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  • Christmas Meeting
    Text  The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 17 Dec 1959, p. 147     Christmas Meeting with the Hart House Glee Club.
    Text  The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 17 Dec 1959, p. 147   Christmas Meeting with the Hart House Glee Club.
  • The Future of the Air Industry in Canada
    Text  Hees, The Honourable George H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 10 Dec 1959, 138-146     The tremendous increase in passenger traffic over the past ten years and the wide variety of demands it has brought with it. A review of developments over the past ten years, and currently, in terms of equipment, facilities, and service. Some statistics for the terminal at Malton. The complexity of ...
    Text  Hees, The Honourable George H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 10 Dec 1959, 138-146   The tremendous increase in passenger traffic over the past ten years and the wide variety of demands it has brought with it. A review of developments over the past ten ...
  • The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association
    Text  Roblin, The Honourable Duff, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 3 Dec 1959, 127-137     Historically, the three British Empires. The current fourth stage of Empire: an era of a free and unfettered association between nations which were formerly colony and Motherland, conqueror and conquered. Remarks about the Commonwealth countries and their association now. A detailed review of the recent Commonwealth Parliamentary Association meeting held ...
    Text  Roblin, The Honourable Duff, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 3 Dec 1959, 127-137   Historically, the three British Empires. The current fourth stage of Empire: an era of a free and unfettered association between nations which were formerly colony and Motherland, conqueror and conquered. ...
  • Canada in World Affairs
    Text  Green, The Honourable Howard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 26 Nov 1959, 114-121     Some facts about Canada's diplomatic efforts. Canada's 51 diplomatic missions. The speaker's assertion that "for no nation is there a greater challenge in world affairs or a greater opportunity for leadership than there is for our own Canada. We can perhaps give finer leadership than any other nation." The speaker ...
    Text  Green, The Honourable Howard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 26 Nov 1959, 114-121   Some facts about Canada's diplomatic efforts. Canada's 51 diplomatic missions. The speaker's assertion that "for no nation is there a greater challenge in world affairs or a greater opportunity for ...
  • Newfoundland
    Text  Smallwood, The Honourable Joseph R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 19 Nov 1959, 102-113     An address after ten years of Newfoundland as a province of Canada. The speaker's opinion, as one who advocated the union, as to "whether the thing has worked out, as to whether confederation with Canada has been good for Newfoundland and whether the people of Newfoundland agree that it has ...
    Text  Smallwood, The Honourable Joseph R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 19 Nov 1959, 102-113   An address after ten years of Newfoundland as a province of Canada. The speaker's opinion, as one who advocated the union, as to "whether the thing has worked out, as ...
  • The University and the Republic
    Text  Hutchins, Dr. R.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 16 Nov 1959, 92-101     A joint meeting with The Canadian Club of Toronto. The situation with regard to universities. Many contrasts and comparisons made between Canadian and American universities. The problem of specialization in an institution of learning that is trying to be a centre of independent thought. The changing status of research at ...
    Text  Hutchins, Dr. R.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 16 Nov 1959, 92-101   A joint meeting with The Canadian Club of Toronto. The situation with regard to universities. Many contrasts and comparisons made between Canadian and American universities. The problem of specialization in ...
  • The Miracle of Atomic Energy
    Text  Cockcroft, Sir John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 12 Nov 1959, 82-91     The Atomic Energy Research Establishment at Harwell, founded in 1946. Some background and history. Activities of the Establishment in some detail. Results and achievements of work at the Establishment. Research projects. Harwell as a centre of research into the biological hazards of Atomic Energy. The measurement of fallout and of ...
    Text  Cockcroft, Sir John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 12 Nov 1959, 82-91   The Atomic Energy Research Establishment at Harwell, founded in 1946. Some background and history. Activities of the Establishment in some detail. Results and achievements of work at the Establishment. Research ...
  • Some Reflections on Khrushchov's Visit to U.S.A. and a Further Development of Soviet-Canadian Relations
    Text  Aroutunian, Hon. A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 5 Nov 1959, 64-81     The importance of the outcome of the visit of Khrushchov to the USA to Canada because of our close economic, political and military ties with the United States. Media coverage of the event. The success of the visit. The scope of exchange visits of businessmen and specialists, artists and scientists, ...
    Text  Aroutunian, Hon. A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 5 Nov 1959, 64-81   The importance of the outcome of the visit of Khrushchov to the USA to Canada because of our close economic, political and military ties with the United States. Media coverage ...
  • The Oil Industry—Where Do We Go From Here?
    Text  Brockett, E.D. Jr., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 29 Oct 1959, 55-63     Some background and history of the oil industry in Canada. The Borden Commission; its analysis of the present situation and its recommendations for future development. Recommendations with regard to the growth of reserves in Alberta and British Columbia and how best to increase the level of production of the oil ...
    Text  Brockett, E.D. Jr., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 29 Oct 1959, 55-63   Some background and history of the oil industry in Canada. The Borden Commission; its analysis of the present situation and its recommendations for future development. Recommendations with regard to the ...
  • Expellees—A Problem of a Divided Germany
    Text  Siegfried, Dr. Herbert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 22 Oct 1959, 42-54     1959 as the United Nations' "World Refugee Year." The refugee question as one of the most serious world problems of our century. The crucial question of refugees in the Federal Republic of Germany following the war and for her future course and development. The number of German expellees and refugees. ...
    Text  Siegfried, Dr. Herbert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 22 Oct 1959, 42-54   1959 as the United Nations' "World Refugee Year." The refugee question as one of the most serious world problems of our century. The crucial question of refugees in the Federal ...
  • Communist China—Time for Reappraisal
    Text  Duncan, James S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 15 Oct 1959, 30-41     The last two decades of China's development from a semi-feudal, semi-colonial state into a position of world power and one of growing leadership in Asia. The "Great Leap Forward" since the Communist government took over power just ten years ago. A description of China's development and achievements, and the nature ...
    Text  Duncan, James S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 15 Oct 1959, 30-41   The last two decades of China's development from a semi-feudal, semi-colonial state into a position of world power and one of growing leadership in Asia. The "Great Leap Forward" since ...
  • Expansion Without Inflation
    Text  Fleming, The Honourable Donald M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 8 Oct 1959, 10-29     The complexity of the subject of finance. An attempt to clarify. The economic outlook of the Western World. The complete business cycle of the past three years in Canada. The question of how to sustain expansion without inflation. A review of the steps which the Government has taken to meet ...
    Text  Fleming, The Honourable Donald M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 8 Oct 1959, 10-29   The complexity of the subject of finance. An attempt to clarify. The economic outlook of the Western World. The complete business cycle of the past three years in Canada. The ...
  • 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 ...
  • Oil, Power Politics and the Arab Awakening
    Text  Longrigg, Brigadier Stephen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 30 Apr 1959, 327-340     The tripartite content of the subject of this address, and the connection between them. A review and analysis of the current situation with regard to Middle Eastern oil: the industry and the politics. Production details. The present and future dependence on Middle Eastern oil by many countries. The limitation of ...
    Text  Longrigg, Brigadier Stephen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 30 Apr 1959, 327-340   The tripartite content of the subject of this address, and the connection between them. A review and analysis of the current situation with regard to Middle Eastern oil: the industry ...
  • Empire Into Commonwealth
    Text  Arden-Clarke, Sir Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 23 Apr 1959, 318-326     The transformation of the old-style Empire of dependent Colonies and Protectorates into a new-style Commonwealth of sovereign independent states and nations. Effects of such transformation. Three questions that the speaker is often asked with regard to this transformation: Is the grant of independence to these African Colonies a new concept ...
    Text  Arden-Clarke, Sir Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 23 Apr 1959, 318-326   The transformation of the old-style Empire of dependent Colonies and Protectorates into a new-style Commonwealth of sovereign independent states and nations. Effects of such transformation. Three questions that the speaker ...
  • The Soviet's Objectives—Facts and Fancies
    Text  Wigglesworth, The Honourable Richard B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 16 Apr 1959, 309-317     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Some facts regarding basic Soviet motives. Looking for clues with respect to future actions by the Soviet Union in its past actions. The history of the last twenty years: forgetting it at our risk and ...
    Text  Wigglesworth, The Honourable Richard B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 16 Apr 1959, 309-317   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Some facts regarding basic Soviet motives. Looking for clues with respect to future actions by ...
  • The Free World's Stake in the Under-Developed Countries
    Text  Williams, Governor G. Mennen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 9 Apr 1959, 299-308     The free world's stake in the underdeveloped countries, particularly the emerging nations in Africa and Asia. Cooperative international action that could be taken by Canada and the United States. Some remembrances of past cooperative actions by Canadians and Americans. A proposal for a new approach to economic aid. The need ...
    Text  Williams, Governor G. Mennen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 9 Apr 1959, 299-308   The free world's stake in the underdeveloped countries, particularly the emerging nations in Africa and Asia. Cooperative international action that could be taken by Canada and the United States. Some ...
  • Canadian Trade—Handle With Care
    Text  Wedgwood, Sir John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 2 Apr 1959, 284-294     Some Canadian statistics that surprised the speaker. Reasons for ignorance about Canada in other countries. Some facts and history about Britain affecting trade and industrial development. Trade figures between Canada and Britain. Looking for more business between Canada and Britain. The pottery industry in Britain and sales in Canada: a ...
    Text  Wedgwood, Sir John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 2 Apr 1959, 284-294   Some Canadian statistics that surprised the speaker. Reasons for ignorance about Canada in other countries. Some facts and history about Britain affecting trade and industrial development. Trade figures between Canada ...
  • The Berlin Crisis
    Text  Dewhurst, Brigadier Claude, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 19 Mar 1959, 274-283     "The Berlin crisis cannot be considered in isolation. … It is, in fact one of the many boils—like Korea or Lebanon—attesting to the poor health of the world, arising out of East-West competition." Russia's world strategy and short-term objectives. The nature of Soviet policy. An analysis of the situation in ...
    Text  Dewhurst, Brigadier Claude, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 19 Mar 1959, 274-283   "The Berlin crisis cannot be considered in isolation. … It is, in fact one of the many boils—like Korea or Lebanon—attesting to the poor health of the world, arising out ...
  • What Should be Done with the Canadian Senate
    Text  Roebuck, The Honourable Arthur and Richardson, B.T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 12 Mar 1959, 261-273     An Exchange of Views. Senator Roebuck: The history of the Senate in Canada. The complementary principles of representation by election in the Commons and by appointment in the Senate as fundamental to Canada's Constitution; frequently misunderstood and vastly important to Canada's national life both past and future. The importance of ...
    Text  Roebuck, The Honourable Arthur and Richardson, B.T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 12 Mar 1959, 261-273   An Exchange of Views. Senator Roebuck: The history of the Senate in Canada. The complementary principles of representation by election in the Commons and by appointment in the Senate as ...
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