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  • The Start of a New World Order?
    Text  MacMillan, Dr. Margaret, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 25 May 2007, 415-431     The speaker's book about Nixon's trip to China and why she started to write it. How that trip did make a difference in international relations. The importance of both countries. What happened as a result of that trip. Signalling the end of the Cold War. Why the trip happened. Why ...
    Text  MacMillan, Dr. Margaret, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 25 May 2007, 415-431   The speaker's book about Nixon's trip to China and why she started to write it. How that trip did make a difference in international relations. The importance of both countries. ...
  • Issues in Canada-U.S. Relations
    Text  Wilkins, The Hon. David, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 1 Mar 2007, 313-324     The speaker's experience over the last 20 months that he has been in Canada. A conversation with friends rather than a formal speech, about four pressing issues. Accentuating the positive. The relationship between our two countries on the upswing. The four pressing issues: passports and the requirements of The Western ...
    Text  Wilkins, The Hon. David, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 1 Mar 2007, 313-324   The speaker's experience over the last 20 months that he has been in Canada. A conversation with friends rather than a formal speech, about four pressing issues. Accentuating the positive. ...
  • Canada-U.S. Relations: Our Common Cause Agenda in a Perilous World
    Text  Wilson, The Hon. Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 22 Jan 2007, 264-277     Promoting our national interests by working with the United States on many global and hemispheric issues. Canada and the U.s. as separate, sovereign entities - some convergences. Working together in common endeavour. Differing histories and formative experiences creating different traditions and domestic political drivers. The management of this relationship. How ...
    Text  Wilson, The Hon. Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 22 Jan 2007, 264-277   Promoting our national interests by working with the United States on many global and hemispheric issues. Canada and the U.s. as separate, sovereign entities - some convergences. Working together in ...
  • Hazel's Hope - A Vision of World Citizenship
    Text  McCallion, Her Worship, Hazel, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 22 Jun 2006, 554-559     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Royal Commonwealth Society. Some introductory remarks about Mississauga and the speaker's role as Mayor of that city. A focus on visits to two commonwealth countries - India and Tanzania. The visit to Tanzania with World Vision Canada. The despair ...
    Text  McCallion, Her Worship, Hazel, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 22 Jun 2006, 554-559   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Royal Commonwealth Society. Some introductory remarks about Mississauga and the speaker's role as Mayor of that city. A focus ...
  • Long-Term Aid to the Middle East
    Text  Rothschild, Edmund de, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 19 Oct 1990, 84-94     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Rotary Club of Toronto. An outline of a Marshall-type plan for the poorer countries in the Middle East and suggestion that via the World Bank and through AID sums of money might be made available to look at potential ...
    Text  Rothschild, Edmund de, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 19 Oct 1990, 84-94   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Rotary Club of Toronto. An outline of a Marshall-type plan for the poorer countries in the Middle East and ...
  • Peace-Keeping in a Changing World
    Text  Manson, General Paul D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 17 Nov 1988, 118-129     The blue beret and what it symbolizes. Recent developments in various world conflicts. A warming of East-West relations. The Canadian role in peace-keeping. Some facts and history about the United Nations and several of its operations. Some non-United Nations peace-keeping activities by Canadians. What a peace-keeping force is, and what ...
    Text  Manson, General Paul D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 17 Nov 1988, 118-129   The blue beret and what it symbolizes. Recent developments in various world conflicts. A warming of East-West relations. The Canadian role in peace-keeping. Some facts and history about the United ...
  • Relationships
    Text  Reagan, President Ronald and Mulroney, Brian, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 21 Jun 1988, 24-36     A joint meeting of the Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian Club of Toronto. The President of the United States and the Prime Minister of Canada spoke after the seven-nation Economic Summit which was hosted by Canada. Mr. Mulroney begins with some comments on what was covered at the ...
    Text  Reagan, President Ronald and Mulroney, Brian, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 21 Jun 1988, 24-36   A joint meeting of the Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian Club of Toronto. The President of the United States and the Prime Minister of Canada spoke after the ...
  • Defence, Sovereignty, and Our Responsibility in the Canadian North
    Text  Beatty, The Hon. Perrin, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 2 Jun 1988, 1-12     Some of the key developments in the dramatic improvements in East-West relations. Prospects for further progress to come. Where to go from here. Agenda in light of these developments. The strong contribution of NATO; continuing from that strength. Mr. Gorbachev's reforms; what they mean, what they will require; difficulties he ...
    Text  Beatty, The Hon. Perrin, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 2 Jun 1988, 1-12   Some of the key developments in the dramatic improvements in East-West relations. Prospects for further progress to come. Where to go from here. Agenda in light of these developments. The ...
  • Investment Round the World—Opportunities and Risks
    Text  Elliott, John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 31 Aug 1987, 17-27     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Three subjects covered by the speaker: the major issues the speaker thinks that will impact on continuing prosperity around the world; the key factors for various countries to achieve growth and attract investment; and some ...
    Text  Elliott, John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 31 Aug 1987, 17-27   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Three subjects covered by the speaker: the major issues the speaker thinks that will impact ...
  • How Canada Does It and Other Social Diseases
    Text  Amiel, Barbara, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 4 Feb 1982, 237-257     "Here in Canada, in the Western world, we are inside the walls. Outside the walls are the barbarians." This is an image repeated throughout the address, to emphasize the Free World vs. the not-Free World. The speaker continues to examine the world political situation, especially with regard to countries that ...
    Text  Amiel, Barbara, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 4 Feb 1982, 237-257   "Here in Canada, in the Western world, we are inside the walls. Outside the walls are the barbarians." This is an image repeated throughout the address, to emphasize the Free ...
  • Canada-United States Relations in the Eighties
    Text  MacDonald, the Honourable Flora, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 26 Mar 1981, 316-327     A look past constitutional reform to Canada's global position. A review of Canada's foreign policy and its implications for Canadians. International trade and the rise of protectionism. The current need to wait and see what the Reagan administration will do in the immediate future, and how it will react to ...
    Text  MacDonald, the Honourable Flora, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 26 Mar 1981, 316-327   A look past constitutional reform to Canada's global position. A review of Canada's foreign policy and its implications for Canadians. International trade and the rise of protectionism. The current need ...
  • Our Present Discontents
    Text  Roll of Ipsden, The Right Honourable Lord, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 20 Mar 1980, 308-318     A number of tendencies that present very serious problems and that may, in the relatively near future, cause us even greater difficulties. The question of the industrial and economic consequences of new technologies, with examples and consequences. The problems with the "era of rising expectations." The changed relationship between the ...
    Text  Roll of Ipsden, The Right Honourable Lord, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 20 Mar 1980, 308-318   A number of tendencies that present very serious problems and that may, in the relatively near future, cause us even greater difficulties. The question of the industrial and economic consequences ...
  • Canada in a Changing World
    Text  MacDonald, The Honourable Flora, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 4 Oct 1979, 17-34     The political realities of the world we live in: a short historical review and then a discussion of changes that have taken place and the realities of today. Some global events that have changed the world, such as the re-emergence of China onto the world stage, the demise of two ...
    Text  MacDonald, The Honourable Flora, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 4 Oct 1979, 17-34   The political realities of the world we live in: a short historical review and then a discussion of changes that have taken place and the realities of today. Some global ...
  • Britain and Canada in the Post-Imperial Era
    Text  Ford, Sir John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 15 Feb 1979, 230-238     Personal ideas about Britain and Canada in the post-imperial era, dating from 1945. The differences in the Commonwealth before then, and after. Main differences include the emergence of the Soviet Union and the United States as superpowers; the United Nations as a new force; the quasi monopoly position of the ...
    Text  Ford, Sir John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 15 Feb 1979, 230-238   Personal ideas about Britain and Canada in the post-imperial era, dating from 1945. The differences in the Commonwealth before then, and after. Main differences include the emergence of the Soviet ...
  • Money is a Coward
    Text  Merszei, Zoltan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 16 Feb 1978, 273-285     "Canada should be on the brink of greatness." A review of Canada's strengths and weaknesses. Some answers to Canada's current economic problems. Why Canada has lost strength and status among the world's more powerful industrial nations. Factors affecting this status. The speaker's confidence in Canada and reasons for that confidence, ...
    Text  Merszei, Zoltan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 16 Feb 1978, 273-285   "Canada should be on the brink of greatness." A review of Canada's strengths and weaknesses. Some answers to Canada's current economic problems. Why Canada has lost strength and status among ...
  • Canada's Adversary System—Is There an Alternative?
    Text  McDermott, Dennis, Esq., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 3 Mar 1977, 269-283     The so-called adversary system in labour relations in Canada. Questions to be asked, issues involved. A look at West Germany and its trade union movement. Other examples in Yugoslavia and Sweden. A look at Canada and what factors from other countries might apply here. Another look at those countries with ...
    Text  McDermott, Dennis, Esq., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 3 Mar 1977, 269-283   The so-called adversary system in labour relations in Canada. Questions to be asked, issues involved. A look at West Germany and its trade union movement. Other examples in Yugoslavia and ...
  • Britain Today
    Text  Callaghan, The Rt. Hon. James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 14 Sep 1976, 8-23     A reference to Canada's growing significance in world affairs, citing the expected membership of the Security Council of the United Nations next year, a joint chairmanship of the Conference on International Economic Co-operation, Canada's contributions to the United Nations Peace-keeping Forces, and Canada's role in the defence of the North ...
    Text  Callaghan, The Rt. Hon. James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 14 Sep 1976, 8-23   A reference to Canada's growing significance in world affairs, citing the expected membership of the Security Council of the United Nations next year, a joint chairmanship of the Conference on ...
  • Europe, NATO and North America and their Future Relationships
    Text  Williams, Alan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 20 Feb 1975, 246-255     A narrowing of topics to the "evolt" of Europe, and the Atlantic Alliance. Britain on the verge of a referendum to determine whether it will remain in Europe. Negotiation of terms of entry for the European Community. Factors affecting whether or not the terms will be known by the time ...
    Text  Williams, Alan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 20 Feb 1975, 246-255   A narrowing of topics to the "evolt" of Europe, and the Atlantic Alliance. Britain on the verge of a referendum to determine whether it will remain in Europe. Negotiation of ...
  • New Directions in Foreign Policy
    Text  Trudeau, The Right Honourable Pierre Elliott, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1973), 29 Sep 1972, 1-19     Canadian foreign policy. Examples of Canadian foreign policy. The goals and design of Canada's foreign policy. The International Law of the Sea Conference. Historical and political background of Canada's foreign policy. Canada's recent role in Africa, and with the United Nations. Monetary and international monetary relations. Canada's relations with the ...
    Text  Trudeau, The Right Honourable Pierre Elliott, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1973), 29 Sep 1972, 1-19   Canadian foreign policy. Examples of Canadian foreign policy. The goals and design of Canada's foreign policy. The International Law of the Sea Conference. Historical and political background of Canada's foreign ...
  • NATO in the Balance
    Text  Lewis, David, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1969), 27 Mar 1969, 246-255     An address in the "spirit of friendly and respectful antagonism." The speaker's trip to Europe and of what it reminded him: "that we live in a nightmarish world whose survival, we are told, depends on our capacity to destroy it." Turning away from the military alliance. What we are told ...
    Text  Lewis, David, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1969), 27 Mar 1969, 246-255   An address in the "spirit of friendly and respectful antagonism." The speaker's trip to Europe and of what it reminded him: "that we live in a nightmarish world whose survival, ...
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