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  • Difficulties of the United Nations in Maintaining Peace
    Text  Martin, The Honourable Paul, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 2 Apr 1964, 320-327     United Nations peace-keeping operations in Cyprus. Reference to Mr. Adlai Stevenson's remarks on the era of "limited peace"; his penetrating questions about what can and must be done to ensure that the nations pursue the path of peaceful settlement of disputes. The all-important attitude of states toward war. A threat ...
    Text  Martin, The Honourable Paul, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 2 Apr 1964, 320-327   United Nations peace-keeping operations in Cyprus. Reference to Mr. Adlai Stevenson's remarks on the era of "limited peace"; his penetrating questions about what can and must be done to ensure ...
  • Can the Scientist Win the Peace?
    Text  Alcock, Dr. Norman Z., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1962), 8 Feb 1962, 162-172     Three questions, to which the speaker hopes to provide convincing answers. "Is it generally recognized that war is now obsolete?; Can the scientists win the peace?; Is there still time?" A detailed discussion follows. Some of the topics covered include the following. Evidence to support the theory that war is ...
    Text  Alcock, Dr. Norman Z., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1962), 8 Feb 1962, 162-172   Three questions, to which the speaker hopes to provide convincing answers. "Is it generally recognized that war is now obsolete?; Can the scientists win the peace?; Is there still time?" ...
  • One Bite At A Time
    Text  Wriston, Henry M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 5 Feb 1953, 187-202     A joint meeting with The American Men's Club of Toronto. The special relationship between Canada and the United States, ever since the Rush-Bagot agreement of 1817. The two countries lying within a single defensive perimeter. Maintaining harmony in intimate associations. The need that there be harmony in the mode and ...
    Text  Wriston, Henry M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 5 Feb 1953, 187-202   A joint meeting with The American Men's Club of Toronto. The special relationship between Canada and the United States, ever since the Rush-Bagot agreement of 1817. The two countries lying ...
  • Winning Without War
    Text  Woodside, Wilson, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 7 Feb 1952, 229-240     Recalling when the tide turned in Europe in 1948. The tide turning in Asia in 1950 and 1951; events that caused that turning. Providing some counter-weight to Russia. American armed strength; ready for what? The Soviet line; what the Soviets want. A shifting balance as Western rearmament is achieved. The ...
    Text  Woodside, Wilson, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 7 Feb 1952, 229-240   Recalling when the tide turned in Europe in 1948. The tide turning in Asia in 1950 and 1951; events that caused that turning. Providing some counter-weight to Russia. American armed ...
  • Canada
    Text  Gardiner, Rt. Hon. James G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 15 Nov 1951, 94-99     The speaker's belief that what Canada does in the next twenty-five years will have a greater effect upon the future of the human race than what is done in any other single country in the world in the same period. Canada as part of the British Commonwealth of Nations; the ...
    Text  Gardiner, Rt. Hon. James G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 15 Nov 1951, 94-99   The speaker's belief that what Canada does in the next twenty-five years will have a greater effect upon the future of the human race than what is done in any ...
  • Conclusions As To The Future
    Text  Mann, Major-General C. Churchill, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 28 Apr 1949, 341-354     A presentation of the principal factors which will influence the course of events for the next decade in our relations with Russia, and the drawing of clear, concise, and unmistakable conclusions. The speaker has organized his presentation under the following headings, with a brief elaboration after each point. Our Two ...
    Text  Mann, Major-General C. Churchill, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 28 Apr 1949, 341-354   A presentation of the principal factors which will influence the course of events for the next decade in our relations with Russia, and the drawing of clear, concise, and unmistakable ...
  • The Battle For Europe's Mind
    Text  Price, Major Vincent W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 7 Apr 1949, 306-315     This address is divided into seven sections, the first of which is "The Universal Theater" of the world. Section II, "Three Scenes on the World-Stage" discusses the Canadian scene, the Soviet Russian picture, and the European scene. "The Devastation of the Mind" talks about the intellectual damage of the war. ...
    Text  Price, Major Vincent W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 7 Apr 1949, 306-315   This address is divided into seven sections, the first of which is "The Universal Theater" of the world. Section II, "Three Scenes on the World-Stage" discusses the Canadian scene, the ...
  • The Commonwealth on Trial
    Text  Ney, Major Frederick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 9 Dec 1948, 117-129     The speaker basing his observations today on his experiences over the past four or five years when he has visited many parts of the world. The very clear picture of the world-wide organization of Communism which those experiences have given him. Everywhere he has found people waiting for England and ...
    Text  Ney, Major Frederick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 9 Dec 1948, 117-129   The speaker basing his observations today on his experiences over the past four or five years when he has visited many parts of the world. The very clear picture of ...
  • Leviathan or Post-War Trends in Government and Business
    Text  Lougheed, W.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 23 Oct 1947, 72-81     Shifting from a war-time to a peace-time footing. A presentation of what appears to be "one of two current political-economic conflicts—conflicts which must be resolved before we are to achieve the peace and prosperity so confidently referred to during the latter years of war, and so wistfully considered at the ...
    Text  Lougheed, W.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 23 Oct 1947, 72-81   Shifting from a war-time to a peace-time footing. A presentation of what appears to be "one of two current political-economic conflicts—conflicts which must be resolved before we are to achieve ...
  • The Making Of The Peace
    Text  Salmon, Dr. E.T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 17 Apr 1947, 316-330     The difference in atmosphere that exists between the year 1947 and the year 1920. The lack of an optimistic attitude two years after the Second World War. The large number of international conferences since the Second World War ended, marked by a good deal of acrimony, name-calling, vilification, and even ...
    Text  Salmon, Dr. E.T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 17 Apr 1947, 316-330   The difference in atmosphere that exists between the year 1947 and the year 1920. The lack of an optimistic attitude two years after the Second World War. The large number ...
  • Music and Peace
    Text  Mazzoleni, Ettore, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 19 Dec 1946, 149-156     The building of peace not an easy task. Spiritual values that serve to build the world and to build peace; none more important than culture. The need to support a policy which combines both political and cultural leadership if we are to have a true peace, based upon that freedom ...
    Text  Mazzoleni, Ettore, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 19 Dec 1946, 149-156   The building of peace not an easy task. Spiritual values that serve to build the world and to build peace; none more important than culture. The need to support a ...
  • An Address By Major Right Honourable Anthony Eden
    Text  Major Right Honourable Anthony Eden, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 27 Jun 1946, 1-7     Some of the speaker's memories and feelings of Canada, and the part played by Canada and the Royal Canadian Air Force and Royal Canadian Navy throughout the war years. Canada's position as interpreter in the modern world, especially given the knowledge of the United States and of the United Kingdom. ...
    Text  Major Right Honourable Anthony Eden, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 27 Jun 1946, 1-7   Some of the speaker's memories and feelings of Canada, and the part played by Canada and the Royal Canadian Air Force and Royal Canadian Navy throughout the war years. Canada's ...
  • The Uncertain Future
    Text  Philip, Percy James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 17 Jan 1946, 185-196     What we take for granted. Not forgetting Hitler and what he nearly blew away. The danger of minimizing others like him. Hitler's prophecy that if he did not win he would plunge the world into chaos and misery. Hitler's heritage of troubles and dangers far more difficult to deal with ...
    Text  Philip, Percy James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 17 Jan 1946, 185-196   What we take for granted. Not forgetting Hitler and what he nearly blew away. The danger of minimizing others like him. Hitler's prophecy that if he did not win he ...
  • The Fifth Year and the Future
    Text  Philip, Percy James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 6 Jan 1944, 201-212     The war situation now and the main problems which face us when the fighting ends. Recalling past addresses by the speaker, and his comments about the war then. Our chances of winning the war against Nazi Germany this year. A look at the balance sheet. The timing for a second ...
    Text  Philip, Percy James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 6 Jan 1944, 201-212   The war situation now and the main problems which face us when the fighting ends. Recalling past addresses by the speaker, and his comments about the war then. Our chances ...
  • Norway In War and At The Peace Conference
    Text  Hambro, Carl J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 11 Feb 1943, 348-366     What is really meant by the term "Government in exile." Norway as the only country in Europe that has continued after the invasion to pay the full interest and amortization quota on all its external loans. One of the first duties of Norway's Government in exile to try to build ...
    Text  Hambro, Carl J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 11 Feb 1943, 348-366   What is really meant by the term "Government in exile." Norway as the only country in Europe that has continued after the invasion to pay the full interest and amortization ...
  • Essentials of the Coming Peace
    Text  Stewart, Dr. Herbert L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 3 Dec 1942, 203-217     Post-war conference and world settlement: should we be talking about it? The essential principles of the great document called "The Atlantic Charter." Learning from the enemy. Propaganda. Embodying the spirit of a moral triumph, a triumph for moral principles as an essential for settlement. What must prescribe the conditions of ...
    Text  Stewart, Dr. Herbert L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 3 Dec 1942, 203-217   Post-war conference and world settlement: should we be talking about it? The essential principles of the great document called "The Atlantic Charter." Learning from the enemy. Propaganda. Embodying the spirit ...
  • The Prospects of International Order
    Text  Paton, Dr. William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 26 Mar 1942, 340-354     The importance of moral and spiritual questions as well as those of a political or economic type. The necessity of victory before any international order of Christian civilization can develop. Three features of victory: the complete evacuation of the conquered territories; the ending of those tyrannies which are associated with ...
    Text  Paton, Dr. William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 26 Mar 1942, 340-354   The importance of moral and spiritual questions as well as those of a political or economic type. The necessity of victory before any international order of Christian civilization can develop. ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...
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