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  • Some Canadian Myths About the U.S.
    Text  Gotlieb, Allan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 9 Apr 1987, 383-394     Myths as definers and delimiters of a nation. Myths as limiters of nations, if allowed to substitute for vision. How Americans perceive or misperceive, Canada-U.S. trade. "The seven deadly myths." The difficulty of eradicating myths. Some unfortunate myths or misconceptions held by Canadians about the U.S. and about our relationship ...
    Text  Gotlieb, Allan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 9 Apr 1987, 383-394   Myths as definers and delimiters of a nation. Myths as limiters of nations, if allowed to substitute for vision. How Americans perceive or misperceive, Canada-U.S. trade. "The seven deadly myths." ...
  • Canada and the United States—A Two-Way Street?
    Text  Graham, Katharine, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 14 Feb 1985, 313-325     The lack of interest in Canada by the United States. Impediments to the U.S.'s understanding and appreciation of Canada: incorrect assumptions, national characters shaped by different events, two forms of government, a misunderstood nature of trade partnership (with statistics), the unbalanced flow of information between Canada and the U.S. How ...
    Text  Graham, Katharine, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 14 Feb 1985, 313-325   The lack of interest in Canada by the United States. Impediments to the U.S.'s understanding and appreciation of Canada: incorrect assumptions, national characters shaped by different events, two forms of ...
  • The Washington View
    Text  Schlesinger, Joe, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 10 Jan 1985, 209-226     How Canadians look at Americans. Some differences between Canadians and Americans. Changes over the last five years in the United States. The differences between Canadians and Americans in the 1960s and 1970s. Reagan and his administration and what it has meant to the American public, with examples. The turn to ...
    Text  Schlesinger, Joe, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 10 Jan 1985, 209-226   How Canadians look at Americans. Some differences between Canadians and Americans. Changes over the last five years in the United States. The differences between Canadians and Americans in the 1960s ...
  • Reflections from Washington
    Text  Warren, His Excellency J.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 31 Mar 1977, 324-340     Some personal background. The state of relations with the United States and about how current Canadian phenomena may appear to the U.S. and others outside Canada. Canada/U.S. Relations and how they have changed over the last few years. Public perceptions of the relationship. Canada's place in multi-national relations. A detailed ...
    Text  Warren, His Excellency J.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 31 Mar 1977, 324-340   Some personal background. The state of relations with the United States and about how current Canadian phenomena may appear to the U.S. and others outside Canada. Canada/U.S. Relations and how ...
  • Ritchie, Charles
    Text  Author and Diplomat, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 8 Nov 1984, 115-125     Canadians as they are seen by others, with discussion. In NATO, and the United Nations, and in the Commonwealth, Canadians seen as having a gift for constructive compromise. Canadian smugness. How we define ourselves as what we are not. The "invisibility syndrome" of Canada by the United States. Exchanges with ...
    Text  Author and Diplomat, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 8 Nov 1984, 115-125   Canadians as they are seen by others, with discussion. In NATO, and the United Nations, and in the Commonwealth, Canadians seen as having a gift for constructive compromise. Canadian smugness. ...
  • International Bridge of Freedom
    Text  Romney, George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1961), 26 Jan 1961, 195-206     Canada going through a searching reappraisal of our economic and foreign policies. Quoted in the address from a Canadian correspondent: "Canada is locked in a vital and complicated debate on the whole problem of American economic penetration and its ultimate effect on Canadian sovereignty." The speaker's assertion that such debate ...
    Text  Romney, George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1961), 26 Jan 1961, 195-206   Canada going through a searching reappraisal of our economic and foreign policies. Quoted in the address from a Canadian correspondent: "Canada is locked in a vital and complicated debate on ...
  • Relationships
    Text  Reagan, President Ronald and Mulroney, Brian, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 21 Jun 1988, 24-36     A joint meeting of the Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian Club of Toronto. The President of the United States and the Prime Minister of Canada spoke after the seven-nation Economic Summit which was hosted by Canada. Mr. Mulroney begins with some comments on what was covered at the ...
    Text  Reagan, President Ronald and Mulroney, Brian, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 21 Jun 1988, 24-36   A joint meeting of the Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian Club of Toronto. The President of the United States and the Prime Minister of Canada spoke after the ...
  • Canada/U.S. Relations: 1982
    Text  Robinson, The Honourable Paul H. Jr., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 25 Feb 1982, 288- 300     The many areas of common agreement between Canada and the U.S. including law, language, literature and a representative form of government. Canada and the U.S. as trading partners. The Joint Consultative Group. The concern of the National Energy Program. The U.S. quarrel with the retroactive aspect of the program, with ...
    Text  Robinson, The Honourable Paul H. Jr., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 25 Feb 1982, 288- 300   The many areas of common agreement between Canada and the U.S. including law, language, literature and a representative form of government. Canada and the U.S. as trading partners. The Joint ...
  • A British View of Canada
    Text  Langham, Right Honourable Lord Darling of, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 30 Sep 1926, 214-221     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Canadian hearts in the homeland. Some words from Lord Bramwell on socialism. Canada's peculiar position of being absolutely capable of governing itself, but proud to live under the flag of the British Empire, and under ...
    Text  Langham, Right Honourable Lord Darling of, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 30 Sep 1926, 214-221   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Canadian hearts in the homeland. Some words from Lord Bramwell on socialism. Canada's peculiar position ...
  • Canadian -American Relations
    Text  McCutcheon, Senator the Honourable M. Wallace, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 12 Nov 1964, 74-84     Canada's obsession with threatened American domination, cultural, political, economic: an explanation or an excuse? An exploration of this issue. Points to bear in mind about Canada's proximity to the United States: some realities. The misconceptions of the question of Canadian-American economic relations. Putting the situation in perspective. What we share. ...
    Text  McCutcheon, Senator the Honourable M. Wallace, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 12 Nov 1964, 74-84   Canada's obsession with threatened American domination, cultural, political, economic: an explanation or an excuse? An exploration of this issue. Points to bear in mind about Canada's proximity to the United ...
  • Sleeping with the Elephant
    Text  Thomson, Professor Dale C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1970), 12 Mar 1970, 311-324     Canadian-American relations. The differences between the United States and Canada, with Canada having the positives. Some advantages to life south of the border. Two specific points made by the speaker: Canada has a distinct identity, and Canada has not lost the ability for maintaining that separate identity. Communication between the ...
    Text  Thomson, Professor Dale C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1970), 12 Mar 1970, 311-324   Canadian-American relations. The differences between the United States and Canada, with Canada having the positives. Some advantages to life south of the border. Two specific points made by the speaker: ...
  • Combined Strength for Defence
    Text  Doolittle, General James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 11 Nov 1955, 90-100     The realization of the threat of new and extremely powerful weapon systems to the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States. Meeting the challenge of defence, guided by two basic principles: that we could maintain the peace only through strength, through the creation of a superior military force-in-being; and that ...
    Text  Doolittle, General James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 11 Nov 1955, 90-100   The realization of the threat of new and extremely powerful weapon systems to the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States. Meeting the challenge of defence, guided by two basic ...
  • The United States and Canada—Common Aims and Common Responsibilities
    Text  Ball, The Honourable George H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 22 Mar 1965, 278-289     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The relations between Canada and the United States "too intimate to be easily analyzed and too complex to be taken for granted." A list of five major areas of relations. Briefly, they are: bilateral relations ...
    Text  Ball, The Honourable George H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 22 Mar 1965, 278-289   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The relations between Canada and the United States "too intimate to be easily analyzed and ...
  • Canada & The United States—Partners in Freedom
    Text  Hopkins, John J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 18 Oct 1951, 50-64     The threat to both Canada and the United States which has developed into a menace since 1945 and 1946. The tension that the two countries share in common. The speaker's opportunity to come into contact and to appreciate the Canadian people, and to respect the tremendous industrial potential of Canada. ...
    Text  Hopkins, John J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 18 Oct 1951, 50-64   The threat to both Canada and the United States which has developed into a menace since 1945 and 1946. The tension that the two countries share in common. The speaker's ...
  • International Co-operation
    Text  Swensrud, Sidney A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1957), 8 Nov 1956, 59-71     Some background to the speaker's experiences in Canada. The development of oil production and transportation in Canada since the discovery of Leduc in 1947, and its significance for Canada and the world. Some history and statistics. The relative consumption of oil per capita in the U.S. compared with Canada. The ...
    Text  Swensrud, Sidney A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1957), 8 Nov 1956, 59-71   Some background to the speaker's experiences in Canada. The development of oil production and transportation in Canada since the discovery of Leduc in 1947, and its significance for Canada and ...
  • Neighbours Across the Border
    Text  Insull, Samuel, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 13 Nov 1930, 286-292     Reference to Britain as Canadians' "mother's house." Canada as the daughter with great influence in her mother's house. The United States as "a good neighbour." Reasons why Canada and the U.S. should be good neighbours. Trade and tourist dollars exchanged between the two countries. Reasons to believe that our respective ...
    Text  Insull, Samuel, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 13 Nov 1930, 286-292   Reference to Britain as Canadians' "mother's house." Canada as the daughter with great influence in her mother's house. The United States as "a good neighbour." Reasons why Canada and the ...
  • Canada's Defence Forces
    Text  Alexander, Brigadier R.O., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 20 Apr 1939, 377-392     A picture of Canada's defence forces. Canada's defence forces today consisting of naval, military and air forces functioning separately under their own laws, but controlled and administered under the Minister of National Defence, assisted by a Council, representative of all the services. Some details of administrative structure in the three ...
    Text  Alexander, Brigadier R.O., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 20 Apr 1939, 377-392   A picture of Canada's defence forces. Canada's defence forces today consisting of naval, military and air forces functioning separately under their own laws, but controlled and administered under the Minister ...
  • Empire Unity—The Bulwark of Civilization
    Text  Croft, Brigadier-General Sir Henry Page, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 30 Aug 1938, 19-29     Promoting reciprocal trade as the shortest basis perhaps of Empire unity. The vital nature of the unity today if the great fraternity of people is to take its part in leading civilization back to sanity, progress and prosperity. The preference policy of reciprocity in 1931-32. What that policy has done ...
    Text  Croft, Brigadier-General Sir Henry Page, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 30 Aug 1938, 19-29   Promoting reciprocal trade as the shortest basis perhaps of Empire unity. The vital nature of the unity today if the great fraternity of people is to take its part in ...
  • Preparedness and the Canadian Economy
    Text  Howe, Rt. Hon. C.D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 26 Feb 1951, 252-261     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The purpose of preparedness for Canada and for other countries of the free world not war, but an effort to prevent all-out war. How war may be avoided. Sharing the view of General Marshall, expressed ...
    Text  Howe, Rt. Hon. C.D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 26 Feb 1951, 252-261   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The purpose of preparedness for Canada and for other countries of the free world not ...
  • Men—Materials—Money for Canada's Defence
    Text  Claxton, Hon. Brooke, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 25 Jan 1951, 192-205     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Canada's direct and personal interest in world peace. The issue of topic is discussed under the following headings. "The Canadian People." A look at what Canadians have in terms of wealth, social security, and in ...
    Text  Claxton, Hon. Brooke, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 25 Jan 1951, 192-205   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Canada's direct and personal interest in world peace. The issue of topic is discussed under ...
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