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  • How the Cold War Ended
    Reed, Thomas C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2005), 24 Jun 2004, 480-492     The speaker's book and the process by which it was written. Personal reminiscences from the Cold War. People the speaker met during that time. The toll that the Cold War took, with some illustrative examples. Mayak before Chernobyl. Cuba and the October Crisis. Some "if" comments. The Tonkin Gulf episode ...
    Reed, Thomas C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2005), 24 Jun 2004, 480-492   The speaker's book and the process by which it was written. Personal ...
  • The Threat to World Freedom
    Slaght, Arthur Graeme, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 7 Oct 1948, 1-15     A few things about Canada which, when marshalled and collected, are truly astounding. Ways in which Canada is unique amongst the nations of the world. Why Canadians are the luckiest people in the world. The chance to lose it all. Why Canada and the Anglo-Saxon world of today are faced ...
    Slaght, Arthur Graeme, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 7 Oct 1948, 1-15   A few things about Canada which, when marshalled and collected, are truly ...
  • The New Face of the United Nations
    Martin, The Honourable Paul, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1961), 6 Oct 1960, 9-23     The importance and inevitability of the United Nations as established by events of the last year, particularly in the Congo and now in the current Fifteenth Assembly of the United Nations, to maintain order in the world, and as represented in the collective conscience of mankind. An examination of the ...
    Martin, The Honourable Paul, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1961), 6 Oct 1960, 9-23   The importance and inevitability of the United Nations as established by events ...
  • Gains and Losses in the Cold War
    Fraser, Blair, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1961), 20 Oct 1960, 33-44     The speaker begins by stating four main points of the "current orthodoxy of North American and Western position in the world." Briefly, they are: Western prestige has never been higher and Soviet prestige and influence never lower; one proof of this is that in the fifteen years of its existence ...
    Fraser, Blair, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1961), 20 Oct 1960, 33-44   The speaker begins by stating four main points of the "current orthodoxy ...
  • We Take Our Stand
    James, Dr. F. Cyril, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 17 Mar 1949, 268-281     The period of British history of St. Patrick. A vivid depiction of what Patrick's environment would have been like. Remembering men who were not defeatists. How far we have fallen from the bright hopes of a generation ago. The moving screen that is the Iron Curtain. Changing Soviet tactics. The ...
    James, Dr. F. Cyril, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 17 Mar 1949, 268-281   The period of British history of St. Patrick. A vivid depiction of ...
  • Europe Still Holds The Key
    Duncan, James S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 6 Jan 1949, 139-154     This meeting also attended by members of the Canadian Manufacturers' Association and the Board of Trade. Something of the speaker's recent experiences during a 7-1/2 week tour of Europe. How the happenings in Europe have a bearing upon our future as Canadians and our standard of living. Thumbnail sketches of ...
    Duncan, James S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 6 Jan 1949, 139-154   This meeting also attended by members of the Canadian Manufacturers' Association and ...
  • Education and the Cold War
    Duncan, James Stuart, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1957), 10 Dec 1956, 123-136     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada, The Canadian Club of Toronto, and the Toronto Board of Trade. The interest taken in education during the past eighteen months, and why. Canada facing an educational crisis. The importance of education to Canada's national strength and well-being. Factors impacting education ...
    Duncan, James Stuart, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1957), 10 Dec 1956, 123-136   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada, The Canadian Club ...
  • Is the Declaration of Washington an Answer to the Russian World Economic Challenge
    Diefenbaker, John G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 9 Feb 1956, 199-206     "The Spirit of Geneva" dissipated in recent months. Threats and policies of the U.S.S.R. and Krushchev. The Cold War supplanted by hot economic competition. An economic offensive everywhere in the world. The stalemate brought about by atomic weapons producing a change in the world offensive. The Communists' new Five Year ...
    Diefenbaker, John G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 9 Feb 1956, 199-206   "The Spirit of Geneva" dissipated in recent months. Threats and policies of ...
  • Atlantic Trade Community, Foundation of the Free World
    Pearson, The Honourable Lester, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1961), 24 Apr 1961, 325-333     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The current situation with regard to nuclear deterrent and the defence of the free world from the Communists. How the democracies can meet Soviet competition. Removing trade barriers between free countries; building up the largest ...
    Pearson, The Honourable Lester, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1961), 24 Apr 1961, 325-333   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian ...
  • The Soviet Challenge in Asia
    Henderson, Larry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 10 Mar 1960, 242-252     The Soviet challenge in Asia at a time when the Communist economic threat is assuming ever greater proportions. Examples of Khrushchov's economic contributions in various countries. Soviet development of the underdeveloped countries with the proportions of a major political assault on the economies of the free world. Some details of ...
    Henderson, Larry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 10 Mar 1960, 242-252   The Soviet challenge in Asia at a time when the Communist economic ...
  • Free Trade in a Free World
    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 ...
    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 Plague of Pessimism
    Murray, Major Gladstone, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 6 Apr 1950, 294-303     This discussion of the threat of Communism, and Canada's place in that struggle, proceeds under the following headings: Moscow On Canada/ Mr. Buck and His Chaplain; The Effect of Propaganda; The War Issue; When Wickedness Becomes Virtue; The Russian People; Victory Certain; Towards One World; Internal Attack; The Future of ...
    Murray, Major Gladstone, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 6 Apr 1950, 294-303   This discussion of the threat of Communism, and Canada's place in that ...
  • The Formidable Reality of Khrushchev's Russia
    Duncan, James S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1961), 7 Nov 1960, 68-80     A joint Meeting of The Toronto Board of Trade, The Canadian Club of Toronto, and The Empire Club of Canada. An opportunity to tell some of the conclusions of the speaker, following his return four months ago from an extensive visit to the U.S.S.R. The object of the visit. Progress ...
    Duncan, James S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1961), 7 Nov 1960, 68-80   A joint Meeting of The Toronto Board of Trade, The Canadian Club ...
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