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Canada and Her Defence Forces 
Text  Pearkes, Major-General George R., Canada and Her Defence Forces, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 29 Nov 1945, 122-134  One or two thought-provoking ideas which the speaker hopes the audience will ponder over. Canada's Defence Departments now fully occupied in repatriating the soldiers, sailors and airmen from overseas and demobilizing those that they have brought back from Europe and from the Far Eastern theatre....
Canada's Defence Force--Its Relationship to the World Conflict 
Text  Constantine, Major-General C.F., Canada's Defence Force--Its Relationship to the World Conflict, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 16 Apr 1942, 380-391  Bringing the Reserve Army up to strength. Our job today to provide money, munitions, and men, and to hold high morale, in order that those who know best how and where to use them, may have them in the proper times and places and quantities to give us final and complete victory. A declaration that...
Canada's Reserve Army 
Text  Browne, Major-General B.W., Canada's Reserve Army, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 18 Mar 1943, 410-425  The Reserve Army, today new in its tasks and its opportunities. The Reserve Army formerly known as "the militia." A description and history of the Militia. The Military Act, amended in 1927. The revulsion against military service following the first World War. Forgetting that the price of peace...
Challenges and Choices 
Text  The Honourable Douglas Young, Challenges and Choices, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 2 Dec 1996, 259-267  Identifying the developments that are likely to shape the challenges for global security in the initial years of the next century. Evidence of geopolitical manoeuvering with the United States, Russia, China and the European Community, among others, re-evaluating their roles in an uncertain world:...
Defence and the North 
Text  Campney, Hon. Ralph, Defence and the North, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 12 Apr 1956, 327-340  How the times have changed, defence wise. Hope for permanent peace resting more and more on the growing unity and strength of the free nations. Dependency on the success of NATO. Canada's achievements and developments in recent years. The ability to adjust. The importance of national defence to...
Conclusions As To The Future 
Text  Mann, Major-General C. Churchill, Conclusions As To The Future, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 28 Apr 1949, 341-354  A presentation of the principal factors which will influence the course of events for the next decade in our relations with Russia, and the drawing of clear, concise, and unmistakable conclusions. The speaker has organized his presentation under the following headings, with a brief elaboration...
Maple Leaf Up Or Maple Leaf Down? 
Text  Spry, Major General D.C., Maple Leaf Up Or Maple Leaf Down?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 11 Nov 1948, 76-80  The Maple Leaf Route: the main axis route of First Canadian Army, the "Up" Route leading to the forward areas to battle and to victory. Deciding Canada's present position in the world today which requires a decision as to the Route towards Peace--Maple Leaf Up or Maple Leaf Down? Remembering, on...
The Need for Canadian Military Preparation 
Text  Crerar, General H.D.G., The Need for Canadian Military Preparation, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 25 Apr 1946, 370-381  The dominant need for the maintenance by Canada, now and in the future, of adequate, efficient Armed Forces, and of the means and machinery required for the speedy military mobilization of all the resources of this country, should resort to war again be the only alternative to a shameful...
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?...
Some Economic and Financial Consequences of Defence 
Text  Abbott, The Hon. Douglas Charles, Some Economic and Financial Consequences of Defence, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 14 Dec 1950, 133-143  Some aspects of national policy of particular concern to the Minister of Finance and no doubt very much in the minds of every citizen and taxpayer. Reference to the speaker's previous address in March of 1948 when he asked the audience to take "a new look at Canada." Accomplishments again...
Men--Materials--Money for Canada's Defence 
Text  Claxton, Hon. Brooke, Men--Materials--Money for Canada's Defence, 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...
Preparedness and the Canadian Economy 
Text  Howe, Rt. Hon. C.D., Preparedness and the Canadian Economy, 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 before a Committee...
Empire Unity--The Bulwark of Civilization 
Text  Croft, Brigadier-General Sir Henry Page, Empire Unity--The Bulwark of Civilization, 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...
Canada's Defence Forces 
Text  Alexander, Brigadier R.O., Canada's Defence Forces, 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...
Canada & The United States--Partners in Freedom 
Text  Hopkins, John J., Canada & The United States--Partners in Freedom, 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...
Combined Strength for Defence 
Text  Doolittle, General James, Combined Strength for Defence, 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...
Atom and Empire 
Text  Solandt, Dr. O.M., Atom and Empire, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 30 Apr 1953, 348-360  Dr. Solandt's recent return from a brief trip to India and Pakistan, and his attendance at a meeting of the Commonwealth Advisory Committee on Defence Science. This visit and an earlier one to Australia turning his thoughts towards the research and especially defence research that is going on...
Australia and Her Relations to the British Empire 
Text  Reid, Right Honourable Sir George H., Australia and Her Relations to the British Empire, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 5 Sep 1912, 1-11  Australia and Canada, together representing seven millions of square miles of British territory, 7/12 of the whole area of the British Empire. A glance backwards to say a word or two about the early relations between Great Britain and Australia, from 1788. The gift of self-government to the people...
Imperial Co-operation in Defence and Trade 
Text  Croft, H. Page, Imperial Co-operation in Defence and Trade, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 12 Sep 1912, 12-20  The very great awakening in the British Isles as to the true meaning of Empire. Recent events that have entirely altered the outlook of the average British citizen upon Canadian affairs. An interest and affection that has been created and which the speaker believes neither time nor stress will...
Imperial Trade and Imperial Defence 
Text  Long, Right Honourable Walter H., Imperial Trade and Imperial Defence, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 26 Sep 1912, 21-28  Reference to two men who, when they lived, were working for the same object, struggling to lead their fellow-countrymen in the same direction: Lord Beaconsfield, better known as Benjamin Disraeli, and Sir John A. Macdonald. Ways in which both these men were Imperial statesmen. The inevitability...
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