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  • 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 ...
  • Canada's International Commitments
    Text  Pearkes, The Honourable G.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1958), 27 Feb 1958, 219-230     Reference to the speaker's last address 12 years ago when Canada was just emerging from the Second World War and had just signed the United Nations Charter. The hope at that time that we were about to enter a period of peace and economic reconstruction and development. Events during the ...
    Text  Pearkes, The Honourable G.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1958), 27 Feb 1958, 219-230   Reference to the speaker's last address 12 years ago when Canada was just emerging from the Second World War and had just signed the United Nations Charter. The hope at ...
  • 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, ...
  • Let's Return to Diplomacy
    Text  Philip, Percy James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 29 Nov 1951, 110-120     "Trouble always begins with rudeness and insults." The discarding of the art of diplomacy and the necessity to return to it if we want to prevent the hysterical way we are quarreling publicly about peace to turn into a shooting war. The speaker's belief that the United Nations Organisation does ...
    Text  Philip, Percy James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 29 Nov 1951, 110-120   "Trouble always begins with rudeness and insults." The discarding of the art of diplomacy and the necessity to return to it if we want to prevent the hysterical way we ...
  • NATO Strategy
    Text  Norstad, General Lauris, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 14 May 1959, 1-9     The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Where NATO stands and the basis or background to its military strategy at the time of its Tenth Anniversary. The strength, perhaps more moral than military, that has sprung from this tangible evidence of the desire and the determination of free people to face ...
    Text  Norstad, General Lauris, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 14 May 1959, 1-9   The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Where NATO stands and the basis or background to its military strategy at the time of its Tenth Anniversary. The strength, perhaps more moral ...
  • The Pulse of Western Europe
    Text  Fleming, Donald M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 11 Dec 1952, 129-143     The simple matter that it now is to visit Central Europe compared with four years ago. The increasing importance of Central European affairs for every Canadian, and why. Going to Britain, Germany and France in order to feel the pulse of Western Europe. Fearing the weakening of our position in ...
    Text  Fleming, Donald M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 11 Dec 1952, 129-143   The simple matter that it now is to visit Central Europe compared with four years ago. The increasing importance of Central European affairs for every Canadian, and why. Going to ...
  • Union Or Harmony
    Text  Philip, Percy James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 9 Oct 1952, 33-41     How union and harmony in human experience are certainly not the same thing. An analogy with love and marriage. The speaker's belief that harmony, which is of the spirit, is greater than union. What the speaker has to say on this thesis to follow logically from his last three addresses: ...
    Text  Philip, Percy James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 9 Oct 1952, 33-41   How union and harmony in human experience are certainly not the same thing. An analogy with love and marriage. The speaker's belief that harmony, which is of the spirit, is ...
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