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  • Democracy or Bolshevism
    Text  Eaton, Rev. C.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 17 Apr 1919, 234-250     Our choice between Democracy and Bolshevism as the foundation upon which we are to construct a new age. Contemplating the results of the German assault upon human liberties. Democracy and its persistence against adverse conditions down the centuries, as described by De Tocqueville. Bolshevism as the new claimant which undertakes ...
    Text  Eaton, Rev. C.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 17 Apr 1919, 234-250   Our choice between Democracy and Bolshevism as the foundation upon which we are to construct a new age. Contemplating the results of the German assault upon human liberties. Democracy and ...
  • The Situation in Russia
    Text  Percy, Major-General Sir Jocelyn, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 27 Jan 1921, 14-30     The speaker, sent to Russia by the War Office in 1907, just after the Russia-Japanese war to view the battle fields and gauge the value of the Russians. The speaker's expectations and actual findings. Karensky's revolution in Russia, and the consequences for the people. How the revolution was started, who ...
    Text  Percy, Major-General Sir Jocelyn, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 27 Jan 1921, 14-30   The speaker, sent to Russia by the War Office in 1907, just after the Russia-Japanese war to view the battle fields and gauge the value of the Russians. The speaker's ...
  • The Russian Situation
    Text  Marshal, Charles A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 14 Feb 1924, 74-87     The varying conditions in Russia as the speaker saw them, which could lead to false impressions. The difficulty of getting an accurate picture of Russia from a superficial view of a few localities. The party with whom the speaker travelled. The accommodation provided for them in Russia. A description of ...
    Text  Marshal, Charles A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 14 Feb 1924, 74-87   The varying conditions in Russia as the speaker saw them, which could lead to false impressions. The difficulty of getting an accurate picture of Russia from a superficial view of ...
  • The Five Year Plan—Russia's Challenge to Capitalism
    Text  Brickner, Rabbi Barnett R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 19 Feb 1931, 57-72     The attitude of the world toward Russia today, with illustration. Taking an objective view of the whole situation in order to understand Russia. How to explain the success of their present leader, Stalin. The present trends in Russia to the extreme left. A reflection of the Russian attitude in their ...
    Text  Brickner, Rabbi Barnett R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 19 Feb 1931, 57-72   The attitude of the world toward Russia today, with illustration. Taking an objective view of the whole situation in order to understand Russia. How to explain the success of their ...
  • From Moscow to Toronto
    Text  Drew, Lieut.-Col. George A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 20 Jan 1938, 182-199     Occasion for concern about the growth of Communism in different parts of Canada. The surprising support that is given to its doctrines by those who are not themselves Communists, and evidence of it. A wide divergence of opinion within Canada as to what Communism is and as to the possible ...
    Text  Drew, Lieut.-Col. George A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 20 Jan 1938, 182-199   Occasion for concern about the growth of Communism in different parts of Canada. The surprising support that is given to its doctrines by those who are not themselves Communists, and ...
  • Do We Face Ideological Conquest
    Text  Armour, Stuart, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 24 Oct 1946, 42-56     The great and often very bitter debate going on around the world today. The importance and consequences of that debate. The sort of world which will emerge from the terrible wreckage of the second world war. Who is engaged in this debate. The vital importance of the democracies emerging as ...
    Text  Armour, Stuart, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 24 Oct 1946, 42-56   The great and often very bitter debate going on around the world today. The importance and consequences of that debate. The sort of world which will emerge from the terrible ...
  • What is the Objective in Instalment Selling
    Text  Cheyney, William J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 13 Nov 1947, 103-116     The future of an expanding use of instalment credit to the world economic-social situation. A review of economic events in Canada and the United States since last February. Two approaches to this address: world conditions as they relate to consumer credit; consumer credit pictured against the greater background of world ...
    Text  Cheyney, William J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 13 Nov 1947, 103-116   The future of an expanding use of instalment credit to the world economic-social situation. A review of economic events in Canada and the United States since last February. Two approaches ...
  • Anglo-American Freedom Versus Russian Communism
    Text  Hunt, Lawrence, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 20 Nov 1947, 117-124     The English-speaking nations as a family that help each other and stick together as a family should in the hour of need to keep from our door both the wolf and the bear. Not yet enjoying the fairer world which brave men died to win. Britain surviving so-called doom. Aiding ...
    Text  Hunt, Lawrence, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 20 Nov 1947, 117-124   The English-speaking nations as a family that help each other and stick together as a family should in the hour of need to keep from our door both the wolf ...
  • Survival At Stake, Our Individual Responsibilities
    Text  Stokes-Rees, Commander Rowland H. (Retired), The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 8 Apr 1948, 336-353     Reference to the speaker's previous address four and a half years ago. Some recollections of events in the First and Second World Wars. The situation today. The consequences of another war in the atomic age. The speaker's conviction that Russia does not want another war, and reasons for that conviction. ...
    Text  Stokes-Rees, Commander Rowland H. (Retired), The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 8 Apr 1948, 336-353   Reference to the speaker's previous address four and a half years ago. Some recollections of events in the First and Second World Wars. The situation today. The consequences of another ...
  • Whither
    Text  Armour, Major Stuart, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 29 Apr 1948, 383-397     Reference to the speaker's address of 18 months ago, entitled "Do We Face Ideological Conquest?" Now, an address concerned with "Where do we go from here?" or "Whither, then, are we headed?" A discussion of the subject of individual freedom. An examination of some of the things which are being ...
    Text  Armour, Major Stuart, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 29 Apr 1948, 383-397   Reference to the speaker's address of 18 months ago, entitled "Do We Face Ideological Conquest?" Now, an address concerned with "Where do we go from here?" or "Whither, then, are ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • We Take Our Stand
    Text  James, Dr. F. Cyril, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 17 Mar 1949, 268-281     The period of British history of St. Patrick. A vivid depiction of what Patrick's environment would have been like. Remembering men who were not defeatists. How far we have fallen from the bright hopes of a generation ago. The moving screen that is the Iron Curtain. Changing Soviet tactics. The ...
    Text  James, Dr. F. Cyril, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 17 Mar 1949, 268-281   The period of British history of St. Patrick. A vivid depiction of what Patrick's environment would have been like. Remembering men who were not defeatists. How far we have fallen ...
  • Cross-Roads
    Text  Philip, Percy James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 31 Mar 1949, 294-305     Standing at the end of the old road of Empire authority and at the moment of decision as to whether we shall take the Russian Communist road along which so much of Europe and Asia have already travelled, or the Atlantic road which we may call the seaway, the free ...
    Text  Philip, Percy James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 31 Mar 1949, 294-305   Standing at the end of the old road of Empire authority and at the moment of decision as to whether we shall take the Russian Communist road along which so ...
  • The Battle For Europe's Mind
    Text  Price, Major Vincent W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 7 Apr 1949, 306-315     This address is divided into seven sections, the first of which is "The Universal Theater" of the world. Section II, "Three Scenes on the World-Stage" discusses the Canadian scene, the Soviet Russian picture, and the European scene. "The Devastation of the Mind" talks about the intellectual damage of the war. ...
    Text  Price, Major Vincent W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 7 Apr 1949, 306-315   This address is divided into seven sections, the first of which is "The Universal Theater" of the world. Section II, "Three Scenes on the World-Stage" discusses the Canadian scene, the ...
  • Between the Iron and the Ice Curtain
    Text  Keyserlingk, Robert W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 10 Nov 1949, 84-94     The three different spheres of the world, as outlined in the speaker's address of 18 months ago: the free world, an inbetween world (an area for which both the free world and the world of Communist domination were putting in a bid, and thirdly, the ever vaster Red Empire. Today, ...
    Text  Keyserlingk, Robert W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 10 Nov 1949, 84-94   The three different spheres of the world, as outlined in the speaker's address of 18 months ago: the free world, an inbetween world (an area for which both the free ...
  • Stalin's Biggest Headache
    Text  Woodside, Willson, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 9 Feb 1950, 198-210     Stalin's biggest headache: Titoism in the form of Tito's defiance. The speaker's pleasure at hearing Stalin's discomfort over the Moscow Radio. Titoism as a very serious heresy in the world church of Communism. How Titoism has revealed the weaknesses of the new Muscovite imperialism. The breaking away of Yugoslavia from ...
    Text  Woodside, Willson, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 9 Feb 1950, 198-210   Stalin's biggest headache: Titoism in the form of Tito's defiance. The speaker's pleasure at hearing Stalin's discomfort over the Moscow Radio. Titoism as a very serious heresy in the world ...
  • Europe Is Dying
    Text  Long, Marcus, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 23 Feb 1950, 221-236     The importance of the doctrine of Karl Marx and the apparent success of the political imperialism associated with it. Communism in Eastern Europe and advancing Communism in Asia. The will of free men as the real defence against Communism. The speaker's conviction that no system based on oppression can be ...
    Text  Long, Marcus, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 23 Feb 1950, 221-236   The importance of the doctrine of Karl Marx and the apparent success of the political imperialism associated with it. Communism in Eastern Europe and advancing Communism in Asia. The will ...
  • The Plague of Pessimism
    Text  Murray, Major Gladstone, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 6 Apr 1950, 294-303     This discussion of the threat of Communism, and Canada's place in that struggle, proceeds under the following headings: Moscow On Canada/ Mr. Buck and His Chaplain; The Effect of Propaganda; The War Issue; When Wickedness Becomes Virtue; The Russian People; Victory Certain; Towards One World; Internal Attack; The Future of ...
    Text  Murray, Major Gladstone, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 6 Apr 1950, 294-303   This discussion of the threat of Communism, and Canada's place in that struggle, proceeds under the following headings: Moscow On Canada/ Mr. Buck and His Chaplain; The Effect of Propaganda; ...
  • The Free World Partnership
    Text  Baron Tweedsmuir of Elsfield and Lady Tweedsmuir, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 18 Jan 1951, 179-191     Lord Tweedsmuir Russia's intentions. The British Commonwealth. The recent conference of Commonwealth Prime Ministers. Focus on the Far East. The most significant event in the last six years of Communism engulfing China and China in turn engulfing Tibet. Fighting in Korea, Indo-China, and Malaya. The concept of the "rice bowl" ...
    Text  Baron Tweedsmuir of Elsfield and Lady Tweedsmuir, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 18 Jan 1951, 179-191   Lord Tweedsmuir Russia's intentions. The British Commonwealth. The recent conference of Commonwealth Prime Ministers. Focus on the Far East. The most significant event in the last six years of Communism ...
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