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  • Peace Among the Nations
    Text  Logan, Honourable M.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 28 Feb 1930, 80-89     The biggest problem in the world today the working out of plans that will ensure peace, permanent and honourable peace, among the nations. Canada and the United States as living examples of peace. A discussion of war and peace. No resort to war at the zenith of civilization. Society imperfect ...
    Text  Logan, Honourable M.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 28 Feb 1930, 80-89   The biggest problem in the world today the working out of plans that will ensure peace, permanent and honourable peace, among the nations. Canada and the United States as living ...
  • The Basis of Peace
    Text  Churchill, Randolph, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 23 Apr 1931, 132-142     Three principal schools of thought by which various people are trying to achieve this universal goal of world peace, and to establish it on a practical basis. Efforts by the League of Nations; the Kellogg pact; Disarmament. A brief discussion of each, with the speaker's response to each effort. Seeking ...
    Text  Churchill, Randolph, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 23 Apr 1931, 132-142   Three principal schools of thought by which various people are trying to achieve this universal goal of world peace, and to establish it on a practical basis. Efforts by the ...
  • Fourteen Years of Peace
    Text  Fyfe, Dr. William Hamilton, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 17 Nov 1932, 296-302     Our hopes when the war ended. How far we have succeeded in realizing those ideals; a discouraging answer. A review of the fate of our 1918 ideals, keeping an eye well open for gleams of hope. An increase in the number of homogeneous, self-governing communities since the war ended. A ...
    Text  Fyfe, Dr. William Hamilton, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 17 Nov 1932, 296-302   Our hopes when the war ended. How far we have succeeded in realizing those ideals; a discouraging answer. A review of the fate of our 1918 ideals, keeping an eye ...
  • Would A Russo-Japanese War Be Another World War?
    Text  Lattimore, Owen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 22 Mar 1934, 499-512     A comparison of the present situation in the Far East with the situation in Europe in 1914. A situation now in the Far East which is much less clear. Canada's, like America's interest in the question of collective guarantees of world peace and the extending of international compacts for the ...
    Text  Lattimore, Owen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 22 Mar 1934, 499-512   A comparison of the present situation in the Far East with the situation in Europe in 1914. A situation now in the Far East which is much less clear. Canada's, ...
  • Disarmament
    Text  Noel-Baker, Philip J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 27 Mar 1934, 513-526     The great part to play in world affairs that is now that of the British people. The current power of the British Commonwealth and how that has come to be. The need for the abolition of war, the establishment of law and justice which the British peoples have achieved. The ...
    Text  Noel-Baker, Philip J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 27 Mar 1934, 513-526   The great part to play in world affairs that is now that of the British people. The current power of the British Commonwealth and how that has come to be. ...
  • Frontiers of Hope and Despair
    Text  van Paassen, Pierre, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 29 Mar 1934, 527-540     Instances and experiences told by the speaker to illustrate the militarization of the European Continent, and the masses of hungry and destitute people he has seen. The change in Europe since 1933. Consequences of the Treaty of Versailles. The situation in Germany. An examination of how Hitler came to power. ...
    Text  van Paassen, Pierre, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 29 Mar 1934, 527-540   Instances and experiences told by the speaker to illustrate the militarization of the European Continent, and the masses of hungry and destitute people he has seen. The change in Europe ...
  • A Briton Looks at the World
    Text  Norwood, Rev. Frederick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 18 Sep 1934, 17-29     The radical changes that are taking place in parts of the world. The speaker's 16 months of travel, testing out a few great convictions which have been maturing in his mind for years. Stating his case from a personal point of view for the sake of clarity. Personal background of ...
    Text  Norwood, Rev. Frederick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 18 Sep 1934, 17-29   The radical changes that are taking place in parts of the world. The speaker's 16 months of travel, testing out a few great convictions which have been maturing in his ...
  • A Personal Confession of Faith
    Text  Brittain, Miss Vera, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 30 Oct 1934, 81-98     The difficulty of talking in an impersonal way about one's own work and one's own views. What the speaker's book, "Testament of Youth" is all about. The book as an autobiography, not a novel. The impact of war on four young people. A synopsis of the events in the book. ...
    Text  Brittain, Miss Vera, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 30 Oct 1934, 81-98   The difficulty of talking in an impersonal way about one's own work and one's own views. What the speaker's book, "Testament of Youth" is all about. The book as an ...
  • Munitions
    Text  Nye, Senator, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 15 Nov 1934, 118-136     The danger of war today greater than it was 30 days before the World War. Contemplating what we might do today in these distressing, depressing times, if we had what four years of war cost this world, with figures. Going forward even in these days of bankruptcy and unbalanced budgets, ...
    Text  Nye, Senator, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 15 Nov 1934, 118-136   The danger of war today greater than it was 30 days before the World War. Contemplating what we might do today in these distressing, depressing times, if we had what ...
  • What Is The Cause of War?
    Text  Strachey, John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 24 Jan 1935, 216-228     ...WHAT IS THE CAUSE OF WAR AN ADDRESS BY JOHN STRACHEY January 24, 193 MR...
    Text  Strachey, John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 24 Jan 1935, 216-228   ...WHAT IS THE CAUSE OF WAR AN ADDRESS BY JOHN STRACHEY January 24, 193 MR...
  • Germany Prepares for Conquest
    Text  Drew, Lieutenant-Colonel George A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 31 Oct 1935, 75-91     Living through one of the greatest, one of the most far-reaching events in the history of the world. The next few weeks to decide whether the principal of collective enforcement of peace, which was the dream of those who signed the Treaty of Versailles is to become a reality, or ...
    Text  Drew, Lieutenant-Colonel George A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 31 Oct 1935, 75-91   Living through one of the greatest, one of the most far-reaching events in the history of the world. The next few weeks to decide whether the principal of collective enforcement ...
  • Roads to the Future
    Text  Dafoe, John W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 30 Jan 1936, 209-220     Man's ideas about the future and about the past. Now disillusioned and fearful of the chaotic conditions of the present, looking forward with desire and perhaps some measure of expectation to the future. Faith that the improvement will come gratuitously, but the future will be what we make it. What ...
    Text  Dafoe, John W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 30 Jan 1936, 209-220   Man's ideas about the future and about the past. Now disillusioned and fearful of the chaotic conditions of the present, looking forward with desire and perhaps some measure of expectation ...
  • Empire Relations
    Text  Cobham, Viscount, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1937), 19 Nov 1936, 103-111     Empire relations in the broadest sense. The Empire overseas very largely misunderstood until a politician of singular vision, Mr. Joseph Chamberlain, first began to develop the idea of the great family of nations which forms the British Empire. The great shock of the first World War. After the war, Great ...
    Text  Cobham, Viscount, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1937), 19 Nov 1936, 103-111   Empire relations in the broadest sense. The Empire overseas very largely misunderstood until a politician of singular vision, Mr. Joseph Chamberlain, first began to develop the idea of the great ...
  • Vimy—Twenty Years After
    Text  Fallis, Lieutenant-Colonel, The Rev. George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1937), 8 Apr 1937, 318-332     Those who say that Canada was really born as a nation in its self-consciousness through the great battle of Vimy Ridge. Looking back over the years that are gone, and bringing close to our memories those men of the past. Honouring the memory of those men who fell at Vimy ...
    Text  Fallis, Lieutenant-Colonel, The Rev. George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1937), 8 Apr 1937, 318-332   Those who say that Canada was really born as a nation in its self-consciousness through the great battle of Vimy Ridge. Looking back over the years that are gone, and ...
  • From the Heart of Things
    Text  Baxter, A. Beverley, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 9 Sep 1937, 15-28     London as the heart-beat of the world. The situation in Europe taking a sinister and serious turn. A brief look at the history of Europe; the Treaty of Versailles; the League of Nations. The collapse of democracy in Europe and the rise of Hitler. How the situation created Hitler. Events ...
    Text  Baxter, A. Beverley, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 9 Sep 1937, 15-28   London as the heart-beat of the world. The situation in Europe taking a sinister and serious turn. A brief look at the history of Europe; the Treaty of Versailles; the ...
  • Spain—Its Internal Issues and Repercussions As Affecting the British Empire
    Text  MacNamara, Lieut-Colonel J.R.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 26 Jan 1939, 200-213     How much the Spanish issue, both internal and external, has affected the whole world. The Spanish struggle going right back into medieval history. Now watching the spectacle of an old Spain turning into a modern state, going through hundreds of years of history in the course of one man's lifetime, ...
    Text  MacNamara, Lieut-Colonel J.R.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 26 Jan 1939, 200-213   How much the Spanish issue, both internal and external, has affected the whole world. The Spanish struggle going right back into medieval history. Now watching the spectacle of an old ...
  • Conflicts of Doctrines in Europe
    Text  Masaryk, Jan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 23 Feb 1939, 256-269     Ladies Day. Dispelling certain rather unintelligent talk that has been going around about Europe in general, and England especially, as being down and out. England as a very vigorous democracy. The co-operation of Great Britain and America as necessary, i.e., the intellectual, the ethical and the moral co-operation between these ...
    Text  Masaryk, Jan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 23 Feb 1939, 256-269   Ladies Day. Dispelling certain rather unintelligent talk that has been going around about Europe in general, and England especially, as being down and out. England as a very vigorous democracy. ...
  • The Road to Victory
    Text  Drew, Lieutenant-Colonel George A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 23 Nov 1939, 150-164     Understanding the nature of the victory that we hope to win. Being clear on our ideas as to why we are fighting and what it is we hope to accomplish. The victory of common sense and reason over the evil forces which Hitler has turned loose upon the world. A ...
    Text  Drew, Lieutenant-Colonel George A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 23 Nov 1939, 150-164   Understanding the nature of the victory that we hope to win. Being clear on our ideas as to why we are fighting and what it is we hope to accomplish. ...
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