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  • The Start of a New World Order?
    Text  MacMillan, Dr. Margaret, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 25 May 2007, 415-431     The speaker's book about Nixon's trip to China and why she started to write it. How that trip did make a difference in international relations. The importance of both countries. What happened as a result of that trip. Signalling the end of the Cold War. Why the trip happened. Why ...
    Text  MacMillan, Dr. Margaret, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 25 May 2007, 415-431   The speaker's book about Nixon's trip to China and why she started to write it. How that trip did make a difference in international relations. The importance of both countries. ...
  • Issues in Canada-U.S. Relations
    Text  Wilkins, The Hon. David, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 1 Mar 2007, 313-324     The speaker's experience over the last 20 months that he has been in Canada. A conversation with friends rather than a formal speech, about four pressing issues. Accentuating the positive. The relationship between our two countries on the upswing. The four pressing issues: passports and the requirements of The Western ...
    Text  Wilkins, The Hon. David, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 1 Mar 2007, 313-324   The speaker's experience over the last 20 months that he has been in Canada. A conversation with friends rather than a formal speech, about four pressing issues. Accentuating the positive. ...
  • Canada-U.S. Relations: Our Common Cause Agenda in a Perilous World
    Text  Wilson, The Hon. Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 22 Jan 2007, 264-277     Promoting our national interests by working with the United States on many global and hemispheric issues. Canada and the U.s. as separate, sovereign entities - some convergences. Working together in common endeavour. Differing histories and formative experiences creating different traditions and domestic political drivers. The management of this relationship. How ...
    Text  Wilson, The Hon. Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 22 Jan 2007, 264-277   Promoting our national interests by working with the United States on many global and hemispheric issues. Canada and the U.s. as separate, sovereign entities - some convergences. Working together in ...
  • Hazel's Hope - A Vision of World Citizenship
    Text  McCallion, Her Worship, Hazel, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 22 Jun 2006, 554-559     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Royal Commonwealth Society. Some introductory remarks about Mississauga and the speaker's role as Mayor of that city. A focus on visits to two commonwealth countries - India and Tanzania. The visit to Tanzania with World Vision Canada. The despair ...
    Text  McCallion, Her Worship, Hazel, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 22 Jun 2006, 554-559   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Royal Commonwealth Society. Some introductory remarks about Mississauga and the speaker's role as Mayor of that city. A focus ...
  • Empire Problems of Today
    Text  Cavan, General, The Earl of, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 19 Dec 1921, 365-378     An address by General, The Earl of Cavan, K.P., G.C.M.G., K.C.B., at a dinner given in his honour. The commitments that all we members of the British Empire have to fulfil at this minute. A review of some of the moments in Canada's history when she supported the British Empire. ...
    Text  Cavan, General, The Earl of, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 19 Dec 1921, 365-378   An address by General, The Earl of Cavan, K.P., G.C.M.G., K.C.B., at a dinner given in his honour. The commitments that all we members of the British Empire have to ...
  • Internationalism
    Text  Anderson, Right Reverend Charles P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 6 May 1924, 223-230     Internationalism and what it involves. Considering the question of Internationalism with respect to Canada and the United States. The international nature of the British Empire. The growing spirit of Internationalism. Things that are international, such as art and science. Reference to "Wells' Outlines of History" which starts a new idea ...
    Text  Anderson, Right Reverend Charles P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 6 May 1924, 223-230   Internationalism and what it involves. Considering the question of Internationalism with respect to Canada and the United States. The international nature of the British Empire. The growing spirit of Internationalism. ...
  • Canada and the League of Nations
    Text  Seager, Rev. C.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 24 Apr 1924, 210-222     Canada's particular, specific relation to the League of Nations. Activities and success of the League of Nations. The significance of the International Court of Justice. What the League really stands for. Seeing in the League of Nations the beginning of a great new thing which the speaker ventures to call ...
    Text  Seager, Rev. C.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 24 Apr 1924, 210-222   Canada's particular, specific relation to the League of Nations. Activities and success of the League of Nations. The significance of the International Court of Justice. What the League really stands ...
  • NATO in the Balance
    Text  Lewis, David, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1969), 27 Mar 1969, 246-255     An address in the "spirit of friendly and respectful antagonism." The speaker's trip to Europe and of what it reminded him: "that we live in a nightmarish world whose survival, we are told, depends on our capacity to destroy it." Turning away from the military alliance. What we are told ...
    Text  Lewis, David, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1969), 27 Mar 1969, 246-255   An address in the "spirit of friendly and respectful antagonism." The speaker's trip to Europe and of what it reminded him: "that we live in a nightmarish world whose survival, ...
  • A Two Way Iron Curtain
    Text  Smith, I. Norman, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 5 Mar 1956, 258-273     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Some introductory remarks about Russia and the speaker's recent trip there. Response to the speaker's reports from Russia. Knowledge and ignorance: a two-way iron curtain. A summary of what the speaker reported from Russia. The ...
    Text  Smith, I. Norman, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 5 Mar 1956, 258-273   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Some introductory remarks about Russia and the speaker's recent trip there. Response to the speaker's ...
  • Next-Door Neighbours
    Text  Crosby, Ernest Howard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 15 Nov 1905, 54-61     The lack of fortifications and troops between Canada and the United States, contrasted with countries in Europe. Bringing the nations to which we belong to the point of good manners as we have reached between individuals. The actions of the President of the United States in the direction of peace. ...
    Text  Crosby, Ernest Howard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 15 Nov 1905, 54-61   The lack of fortifications and troops between Canada and the United States, contrasted with countries in Europe. Bringing the nations to which we belong to the point of good manners ...
  • Fraternity and Patriotism
    Text  Andrews, Honourable W.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 27 Mar 1913, 194-201     A brief review of the history and civilization. Thoughts of the great men of history with regard to the rights of the individuals. How fraternity brought that, the spirit and doctrine underlying the genuine progress of modern times in the unfolding of the privileges of the present day for the ...
    Text  Andrews, Honourable W.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 27 Mar 1913, 194-201   A brief review of the history and civilization. Thoughts of the great men of history with regard to the rights of the individuals. How fraternity brought that, the spirit and ...
  • Britain Today
    Text  Callaghan, The Rt. Hon. James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 14 Sep 1976, 8-23     A reference to Canada's growing significance in world affairs, citing the expected membership of the Security Council of the United Nations next year, a joint chairmanship of the Conference on International Economic Co-operation, Canada's contributions to the United Nations Peace-keeping Forces, and Canada's role in the defence of the North ...
    Text  Callaghan, The Rt. Hon. James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 14 Sep 1976, 8-23   A reference to Canada's growing significance in world affairs, citing the expected membership of the Security Council of the United Nations next year, a joint chairmanship of the Conference on ...
  • New Directions in Foreign Policy
    Text  Trudeau, The Right Honourable Pierre Elliott, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1973), 29 Sep 1972, 1-19     Canadian foreign policy. Examples of Canadian foreign policy. The goals and design of Canada's foreign policy. The International Law of the Sea Conference. Historical and political background of Canada's foreign policy. Canada's recent role in Africa, and with the United Nations. Monetary and international monetary relations. Canada's relations with the ...
    Text  Trudeau, The Right Honourable Pierre Elliott, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1973), 29 Sep 1972, 1-19   Canadian foreign policy. Examples of Canadian foreign policy. The goals and design of Canada's foreign policy. The International Law of the Sea Conference. Historical and political background of Canada's foreign ...
  • Canada-United States Relations in the Eighties
    Text  MacDonald, the Honourable Flora, 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 react to ...
    Text  MacDonald, the Honourable Flora, 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 ...
  • Britain and Canada in the Post-Imperial Era
    Text  Ford, Sir John, 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 position of the ...
    Text  Ford, Sir John, 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 ...
  • Europe, NATO and North America and their Future Relationships
    Text  Williams, Alan, 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 ...
    Text  Williams, Alan, 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 ...
  • Money is a Coward
    Text  Merszei, Zoltan, 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 Canada and reasons for that confidence, ...
    Text  Merszei, Zoltan, 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 ...
  • Canada in a Changing World
    Text  MacDonald, The Honourable Flora, 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 ...
    Text  MacDonald, The Honourable Flora, 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 ...
  • Canada's Adversary System—Is There an Alternative?
    Text  McDermott, Dennis, Esq., 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 countries with ...
    Text  McDermott, Dennis, Esq., 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 ...
  • How Canada Does It and Other Social Diseases
    Text  Amiel, Barbara, 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 countries that ...
    Text  Amiel, Barbara, 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 ...
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