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Empire Into Commonwealth 
Text  Arden-Clarke, Sir Charles, Empire Into Commonwealth, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 23 Apr 1959, 318-326  The transformation of the old-style Empire of dependent Colonies and Protectorates into a new-style Commonwealth of sovereign independent states and nations. Effects of such transformation. Three questions that the speaker is often asked with regard to this transformation: Is the grant of...
Diamond Jubilee Dinner 
Text  Douglas-Home, The Right Honourable Sir Alec, Diamond Jubilee Dinner, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 515), 11 Feb 1964, 215-237  Following toasts and other formalities, Sir Alec Douglas-Home begins with a "bold proposition" that there is today a change coming over the world. The speaker offers a broad review of world politics beginning with the state of affairs between the Communist and non-Communist countries, between...
Developing Nations: Our Future Depends on Them 
Text  Hatcher, Dr. Stanley, Developing Nations: Our Future Depends on Them, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 21 Nov 1991, 224-233  The importance of a reliable source of electricity. Correcting the imbalance amongst nations and developing nations. Huge energy demands in conflict with a healthy environment. Population statistics and their implication for the future. Finding ample and reliable energy. A review of various energy...
The World Economy 
Text  Volcker, Paul A., The World Economy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 28 Oct 1985, 85-99  A dinner meeting held jointly by The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The world economy: "The success of the entire enterprise is dependent upon all the participants playing a constructive role." The various roles and significance of various countries in the world economy,...
Canada and the Colombo Plan 
Text  Cavell, Nik, Canada and the Colombo Plan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 4 Dec 1952, 112-128  A joint meeting with the Toronto Branch, United Nations Association in Canada. A description of the Colombo Plan. Misconceptions about the Plan. The background to its origins. The name of the Plan and from whence it comes. The Commonwealth Consultative Committee; the custodian of the Plan. The...
Peace Through Investment--A challenge to the Capitalist Countries 
Text  Hume, Sir Hubert Nutcombe, Peace Through Investment--A challenge to the Capitalist Countries, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1961), 8 Dec 1960, 140-152  Three reasons why the speaker chose the topic he did. One set of statistics to show the fantastic comparison between someone living in an underdeveloped country and someone from a developed, Western country. The need to invest from the humanitarian viewpoint. The "defence angle" of investment. A...
Using The Commonwealth 
Text  Smith, Arnold, Using The Commonwealth, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 5 Oct 1967, 74-92  Seeing and dealing with problems in perspective. Problems in Canada with regard to multi-language and multi-culture. Moving to a united world. The Commonwealth as a Canadian invention: a brief history. What this association has done for Canada. The modern Commonwealth and its importance in the...
The World Today 
Text  Beck, Thomas H., The World Today, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 22 Jan 1948, 195-208  Observations and impressions from the speaker's recent round-the-world flight by Pan-American Airways. Discouragement from what was seen in Britain because of the enormous difficulties under which the Mother Country is labouring. The spirit of independence throughout the World today which goes far...
India In The Commonwealth 
Text  Desai, M.J., India In The Commonwealth, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1967), 8 Dec 1966, 125-133  The role of India in the Commonwealth. One of the characteristics of India, and of other countries in the Commonwealth. The origin and history of the word and concept of "Empire." A review of the birth of the Commonwealth of Nations and other events after the Second World War. India's decision in...
The United Nations To-day 
Text  Romulo, H.E. General Carlos P., The United Nations To-day, 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...
The World Bank, Canada, and the Commonwealth 
Text  Black, Eugene R., The World Bank, Canada, and the Commonwealth, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 9 Apr 1953, 303-314  The Commonwealth as the most important example of international cooperation in existence. The affairs of the World Bank and those of the Commonwealth intertwined at many points. The Bank itself as an international society--a cooperative financial institution of 54 member countries. The World...
The Modern Commonwealth 
Text  His Grace The Duke of Devonshire, The Modern Commonwealth, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 30 Oct 1967, 127-143  The multi-racial Commonwealth. Changes in the Commonwealth over the last 20 years. The Commonwealth today. The Commonwealth's problems and the world's problems due to the astonishing growth that has taken place in the past 18 years. Fostering the ideal of a Commonwealth. The great road that the...
The Economic Challenge to the West 
Text  Jenkins, The Right Hon. Roy, The Economic Challenge to the West, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1969), 4 Oct 1968, 1-14  The economic challenge to the Western world. The responsibility and the duty of leadership for preserving world economic order falling on the small group of wealthy economic countries of the West, including the United Kingdom and Canada. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development...
The Free World's Stake in the Under-Developed Countries 
Text  Williams, Governor G. Mennen, The Free World's Stake in the Under-Developed Countries, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 9 Apr 1959, 299-308  The free world's stake in the underdeveloped countries, particularly the emerging nations in Africa and Asia. Cooperative international action that could be taken by Canada and the United States. Some remembrances of past cooperative actions by Canadians and Americans. A proposal for a new...
Financing of World Development 
Text  Conable, Barber, Financing of World Development, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 5 Oct 1987, 28-36  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The realities of the global economic scene, and the opportunities needed to grasp if that scene is to be changed for the better. The World Bank as a development institution. How the World Bank has changed along with the...
Combined Operations 
Text  Thorneycroft, Peter, Combined Operations, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1955), 11 Jun 1954, 1-5  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian Club of Toronto and the Board of Trade, Toronto. A look outside the field of Canadian-United Kingdom trade, and see how jointly we should face the world beyond. The certainty that we must face it together, and that we are already doing...
International Development--Canada's Centennial Challenge 
Text  Strong, Maurice F., International Development--Canada's Centennial Challenge, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1967), 26 Jan 1967, 172-186  The widening of the gap between the rich nations and the poor nations over the last decade. Consequences, as seen throughout history, of failing to heed the cries of hungry people on the march. Assistance to the needy and under-privileged beginning with the Christian missionary movement, but...
India and the Sixties 
Text  Venkatachar, The Hon. C.S., India and the Sixties, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 28 Jan 1960, 174-186  The accomplishments of India over the past ten years. The significance and meaning of what India has been striving for. The nature of Indian society now and in the past, and in transition. The modernization of India: some decisions made. Democratic processes which provide the institutional...
The Soviet Challenge in Asia 
Text  Henderson, Larry, The Soviet Challenge in Asia, 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...
The Winds of Change in the New Nations 
Text  Thomson, Roy H., The Winds of Change in the New Nations, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1963), 7 Jan 1963, 112-121  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The speaker addresses the audience nine years after leaving Canada to live in Britain. A re-orientation of thinking for the speaker during that time in terms of world affairs. Seeing the difficulties for Canada,...
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