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  • 1948, A Year for Successful Worrying
    Text  Hoffman, Paul Gray, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 15 Jan 1948, 179-194     A sharing of the speaker's worries about the United States, justified by the interdependence of the economies of Canada and the U.S. The understatement that 1948 is a year of great crisis. The need to determine methods for the control of inflation, the manner in which our foreign aid programme ...
    Text  Hoffman, Paul Gray, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 15 Jan 1948, 179-194   A sharing of the speaker's worries about the United States, justified by the interdependence of the economies of Canada and the U.S. The understatement that 1948 is a year of ...
  • Address
    Text  His Excellency the Right Honourable The Earl of Athlone, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 20 Jan 1941, 298-308     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. England and the English Inheritance. England referred to as "the Old Country." Some history of England. Challenges to the rule of the British Empire. An examination of the causes which have led to the dissolution of the ...
    Text  His Excellency the Right Honourable The Earl of Athlone, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 20 Jan 1941, 298-308   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. England and the English Inheritance. England referred to as "the Old Country." Some history of England. Challenges ...
  • An Address By His Excellency, Viscount Alexander of Tunis
    Text  Alexander of Tunis, His Excellency, Viscount, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 3 Oct 1946, 8-14     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The speaker's travels across Canada over the last six months. The basic industries he has visited. Being impressed by the mechanical efficiency by which Canada deals with the rich resources of the country and by ...
    Text  Alexander of Tunis, His Excellency, Viscount, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 3 Oct 1946, 8-14   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The speaker's travels across Canada over the last six months. The basic industries he has ...
  • 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 ...
  • Adult Education
    Text  Livingstone, Sir Richard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 20 Sep 1945, 1-12     Adult education meeting the needs of three classes of people: those who left school early; those who stay in school until the age of 18 but don't get much out of it intellectually; the people who have worked well at school and University, and have got a lot out of ...
    Text  Livingstone, Sir Richard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 20 Sep 1945, 1-12   Adult education meeting the needs of three classes of people: those who left school early; those who stay in school until the age of 18 but don't get much out ...
  • Africa South of the Sahara
    Text  Kraft, Major Louis, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 17 Oct 1947, 56-71     The geography of Africa south of the Sahara, which the speaker considers to be truly Africa. The importance of geography to Africa. The isolation of Africa south of the Sahara and how it is brought about. A land mass separated from the rest of the world by salt water and ...
    Text  Kraft, Major Louis, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 17 Oct 1947, 56-71   The geography of Africa south of the Sahara, which the speaker considers to be truly Africa. The importance of geography to Africa. The isolation of Africa south of the Sahara ...
  • Aid to Russia Through the Persian Gulf
    Text  Rhodes, Brigadier Sir Godfrey, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 31 Jan 1946, 206-218     Four years of aid to Russia through the Persian Gulf. A general picture of what was done, and in particular, a description in some detail of the British share of this work. Germany's attack of Russia without warning, and contrary to treaty, in June of 1941. England's position at the ...
    Text  Rhodes, Brigadier Sir Godfrey, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 31 Jan 1946, 206-218   Four years of aid to Russia through the Persian Gulf. A general picture of what was done, and in particular, a description in some detail of the British share of ...
  • The Aircraft Industry in Canada and the Future Development of Jet Engines
    Text  Deisher, Walter N., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 18 Nov 1948, 81-93     The development and future of Canada's growing aircraft industry. Achievements of the Canadian aviation industry between 1939 and 1945. Canadian aeronautical pioneers. A brief history of Canadian aviation. The industry as it stands today. Activities of the DeHavilland Aircraft Company of Canada Limited. Production by Canadair in Montreal. Development project ...
    Text  Deisher, Walter N., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 18 Nov 1948, 81-93   The development and future of Canada's growing aircraft industry. Achievements of the Canadian aviation industry between 1939 and 1945. Canadian aeronautical pioneers. A brief history of Canadian aviation. The industry ...
  • The Alaska Highway and Post-War Reconstruction and Rehabilitation
    Text  MacNicol, John R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 12 Nov 1942, 155-170     The material resources of Canada. A presentation of Alaskan geography, with maps. The origin of the Alaska highway, beginning with a description of Alaska. The Alaska highway as a military road, controlled by Canada for the duration of the war, but with American ownership after the war. The importance of ...
    Text  MacNicol, John R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 12 Nov 1942, 155-170   The material resources of Canada. A presentation of Alaskan geography, with maps. The origin of the Alaska highway, beginning with a description of Alaska. The Alaska highway as a military ...
  • An Amateur Looks at the Canadian Economy
    Text  Smith, Arthur Le Roy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 11 Dec 1947, 157-170     The Geneva Trade Agreements. The accomplishment of 26 nations emerging from a meeting with an agreement. An agreement broadly based on there being no discriminations in trade between those 26 countries. Some excerpts from the agreement, with explication. A further meeting going on right now, in Havana, where changes will ...
    Text  Smith, Arthur Le Roy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 11 Dec 1947, 157-170   The Geneva Trade Agreements. The accomplishment of 26 nations emerging from a meeting with an agreement. An agreement broadly based on there being no discriminations in trade between those 26 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Anglo-American Responsibilities
    Text  Ball, Max W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 27 Mar 1941, 438-455     A review of a generation of Anglo-American relationships and a consideration of the joint responsibility of the English-thinking peoples in the years to come after the war. The speaker's conviction that the spirit of freedom is unquenchable, and that no combination of powers will be able to rout it from ...
    Text  Ball, Max W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 27 Mar 1941, 438-455   A review of a generation of Anglo-American relationships and a consideration of the joint responsibility of the English-thinking peoples in the years to come after the war. The speaker's conviction ...
  • The Approaching Climax
    Text  Reade, John Collingwood, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 1 Mar 1945, 311-327     The task of defeating Germany. The effect which war has had on the peoples most nearly affected by it, including the men of our own fighting services overseas and those of our allies. Adjustments to be made. The conditions in Europe, and what they will be after the war. The ...
    Text  Reade, John Collingwood, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 1 Mar 1945, 311-327   The task of defeating Germany. The effect which war has had on the peoples most nearly affected by it, including the men of our own fighting services overseas and those ...
  • Are the Schools Preparing Youth to Take Over?
    Text  Goldring, Dr. Cecil C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 4 Nov 1948, 63-75     The present time of turmoil and conflict holding promise as well as a threat. The challenge of the time for men to study and learn how to live together in goodwill so that human knowledge may be used for the welfare of man rather than for his destruction. Some quotes ...
    Text  Goldring, Dr. Cecil C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 4 Nov 1948, 63-75   The present time of turmoil and conflict holding promise as well as a threat. The challenge of the time for men to study and learn how to live together in ...
  • Are We Using Canada's Wealth Aright?
    Text  Wallace, Robert C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 25 Mar 1943, 426-441     The real wealth of a country: first, the physical wealth of its resources; second, the wealth of its people in their ability and qualities. The material resources of Canada. The realization that our natural resources are not inexhaustible and that they are rapidly being exhausted. Our responsibility for our natural ...
    Text  Wallace, Robert C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 25 Mar 1943, 426-441   The real wealth of a country: first, the physical wealth of its resources; second, the wealth of its people in their ability and qualities. The material resources of Canada. The ...
  • As The Allies Face The Future
    Text  Chevalier, Colonel Willard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 16 Nov 1944, 112-132     A glimpse into what American business men are thinking and talking about, together with a quick glimpse of how they are preparing to face the future. Some remarks about the political campaign just ended in the United States. Postwar planning. The discussion proceeds under the following headings: War Production; The ...
    Text  Chevalier, Colonel Willard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 16 Nov 1944, 112-132   A glimpse into what American business men are thinking and talking about, together with a quick glimpse of how they are preparing to face the future. Some remarks about the ...
  • Athletics and Pugilism in the Ancient and Modern World
    Text  Runney, Commander James Joseph (Gene), The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 4 Mar 1948, 277-284     Some history of athletics and civilization. The importance of athletics. Origins of boxing. Acknowledging the contributions of the Greeks to making the athlete immortal in stone and bronze. The modern Olympics. The unfortunate battles between the athletes in Olympic Games. The influence of athletics upon the civilization of our modern ...
    Text  Runney, Commander James Joseph (Gene), The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 4 Mar 1948, 277-284   Some history of athletics and civilization. The importance of athletics. Origins of boxing. Acknowledging the contributions of the Greeks to making the athlete immortal in stone and bronze. The modern ...
  • Australia
    Text  Glasgow, Major-General The Honourable Sir Thomas William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 12 Sep 1940, 70-80     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian Club. The speaker's association with Canadian in South Africa, in 1899, and in France in 1916. Australia and the way in which Australia faces any great problem which arises. Some words from the Australian Prime Minister, Mr. Menzies, ...
    Text  Glasgow, Major-General The Honourable Sir Thomas William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 12 Sep 1940, 70-80   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian Club. The speaker's association with Canadian in South Africa, in 1899, and in France in 1916. Australia and ...
  • Australia Looks Ahead
    Text  Martin, Rev. W.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 14 Mar 1946, 284-297     The speaker's recent mission to Australia as guest preacher at St. Stephen's Presbyterian Church in Sydney. The appreciation of Canada in Australia. How the war has done much towards strengthening the bonds of friendship, understanding, and co-operation between Canada and Australia. A brief description and history of Australia, with anecdotes. ...
    Text  Martin, Rev. W.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 14 Mar 1946, 284-297   The speaker's recent mission to Australia as guest preacher at St. Stephen's Presbyterian Church in Sydney. The appreciation of Canada in Australia. How the war has done much towards strengthening ...
  • Australia's Place in the British Commonwealth
    Text  Forde, The Rt. Hon. Francis Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 13 Mar 1947, 256-268     Australia's growth and development as a partner in the British Commonwealth. Australia's present constitutional position and relations with the other parts of the Empire. The basic factor of the relationship one where 98% of Australia is of British stock. Some history of the discovery of Australia by the Dutch in ...
    Text  Forde, The Rt. Hon. Francis Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 13 Mar 1947, 256-268   Australia's growth and development as a partner in the British Commonwealth. Australia's present constitutional position and relations with the other parts of the Empire. The basic factor of the relationship ...
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