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  • The Russian Situation
    Text  Marshal, Charles A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 14 Feb 1924, 74-87     The varying conditions in Russia as the speaker saw them, which could lead to false impressions. The difficulty of getting an accurate picture of Russia from a superficial view of a few localities. The party with whom the speaker travelled. The accommodation provided for them in Russia. A description of ...
    Text  Marshal, Charles A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 14 Feb 1924, 74-87   The varying conditions in Russia as the speaker saw them, which could lead to false impressions. The difficulty of getting an accurate picture of Russia from a superficial view of ...
  • 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 Situation in Russia
    Text  Percy, Major-General Sir Jocelyn, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 27 Jan 1921, 14-30     The speaker, sent to Russia by the War Office in 1907, just after the Russia-Japanese war to view the battle fields and gauge the value of the Russians. The speaker's expectations and actual findings. Karensky's revolution in Russia, and the consequences for the people. How the revolution was started, who ...
    Text  Percy, Major-General Sir Jocelyn, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 27 Jan 1921, 14-30   The speaker, sent to Russia by the War Office in 1907, just after the Russia-Japanese war to view the battle fields and gauge the value of the Russians. The speaker's ...
  • A Two Way Iron Curtain
    Text  Smith, I. Norman, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 5 Mar 1956, 258-273     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Some introductory remarks about Russia and the speaker's recent trip there. Response to the speaker's reports from Russia. Knowledge and ignorance: a two-way iron curtain. A summary of what the speaker reported from Russia. The ...
    Text  Smith, I. Norman, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 5 Mar 1956, 258-273   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Some introductory remarks about Russia and the speaker's recent trip there. Response to the speaker's ...
  • Canada and NATO
    Text  Smith, Major-General J.D.B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 22 Mar 1956, 293-305     Canada and NATO. Some of the highlights of the historical background leading up to NATO. Some of the motivating international actions which brought about its organization. How NATO is different from the classic alliances of the past. Defining NATO. Article 5 as the "hard core" of NATO. Details of NATO's ...
    Text  Smith, Major-General J.D.B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 22 Mar 1956, 293-305   Canada and NATO. Some of the highlights of the historical background leading up to NATO. Some of the motivating international actions which brought about its organization. How NATO is different ...
  • Survival At Stake, Our Individual Responsibilities
    Text  Stokes-Rees, Commander Rowland H. (Retired), The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 8 Apr 1948, 336-353     Reference to the speaker's previous address four and a half years ago. Some recollections of events in the First and Second World Wars. The situation today. The consequences of another war in the atomic age. The speaker's conviction that Russia does not want another war, and reasons for that conviction. ...
    Text  Stokes-Rees, Commander Rowland H. (Retired), The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 8 Apr 1948, 336-353   Reference to the speaker's previous address four and a half years ago. Some recollections of events in the First and Second World Wars. The situation today. The consequences of another ...
  • Good Neighbours
    Text  Wilson, Charles E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 6 Nov 1958, 79-90     The common bonds between Canada and the United States. What makes a democracy work. Some readings from "Law and Manners," a speech made by the Honourable Lord Moulton a number of years ago. The three great domains in which the relations between Canada and the United States could be grouped, ...
    Text  Wilson, Charles E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 6 Nov 1958, 79-90   The common bonds between Canada and the United States. What makes a democracy work. Some readings from "Law and Manners," a speech made by the Honourable Lord Moulton a number ...
  • Do We Face Ideological Conquest
    Text  Armour, Stuart, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 24 Oct 1946, 42-56     The great and often very bitter debate going on around the world today. The importance and consequences of that debate. The sort of world which will emerge from the terrible wreckage of the second world war. Who is engaged in this debate. The vital importance of the democracies emerging as ...
    Text  Armour, Stuart, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 24 Oct 1946, 42-56   The great and often very bitter debate going on around the world today. The importance and consequences of that debate. The sort of world which will emerge from the terrible ...
  • The Five Year Plan—Russia's Challenge to Capitalism
    Text  Brickner, Rabbi Barnett R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 19 Feb 1931, 57-72     The attitude of the world toward Russia today, with illustration. Taking an objective view of the whole situation in order to understand Russia. How to explain the success of their present leader, Stalin. The present trends in Russia to the extreme left. A reflection of the Russian attitude in their ...
    Text  Brickner, Rabbi Barnett R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 19 Feb 1931, 57-72   The attitude of the world toward Russia today, with illustration. Taking an objective view of the whole situation in order to understand Russia. How to explain the success of their ...
  • Old Loyalties With New Meaning
    Text  Drew, Hon. George A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 10 Jan 1952, 158-169     A good time to come to some clear understanding with ourselves about our hopes for the future of Canada, the great Commonwealth which expresses its loyalty to one king, and those wider international organizations with which we are associated. A look back to when the Empire Club was formed 50 ...
    Text  Drew, Hon. George A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 10 Jan 1952, 158-169   A good time to come to some clear understanding with ourselves about our hopes for the future of Canada, the great Commonwealth which expresses its loyalty to one king, and ...
  • Let's Find the Answer
    Text  Faulkner, Farley, and Associate, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 26 Mar 1953, 277-290     Mr. Faulkner begins by introducing his associate, Mr. Kerson, a law student who comes from Esthonia who will talk about his experience under Communism. Mr. Kerson: Communism and the horrors of a Communist regime. The fact that people do not want to believe what is happening. Communism reaching the heart ...
    Text  Faulkner, Farley, and Associate, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 26 Mar 1953, 277-290   Mr. Faulkner begins by introducing his associate, Mr. Kerson, a law student who comes from Esthonia who will talk about his experience under Communism. Mr. Kerson: Communism and the horrors ...
  • Where the Iron Curtain Falls
    Text  Fleming, Donald, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 13 Jan 1949, 155-172     The Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference. Some comments on the Conference, and on an interesting speech made by one of the delegates from Pakistan. Important changes occurring in the Commonwealth in recent months. Recovery in Europe. The tide of Communism in Western Europe receding. The subject of Western Union and the Atlantic ...
    Text  Fleming, Donald, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 13 Jan 1949, 155-172   The Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference. Some comments on the Conference, and on an interesting speech made by one of the delegates from Pakistan. Important changes occurring in the Commonwealth in recent ...
  • The Continuing World Conflict
    Text  Davies, Rev. Dr. Emlyn, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1963), 14 Mar 1963, 230-239     An examination of the Communist challenge from one "who regards Communism as one of the two most serious contenders for the dominance of the world." As a servant of the Church, seeking to promote the Christian case, the speaker regards it fitting that he should address the Communist challenge, out ...
    Text  Davies, Rev. Dr. Emlyn, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1963), 14 Mar 1963, 230-239   An examination of the Communist challenge from one "who regards Communism as one of the two most serious contenders for the dominance of the world." As a servant of the ...
  • The Soviet Challenge in Asia
    Text  Henderson, Larry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 10 Mar 1960, 242-252     The Soviet challenge in Asia at a time when the Communist economic threat is assuming ever greater proportions. Examples of Khrushchov's economic contributions in various countries. Soviet development of the underdeveloped countries with the proportions of a major political assault on the economies of the free world. Some details of ...
    Text  Henderson, Larry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 10 Mar 1960, 242-252   The Soviet challenge in Asia at a time when the Communist economic threat is assuming ever greater proportions. Examples of Khrushchov's economic contributions in various countries. Soviet development of the ...
  • Men, Missiles and Misunderstandings
    Text  Gruenther, General Alfred M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 25 Feb 1960, 217-230     Origins of the Red Cross. The uninvolvement of the United States until 1881. History of the Red Cross. The burden of the United States in its assumed role in connection with the future of the free world. The North American Treaty Organization and its progress. Exercising good partnership. Various factors ...
    Text  Gruenther, General Alfred M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 25 Feb 1960, 217-230   Origins of the Red Cross. The uninvolvement of the United States until 1881. History of the Red Cross. The burden of the United States in its assumed role in connection ...
  • Anglo-American Freedom Versus Russian Communism
    Text  Hunt, Lawrence, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 20 Nov 1947, 117-124     The English-speaking nations as a family that help each other and stick together as a family should in the hour of need to keep from our door both the wolf and the bear. Not yet enjoying the fairer world which brave men died to win. Britain surviving so-called doom. Aiding ...
    Text  Hunt, Lawrence, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 20 Nov 1947, 117-124   The English-speaking nations as a family that help each other and stick together as a family should in the hour of need to keep from our door both the wolf ...
  • 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 ...
  • Europe Is Dying
    Text  Long, Marcus, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 23 Feb 1950, 221-236     The importance of the doctrine of Karl Marx and the apparent success of the political imperialism associated with it. Communism in Eastern Europe and advancing Communism in Asia. The will of free men as the real defence against Communism. The speaker's conviction that no system based on oppression can be ...
    Text  Long, Marcus, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 23 Feb 1950, 221-236   The importance of the doctrine of Karl Marx and the apparent success of the political imperialism associated with it. Communism in Eastern Europe and advancing Communism in Asia. The will ...
  • The British Answer to Communism
    Text  King, Horace, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1955), 27 Jan 1955, 161-171     Some introductory remarks and reminiscences. Differences in the national policies of free people. The significance of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. The speaker's belief that the cementing bonds of that great union (NATO) is the Christian faith. Communism. What is happening in the Soviet Union. Russia pursuing policies in no ...
    Text  King, Horace, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1955), 27 Jan 1955, 161-171   Some introductory remarks and reminiscences. Differences in the national policies of free people. The significance of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. The speaker's belief that the cementing bonds of that ...
  • What Is America's Answer?
    Text  Thomas, Joseph, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 1 Nov 1951, 74-81     Introductory remarks about Canada and its relationship with the United States. Paying due respect to Great Britain which gave birth to the doctrine of "natural liberty." Giving proper credit to Adam Smith and his work "Wealth of Nations" and how his explanation became the brief for the doctrine of "laissez ...
    Text  Thomas, Joseph, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 1 Nov 1951, 74-81   Introductory remarks about Canada and its relationship with the United States. Paying due respect to Great Britain which gave birth to the doctrine of "natural liberty." Giving proper credit to ...
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