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Canada's Land and Air Forces 
Text  McNaughton, Major-General A.G.L., Canada's Land and Air Forces, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 2 May 1929, 189-199  The part that the Canadian Militia and the Canadian Air Force are playing and will play in the future, in the development of Canada's national life. Some background to the current situation. The lack of development of our armed forces since the armistice. Efforts focused on the League of Nations...
The Price of Peace 
Text  Drew, Hon. George, The Price of Peace, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1969), 28 Nov 1968, 86-98  The situation in the U.S.S.R. with Brezhnev's declaration that "every Communist state must adhere and submit to the policies and doctrines of the Kremlin or be subjected to the same military discipline as Czechoslovakia experienced last August." The speaker's warning of the significance of this...
Naval Defence 
Text  Story, W. Oswald, Naval Defence, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1928), 7 Apr 1927, 95-104  ... on the map of the world. I think our Canadian histories, especially those used as text-books in schools do not pay sufficient attention to the debt that Canada owes to the British Navy, which enabled those gallant soldiers and early settlers to win Canada for the British Empire, by keeping the seas open...
World Political Changes and Their Effect on Defence 
Text  Harkness, The Honourable Douglas S., World Political Changes and Their Effect on Defence, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 515), 14 Nov 1963, 92-100  Discussion in recent years on what Canada's defence policy should be. Two directly opposite political tendencies, or movements, at work. The move towards nationalism and national sovereignty all over the world. The necessity to maintain the nuclear deterrent of the West. The rising power of China....
Canada's Defence 
Text  Hellyer, Paul T., Canada's Defence, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 515), 28 Nov 1963, 118-129  Canada now in the process of preparing a long-term defence policy for the future. The complexities, controversies and differences of opinion of the subject, and in respect of the path we should follow. A consideration of the problems that face Canada in the broadest context, in order to make...
Men and Missiles 
Text  Curtis, Air Marshal W.A., Men and Missiles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 13 Nov 1958, 91-99  The meaning of Remembrance Day. The greatest cost of human life in war. The nature of the Cold War. Rebelling at paying the price of preparedness in peacetime, resulting in paying a greater price in the long run, in both material wealth and in human lives. What preparedness means now, in terms of...
Canada's Defence Reorganization 
Text  Hellyer, The Honourable Paul T., Canada's Defence Reorganization, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 18 Feb 1965, 217-231  Some of the basic arguments in favour of integration of Canada's armed forces. A brief summary of progress to date. Three steps to take: to bring the past up to the present, i.e., to arrange for the stockpiling of warheads for the weapons systems already acquired for our armed forces; to review...
The Future of Canadian Defence in the Nuclear Era 
Text  Foulkes, General Charles, The Future of Canadian Defence in the Nuclear Era, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1963), 28 Feb 1963, 203-222  A look at some of the criticism of Canadian Defence policy over the past few years. Why such a situation exists. A critical look at what Canada should be doing in the defence field in the nuclear era. First, gaining a clear concept of what defence is possible today and in the next few years. A...
Canada's Military-Industrial Complex 
Text  Danson, The Honourable Barnett J., Canada's Military-Industrial Complex, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 11 Nov 1982, 92-104  The term "military-industrial-complex" and what it implies. Aligning ourselves "with like-minded nations who share our values and, to an extent, our geography, and to carry our fair share of responsibility in such an alliance." The equipping of a continuously existing armed force. Opting for a...
Nuclear Weapons and Nuclear Arms Control: Canada and the Western Alliance in 1987 
Text  Beatty, The Honourable Perrin, Nuclear Weapons and Nuclear Arms Control: Canada and the Western Alliance in 1987, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 15 Jan 1987, 206-216  The range of major defence policy issues that must be dealt with in the forthcoming defence White Paper. This address focusses on one of the more difficult: nuclear policy. An explication of the speaker's personal stand on the questions of nuclear weapons and arms control. A threat to the Western...
NORAD: Current Operations and Future Plans 
Text  Stovel, Lieutenant General Richard C., NORAD: Current Operations and Future Plans, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 4 Mar 1976, 314-329  An introduction by Lieutenant General Richard Stovel, followed by a review of NORAD by Lieutenant Colonel Povilus, United States Air Force. Responsibilities of NORAD: To provide warning of an attack of any nature; to keep track of everything that happens in space--the only military command so...
A Weak Link in the Imperial Chain 
Text  Merritt, Lieut.-Colonel Wm. Hamilton, A Weak Link in the Imperial Chain, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 25 Nov 1909, 38-46  The speaker's plea today for national safety and national defence as advocated by such leagues as the United Service League in England, and the Australian Defence league. Hoping to have a similar league in Canada. Comments on the attitude of the Canadian people to considerations of national...
The Naval Question in its Relation to the Empire 
Text  Peterson, Principal William, The Naval Question in its Relation to the Empire, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 3 Feb 1910, 128-131  [Synopsis only available.] A discussion of the issue of Canada's partnership and responsibilities as regards the British Empire. The speaker's statement that there is "too much talk, at the present time of the need for asserting our individual and separate existence, and of the inalienable rights...
The Commercial Congress of the Empire at Sydney 
Text  Cockshut, W.F., The Commercial Congress of the Empire at Sydney, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 9 Feb 1910, 132-139  The matter of Empire Unity. The speaker's representation of Toronto and Ontario at the Congress of the Chambers of Commerce of the Empire in Sydney, Australia. Ways in which this gathering was unique. The three most important questions that the speaker believes the Congress dealt with out of the...
Are We Equal to the Occasion? 
Text  Burnham, J.H., Are We Equal to the Occasion?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 23 Jan 1913, 146-156  The great point of conflict in Canada today: "Shall we do something towards making ourselves into an Empire, or shall we do nothing? A growing disposition in Canada among people who should know better, to forsake their duties and responsibilities as men and as members of this great Empire …" Words...
Imperial Defence 
Text  d'Egville, howard, Imperial Defence, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 25 Sep 1908, 11-18  Some broad aspects of our Imperial position in order to promote that consideration and that discussion which can alone tend to the solution of the problems of our Empire. The main purpose of the address to investigate the views of prominent Canadians upon questions of closer co-operation. The real...
Canada and Imperial Defence 
Text  Mason, Lieut.-Col. James; Grier, Major E. Wyly, Canada and Imperial Defence, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 15 Mar 1906, 219-229  Lieut.-Colonel James Mason: Canada contributing to the defence of the Empire as something that should be regarded not only as a duty but as a necessity; why that is so. The need for a large and efficient navy and army to protect and to defend the British Empire's possessions and trade. Some...
Imperial Defence 
Text  Hunter, Captain A.T.; Champion, T.E., Imperial Defence, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 22 Mar 1906, 230-236  Captain A.T. Hunter: An examination of our obligations and our means of settlement with regard to matters of Imperial defence. The three traditional forms of defence: men, money and ships. Confusion over obligations. The speaker's opposition to the idea of giving a battleship; that we should start...
The Development of Air Power In Canada 
Text  Gibson, Hon. Colin, The Development of Air Power In Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 28 Feb 1946, 256-270  Outlining Canada's plans for the future of the Royal Canadian Air Force. Some history of the Canadian Air Force, less than 30 years old. Canadians in the First World War joining the Royal Flying Corps, the Royal Naval Air Service, and later, the Royal Air Force overseas. The names of 1,500...
The Defence of the Empire 
Text  Hughes, Colonel Sam, The Defence of the Empire, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 2 Feb 1905, 176-184  No possible defence of the Empire that does not involve a full partnership union of Great Britain and all her colonies. Ways in which the geographical position of Canada precludes the idea of either independence or annexation. The need for the full partnership union with Great Britain and all her...
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