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  • Modernizing Britain
    Text  Knollys, The Viscount, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 4 Feb 1965, 196-204     The economic situation in Britain and its effect on their position in the world. How Britain has been modernizing and is equipping itself to be "with it" and to maintain its position not only to be effective industrially, but to have a proper and real influence in world affairs. What ...
    Text  Knollys, The Viscount, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 4 Feb 1965, 196-204   The economic situation in Britain and its effect on their position in the world. How Britain has been modernizing and is equipping itself to be "with it" and to maintain ...
  • The Progress and Prospects in Britain
    Text  Clark, Sir William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 10 Oct 1946, 15-26     Greetings from The Royal Empire Society in London. Some words about London House. Reminiscences about the speaker's six years in Canada. The immense prestige with which Canada has emerged from the war, won by her achievements alike on the field of battle, in the council chambers of the Allies, and ...
    Text  Clark, Sir William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 10 Oct 1946, 15-26   Greetings from The Royal Empire Society in London. Some words about London House. Reminiscences about the speaker's six years in Canada. The immense prestige with which Canada has emerged from ...
  • The Investment of Friendship
    Text  Bridges, John Gourlay, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 30 Oct 1947, 82-92     Reference to the speaker's address in 1938 when he stated that the hope of civilization depended very largely upon a united British Commonwealth, allied to a strong English-speaking understanding and co-operation. The truth of those words today. A United Commonwealth essential to a real and lasting peace. Canada's contribution to ...
    Text  Bridges, John Gourlay, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 30 Oct 1947, 82-92   Reference to the speaker's address in 1938 when he stated that the hope of civilization depended very largely upon a united British Commonwealth, allied to a strong English-speaking understanding and ...
  • Great Britain—Progress and Prospects
    Text  Clark, Sir William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 2 Feb 1933, 41-55     The charm of England for the holiday-maker. England's beauty in the lovely autumn weather. Some personal reminiscences of the speaker's time in Great Britain. The phenomenon of other countries, including the defeated Germany, enjoying varying measures of prosperity while Great Britain, one of the principal victors, was plunged into a ...
    Text  Clark, Sir William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 2 Feb 1933, 41-55   The charm of England for the holiday-maker. England's beauty in the lovely autumn weather. Some personal reminiscences of the speaker's time in Great Britain. The phenomenon of other countries, including ...
  • Today and Tomorrow in Britain
    Text  George, Lady Megan Lloyd, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 25 Jan 1952, 211-219     Speaking as a citizen of an old country, known to the Commonwealth as "the Old Country;" here to say a word for Britain. Some of the bills that Britain has run up and is finding it difficult to pay. Britain's national debt. Debts incurred in the cause of liberty and ...
    Text  George, Lady Megan Lloyd, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 25 Jan 1952, 211-219   Speaking as a citizen of an old country, known to the Commonwealth as "the Old Country;" here to say a word for Britain. Some of the bills that Britain has ...
  • Britain To-day—and Tomorrow
    Text  Knollys, The Viscount, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 16 Oct 1958, 38-45     The latest on the British economy. A sound economy again for Britain. The painful but effective medicine applied by Dr. Macmillan and his colleagues over a year ago. Some indicative figures. Some remaining weak points, but generally a very prosperous picture. The growth of Canadian influence. The success of the ...
    Text  Knollys, The Viscount, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 16 Oct 1958, 38-45   The latest on the British economy. A sound economy again for Britain. The painful but effective medicine applied by Dr. Macmillan and his colleagues over a year ago. Some indicative ...
  • Britain's Economic Performance
    Text  Nicholson, Sir Bryan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1996), 26 Sep 1995, 111-121     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The British-Canadian Chamber of Trade and Commerce. The U.K. economy after a year of strong growth in 1994, with a slower pace of expansion in 1995. Optimism for the 1996 year. The lack of favourable consumer sentiment: the "feel good ...
    Text  Nicholson, Sir Bryan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1996), 26 Sep 1995, 111-121   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The British-Canadian Chamber of Trade and Commerce. The U.K. economy after a year of strong growth in 1994, with a ...
  • Investment in Britain
    Text  Fraser, Andrew, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 24 Oct 1996, 163-170     The strength of the historical, institutional and commercial ties between Canada and the United Kingdom (U.K.) providing a foundation for the high levels of industrial investment in both directions. The attraction of the U.K. as a base for Canadian companies in Europe, and of Canada as a base for British ...
    Text  Fraser, Andrew, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 24 Oct 1996, 163-170   The strength of the historical, institutional and commercial ties between Canada and the United Kingdom (U.K.) providing a foundation for the high levels of industrial investment in both directions. The ...
  • Britain's Problems In Perspective
    Text  Grierson, Ronald H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 29 Feb 1968, 329-339     Putting the much advertised problems of Britain into reasonable perspective. The picture of Britain that has emerged. Contraindications through examples. The crux of the British problem. Some obvious problems. Lacking the joy of business. The transformation which Britain needs and which she is getting. Lacking the excitement of a really ...
    Text  Grierson, Ronald H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 29 Feb 1968, 329-339   Putting the much advertised problems of Britain into reasonable perspective. The picture of Britain that has emerged. Contraindications through examples. The crux of the British problem. Some obvious problems. Lacking ...
  • The Strength and Strains of the British Economy
    Text  Hardie, Sir Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1971), 3 Dec 1970, 153-162     A presentation of the external balance sheet of the United Kingdom, the external receipts and payments account, both on capital and income account, the balance of which, of course, represents the vital balance of payments. Evidence of the U.K.'s position of immense external strength. The advantages of London as the ...
    Text  Hardie, Sir Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1971), 3 Dec 1970, 153-162   A presentation of the external balance sheet of the United Kingdom, the external receipts and payments account, both on capital and income account, the balance of which, of course, represents ...
  • British Economy on the Move—Encouraging Trends
    Text  Crowe, Sir Colin, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1969), 13 Mar 1969, 220-230     What is actually going on in Britain: a picture of steady, undramatic and painstaking effort. A tendency in Canada to "write down" Britain. Going back to take a quick look at the immediate post war position in Britain. What Britain has done to improve the situation; measures taken. What has ...
    Text  Crowe, Sir Colin, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1969), 13 Mar 1969, 220-230   What is actually going on in Britain: a picture of steady, undramatic and painstaking effort. A tendency in Canada to "write down" Britain. Going back to take a quick look ...
  • Do We Need Diplomacy?
    Text  Moran, Lord, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 25 Mar 1982, 339-354     Despite similar and serious economic problems, Britain seen as on the road to economic recovery. Remarks about the speaker's profession as a diplomat. A description of what a diplomat does; some of the problems involved; some of the technical skills required; the need for different skills in different countries. Examples ...
    Text  Moran, Lord, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 25 Mar 1982, 339-354   Despite similar and serious economic problems, Britain seen as on the road to economic recovery. Remarks about the speaker's profession as a diplomat. A description of what a diplomat does; ...
  • Britain in 1971
    Text  Hayman, His Excellency Sir Peter T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1971), 7 Jan 1971, 181-195     What is happening in Britain in 1971. A list of major events in Britain over the last 25 years. The role of countries the size of Britain, and the size of Canada in 1971. Some characteristics of the British which have not changed over time. Some of the problems currently ...
    Text  Hayman, His Excellency Sir Peter T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1971), 7 Jan 1971, 181-195   What is happening in Britain in 1971. A list of major events in Britain over the last 25 years. The role of countries the size of Britain, and the size ...
  • 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 ...
  • The Outlook Today
    Text  Clutterbuck, Sir Alexander, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 25 Nov 1948, 94-105     The troubles and difficulties of today. Avoiding obsessions with these troubles. Observing the progress that has been made since the end of the Second World War. The speaker's view of the situation as those in Britain see it, concentrating chiefly on the economic side of things. The importance of economic ...
    Text  Clutterbuck, Sir Alexander, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 25 Nov 1948, 94-105   The troubles and difficulties of today. Avoiding obsessions with these troubles. Observing the progress that has been made since the end of the Second World War. The speaker's view of ...
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