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  • How Can We Build A Nation?
    Text  Harvey, M. Jean-Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 11 Jan 1940, 227-239     A discussion of some of the problems which today face Canada as a nation. Nationalism as viewed when we look at the events in Europe. Looking forward to a time when racial passion shall have disappeared in Canada. Remembering the ideal the founders of North American white civilization had before ...
    Text  Harvey, M. Jean-Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 11 Jan 1940, 227-239   A discussion of some of the problems which today face Canada as a nation. Nationalism as viewed when we look at the events in Europe. Looking forward to a time ...
  • 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, ...
  • Quebec
    Text  Mathewson, Honourable James Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 1 Feb 1940, 270-282     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. A Canada that cannot exist without Quebec, and the Empire that cannot exist without Canada. Highlights of the history of Quebec. Milestones in the historical course followed by Quebec and, along with Quebec, by Canada. Three attempts ...
    Text  Mathewson, Honourable James Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 1 Feb 1940, 270-282   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. A Canada that cannot exist without Quebec, and the Empire that cannot exist without Canada. Highlights of ...
  • 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 ...
  • A Quarter Century of Communications Development
    Text  Perrine, Dr. J.O., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 15 Feb 1940, 298-319     1940 as a quarter-century anniversary of the first time that New York ever spoke by telephone to San Francisco, across the entire breadth of this Continent. A quarter-century of communications achievement: a review. The speaker begins by displaying to the audience a simple coil of wire, with a magnet inside ...
    Text  Perrine, Dr. J.O., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 15 Feb 1940, 298-319   1940 as a quarter-century anniversary of the first time that New York ever spoke by telephone to San Francisco, across the entire breadth of this Continent. A quarter-century of communications ...
  • 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 Eastern Arctic Patrol
    Text  McKeand, Major David L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 14 Mar 1940, 367-383     Our knowledge and familiarity with Canada's Arctic. The importance of radio, and specifically the CBC, to our knowledge of Canada's geography. A description of the Northwest Territories. The Northwest Territories Act which provides for a Territorial Government. Administration of the various Acts, Ordinances and Regulations. The enforcement of law and ...
    Text  McKeand, Major David L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 14 Mar 1940, 367-383   Our knowledge and familiarity with Canada's Arctic. The importance of radio, and specifically the CBC, to our knowledge of Canada's geography. A description of the Northwest Territories. The Northwest Territories ...
  • 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 ...
  • Hydro and the St. Lawrence
    Text  Hogg, Dr. Thomas H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 11 Apr 1940, 426-445     The St. Lawrence navigation and power project as a mammoth undertaking that has periodically appeared and disappeared from the field of notice of the average citizen of Ontario and Canada and which has now reappeared at a very critical period in Canadian history when all our best energies are needed ...
    Text  Hogg, Dr. Thomas H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 11 Apr 1940, 426-445   The St. Lawrence navigation and power project as a mammoth undertaking that has periodically appeared and disappeared from the field of notice of the average citizen of Ontario and Canada ...
  • What Is This Business of Conducting?
    Text  Stewart, Reginald, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 18 Apr 1940, 446-456     Ladies Day. What lies behind a symphony concert. The business of conducting. Dealing with the same three elements that a business man would have to deal with: his material as the music which the composer has written; his means which are a group of instrumentalists, known collectively as an orchestra; ...
    Text  Stewart, Reginald, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 18 Apr 1940, 446-456   Ladies Day. What lies behind a symphony concert. The business of conducting. Dealing with the same three elements that a business man would have to deal with: his material as ...
  • 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 ...
  • Save Our Timber and Forest Industries
    Text  Carrel, The Honourable Frank, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 30 May 1940, 1-18     The task of providing jobs for our heroes when they return from Berlin. Reference to a previous address by the speaker concerning his attempts to organize an Empire Economic League in Britain. Some further remarks on this topic. The benefits of such a scheme. The ability to regulate in an ...
    Text  Carrel, The Honourable Frank, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 30 May 1940, 1-18   The task of providing jobs for our heroes when they return from Berlin. Reference to a previous address by the speaker concerning his attempts to organize an Empire Economic League ...
  • 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 ...
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