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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  A brief personal background. Acting on Ambassador Stuart's suggestion concerning the value of the interchange of viewpoints, an exploration and discussion of problems existing in the United States, with emphasis on a few examples of problems which can be turned into opportunities for continued...
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  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. A change of topic from one of the good relations between Canada and the United States, due to the recent Chinese Communist attack in Korea. Now on the "brink of the precipice" seeing before us "the abyss of war." The...
Neighbours Taken For Granted or Dr. Livingstone (Merchant) I Presume? 
Text  Lawson, Harold R., Neighbours Taken For Granted or Dr. Livingstone (Merchant) I Presume?, 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...
The Soviet's Objectives--Facts and Fancies 
Text  Wigglesworth, The Honourable Richard B., The Soviet's Objectives--Facts and Fancies, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 16 Apr 1959, 309-317  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Some facts regarding basic Soviet motives. Looking for clues with respect to future actions by the Soviet Union in its past actions. The history of the last twenty years: forgetting it at our risk and peril. Details of...
Wife Of … An Irreverent Account of Life in Washington 
Text  Gotlieb, Sondra, Wife Of … An Irreverent Account of Life in Washington, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 31 Oct 1985, 100-108  Amusing anecodtes and reminiscences of the speaker, in her role as wife of Canada's Ambassador to the United States. Autobiographical.
Canada-U.S. Relations in the New Era; A Diplomat's View 
Text  de Chastelain, General John, Canada-U.S. Relations in the New Era; A Diplomat's View, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 23 Jun 1993, 68-81  Five messages: "good relations between our two countries are vital for us both;" "the existence of good relations between the leaders of both countries is not absolutely vital, but it does make things a lot easier between us and it certainly makes life easier for those that have to manage the...
Where are Canada and the U.S. Going? 
Text  Enders, His Excellency, The Honourable Thomas O., Where are Canada and the U.S. Going?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 29 Apr 1976, 421-433  A discussion of investment and resources, often the subjects of misunderstandings between Canada and the United States. Differing points of view and opinions about Canadian-American relations. What will each country do in the changing world? A brief history and review of the current situation, and...
Fraternal Relations 
Text  Taft, Ex-President William Howard, Fraternal Relations, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 20 Jan 1919, 50-62  Reference to the speaker's last address at the Empire Club, and the changed circumstances since that time. America's part in the Great War. The war and its effect upon Canada. Our returning boys and finding them employment. The great future that awaits Canada. The opportunity given to Canada...
Some Impressions 
Text  Ford, Henry II, Some Impressions, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 24 Jan 1952, 199-210  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Some general comments on the state of the world today; the speaker's feeling that people are a little tired of the constant complaining about the troublesome and critically dangerous world in which we live. Some remarks...
Good Will Between the United States and Canada 
Text  Stewart, John A., Good Will Between the United States and Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 24 Feb 1921, 75-87  A toast to Sinn Feinism. Anglo-American relations. Talks with the President-to-be and his thoughts and comments on the matter. The work of the Sulgrave Institute in the furtherance of good will and understanding among English-speaking peoples. The importance to the world of Angle-American...
Representation Abroad 
Text  Greene, Kenneth Alfred, Representation Abroad, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 10 Apr 1952, 330-341  The fundamental aim of foreign policy as part and parcel of our national aspirations. Projects which are now going forward toward the development of Canada into a nation of international consequence. The prevention of another war the principal aim of our foreign policy. The need for a strong and...
Our Common Mission 
Text  Farley, James A., Our Common Mission, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1955), 21 Apr 1955, 283-294  The mission of our two countries (Canada and the United States) in today's world. The sharing of a common resource--the electric power of the magnificent spillway of the St. Lawrence River. Two nations that have attained the highest level of foreign relations known to civilization. The United...
The View From Washington 
Text  Burney, The Hon. Derek, The View From Washington, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 30 Nov 1989, 130-142  The speaker offers a view of his job; a view from his job; a view of Canada as seen from Washington. An objective of impressing his audience with a message about our own attitudes as Canadians. The view of Canada as "grown up." Canada's freedom and self-imposed limitations to those freedoms. The...
Power and Responsibility 
Text  Sulzberger, Arthur Hays, Power and Responsibility, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 12 Jan 1952, 170-184  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Royal Canadian Institute. The time of year for self-examination. Canada and the United States asking themselves a few questions: How are we doing, each country in its own way? What more can we do to promote the objectives and ideals we share?...
A Center of Confidence 
Text  Colbert, Lester L., A Center of Confidence, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1957), 10 Jan 1957, 154-164  Some thoughts on how best a working citizen can make a contribution to bringing about the kind of peaceful world we all want. A related thought on how Canada and the United States are functioning as the economic heart of the free world. Some background to traditions of both countries. Canada and...
Canadian Foreign Policy in a Two Power World 
Text  Pearson, Hon. Lester B., Canadian Foreign Policy in a Two Power World, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 10 Apr 1951, 346-358  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The complicated and difficult time for foreign policy. Reasons why that is so. Scientific achievements outstripping social and moral development. The special difficulties of the formulation of foreign policy for a...
Canadian and American Relations 
Text  Whitney, Honourable John Hay, Canadian and American Relations, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 515), 5 Dec 1963, 130-136  Some remarks on the traumatic aftershock to the United States, following President Kennedy's assassination. Canada and the U.S. as joint inheritors, in the new world, of a common old world heritage--a sharing of the some goals, the same values. Speaking a common language in more than the...
The Dangers and Opportunities We Share 
Text  Litchfield, Paul Weeks, The Dangers and Opportunities We Share, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 25 Mar 1954, 266-278  Some introductory remarks about Canada and the speaker's relationship with it. The rubber business as the central point in the speaker's life for more than 50 years. The rubber industry's record of achievement in human progress, and the speaker's enthusiasm about its opportunities for the future....
Neighbours Across the Border 
Text  Insull, Samuel, Neighbours Across the Border, 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...
International Co-operation 
Text  Swensrud, Sidney A., International Co-operation, 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...
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