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The Empire Club of Canada Addresses
  
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  • Canada and the Nations
    Text  Gardner, The Rt. Hon. James Garfield, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 19 Feb 1948, 253-262     The subject of Canada and the Nations is discussed under the following headings: Canada's Industrial Importance; Three Way Trade; The Areas Concerned; They Required Food; They Required Clothing: They Require Factories; What Has Canada To Offer; How Must We Increase; What Should Our Objective Be?; What Should We Do To ...
    Text  Gardner, The Rt. Hon. James Garfield, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 19 Feb 1948, 253-262   The subject of Canada and the Nations is discussed under the following headings: Canada's Industrial Importance; Three Way Trade; The Areas Concerned; They Required Food; They Required Clothing: They Require ...
  • Canada In Crises—As Seen By An Australian
    Text  Norwood, The Reverend Frederick W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 20 Feb 1941, 356-369     The speaker's description and impressions of Canada. The speaker's native Australia. Comparisons between Canada, England, and Australia. What fascinates the speaker about Canada. The strategic significance of Canada. The speaker's belief that Canadians are not governing their own country. Four other peoples that are determining Canada's history more than Canadians. ...
    Text  Norwood, The Reverend Frederick W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 20 Feb 1941, 356-369   The speaker's description and impressions of Canada. The speaker's native Australia. Comparisons between Canada, England, and Australia. What fascinates the speaker about Canada. The strategic significance of Canada. The speaker's ...
  • A New Look At Canada
    Text  Abbott, The Hon. Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 11 Mar 1948, 285-298     Thinking too much about our problems and too little about our achievements; spending too much time in worrying and criticising and backbiting and not enough in constructive thinking and co-operative action. The need for something to restore our perspective. Directing our attention to the record of Canada's growth as a ...
    Text  Abbott, The Hon. Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 11 Mar 1948, 285-298   Thinking too much about our problems and too little about our achievements; spending too much time in worrying and criticising and backbiting and not enough in constructive thinking and co-operative ...
  • Canada At The Crossroads
    Text  Drew, Lieutenant-Colonel George A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 6 Mar 1941, 385-401     Reference to previous addresses by the speaker. Canada today. The almost limitless resources at our disposal. Development in all directions. Few limits to the opportunities open to the youth of Canada if we only organize efficiently for the future. Sir Frederick Banting as an example of the heights to which ...
    Text  Drew, Lieutenant-Colonel George A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 6 Mar 1941, 385-401   Reference to previous addresses by the speaker. Canada today. The almost limitless resources at our disposal. Development in all directions. Few limits to the opportunities open to the youth of ...
  • 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 ...
  • The Challenge We Face
    Text  Fleming, Donald M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 4 Apr 1946, 323-339     The challenge that Canada and Canadians face. The need for a national vision if we hope to progress as a nation. The need to discern the challenge and to recognize the fact that we have been challenged by Destiny. The element of choice. The need for a sense of our ...
    Text  Fleming, Donald M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 4 Apr 1946, 323-339   The challenge that Canada and Canadians face. The need for a national vision if we hope to progress as a nation. The need to discern the challenge and to recognize ...
  • St. George and Canada
    Text  Llewellin, Right Hon. Colonel John J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 22 Apr 1943, 491-502     A special joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The St. George's Society of Toronto. St. George and what he stands for in the history of England. Canada's contribution to the war, with specific activities of the Canadian Army, Navy and Air Force. The speaker's experience serving under ...
    Text  Llewellin, Right Hon. Colonel John J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 22 Apr 1943, 491-502   A special joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The St. George's Society of Toronto. St. George and what he stands for in the history of England. Canada's ...
  • Are We Using Canada's Wealth Aright?
    Text  Wallace, Robert C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 25 Mar 1943, 426-441     The real wealth of a country: first, the physical wealth of its resources; second, the wealth of its people in their ability and qualities. The material resources of Canada. The realization that our natural resources are not inexhaustible and that they are rapidly being exhausted. Our responsibility for our natural ...
    Text  Wallace, Robert C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 25 Mar 1943, 426-441   The real wealth of a country: first, the physical wealth of its resources; second, the wealth of its people in their ability and qualities. The material resources of Canada. The ...
  • Canada's Partnership in Freedom
    Text  Trotter, Professor Reginald, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 28 Nov 1946, 109-121     All free peoples now facing the fundamental problem of how to order affairs within their borders and their relations with others in such a way that freedom may endure. The survival and growth of freedom not to be taken for granted. The need to be ready to defend our freedom. ...
    Text  Trotter, Professor Reginald, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 28 Nov 1946, 109-121   All free peoples now facing the fundamental problem of how to order affairs within their borders and their relations with others in such a way that freedom may endure. The ...
  • 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 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Canada's Destiny
    Text  Ferguson, The Honourable G. Howard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 3 Oct 1940, 97-111     Looking at the word "Empire." A lack of clear understanding of just what the Statute of Westminster means and how it applies to the Empire. A quote from the Statute. What the term "Commonwealth of Nations" means and to what it applies. Canada as a self-governing people within the orbit ...
    Text  Ferguson, The Honourable G. Howard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 3 Oct 1940, 97-111   Looking at the word "Empire." A lack of clear understanding of just what the Statute of Westminster means and how it applies to the Empire. A quote from the Statute. ...
  • Munitions and More Munitions
    Text  Howe, The Honourable C.D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 24 Apr 1941, 495-508     A discussion of developments in Canada's munitions programme in its endeavour to meet the changing needs of warfare. The importance of the production of munitions. An appreciation of the magnitude of the task. Three great battles in progress after more than eighteen months of war: the Battle of the Mediterranean, ...
    Text  Howe, The Honourable C.D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 24 Apr 1941, 495-508   A discussion of developments in Canada's munitions programme in its endeavour to meet the changing needs of warfare. The importance of the production of munitions. An appreciation of the magnitude ...
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