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  • Munitions and More Munitions
    Text  Howe, The Honourable C.D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 24 Apr 1941, 495-508     A discussion of developments in Canada's munitions programme in its endeavour to meet the changing needs of warfare. The importance of the production of munitions. An appreciation of the magnitude of the task. Three great battles in progress after more than eighteen months of war: the Battle of the Mediterranean, ...
    Text  Howe, The Honourable C.D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 24 Apr 1941, 495-508   A discussion of developments in Canada's munitions programme in its endeavour to meet the changing needs of warfare. The importance of the production of munitions. An appreciation of the magnitude ...
  • Sweden's Relationship with the British Empire and with Canada in Particular
    Text  Per Wijkman, The Honourable, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 9 Nov 1944, 98-111     Sweden's ties with Great Britain. Similarities in government. Distances between Sweden and Great Britain. Sweden keeping up with air traffic over Scotland throughout the war. British visitors to Sweden during the war years. The nature of the Swedish people, some facts about Sweden. Sweden as an advanced democracy. A look ...
    Text  Per Wijkman, The Honourable, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 9 Nov 1944, 98-111   Sweden's ties with Great Britain. Similarities in government. Distances between Sweden and Great Britain. Sweden keeping up with air traffic over Scotland throughout the war. British visitors to Sweden during ...
  • The Rape of Norway
    Text  His Royal Highness Prince Olav of Norway, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 13 Jan 1941, 280-297     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. The development of war in Norway. What happened after it was necessary for the speaker, his father, and the Government to leave Norway. The speaker's arrival in Canada to inspect the Norwegian Air Force in training in ...
    Text  His Royal Highness Prince Olav of Norway, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 13 Jan 1941, 280-297   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. The development of war in Norway. What happened after it was necessary for the speaker, his father, ...
  • St. George and Canada
    Text  Llewellin, Right Hon. Colonel John J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 22 Apr 1943, 491-502     A special joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The St. George's Society of Toronto. St. George and what he stands for in the history of England. Canada's contribution to the war, with specific activities of the Canadian Army, Navy and Air Force. The speaker's experience serving under ...
    Text  Llewellin, Right Hon. Colonel John J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 22 Apr 1943, 491-502   A special joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The St. George's Society of Toronto. St. George and what he stands for in the history of England. Canada's ...
  • Some Reminiscences of 1935-45
    Text  Crerar, General H.D.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 24 Nov 1949, 106-115     A few personal experiences of the Second Great War. Telling a few tales without breach of faith and confidentiality. The speaker's arrival in the United Kingdom on October 28, 1939, to act as Military Advisor to the then Minister of Mines and Resources, the Honourable T.A. Crerar, who was to ...
    Text  Crerar, General H.D.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 24 Nov 1949, 106-115   A few personal experiences of the Second Great War. Telling a few tales without breach of faith and confidentiality. The speaker's arrival in the United Kingdom on October 28, 1939, ...
  • China and the Post-War World
    Text  Shun, Doctor Liu Shih, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 25 Nov 1943, 149-160     China's long and arduous fight with Japan. A consideration of the various aspects of the kind of mental make-up and discipline which has been responsible for the evolution of Japan's wild schemes of aggression and which has convinced the Chinese people of the impossibility of curbing her unbridled ambition except ...
    Text  Shun, Doctor Liu Shih, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 25 Nov 1943, 149-160   China's long and arduous fight with Japan. A consideration of the various aspects of the kind of mental make-up and discipline which has been responsible for the evolution of Japan's ...
  • War Nears New Zealand
    Text  Mackenzie, Sir Clutha, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 26 Feb 1942, 282-294     A description and history of New Zealand, and the Maoris. The role New Zealand has played in the war. Participation in the Empire Air Training Scheme. Actions in Greece, Crete, and Libya. New Zealand politics, agriculture, taxation, government. New Zealand's compulsory War Loan. New Zealand men involved in the war ...
    Text  Mackenzie, Sir Clutha, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 26 Feb 1942, 282-294   A description and history of New Zealand, and the Maoris. The role New Zealand has played in the war. Participation in the Empire Air Training Scheme. Actions in Greece, Crete, ...
  • Some Strategic Aspects of the War in 1940
    Text  Baldwin, Hanson W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 19 Jan 1940, 240-255     Getting a general indication of the possible course of action open to either side in the war by looking briefly at the forces involved in this tremendous drama in Europe and the theatre of action in which it is being played. A discussion follows, with lantern slides. A survey of ...
    Text  Baldwin, Hanson W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 19 Jan 1940, 240-255   Getting a general indication of the possible course of action open to either side in the war by looking briefly at the forces involved in this tremendous drama in Europe ...
  • Education and the Empire
    Text  McArthur, The Honourable Duncan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 28 Nov 1940, 212-224     The education of the youth of this Province in the light of our experience of war. The creation of the good citizen as the purpose of education. The nature of the understanding we are warranted in giving to the youth of Ontario. Education policies in the past based in part ...
    Text  McArthur, The Honourable Duncan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 28 Nov 1940, 212-224   The education of the youth of this Province in the light of our experience of war. The creation of the good citizen as the purpose of education. The nature of ...
  • The Challenge of Democracy
    Text  McKenzie, Honourable D.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 22 Feb 1940, 320-333     Canadians making every endeavour for the present, at least, to make our war effort as effective as possible. Seeing to it that the people of Canada understand fully the ideals of Canadian democracy and the circumstances that impelled Canada to mobilize her entire resources and join with the Mother County ...
    Text  McKenzie, Honourable D.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 22 Feb 1940, 320-333   Canadians making every endeavour for the present, at least, to make our war effort as effective as possible. Seeing to it that the people of Canada understand fully the ideals ...
  • Looking Forward to the Postwar World
    Text  Atherton, The Honourable Ray, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 1 Feb 1945, 256-265     International security and the principles of postwar world organization. The Dumbarton Oaks proposals. Remembering the principles of the Moscow Declaration. The wording of that document. Looking back to the beginnings of the North American federal systems to find nearly all the problems now causing dismay in connection with the prospects ...
    Text  Atherton, The Honourable Ray, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 1 Feb 1945, 256-265   International security and the principles of postwar world organization. The Dumbarton Oaks proposals. Remembering the principles of the Moscow Declaration. The wording of that document. Looking back to the beginnings ...
  • There Are No Civilians In London
    Text  Dimsdale, Mrs. Marcus, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 27 Feb 1941, 370-384     Some words about England before the war. The youth lost in the last war. Old men ruling England through the last crucial years before this war—old in vision. Signs of this that the speaker has seen in her own life. The Conservative Party machine in England. England regaining freedom under ...
    Text  Dimsdale, Mrs. Marcus, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 27 Feb 1941, 370-384   Some words about England before the war. The youth lost in the last war. Old men ruling England through the last crucial years before this war—old in vision. Signs of ...
  • Going On To The End
    Text  Philip, Percy James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 5 Oct 1944, 30-41     Reports on the war: a brief review of the speaker's previous addresses. The fight in the months ahead. Events over the last two months. The miracle that we have come through. Not having to give up our institutions and liberties. Being proud of our performance. How we are to do ...
    Text  Philip, Percy James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 5 Oct 1944, 30-41   Reports on the war: a brief review of the speaker's previous addresses. The fight in the months ahead. Events over the last two months. The miracle that we have come ...
  • Why Paint in Wartime?
    Text  MacDonald, Miss Sheila, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 29 Oct 1942, 108-119     An "open meeting" which included women. Cultural activities in war. Understanding what culture means. Misunderstandings about culture. A definition of culture. How paying attention to culture is part of our war effort. Maintaining our tradition and heritage through culture. How culture is important to us and our society. Our responsibility ...
    Text  MacDonald, Miss Sheila, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 29 Oct 1942, 108-119   An "open meeting" which included women. Cultural activities in war. Understanding what culture means. Misunderstandings about culture. A definition of culture. How paying attention to culture is part of our ...
  • Into the Blitz
    Text  Strange, William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 11 Dec 1941, 185-198     Some clarification of events in Britain, and in the Far East. The air and sea blitz which has been treacherously unleashed by the Japanese. The damage inflicted upon the American and British forces and how that might alter the course of the war. Precautions being taken on the Pacific Coast ...
    Text  Strange, William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 11 Dec 1941, 185-198   Some clarification of events in Britain, and in the Far East. The air and sea blitz which has been treacherously unleashed by the Japanese. The damage inflicted upon the American ...
  • China's Position in this Struggle
    Text  Ming, Dr. Yui, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 25 Jan 1945, 243-255     China trading space for time since September 18, 1931 when the Japanese attacked Mukden. Today, not much space left and time presses on. A humourous illustration of the Chinese conception of time and of progress in a story told by the late Dr. William Temple, Archbishop of Canterbury. Something in ...
    Text  Ming, Dr. Yui, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 25 Jan 1945, 243-255   China trading space for time since September 18, 1931 when the Japanese attacked Mukden. Today, not much space left and time presses on. A humourous illustration of the Chinese conception ...
  • The Railway At War
    Text  Vaughan, Robert Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 1 Oct 1942, 30-49     Toronto's and Ontario's contributions to Canada's war effort. Ontario's steam railways. The operation of the Canadian National Railways in Ontario. Toronto as the headquarters of CNR's Central Region. The Canadian railways as Canada's greatest war industry: some facts which support this statement. Demands made upon the railways. Details of munitions ...
    Text  Vaughan, Robert Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 1 Oct 1942, 30-49   Toronto's and Ontario's contributions to Canada's war effort. Ontario's steam railways. The operation of the Canadian National Railways in Ontario. Toronto as the headquarters of CNR's Central Region. The Canadian ...
  • Some War-Time Business and Financial Problems
    Text  Macdonnell, J.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 28 Mar 1940, 394-411     Problems facing the business community which we will neglect at our peril. The question as to whether these problems will be solved through our system, by the exercise of courage, imagination and initiative and the qualities that go with it, or whether it will be left to be solved by ...
    Text  Macdonnell, J.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 28 Mar 1940, 394-411   Problems facing the business community which we will neglect at our peril. The question as to whether these problems will be solved through our system, by the exercise of courage, ...
  • That Dragon Goebbels
    Text  de Lotbiniere, S.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 20 Apr 1944, 442-458     Reference to St. George's Day next Sunday. The fight against Goebbels and his propaganda machine. Goebbels as the "dragon-in-the-bed" analogy. The B.B.C. countering Goebbels. A look back at the summer of 1939 and the activities at Broadcasting House, and avoiding the bombs. The effect of security regulations on the broadcasting ...
    Text  de Lotbiniere, S.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 20 Apr 1944, 442-458   Reference to St. George's Day next Sunday. The fight against Goebbels and his propaganda machine. Goebbels as the "dragon-in-the-bed" analogy. The B.B.C. countering Goebbels. A look back at the summer ...
  • The Twentieth Century Crusade at Home and Abroad
    Text  Reade, John Collingwood, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 24 Nov 1940, 148-157     The social revolution which began at the time of the depression of 1929 and will not be finished until some time after peace has been restored. The three great camps into which the world is now dividing itself: the Axis combination of Germany, Italy and Japan; the Democracies, or what ...
    Text  Reade, John Collingwood, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 24 Nov 1940, 148-157   The social revolution which began at the time of the depression of 1929 and will not be finished until some time after peace has been restored. The three great camps ...
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