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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 
Text  Gardiner, Rt. Hon. James G., Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 15 Nov 1951, 94-99  The speaker's belief that what Canada does in the next twenty-five years will have a greater effect upon the future of the human race than what is done in any other single country in the world in the same period. Canada as part of the British Commonwealth of Nations; the growth of that...
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...
Difficulties of the United Nations in Maintaining Peace 
Text  Martin, The Honourable Paul, Difficulties of the United Nations in Maintaining Peace, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 515), 2 Apr 1964, 320-327  United Nations peace-keeping operations in Cyprus. Reference to Mr. Adlai Stevenson's remarks on the era of "limited peace"; his penetrating questions about what can and must be done to ensure that the nations pursue the path of peaceful settlement of disputes. The all-important attitude of states...
Essentials of the Coming Peace 
Text  Stewart, Dr. Herbert L., Essentials of the Coming Peace, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 3 Dec 1942, 203-217  Post-war conference and world settlement: should we be talking about it? The essential principles of the great document called "The Atlantic Charter." Learning from the enemy. Propaganda. Embodying the spirit of a moral triumph, a triumph for moral principles as an essential for settlement. What...
Locarno 
Text  Garnett, Dr. James Maxwell, Locarno, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 26 Nov 1925, 351-363  What Locarno has meant to those in England. The view that war between civilized states can be finally got rid of in our lifetime. The world now six times smaller, for practical purposes, than it was one hundred years ago. The result of that shrinkage in a crowded continent like Europe: a steady...
Norway In War and At The Peace Conference 
Text  Hambro, Carl J., Norway In War and At The Peace Conference, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 11 Feb 1943, 348-366  What is really meant by the term "Government in exile." Norway as the only country in Europe that has continued after the invasion to pay the full interest and amortization quota on all its external loans. One of the first duties of Norway's Government in exile to try to build up again the...
Can the Scientist Win the Peace? 
Text  Alcock, Dr. Norman Z., Can the Scientist Win the Peace?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1962), 8 Feb 1962, 162-172  Three questions, to which the speaker hopes to provide convincing answers. "Is it generally recognized that war is now obsolete?; Can the scientists win the peace?; Is there still time?" A detailed discussion follows. Some of the topics covered include the following. Evidence to support the theory...
The Basis of Peace 
Text  Churchill, Randolph, The Basis of Peace, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 23 Apr 1931, 132-142  Three principal schools of thought by which various people are trying to achieve this universal goal of world peace, and to establish it on a practical basis. Efforts by the League of Nations; the Kellogg pact; Disarmament. A brief discussion of each, with the speaker's response to each effort....
The Uncertain Future 
Text  Philip, Percy James, The Uncertain Future, 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 than the...
International Peace and Good Will 
Text  Shatford, Rev. Canon A.P., International Peace and Good Will, 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 effect. Peace to...
The Commonwealth on Trial 
Text  Ney, Major Frederick, The Commonwealth on Trial, 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...
Fourteen Years of Peace 
Text  Fyfe, Dr. William Hamilton, Fourteen Years of Peace, 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 diminishing of...
A Briton Looks at the World 
Text  Norwood, Rev. Frederick, A Briton Looks at the World, 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 the speaker. The...
Disarmament 
Text  Noel-Baker, Philip J., Disarmament, 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 speaker's belief that only...
One Bite At A Time 
Text  Wriston, Henry M., One Bite At A Time, 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...
Music and Peace 
Text  Mazzoleni, Ettore, Music and Peace, 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 which is the best...
The Making Of The Peace 
Text  Salmon, Dr. E.T., The Making Of The Peace, 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,...
Vimy--Twenty Years After 
Text  Fallis, Lieutenant-Colonel, The Rev. George, Vimy--Twenty Years After, 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 and who are symbolized in...
Roads to the Future 
Text  Dafoe, John W., Roads to the Future, 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....
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