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  • The Commonwealth: White Man's Burden or Blind Man's Bluff?
    Text  Holmes, John W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 11 Mar 1965, 252-264     The speaker as a true believer in the Commonwealth. Clearing away old concepts and prejudices to see the Commonwealth as a thoroughly modern institution. Its purpose in 1965 the most important and difficult in the world today: the maintenance of trust among the major races of the world. The speaker's ...
    Text  Holmes, John W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 11 Mar 1965, 252-264   The speaker as a true believer in the Commonwealth. Clearing away old concepts and prejudices to see the Commonwealth as a thoroughly modern institution. Its purpose in 1965 the most ...
  • The Unsinkable Commonwealth
    Text  Earl Mountbatten of Burma, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 11 Jul 1967, 41-73     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the Royal Canadian Military Institute. A toast to Her Majesty's Forces by John W. Griffin. A toast to Canada by Colonel B.J. Legge. A review of some aspects of the history of the Commonwealth. Some personal anecdotes and reminiscences of ...
    Text  Earl Mountbatten of Burma, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 11 Jul 1967, 41-73   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the Royal Canadian Military Institute. A toast to Her Majesty's Forces by John W. Griffin. A toast to Canada by ...
  • The Commonwealth Today As Seen By A Former Colonial Secretary
    Text  Boyd, Lord, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1966), 11 Nov 1965, 54-69     The current make-up of the Commonwealth. The general principle of self-government. Some panic stations and sudden and often tragic "ad hoc" decisions that, for the speaker, is in part due to the fact that "quite a large number of people have lost the will to rule, … also because of ...
    Text  Boyd, Lord, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1966), 11 Nov 1965, 54-69   The current make-up of the Commonwealth. The general principle of self-government. Some panic stations and sudden and often tragic "ad hoc" decisions that, for the speaker, is in part due ...
  • The Winds of Change in the New Nations
    Text  Thomson, Roy H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1963), 7 Jan 1963, 112-121     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The speaker addresses the audience nine years after leaving Canada to live in Britain. A re-orientation of thinking for the speaker during that time in terms of world affairs. Seeing the difficulties for Canada, possibly ...
    Text  Thomson, Roy H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1963), 7 Jan 1963, 112-121   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The speaker addresses the audience nine years after leaving Canada to live in Britain. A ...
  • Rhodesia's Position Within the Commonwealth
    Text  Welensky, The Right Honourable Sir Roy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 8 Apr 1965, 314-319     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The present Government of Rhodesia and its treatment by the Government of the United Kingdom. Rhodesia's attendance at the Commonwealth Prime Minister's Conference. The issue of Rhodesia's barred attendance at the 1964 Conference. A discussion ...
    Text  Welensky, The Right Honourable Sir Roy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 8 Apr 1965, 314-319   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The present Government of Rhodesia and its treatment by the Government of the United Kingdom. ...
  • The Commonwealth
    Text  Amory, The Right Honourable Viscount, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1962), 1 Mar 1962, 195-207     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the Toronto Branch of the Royal Commonwealth Society. The Commonwealth described as the most imaginative and ambitious project in multi-racial co-operation that the world has ever known. The next four years likely to be of decisive importance for its future. ...
    Text  Amory, The Right Honourable Viscount, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1962), 1 Mar 1962, 195-207   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the Toronto Branch of the Royal Commonwealth Society. The Commonwealth described as the most imaginative and ambitious project in multi-racial ...
  • The Modern Commonwealth
    Text  His Grace The Duke of Devonshire, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 30 Oct 1967, 127-143     The multi-racial Commonwealth. Changes in the Commonwealth over the last 20 years. The Commonwealth today. The Commonwealth's problems and the world's problems due to the astonishing growth that has taken place in the past 18 years. Fostering the ideal of a Commonwealth. The great road that the Commonwealth has to ...
    Text  His Grace The Duke of Devonshire, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 30 Oct 1967, 127-143   The multi-racial Commonwealth. Changes in the Commonwealth over the last 20 years. The Commonwealth today. The Commonwealth's problems and the world's problems due to the astonishing growth that has taken ...
  • Personal Responsibility and Interdependence
    Text  Ramsey, the Most Reverend and Right Honourable Arthur Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 13 Aug 1963, 1-15     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada, The English Speaking Union, The Canadian Club of Toronto, The Royal Commonwealth Society and The St. George's Society. Links in the history of friendship and affection between Canada and Great Britain, with a personal example from the speaker. The Anglican Congress ...
    Text  Ramsey, the Most Reverend and Right Honourable Arthur Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 13 Aug 1963, 1-15   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada, The English Speaking Union, The Canadian Club of Toronto, The Royal Commonwealth Society and The St. George's Society. Links in the ...
  • India In The Commonwealth
    Text  Desai, M.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1967), 8 Dec 1966, 125-133     The role of India in the Commonwealth. One of the characteristics of India, and of other countries in the Commonwealth. The origin and history of the word and concept of "Empire." A review of the birth of the Commonwealth of Nations and other events after the Second World War. India's ...
    Text  Desai, M.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1967), 8 Dec 1966, 125-133   The role of India in the Commonwealth. One of the characteristics of India, and of other countries in the Commonwealth. The origin and history of the word and concept of ...
  • Using The Commonwealth
    Text  Smith, Arnold, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 5 Oct 1967, 74-92     Seeing and dealing with problems in perspective. Problems in Canada with regard to multi-language and multi-culture. Moving to a united world. The Commonwealth as a Canadian invention: a brief history. What this association has done for Canada. The modern Commonwealth and its importance in the next 20 or 30 years. ...
    Text  Smith, Arnold, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 5 Oct 1967, 74-92   Seeing and dealing with problems in perspective. Problems in Canada with regard to multi-language and multi-culture. Moving to a united world. The Commonwealth as a Canadian invention: a brief history. ...
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