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  • 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. ...
  • The Role of the Opposition in Parliament
    Text  Diefenbaker, John G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 27 Oct 1949, 67-74     "His Majesty's Loyal Opposition" as a necessary part of our British Parliamentary system of government. Origins of the name "His Majesty's Loyal Opposition." The role of the Opposition. Some quotes regarding the function and nature of the Opposition. The speaker's view of the role and purpose of the Opposition. Views ...
    Text  Diefenbaker, John G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 27 Oct 1949, 67-74   "His Majesty's Loyal Opposition" as a necessary part of our British Parliamentary system of government. Origins of the name "His Majesty's Loyal Opposition." The role of the Opposition. Some quotes ...
  • The War Accomplishments of British Films
    Text  Rank, J. Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 19 May 1948, 414-425     First, a tribute to all Canadian soldiers, and especially to those whom the speaker saw at the second battle of Ypres early in 1915. Deeds of valour by the Canadian soldiers in the last War well known to those in England. The British film industry. Encouraging reception by the Canadian ...
    Text  Rank, J. Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 19 May 1948, 414-425   First, a tribute to all Canadian soldiers, and especially to those whom the speaker saw at the second battle of Ypres early in 1915. Deeds of valour by the Canadian ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Canada and Immigration
    Text  Kirkconnell, Prof. Watson, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 23 Mar 1944, 374-391     Considerations for Canada's future. An analysis of three great aspects of Canada's national life: our effective area, from the standpoint of immigration; our resources, by which to provide for population growth; the present character of our population, and the lessons to be learned from it. Two or three qualifying principles ...
    Text  Kirkconnell, Prof. Watson, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 23 Mar 1944, 374-391   Considerations for Canada's future. An analysis of three great aspects of Canada's national life: our effective area, from the standpoint of immigration; our resources, by which to provide for population ...
  • Canada Finds Her Voice
    Text  Stringer, Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 14 Apr 1949, 316-326     Some words about Canadians from the speaker, and others. A discussion of Canadians, how we feel about ourselves, how others see us. Canadian literature. Canadian poetry. The time for a change in Canada. The change that is taking place. Canada finding her voice. An illustrative anecdote. The current changed status ...
    Text  Stringer, Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 14 Apr 1949, 316-326   Some words about Canadians from the speaker, and others. A discussion of Canadians, how we feel about ourselves, how others see us. Canadian literature. Canadian poetry. The time for a ...
  • 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, ...
  • What Is To Become of the British Protectorates?
    Text  Yalden-Thomson, L.A.C. David, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 9 Mar 1944, 338-361     The speaker's previous experience as District Commissioner of Pemba Island, a British Protectorate. Pemba Island as a fair sample of the numerous and little known Protectorates which are part of the British Empire. A physical and geographical description of Pemba Island. The interesting history of the island. Traces of the ...
    Text  Yalden-Thomson, L.A.C. David, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 9 Mar 1944, 338-361   The speaker's previous experience as District Commissioner of Pemba Island, a British Protectorate. Pemba Island as a fair sample of the numerous and little known Protectorates which are part of ...
  • 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 ...
  • Sharing the Responsibilities of Empire
    Text  Gower-Rees, The Venerable Archdeacon A.P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 13 Jan 1944, 225-237     The complexities of the Empire. The urgent need for a careful consideration of Imperial problems, should the need for taking final decisions arise. The strengths and weaknesses of the Empire's Colonial system, as stated by Prime Minister Jan Christian Smuts of South Africa, along with his suggestions for changes by ...
    Text  Gower-Rees, The Venerable Archdeacon A.P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 13 Jan 1944, 225-237   The complexities of the Empire. The urgent need for a careful consideration of Imperial problems, should the need for taking final decisions arise. The strengths and weaknesses of the Empire's ...
  • 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 ...
  • Our Debt to Northern Ontario
    Text  Renison, Right Rev. Robert J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 9 Dec 1943, 161-173     Some early Canadian history. Flying the flag of England in the first Ontario seaport in the year 1670. Moosonee or Moose Fort. Henry Hudson's three voyages. A personal anecdote from the speaker of a trip to Moosonee in 1898. The debt of history owed to Northern Ontario. The forests of ...
    Text  Renison, Right Rev. Robert J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 9 Dec 1943, 161-173   Some early Canadian history. Flying the flag of England in the first Ontario seaport in the year 1670. Moosonee or Moose Fort. Henry Hudson's three voyages. A personal anecdote from ...
  • 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, ...
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