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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • What Is The Cause of War?
    Text  Strachey, John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 24 Jan 1935, 216-228     The causes of modern war, I.e., what seems to have caused the last war and what the speaker is bound to say seems so very rapidly to be about to case the next war, or is causing the astonishing preparations for a new armed conflict. The world in a state ...
    Text  Strachey, John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 24 Jan 1935, 216-228   The causes of modern war, I.e., what seems to have caused the last war and what the speaker is bound to say seems so very rapidly to be about to ...
  • Munitions
    Text  Nye, Senator, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 15 Nov 1934, 118-136     The danger of war today greater than it was 30 days before the World War. Contemplating what we might do today in these distressing, depressing times, if we had what four years of war cost this world, with figures. Going forward even in these days of bankruptcy and unbalanced budgets, ...
    Text  Nye, Senator, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 15 Nov 1934, 118-136   The danger of war today greater than it was 30 days before the World War. Contemplating what we might do today in these distressing, depressing times, if we had what ...
  • Frontiers of Hope and Despair
    Text  van Paassen, Pierre, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 29 Mar 1934, 527-540     Instances and experiences told by the speaker to illustrate the militarization of the European Continent, and the masses of hungry and destitute people he has seen. The change in Europe since 1933. Consequences of the Treaty of Versailles. The situation in Germany. An examination of how Hitler came to power. ...
    Text  van Paassen, Pierre, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 29 Mar 1934, 527-540   Instances and experiences told by the speaker to illustrate the militarization of the European Continent, and the masses of hungry and destitute people he has seen. The change in Europe ...
  • 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 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. ...
  • Roads to the Future
    Text  Dafoe, John W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 30 Jan 1936, 209-220     Man's ideas about the future and about the past. Now disillusioned and fearful of the chaotic conditions of the present, looking forward with desire and perhaps some measure of expectation to the future. Faith that the improvement will come gratuitously, but the future will be what we make it. What ...
    Text  Dafoe, John W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 30 Jan 1936, 209-220   Man's ideas about the future and about the past. Now disillusioned and fearful of the chaotic conditions of the present, looking forward with desire and perhaps some measure of expectation ...
  • Vimy—Twenty Years After
    Text  Fallis, Lieutenant-Colonel, The Rev. George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1937), 8 Apr 1937, 318-332     Those who say that Canada was really born as a nation in its self-consciousness through the great battle of Vimy Ridge. Looking back over the years that are gone, and bringing close to our memories those men of the past. Honouring the memory of those men who fell at Vimy ...
    Text  Fallis, Lieutenant-Colonel, The Rev. George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1937), 8 Apr 1937, 318-332   Those who say that Canada was really born as a nation in its self-consciousness through the great battle of Vimy Ridge. Looking back over the years that are gone, and ...
  • The Making Of The Peace
    Text  Salmon, Dr. E.T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 17 Apr 1947, 316-330     The difference in atmosphere that exists between the year 1947 and the year 1920. The lack of an optimistic attitude two years after the Second World War. The large number of international conferences since the Second World War ended, marked by a good deal of acrimony, name-calling, vilification, and even ...
    Text  Salmon, Dr. E.T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 17 Apr 1947, 316-330   The difference in atmosphere that exists between the year 1947 and the year 1920. The lack of an optimistic attitude two years after the Second World War. The large number ...
  • Music and Peace
    Text  Mazzoleni, Ettore, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 19 Dec 1946, 149-156     The building of peace not an easy task. Spiritual values that serve to build the world and to build peace; none more important than culture. The need to support a policy which combines both political and cultural leadership if we are to have a true peace, based upon that freedom ...
    Text  Mazzoleni, Ettore, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 19 Dec 1946, 149-156   The building of peace not an easy task. Spiritual values that serve to build the world and to build peace; none more important than culture. The need to support a ...
  • Spain—Its Internal Issues and Repercussions As Affecting the British Empire
    Text  MacNamara, Lieut-Colonel J.R.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 26 Jan 1939, 200-213     How much the Spanish issue, both internal and external, has affected the whole world. The Spanish struggle going right back into medieval history. Now watching the spectacle of an old Spain turning into a modern state, going through hundreds of years of history in the course of one man's lifetime, ...
    Text  MacNamara, Lieut-Colonel J.R.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 26 Jan 1939, 200-213   How much the Spanish issue, both internal and external, has affected the whole world. The Spanish struggle going right back into medieval history. Now watching the spectacle of an old ...
  • One Bite At A Time
    Text  Wriston, Henry M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 5 Feb 1953, 187-202     A joint meeting with The American Men's Club of Toronto. The special relationship between Canada and the United States, ever since the Rush-Bagot agreement of 1817. The two countries lying within a single defensive perimeter. Maintaining harmony in intimate associations. The need that there be harmony in the mode and ...
    Text  Wriston, Henry M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 5 Feb 1953, 187-202   A joint meeting with The American Men's Club of Toronto. The special relationship between Canada and the United States, ever since the Rush-Bagot agreement of 1817. The two countries lying ...
  • Disarmament
    Text  Noel-Baker, Philip J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 27 Mar 1934, 513-526     The great part to play in world affairs that is now that of the British people. The current power of the British Commonwealth and how that has come to be. The need for the abolition of war, the establishment of law and justice which the British peoples have achieved. The ...
    Text  Noel-Baker, Philip J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 27 Mar 1934, 513-526   The great part to play in world affairs that is now that of the British people. The current power of the British Commonwealth and how that has come to be. ...
  • A Briton Looks at the World
    Text  Norwood, Rev. Frederick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 18 Sep 1934, 17-29     The radical changes that are taking place in parts of the world. The speaker's 16 months of travel, testing out a few great convictions which have been maturing in his mind for years. Stating his case from a personal point of view for the sake of clarity. Personal background of ...
    Text  Norwood, Rev. Frederick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 18 Sep 1934, 17-29   The radical changes that are taking place in parts of the world. The speaker's 16 months of travel, testing out a few great convictions which have been maturing in his ...
  • Fourteen Years of Peace
    Text  Fyfe, Dr. William Hamilton, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 17 Nov 1932, 296-302     Our hopes when the war ended. How far we have succeeded in realizing those ideals; a discouraging answer. A review of the fate of our 1918 ideals, keeping an eye well open for gleams of hope. An increase in the number of homogeneous, self-governing communities since the war ended. A ...
    Text  Fyfe, Dr. William Hamilton, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 17 Nov 1932, 296-302   Our hopes when the war ended. How far we have succeeded in realizing those ideals; a discouraging answer. A review of the fate of our 1918 ideals, keeping an eye ...
  • Empire Relations
    Text  Cobham, Viscount, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1937), 19 Nov 1936, 103-111     Empire relations in the broadest sense. The Empire overseas very largely misunderstood until a politician of singular vision, Mr. Joseph Chamberlain, first began to develop the idea of the great family of nations which forms the British Empire. The great shock of the first World War. After the war, Great ...
    Text  Cobham, Viscount, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1937), 19 Nov 1936, 103-111   Empire relations in the broadest sense. The Empire overseas very largely misunderstood until a politician of singular vision, Mr. Joseph Chamberlain, first began to develop the idea of the great ...
  • The Commonwealth on Trial
    Text  Ney, Major Frederick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 9 Dec 1948, 117-129     The speaker basing his observations today on his experiences over the past four or five years when he has visited many parts of the world. The very clear picture of the world-wide organization of Communism which those experiences have given him. Everywhere he has found people waiting for England and ...
    Text  Ney, Major Frederick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 9 Dec 1948, 117-129   The speaker basing his observations today on his experiences over the past four or five years when he has visited many parts of the world. The very clear picture of ...
  • International Peace and Good Will
    Text  Shatford, Rev. Canon A.P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 20 Dec 1923, 364-379     The true transcription of the Scripture phrase as “Peace on Earth to Men of Good-will.” This reading bringing out clearly the sentiment that we can never hope to have peace on earth until we have good-will amongst the people of the earth. Good-will as the cause, and peace as the ...
    Text  Shatford, Rev. Canon A.P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 20 Dec 1923, 364-379   The true transcription of the Scripture phrase as “Peace on Earth to Men of Good-will.” This reading bringing out clearly the sentiment that we can never hope to have peace ...
  • The Uncertain Future
    Text  Philip, Percy James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 17 Jan 1946, 185-196     What we take for granted. Not forgetting Hitler and what he nearly blew away. The danger of minimizing others like him. Hitler's prophecy that if he did not win he would plunge the world into chaos and misery. Hitler's heritage of troubles and dangers far more difficult to deal with ...
    Text  Philip, Percy James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 17 Jan 1946, 185-196   What we take for granted. Not forgetting Hitler and what he nearly blew away. The danger of minimizing others like him. Hitler's prophecy that if he did not win he ...
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