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  • Planning for the Next Millennium
    Text  Muller, Dr. Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1996), 1 Jun 1995, 48-56     Remembering the millennium almost 100 years ago. Differences now in terms of international institutions. Examples of the 32 specialised agencies which deal with many subjects, including the United Nations. What is being done for the next millennium. The human species, now for the first time, knowing its place in the ...
    Text  Muller, Dr. Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1996), 1 Jun 1995, 48-56   Remembering the millennium almost 100 years ago. Differences now in terms of international institutions. Examples of the 32 specialised agencies which deal with many subjects, including the United Nations. What ...
  • The Present Situation
    Text  MacDonald, The Right Hon. Malcolm, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 11 Jan 1945, 219-229     What we do and what we can influence our leaders to do in the next two or three years and how these decisions will influence future generations. What has been happening to the Western Front in Europe lately. Vital blows struck at Germany. The capacity of the enemy to keep ...
    Text  MacDonald, The Right Hon. Malcolm, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 11 Jan 1945, 219-229   What we do and what we can influence our leaders to do in the next two or three years and how these decisions will influence future generations. What has been ...
  • The Role of Canada in the Challenge of the East to the West
    Text  Catlin, Professor G.E.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 9 Oct 1947, 43-55     The theme of world organization for peace, and within that framework, a fusion of the United States and the British Commonwealth. A fusion of the West within the framework of world government. Words from Wendell Willkie and Walter Lippmann on this subject. A proposal from Ernest Bevin, British Foreign Secretary, ...
    Text  Catlin, Professor G.E.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 9 Oct 1947, 43-55   The theme of world organization for peace, and within that framework, a fusion of the United States and the British Commonwealth. A fusion of the West within the framework of ...
  • Sharing the Responsibilities of Empire
    Text  Gower-Rees, The Venerable Archdeacon A.P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 13 Jan 1944, 225-237     The complexities of the Empire. The urgent need for a careful consideration of Imperial problems, should the need for taking final decisions arise. The strengths and weaknesses of the Empire's Colonial system, as stated by Prime Minister Jan Christian Smuts of South Africa, along with his suggestions for changes by ...
    Text  Gower-Rees, The Venerable Archdeacon A.P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 13 Jan 1944, 225-237   The complexities of the Empire. The urgent need for a careful consideration of Imperial problems, should the need for taking final decisions arise. The strengths and weaknesses of the Empire's ...
  • Six Significant Weeks in World History
    Text  Diefenbaker, John C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 28 Mar 1946, 313-322     A review of many of the events of the past six weeks: a pronounced growth in the development of international law, as evidenced by the trials at Neurnburg; the UNO Conference at London performed its mechanical duties, the General Assembly elected the members of the Security Council and of the ...
    Text  Diefenbaker, John C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 28 Mar 1946, 313-322   A review of many of the events of the past six weeks: a pronounced growth in the development of international law, as evidenced by the trials at Neurnburg; the UNO ...
  • Thoughts on NATO
    Text  Eide, General Vigleik, 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 environment of Europe ...
    Text  Eide, General Vigleik, 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; ...
  • 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 ...
  • Union Or Harmony
    Text  Philip, Percy James, 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: ...
    Text  Philip, Percy James, 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 ...
  • The United Nations: A Canadian Perspective
    Text  MacEachen, The Honourable Allan J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 22 Mar 1984, 311-321     Canada's stake and interest in multilateralism. Three specific examples of how Canada benefits from its participation in the United Nations: the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, signed by Canada in December, 1982; the International Atomic Energy Agency; Food aid channelled through the World Food Program. A ...
    Text  MacEachen, The Honourable Allan J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 22 Mar 1984, 311-321   Canada's stake and interest in multilateralism. Three specific examples of how Canada benefits from its participation in the United Nations: the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, ...
  • The United Nations as a Force for Peace and Prosperity
    Text  Jebb, Sir Gladwyn, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 13 Aug 1951, 1-13     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. What the United Nations really is. Two extreme personifications of the United Nations; neither of them the true one. The practicable basis of the present United Nations: essentially, that no Member can in the last ...
    Text  Jebb, Sir Gladwyn, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 13 Aug 1951, 1-13   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. What the United Nations really is. Two extreme personifications of the United Nations; neither of ...
  • The United Nations at a Crossroads
    Text  Rock, His Excellency Mr. Allan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2006), 19 May 2005, 413-426     Some personal reminiscences. Speaking today as Canada's ambassador to the United Nations. Anecdotes about the speaker's experience at the UN. The UN's shortcomings and how it happened - an explication. Why all of us can and must help the United Nations win the fight to save itself. Ways in which ...
    Text  Rock, His Excellency Mr. Allan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2006), 19 May 2005, 413-426   Some personal reminiscences. Speaking today as Canada's ambassador to the United Nations. Anecdotes about the speaker's experience at the UN. The UN's shortcomings and how it happened - an explication. ...
  • The United Nations To-day
    Text  Romulo, H.E. General Carlos P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 23 Oct 1952, 55-62     A joint meeting with United Nations Association in Canada (Toronto Branch). How the Philippines, together with the rest of the Far East, has become our next-door neighbour. Manila, capital city of the Philippines, less than two days' flying time from Toronto. The earth becoming smaller; our concept of inter-dependence among ...
    Text  Romulo, H.E. General Carlos P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 23 Oct 1952, 55-62   A joint meeting with United Nations Association in Canada (Toronto Branch). How the Philippines, together with the rest of the Far East, has become our next-door neighbour. Manila, capital city ...
  • The United Nations Today and Tomorrow
    Text  Heeney, Arnold D.P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 25 Oct 1951, 65-73     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The United nations Association in Canada (Toronto Branch) United Nations Day yesterday—the sixth anniversary of the coming into force of that great agreement between nations—The United Nations Charter. The conjunction of Empire Club and United Nations Association. The future of ...
    Text  Heeney, Arnold D.P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 25 Oct 1951, 65-73   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The United nations Association in Canada (Toronto Branch) United Nations Day yesterday—the sixth anniversary of the coming into force of ...
  • The United States and the United Nations
    Text  Korn, Lester B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 27 Oct 1988, 93-101     A new spirit of co-operation on the world scene. The more vigorous role as peace-keeper assumed by the United Nations. The progress made at the UN in four critical areas. The speaker's thoughts about the UN's role today, the U.S.'s view of the UN and UN budget and reform efforts. ...
    Text  Korn, Lester B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 27 Oct 1988, 93-101   A new spirit of co-operation on the world scene. The more vigorous role as peace-keeper assumed by the United Nations. The progress made at the UN in four critical areas. ...
  • U.N.R.R.A. Reports on Europe
    Text  Mooney, George S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 6 Dec 1945, 135-151     A look at the situation across Europe from the Baltic on the north to the Black Sea on the south, and Poland in the east and northwest Europe. Included in the descriptions are some of the programs being carried out by the UNRRA. First, the situation in France in terms ...
    Text  Mooney, George S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 6 Dec 1945, 135-151   A look at the situation across Europe from the Baltic on the north to the Black Sea on the south, and Poland in the east and northwest Europe. Included in ...
  • War Aims As Seen From Great Britain
    Text  Garbett, Most Reverend and Right Honourable Cyril Foster, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 2 May 1944, 477-487     Why we went to war. A brief review of the war situation for Britain. Stress now on the building up of a new order when peace comes. The need for a better international order, if there are to be social reforms at home. The cost of the threat of war ...
    Text  Garbett, Most Reverend and Right Honourable Cyril Foster, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 2 May 1944, 477-487   Why we went to war. A brief review of the war situation for Britain. Stress now on the building up of a new order when peace comes. The need for ...
  • Who's the World's Sheriff - the UN or the U.S.?
    Text  MacKenzie, Major General (Ret'd) Lewis, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2005), 14 Apr 2004, 307-318     Some personal reminiscences. The timeliness and importance of the topic. The UN's original role. The Security Council trapped in a 1945 time warp. The veto. The council's work during the Cold War. The evaporation of the relative stability. Issues and problems for the Security Council. Some disasters. National self-interest. The ...
    Text  MacKenzie, Major General (Ret'd) Lewis, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2005), 14 Apr 2004, 307-318   Some personal reminiscences. The timeliness and importance of the topic. The UN's original role. The Security Council trapped in a 1945 time warp. The veto. The council's work during the ...
  • Why So Much Gloom?
    Text  Woodside, Wilson, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1962), 8 Mar 1962, 208-212     Why so much gloom over the United Nations? Various problems or crises recently faced by the UN. The speaker's belief that the UN came out of all of these crises stronger than it went in. The UN going through a "change of life." The UN's influence over peace in the ...
    Text  Woodside, Wilson, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1962), 8 Mar 1962, 208-212   Why so much gloom over the United Nations? Various problems or crises recently faced by the UN. The speaker's belief that the UN came out of all of these crises ...
  • World Health
    Text  Chisholm, Major-General Brock, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 5 Apr 1951, 334-345     The vast problem of world health, with its many facets. The limits of statistics on world health. The changing concept of health. The long history of international health. The World Health Organization as the latest step in this long history and progress. Details of the WHO. Other Specialized Agencies of ...
    Text  Chisholm, Major-General Brock, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 5 Apr 1951, 334-345   The vast problem of world health, with its many facets. The limits of statistics on world health. The changing concept of health. The long history of international health. The World ...
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