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  • That Inferiority Complex
    Text  Denison, Merrill, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 10 Mar 1949, 254-267     That Inferiority Complex—the oft-repeated charge, or apologia, heard so often in connection with certain aspects of the Canadian mental climate. The speaker's view that he is an authority on the inferiority complex, possibly "one of the greatest living authorities." A personal anecdote regarding his diagnosis of the symptom. How he ...
    Text  Denison, Merrill, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 10 Mar 1949, 254-267   That Inferiority Complex—the oft-repeated charge, or apologia, heard so often in connection with certain aspects of the Canadian mental climate. The speaker's view that he is an authority on the ...
  • The Birth of A Nation
    Text  Aitken, Margaret, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 3 Mar 1949, 245-253     The speaker's report on the birth of a Nation—Israel, its people and its problems following her recent visit there on assignment. Israel's living history alongside the ancient history of the area. These contrasts, plus the amazing paradoxes and complexities of life in Palestine making the speaker's assignment such a fascinating ...
    Text  Aitken, Margaret, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 3 Mar 1949, 245-253   The speaker's report on the birth of a Nation—Israel, its people and its problems following her recent visit there on assignment. Israel's living history alongside the ancient history of the ...
  • Was The King Right
    Text  Maheux, M. L'Abbé Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 24 Feb 1949, 234-244     Choosing as a subject the King of England, George the Third. Reasons for choosing such a topic. The speaker's learned conclusion that one of the main differences between the French and English in Canada is how they look at History. An explication of that view. The present import of that ...
    Text  Maheux, M. L'Abbé Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 24 Feb 1949, 234-244   Choosing as a subject the King of England, George the Third. Reasons for choosing such a topic. The speaker's learned conclusion that one of the main differences between the French ...
  • The Only Way to Save Civilization
    Text  Murray, Major Gladstone, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 17 Feb 1949, 224-233     Gaining an understanding of the problems of today by envisaging these problems as a consequence of history. Man achieving civilization as a response to a challenge in a situation which rouses him to make a hitherto unprecedented effort. How modern man is distinguished from the cave-man. A discussion and review ...
    Text  Murray, Major Gladstone, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 17 Feb 1949, 224-233   Gaining an understanding of the problems of today by envisaging these problems as a consequence of history. Man achieving civilization as a response to a challenge in a situation which ...
  • Reporting to the Public
    Text  Coleman, John S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 10 Feb 1949, 213-223     The most acute aspects of the problem of reporting to the public and one or two suggestions that might alleviate it. Business and Big Business too often blamed for much of what is wrong with Canada and the United States. Reasons for such blame. Misconceptions involved in such perceptions. The ...
    Text  Coleman, John S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 10 Feb 1949, 213-223   The most acute aspects of the problem of reporting to the public and one or two suggestions that might alleviate it. Business and Big Business too often blamed for much ...
  • Canadian Immigration Policy
    Text  Keenleyside, Hugh Llewellyn, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 3 Feb 1949, 198-212     Recent public discussion in Canada about the role of the civil servant. A summary of the speaker's views as to the duty of the civil servant. A discussion of Canadian Immigration Policy. A summary of Mr. Mackenzie King's clear and specific definition of the policy of his Government in relation ...
    Text  Keenleyside, Hugh Llewellyn, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 3 Feb 1949, 198-212   Recent public discussion in Canada about the role of the civil servant. A summary of the speaker's views as to the duty of the civil servant. A discussion of Canadian ...
  • Your Hydro Chairman Reports
    Text  Saunders, Robert H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 27 Jan 1949, 187-197     The overall picture in Southern Ontario with regard to hydroelectric power. The past. Difficulties over the last 10 months. Facts and figures on the question of shortage. Total deficiency due to lack of water. Examples of the effect of not sufficient rainfall in Ontario Hydro's own plants. The purchase of ...
    Text  Saunders, Robert H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 27 Jan 1949, 187-197   The overall picture in Southern Ontario with regard to hydroelectric power. The past. Difficulties over the last 10 months. Facts and figures on the question of shortage. Total deficiency due ...
  • The New India
    Text  Malik, The Honourable Sardar Hardit Singh, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 20 Jan 1949, 173-186     Some personal anecdotes that illustrate the lack of knowledge about India in North America. India's experience since independence. An idea of the plan for the future of India, and a word or two about India's conception of their place among the nations of the world. The anticipation of independence by ...
    Text  Malik, The Honourable Sardar Hardit Singh, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 20 Jan 1949, 173-186   Some personal anecdotes that illustrate the lack of knowledge about India in North America. India's experience since independence. An idea of the plan for the future of India, and a ...
  • Where the Iron Curtain Falls
    Text  Fleming, Donald, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 13 Jan 1949, 155-172     The Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference. Some comments on the Conference, and on an interesting speech made by one of the delegates from Pakistan. Important changes occurring in the Commonwealth in recent months. Recovery in Europe. The tide of Communism in Western Europe receding. The subject of Western Union and the Atlantic ...
    Text  Fleming, Donald, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 13 Jan 1949, 155-172   The Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference. Some comments on the Conference, and on an interesting speech made by one of the delegates from Pakistan. Important changes occurring in the Commonwealth in recent ...
  • Europe Still Holds The Key
    Text  Duncan, James S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 6 Jan 1949, 139-154     This meeting also attended by members of the Canadian Manufacturers' Association and the Board of Trade. Something of the speaker's recent experiences during a 7-1/2 week tour of Europe. How the happenings in Europe have a bearing upon our future as Canadians and our standard of living. Thumbnail sketches of ...
    Text  Duncan, James S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 6 Jan 1949, 139-154   This meeting also attended by members of the Canadian Manufacturers' Association and the Board of Trade. Something of the speaker's recent experiences during a 7-1/2 week tour of Europe. How ...
  • On Resting Merry in 1948
    Text  Sandwell, Dr. B.K., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 16 Dec 1948, 130-138     An amusing address around some timely topics by Dr. Sandwell as part of the Christmas Meeting programme.
    Text  Sandwell, Dr. B.K., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 16 Dec 1948, 130-138   An amusing address around some timely topics by Dr. Sandwell as part of the Christmas Meeting programme.
  • The Commonwealth on Trial
    Text  Ney, Major Frederick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 9 Dec 1948, 117-129     The speaker basing his observations today on his experiences over the past four or five years when he has visited many parts of the world. The very clear picture of the world-wide organization of Communism which those experiences have given him. Everywhere he has found people waiting for England and ...
    Text  Ney, Major Frederick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 9 Dec 1948, 117-129   The speaker basing his observations today on his experiences over the past four or five years when he has visited many parts of the world. The very clear picture of ...
  • The Social Implication of Television
    Text  Collins, Norman, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 2 Dec 1948, 106-116     Some personal background and beliefs of the speaker. The speaker's regard for television as the most powerful, most potent instrument of social influence which has been invented in our lifetime. Some remarks regarding the influence of television. Children as the crux of the matter. The ability of television to condition ...
    Text  Collins, Norman, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 2 Dec 1948, 106-116   Some personal background and beliefs of the speaker. The speaker's regard for television as the most powerful, most potent instrument of social influence which has been invented in our lifetime. ...
  • The Outlook Today
    Text  Clutterbuck, Sir Alexander, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 25 Nov 1948, 94-105     The troubles and difficulties of today. Avoiding obsessions with these troubles. Observing the progress that has been made since the end of the Second World War. The speaker's view of the situation as those in Britain see it, concentrating chiefly on the economic side of things. The importance of economic ...
    Text  Clutterbuck, Sir Alexander, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 25 Nov 1948, 94-105   The troubles and difficulties of today. Avoiding obsessions with these troubles. Observing the progress that has been made since the end of the Second World War. The speaker's view of ...
  • The Aircraft Industry in Canada and the Future Development of Jet Engines
    Text  Deisher, Walter N., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 18 Nov 1948, 81-93     The development and future of Canada's growing aircraft industry. Achievements of the Canadian aviation industry between 1939 and 1945. Canadian aeronautical pioneers. A brief history of Canadian aviation. The industry as it stands today. Activities of the DeHavilland Aircraft Company of Canada Limited. Production by Canadair in Montreal. Development project ...
    Text  Deisher, Walter N., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 18 Nov 1948, 81-93   The development and future of Canada's growing aircraft industry. Achievements of the Canadian aviation industry between 1939 and 1945. Canadian aeronautical pioneers. A brief history of Canadian aviation. The industry ...
  • Maple Leaf Up Or Maple Leaf Down?
    Text  Spry, Major General D.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 11 Nov 1948, 76-80     The Maple Leaf Route: the main axis route of First Canadian Army, the "Up" Route leading to the forward areas to battle and to victory. Deciding Canada's present position in the world today which requires a decision as to the Route towards Peace—Maple Leaf Up or Maple Leaf Down? Remembering, ...
    Text  Spry, Major General D.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 11 Nov 1948, 76-80   The Maple Leaf Route: the main axis route of First Canadian Army, the "Up" Route leading to the forward areas to battle and to victory. Deciding Canada's present position in ...
  • Are the Schools Preparing Youth to Take Over?
    Text  Goldring, Dr. Cecil C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 4 Nov 1948, 63-75     The present time of turmoil and conflict holding promise as well as a threat. The challenge of the time for men to study and learn how to live together in goodwill so that human knowledge may be used for the welfare of man rather than for his destruction. Some quotes ...
    Text  Goldring, Dr. Cecil C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 4 Nov 1948, 63-75   The present time of turmoil and conflict holding promise as well as a threat. The challenge of the time for men to study and learn how to live together in ...
  • Certain Aspects of British Life and Thought
    Text  Redfern, Sir Arthur Shuldham, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 28 Oct 1948, 52-62     An examination of the term "Cultural Relations." Ways in which science has brought our world closer together. The danger of severe restrictions in the interchange of thought and ideas and knowledge. The need for background knowledge for a foreign policy to be successful. The British Council. Origins and purpose of ...
    Text  Redfern, Sir Arthur Shuldham, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 28 Oct 1948, 52-62   An examination of the term "Cultural Relations." Ways in which science has brought our world closer together. The danger of severe restrictions in the interchange of thought and ideas and ...
  • Europe Our Next Door Neighbour
    Text  Chipman, Murray R., Esquire, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 21 Oct 1948, 29-51     The closeness of Europe in this age of flight and the immense significance to us here of European viewpoints and economic recovery. Implications of the age of flight. Economic problems in Britain, and progress toward solutions. Reasons for production problems. The Economic Recovery Program of Marshall Aid. Speculation as to ...
    Text  Chipman, Murray R., Esquire, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 21 Oct 1948, 29-51   The closeness of Europe in this age of flight and the immense significance to us here of European viewpoints and economic recovery. Implications of the age of flight. Economic problems ...
  • The Effect of War On British Culture
    Text  Maclagan, Sir Eric Robert Dalrymple, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 14 Oct 1948, 16-28     Effects of very wide reaching character in England, even touching those sequestered places, museums, of the war and the continued bombing from the air. The crisis for all forms of life, including those which could be summed up in the word "Culture." A story to illustrate the people of London ...
    Text  Maclagan, Sir Eric Robert Dalrymple, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 14 Oct 1948, 16-28   Effects of very wide reaching character in England, even touching those sequestered places, museums, of the war and the continued bombing from the air. The crisis for all forms of ...
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