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  • The United Nations as a Force for Peace and Prosperity
    Text  Jebb, Sir Gladwyn, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 13 Aug 1951, 1-13     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. What the United Nations really is. Two extreme personifications of the United Nations; neither of them the true one. The practicable basis of the present United Nations: essentially, that no Member can in the last ...
    Text  Jebb, Sir Gladwyn, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 13 Aug 1951, 1-13   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. What the United Nations really is. Two extreme personifications of the United Nations; neither of ...
  • Britain To-day—and Tomorrow
    Text  Knollys, The Viscount, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 16 Oct 1958, 38-45     The latest on the British economy. A sound economy again for Britain. The painful but effective medicine applied by Dr. Macmillan and his colleagues over a year ago. Some indicative figures. Some remaining weak points, but generally a very prosperous picture. The growth of Canadian influence. The success of the ...
    Text  Knollys, The Viscount, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 16 Oct 1958, 38-45   The latest on the British economy. A sound economy again for Britain. The painful but effective medicine applied by Dr. Macmillan and his colleagues over a year ago. Some indicative ...
  • Planning for Transportation in the Metropolitan Community
    Text  Lamport, Allan and Parkin, John C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 22 Jan 1959, 170-183     Mr. Parkin The problem, as an architect, of qualifying as an expert in transportation. The impact of design and provision of transportation facilities on the physical characteristics of communities. Transportation and community aesthetics—the attractive city environment. The development of the epxressway-parkway systems in and around our great North American cities ...
    Text  Lamport, Allan and Parkin, John C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 22 Jan 1959, 170-183   Mr. Parkin The problem, as an architect, of qualifying as an expert in transportation. The impact of design and provision of transportation facilities on the physical characteristics of communities. Transportation ...
  • Impact of Strategy on Recent Developments
    Text  Simonds, Lieutenant-General Guy G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1958), 14 Nov 1957, 87-98     Stirring public interest in the subject of Defence for two reasons: the belief that the threat that confronts the free world is real and dangerous; the proportion of effort represented in the collection of the taxpayers' money that goes in defence has been very heavy over the past few years. ...
    Text  Simonds, Lieutenant-General Guy G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1958), 14 Nov 1957, 87-98   Stirring public interest in the subject of Defence for two reasons: the belief that the threat that confronts the free world is real and dangerous; the proportion of effort represented ...
  • The British Commonwealth Today
    Text  Diefenbaker, John G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 27 Mar 1952, 302-314     The British Commonwealth: some words on what it means today and to members of that Commonwealth. The speaker's attendance at a British Parliamentary Conference in Australia and New Zealand, and his opportunity there to meet with many members of the Commonwealth representing various religions, colour and race, giving him a ...
    Text  Diefenbaker, John G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 27 Mar 1952, 302-314   The British Commonwealth: some words on what it means today and to members of that Commonwealth. The speaker's attendance at a British Parliamentary Conference in Australia and New Zealand, and ...
  • St. George and Merrie England
    Text  Brockington, Leonard W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 22 Apr 1954, 322-341     Beginning with something typically British—talking about the weather. Talking about April and St. George being born on April 23rd, as was Shakespeare. Imagining being in Warwickshire in April. A detailed description of some St. George Day celebrations. A look at England and the English people. A lighthearted review, with many ...
    Text  Brockington, Leonard W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 22 Apr 1954, 322-341   Beginning with something typically British—talking about the weather. Talking about April and St. George being born on April 23rd, as was Shakespeare. Imagining being in Warwickshire in April. A detailed ...
  • Mr. Mackenzie King and the Development of the Commonwealth of Nations
    Text  Pickersgill, The Honourable John Whitney, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 10 Dec 1953, 118-130     Mr. Mackenzie King's attitude to the Empire and his influence on the evolution of the Commonwealth. The speaker's close and continuing association with Mr. Mackenzie King for the last twelve years of his life. A detailed discussion of Mr. King's influence from 1922 on. Some fundamental differences between Sir Robert ...
    Text  Pickersgill, The Honourable John Whitney, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 10 Dec 1953, 118-130   Mr. Mackenzie King's attitude to the Empire and his influence on the evolution of the Commonwealth. The speaker's close and continuing association with Mr. Mackenzie King for the last twelve ...
  • What Makes a Good School?
    Text  Goldring, Dr. C.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 11 Mar 1954, 241-250     Confusing statements about schools and educational work. Reasons for those confusing statements. The contradictory implications of the terms "School" and "Curriculum." Recent controversy about traditional education and progressive education. Some facts. The nature of children. The development and growth of the child. Instruments used as a means to an end—the ...
    Text  Goldring, Dr. C.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 11 Mar 1954, 241-250   Confusing statements about schools and educational work. Reasons for those confusing statements. The contradictory implications of the terms "School" and "Curriculum." Recent controversy about traditional education and progressive education. Some ...
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    Text  Reid, Mrs. Ogden, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1955), 10 Feb 1955, 182-190     Admiration for Canada's widespread prosperity. Living in what is called the electronic and atomic age. The presumption that we have experienced only the first small sample of what that means. Development of relatively recent invesntions, such as the use of electricity and broadcasting. The unfortunate fact that it took a ...
    Text  Reid, Mrs. Ogden, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1955), 10 Feb 1955, 182-190   Admiration for Canada's widespread prosperity. Living in what is called the electronic and atomic age. The presumption that we have experienced only the first small sample of what that means. ...
  • The Death Penalty—For and Against
    Text  Maloney, Arthur and Sedgwick, Joseph, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1955), 25 Nov 1954, 76-92     The case against the death penalty: Mr. Arthur Maloney: First, some humorous stories in connection with this discussion. Some facts and figures. Motives that lie behind the murders committed in Canada over a 20-year period. Some Provincial statistics. The question of executive clemency. Contrasting the use made in Canada of ...
    Text  Maloney, Arthur and Sedgwick, Joseph, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1955), 25 Nov 1954, 76-92   The case against the death penalty: Mr. Arthur Maloney: First, some humorous stories in connection with this discussion. Some facts and figures. Motives that lie behind the murders committed in ...
  • The St. Lawrence Seaway
    Text  Chevrier, The Honourable Lionel, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1955), 3 Feb 1955, 172-181     A consideration of the St. Lawrence Seaway from three angles: The Treaty Rights and obligations upon the St. Lawrence; The works and facilities to be constructed thereon; Their effect upon the economy. In the following discussion, the address takes the form of responses to specific questions. They are: What rights ...
    Text  Chevrier, The Honourable Lionel, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1955), 3 Feb 1955, 172-181   A consideration of the St. Lawrence Seaway from three angles: The Treaty Rights and obligations upon the St. Lawrence; The works and facilities to be constructed thereon; Their effect upon ...
  • Canada's Century If …
    Text  Holding, William Frederick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 17 Jan 1952, 185-198     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Reference to Sir Wilfred Laurier's statement that the 20th century would belong to Canada. What Sir Laurier saw in Canada and Canadians to prompt him to make this statement. Recognition of Canada's considerable progress. Canada's ...
    Text  Holding, William Frederick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 17 Jan 1952, 185-198   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Reference to Sir Wilfred Laurier's statement that the 20th century would belong to Canada. What ...
  • The Role of the Land Forces in Modern Warfare
    Text  Simonds, Lieutenant General Guy G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 14 Feb 1952, 241-249     The speaker's recent return from a trip to Korea. What he saw in Canada's Brigade there. The 27th Canadian Brigade in Europe. The creation of two replacement brigades in Canada to provide necessary reinforcements. Making provision for the rotation of our European Force. The role of the Reserve Army. The ...
    Text  Simonds, Lieutenant General Guy G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 14 Feb 1952, 241-249   The speaker's recent return from a trip to Korea. What he saw in Canada's Brigade there. The 27th Canadian Brigade in Europe. The creation of two replacement brigades in Canada ...
  • Metropolitan Toronto
    Text  Gardiner, Frederick G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 5 Nov 1953, 52-65     The unique experiment which is the establishment of Metropolitan Toronto. A recognition that the expansion in this area is indicative of the tremendous industrial and commercial development which is going on in all parts of Canada. Canada as the finest and most prosperous country in the world today. Canada's resources. ...
    Text  Gardiner, Frederick G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 5 Nov 1953, 52-65   The unique experiment which is the establishment of Metropolitan Toronto. A recognition that the expansion in this area is indicative of the tremendous industrial and commercial development which is going ...
  • The Price of Brotherhood
    Text  Eisendrath, Dr. Maurice N., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 23 Feb 1956, 219-235     A discussion of what, if anything, in life is free. The "price of Brotherhood—or Peace—is far steeper than the mere words in our mouths." Our unwillingness and failure to pay the price of brotherhood in our relationships among the nations on the political front, and also in the economic sphere. ...
    Text  Eisendrath, Dr. Maurice N., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 23 Feb 1956, 219-235   A discussion of what, if anything, in life is free. The "price of Brotherhood—or Peace—is far steeper than the mere words in our mouths." Our unwillingness and failure to pay ...
  • Around the United States in Twenty Minutes
    Text  Bowditch, Richard L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 19 Jan 1956, 169-178     Some remarks about relations between Canada and the United States, between Americans and Canadians. The speaker's affection for Canada and Canadians. A look at the United States. Topics covered including geography; climate; the effects of geography and climate on cultural development and political thinking; the size of the country; "thinking ...
    Text  Bowditch, Richard L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 19 Jan 1956, 169-178   Some remarks about relations between Canada and the United States, between Americans and Canadians. The speaker's affection for Canada and Canadians. A look at the United States. Topics covered including ...
  • Britain Versus Europe—The Schuman Plan and German Revival
    Text  Gelber, Lionel, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 16 Nov 1950, 82-95     A discussion of the question "Would the unity of Europe add to the unity of the West or detract from it?" Kinds of unity. The idea of neutrality, a Third Force; the illusion of a Europe united to save itself from East-West conflict by shunning either camp. The stress laid ...
    Text  Gelber, Lionel, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 16 Nov 1950, 82-95   A discussion of the question "Would the unity of Europe add to the unity of the West or detract from it?" Kinds of unity. The idea of neutrality, a Third ...
  • A Two Way Iron Curtain
    Text  Smith, I. Norman, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 5 Mar 1956, 258-273     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Some introductory remarks about Russia and the speaker's recent trip there. Response to the speaker's reports from Russia. Knowledge and ignorance: a two-way iron curtain. A summary of what the speaker reported from Russia. The ...
    Text  Smith, I. Norman, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 5 Mar 1956, 258-273   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Some introductory remarks about Russia and the speaker's recent trip there. Response to the speaker's ...
  • Telephony—A New Era in the Making
    Text  Eadie, Thomas Wardrope, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 29 Oct 1953, 41-51     A new era in the telephone industry. Telephone service sharing in that remarkable trend of the modern world—the elimination of the effects of time and distance. Aspects and details of telephone development. Direct dialing for long distance calls. New equipment to provide this service. The presentation, during the address, of ...
    Text  Eadie, Thomas Wardrope, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 29 Oct 1953, 41-51   A new era in the telephone industry. Telephone service sharing in that remarkable trend of the modern world—the elimination of the effects of time and distance. Aspects and details of ...
  • Christmas Meeting
    Text  MacMillan, Sir Ernest, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 20 Dec 1951, 145-157     Christmas meeting with Christmas music by The Schola Cantorum of St. Michael's Cathedral, Directed by Rt. Rev. J.E. Ronan. First, an address by Sir Ernest MacMillan speaking on music.
    Text  MacMillan, Sir Ernest, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 20 Dec 1951, 145-157   Christmas meeting with Christmas music by The Schola Cantorum of St. Michael's Cathedral, Directed by Rt. Rev. J.E. Ronan. First, an address by Sir Ernest MacMillan speaking on music.
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