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  • Music and Musicians
    Text  Mazzoleni, Ettore, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 15 Dec 1949, 142-150     Some anecdotes about famous musicians. The position of the composer today, vastly different from his position in the days of church and court patronage, and in the days of the great romantic movement of the 1800s. An examination of how the composer has changed through the centuries in his typical ...
    Text  Mazzoleni, Ettore, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 15 Dec 1949, 142-150   Some anecdotes about famous musicians. The position of the composer today, vastly different from his position in the days of church and court patronage, and in the days of the ...
  • Western Oil Flows Eastward
    Text  Hopkins, Dr. Oliver, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 8 Dec 1949, 130-141     The importance of the oil development in Western Canada. The story of Leduc beginning three years ago. The turning point on February 13, 1947 when the Leduc well blew in as a successful producer. Prospects of self-sufficiency in oil production in Canada. Earlier exploration in Alberta. A description of the ...
    Text  Hopkins, Dr. Oliver, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 8 Dec 1949, 130-141   The importance of the oil development in Western Canada. The story of Leduc beginning three years ago. The turning point on February 13, 1947 when the Leduc well blew in ...
  • A Mid-Century Look Forward and Backward
    Text  McEachern, Ronald A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 1 Dec 1949, 116-129     Taking a look at ourselves and at our society; trying to assess the failures and accomplishments of the past 50 years; trying to assess the probabilities of the next 50. Comprehending the years behind us so that we can walk with wisdom into the future. The human race being subjected ...
    Text  McEachern, Ronald A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 1 Dec 1949, 116-129   Taking a look at ourselves and at our society; trying to assess the failures and accomplishments of the past 50 years; trying to assess the probabilities of the next 50. ...
  • Some Reminiscences of 1935-45
    Text  Crerar, General H.D.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 24 Nov 1949, 106-115     A few personal experiences of the Second Great War. Telling a few tales without breach of faith and confidentiality. The speaker's arrival in the United Kingdom on October 28, 1939, to act as Military Advisor to the then Minister of Mines and Resources, the Honourable T.A. Crerar, who was to ...
    Text  Crerar, General H.D.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 24 Nov 1949, 106-115   A few personal experiences of the Second Great War. Telling a few tales without breach of faith and confidentiality. The speaker's arrival in the United Kingdom on October 28, 1939, ...
  • An Experiment in Education
    Text  Sowby, Reverend C.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 17 Nov 1949, 95-105     An education experiment which has gone on in Ireland over the last 100 years; the school over which the speaker had the honor to preside as Warden of St. Columba's College. History and origins of the College. The curriculum of 1843 when the College opened, revolutionary in its originality at ...
    Text  Sowby, Reverend C.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 17 Nov 1949, 95-105   An education experiment which has gone on in Ireland over the last 100 years; the school over which the speaker had the honor to preside as Warden of St. Columba's ...
  • Between the Iron and the Ice Curtain
    Text  Keyserlingk, Robert W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 10 Nov 1949, 84-94     The three different spheres of the world, as outlined in the speaker's address of 18 months ago: the free world, an inbetween world (an area for which both the free world and the world of Communist domination were putting in a bid, and thirdly, the ever vaster Red Empire. Today, ...
    Text  Keyserlingk, Robert W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 10 Nov 1949, 84-94   The three different spheres of the world, as outlined in the speaker's address of 18 months ago: the free world, an inbetween world (an area for which both the free ...
  • The Farmer Takes a Hand in World Affairs
    Text  Hannam, H.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 3 Nov 1949, 75-83     Agriculture as a biggest business in Canada. Some statistics. Exports provided by agriculture. The production and distribution of food as the world's greatest problem today, and reasons for that. Progress towards developing a world food program. The Canadian Federation of Agriculture, organized some 14 years ago. Aims of the Federation. ...
    Text  Hannam, H.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 3 Nov 1949, 75-83   Agriculture as a biggest business in Canada. Some statistics. Exports provided by agriculture. The production and distribution of food as the world's greatest problem today, and reasons for that. Progress ...
  • The Role of the Opposition in Parliament
    Text  Diefenbaker, John G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 27 Oct 1949, 67-74     "His Majesty's Loyal Opposition" as a necessary part of our British Parliamentary system of government. Origins of the name "His Majesty's Loyal Opposition." The role of the Opposition. Some quotes regarding the function and nature of the Opposition. The speaker's view of the role and purpose of the Opposition. Views ...
    Text  Diefenbaker, John G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 27 Oct 1949, 67-74   "His Majesty's Loyal Opposition" as a necessary part of our British Parliamentary system of government. Origins of the name "His Majesty's Loyal Opposition." The role of the Opposition. Some quotes ...
  • Rapid Transit For Toronto
    Text  Tate, H.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 20 Oct 1949, 56-66     The Toronto Transportation Commission. Income and wage figures. The TTC viewed as an industry, a manufacturer of car miles and bus miles. Some statistics of production and employment. Percentage of male employees who are returned veterans. A brief history of the 100 years of public transportation in Toronto. The TTC's ...
    Text  Tate, H.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 20 Oct 1949, 56-66   The Toronto Transportation Commission. Income and wage figures. The TTC viewed as an industry, a manufacturer of car miles and bus miles. Some statistics of production and employment. Percentage of ...
  • The Present Condition of England
    Text  Jerrold, Douglas, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 13 Oct 1949, 46-55     The situation in Britain and Europe, with an emphasis on Europe. England today on the verge of a General Election. Comments on Britain's foreign policy. The defence of Europe as the common task of nations of the West. The dramatic change over the last six years in the strategic position ...
    Text  Jerrold, Douglas, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 13 Oct 1949, 46-55   The situation in Britain and Europe, with an emphasis on Europe. England today on the verge of a General Election. Comments on Britain's foreign policy. The defence of Europe as ...
  • Television—Progress and Promise
    Text  McLellan, Andrew N., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 6 Oct 1949, 32-45     Highlights of the development and potential of television. Defining television literally, technically, historically, sociologically, psychologically. A brief history of television, which begins much earlier than commonly known. Television during the war years. Progress since the end of the war. Some statistics regarding stations in operation and advertising dollars. The consumer ...
    Text  McLellan, Andrew N., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 6 Oct 1949, 32-45   Highlights of the development and potential of television. Defining television literally, technically, historically, sociologically, psychologically. A brief history of television, which begins much earlier than commonly known. Television during the ...
  • The World Today and Tomorrow
    Text  Baxter, A. Beverley, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 12 Sep 1949, 20-31     Appearing as something between a prophet and a guesser. First, what is going to happen in Great Britain. The current criticism against the British Government. The present bloodless revolution going on in Britain; changes in politics, in the class society, renaissance in the arts, prospering towards the Middle Class. The ...
    Text  Baxter, A. Beverley, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 12 Sep 1949, 20-31   Appearing as something between a prophet and a guesser. First, what is going to happen in Great Britain. The current criticism against the British Government. The present bloodless revolution going ...
  • Testing Time
    Text  McCullagh, George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 20 May 1949, 1-19     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The speaker's recent trip and his articles written for The Globe and Mail and The Telegram: some highlights of this challenging trip. Leaving home for the British Isles to get a first-hand view of Europe ...
    Text  McCullagh, George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 20 May 1949, 1-19   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The speaker's recent trip and his articles written for The Globe and Mail and The ...
  • 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 ...
  • International Aviation—An Empire Tie
    Text  McGregor, Gordon, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 21 Apr 1949, 327-335     International aviation in Canada as a subdivision of the broader subject of civil aviation. Some general remarks first on the broader subject of the rapid development of aircraft and airflight. The Berlin Airlift and what it has taught us about civil aviation and air traffic control. Trans-Canada Air Lines as ...
    Text  McGregor, Gordon, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 21 Apr 1949, 327-335   International aviation in Canada as a subdivision of the broader subject of civil aviation. Some general remarks first on the broader subject of the rapid development of aircraft and airflight. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Cross-Roads
    Text  Philip, Percy James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 31 Mar 1949, 294-305     Standing at the end of the old road of Empire authority and at the moment of decision as to whether we shall take the Russian Communist road along which so much of Europe and Asia have already travelled, or the Atlantic road which we may call the seaway, the free ...
    Text  Philip, Percy James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 31 Mar 1949, 294-305   Standing at the end of the old road of Empire authority and at the moment of decision as to whether we shall take the Russian Communist road along which so ...
  • The Iron Curtain and The Silver Screen
    Text  Harmon, Francis S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 24 Mar 1949, 282-293     Some introductory anecdotes and an appreciation of Canada. The "Canadian Co-operation Project" which has allowed films to keep moving from Hollywood studios to Canadian screens. American tourist dollars spent in Canada. 12 films on United States' screens each of which was devoted in whole or in part to a portrayal ...
    Text  Harmon, Francis S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 24 Mar 1949, 282-293   Some introductory anecdotes and an appreciation of Canada. The "Canadian Co-operation Project" which has allowed films to keep moving from Hollywood studios to Canadian screens. American tourist dollars spent in ...
  • We Take Our Stand
    Text  James, Dr. F. Cyril, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 17 Mar 1949, 268-281     The period of British history of St. Patrick. A vivid depiction of what Patrick's environment would have been like. Remembering men who were not defeatists. How far we have fallen from the bright hopes of a generation ago. The moving screen that is the Iron Curtain. Changing Soviet tactics. The ...
    Text  James, Dr. F. Cyril, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 17 Mar 1949, 268-281   The period of British history of St. Patrick. A vivid depiction of what Patrick's environment would have been like. Remembering men who were not defeatists. How far we have fallen ...
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