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  • 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 ...
  • The Fifth Year and the Future
    Text  Philip, Percy James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 6 Jan 1944, 201-212     The war situation now and the main problems which face us when the fighting ends. Recalling past addresses by the speaker, and his comments about the war then. Our chances of winning the war against Nazi Germany this year. A look at the balance sheet. The timing for a second ...
    Text  Philip, Percy James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 6 Jan 1944, 201-212   The war situation now and the main problems which face us when the fighting ends. Recalling past addresses by the speaker, and his comments about the war then. Our chances ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • The Canadian Foreign Service as a Career
    Text  Ritchie, The Honourable Charles S.A., 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 abroad. Some comments on the "glamour and ...
    Text  Ritchie, The Honourable Charles S.A., 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 ...
  • Peace Among the Nations
    Text  Logan, Honourable M.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 28 Feb 1930, 80-89     The biggest problem in the world today the working out of plans that will ensure peace, permanent and honourable peace, among the nations. Canada and the United States as living examples of peace. A discussion of war and peace. No resort to war at the zenith of civilization. Society imperfect ...
    Text  Logan, Honourable M.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 28 Feb 1930, 80-89   The biggest problem in the world today the working out of plans that will ensure peace, permanent and honourable peace, among the nations. Canada and the United States as living ...
  • The World is Our Market
    Text  Abrahams, Gerald M., 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 ...
    Text  Abrahams, Gerald M., 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 ...
  • Peace-Keeping in a Changing World
    Text  Manson, General Paul D., 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. What a peace-keeping force is, and what ...
    Text  Manson, General Paul D., 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 ...
  • Relationships
    Text  Reagan, President Ronald and Mulroney, Brian, 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 ...
    Text  Reagan, President Ronald and Mulroney, Brian, 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 ...
  • Long-Term Aid to the Middle East
    Text  Rothschild, Edmund de, 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 ...
    Text  Rothschild, Edmund de, 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 ...
  • An Address By Major Right Honourable Anthony Eden
    Text  Major Right Honourable Anthony Eden, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 27 Jun 1946, 1-7     Some of the speaker's memories and feelings of Canada, and the part played by Canada and the Royal Canadian Air Force and Royal Canadian Navy throughout the war years. Canada's position as interpreter in the modern world, especially given the knowledge of the United States and of the United Kingdom. ...
    Text  Major Right Honourable Anthony Eden, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 27 Jun 1946, 1-7   Some of the speaker's memories and feelings of Canada, and the part played by Canada and the Royal Canadian Air Force and Royal Canadian Navy throughout the war years. Canada's ...
  • Germany Prepares for Conquest
    Text  Drew, Lieutenant-Colonel George A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 31 Oct 1935, 75-91     Living through one of the greatest, one of the most far-reaching events in the history of the world. The next few weeks to decide whether the principal of collective enforcement of peace, which was the dream of those who signed the Treaty of Versailles is to become a reality, or ...
    Text  Drew, Lieutenant-Colonel George A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 31 Oct 1935, 75-91   Living through one of the greatest, one of the most far-reaching events in the history of the world. The next few weeks to decide whether the principal of collective enforcement ...
  • The Foreign Policy of the N.R.A.
    Text  Scroggs, William O., 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 collaboration as a ...
    Text  Scroggs, William O., 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. ...
  • Investment Round the World—Opportunities and Risks
    Text  Elliott, John, 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 some ...
    Text  Elliott, John, 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 ...
  • The Prospects of International Order
    Text  Paton, Dr. William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 26 Mar 1942, 340-354     The importance of moral and spiritual questions as well as those of a political or economic type. The necessity of victory before any international order of Christian civilization can develop. Three features of victory: the complete evacuation of the conquered territories; the ending of those tyrannies which are associated with ...
    Text  Paton, Dr. William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 26 Mar 1942, 340-354   The importance of moral and spiritual questions as well as those of a political or economic type. The necessity of victory before any international order of Christian civilization can develop. ...
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