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The Economic Future of Canada 
Text  Wood, General Robert E., The Economic Future of Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 13 Mar 1952, 283-290  ... development in the Dominion, but in my opinion, Canada has really just begun its real development. The progress in the decade, 1950 to 1960, will be far greater than the progress in the last decade. You will be the leading member of the British Commonwealth of Nations. If the British Empire survives its...
Science Comes Outside the Laboratory 
Text  Goodeve, Sir Charles F., Science Comes Outside the Laboratory, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1957), 4 Apr 1957, 308-319  The war and the things it brought forth that continue to affect our lives today. Radar; background and history. The introduction of science into war operations. Operation Research and how it has grown in Great Britain, especially since the war. Some details of Operational Research Units. The...
Links Between Canada and India 
Text  Rau, Sir Benegal Narsing, Links Between Canada and India, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 26 Apr 1951, 378-385  ... was also elected Chairman of the Atomic Energy Sub-Committee of the United Nations. Since January, 1950, Sir Benegal has been representative on the Security Council, the Atomic Energy Commission, the Commission for Conventional Armaments, and the Interim Committee. With the Hon. Lester Pearson, Canadian...
Opening Meeting, Season 1954-55 
Text  Pike, Rev. Canon V.J., Opening Meeting, Season 1954-55, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1955), 7 Oct 1954, 6-15  ... months in 1945 Canon Pike was Assistant Chaplain General of the 8th Army in Italy, but in the latter part of the year was appointed Deputy Chaplain General of the Middle East Land Forces. Subsequently, in 1947, he became Assistant Chaplain General of the Western Command and in 1950 received the same...
Chinese Nationalism Old and New 
Text  Jolliffe, Edward Bigelow, Chinese Nationalism Old and New, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 20 Nov 1958, 100-116  The speaker's personal background in China and his return after 32 years. A description of his four-week visit, with some admitted personal bias, in at least two different directions. An attempt to explain "a little of China." A detailed description of the speaker's experiences and impressions of...
Trustees of One Hundred Million Dollars 
Text  Trueman, A.W., Trustees of One Hundred Million Dollars, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 26 Feb 1959, 235-247  The Canada Council: its programme and problems. The Council's origins and structure under the Canada Council Act, assented to by Parliament on March 28, 1957. Funding for the Council. Objects and powers of the Council. Problems encountered in administering the funding. The preponderance in favour...
Challenge of the West Indies 
Text  Adams, Sir Grantley, Challenge of the West Indies, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 23 Oct 1958, 46-59  The challenge presented by the new Federation of The West Indies. Some of the human and political features of The West Indies. A description of the government of each of the countries in the Federation. History and background to the Federation. A discussion of the Constitution. The intention that...
The Algerian Issue 
Text  Lacoste, His Excellency Francis, The Algerian Issue, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1958), 20 Mar 1958, 263-280  ..., and until April, 1950, His Excellency was deputy to the Resident-General in Morocco. Then he was posted to New York as Deputy Representative to the Security Council of the United Nations and, for seven months in 1951, he was interim head of the French Delegation to the U.N. Leaving New York in 1953, he...
The Scottish Scene 
Text  Wemyss and March, The Earl of, The Scottish Scene, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1955), 2 Dec 1954, 93-106  The National Trust for Scotland: a private organization and charity. Concern with the preservation of an important part of the Scottish scene, for the past, and also the present. The special aim to try to bring alive, or keep alive, all that is good and worthy in our past, or at least in the...
Christmas Meeting 
Text  The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 17 Dec 1958, 155-156  Christmas meeting with Miss Theresa Stratas, accompanied by Mr. Mario Bernardi presenting a programme of arias, Greek folk songs and Christmas music.
Empire Into Commonwealth 
Text  Arden-Clarke, Sir Charles, Empire Into Commonwealth, 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...
Ontario's Development and Economic Prospects 
Text  Gathercole, George, Ontario's Development and Economic Prospects, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 26 Apr 1956, 365-376  .... George Gathercole has worked for the Provincial Government for some eleven years and has held a variety of posts dealing with the financial affairs of the Province of Ontario. From 1945 to 1950 he was the Assistant Provincial Statistician of the Government of Ontario. In 1951 he was appointed Provincial...
Essentials for Labour Peace 
Text  Wilson, Charles Erwin, Essentials for Labour Peace, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 4 Jan 1951, 153-166  ... and parts production was also expanded at Windsor. The total capital expenditures for buildings and facilities amounted to $13,270,00 for the year 1950, and contemplated expenditures for 1951 amount to $17,280,000. These new facilities, when they are all completed, will importantly expand our employment...
The Struggle For Europe 
Text  Wilmot, Chester, The Struggle For Europe, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 17 Apr 1952, 342-354  An outline and development of one or two of the themes expounded in the speaker's book "The Struggle For Europe." First, an explanation of his approach to the task of writing this book. President Roosevelt's statement in 1943 that every effort had to be made to win Russia's friendship. Evidence...
British Films 
Text  Davis, John, British Films, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 26 Nov 1953, 92-107  What has helped to determine the overall policy of the Rank Group--to help create a British film production industry operating world-wide and which at the same time would help to strengthen the ties between the Commonwealth of Nations and Britain. The speaker's belief that the motion picture...
Modern Brazil 
Text  Borden, Henry, Modern Brazil, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1957), 18 Oct 1956, 21-33  A twentieth century that perhaps belong to the New World--North and South America. Two countries destined to share an increasingly important part of the remainder of the century: Canada and Brazil. A shared handicap: they have not been sufficiently known to, or understood by, persons in other...
Australia, Canada and the Empire 
Text  Trout, H. Leon, Australia, Canada and the Empire, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1958), 27 Mar 1958, 281-286  A detailed description of Australia, including its climate, culture, products, lifestyle, employment figures, taxation, government, health, tourist attractions, etc. Three reasons why the speaker and his compatriots came to Canada. Some questions put to the audience. A common bond between...
New Challenges of North America's 'Fastest' Decade 
Text  Cordiner, Ralph Jarron, New Challenges of North America's 'Fastest' Decade, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1955), 31 Mar 1955, 243-254  .... In December 1950 he succeeded Mr. Charles E. Wilson and General Electric's fifth president. General Electric has 135 plants in 105 locations and 28 states of the United States, and employs over 210,000 people. It is owned by over 295,000 shareholders. Its subsidiary, Canadian General Electric Company...
Peace and Prosperity--The Challenge of Our Day 
Text  Woodward, His Excellency the Hon. Stanley, Peace and Prosperity--The Challenge of Our Day, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 4 Dec 1950, 121-132  ... "PEACE AND PROSPERITY The Challenge of Our Day" An Address By HIS EXCELLENCY THE HON. STANLEY WOODWARD, A.B. Ambassador of the United States of America to Canada Joint Meeting with The Canadian Club of Toronto Monday, December 4, 1950 CHAIRMAN: The President of The Canadian Club...
Is Diplomacy Really Necessary? 
Text  Lynch, Charles B., Is Diplomacy Really Necessary?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1958), 24 Oct 1957, 47-59  ...' chief Canadian correspondent from 1947 to 1950, and was then appointed as Editor of Reuters' North American service, with Headquarters in New York. Just about one year ago, November 1st, 1956, he joined the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, and became C.B.C. correspondent at United Nations...
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