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  • The European Checkerboard
    Text  Frost, Rex, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 30 Mar 1939, 328-347     The proposal to supplement the present British Cabinet by a Minister from each of the self-governing Dominions. Facing certain facts today which, in their post-Munich form, provide some vision for the future in eastern and south-eastern Europe. A few illustrations of developments in Czecho-Slovakia since Adolf Hitler annexed the Sudeten ...
    Text  Frost, Rex, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 30 Mar 1939, 328-347   The proposal to supplement the present British Cabinet by a Minister from each of the self-governing Dominions. Facing certain facts today which, in their post-Munich form, provide some vision for ...
  • Spotlight on Europe
    Text  Frost, Rex, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 17 Feb 1938, 245-262     The speaker's recent trip to Europe: anticipations and realities. The significance of the presence of German war vessels in an Italian harbour. The Mediterranean controversy which in recent years has partly formed a basis of misunderstanding between Italy and Great Britain. British strategy in the Mediterranean in the past century ...
    Text  Frost, Rex, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 17 Feb 1938, 245-262   The speaker's recent trip to Europe: anticipations and realities. The significance of the presence of German war vessels in an Italian harbour. The Mediterranean controversy which in recent years has ...
  • An International Survey
    Text  Kahn, Otto H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 17 Apr 1924, 184-209     The speaker's observations and impressions after a return from a recent trip to Europe, during which time he had the opportunity of speaking with most of the leading statesmen in the countries visited, and with many important men in financial and industrial life. His international survey begins with England. The ...
    Text  Kahn, Otto H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 17 Apr 1924, 184-209   The speaker's observations and impressions after a return from a recent trip to Europe, during which time he had the opportunity of speaking with most of the leading statesmen in ...
  • The New Alignments in Europe
    Text  Brown, Harrison, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 21 Nov 1935, 120-130     Something about the present tensions in Europe based on the speaker's travels. One of the chief factors in European politics today the attempt on the part of the present government in Germany to form a Fascist bloc which the Nazis hope shall stretch from the North Sea to the Bosphorus. ...
    Text  Brown, Harrison, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 21 Nov 1935, 120-130   Something about the present tensions in Europe based on the speaker's travels. One of the chief factors in European politics today the attempt on the part of the present government ...
  • London, Paris, Geneva
    Text  Falconer, Sir Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 1 Oct 1925, 251-263     Canadians considering whether or not we as a people should not take a larger interest in the affairs of the world outside of us. When a Canadian goes to London. Being impressed by the magnitude of London and the Empire. The educated Englishman knowing more about Europe than Canada, and ...
    Text  Falconer, Sir Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 1 Oct 1925, 251-263   Canadians considering whether or not we as a people should not take a larger interest in the affairs of the world outside of us. When a Canadian goes to London. ...
  • Changing India
    Text  Holland, Sir Robert Erskine, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 3 Mar 1938, 271-287     A sketch of India's historic background. India at present not a nation, and the reasons for it. The East India Company and its purpose in India. Article 22 of the Covenant of the League of Nations: the first instance of a trusteeship by one country for the welfare of another. ...
    Text  Holland, Sir Robert Erskine, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 3 Mar 1938, 271-287   A sketch of India's historic background. India at present not a nation, and the reasons for it. The East India Company and its purpose in India. Article 22 of the ...
  • Europe 1937 Prospect and Retrospect
    Text  MacMillan, Harold, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1937), 11 Mar 1937, 260-273     The history of modern Europe beginning with the Treaty of Versailles. Over-criticism of the Treaty. Comparing the Treaty favourably with that made in Paris after the war of 1870, and with the Treaty that might have been made in London by Hindenburg and Ludendorff. The two great mistakes of Versailles ...
    Text  MacMillan, Harold, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1937), 11 Mar 1937, 260-273   The history of modern Europe beginning with the Treaty of Versailles. Over-criticism of the Treaty. Comparing the Treaty favourably with that made in Paris after the war of 1870, and ...
  • An Unofficial Frenchman's View of the European Situation
    Text  Baldensperger, Professor Fernand, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 9 Jan 1936, 181-192     A few words on Comparative Literature, and the speaker's travels throughout Europe. France and England animated fundamentally by the same ideas: Order and Liberty and Order with Liberty. Co-operation between England and France hampered by many difficulties. Issues with regard to the ability of the League of Nations to prevent ...
    Text  Baldensperger, Professor Fernand, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 9 Jan 1936, 181-192   A few words on Comparative Literature, and the speaker's travels throughout Europe. France and England animated fundamentally by the same ideas: Order and Liberty and Order with Liberty. Co-operation between ...
  • Poland and the Twenty-First Century
    Text  Diem, His Excellency Tadeusz, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 27 Feb 1997, 451-458     Some observations regarding the latest development in Central Europe from Poland's perspective. A note of optimism in the speaker's remarks regarding Poland. Reasons to be optimistic. Poland's survival as a nation. Poland's initiation of the change and transformation process in Central Europe. The birth of "Solidarity" and the vision of ...
    Text  Diem, His Excellency Tadeusz, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 27 Feb 1997, 451-458   Some observations regarding the latest development in Central Europe from Poland's perspective. A note of optimism in the speaker's remarks regarding Poland. Reasons to be optimistic. Poland's survival as a ...
  • A Short Review of my Visit to the European Manoeuvres
    Text  Hughes, Col. The Honourable Sam, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 14 Nov 1913, 79-90     The speaker's view of how money had in the past been spent on the militia. Conceiving the idea of establishing the cadet corps on a universal basis throughout the Dominion. Response to the idea, particularly in Quebec. The effect of the drill halls in Canada. Comments on military training. Training ...
    Text  Hughes, Col. The Honourable Sam, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 14 Nov 1913, 79-90   The speaker's view of how money had in the past been spent on the militia. Conceiving the idea of establishing the cadet corps on a universal basis throughout the Dominion. ...
  • The Conflicting Interests of China, Japan and Russia in the Far East
    Text  Rodomar, O.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 21 Oct 1937, 44-53     The intention of Japan to capture the six northern provinces, including Inner Mongolia. The nine-power Conference being convened in the City of Brussels October 30th. The United States arousing outraged public opinion throughout the world with regard to this intention of the Japanese. The intention of the powers at the ...
    Text  Rodomar, O.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 21 Oct 1937, 44-53   The intention of Japan to capture the six northern provinces, including Inner Mongolia. The nine-power Conference being convened in the City of Brussels October 30th. The United States arousing outraged ...
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