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Annual Meeting and Ladies Night/Our Nation Considered as an Ethical Idea 
Text  Hearst, Sir William; Wilkinson, Ellis H.; Davies, Rev. Trevor H., Annual Meeting and Ladies Night/Our Nation Considered as an Ethical Idea, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 10 Jan 1922, 356-373  A review of the year by Mr. Hearst, and some words about The Empire Club. President-Elect Wilkinson then spoke briefly about his predecessors and about the coming year. Mr. J. Black Perry, a past president of The Empire Club, thanked Sir William Hearst for his service as President. Dr. Davies was...
Canada's Impact on World Affairs 
Text  Bassett, John Jr., Canada's Impact on World Affairs, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 16 Jun 1955, 1-13  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto and the Life Underwriters Association. A personal report of a recent trip to Europe. The speaker's opportunity to meet and speak with the important political leaders of Italy, France, Belgium and Great Britain; also to...
Defence, Sovereignty, and Our Responsibility in the Canadian North 
Text  Beatty, The Hon. Perrin, Defence, Sovereignty, and Our Responsibility in the Canadian North, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 2 Jun 1988, 1-12  Some of the key developments in the dramatic improvements in East-West relations. Prospects for further progress to come. Where to go from here. Agenda in light of these developments. The strong contribution of NATO; continuing from that strength. Mr. Gorbachev's reforms; what they mean, what they...
Our International Outlook 
Text  Schurman, Jacob G., Our International Outlook, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 17 Feb 1921, 60-74  Recent events in South Africa. Ways in which these events are significant. Great Britain's view of colonial relations now and in the past. The principles of liberty and nationality and independence. Another principle prevalent in the world called "anti-democracy," embodied in Bismarck. Now living...
How Fast Can Men Change? (New Patterns of International Relations) 
Text  Mead, Dr. Margaret, How Fast Can Men Change? (New Patterns of International Relations), The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1957), 18 Apr 1957, 336-351  A clarification that the "Men" in the title refers to Mankind. A brief reference to the speaker's last trip back to the Pacific where she had previously studied a group of people 25 years ago. Observations and changes 25 years later. The conclusion that "if people are going to have to make a...
Investment Round the World--Opportunities and Risks 
Text  Elliott, John, Investment Round the World--Opportunities and Risks, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 31 Aug 1987, 17-27  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Three subjects covered by the speaker: the major issues the speaker thinks that will impact on continuing prosperity around the world; the key factors for various countries to achieve growth and attract investment; and...
The Foreign Policy of the N.R.A. 
Text  Scroggs, William O., The Foreign Policy of the N.R.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 21 Mar 1935, 316-328  A discussion of the foreign policy of the New Deal in the United States. The foreign policy much less complex than the domestic policy. Some words and background on Mr. Roosevelt. The strict nationalist policy followed by the Roosevelt Administration during its first year. Measures of economic...
Long-Term Aid to the Middle East 
Text  Rothschild, Edmund de, Long-Term Aid to the Middle East, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 19 Oct 1990, 84-94  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Rotary Club of Toronto. An outline of a Marshall-type plan for the poorer countries in the Middle East and suggestion that via the World Bank and through AID sums of money might be made available to look at potential developments which would...
Relationships 
Text  Reagan, President Ronald and Mulroney, Brian, Relationships, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 21 Jun 1988, 24-36  A joint meeting of the Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian Club of Toronto. The President of the United States and the Prime Minister of Canada spoke after the seven-nation Economic Summit which was hosted by Canada. Mr. Mulroney begins with some comments on what was covered at the Summit....
Peace-Keeping in a Changing World 
Text  Manson, General Paul D., Peace-Keeping in a Changing World, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 17 Nov 1988, 118-129  The blue beret and what it symbolizes. Recent developments in various world conflicts. A warming of East-West relations. The Canadian role in peace-keeping. Some facts and history about the United Nations and several of its operations. Some non-United Nations peace-keeping activities by Canadians....
The World is Our Market 
Text  Abrahams, Gerald M., The World is Our Market, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 25 Apr 1968, 435-446  International trade as the basis of world economy. Market research as the key to success in any market, new or old, at home or abroad. The position in the United Kingdom. The speaker as a member of the "new British school" with a belief in letting everyone know just how efficient and modern...
The Canadian Foreign Service as a Career 
Text  Ritchie, The Honourable Charles S.A., The Canadian Foreign Service as a Career, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 29 Oct 1964, 54-62  Some personal reminiscences of when the speaker joined the Department of External Affairs some 30 years previous. The foreign service now grown up. The nature and description of the foreign service. Co-operation between government departments in the promotion and safeguarding of Canadian interests...
Our Present Discontents 
Text  Roll of Ipsden, The Right Honourable Lord, Our Present Discontents, 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...
How Canada Does It and Other Social Diseases 
Text  Amiel, Barbara, How Canada Does It and Other Social Diseases, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 4 Feb 1982, 237-257  "Here in Canada, in the Western world, we are inside the walls. Outside the walls are the barbarians." This is an image repeated throughout the address, to emphasize the Free World vs. the not-Free World. The speaker continues to examine the world political situation, especially with regard to...
Canada's Adversary System--Is There an Alternative? 
Text  McDermott, Dennis, Esq., Canada's Adversary System--Is There an Alternative?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 3 Mar 1977, 269-283  The so-called adversary system in labour relations in Canada. Questions to be asked, issues involved. A look at West Germany and its trade union movement. Other examples in Yugoslavia and Sweden. A look at Canada and what factors from other countries might apply here. Another look at those...
Canada in a Changing World 
Text  MacDonald, The Honourable Flora, Canada in a Changing World, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 4 Oct 1979, 17-34  The political realities of the world we live in: a short historical review and then a discussion of changes that have taken place and the realities of today. Some global events that have changed the world, such as the re-emergence of China onto the world stage, the demise of two great blocs of...
Money is a Coward 
Text  Merszei, Zoltan, Money is a Coward, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 16 Feb 1978, 273-285  "Canada should be on the brink of greatness." A review of Canada's strengths and weaknesses. Some answers to Canada's current economic problems. Why Canada has lost strength and status among the world's more powerful industrial nations. Factors affecting this status. The speaker's confidence in...
Europe, NATO and North America and their Future Relationships 
Text  Williams, Alan, Europe, NATO and North America and their Future Relationships, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 20 Feb 1975, 246-255  A narrowing of topics to the "evolt" of Europe, and the Atlantic Alliance. Britain on the verge of a referendum to determine whether it will remain in Europe. Negotiation of terms of entry for the European Community. Factors affecting whether or not the terms will be known by the time of the...
Britain and Canada in the Post-Imperial Era 
Text  Ford, Sir John, Britain and Canada in the Post-Imperial Era, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 15 Feb 1979, 230-238  Personal ideas about Britain and Canada in the post-imperial era, dating from 1945. The differences in the Commonwealth before then, and after. Main differences include the emergence of the Soviet Union and the United States as superpowers; the United Nations as a new force; the quasi monopoly...
Canada-United States Relations in the Eighties 
Text  MacDonald, the Honourable Flora, Canada-United States Relations in the Eighties, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 26 Mar 1981, 316-327  A look past constitutional reform to Canada's global position. A review of Canada's foreign policy and its implications for Canadians. International trade and the rise of protectionism. The current need to wait and see what the Reagan administration will do in the immediate future, and how it will...
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