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  • The Gap Between Them and Us
    Text  Leger, His Eminence, Paul-Emile, Cardinal, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 14 Feb 1974, 224-233     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Cardinal Leger's own experiences and background working in Africa. The immense disparity between in the standard of living in developed and undeveloped countries. The energy crisis for the developed world vs. the food crisis for ...
    Text  Leger, His Eminence, Paul-Emile, Cardinal, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 14 Feb 1974, 224-233   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Cardinal Leger's own experiences and background working in Africa. The immense disparity between in the ...
  • A New Look At Foreign Aid
    Text  Randall, Hon. S.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1966), 14 Apr 1966, 319-332     Canada's annual expenditure on foreign aid. Response to the questions "Are we getting our money's worth? Why do we give away 400 million dollars? Does it do any good? Should it be more? Should it be less? Just what is the objective?" A clarification of these points by citing some ...
    Text  Randall, Hon. S.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1966), 14 Apr 1966, 319-332   Canada's annual expenditure on foreign aid. Response to the questions "Are we getting our money's worth? Why do we give away 400 million dollars? Does it do any good? Should ...
  • There's No Such Thing as a Free Lunch
    Text  Moles, John E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 7 Nov 1974, 87-102     The decrease in grain production for the third year in a row. Two basic questions: Can we, will we be able to,,, feed ourselves? Will we be able to feed others? A discussion, under the following headings: The Food Situation Today; The Industrialized Nations; the Have-not Nations; Food in History. ...
    Text  Moles, John E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 7 Nov 1974, 87-102   The decrease in grain production for the third year in a row. Two basic questions: Can we, will we be able to,,, feed ourselves? Will we be able to feed ...
  • Mining in an Underdeveloped Country of Africa
    Text  Prain, Sir Ronald L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 23 Apr 1964, 351-361     Africa and Rhodesia. Canada and Rhodesia as the two greatest copper producing countries in the Commonwealth. Characteristics of the two widely different backgrounds against which this copper is produced. The failure to bridge the gap between the "have" nations and the "have not" nations. The creation of opportunity in vast ...
    Text  Prain, Sir Ronald L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 23 Apr 1964, 351-361   Africa and Rhodesia. Canada and Rhodesia as the two greatest copper producing countries in the Commonwealth. Characteristics of the two widely different backgrounds against which this copper is produced. The ...
  • The Canadian Economy in International Development
    Text  Dupuy, Michel, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 3 Nov 1977, 83-94     Why is Canada in the aid business and are we doing it well? The significance of Canada's aid program for our national interests and the Canadian economy. What Canada's foreign aid packages do for Canada. The dangers inherent in an ever-increasing economic and social gap between rich and poor nations. ...
    Text  Dupuy, Michel, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 3 Nov 1977, 83-94   Why is Canada in the aid business and are we doing it well? The significance of Canada's aid program for our national interests and the Canadian economy. What Canada's foreign ...
  • The Third World
    Text  Leger, His Eminence Paul-Emile, Cardinal, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 4 May 1972, 414-426     A comparison of the Ecumenism movement to a business concern. Cooperation between people and peoples. The situation in Africa. The growing gulf between the rich and the poor. What is meant by the Third World. The effect of the widening gulf between the Third World and developed nations, and the ...
    Text  Leger, His Eminence Paul-Emile, Cardinal, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 4 May 1972, 414-426   A comparison of the Ecumenism movement to a business concern. Cooperation between people and peoples. The situation in Africa. The growing gulf between the rich and the poor. What is ...
  • Peace Through Investment—A challenge to the Capitalist Countries
    Text  Hume, Sir Hubert Nutcombe, 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 detailed discussion of ...
    Text  Hume, Sir Hubert Nutcombe, 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 ...
  • The Modern Commonwealth
    Text  His Grace The Duke of Devonshire, 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 Commonwealth has to ...
    Text  His Grace The Duke of Devonshire, 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 ...
  • The Free World's Stake in the Under-Developed Countries
    Text  Williams, Governor G. Mennen, 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 approach to economic aid. The need ...
    Text  Williams, Governor G. Mennen, 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 ...
  • Financing of World Development
    Text  Conable, Barber, 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 ...
    Text  Conable, Barber, 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 ...
  • Using The Commonwealth
    Text  Smith, Arnold, 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 next 20 or 30 years. ...
    Text  Smith, Arnold, 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. ...
  • Empire Into Commonwealth
    Text  Arden-Clarke, Sir Charles, 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 independence to these African Colonies a new concept ...
    Text  Arden-Clarke, Sir Charles, 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 ...
  • Our Present Discontents
    Text  Roll of Ipsden, The Right Honourable Lord, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 20 Mar 1980, 308-318     A number of tendencies that present very serious problems and that may, in the relatively near future, cause us even greater difficulties. The question of the industrial and economic consequences of new technologies, with examples and consequences. The problems with the "era of rising expectations." The changed relationship between the ...
    Text  Roll of Ipsden, The Right Honourable Lord, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 20 Mar 1980, 308-318   A number of tendencies that present very serious problems and that may, in the relatively near future, cause us even greater difficulties. The question of the industrial and economic consequences ...
  • Developing Countries—New Directions
    Text  Callander, Robert J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 20 Nov 1986, 125-134     Some realities about the current global economic situation. One-third of the world controls two-thirds of its wealth. Between now and the year 2000 more than two billion more people will be in the developing world. Some positive developments over the last four years. Some stabilization of some of the basic ...
    Text  Callander, Robert J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 20 Nov 1986, 125-134   Some realities about the current global economic situation. One-third of the world controls two-thirds of its wealth. Between now and the year 2000 more than two billion more people will ...
  • Positive Nationalism for Canada
    Text  Blair, S. Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 19 Nov 1981, 115-123     The sub-text of this address: "Canada has to be among the happiest countries on earch." The role of the Northern and the Western world in providing assistance to the development and nourishment of the South. The need for a positive nationalism in Canada as a prerequisite to putting Canada forward ...
    Text  Blair, S. Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 19 Nov 1981, 115-123   The sub-text of this address: "Canada has to be among the happiest countries on earch." The role of the Northern and the Western world in providing assistance to the development ...
  • The World Bank and Redevelopment
    Text  McNamara, Robert S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1973), 8 Mar 1973, 277-294     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. A description of the World Bank as a specialized agency of the United Nations. Canada's contributions to the achievements of the Bank. The Pearson Commission Report. Three principal points: the World Bank has been moving ...
    Text  McNamara, Robert S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1973), 8 Mar 1973, 277-294   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. A description of the World Bank as a specialized agency of the United Nations. Canada's ...
  • India and the Sixties
    Text  Venkatachar, The Hon. C.S., 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 framework for India. The ...
    Text  Venkatachar, The Hon. C.S., 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • The Winds of Change in the New Nations
    Text  Thomson, Roy H., 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, possibly ...
    Text  Thomson, Roy H., 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 ...
  • Developing Nations: Our Future Depends on Them
    Text  Hatcher, Dr. Stanley, 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 sources. The situation in Canada. Recommendations and ...
    Text  Hatcher, Dr. Stanley, 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 ...
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