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  • A Look At America
    Text  Medina, His Honour Judge Harold R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1958), 13 Mar 1958, 241-262     The story of the Communist Trial and the aftermath. The speaker's involvement from the Fall of 1948 when he was a new Judge, and was assigned to try the case of the Communists. Personal reminiscences and experience. Delegations. His schedule. Protection provided. Two or three concrete instances of the endeavours ...
    Text  Medina, His Honour Judge Harold R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1958), 13 Mar 1958, 241-262   The story of the Communist Trial and the aftermath. The speaker's involvement from the Fall of 1948 when he was a new Judge, and was assigned to try the case ...
  • Men, Missiles and Misunderstandings
    Text  Gruenther, General Alfred M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 25 Feb 1960, 217-230     Origins of the Red Cross. The uninvolvement of the United States until 1881. History of the Red Cross. The burden of the United States in its assumed role in connection with the future of the free world. The North American Treaty Organization and its progress. Exercising good partnership. Various factors ...
    Text  Gruenther, General Alfred M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 25 Feb 1960, 217-230   Origins of the Red Cross. The uninvolvement of the United States until 1881. History of the Red Cross. The burden of the United States in its assumed role in connection ...
  • Old Loyalties With New Meaning
    Text  Drew, Hon. George A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 10 Jan 1952, 158-169     A good time to come to some clear understanding with ourselves about our hopes for the future of Canada, the great Commonwealth which expresses its loyalty to one king, and those wider international organizations with which we are associated. A look back to when the Empire Club was formed 50 ...
    Text  Drew, Hon. George A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 10 Jan 1952, 158-169   A good time to come to some clear understanding with ourselves about our hopes for the future of Canada, the great Commonwealth which expresses its loyalty to one king, and ...
  • The Only Way to Save Civilization
    Text  Murray, Major Gladstone, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 17 Feb 1949, 224-233     Gaining an understanding of the problems of today by envisaging these problems as a consequence of history. Man achieving civilization as a response to a challenge in a situation which rouses him to make a hitherto unprecedented effort. How modern man is distinguished from the cave-man. A discussion and review ...
    Text  Murray, Major Gladstone, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 17 Feb 1949, 224-233   Gaining an understanding of the problems of today by envisaging these problems as a consequence of history. Man achieving civilization as a response to a challenge in a situation which ...
  • Personal Responsibility and Interdependence
    Text  Ramsey, the Most Reverend and Right Honourable Arthur Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 13 Aug 1963, 1-15     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada, The English Speaking Union, The Canadian Club of Toronto, The Royal Commonwealth Society and The St. George's Society. Links in the history of friendship and affection between Canada and Great Britain, with a personal example from the speaker. The Anglican Congress ...
    Text  Ramsey, the Most Reverend and Right Honourable Arthur Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 13 Aug 1963, 1-15   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada, The English Speaking Union, The Canadian Club of Toronto, The Royal Commonwealth Society and The St. George's Society. Links in the ...
  • The Plague of Pessimism
    Text  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 ...
    Text  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; ...
  • Report From Moscow
    Text  Boss, William (Bill), The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 348-356     The impossibility of giving a report from Moscow, and why. Some personal background of the speaker. The Russian assignment and the series of stories now appearing in the newspapers as representative of the speaker's impressions and the facts gathered. The material things that impress a person visiting the Soviet Union. ...
    Text  Boss, William (Bill), The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 348-356   The impossibility of giving a report from Moscow, and why. Some personal background of the speaker. The Russian assignment and the series of stories now appearing in the newspapers as ...
  • The Role of Free China in the Free World
    Text  Tsiang, Ambassador Tingfu F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1961), 27 Apr 1961, 334-344     The speaker addresses the Empire Club of Canada as representative of the people and Government of the Island of Taiwan, who find themselves "on the very front line of the world-wide fight against international Communism," which fact has "conditioned much of our life and work." A description of that life, ...
    Text  Tsiang, Ambassador Tingfu F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1961), 27 Apr 1961, 334-344   The speaker addresses the Empire Club of Canada as representative of the people and Government of the Island of Taiwan, who find themselves "on the very front line of the ...
  • The Russian Situation
    Text  Marshal, Charles A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 14 Feb 1924, 74-87     The varying conditions in Russia as the speaker saw them, which could lead to false impressions. The difficulty of getting an accurate picture of Russia from a superficial view of a few localities. The party with whom the speaker travelled. The accommodation provided for them in Russia. A description of ...
    Text  Marshal, Charles A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 14 Feb 1924, 74-87   The varying conditions in Russia as the speaker saw them, which could lead to false impressions. The difficulty of getting an accurate picture of Russia from a superficial view of ...
  • The Situation in Russia
    Text  Percy, Major-General Sir Jocelyn, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 27 Jan 1921, 14-30     The speaker, sent to Russia by the War Office in 1907, just after the Russia-Japanese war to view the battle fields and gauge the value of the Russians. The speaker's expectations and actual findings. Karensky's revolution in Russia, and the consequences for the people. How the revolution was started, who ...
    Text  Percy, Major-General Sir Jocelyn, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 27 Jan 1921, 14-30   The speaker, sent to Russia by the War Office in 1907, just after the Russia-Japanese war to view the battle fields and gauge the value of the Russians. The speaker's ...
  • The Soviet Challenge in Asia
    Text  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 ...
    Text  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 ...
  • Stalin's Biggest Headache
    Text  Woodside, Willson, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 9 Feb 1950, 198-210     Stalin's biggest headache: Titoism in the form of Tito's defiance. The speaker's pleasure at hearing Stalin's discomfort over the Moscow Radio. Titoism as a very serious heresy in the world church of Communism. How Titoism has revealed the weaknesses of the new Muscovite imperialism. The breaking away of Yugoslavia from ...
    Text  Woodside, Willson, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 9 Feb 1950, 198-210   Stalin's biggest headache: Titoism in the form of Tito's defiance. The speaker's pleasure at hearing Stalin's discomfort over the Moscow Radio. Titoism as a very serious heresy in the world ...
  • Survival At Stake, Our Individual Responsibilities
    Text  Stokes-Rees, Commander Rowland H. (Retired), The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 8 Apr 1948, 336-353     Reference to the speaker's previous address four and a half years ago. Some recollections of events in the First and Second World Wars. The situation today. The consequences of another war in the atomic age. The speaker's conviction that Russia does not want another war, and reasons for that conviction. ...
    Text  Stokes-Rees, Commander Rowland H. (Retired), The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 8 Apr 1948, 336-353   Reference to the speaker's previous address four and a half years ago. Some recollections of events in the First and Second World Wars. The situation today. The consequences of another ...
  • A Two Way Iron Curtain
    Text  Smith, I. Norman, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 5 Mar 1956, 258-273     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Some introductory remarks about Russia and the speaker's recent trip there. Response to the speaker's reports from Russia. Knowledge and ignorance: a two-way iron curtain. A summary of what the speaker reported from Russia. The ...
    Text  Smith, I. Norman, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 5 Mar 1956, 258-273   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Some introductory remarks about Russia and the speaker's recent trip there. Response to the speaker's ...
  • The United Nations To-day
    Text  Romulo, H.E. General Carlos P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 23 Oct 1952, 55-62     A joint meeting with United Nations Association in Canada (Toronto Branch). How the Philippines, together with the rest of the Far East, has become our next-door neighbour. Manila, capital city of the Philippines, less than two days' flying time from Toronto. The earth becoming smaller; our concept of inter-dependence among ...
    Text  Romulo, H.E. General Carlos P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 23 Oct 1952, 55-62   A joint meeting with United Nations Association in Canada (Toronto Branch). How the Philippines, together with the rest of the Far East, has become our next-door neighbour. Manila, capital city ...
  • We Take Our Stand
    Text  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 ...
    Text  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 ...
  • What Is America's Answer?
    Text  Thomas, Joseph, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 1 Nov 1951, 74-81     Introductory remarks about Canada and its relationship with the United States. Paying due respect to Great Britain which gave birth to the doctrine of "natural liberty." Giving proper credit to Adam Smith and his work "Wealth of Nations" and how his explanation became the brief for the doctrine of "laissez ...
    Text  Thomas, Joseph, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 1 Nov 1951, 74-81   Introductory remarks about Canada and its relationship with the United States. Paying due respect to Great Britain which gave birth to the doctrine of "natural liberty." Giving proper credit to ...
  • What is the Objective in Instalment Selling
    Text  Cheyney, William J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 13 Nov 1947, 103-116     The future of an expanding use of instalment credit to the world economic-social situation. A review of economic events in Canada and the United States since last February. Two approaches to this address: world conditions as they relate to consumer credit; consumer credit pictured against the greater background of world ...
    Text  Cheyney, William J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 13 Nov 1947, 103-116   The future of an expanding use of instalment credit to the world economic-social situation. A review of economic events in Canada and the United States since last February. Two approaches ...
  • What Shall We Fight it With?
    Text  Burton, Charles L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 29 Jan 1953, 179-186     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The common enemy of Communism. Offering counsel and the experience of years to the younger men who must face an almost immediate future filled with conflict far more profound than any the speaker's generation has ...
    Text  Burton, Charles L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 29 Jan 1953, 179-186   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The common enemy of Communism. Offering counsel and the experience of years to the younger ...
  • Where the Iron Curtain Falls
    Text  Fleming, Donald, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 13 Jan 1949, 155-172     The Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference. Some comments on the Conference, and on an interesting speech made by one of the delegates from Pakistan. Important changes occurring in the Commonwealth in recent months. Recovery in Europe. The tide of Communism in Western Europe receding. The subject of Western Union and the Atlantic ...
    Text  Fleming, Donald, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 13 Jan 1949, 155-172   The Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference. Some comments on the Conference, and on an interesting speech made by one of the delegates from Pakistan. Important changes occurring in the Commonwealth in recent ...
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