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  • Canada & The United States—Partners in Freedom
    Text  Hopkins, John J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 18 Oct 1951, 50-64     The threat to both Canada and the United States which has developed into a menace since 1945 and 1946. The tension that the two countries share in common. The speaker's opportunity to come into contact and to appreciate the Canadian people, and to respect the tremendous industrial potential of Canada. ...
    Text  Hopkins, John J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 18 Oct 1951, 50-64   The threat to both Canada and the United States which has developed into a menace since 1945 and 1946. The tension that the two countries share in common. The speaker's ...
  • Power and Responsibility
    Text  Sulzberger, Arthur Hays, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 12 Jan 1952, 170-184     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Royal Canadian Institute. The time of year for self-examination. Canada and the United States asking themselves a few questions: How are we doing, each country in its own way? What more can we do to promote the objectives and ...
    Text  Sulzberger, Arthur Hays, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 12 Jan 1952, 170-184   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Royal Canadian Institute. The time of year for self-examination. Canada and the United States asking themselves a few questions: ...
  • Impact of Strategy on Recent Developments
    Text  Simonds, Lieutenant-General Guy G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1958), 14 Nov 1957, 87-98     Stirring public interest in the subject of Defence for two reasons: the belief that the threat that confronts the free world is real and dangerous; the proportion of effort represented in the collection of the taxpayers' money that goes in defence has been very heavy over the past few years. ...
    Text  Simonds, Lieutenant-General Guy G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1958), 14 Nov 1957, 87-98   Stirring public interest in the subject of Defence for two reasons: the belief that the threat that confronts the free world is real and dangerous; the proportion of effort represented ...
  • Combined Strength for Defence
    Text  Doolittle, General James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 11 Nov 1955, 90-100     The realization of the threat of new and extremely powerful weapon systems to the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States. Meeting the challenge of defence, guided by two basic principles: that we could maintain the peace only through strength, through the creation of a superior military force-in-being; and that ...
    Text  Doolittle, General James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 11 Nov 1955, 90-100   The realization of the threat of new and extremely powerful weapon systems to the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States. Meeting the challenge of defence, guided by two basic ...
  • Preparedness and the Canadian Economy
    Text  Howe, Rt. Hon. C.D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 26 Feb 1951, 252-261     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The purpose of preparedness for Canada and for other countries of the free world not war, but an effort to prevent all-out war. How war may be avoided. Sharing the view of General Marshall, expressed ...
    Text  Howe, Rt. Hon. C.D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 26 Feb 1951, 252-261   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The purpose of preparedness for Canada and for other countries of the free world not ...
  • Men—Materials—Money for Canada's Defence
    Text  Claxton, Hon. Brooke, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 25 Jan 1951, 192-205     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Canada's direct and personal interest in world peace. The issue of topic is discussed under the following headings. "The Canadian People." A look at what Canadians have in terms of wealth, social security, and in ...
    Text  Claxton, Hon. Brooke, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 25 Jan 1951, 192-205   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Canada's direct and personal interest in world peace. The issue of topic is discussed under ...
  • Canada and Her Defence Forces
    Text  Pearkes, Major-General George R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 29 Nov 1945, 122-134     One or two thought-provoking ideas which the speaker hopes the audience will ponder over. Canada's Defence Departments now fully occupied in repatriating the soldiers, sailors and airmen from overseas and demobilizing those that they have brought back from Europe and from the Far Eastern theatre. The repatriation policy. Problems with ...
    Text  Pearkes, Major-General George R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 29 Nov 1945, 122-134   One or two thought-provoking ideas which the speaker hopes the audience will ponder over. Canada's Defence Departments now fully occupied in repatriating the soldiers, sailors and airmen from overseas and ...
  • Canada-U.S. Relations: A Midterm Report (Lessons My Poli Sci Prof Never Taught Me)
    Text  Kergin, Michael F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2004), 26 Sep 2002, 85-95     The global economy and how the United States dominates it. The challenges for Canada due to its proximity to this powerhouse. Overwhelming advantages, but some lessons learned - based on practice and not necessarily fitting in with political theory. Beginning with the events of September 11 and their dramatic impact ...
    Text  Kergin, Michael F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2004), 26 Sep 2002, 85-95   The global economy and how the United States dominates it. The challenges for Canada due to its proximity to this powerhouse. Overwhelming advantages, but some lessons learned - based on ...
  • Continental Influences in Canadian Development
    Text  Hopkins, J. Castell, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1907), 28 Feb 1907, 228-243     The present-day Americanization of Canadian thought, Canadian habits, Canadian literature and the Canadian press. The possible consequences of such Americanization. The gradual but steady development of a non-British view of things. Ways in which public opinion in Canada has been formed and developed: a brief historical review. The sentiment of ...
    Text  Hopkins, J. Castell, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1907), 28 Feb 1907, 228-243   The present-day Americanization of Canadian thought, Canadian habits, Canadian literature and the Canadian press. The possible consequences of such Americanization. The gradual but steady development of a non-British view of ...
  • Canada—U.S. Relations—Some Thoughts about Public Diplomacy
    Text  Gotlieb, Allan E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 10 Nov 1983, 101-115     Differences between the two countries understood by Canadians, but perhaps not by Americans. Canadians not foreigners to Americans. Canadians behave differently; why is that important? Management of the differences. A complex relationship; possibly not greatly asymmetrical. An interdependence of interests. Acid rain. American foreign policy to Canada is really domestic ...
    Text  Gotlieb, Allan E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 10 Nov 1983, 101-115   Differences between the two countries understood by Canadians, but perhaps not by Americans. Canadians not foreigners to Americans. Canadians behave differently; why is that important? Management of the differences. A ...
  • Canada and the United States—A Two-Way Street?
    Text  Graham, Katharine, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 14 Feb 1985, 313-325     The lack of interest in Canada by the United States. Impediments to the U.S.'s understanding and appreciation of Canada: incorrect assumptions, national characters shaped by different events, two forms of government, a misunderstood nature of trade partnership (with statistics), the unbalanced flow of information between Canada and the U.S. How ...
    Text  Graham, Katharine, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 14 Feb 1985, 313-325   The lack of interest in Canada by the United States. Impediments to the U.S.'s understanding and appreciation of Canada: incorrect assumptions, national characters shaped by different events, two forms of ...
  • Reflections from Washington
    Text  Warren, His Excellency J.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 31 Mar 1977, 324-340     Some personal background. The state of relations with the United States and about how current Canadian phenomena may appear to the U.S. and others outside Canada. Canada/U.S. Relations and how they have changed over the last few years. Public perceptions of the relationship. Canada's place in multi-national relations. A detailed ...
    Text  Warren, His Excellency J.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 31 Mar 1977, 324-340   Some personal background. The state of relations with the United States and about how current Canadian phenomena may appear to the U.S. and others outside Canada. Canada/U.S. Relations and how ...
  • Sleeping with the Elephant
    Text  Thomson, Professor Dale C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1970), 12 Mar 1970, 311-324     Canadian-American relations. The differences between the United States and Canada, with Canada having the positives. Some advantages to life south of the border. Two specific points made by the speaker: Canada has a distinct identity, and Canada has not lost the ability for maintaining that separate identity. Communication between the ...
    Text  Thomson, Professor Dale C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1970), 12 Mar 1970, 311-324   Canadian-American relations. The differences between the United States and Canada, with Canada having the positives. Some advantages to life south of the border. Two specific points made by the speaker: ...
  • The View From Washington
    Text  Burney, The Hon. Derek, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 30 Nov 1989, 130-142     The speaker offers a view of his job; a view from his job; a view of Canada as seen from Washington. An objective of impressing his audience with a message about our own attitudes as Canadians. The view of Canada as "grown up." Canada's freedom and self-imposed limitations to those ...
    Text  Burney, The Hon. Derek, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 30 Nov 1989, 130-142   The speaker offers a view of his job; a view from his job; a view of Canada as seen from Washington. An objective of impressing his audience with a message ...
  • Neighbours Taken For Granted or Dr. Livingstone (Merchant) I Presume?
    Text  Lawson, Harold R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1967), 9 Mar 1967, 253-276     A discussion of "the relationship that exists between Canada and the United States, and the possibility of further strengthening the ties that bind our two great nations together." A review with extensive quotes from a book authored in part and edited by the Honourable Livingston T. Merchant entitled "Neighbours Taken ...
    Text  Lawson, Harold R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1967), 9 Mar 1967, 253-276   A discussion of "the relationship that exists between Canada and the United States, and the possibility of further strengthening the ties that bind our two great nations together." A review ...
  • The Role of the Land Forces in Modern Warfare
    Text  Simonds, Lieutenant General Guy G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 14 Feb 1952, 241-249     The speaker's recent return from a trip to Korea. What he saw in Canada's Brigade there. The 27th Canadian Brigade in Europe. The creation of two replacement brigades in Canada to provide necessary reinforcements. Making provision for the rotation of our European Force. The role of the Reserve Army. The ...
    Text  Simonds, Lieutenant General Guy G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 14 Feb 1952, 241-249   The speaker's recent return from a trip to Korea. What he saw in Canada's Brigade there. The 27th Canadian Brigade in Europe. The creation of two replacement brigades in Canada ...
  • Exercise Sweetbriar
    Text  Solandt, Omond McKillop, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 30 Mar 1950, 276-293     The speaker addresses the audience in the place of the Honourable Brooke Claxton, Minister of National Defence, who was attending the meeting of North Atlantic Defence Ministers at The Hague. First, a tribute to the memory of the late Laurence Steinhardt, the United States Ambassador to Canada. "Exercise Sweetbriar" an ...
    Text  Solandt, Omond McKillop, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 30 Mar 1950, 276-293   The speaker addresses the audience in the place of the Honourable Brooke Claxton, Minister of National Defence, who was attending the meeting of North Atlantic Defence Ministers at The Hague. ...
  • England's Greatest Needs
    Text  Edwards, Major W.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1912), 22 Dec 1910, 130-138     Speaking as a lover of England, and also as a friendly critic of some of England's institutions, and of the trend of thought prevailing there today. Suffering in Britain from what might be described as a slumberous condition of patriotism today; also from a slumberous Imperialism, a loss of the ...
    Text  Edwards, Major W.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1912), 22 Dec 1910, 130-138   Speaking as a lover of England, and also as a friendly critic of some of England's institutions, and of the trend of thought prevailing there today. Suffering in Britain from ...
  • Canada's Defence Forces
    Text  Alexander, Brigadier R.O., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 20 Apr 1939, 377-392     A picture of Canada's defence forces. Canada's defence forces today consisting of naval, military and air forces functioning separately under their own laws, but controlled and administered under the Minister of National Defence, assisted by a Council, representative of all the services. Some details of administrative structure in the three ...
    Text  Alexander, Brigadier R.O., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 20 Apr 1939, 377-392   A picture of Canada's defence forces. Canada's defence forces today consisting of naval, military and air forces functioning separately under their own laws, but controlled and administered under the Minister ...
  • Some Economic and Financial Consequences of Defence
    Text  Abbott, The Hon. Douglas Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 14 Dec 1950, 133-143     Some aspects of national policy of particular concern to the Minister of Finance and no doubt very much in the minds of every citizen and taxpayer. Reference to the speaker's previous address in March of 1948 when he asked the audience to take "a new look at Canada." Accomplishments again ...
    Text  Abbott, The Hon. Douglas Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 14 Dec 1950, 133-143   Some aspects of national policy of particular concern to the Minister of Finance and no doubt very much in the minds of every citizen and taxpayer. Reference to the speaker's ...
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