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The Empire Club of Canada Addresses
  
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  • A Quarter Century of Communications Development
    Text  Perrine, Dr. J.O., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 15 Feb 1940, 298-319     1940 as a quarter-century anniversary of the first time that New York ever spoke by telephone to San Francisco, across the entire breadth of this Continent. A quarter-century of communications achievement: a review. The speaker begins by displaying to the audience a simple coil of wire, with a magnet inside ...
    Text  Perrine, Dr. J.O., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 15 Feb 1940, 298-319   1940 as a quarter-century anniversary of the first time that New York ever spoke by telephone to San Francisco, across the entire breadth of this Continent. A quarter-century of communications ...
  • This Democratic Empire
    Text  Bovey, Lieut.-Col. Wilfrid, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 8 Feb 1940, 283-297     Contradictions about the British Empire, for example, the terms "democracy" and "empire." A closer examination of the term British Empire. Different meanings and usage of the term British. The attempt by the Statute of Westminster to explain the British Empire with the words "free association" and "Commonwealth." Scandinavian democratic customs ...
    Text  Bovey, Lieut.-Col. Wilfrid, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 8 Feb 1940, 283-297   Contradictions about the British Empire, for example, the terms "democracy" and "empire." A closer examination of the term British Empire. Different meanings and usage of the term British. The attempt ...
  • Quebec
    Text  Mathewson, Honourable James Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 1 Feb 1940, 270-282     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. A Canada that cannot exist without Quebec, and the Empire that cannot exist without Canada. Highlights of the history of Quebec. Milestones in the historical course followed by Quebec and, along with Quebec, by Canada. Three attempts ...
    Text  Mathewson, Honourable James Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 1 Feb 1940, 270-282   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. A Canada that cannot exist without Quebec, and the Empire that cannot exist without Canada. Highlights of ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • How Can We Build A Nation?
    Text  Harvey, M. Jean-Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 11 Jan 1940, 227-239     A discussion of some of the problems which today face Canada as a nation. Nationalism as viewed when we look at the events in Europe. Looking forward to a time when racial passion shall have disappeared in Canada. Remembering the ideal the founders of North American white civilization had before ...
    Text  Harvey, M. Jean-Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 11 Jan 1940, 227-239   A discussion of some of the problems which today face Canada as a nation. Nationalism as viewed when we look at the events in Europe. Looking forward to a time ...
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