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Citizenship 
Text  Stewart, William J., Citizenship, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 31 Oct 1946, 57-69  ... will be established in Toronto. Then the new Canadians can come into our Citizenship Classes where we will tell them from a text book, now in course of preparation, something of the Constitution of our country, something of the systems of government and the duties of Citizenship, and this text book will hold forth...
What Is Now At Stake In Europe 
Text  Stewart, Herbert L., What Is Now At Stake In Europe, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 13 Mar 1941, 402-418  First, paying honour to one of Toronto's sons, Flight-Lieutenant Lawrence Wilkins Skey, the first Toronto pilot to win the Distinguished Flying Cross, and some words from him. The time, as Mr. Churchill has said, to act rather than to speak. The need to exchange thought frequently and earnestly,...
Canada's Position in Relation to the Empire's Mineral Situation 
Text  Camsell, Dr. Charles, Canada's Position in Relation to the Empire's Mineral Situation, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 4 Apr 1940, 412-425  ... CANADA'S POSITION IN RELATION TO THE EMPIRE'S MINERAL SITUATION AN ADDRESS BY DR. CHARLES CAMSELL, C.M.G., B.A., LL.D., F.R.G.S., F.R.S.C., F.G.S.A. Chairman: The President, Dr. F. A. Gaby. Thursday, April 4, 1940 THE PRESIDENT: Distinguished Guests and Gentlemen: It is a...
Free Enterprise 
Text  Hill, C. Bruce Esquire, Free Enterprise, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 1 Apr 1948, 327-335  The threat to the existence of Free Enterprise in the Dominion of Canada. Socialism as a threat to Canada, not only to the existence of Free Enterprise, but to the standard of living of every Canadian. A dismissal of Communism with a few words, so as not to confuse it with the issue at hand. The...
Pages from the Notebook of an Ottawa Correspondent 
Text  MacLeod, Norman M., Pages from the Notebook of an Ottawa Correspondent, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 29 Jan 1942, 238-249  Many personal anecdotes including sharing New Year's Eve with Mr. Churchill on a train. Other reminiscences, including the royal tour of Their Majesties, the King and Queen, in Canada a year or two ago. A story relating to the era after the Drury Government was defeated in Ontario and the great...
What is the Objective in Instalment Selling 
Text  Cheyney, William J., What is the Objective in Instalment Selling, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 13 Nov 1947, 103-116  The future of an expanding use of instalment credit to the world economic-social situation. A review of economic events in Canada and the United States since last February. Two approaches to this address: world conditions as they relate to consumer credit; consumer credit pictured against the...
Newfoundland 
Text  Puddester, Sir John, Newfoundland, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 8 Mar 1945, 328-350  Adverse publicity in the Canadian press regarding Newfoundland. Some Newfoundland history. The lack of knowledge of Newfoundland by people in other parts of Canada, with some illustrative examples. A Newfoundlander's experience in other parts of Canada similar to the Canadian experience in the...
The Condition of Civilians in Western Europe at the Conclusion of the German Occupation 
Text  McCreary, Wing Commander John F., The Condition of Civilians in Western Europe at the Conclusion of the German Occupation, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 27 Feb 1947, 228-244  The speaker as one of a group whose task it was to examine the civilians in Occupied Europe in an attempt to evaluate their state of health at the conclusion of the German Occupation. Most work done in Western Holland; some in the Brussels region of Belgium. Comments on France based upon reports...
The R.C.A.F. Bomber Group in Action 
Text  Fauquier, Air Commodore J.E., The R.C.A.F. Bomber Group in Action, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 22 Nov 1945, 107-121  Exploits of the Royal Canadian Air Force Bomber Group. First, something of the larger organization, Bomber Command of the Royal Air Force. A short history of the organization and how it was operated. How raids were planned and executed. How different bomb loads were chosen for different cities,...
Postwar Economic Development of China 
Text  Tsiang, Dr. Tingfu F., Postwar Economic Development of China, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 28 Sep 1944, 18-29  Canada and China as close neighbours. Economic development as the key to many of China's problems. The war in the Far East. Japan's modern strength and how it has developed. Reasons for China's relative weakness in terms of industrialization. The internal situation in China. Poverty due to...
Embattled Britain 
Text  Johnson, Edwin S., Embattled Britain, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 9 Jan 1941, 266-279  The recent bombing experienced by the people of the British Isles. The wanton destruction that is still going on. The British people and their courage, tenacity and calm determination. Resignation to a war of long duration. The speaker's recent experience in Britain where he has been bombed out of...
The Empire at War in the Moslem Mediterranean 
Text  Philipps, Tracy, The Empire at War in the Moslem Mediterranean, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 30 Jan 1941, 309-321  The war as it touches the British nations in their relations with the Arabic peoples, leading us to an understanding of how each regards the freedom for which we are fighting. Fighting for one's rights rather than for freedom; for liberties, not liberty. The price of such rights and liberties....
Whither 
Text  Armour, Major Stuart, Whither, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 29 Apr 1948, 383-397  Reference to the speaker's address of 18 months ago, entitled "Do We Face Ideological Conquest?" Now, an address concerned with "Where do we go from here?" or "Whither, then, are we headed?" A discussion of the subject of individual freedom. An examination of some of the things which are being...
Shakespeare in War and Peace 
Text  Wolfit, Donald, Shakespeare in War and Peace, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 30 Jan 1947, 174-187  ... in qest of her, and the shores of the Mediterranean abound in his text. How great and how many must have been the meetings that Shakespeare had with the sailors, and merchants returned from their voyages, and how greedily he must have listened in the Mermaid Tavern and the other meeting places...
The Battle For Europe's Mind 
Text  Price, Major Vincent W., The Battle For Europe's Mind, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 7 Apr 1949, 306-315  This address is divided into seven sections, the first of which is "The Universal Theater" of the world. Section II, "Three Scenes on the World-Stage" discusses the Canadian scene, the Soviet Russian picture, and the European scene. "The Devastation of the Mind" talks about the intellectual damage...
Canada and Her Defence Forces 
Text  Pearkes, Major-General George R., Canada and Her Defence Forces, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 29 Nov 1945, 122-134  ... of what happened after the last war to realize that Germany was then given an opportunity to raise a secret army which when expanded developed into the armed forces that she used so effectively in 1939, 1940 and 1941. She must not be permitted to do that again. Therefore, all of us must bear our share...
Inside Spain Today 
Text  Woodside, Willson, Inside Spain Today, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 12 Dec 1946, 131-148  ... during the difficult summer of 1946 as they were to Sir Samuel Hoare when he went there in the critical summer of 1940. Then as now, General Franco, his government aides, and high society had packed off for the cooler climate of San Sebastian, with the whole diplomatic world following perforce. The lower...
1948, A Year for Successful Worrying 
Text  Hoffman, Paul Gray, 1948, A Year for Successful Worrying, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 15 Jan 1948, 179-194  A sharing of the speaker's worries about the United States, justified by the interdependence of the economies of Canada and the U.S. The understatement that 1948 is a year of great crisis. The need to determine methods for the control of inflation, the manner in which our foreign aid programme...
Off The Record 
Text  Donovan, Colonel W.J., Off The Record, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 10 Apr 1941, 470-480  Understanding the day-to-day movement of the troops abroad. How the speaker happened to be there and what he saw. The request from the Secretaries of State, of the Navy, of the Army, and the President of the United States, for the speaker to go and see what he could learn of fifth column...
Britain in the Third Year 
Text  Drew, Lieutenant-Colonel George A., Britain in the Third Year, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 30 Oct 1941, 102-116  The speaker's first address upon his return from Britain. Britain in the third year of the war. Some of the speaker's impressions of Britain, much of it untouched by the bombings. History as Britain's secret weapon, with incredible reserves of strength coming from a deep consciousness of a debt to...
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