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  • Canada's Defence
    Text  Hellyer, Paul T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 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 intelligent ...
    Text  Hellyer, Paul T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 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 ...
  • Men and Missiles
    Text  Curtis, Air Marshal W.A., 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, ...
    Text  Curtis, Air Marshal W.A., 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 ...
  • Canada's Defence—How and Who?
    Text  Malone, Richard S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1967), 6 Oct 1966, 1-14     The rather complex subject of integration of Canada's armed forces. An exploration of some aspects of the integration issue. The speaker's support for a high degree of integration for Canada's forces, but not an all-out unification down to the level of operational or combat units. Negative consequences of such an ...
    Text  Malone, Richard S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1967), 6 Oct 1966, 1-14   The rather complex subject of integration of Canada's armed forces. An exploration of some aspects of the integration issue. The speaker's support for a high degree of integration for Canada's ...
  • NATO in the Balance
    Text  Lewis, David, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1969), 27 Mar 1969, 246-255     An address in the "spirit of friendly and respectful antagonism." The speaker's trip to Europe and of what it reminded him: "that we live in a nightmarish world whose survival, we are told, depends on our capacity to destroy it." Turning away from the military alliance. What we are told ...
    Text  Lewis, David, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1969), 27 Mar 1969, 246-255   An address in the "spirit of friendly and respectful antagonism." The speaker's trip to Europe and of what it reminded him: "that we live in a nightmarish world whose survival, ...
  • Meeting the Threat at Home and Abroad
    Text  Danson, The Honourable Barnett, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 24 Nov 1977, 122-140     Now the largest military buildup in history. The disturbing fact of this buildup. Differences now and in 1938-39. Some numbers. The size of Canada's forces. Details of Canada's forces. A brief overview of the future of our defences. Canada's military priorities. A discussion of non-military priorities. The irrational war between ...
    Text  Danson, The Honourable Barnett, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 24 Nov 1977, 122-140   Now the largest military buildup in history. The disturbing fact of this buildup. Differences now and in 1938-39. Some numbers. The size of Canada's forces. Details of Canada's forces. A ...
  • Armed Forces and Détente
    Text  Dextraze, General J.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 24 Nov 1976, 110-120     The defence of the western way of life with détente in perspective. The requirement to defend democratic institutions in the world today. Why the Western world needs to maintain large, professional Armed Forces. The necessity to spend billions of dollars annually on military personnel and equipment. The need to maintain ...
    Text  Dextraze, General J.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 24 Nov 1976, 110-120   The defence of the western way of life with détente in perspective. The requirement to defend democratic institutions in the world today. Why the Western world needs to maintain large, ...
  • The Future of Canadian Defence in the Nuclear Era
    Text  Foulkes, General Charles, 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 ...
    Text  Foulkes, General Charles, 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 ...
  • Why Your Children Should Enlist in the Canadian Armed Forces
    Text  Collins, The Hon. Mary, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 26 Apr 1990, 316-327     A discussion of some of the issues presently before the nation and the Department of National Defence in particular. First, comments on the passage of the Meech Lake Accord. Next, an attempt to answer the question of why our children should enlist in the Canadian Armed Forces. Some examples of ...
    Text  Collins, The Hon. Mary, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 26 Apr 1990, 316-327   A discussion of some of the issues presently before the nation and the Department of National Defence in particular. First, comments on the passage of the Meech Lake Accord. Next, ...
  • World Political Changes and Their Effect on Defence
    Text  Harkness, The Honourable Douglas S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 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. China's challenge to Russia. ...
    Text  Harkness, The Honourable Douglas S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 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 ...
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