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  • NATO's New Directions
    Text  Norstad, General Lauris, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1967), 30 Jan 1967, 187-202     NATO and its inception as a result of a tardily recognised sense of common interest and common involvement which grew, starting in 1949, and which soon extended from Canada and the United States across the eastern ocean and into Europe and beyond to Turkey. The Alliance today as it still ...
    Text  Norstad, General Lauris, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1967), 30 Jan 1967, 187-202   NATO and its inception as a result of a tardily recognised sense of common interest and common involvement which grew, starting in 1949, and which soon extended from Canada and ...
  • The New Toronto
    Text  Allen, William R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1966), 14 Oct 1965, 23-32     The Goldenberg Report: a review, with recommendations, of prosperous, pragmatic, positive, progressive local government in Toronto. The nineteenth century formula for elected councils, with the Metropolitan Toronto area as an exemplification. What led to the creation of a metropolitan, or regional, or area municipal government here. The recommendation of a ...
    Text  Allen, William R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1966), 14 Oct 1965, 23-32   The Goldenberg Report: a review, with recommendations, of prosperous, pragmatic, positive, progressive local government in Toronto. The nineteenth century formula for elected councils, with the Metropolitan Toronto area as an ...
  • Our Partnership
    Text  Barrette, Hon. Antonio, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 7 Apr 1960, 285-290     The participation of Quebec to the wealth of Canada and its contribution to the welfare of the Canadian people. The consequences of the loss of any province of Canada. The historical context of provincial partnership. The partnership between Ontario and Quebec. Some examples of joint endeavours. The industrial expansion going ...
    Text  Barrette, Hon. Antonio, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 7 Apr 1960, 285-290   The participation of Quebec to the wealth of Canada and its contribution to the welfare of the Canadian people. The consequences of the loss of any province of Canada. The ...
  • Free Trade in a Free World
    Text  Thornbrough, Albert A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 24 Mar 1960, 262-270     The Inner Six and The Outer Seven trading blocs of Western Europe. The necessity for Canadian firms to deal internationally. The great attention currently on trading, particularly by the Western nations of Europe, members of the Commonwealth, and by the United States as part of the continuation of post-war adjustment ...
    Text  Thornbrough, Albert A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 24 Mar 1960, 262-270   The Inner Six and The Outer Seven trading blocs of Western Europe. The necessity for Canadian firms to deal internationally. The great attention currently on trading, particularly by the Western ...
  • Sex and Violence on the Bookstalls
    Text  Edinborough, Arnold, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 17 Mar 1960, 253-261     A brief survey, by the speaker, of three obscene books demonstrating that such books could be found at Toronto bookstalls, that they are cheap, and that there is a choice. The small percentage of such books. A review of what is on the bookstalls, and some figures to show what ...
    Text  Edinborough, Arnold, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 17 Mar 1960, 253-261   A brief survey, by the speaker, of three obscene books demonstrating that such books could be found at Toronto bookstalls, that they are cheap, and that there is a choice. ...
  • Napoleon Failed—Will We Succeed? (Towards a United States of Europe)
    Text  Rieben, Professor Henri, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 16 Nov 1967, 170-181     Some impressions. The integration of Europe: a brief history. Two editorials which shed light on the path of this history, from 1965 France. Two choices: learning to co-exist in harmony with one another or entrusting to our children and our grandchildren a universe even more dangerous than the one we ...
    Text  Rieben, Professor Henri, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 16 Nov 1967, 170-181   Some impressions. The integration of Europe: a brief history. Two editorials which shed light on the path of this history, from 1965 France. Two choices: learning to co-exist in harmony ...
  • Tax Reform
    Text  Carter, Kenneth LeM., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 18 Mar 1968, 367-385     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Comments on the Report of the Royal Commission on Taxation, the speaker's involvement in that Report, and response to it. Some general comments on tax reform and the various approaches it can take, with example. ...
    Text  Carter, Kenneth LeM., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 18 Mar 1968, 367-385   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Comments on the Report of the Royal Commission on Taxation, the speaker's involvement in that ...
  • Steel
    Text  Scully, Vincent William Thomas, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1966), 21 Oct 1965, 33-42     The Canadian steel industry and foreign capital. The gradual change away from foreign capital. A review of the four major integrated steel companies in Canada today. A brief history of steel and the steel industry. Development over the past 25 years. Canada approaching an overall self-sufficiency in iron and steel. ...
    Text  Scully, Vincent William Thomas, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1966), 21 Oct 1965, 33-42   The Canadian steel industry and foreign capital. The gradual change away from foreign capital. A review of the four major integrated steel companies in Canada today. A brief history of ...
  • Gaping Gaps in Communications
    Text  Goodis, Jerry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1969), 24 Apr 1969, 287-298     Communications. The overuse of the term. Problems of stereotyping. The difficulty of communicating, and listening. An exploration of this topic with many anecdotes and examples, in many different parts of our society. Learning to listen.
    Text  Goodis, Jerry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1969), 24 Apr 1969, 287-298   Communications. The overuse of the term. Problems of stereotyping. The difficulty of communicating, and listening. An exploration of this topic with many anecdotes and examples, in many different parts of ...
  • Difficulties of the United Nations in Maintaining Peace
    Text  Martin, The Honourable Paul, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 2 Apr 1964, 320-327     United Nations peace-keeping operations in Cyprus. Reference to Mr. Adlai Stevenson's remarks on the era of "limited peace"; his penetrating questions about what can and must be done to ensure that the nations pursue the path of peaceful settlement of disputes. The all-important attitude of states toward war. A threat ...
    Text  Martin, The Honourable Paul, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 2 Apr 1964, 320-327   United Nations peace-keeping operations in Cyprus. Reference to Mr. Adlai Stevenson's remarks on the era of "limited peace"; his penetrating questions about what can and must be done to ensure ...
  • Nixon—Humphrey—Wallace! How One Was Chosen
    Text  Young, Christopher, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1969), 5 Dec 1968, 99-108     A detailed description and discussion of each candidate and what helped and hindered their campaign. Some remarks on Canada's political leaders.
    Text  Young, Christopher, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1969), 5 Dec 1968, 99-108   A detailed description and discussion of each candidate and what helped and hindered their campaign. Some remarks on Canada's political leaders.
  • India After the Raj—Showcase of Democracy
    Text  McClure, Dr. Robert B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 15 Feb 1968, 299-308     Dr. McClure speaks as "a Canadian with some Canadian viewpoint who has worked in India for the past 13 years." A sketch of what India looks like to a Canadian. Two roads to improvement for all developing lands today, illustrated by two great examples: China with 800 million people following ...
    Text  McClure, Dr. Robert B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 15 Feb 1968, 299-308   Dr. McClure speaks as "a Canadian with some Canadian viewpoint who has worked in India for the past 13 years." A sketch of what India looks like to a Canadian. ...
  • British Economy on the Move—Encouraging Trends
    Text  Crowe, Sir Colin, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1969), 13 Mar 1969, 220-230     What is actually going on in Britain: a picture of steady, undramatic and painstaking effort. A tendency in Canada to "write down" Britain. Going back to take a quick look at the immediate post war position in Britain. What Britain has done to improve the situation; measures taken. What has ...
    Text  Crowe, Sir Colin, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1969), 13 Mar 1969, 220-230   What is actually going on in Britain: a picture of steady, undramatic and painstaking effort. A tendency in Canada to "write down" Britain. Going back to take a quick look ...
  • Where Does Disarmament Stand Today?
    Text  Burns, General E.L.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1962), 9 Nov 1961, 49-55     An address on disarmament related to the discussions on that subject which are taking place in the General Assembly of the United Nations. Disarmament and alternatives. Recent events: the Berlin crisis, and the resumption of nuclear weapons testing by the Soviet Union. The relation of the Berlin crisis to the ...
    Text  Burns, General E.L.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1962), 9 Nov 1961, 49-55   An address on disarmament related to the discussions on that subject which are taking place in the General Assembly of the United Nations. Disarmament and alternatives. Recent events: the Berlin ...
  • Law and Survival
    Text  Douglas, Justice W.O., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1966), 10 Mar 1966, 254-264     Concern over the dangers of nuclear war. The problem of the prevention of war, or if war starts, the prevention of escalation. How and why the risk of nuclear war increases with the passing of the years. Consequences of the Cold War in terms of dealing with basic world problems. ...
    Text  Douglas, Justice W.O., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1966), 10 Mar 1966, 254-264   Concern over the dangers of nuclear war. The problem of the prevention of war, or if war starts, the prevention of escalation. How and why the risk of nuclear war ...
  • Diamond Jubilee Dinner
    Text  Douglas-Home, The Right Honourable Sir Alec, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 11 Feb 1964, 215-237     Following toasts and other formalities, Sir Alec Douglas-Home begins with a "bold proposition" that there is today a change coming over the world. The speaker offers a broad review of world politics beginning with the state of affairs between the Communist and non-Communist countries, between East and West. Then, a ...
    Text  Douglas-Home, The Right Honourable Sir Alec, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 11 Feb 1964, 215-237   Following toasts and other formalities, Sir Alec Douglas-Home begins with a "bold proposition" that there is today a change coming over the world. The speaker offers a broad review of ...
  • Neighbours Taken For Granted or Dr. Livingstone (Merchant) I Presume?
    Text  Lawson, Harold R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1967), 9 Mar 1967, 253-276     A discussion of "the relationship that exists between Canada and the United States, and the possibility of further strengthening the ties that bind our two great nations together." A review with extensive quotes from a book authored in part and edited by the Honourable Livingston T. Merchant entitled "Neighbours Taken ...
    Text  Lawson, Harold R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1967), 9 Mar 1967, 253-276   A discussion of "the relationship that exists between Canada and the United States, and the possibility of further strengthening the ties that bind our two great nations together." A review ...
  • St. Andrew's Day Special Meeting
    Text  Polwarth, Lord, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1962), 30 Nov 1961, 74-89     A joint meeting of the Empire Club of Canada and St. Andrew's Society of Toronto. Address on the 125th anniversary of St. Andrew's Society. Personal reminiscences and anecdotes. The coincidence of today being Sir Winston Churchill's birthday. Some memories of him. Some remarks about Scotland and Canada, and the relationship ...
    Text  Polwarth, Lord, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1962), 30 Nov 1961, 74-89   A joint meeting of the Empire Club of Canada and St. Andrew's Society of Toronto. Address on the 125th anniversary of St. Andrew's Society. Personal reminiscences and anecdotes. The coincidence ...
  • Cyprus—1966!
    Text  Wilson, The Hon. Mr. Justice John L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1967), 13 Oct 1966, 15-30     An introductory description and history of Cyprus. The speaker's belief that the real problem in Cyprus is the fear that the Turks have for the safety of their lives and property in the future. Some background to the current problem. The role of the United Nations representative or armed forces. ...
    Text  Wilson, The Hon. Mr. Justice John L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1967), 13 Oct 1966, 15-30   An introductory description and history of Cyprus. The speaker's belief that the real problem in Cyprus is the fear that the Turks have for the safety of their lives and ...
  • Canada—A Nation or a Satellite
    Text  Douglas, The Honourable Thomas C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 16 Apr 1964, 339-350     More and more of Canada falling into foreign hands by the steady acquisition of industries and resources by American corporations. Some statistics and recent occurrences. Benefits to Canada from foreign investment. Trading relations with the United States. The problem of developing a branch plant economy in Canada. The example of ...
    Text  Douglas, The Honourable Thomas C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 16 Apr 1964, 339-350   More and more of Canada falling into foreign hands by the steady acquisition of industries and resources by American corporations. Some statistics and recent occurrences. Benefits to Canada from foreign ...
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