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  • Some Strategic Aspects of the War in 1940
    Text  Baldwin, Hanson W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 19 Jan 1940, 240-255     Getting a general indication of the possible course of action open to either side in the war by looking briefly at the forces involved in this tremendous drama in Europe and the theatre of action in which it is being played. A discussion follows, with lantern slides. A survey of ...
    Text  Baldwin, Hanson W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 19 Jan 1940, 240-255   Getting a general indication of the possible course of action open to either side in the war by looking briefly at the forces involved in this tremendous drama in Europe ...
  • The Present Situation in the Balkans
    Text  Maresch, Dr. Richard A.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 25 Jan 1940, 256-269     The stalemate on the Western Front which has left everybody guessing as to what will be the next move by Hitler and the Nazis. Various thoughts about what will happen, including those of the speaker, with his rationale. Hitler feeling the lack of oil. Speculation as to what will happen ...
    Text  Maresch, Dr. Richard A.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 25 Jan 1940, 256-269   The stalemate on the Western Front which has left everybody guessing as to what will be the next move by Hitler and the Nazis. Various thoughts about what will happen, ...
  • This Democratic Empire
    Text  Bovey, Lieut.-Col. Wilfrid, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 8 Feb 1940, 283-297     Contradictions about the British Empire, for example, the terms "democracy" and "empire." A closer examination of the term British Empire. Different meanings and usage of the term British. The attempt by the Statute of Westminster to explain the British Empire with the words "free association" and "Commonwealth." Scandinavian democratic customs ...
    Text  Bovey, Lieut.-Col. Wilfrid, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 8 Feb 1940, 283-297   Contradictions about the British Empire, for example, the terms "democracy" and "empire." A closer examination of the term British Empire. Different meanings and usage of the term British. The attempt ...
  • The Challenge of Democracy
    Text  McKenzie, Honourable D.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 22 Feb 1940, 320-333     Canadians making every endeavour for the present, at least, to make our war effort as effective as possible. Seeing to it that the people of Canada understand fully the ideals of Canadian democracy and the circumstances that impelled Canada to mobilize her entire resources and join with the Mother County ...
    Text  McKenzie, Honourable D.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 22 Feb 1940, 320-333   Canadians making every endeavour for the present, at least, to make our war effort as effective as possible. Seeing to it that the people of Canada understand fully the ideals ...
  • 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 ...
  • Dictators and Democrats
    Text  Forbes, Miss Rosita, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 7 Mar 1940, 351-366     Some glimpses into the minds of the half dozen men whose greed, whose ambition, whose loves as well as whose hates have made the war today. Fighting for a system of living. This war as a job that we have simply got to put through in order that our own ...
    Text  Forbes, Miss Rosita, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 7 Mar 1940, 351-366   Some glimpses into the minds of the half dozen men whose greed, whose ambition, whose loves as well as whose hates have made the war today. Fighting for a system ...
  • The Issues At Stake
    Text  Cromwell, Honourable James H.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 19 Mar 1940, 384-393     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Trade between the United States and Canada outranking the commerce between any other two countries in the world. The speaker, pledged to a policy of neutrality, which has active support of the majority of the ...
    Text  Cromwell, Honourable James H.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 19 Mar 1940, 384-393   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Trade between the United States and Canada outranking the commerce between any other two countries ...
  • Some War-Time Business and Financial Problems
    Text  Macdonnell, J.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 28 Mar 1940, 394-411     Problems facing the business community which we will neglect at our peril. The question as to whether these problems will be solved through our system, by the exercise of courage, imagination and initiative and the qualities that go with it, or whether it will be left to be solved by ...
    Text  Macdonnell, J.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 28 Mar 1940, 394-411   Problems facing the business community which we will neglect at our peril. The question as to whether these problems will be solved through our system, by the exercise of courage, ...
  • Canada's Position in Relation to the Empire's Mineral Situation
    Text  Camsell, Dr. Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 4 Apr 1940, 412-425     The need for the mobilization of all our resources in the present struggle. The importance of minerals to the modern industrial civilization. Various policies adopted by countries to deal with the need for raw materials. Deficiencies in domestic supplies met by purchases from other nations. A brief examination of the ...
    Text  Camsell, Dr. Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 4 Apr 1940, 412-425   The need for the mobilization of all our resources in the present struggle. The importance of minerals to the modern industrial civilization. Various policies adopted by countries to deal with ...
  • Why Britain Still Leads
    Text  Bready, Dr. J. Wesley, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 25 Apr 1940, 457-471     The world's arch-tragedy today. Germany and her vassal states, Russia, Italy and Japan flattened under the steam roller of a system of military dictation. Free people today the world over looking increasingly to Britain for guidance, leadership and defence. The forces of liberty and conscience assembling beneath Britain's banner and ...
    Text  Bready, Dr. J. Wesley, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 25 Apr 1940, 457-471   The world's arch-tragedy today. Germany and her vassal states, Russia, Italy and Japan flattened under the steam roller of a system of military dictation. Free people today the world over ...
  • 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 ...
  • The Blitzkrieg In Flanders
    Text  Clark, Gregory, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 15 Aug 1940, 33-49     Anecdote and impression from the speaker's recent trip to France. Rousing Canada to the full reality of this war. The danger that all free men now face. Our enemy today the enemy of our ideals, of our minds, of our everyday thoughts, of our freedom. What we lose, if we ...
    Text  Clark, Gregory, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 15 Aug 1940, 33-49   Anecdote and impression from the speaker's recent trip to France. Rousing Canada to the full reality of this war. The danger that all free men now face. Our enemy today ...
  • Canada At War
    Text  Howe, The Honourable C.D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 4 Sep 1940, 50-69     Entering the second year of the war. Looking back at the year just past and reviewing the progress that has been made toward our war objective. A discouraging year. The magnitude of the task of changing over a country from peaceful pursuits to an "all out" war effort which few ...
    Text  Howe, The Honourable C.D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 4 Sep 1940, 50-69   Entering the second year of the war. Looking back at the year just past and reviewing the progress that has been made toward our war objective. A discouraging year. The ...
  • Australia
    Text  Glasgow, Major-General The Honourable Sir Thomas William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 12 Sep 1940, 70-80     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian Club. The speaker's association with Canadian in South Africa, in 1899, and in France in 1916. Australia and the way in which Australia faces any great problem which arises. Some words from the Australian Prime Minister, Mr. Menzies, ...
    Text  Glasgow, Major-General The Honourable Sir Thomas William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 12 Sep 1940, 70-80   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian Club. The speaker's association with Canadian in South Africa, in 1899, and in France in 1916. Australia and ...
  • The Old Country Carries On
    Text  Wrench, Sir Evelyn, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 19 Sep 1940, 81-96     Some introductory remarks about Canada and the spirit of unity the speaker has seen during his current visit. The journey from London. Looking at England from the outside. The unity and spirit of the British people. Everyone pulling their weight, trying to help in every way they possibly can, from ...
    Text  Wrench, Sir Evelyn, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 19 Sep 1940, 81-96   Some introductory remarks about Canada and the spirit of unity the speaker has seen during his current visit. The journey from London. Looking at England from the outside. The unity ...
  • A Battalion Commander's Experience in the First Year of the War
    Text  Haldenby, Brigadier Eric W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 10 Oct 1940, 112-128     A very simple account of the first year of the war as experienced by a battalion commander in the First Canadian Division. Arrival on New Year's Eve in England. Stationing at Aldershot, the greatest military settlement in the world. Finding elaborate precautions for air-raids. Taking part in a review of ...
    Text  Haldenby, Brigadier Eric W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 10 Oct 1940, 112-128   A very simple account of the first year of the war as experienced by a battalion commander in the First Canadian Division. Arrival on New Year's Eve in England. Stationing ...
  • Yesterday and To-day in America
    Text  Goggin, Victor, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 19 Oct 1940, 129-147     The speaker addresses us as a resident of the United States, voicing what he believes to be a cross-section of the opinion of the man on the street. Some recent history from the last quarter of a century, from 1914. Looking at the composition of the population of the United ...
    Text  Goggin, Victor, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 19 Oct 1940, 129-147   The speaker addresses us as a resident of the United States, voicing what he believes to be a cross-section of the opinion of the man on the street. Some recent ...
  • The War and its Implications for Canada and the Empire
    Text  D'Egville, Sir Howard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 31 Oct 1940, 158-166     The British Empire and of what it consists. The speaker's conviction that in this war not one single portion of the Empire will be lost. Some words about the Empire from Dr. Cody when he was Minister of Education. Every conception of the Empire based upon freedom. No compromise between ...
    Text  D'Egville, Sir Howard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 31 Oct 1940, 158-166   The British Empire and of what it consists. The speaker's conviction that in this war not one single portion of the Empire will be lost. Some words about the Empire ...
  • Winged Warfare Over Britain
    Text  Bishop, Air Marshal William A. (Billy), The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 7 Nov 1940, 167-178     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian Club. The speaker's recent flight across the Atlantic. The civilian population in England and how they are coping. Bomb damage. An illustrative anecdote of the British attitude and courage in this time of danger. The speaker's flight in ...
    Text  Bishop, Air Marshal William A. (Billy), The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 7 Nov 1940, 167-178   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian Club. The speaker's recent flight across the Atlantic. The civilian population in England and how they are coping. ...
  • The Invasion of Norway
    Text  Riiser-Larsen, Captain Hjalmar, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 14 Nov 1940, 179-192     What took place in Norway this spring. Understanding what is going on in Europe today and understanding the situation in regard to Germany by taking out the Treaty of Versailles and reading it thoroughly. Germany starting from scratch when they began, secretly, to build up their military strength. The recognized ...
    Text  Riiser-Larsen, Captain Hjalmar, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 14 Nov 1940, 179-192   What took place in Norway this spring. Understanding what is going on in Europe today and understanding the situation in regard to Germany by taking out the Treaty of Versailles ...
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