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  • Address
    Text  His Excellency the Right Honourable The Earl of Athlone, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 20 Jan 1941, 298-308     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. England and the English Inheritance. England referred to as "the Old Country." Some history of England. Challenges to the rule of the British Empire. An examination of the causes which have led to the dissolution of the ...
    Text  His Excellency the Right Honourable The Earl of Athlone, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 20 Jan 1941, 298-308   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. England and the English Inheritance. England referred to as "the Old Country." Some history of England. Challenges ...
  • London Under the Robot Bomb
    Text  Cole, Walton, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 13 Dec 1944, 185-196     The nature of respect. Respect between nations. American-British understanding. Canadian-British understanding. Finding out the other fellow's view. Canada cast for a leadership role. Some of the speaker's personal experiences over the last five years. A description of life for the ordinary man-in-the-street in London. The V-2's. The need for leadership ...
    Text  Cole, Walton, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 13 Dec 1944, 185-196   The nature of respect. Respect between nations. American-British understanding. Canadian-British understanding. Finding out the other fellow's view. Canada cast for a leadership role. Some of the speaker's personal experiences over ...
  • Why Britain Still Leads
    Text  Bready, Dr. J. Wesley, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 25 Apr 1940, 457-471     The world's arch-tragedy today. Germany and her vassal states, Russia, Italy and Japan flattened under the steam roller of a system of military dictation. Free people today the world over looking increasingly to Britain for guidance, leadership and defence. The forces of liberty and conscience assembling beneath Britain's banner and ...
    Text  Bready, Dr. J. Wesley, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 25 Apr 1940, 457-471   The world's arch-tragedy today. Germany and her vassal states, Russia, Italy and Japan flattened under the steam roller of a system of military dictation. Free people today the world over ...
  • Britain Sees It Through
    Text  Drew, Lieut.-Colonel The Hon. George A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 11 Jan 1944, 213-224     What Britain is like in the fifth year of war. A number of impressions from the speaker's visit. Signs of destruction less noticeable. Lots of buildings in need of repair and paint. First impressions that prove misleading. War as part of Londoner's daily life. A picture of Britain as the ...
    Text  Drew, Lieut.-Colonel The Hon. George A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 11 Jan 1944, 213-224   What Britain is like in the fifth year of war. A number of impressions from the speaker's visit. Signs of destruction less noticeable. Lots of buildings in need of repair ...
  • The Defence of Malta
    Text  Dobbie, Lieut.-General Sir William G.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 22 Feb 1945, 298-310     The siege of Malta. How Malta came into association with the British Empire. Why Malta had to be held during the war. Malta's strategic geographical location. Malta as an effective military base. Consequences if Malta had not been held. Military facilities. The declaration of war on the British Empire and ...
    Text  Dobbie, Lieut.-General Sir William G.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 22 Feb 1945, 298-310   The siege of Malta. How Malta came into association with the British Empire. Why Malta had to be held during the war. Malta's strategic geographical location. Malta as an effective ...
  • A Battalion Commander's Experience in the First Year of the War
    Text  Haldenby, Brigadier Eric W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 10 Oct 1940, 112-128     A very simple account of the first year of the war as experienced by a battalion commander in the First Canadian Division. Arrival on New Year's Eve in England. Stationing at Aldershot, the greatest military settlement in the world. Finding elaborate precautions for air-raids. Taking part in a review of ...
    Text  Haldenby, Brigadier Eric W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 10 Oct 1940, 112-128   A very simple account of the first year of the war as experienced by a battalion commander in the First Canadian Division. Arrival on New Year's Eve in England. Stationing ...
  • What I Have Seen Over There and Over Here
    Text  Baxter, A. Beverley, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 6 Oct 1941, 54-69     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. The trip from Britain to Canada. Going back again in a few days. The unity and spirit and laughter in Britain, and their profound effect upon the war. Impressions from Britain and the British. Significant changes happening ...
    Text  Baxter, A. Beverley, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 6 Oct 1941, 54-69   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. The trip from Britain to Canada. Going back again in a few days. The unity and spirit ...
  • Aid to Russia Through the Persian Gulf
    Text  Rhodes, Brigadier Sir Godfrey, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 31 Jan 1946, 206-218     Four years of aid to Russia through the Persian Gulf. A general picture of what was done, and in particular, a description in some detail of the British share of this work. Germany's attack of Russia without warning, and contrary to treaty, in June of 1941. England's position at the ...
    Text  Rhodes, Brigadier Sir Godfrey, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 31 Jan 1946, 206-218   Four years of aid to Russia through the Persian Gulf. A general picture of what was done, and in particular, a description in some detail of the British share of ...
  • Testing Time
    Text  McCullagh, George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 20 May 1949, 1-19     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The speaker's recent trip and his articles written for The Globe and Mail and The Telegram: some highlights of this challenging trip. Leaving home for the British Isles to get a first-hand view of Europe ...
    Text  McCullagh, George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 20 May 1949, 1-19   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The speaker's recent trip and his articles written for The Globe and Mail and The ...
  • 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 ...
  • St. George Meets New Dragons
    Text  Sanderson, C.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 13 Dec 1945, 152-166     Why the British book practically disappeared from the Canadian market during the war. The stimulus this gave to Canadian book publishing. The delegation to Britain, in which the speaker took part, and its dual purpose: to discuss with the British publishers what could be done to ensure the re-entry of ...
    Text  Sanderson, C.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 13 Dec 1945, 152-166   Why the British book practically disappeared from the Canadian market during the war. The stimulus this gave to Canadian book publishing. The delegation to Britain, in which the speaker took ...
  • What Is Canada's Position in the World Today?
    Text  Keyserlingk, R.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 6 Mar 1947, 245-255     Canada today in the position of having to adjust her government machinery to the requirements of applied sovereign nationhood simultaneously with the necessity of assuming the unprecedented responsibilities of a nation facing a world in upheaval. Gigantic forces at work reshaping, re-aligning and revising the very foundations of international society. ...
    Text  Keyserlingk, R.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 6 Mar 1947, 245-255   Canada today in the position of having to adjust her government machinery to the requirements of applied sovereign nationhood simultaneously with the necessity of assuming the unprecedented responsibilities of a ...
  • The Old Country Carries On
    Text  Wrench, Sir Evelyn, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 19 Sep 1940, 81-96     Some introductory remarks about Canada and the spirit of unity the speaker has seen during his current visit. The journey from London. Looking at England from the outside. The unity and spirit of the British people. Everyone pulling their weight, trying to help in every way they possibly can, from ...
    Text  Wrench, Sir Evelyn, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 19 Sep 1940, 81-96   Some introductory remarks about Canada and the spirit of unity the speaker has seen during his current visit. The journey from London. Looking at England from the outside. The unity ...
  • The Present Challenge to Canada
    Text  Rogers, The Honourable Normal McLeod, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 10 Jun 1940, 19-32     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. "Whilst the meeting was actually in session, the Royal Canadian Air Force bomber, especially chartered to bring Mr. Rogers to Toronto to fulfil his engagement, crashed when nine miles east of Bowmanville, Ontario, at 1:25 p.m. All ...
    Text  Rogers, The Honourable Normal McLeod, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 10 Jun 1940, 19-32   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. "Whilst the meeting was actually in session, the Royal Canadian Air Force bomber, especially chartered to bring ...
  • The Alaska Highway and Post-War Reconstruction and Rehabilitation
    Text  MacNicol, John R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 12 Nov 1942, 155-170     The material resources of Canada. A presentation of Alaskan geography, with maps. The origin of the Alaska highway, beginning with a description of Alaska. The Alaska highway as a military road, controlled by Canada for the duration of the war, but with American ownership after the war. The importance of ...
    Text  MacNicol, John R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 12 Nov 1942, 155-170   The material resources of Canada. A presentation of Alaskan geography, with maps. The origin of the Alaska highway, beginning with a description of Alaska. The Alaska highway as a military ...
  • The Fight for Democracy in China
    Text  Shun, The Honourable Dr. Liu Shih, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 8 Oct 1942, 65-79     The thirty-first anniversary of the founding of the Republic of China in two days on October 10. A review of the Revolution. The basis for the inclination of the Chinese toward the democratic way of life. Prospects for China to win her fight for democracy. An examination of the judgment ...
    Text  Shun, The Honourable Dr. Liu Shih, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 8 Oct 1942, 65-79   The thirty-first anniversary of the founding of the Republic of China in two days on October 10. A review of the Revolution. The basis for the inclination of the Chinese ...
  • The Issues At Stake
    Text  Cromwell, Honourable James H.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 19 Mar 1940, 384-393     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Trade between the United States and Canada outranking the commerce between any other two countries in the world. The speaker, pledged to a policy of neutrality, which has active support of the majority of the ...
    Text  Cromwell, Honourable James H.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 19 Mar 1940, 384-393   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Trade between the United States and Canada outranking the commerce between any other two countries ...
  • Finishing the Job
    Text  Woodside, Willson, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 8 Apr 1943, 456-473     The two prerequisites to our big invasion of Europe now provided: the cleanup of Tunisia and the mighty aerial onslaught against the Luftwaffe, the bases of the Luftwaffe's strength, against German war industry and morale in general. A look back to the beginning of this year, to the great Russian ...
    Text  Woodside, Willson, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 8 Apr 1943, 456-473   The two prerequisites to our big invasion of Europe now provided: the cleanup of Tunisia and the mighty aerial onslaught against the Luftwaffe, the bases of the Luftwaffe's strength, against ...
  • Experience on an Atlantic Convoy
    Text  Hincks, Clarence M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 5 Mar 1942, 295-309     The speaker's mixed emotions on leaving Britain. The journey to Canada on a freighter. A history of the freighter. Submarine raids and five separate attacks during the journey. The experience of being torpedoed in a convoy. Establishing psychological immunity after a single night's experience. The way in which we humans ...
    Text  Hincks, Clarence M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 5 Mar 1942, 295-309   The speaker's mixed emotions on leaving Britain. The journey to Canada on a freighter. A history of the freighter. Submarine raids and five separate attacks during the journey. The experience ...
  • Canada's War in the Air
    Text  Parker, Squadron Leader Stuart C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 29 Apr 1943, 506-520     ..., 194, the Bomber Command has unleased the heaviest air-raids the world has...
    Text  Parker, Squadron Leader Stuart C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 29 Apr 1943, 506-520   ..., 194, the Bomber Command has unleased the heaviest air-raids the world has...
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