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  • Wide, Wide World
    Text  Eisendrath, Rabbi Maurice N., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 4 Dec 1958, 128-141     Ways in which this is a wide, wide world: geographically, religiously, culturally, racially, with many examples. The speed with which Communism influence is spreading throughout the Far East. Reasons for the success of the Communist influence, and for the failure of Christianity and other Western ideals to influence the Far ...
    Text  Eisendrath, Rabbi Maurice N., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 4 Dec 1958, 128-141   Ways in which this is a wide, wide world: geographically, religiously, culturally, racially, with many examples. The speed with which Communism influence is spreading throughout the Far East. Reasons for ...
  • Good Neighbours
    Text  Wilson, Charles E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 6 Nov 1958, 79-90     The common bonds between Canada and the United States. What makes a democracy work. Some readings from "Law and Manners," a speech made by the Honourable Lord Moulton a number of years ago. The three great domains in which the relations between Canada and the United States could be grouped, ...
    Text  Wilson, Charles E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 6 Nov 1958, 79-90   The common bonds between Canada and the United States. What makes a democracy work. Some readings from "Law and Manners," a speech made by the Honourable Lord Moulton a number ...
  • A Look At America
    Text  Medina, His Honour Judge Harold R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1958), 13 Mar 1958, 241-262     The story of the Communist Trial and the aftermath. The speaker's involvement from the Fall of 1948 when he was a new Judge, and was assigned to try the case of the Communists. Personal reminiscences and experience. Delegations. His schedule. Protection provided. Two or three concrete instances of the endeavours ...
    Text  Medina, His Honour Judge Harold R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1958), 13 Mar 1958, 241-262   The story of the Communist Trial and the aftermath. The speaker's involvement from the Fall of 1948 when he was a new Judge, and was assigned to try the case ...
  • Back From Russia
    Text  McEachern, Ronald A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1957), 22 Nov 1956, 85-98     A travel story. How the speaker came to go to Russia. The open Russian door for the first time since the Second World War. Some facts about the Communist world. A detailed description of the speaker's trip, which included the following topics. Foreign visitors to Russia; tourism; the food; taking ...
    Text  McEachern, Ronald A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1957), 22 Nov 1956, 85-98   A travel story. How the speaker came to go to Russia. The open Russian door for the first time since the Second World War. Some facts about the Communist world. ...
  • Canada and NATO
    Text  Smith, Major-General J.D.B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 22 Mar 1956, 293-305     Canada and NATO. Some of the highlights of the historical background leading up to NATO. Some of the motivating international actions which brought about its organization. How NATO is different from the classic alliances of the past. Defining NATO. Article 5 as the "hard core" of NATO. Details of NATO's ...
    Text  Smith, Major-General J.D.B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 22 Mar 1956, 293-305   Canada and NATO. Some of the highlights of the historical background leading up to NATO. Some of the motivating international actions which brought about its organization. How NATO is different ...
  • 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 ...
  • The British Answer to Communism
    Text  King, Horace, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1955), 27 Jan 1955, 161-171     Some introductory remarks and reminiscences. Differences in the national policies of free people. The significance of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. The speaker's belief that the cementing bonds of that great union (NATO) is the Christian faith. Communism. What is happening in the Soviet Union. Russia pursuing policies in no ...
    Text  King, Horace, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1955), 27 Jan 1955, 161-171   Some introductory remarks and reminiscences. Differences in the national policies of free people. The significance of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. The speaker's belief that the cementing bonds of that ...
  • Let's Find the Answer
    Text  Faulkner, Farley, and Associate, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 26 Mar 1953, 277-290     Mr. Faulkner begins by introducing his associate, Mr. Kerson, a law student who comes from Esthonia who will talk about his experience under Communism. Mr. Kerson: Communism and the horrors of a Communist regime. The fact that people do not want to believe what is happening. Communism reaching the heart ...
    Text  Faulkner, Farley, and Associate, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 26 Mar 1953, 277-290   Mr. Faulkner begins by introducing his associate, Mr. Kerson, a law student who comes from Esthonia who will talk about his experience under Communism. Mr. Kerson: Communism and the horrors ...
  • What Shall We Fight it With?
    Text  Burton, Charles L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 29 Jan 1953, 179-186     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The common enemy of Communism. Offering counsel and the experience of years to the younger men who must face an almost immediate future filled with conflict far more profound than any the speaker's generation has ...
    Text  Burton, Charles L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 29 Jan 1953, 179-186   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The common enemy of Communism. Offering counsel and the experience of years to the younger ...
  • Canada and the Colombo Plan
    Text  Cavell, Nik, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 4 Dec 1952, 112-128     A joint meeting with the Toronto Branch, United Nations Association in Canada. A description of the Colombo Plan. Misconceptions about the Plan. The background to its origins. The name of the Plan and from whence it comes. The Commonwealth Consultative Committee; the custodian of the Plan. The Committee's practical plan ...
    Text  Cavell, Nik, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 4 Dec 1952, 112-128   A joint meeting with the Toronto Branch, United Nations Association in Canada. A description of the Colombo Plan. Misconceptions about the Plan. The background to its origins. The name of ...
  • A Faith For the Free
    Text  Lovink, His Excellency A.H.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 27 Nov 1952, 104-111     The increasing complexity of international politics. The lack of doubt that the danger is grave; that we must arm ourselves for defence, and also in order to avoid, if possible, "an attack from the aggressor and it is up to everyone of us of the freedom-loving world to conserve world ...
    Text  Lovink, His Excellency A.H.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 27 Nov 1952, 104-111   The increasing complexity of international politics. The lack of doubt that the danger is grave; that we must arm ourselves for defence, and also in order to avoid, if possible, ...
  • The United Nations To-day
    Text  Romulo, H.E. General Carlos P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 23 Oct 1952, 55-62     A joint meeting with United Nations Association in Canada (Toronto Branch). How the Philippines, together with the rest of the Far East, has become our next-door neighbour. Manila, capital city of the Philippines, less than two days' flying time from Toronto. The earth becoming smaller; our concept of inter-dependence among ...
    Text  Romulo, H.E. General Carlos P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 23 Oct 1952, 55-62   A joint meeting with United Nations Association in Canada (Toronto Branch). How the Philippines, together with the rest of the Far East, has become our next-door neighbour. Manila, capital city ...
  • Winning Without War
    Text  Woodside, Wilson, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 7 Feb 1952, 229-240     Recalling when the tide turned in Europe in 1948. The tide turning in Asia in 1950 and 1951; events that caused that turning. Providing some counter-weight to Russia. American armed strength; ready for what? The Soviet line; what the Soviets want. A shifting balance as Western rearmament is achieved. The ...
    Text  Woodside, Wilson, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 7 Feb 1952, 229-240   Recalling when the tide turned in Europe in 1948. The tide turning in Asia in 1950 and 1951; events that caused that turning. Providing some counter-weight to Russia. American armed ...
  • Old Loyalties With New Meaning
    Text  Drew, Hon. George A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 10 Jan 1952, 158-169     A good time to come to some clear understanding with ourselves about our hopes for the future of Canada, the great Commonwealth which expresses its loyalty to one king, and those wider international organizations with which we are associated. A look back to when the Empire Club was formed 50 ...
    Text  Drew, Hon. George A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 10 Jan 1952, 158-169   A good time to come to some clear understanding with ourselves about our hopes for the future of Canada, the great Commonwealth which expresses its loyalty to one king, and ...
  • What Is America's Answer?
    Text  Thomas, Joseph, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 1 Nov 1951, 74-81     Introductory remarks about Canada and its relationship with the United States. Paying due respect to Great Britain which gave birth to the doctrine of "natural liberty." Giving proper credit to Adam Smith and his work "Wealth of Nations" and how his explanation became the brief for the doctrine of "laissez ...
    Text  Thomas, Joseph, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 1 Nov 1951, 74-81   Introductory remarks about Canada and its relationship with the United States. Paying due respect to Great Britain which gave birth to the doctrine of "natural liberty." Giving proper credit to ...
  • The Empire of Mankind
    Text  Bradley, Hon. F. Gordon, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 22 Feb 1951, 241-251     A discussion of Empire, and Empires. The British Empire or the British Commonwealth and the Empire of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics as the remaining Empires. Picturing the beginning, the rise to power, and the development of the British Empire to discover the wide divergence from the salient features ...
    Text  Bradley, Hon. F. Gordon, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 22 Feb 1951, 241-251   A discussion of Empire, and Empires. The British Empire or the British Commonwealth and the Empire of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics as the remaining Empires. Picturing the beginning, ...
  • The Free World Partnership
    Text  Baron Tweedsmuir of Elsfield and Lady Tweedsmuir, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 18 Jan 1951, 179-191     Lord Tweedsmuir Russia's intentions. The British Commonwealth. The recent conference of Commonwealth Prime Ministers. Focus on the Far East. The most significant event in the last six years of Communism engulfing China and China in turn engulfing Tibet. Fighting in Korea, Indo-China, and Malaya. The concept of the "rice bowl" ...
    Text  Baron Tweedsmuir of Elsfield and Lady Tweedsmuir, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 18 Jan 1951, 179-191   Lord Tweedsmuir Russia's intentions. The British Commonwealth. The recent conference of Commonwealth Prime Ministers. Focus on the Far East. The most significant event in the last six years of Communism ...
  • The Plague of Pessimism
    Text  Murray, Major Gladstone, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 6 Apr 1950, 294-303     This discussion of the threat of Communism, and Canada's place in that struggle, proceeds under the following headings: Moscow On Canada/ Mr. Buck and His Chaplain; The Effect of Propaganda; The War Issue; When Wickedness Becomes Virtue; The Russian People; Victory Certain; Towards One World; Internal Attack; The Future of ...
    Text  Murray, Major Gladstone, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 6 Apr 1950, 294-303   This discussion of the threat of Communism, and Canada's place in that struggle, proceeds under the following headings: Moscow On Canada/ Mr. Buck and His Chaplain; The Effect of Propaganda; ...
  • Europe Is Dying
    Text  Long, Marcus, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 23 Feb 1950, 221-236     The importance of the doctrine of Karl Marx and the apparent success of the political imperialism associated with it. Communism in Eastern Europe and advancing Communism in Asia. The will of free men as the real defence against Communism. The speaker's conviction that no system based on oppression can be ...
    Text  Long, Marcus, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 23 Feb 1950, 221-236   The importance of the doctrine of Karl Marx and the apparent success of the political imperialism associated with it. Communism in Eastern Europe and advancing Communism in Asia. The will ...
  • Stalin's Biggest Headache
    Text  Woodside, Willson, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 9 Feb 1950, 198-210     Stalin's biggest headache: Titoism in the form of Tito's defiance. The speaker's pleasure at hearing Stalin's discomfort over the Moscow Radio. Titoism as a very serious heresy in the world church of Communism. How Titoism has revealed the weaknesses of the new Muscovite imperialism. The breaking away of Yugoslavia from ...
    Text  Woodside, Willson, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 9 Feb 1950, 198-210   Stalin's biggest headache: Titoism in the form of Tito's defiance. The speaker's pleasure at hearing Stalin's discomfort over the Moscow Radio. Titoism as a very serious heresy in the world ...
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