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  • The Russian Campaign in Review
    Text  Reade, John Collingwood, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 20 Nov 1941, 142-155     A brief review of the current and recent war situation. What we were talking about at the beginning of this past summer. What has happened since then. The German move eastward towards Russia. The elation when we learned that the Russians were prepared to fight. Our best expectations realized. An ...
    Text  Reade, John Collingwood, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 20 Nov 1941, 142-155   A brief review of the current and recent war situation. What we were talking about at the beginning of this past summer. What has happened since then. The German move ...
  • Saskatchewan's Postwar Plans
    Text  Douglas, The Honourable T.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 5 Apr 1945, 393-408     Problems that face the people of Saskatchewan, and the people of the three Prairie Provinces. Capital for development the West and from where it came. Payments out of wealth produced. Problems when very little wealth is produced. The need to pay interest on capital. Liquidation of the Prairie debt and ...
    Text  Douglas, The Honourable T.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 5 Apr 1945, 393-408   Problems that face the people of Saskatchewan, and the people of the three Prairie Provinces. Capital for development the West and from where it came. Payments out of wealth produced. ...
  • Dunkirk to Dieppe and Beyond
    Text  Warburton, Major Eliot, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 15 Oct 1942, 80-95     Deep appreciation for the benefactions of Canadians to Great Britain. Strong links forged by Canada's fighting forces in the United Kingdom, with some anecdotes and examples. The great and difficult responsibility of the press, radio and films as the chief channels of information about current events. Achieving a balance in ...
    Text  Warburton, Major Eliot, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 15 Oct 1942, 80-95   Deep appreciation for the benefactions of Canadians to Great Britain. Strong links forged by Canada's fighting forces in the United Kingdom, with some anecdotes and examples. The great and difficult ...
  • To Britain and Return
    Text  Renison, Right Reverend Robert J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 6 Nov 1941, 117-129     The speaker's recent trip to Britain. The contrast between the trip there and return journey. The experience of flying the Atlantic in these days. A day in Bermuda. The speaker's impression of Britain. A description of London and how life has carried on. The British people. The character and sacrifice ...
    Text  Renison, Right Reverend Robert J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 6 Nov 1941, 117-129   The speaker's recent trip to Britain. The contrast between the trip there and return journey. The experience of flying the Atlantic in these days. A day in Bermuda. The speaker's ...
  • The Civilian Front Line
    Text  Roberts, A.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 2 Apr 1942, 355-370     The civilian front line embracing the fire service, bomb disposal squads, first aid, public utilities, transport, the problem of feeding thousands of people and clothing them when they are bombed. The need for a well organized and well trained organization to deal with these problems efficiently. The entry of Japan, ...
    Text  Roberts, A.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 2 Apr 1942, 355-370   The civilian front line embracing the fire service, bomb disposal squads, first aid, public utilities, transport, the problem of feeding thousands of people and clothing them when they are bombed. ...
  • Some Aspects of the Royal Air Force Transport Command
    Text  Marix, Air Vice-Marshal, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 4 Nov 1943, 96-114     A brief history of the R.A.F. Transport Command since Transatlantic ferrying was initiated in 1940. The agreement between His Majesty the King for the United Kingdom and the Canadian Pacific Railway Company to handle getting American-built aircraft into Canada and then across the Atlantic. The flow of pilots from Canada, ...
    Text  Marix, Air Vice-Marshal, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 4 Nov 1943, 96-114   A brief history of the R.A.F. Transport Command since Transatlantic ferrying was initiated in 1940. The agreement between His Majesty the King for the United Kingdom and the Canadian Pacific ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • With The R.A.F. Over Europe
    Text  Witt, Flying Officer D.T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 19 Feb 1942, 265-281     One airman's experiences on operations. Remembering the first raids when packages of leaflets were dropped over Germany. The value of the raids as tests of navigation and endurance, and as a morale boost for the work ahead. The change of load from leaflets to explosives. Some personal reminiscences. Some words ...
    Text  Witt, Flying Officer D.T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 19 Feb 1942, 265-281   One airman's experiences on operations. Remembering the first raids when packages of leaflets were dropped over Germany. The value of the raids as tests of navigation and endurance, and as ...
  • The Road to Victory
    Text  Drew, Lieutenant-Colonel George A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 23 Nov 1939, 150-164     Understanding the nature of the victory that we hope to win. Being clear on our ideas as to why we are fighting and what it is we hope to accomplish. The victory of common sense and reason over the evil forces which Hitler has turned loose upon the world. A ...
    Text  Drew, Lieutenant-Colonel George A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 23 Nov 1939, 150-164   Understanding the nature of the victory that we hope to win. Being clear on our ideas as to why we are fighting and what it is we hope to accomplish. ...
  • The Present Situation in the Balkans
    Text  Maresch, Dr. Richard A.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 25 Jan 1940, 256-269     The stalemate on the Western Front which has left everybody guessing as to what will be the next move by Hitler and the Nazis. Various thoughts about what will happen, including those of the speaker, with his rationale. Hitler feeling the lack of oil. Speculation as to what will happen ...
    Text  Maresch, Dr. Richard A.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 25 Jan 1940, 256-269   The stalemate on the Western Front which has left everybody guessing as to what will be the next move by Hitler and the Nazis. Various thoughts about what will happen, ...
  • Men Money and Materiel
    Text  Rosengren, Captain Roswell P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 16 Oct 1941, 70-86     Canada and the United States: two nations one by mutuality of free choice. Elements of the speaker's relationship with Canada and Canadians. The views expressed those of the speaker, not of the U.S. War Department. Similarities between Canada and the U.S., in particular with regard to war. The failure of ...
    Text  Rosengren, Captain Roswell P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 16 Oct 1941, 70-86   Canada and the United States: two nations one by mutuality of free choice. Elements of the speaker's relationship with Canada and Canadians. The views expressed those of the speaker, not ...
  • Anglo-American Responsibilities
    Text  Ball, Max W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 27 Mar 1941, 438-455     A review of a generation of Anglo-American relationships and a consideration of the joint responsibility of the English-thinking peoples in the years to come after the war. The speaker's conviction that the spirit of freedom is unquenchable, and that no combination of powers will be able to rout it from ...
    Text  Ball, Max W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 27 Mar 1941, 438-455   A review of a generation of Anglo-American relationships and a consideration of the joint responsibility of the English-thinking peoples in the years to come after the war. The speaker's conviction ...
  • What Is the Navy Doing?
    Text  Strange, Lieutenant-Commander William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 26 Nov 1942, 186-202     The unshakeable faith in the British Navy held by the men and women of the British Empire. Some historical events when the British were in trouble by not having a navy, or by letting the navy get into a weak condition. The naval origin of Canada. Ways in which the ...
    Text  Strange, Lieutenant-Commander William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 26 Nov 1942, 186-202   The unshakeable faith in the British Navy held by the men and women of the British Empire. Some historical events when the British were in trouble by not having a ...
  • Postwar Treatment of Germany
    Text  Harding, Gilbert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 19 Oct 1944, 55-70     Readings from recent articles in Toronto newspapers. This topic of the postwar treatment of Germany vitally important in a time when Canadian youths are so pessimistic. The danger of forgetting the cost of the war, the waste of treasure, waste of life, the maimed, the crippled, the blind, the widows, ...
    Text  Harding, Gilbert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 19 Oct 1944, 55-70   Readings from recent articles in Toronto newspapers. This topic of the postwar treatment of Germany vitally important in a time when Canadian youths are so pessimistic. The danger of forgetting ...
  • Canada and the British Empire
    Text  Cavell, Captain R.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 2 Feb 1939, 214-229     This address is a description and discussion of the speaker's experiences as he worked and travelled through the British Empire, speaking on the subject "Canada and the British Empire." The year 1938 as the most difficult year in recent history; 1939 continuing the trend. The very precarious peace. Scientists and ...
    Text  Cavell, Captain R.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 2 Feb 1939, 214-229   This address is a description and discussion of the speaker's experiences as he worked and travelled through the British Empire, speaking on the subject "Canada and the British Empire." The ...
  • The Last Canadian Battle and the Surrender of the Germany Army
    Text  Foulkes, Lieut.-General Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 4 Oct 1945, 13-29     The speaker addresses the audience as a former Corps Commander, about the battle in which the Corps he commanded really had a chance to use its full power. The address is enhanced with diagrams on a presentation board. Going back to Field Marshal Montgomery's last Conference, about the 20th of ...
    Text  Foulkes, Lieut.-General Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 4 Oct 1945, 13-29   The speaker addresses the audience as a former Corps Commander, about the battle in which the Corps he commanded really had a chance to use its full power. The address ...
  • The Scottish Link in the Empire
    Text  Graham, John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 7 Sep 1939, 13-24     The advent of war. Congratulating the City of Toronto on the Canadian National Exhibition. The promotion of the Empire Exhibition in 1938 by the Scottish Development Council. Old and new impressions of Canada. The purpose and activities of the Scottish Development Council. Why the Council has come to Toronto to ...
    Text  Graham, John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 7 Sep 1939, 13-24   The advent of war. Congratulating the City of Toronto on the Canadian National Exhibition. The promotion of the Empire Exhibition in 1938 by the Scottish Development Council. Old and new ...
  • The Plans Unfold
    Text  Burgin, Right Honourable E. Leslie, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 24 Feb 1944, 310-321     Some of Mr. Winston Churchill's words. Plans for victory. Some instances of plans that went astray. A brief review of war events. The plans for 1944 which include not only the improvement and strengthening at every point in the vast armed encirclement of allied transport, but the attack and the ...
    Text  Burgin, Right Honourable E. Leslie, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 24 Feb 1944, 310-321   Some of Mr. Winston Churchill's words. Plans for victory. Some instances of plans that went astray. A brief review of war events. The plans for 1944 which include not only ...
  • The Moving Finger Writes, But What Does It Write
    Text  Sanderson, Charles R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 30 Apr 1942, 396-407     A review of the past year. How our live are affected by the war. The sanction and enforcement of action resting on public opinion, on the people. An evaluation of Canada's war effort. The kind of world we want after the war. What we mean by a "different world." Conditions ...
    Text  Sanderson, Charles R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 30 Apr 1942, 396-407   A review of the past year. How our live are affected by the war. The sanction and enforcement of action resting on public opinion, on the people. An evaluation of ...
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