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1940-1949
  
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  • Free Men or Automats?
    Text  Harvey, Jean Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 11 Apr 1946, 340-353     Reasons for, and events leading up to, the foundation of the UNO. The continuing danger of nationalism. The fight between the individual and the domination of the State. A detailed discussion follows regarding totalitarianism and democracy, with many lessons to be learned from recent history. Topics addressed during this discussion ...
    Text  Harvey, Jean Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 11 Apr 1946, 340-353   Reasons for, and events leading up to, the foundation of the UNO. The continuing danger of nationalism. The fight between the individual and the domination of the State. A detailed ...
  • Leviathan or Post-War Trends in Government and Business
    Text  Lougheed, W.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 23 Oct 1947, 72-81     Shifting from a war-time to a peace-time footing. A presentation of what appears to be "one of two current political-economic conflicts—conflicts which must be resolved before we are to achieve the peace and prosperity so confidently referred to during the latter years of war, and so wistfully considered at the ...
    Text  Lougheed, W.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 23 Oct 1947, 72-81   Shifting from a war-time to a peace-time footing. A presentation of what appears to be "one of two current political-economic conflicts—conflicts which must be resolved before we are to achieve ...
  • Educating A Democracy
    Text  Langford, George B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 11 Mar 1943, 396-409     Recent interest in education, especially in education as a solution to various problems and social ills. The role of education in shaping the destiny of nations. Education as a force for revitalizing our democratic form of government. The problem of apathy on the part of the public generally towards our ...
    Text  Langford, George B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 11 Mar 1943, 396-409   Recent interest in education, especially in education as a solution to various problems and social ills. The role of education in shaping the destiny of nations. Education as a force ...
  • The Challenge of Democracy
    Text  McKenzie, Honourable D.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 22 Feb 1940, 320-333     Canadians making every endeavour for the present, at least, to make our war effort as effective as possible. Seeing to it that the people of Canada understand fully the ideals of Canadian democracy and the circumstances that impelled Canada to mobilize her entire resources and join with the Mother County ...
    Text  McKenzie, Honourable D.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 22 Feb 1940, 320-333   Canadians making every endeavour for the present, at least, to make our war effort as effective as possible. Seeing to it that the people of Canada understand fully the ideals ...
  • The Prime Minister Reports
    Text  Drew, Colonel The Honourable George A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 4 Jun 1947, 1-15     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The speaker's recent trip to Britain, France, Belgium, Holland and Germany. The regard with which Canada is perceived. A report on Western Europe, particularly Germany. The situation in Britain. Britain far from finished as a ...
    Text  Drew, Colonel The Honourable George A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 4 Jun 1947, 1-15   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The speaker's recent trip to Britain, France, Belgium, Holland and Germany. The regard with which ...
  • Two Thousand Years of Democracy
    Text  Peterson, Henry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 3 Apr 1941, 456-469     Mankind today searching for a better way of life. Becoming enlightened by the sage of the Chinese people. Why and how this way of life has worked for so long. Why other old civilizations were ploughed under. Examining our belief that our ills are basically economic, transcending political and social ...
    Text  Peterson, Henry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 3 Apr 1941, 456-469   Mankind today searching for a better way of life. Becoming enlightened by the sage of the Chinese people. Why and how this way of life has worked for so long. ...
  • A Business Man Speaks Up
    Text  Carney, Ralph W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 26 Nov 1943, 65-95     The speaker here to lend his services to Canada's War Finance Committee and to the Canadian people on behalf of our Fifth Victory Loan. The conflict between two ideas for our postwar future: the Western Hemisphere adaptation of National Socialism, and belief in Democracy. What each of those concepts mean. ...
    Text  Carney, Ralph W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 26 Nov 1943, 65-95   The speaker here to lend his services to Canada's War Finance Committee and to the Canadian people on behalf of our Fifth Victory Loan. The conflict between two ideas for ...
  • Whither
    Text  Armour, Major Stuart, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 29 Apr 1948, 383-397     Reference to the speaker's address of 18 months ago, entitled "Do We Face Ideological Conquest?" Now, an address concerned with "Where do we go from here?" or "Whither, then, are we headed?" A discussion of the subject of individual freedom. An examination of some of the things which are being ...
    Text  Armour, Major Stuart, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 29 Apr 1948, 383-397   Reference to the speaker's address of 18 months ago, entitled "Do We Face Ideological Conquest?" Now, an address concerned with "Where do we go from here?" or "Whither, then, are ...
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