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A Faith For the Free 
Text  Lovink, His Excellency A.H.J., A Faith For the Free, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 27 Nov 1952, 104-111  The increasing complexity of international politics. The lack of doubt that the danger is grave; that we must arm ourselves for defence, and also in order to avoid, if possible, "an attack from the aggressor and it is up to everyone of us of the freedom-loving world to conserve world peace." The...
The Battle For Europe's Mind 
Text  Price, Major Vincent W., The Battle For Europe's Mind, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 7 Apr 1949, 306-315  This address is divided into seven sections, the first of which is "The Universal Theater" of the world. Section II, "Three Scenes on the World-Stage" discusses the Canadian scene, the Soviet Russian picture, and the European scene. "The Devastation of the Mind" talks about the intellectual damage...
The Pulse of Western Europe 
Text  Fleming, Donald M., The Pulse of Western Europe, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 11 Dec 1952, 129-143  The simple matter that it now is to visit Central Europe compared with four years ago. The increasing importance of Central European affairs for every Canadian, and why. Going to Britain, Germany and France in order to feel the pulse of Western Europe. Fearing the weakening of our position in...
NATO's New Directions 
Text  Norstad, General Lauris, NATO's New Directions, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1967), 30 Jan 1967, 187-202  NATO and its inception as a result of a tardily recognised sense of common interest and common involvement which grew, starting in 1949, and which soon extended from Canada and the United States across the eastern ocean and into Europe and beyond to Turkey. The Alliance today as it still embodies...
Let's Return to Diplomacy 
Text  Philip, Percy James, Let's Return to Diplomacy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 29 Nov 1951, 110-120  "Trouble always begins with rudeness and insults." The discarding of the art of diplomacy and the necessity to return to it if we want to prevent the hysterical way we are quarreling publicly about peace to turn into a shooting war. The speaker's belief that the United Nations Organisation does...
Transatlantic Relations in the 21st Century 
Text  Solana, His Excellency Dr. Javier, Transatlantic Relations in the 21st Century, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 12 Feb 1999, 386-392  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Atlantic Council of Canada. Today beginning the third phase of North America's involvement in European security. NATO over the last 10 years, adapting its structures and policies to take on this new role. 19 instead of 16 national flags flying...
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...
World Political Changes and Their Effect on Defence 
Text  Harkness, The Honourable Douglas S., World Political Changes and Their Effect on Defence, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 515), 14 Nov 1963, 92-100  Discussion in recent years on what Canada's defence policy should be. Two directly opposite political tendencies, or movements, at work. The move towards nationalism and national sovereignty all over the world. The necessity to maintain the nuclear deterrent of the West. The rising power of China....
The Atlantic Alliance in the 1990's 
Text  Worner, Dr. Manfred, The Atlantic Alliance in the 1990's, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 18 Jan 1990, 158-167  1989 as a key year in history: a brief review. The cases of fundamental change. "The significance of 1989 is that the great struggle between collectivist ideology and the Western liberal tradition is practically decided. … now we must prepare for the new world of the 21st century … " A series of...
Cross-Roads 
Text  Philip, Percy James, Cross-Roads, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 31 Mar 1949, 294-305  Standing at the end of the old road of Empire authority and at the moment of decision as to whether we shall take the Russian Communist road along which so much of Europe and Asia have already travelled, or the Atlantic road which we may call the seaway, the free way, the road of civilisation. The...
The Future of the Western Alliance 
Text  Boothby, The Right Honourable Lord, The Future of the Western Alliance, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 24 Sep 1964, 26-34  The North Atlantic Treaty Organization and how it has successfully fulfilled its two primary purposes. The disappearing basis on which NATO was founded. The main causes of this transformation of the world. Building a democratic world order through the creation of a United States of Western Europe,...
Union Or Harmony 
Text  Philip, Percy James, Union Or Harmony, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 9 Oct 1952, 33-41  How union and harmony in human experience are certainly not the same thing. An analogy with love and marriage. The speaker's belief that harmony, which is of the spirit, is greater than union. What the speaker has to say on this thesis to follow logically from his last three addresses: "The World...
The New NATO--Serving Canada's Interest 
Text  Claes, Willy, The New NATO--Serving Canada's Interest, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1995), 3 Mar 1995, 475-484  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada, The Canadian Club of Toronto and The Atlantic Council of Canada. A description of how, in the speaker's view, Canada's interests are served by a continued strong, visible commitment to the North Atlantic Alliance. The agenda of our "new NATO."...
The Alliance and Canada 
Text  Carrington, The Right Hon. The Lord, The Alliance and Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 9 Mar 1988, 287-298  Current concerns affecting the NATO alliance and Canada's role in NATO. The INF agreement bringing the first real downturn in the arms buildup and protecting Western security and setting valuable precedents for the future. A new climate of success, new opportunity, and new challenges. Putting...
NATO Strategy 
Text  Norstad, General Lauris, NATO Strategy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 14 May 1959, 1-9  The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Where NATO stands and the basis or background to its military strategy at the time of its Tenth Anniversary. The strength, perhaps more moral than military, that has sprung from this tangible evidence of the desire and the determination of free people...
British Foreign Policy in Transition 
Text  Steward, The Right Honourable Michael, British Foreign Policy in Transition, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1970), 16 Sep 1969, 1-14  The commonality between Canada and Britain. The nature and conduct of foreign policy by each country. Re-examining policies in the light of contemporary needs. Looking at the needs of our respective countries today and finding solid and modern reasons why the mutual affection and the links of the...
Hungary, A New Partner for Canada 
Text  Kovacs, Laszlo, Hungary, A New Partner for Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1996), 6 Jul 1995, 96-104  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Institute of International Affairs. Hungary as a new partner for Canada; a stable and predictable partner for Canada. Reasons why Canada would do business, and invest in Hungary: three reasons, with a discussion of each. Three main...
Thoughts on NATO 
Text  Eide, General Vigleik, Thoughts on NATO, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1996), 5 Oct 1995, 143-154  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Atlantic Council of Canada. NATO's post-Cold-War crisis management: crucial to the peace of the future. The speaker's personal view; no comments on recent developments since he left NATO almost three years ago. Changes in the security...
Forty Years On 
Text  Carrington, The Rt. Hon. the Lord, Forty Years On, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 23 Jan 1985, 241-254  A review of the events of 40 years ago and the several anniversaries occurring in 1985. A message of determination that such wars and battles will occur "never again." New relations through the European Community and the North Atlantic Alliance. Less successful east-west relations, and with the...
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization 
Text  Luns, His Excellency Joseph, The North Atlantic Treaty Organization, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1973), 10 Apr 1973, 368-377  A joint dinner meeting of The Empire Club of Canada, the Atlantic Council of Canada, and The Royal Commonwealth Society, Toronto Branch at The Great Hall, Hart House. Actual introduction by Mr. Marvin Gelber. NATO at a crossroads in its approach to East/West relations as well as in the...
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