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  • Canada
    Text  Bennett, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 13 Oct 1942, 120-138     A joint meeting of the Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. Some of the impressions of the speaker with respect to the Empire affairs and with respect to Canada and its relation to the Empire. The misunderstandings of the position of Canada and the other Dominions within the ...
    Text  Bennett, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 13 Oct 1942, 120-138   A joint meeting of the Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. Some of the impressions of the speaker with respect to the Empire affairs and with respect to ...
  • The Development of Army Equipment
    Text  Hahn, Major James E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 28 Jan 1943, 318-330     An examination of how the enemy planned his development programme and what has been accomplished. A brief summary of some of the equipment used by the enemy in order to shed light upon the policy he has adopted. Topics covered include: small arms equipment; rifle; standard and sub-machine guns; trench ...
    Text  Hahn, Major James E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 28 Jan 1943, 318-330   An examination of how the enemy planned his development programme and what has been accomplished. A brief summary of some of the equipment used by the enemy in order to ...
  • The War and its Implications for Canada and the Empire
    Text  D'Egville, Sir Howard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 31 Oct 1940, 158-166     The British Empire and of what it consists. The speaker's conviction that in this war not one single portion of the Empire will be lost. Some words about the Empire from Dr. Cody when he was Minister of Education. Every conception of the Empire based upon freedom. No compromise between ...
    Text  D'Egville, Sir Howard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 31 Oct 1940, 158-166   The British Empire and of what it consists. The speaker's conviction that in this war not one single portion of the Empire will be lost. Some words about the Empire ...
  • The Fighting In Burma
    Text  Innes, Major A.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 26 Apr 1945, 446-459     An informal chat about the speaker's experiences in Burma, in order to give an overall picture of what is going on out there. A brief outline of the campaign to date, then an idea of the general conditions in the campaign, the country, and how the speaker and his regiment ...
    Text  Innes, Major A.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 26 Apr 1945, 446-459   An informal chat about the speaker's experiences in Burma, in order to give an overall picture of what is going on out there. A brief outline of the campaign to ...
  • The Battle Against Rising Prices
    Text  Wilson, Kenneth R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 12 Mar 1942, 310-325     The issue of price control. First reactions to the new policy. Success of the programme. The essential reasons for the programme. The pseudo-controls instituted hours after the outbreak of war in September, 1939. Why it was felt by midsummer, 1941, that more drastic action must be taken. The nub of ...
    Text  Wilson, Kenneth R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 12 Mar 1942, 310-325   The issue of price control. First reactions to the new policy. Success of the programme. The essential reasons for the programme. The pseudo-controls instituted hours after the outbreak of war ...
  • The Small Nations in World Affairs
    Text  Fotitch, His Excellency Constantin, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 7 Feb 1944, 269-283     Problems in Yugoslavia. Views about the future organization of world peace; Yugoslavia's modest contribution in that regard. Yugoslavia's geographical position in a region of Europe where many past conflicts originated. Eliminating the cause of possible future conflicts. An analysis of the reasons which brought about the failure of the peace ...
    Text  Fotitch, His Excellency Constantin, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 7 Feb 1944, 269-283   Problems in Yugoslavia. Views about the future organization of world peace; Yugoslavia's modest contribution in that regard. Yugoslavia's geographical position in a region of Europe where many past conflicts originated. ...
  • Canada and the Empire of Tomorrow
    Text  Murray, Major Gladstone, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 14 Oct 1943, 32-49     A stage in the war when the future must be considered. Justification now for certain conclusions; the victory of the United Nations assured; the collapse of Germany; the reduction of Japan; afterwards, a period of uncertainty. A discussion proceeds under the following headings: The German Problem; Hitler; Episode Two; Dodging ...
    Text  Murray, Major Gladstone, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 14 Oct 1943, 32-49   A stage in the war when the future must be considered. Justification now for certain conclusions; the victory of the United Nations assured; the collapse of Germany; the reduction of ...
  • Norway In War and At The Peace Conference
    Text  Hambro, Carl J., 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 ...
    Text  Hambro, Carl J., 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 ...
  • Racial Relations in the Union of South Africa
    Text  Meyer, D. DeWaal, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 29 Feb 1940, 334-350     Race relations in South Africa. Relations between the black race and the white race, and also the relations between the two sections of the white population. Remarks about the country of South Africa. The people of South Africa. Racial relations between the Boers and the British. Relations between the Germans ...
    Text  Meyer, D. DeWaal, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 29 Feb 1940, 334-350   Race relations in South Africa. Relations between the black race and the white race, and also the relations between the two sections of the white population. Remarks about the country ...
  • A Closer Empire Unity
    Text  Stewart, Prof. H.L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 27 Apr 1944, 463-476     Uniting the democracies in time to prevent what they have twice within a generation been united only in time to repair. The speaker's statement: "In the interests of world peace, we need to draw more firmly the bonds of the British Empire, and we can do so—if we will—without impairing ...
    Text  Stewart, Prof. H.L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 27 Apr 1944, 463-476   Uniting the democracies in time to prevent what they have twice within a generation been united only in time to repair. The speaker's statement: "In the interests of world peace, ...
  • Denmark Under the Nazi Heel
    Text  Kauffman, His Excellency Henrik, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 10 Feb 1944, 284-294     A description of Denmark, pointing out the differences and similarities with Canada. A brief history of Denmark. What Denmark was like before invasion by the Germans. The speaker's decision, at the time of invasion, that he could no longer accept orders from Copenhagen as orders of a free government; support ...
    Text  Kauffman, His Excellency Henrik, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 10 Feb 1944, 284-294   A description of Denmark, pointing out the differences and similarities with Canada. A brief history of Denmark. What Denmark was like before invasion by the Germans. The speaker's decision, at ...
  • Canadian Agriculture in the War Effort
    Text  Hepburn, The Hon. Mitchell F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 16 Dec 1943, 174-190     The speaker's background as a farmer. The prejudice against what was known when the speaker was a child, as "Scientific Agriculture." The importance of minerals to the soil. The importance of soil testing. Proper cultivation. The right type of animal. Marketing problems. The issue of mechanized equipment. The importance of ...
    Text  Hepburn, The Hon. Mitchell F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 16 Dec 1943, 174-190   The speaker's background as a farmer. The prejudice against what was known when the speaker was a child, as "Scientific Agriculture." The importance of minerals to the soil. The importance ...
  • Britain and the Future
    Text  King-Hall, Commander Stephen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 21 Oct 1943, 50-64     The question "Am I my brother's keeper?" as a political and economic fact, not solely a moral issue. Some words on war and peace. The costs of war. The effort we are prepared to put forth for peace. The lack of progress made on the front of poverty. Conditions of ...
    Text  King-Hall, Commander Stephen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 21 Oct 1943, 50-64   The question "Am I my brother's keeper?" as a political and economic fact, not solely a moral issue. Some words on war and peace. The costs of war. The effort ...
  • The Strength and Threat of Japan
    Text  Carney, Ralph W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 13 May 1943, 1-20     The speaker's travel schedule of 150,000 miles each year, six times around the world, primarily in the United States, some in Mexico, the West Indies and South America. The speaker's opportunity to talk to many people in his own country. The speaker's background in "Big Business." Contributions of the business ...
    Text  Carney, Ralph W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 13 May 1943, 1-20   The speaker's travel schedule of 150,000 miles each year, six times around the world, primarily in the United States, some in Mexico, the West Indies and South America. The speaker's ...
  • The Unfinished Task
    Text  Carney, Ralph W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 19 Apr 1945, 427-445     A summary review of the situation over the last few years, and now in terms of the war with Germany and the war with Japan. The speaker's belief that this year will see Germany complete defeated, but not Japan. The independence and freedom of China as our common problem, and ...
    Text  Carney, Ralph W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 19 Apr 1945, 427-445   A summary review of the situation over the last few years, and now in terms of the war with Germany and the war with Japan. The speaker's belief that this ...
  • London Tells The World
    Text  Whitteker, Byng, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 8 Feb 1945, 266-281     Broadcasting. An appreciation of the background effort in broadcasting news. The news gathering facilities of the British Broadcasting Corporation. Radio News Reel as an integral part of BBC's news service. Some operating details about the news service and about the Radio News Reel. Programme details. The background of correspondents. The ...
    Text  Whitteker, Byng, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 8 Feb 1945, 266-281   Broadcasting. An appreciation of the background effort in broadcasting news. The news gathering facilities of the British Broadcasting Corporation. Radio News Reel as an integral part of BBC's news service. ...
  • British Commonwealth & Empire Co-Operation
    Text  Somerville, Sir James F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 1 Nov 1945, 72-81     The speaker's personal and professional background. His impressions of Canada some 50 years ago. Some words on the tensions between those in the new country, and those in the old, and how they view each other. The disappearance of these "little frictions and distempers" when we fight "side by side ...
    Text  Somerville, Sir James F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 1 Nov 1945, 72-81   The speaker's personal and professional background. His impressions of Canada some 50 years ago. Some words on the tensions between those in the new country, and those in the old, ...
  • Canada's Reserve Army
    Text  Browne, Major-General B.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 18 Mar 1943, 410-425     The Reserve Army, today new in its tasks and its opportunities. The Reserve Army formerly known as "the militia." A description and history of the Militia. The Military Act, amended in 1927. The revulsion against military service following the first World War. Forgetting that the price of peace has always ...
    Text  Browne, Major-General B.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 18 Mar 1943, 410-425   The Reserve Army, today new in its tasks and its opportunities. The Reserve Army formerly known as "the militia." A description and history of the Militia. The Military Act, amended ...
  • Inflation and War Finance
    Text  James, F. Cyril, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 6 Feb 1941, 322-341     Reference to the Savings Campaign. The dangers of an inflationary policy to finance the war, as shown through some of the experiences that some other nations have had with these policies. The demands that are being made for an inflationary policy in Canada. Remembering the "New Era" in the United ...
    Text  James, F. Cyril, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 6 Feb 1941, 322-341   Reference to the Savings Campaign. The dangers of an inflationary policy to finance the war, as shown through some of the experiences that some other nations have had with these ...
  • An Address By His Excellency, Viscount Alexander of Tunis
    Text  Alexander of Tunis, His Excellency, Viscount, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 3 Oct 1946, 8-14     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The speaker's travels across Canada over the last six months. The basic industries he has visited. Being impressed by the mechanical efficiency by which Canada deals with the rich resources of the country and by ...
    Text  Alexander of Tunis, His Excellency, Viscount, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 3 Oct 1946, 8-14   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The speaker's travels across Canada over the last six months. The basic industries he has ...
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