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  • Internationalism
    Text  Anderson, Right Reverend Charles P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 6 May 1924, 223-230     Internationalism and what it involves. Considering the question of Internationalism with respect to Canada and the United States. The international nature of the British Empire. The growing spirit of Internationalism. Things that are international, such as art and science. Reference to "Wells' Outlines of History" which starts a new idea ...
    Text  Anderson, Right Reverend Charles P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 6 May 1924, 223-230   Internationalism and what it involves. Considering the question of Internationalism with respect to Canada and the United States. The international nature of the British Empire. The growing spirit of Internationalism. ...
  • Next-Door Neighbours
    Text  Crosby, Ernest Howard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 15 Nov 1905, 54-61     The lack of fortifications and troops between Canada and the United States, contrasted with countries in Europe. Bringing the nations to which we belong to the point of good manners as we have reached between individuals. The actions of the President of the United States in the direction of peace. ...
    Text  Crosby, Ernest Howard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 15 Nov 1905, 54-61   The lack of fortifications and troops between Canada and the United States, contrasted with countries in Europe. Bringing the nations to which we belong to the point of good manners ...
  • Fraternity and Patriotism
    Text  Andrews, Honourable W.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 27 Mar 1913, 194-201     A brief review of the history and civilization. Thoughts of the great men of history with regard to the rights of the individuals. How fraternity brought that, the spirit and doctrine underlying the genuine progress of modern times in the unfolding of the privileges of the present day for the ...
    Text  Andrews, Honourable W.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 27 Mar 1913, 194-201   A brief review of the history and civilization. Thoughts of the great men of history with regard to the rights of the individuals. How fraternity brought that, the spirit and ...
  • Annual Meeting and Ladies Night/Our Nation Considered as an Ethical Idea
    Text  Hearst, Sir William; Wilkinson, Ellis H.; Davies, Rev. Trevor H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 10 Jan 1922, 356-373     A review of the year by Mr. Hearst, and some words about The Empire Club. President-Elect Wilkinson then spoke briefly about his predecessors and about the coming year. Mr. J. Black Perry, a past president of The Empire Club, thanked Sir William Hearst for his service as President. Dr. Davies ...
    Text  Hearst, Sir William; Wilkinson, Ellis H.; Davies, Rev. Trevor H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 10 Jan 1922, 356-373   A review of the year by Mr. Hearst, and some words about The Empire Club. President-Elect Wilkinson then spoke briefly about his predecessors and about the coming year. Mr. J. ...
  • 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 ...
  • International Peace and Good Will
    Text  Shatford, Rev. Canon A.P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 20 Dec 1923, 364-379     The true transcription of the Scripture phrase as “Peace on Earth to Men of Good-will.” This reading bringing out clearly the sentiment that we can never hope to have peace on earth until we have good-will amongst the people of the earth. Good-will as the cause, and peace as the ...
    Text  Shatford, Rev. Canon A.P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 20 Dec 1923, 364-379   The true transcription of the Scripture phrase as “Peace on Earth to Men of Good-will.” This reading bringing out clearly the sentiment that we can never hope to have peace ...
  • 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. ...
  • The German Peace Offer
    Text  Denison, Colonel George T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 28 Dec 1916, 340-350     Propositions being made by our enemy which to the speaker's mind are exceedingly dangerous, and which make one exceedingly anxious for the future. The speaker's conviction, even at the beginning of the war, that we would win it. His one haunting dread that "when our men have fought and died ...
    Text  Denison, Colonel George T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 28 Dec 1916, 340-350   Propositions being made by our enemy which to the speaker's mind are exceedingly dangerous, and which make one exceedingly anxious for the future. The speaker's conviction, even at the beginning ...
  • 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 ...
  • Vimy—Twenty Years After
    Text  Fallis, Lieutenant-Colonel, The Rev. George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1937), 8 Apr 1937, 318-332     Those who say that Canada was really born as a nation in its self-consciousness through the great battle of Vimy Ridge. Looking back over the years that are gone, and bringing close to our memories those men of the past. Honouring the memory of those men who fell at Vimy ...
    Text  Fallis, Lieutenant-Colonel, The Rev. George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1937), 8 Apr 1937, 318-332   Those who say that Canada was really born as a nation in its self-consciousness through the great battle of Vimy Ridge. Looking back over the years that are gone, and ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Fourteen Years of Peace
    Text  Fyfe, Dr. William Hamilton, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 17 Nov 1932, 296-302     Our hopes when the war ended. How far we have succeeded in realizing those ideals; a discouraging answer. A review of the fate of our 1918 ideals, keeping an eye well open for gleams of hope. An increase in the number of homogeneous, self-governing communities since the war ended. A ...
    Text  Fyfe, Dr. William Hamilton, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 17 Nov 1932, 296-302   Our hopes when the war ended. How far we have succeeded in realizing those ideals; a discouraging answer. A review of the fate of our 1918 ideals, keeping an eye ...
  • The Basis of Peace
    Text  Churchill, Randolph, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 23 Apr 1931, 132-142     Three principal schools of thought by which various people are trying to achieve this universal goal of world peace, and to establish it on a practical basis. Efforts by the League of Nations; the Kellogg pact; Disarmament. A brief discussion of each, with the speaker's response to each effort. Seeking ...
    Text  Churchill, Randolph, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 23 Apr 1931, 132-142   Three principal schools of thought by which various people are trying to achieve this universal goal of world peace, and to establish it on a practical basis. Efforts by the ...
  • 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?" ...
  • Locarno
    Text  Garnett, Dr. James Maxwell, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 26 Nov 1925, 351-363     What Locarno has meant to those in England. The view that war between civilized states can be finally got rid of in our lifetime. The world now six times smaller, for practical purposes, than it was one hundred years ago. The result of that shrinkage in a crowded continent like ...
    Text  Garnett, Dr. James Maxwell, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 26 Nov 1925, 351-363   What Locarno has meant to those in England. The view that war between civilized states can be finally got rid of in our lifetime. The world now six times smaller, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
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