's place among the United Fighting Nations. France's ...
  • The Fifth Year and the Future
    Text  Philip, Percy James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 6 Jan 1944, 201-212     The war situation now and the main problems which face us when the fighting ends. Recalling past addresses by the speaker, and his comments about the war then. Our chances of winning the war against Nazi Germany this year. A look at the balance sheet. The timing for a second ...
    Text  Philip, Percy James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 6 Jan 1944, 201-212   The war situation now and the main problems which face us when the fighting ends. Recalling past addresses by the speaker, and his comments about the war then. Our chances ...
  • How Can We Build A Nation?
    Text  Harvey, M. Jean-Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 11 Jan 1940, 227-239     A discussion of some of the problems which today face Canada as a nation. Nationalism as viewed when we look at the events in Europe. Looking forward to a time when racial passion shall have disappeared in Canada. Remembering the ideal the founders of North American white civilization had before ...
    Text  Harvey, M. Jean-Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 11 Jan 1940, 227-239   A discussion of some of the problems which today face Canada as a nation. Nationalism as viewed when we look at the events in Europe. Looking forward to a time ...
  • Do We Face Ideological Conquest
    Text  Armour, Stuart, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 24 Oct 1946, 42-56     The great and often very bitter debate going on around the world today. The importance and consequences of that debate. The sort of world which will emerge from the terrible wreckage of the second world war. Who is engaged in this debate. The vital importance of the democracies emerging as ...
    Text  Armour, Stuart, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 24 Oct 1946, 42-56   The great and often very bitter debate going on around the world today. The importance and consequences of that debate. The sort of world which will emerge from the terrible ...
  • Blinds Up In Britain
    Text  Snider, C.H.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 8 Jan 1942, 199-212     This address introduces us to Tennyson's words describing waiting for a train at Coventry. The speaker offers us a modern-day view of waiting for a train at Coventry, during a bombing raid, in the mode of Tennyson. The description allows many subjects to be addressed, including the following. The damage ...
    Text  Snider, C.H.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 8 Jan 1942, 199-212   This address introduces us to Tennyson's words describing waiting for a train at Coventry. The speaker offers us a modern-day view of waiting for a train at Coventry, during a ...
  • The Challenge We Face
    Text  Fleming, Donald M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 4 Apr 1946, 323-339     The challenge that Canada and Canadians face. The need for a national vision if we hope to progress as a nation. The need to discern the challenge and to recognize the fact that we have been challenged by Destiny. The element of choice. The need for a sense of our ...
    Text  Fleming, Donald M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 4 Apr 1946, 323-339   The challenge that Canada and Canadians face. The need for a national vision if we hope to progress as a nation. The need to discern the challenge and to recognize ...
  • Canadian Trade Mission Trip to South Africa
    Text  Berkinshaw, R.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 27 Nov 1947, 125-142     Highlights of the journey of the Canadian Trade Mission, recently returned from a visit to South Africa. First, four pictures which have been projected upon the mind of the speaker as a result of this recent trip. Some background to the Trade Mission and those who went on it. Places ...
    Text  Berkinshaw, R.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 27 Nov 1947, 125-142   Highlights of the journey of the Canadian Trade Mission, recently returned from a visit to South Africa. First, four pictures which have been projected upon the mind of the speaker ...
  • Munitions and More Munitions
    Text  Howe, The Honourable C.D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 24 Apr 1941, 495-508     A discussion of developments in Canada's munitions programme in its endeavour to meet the changing needs of warfare. The importance of the production of munitions. An appreciation of the magnitude of the task. Three great battles in progress after more than eighteen months of war: the Battle of the Mediterranean, ...
    Text  Howe, The Honourable C.D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 24 Apr 1941, 495-508   A discussion of developments in Canada's munitions programme in its endeavour to meet the changing needs of warfare. The importance of the production of munitions. An appreciation of the magnitude ...
  • The Outlook Today
    Text  Clutterbuck, Sir Alexander, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 25 Nov 1948, 94-105     The troubles and difficulties of today. Avoiding obsessions with these troubles. Observing the progress that has been made since the end of the Second World War. The speaker's view of the situation as those in Britain see it, concentrating chiefly on the economic side of things. The importance of economic ...
    Text  Clutterbuck, Sir Alexander, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 25 Nov 1948, 94-105   The troubles and difficulties of today. Avoiding obsessions with these troubles. Observing the progress that has been made since the end of the Second World War. The speaker's view of ...
  • Sweden's Relationship with the British Empire and with Canada in Particular
    Text  Per Wijkman, The Honourable, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 9 Nov 1944, 98-111     Sweden's ties with Great Britain. Similarities in government. Distances between Sweden and Great Britain. Sweden keeping up with air traffic over Scotland throughout the war. British visitors to Sweden during the war years. The nature of the Swedish people, some facts about Sweden. Sweden as an advanced democracy. A look ...
    Text  Per Wijkman, The Honourable, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 9 Nov 1944, 98-111   Sweden's ties with Great Britain. Similarities in government. Distances between Sweden and Great Britain. Sweden keeping up with air traffic over Scotland throughout the war. British visitors to Sweden during ...
  • Canada's Coal Problem
    Text  Howe, Right Honourable C.D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 13 Feb 1947, 200-211     Coal remaining as the major source of industrial energy, as well as a major source of domestic heating, to an extent that any serious shortage of supply must result in curtailment of industrial production, consequential unemployment, and suffering in Canadian homes. Coal as the first basic material to be placed ...
    Text  Howe, Right Honourable C.D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 13 Feb 1947, 200-211   Coal remaining as the major source of industrial energy, as well as a major source of domestic heating, to an extent that any serious shortage of supply must result in ...
  • The Rape of Norway
    Text  His Royal Highness Prince Olav of Norway, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 13 Jan 1941, 280-297     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. The development of war in Norway. What happened after it was necessary for the speaker, his father, and the Government to leave Norway. The speaker's arrival in Canada to inspect the Norwegian Air Force in training in ...
    Text  His Royal Highness Prince Olav of Norway, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 13 Jan 1941, 280-297   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. The development of war in Norway. What happened after it was necessary for the speaker, his father, ...
  • Where the Iron Curtain Falls
    Text  Fleming, Donald, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 13 Jan 1949, 155-172     The Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference. Some comments on the Conference, and on an interesting speech made by one of the delegates from Pakistan. Important changes occurring in the Commonwealth in recent months. Recovery in Europe. The tide of Communism in Western Europe receding. The subject of Western Union and the Atlantic ...
    Text  Fleming, Donald, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 13 Jan 1949, 155-172   The Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference. Some comments on the Conference, and on an interesting speech made by one of the delegates from Pakistan. Important changes occurring in the Commonwealth in recent ...
  • Africa South of the Sahara
    Text  Kraft, Major Louis, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 17 Oct 1947, 56-71     The geography of Africa south of the Sahara, which the speaker considers to be truly Africa. The importance of geography to Africa. The isolation of Africa south of the Sahara and how it is brought about. A land mass separated from the rest of the world by salt water and ...
    Text  Kraft, Major Louis, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 17 Oct 1947, 56-71   The geography of Africa south of the Sahara, which the speaker considers to be truly Africa. The importance of geography to Africa. The isolation of Africa south of the Sahara ...
  • A United States Policy for the Pacific
    Text  Rogers, Hon. Will. Jr., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 6 Apr 1944, 405-421     The speaker's contention that what we do in the Pacific after this war is far more important than what we do in Europe, and why he believes this to be so. Asia about to take a great leap across the centuries, from medievalism to modernity. Population changes in the next ...
    Text  Rogers, Hon. Will. Jr., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 6 Apr 1944, 405-421   The speaker's contention that what we do in the Pacific after this war is far more important than what we do in Europe, and why he believes this to be ...
  • The War in the Far East
    Text  Wassell, Commander Corydon M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 21 Nov 1944, 133-147     Personal opinions, anecdotes, and reminiscences of the speaker. Some topics covered include manufacturing, the motion picture industry, the English, the speaker's assignment in the Far East.
    Text  Wassell, Commander Corydon M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 21 Nov 1944, 133-147   Personal opinions, anecdotes, and reminiscences of the speaker. Some topics covered include manufacturing, the motion picture industry, the English, the speaker's assignment in the Far East.
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