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  • 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 ...
  • Maple Leaf Up Or Maple Leaf Down?
    Text  Spry, Major General D.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 11 Nov 1948, 76-80     The Maple Leaf Route: the main axis route of First Canadian Army, the "Up" Route leading to the forward areas to battle and to victory. Deciding Canada's present position in the world today which requires a decision as to the Route towards Peace—Maple Leaf Up or Maple Leaf Down? Remembering, ...
    Text  Spry, Major General D.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 11 Nov 1948, 76-80   The Maple Leaf Route: the main axis route of First Canadian Army, the "Up" Route leading to the forward areas to battle and to victory. Deciding Canada's present position in ...
  • A New Look At Canada
    Text  Abbott, The Hon. Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 11 Mar 1948, 285-298     Thinking too much about our problems and too little about our achievements; spending too much time in worrying and criticising and backbiting and not enough in constructive thinking and co-operative action. The need for something to restore our perspective. Directing our attention to the record of Canada's growth as a ...
    Text  Abbott, The Hon. Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 11 Mar 1948, 285-298   Thinking too much about our problems and too little about our achievements; spending too much time in worrying and criticising and backbiting and not enough in constructive thinking and co-operative ...
  • Canada and the Nations
    Text  Gardner, The Rt. Hon. James Garfield, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 19 Feb 1948, 253-262     The subject of Canada and the Nations is discussed under the following headings: Canada's Industrial Importance; Three Way Trade; The Areas Concerned; They Required Food; They Required Clothing: They Require Factories; What Has Canada To Offer; How Must We Increase; What Should Our Objective Be?; What Should We Do To ...
    Text  Gardner, The Rt. Hon. James Garfield, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 19 Feb 1948, 253-262   The subject of Canada and the Nations is discussed under the following headings: Canada's Industrial Importance; Three Way Trade; The Areas Concerned; They Required Food; They Required Clothing: They Require ...
  • Cobwebs
    Text  Fisher, John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 2 Oct 1947, 29-42     The new frontiers of science and the mind. The worst cobweb of resistance to change. The genius to know how to strike the balance: what to preserve and what to cast aside. The need for a new approach. Thinking of a world community. The promise of the Dominion of Canada. ...
    Text  Fisher, John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 2 Oct 1947, 29-42   The new frontiers of science and the mind. The worst cobweb of resistance to change. The genius to know how to strike the balance: what to preserve and what to ...
  • What Is Canada's Position in the World Today?
    Text  Keyserlingk, R.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 6 Mar 1947, 245-255     Canada today in the position of having to adjust her government machinery to the requirements of applied sovereign nationhood simultaneously with the necessity of assuming the unprecedented responsibilities of a nation facing a world in upheaval. Gigantic forces at work reshaping, re-aligning and revising the very foundations of international society. ...
    Text  Keyserlingk, R.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 6 Mar 1947, 245-255   Canada today in the position of having to adjust her government machinery to the requirements of applied sovereign nationhood simultaneously with the necessity of assuming the unprecedented responsibilities of a ...
  • Canada's Partnership in Freedom
    Text  Trotter, Professor Reginald, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 28 Nov 1946, 109-121     All free peoples now facing the fundamental problem of how to order affairs within their borders and their relations with others in such a way that freedom may endure. The survival and growth of freedom not to be taken for granted. The need to be ready to defend our freedom. ...
    Text  Trotter, Professor Reginald, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 28 Nov 1946, 109-121   All free peoples now facing the fundamental problem of how to order affairs within their borders and their relations with others in such a way that freedom may endure. The ...
  • An Address By His Excellency, Viscount Alexander of Tunis
    Text  Alexander of Tunis, His Excellency, Viscount, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 3 Oct 1946, 8-14     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The speaker's travels across Canada over the last six months. The basic industries he has visited. Being impressed by the mechanical efficiency by which Canada deals with the rich resources of the country and by ...
    Text  Alexander of Tunis, His Excellency, Viscount, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 3 Oct 1946, 8-14   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The speaker's travels across Canada over the last six months. The basic industries he has ...
  • The Challenge We Face
    Text  Fleming, Donald M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 4 Apr 1946, 323-339     The challenge that Canada and Canadians face. The need for a national vision if we hope to progress as a nation. The need to discern the challenge and to recognize the fact that we have been challenged by Destiny. The element of choice. The need for a sense of our ...
    Text  Fleming, Donald M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 4 Apr 1946, 323-339   The challenge that Canada and Canadians face. The need for a national vision if we hope to progress as a nation. The need to discern the challenge and to recognize ...
  • Stock-Taking for the Postwar
    Text  MacLeod, Norman M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 12 Oct 1944, 42-54     The victory phase of a terrible war also the opening phase of a new struggle. The challenge now to mould a world worthy to stand as the product of the heroism and sacrifice which bore it. A discussion of national trends and an evaluation of some of the principles upon ...
    Text  MacLeod, Norman M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 12 Oct 1944, 42-54   The victory phase of a terrible war also the opening phase of a new struggle. The challenge now to mould a world worthy to stand as the product of the ...
  • 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 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 ...
  • St. George and Canada
    Text  Llewellin, Right Hon. Colonel John J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 22 Apr 1943, 491-502     A special joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The St. George's Society of Toronto. St. George and what he stands for in the history of England. Canada's contribution to the war, with specific activities of the Canadian Army, Navy and Air Force. The speaker's experience serving under ...
    Text  Llewellin, Right Hon. Colonel John J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 22 Apr 1943, 491-502   A special joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The St. George's Society of Toronto. St. George and what he stands for in the history of England. Canada's ...
  • Finishing the Job
    Text  Woodside, Willson, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 8 Apr 1943, 456-473     The two prerequisites to our big invasion of Europe now provided: the cleanup of Tunisia and the mighty aerial onslaught against the Luftwaffe, the bases of the Luftwaffe's strength, against German war industry and morale in general. A look back to the beginning of this year, to the great Russian ...
    Text  Woodside, Willson, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 8 Apr 1943, 456-473   The two prerequisites to our big invasion of Europe now provided: the cleanup of Tunisia and the mighty aerial onslaught against the Luftwaffe, the bases of the Luftwaffe's strength, against ...
  • Are We Using Canada's Wealth Aright?
    Text  Wallace, Robert C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 25 Mar 1943, 426-441     The real wealth of a country: first, the physical wealth of its resources; second, the wealth of its people in their ability and qualities. The material resources of Canada. The realization that our natural resources are not inexhaustible and that they are rapidly being exhausted. Our responsibility for our natural ...
    Text  Wallace, Robert C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 25 Mar 1943, 426-441   The real wealth of a country: first, the physical wealth of its resources; second, the wealth of its people in their ability and qualities. The material resources of Canada. The ...
  • The Development of Army Equipment
    Text  Hahn, Major James E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 28 Jan 1943, 318-330     An examination of how the enemy planned his development programme and what has been accomplished. A brief summary of some of the equipment used by the enemy in order to shed light upon the policy he has adopted. Topics covered include: small arms equipment; rifle; standard and sub-machine guns; trench ...
    Text  Hahn, Major James E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 28 Jan 1943, 318-330   An examination of how the enemy planned his development programme and what has been accomplished. A brief summary of some of the equipment used by the enemy in order to ...
  • On Active Service with the Fighting Forces
    Text  Wemp, Major Bert S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 5 Nov 1942, 139-153     Overseas forces. The Dieppe raid. Pilot Don Morrison of Toronto. Bob Reesor of the Reesor family in Scarborough. A description of some of the aircraft used in the raids: the Halifaxes, the Wellingtons, the Avro-Lancasters, the Beaufighters, Night Fighters, the famous Canadian Demon Squadron, the Spitfire Squadrons, the Mustangs and ...
    Text  Wemp, Major Bert S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 5 Nov 1942, 139-153   Overseas forces. The Dieppe raid. Pilot Don Morrison of Toronto. Bob Reesor of the Reesor family in Scarborough. A description of some of the aircraft used in the raids: the ...
  • Canada
    Text  Bennett, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 13 Oct 1942, 120-138     A joint meeting of the Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. Some of the impressions of the speaker with respect to the Empire affairs and with respect to Canada and its relation to the Empire. The misunderstandings of the position of Canada and the other Dominions within the ...
    Text  Bennett, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 13 Oct 1942, 120-138   A joint meeting of the Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. Some of the impressions of the speaker with respect to the Empire affairs and with respect to ...
  • The Moving Finger Writes, But What Does It Write
    Text  Sanderson, Charles R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 30 Apr 1942, 396-407     A review of the past year. How our live are affected by the war. The sanction and enforcement of action resting on public opinion, on the people. An evaluation of Canada's war effort. The kind of world we want after the war. What we mean by a "different world." Conditions ...
    Text  Sanderson, Charles R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 30 Apr 1942, 396-407   A review of the past year. How our live are affected by the war. The sanction and enforcement of action resting on public opinion, on the people. An evaluation of ...
  • Experience on an Atlantic Convoy
    Text  Hincks, Clarence M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 5 Mar 1942, 295-309     The speaker's mixed emotions on leaving Britain. The journey to Canada on a freighter. A history of the freighter. Submarine raids and five separate attacks during the journey. The experience of being torpedoed in a convoy. Establishing psychological immunity after a single night's experience. The way in which we humans ...
    Text  Hincks, Clarence M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 5 Mar 1942, 295-309   The speaker's mixed emotions on leaving Britain. The journey to Canada on a freighter. A history of the freighter. Submarine raids and five separate attacks during the journey. The experience ...
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