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  • After September 11, Trust in Each Other and Hope for Tomorrow
    Text  Brown, Richard H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 11 Oct 2001, 137-147     The transformation of EDS. The importance of trust. How EDS responded to the events of September 11. Characterizing September 11. Dangers ahead. Trust as a casualty of September 11. National security. Ways in which EDS is ready. Finding a balance between security and activity. In the U.S., thinking about how ...
    Text  Brown, Richard H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 11 Oct 2001, 137-147   The transformation of EDS. The importance of trust. How EDS responded to the events of September 11. Characterizing September 11. Dangers ahead. Trust as a casualty of September 11. National ...
  • Around the United States in Twenty Minutes
    Text  Bowditch, Richard L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 19 Jan 1956, 169-178     Some remarks about relations between Canada and the United States, between Americans and Canadians. The speaker's affection for Canada and Canadians. A look at the United States. Topics covered including geography; climate; the effects of geography and climate on cultural development and political thinking; the size of the country; "thinking ...
    Text  Bowditch, Richard L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 19 Jan 1956, 169-178   Some remarks about relations between Canada and the United States, between Americans and Canadians. The speaker's affection for Canada and Canadians. A look at the United States. Topics covered including ...
  • Atom and Empire
    Text  Solandt, Dr. O.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 30 Apr 1953, 348-360     Dr. Solandt's recent return from a brief trip to India and Pakistan, and his attendance at a meeting of the Commonwealth Advisory Committee on Defence Science. This visit and an earlier one to Australia turning his thoughts towards the research and especially defence research that is going on throughout the ...
    Text  Solandt, Dr. O.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 30 Apr 1953, 348-360   Dr. Solandt's recent return from a brief trip to India and Pakistan, and his attendance at a meeting of the Commonwealth Advisory Committee on Defence Science. This visit and an ...
  • Australia and Her Relations to the British Empire
    Text  Reid, Right Honourable Sir George H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 5 Sep 1912, 1-11     Australia and Canada, together representing seven millions of square miles of British territory, 7/12 of the whole area of the British Empire. A glance backwards to say a word or two about the early relations between Great Britain and Australia, from 1788. The gift of self-government to the people of ...
    Text  Reid, Right Honourable Sir George H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 5 Sep 1912, 1-11   Australia and Canada, together representing seven millions of square miles of British territory, 7/12 of the whole area of the British Empire. A glance backwards to say a word or ...
  • Between Friends—Maintaining Confidence Canada/U.S.A. Style
    Text  Collister, Ron, Esq., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 18 Nov 1976, 99-109     The personal views of Mr. Collister concerning various situations in Canada. The issue of Quebec separation and the role the United States might play. Lack of investment in Canada from the U.S. The need for new economic policies to help Quebec and all the provinces. The need for additional benefits ...
    Text  Collister, Ron, Esq., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 18 Nov 1976, 99-109   The personal views of Mr. Collister concerning various situations in Canada. The issue of Quebec separation and the role the United States might play. Lack of investment in Canada from ...
  • Boundary Waters Between Canada and the United States
    Text  McNaughton, General A.G.L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 6 Dec 1951, 121-136     Problems in relation to boundary waters and waters which cross the boundary between Canada and the United States. The difficult nature of the problems because of the technical considerations relating to the use of water; the complex nature because they involve matters which are of concern both within Canada, between ...
    Text  McNaughton, General A.G.L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 6 Dec 1951, 121-136   Problems in relation to boundary waters and waters which cross the boundary between Canada and the United States. The difficult nature of the problems because of the technical considerations relating ...
  • British Politics and Reciprocity
    Text  Pratt, A.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1912), 9 Feb 1911, 186-193     Some impressions from the speaker of the recent British elections and then, from the viewpoint perhaps of an Imperialist, something as to Reciprocity. The extreme rapidity and suddenness with which Great Britain plunged from dissolution to voting at the polls, locked in combat the day the House dissolves with the ...
    Text  Pratt, A.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1912), 9 Feb 1911, 186-193   Some impressions from the speaker of the recent British elections and then, from the viewpoint perhaps of an Imperialist, something as to Reciprocity. The extreme rapidity and suddenness with which ...
  • A British View of Canada
    Text  Langham, Right Honourable Lord Darling of, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 30 Sep 1926, 214-221     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Canadian hearts in the homeland. Some words from Lord Bramwell on socialism. Canada's peculiar position of being absolutely capable of governing itself, but proud to live under the flag of the British Empire, and under ...
    Text  Langham, Right Honourable Lord Darling of, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 30 Sep 1926, 214-221   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Canadian hearts in the homeland. Some words from Lord Bramwell on socialism. Canada's peculiar position ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 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 ...
  • Canada's Defence Force—Its Relationship to the World Conflict
    Text  Constantine, Major-General C.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 16 Apr 1942, 380-391     Bringing the Reserve Army up to strength. Our job today to provide money, munitions, and men, and to hold high morale, in order that those who know best how and where to use them, may have them in the proper times and places and quantities to give us final and ...
    Text  Constantine, Major-General C.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 16 Apr 1942, 380-391   Bringing the Reserve Army up to strength. Our job today to provide money, munitions, and men, and to hold high morale, in order that those who know best how and ...
  • 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 ...
  • Canada's Place Among the English-Speaking Nations
    Text  Whidden, Howard P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 28 Feb 1924, 97-108     The relations of the English-speaking nations as one of the most vital in things in the world's life at the present time. What the Empire stands for. Countries we think of when speaking of the English-speaking nations, and those we leave out. Narrowing down to talk about the United Kingdom, ...
    Text  Whidden, Howard P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 28 Feb 1924, 97-108   The relations of the English-speaking nations as one of the most vital in things in the world's life at the present time. What the Empire stands for. Countries we think ...
  • Canada's Reserve Army
    Text  Browne, Major-General B.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 18 Mar 1943, 410-425     The Reserve Army, today new in its tasks and its opportunities. The Reserve Army formerly known as "the militia." A description and history of the Militia. The Military Act, amended in 1927. The revulsion against military service following the first World War. Forgetting that the price of peace has always ...
    Text  Browne, Major-General B.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 18 Mar 1943, 410-425   The Reserve Army, today new in its tasks and its opportunities. The Reserve Army formerly known as "the militia." A description and history of the Militia. The Military Act, amended ...
  • Canada-United States Relations in the Eighties
    Text  MacDonald, the Honourable Flora, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 26 Mar 1981, 316-327     A look past constitutional reform to Canada's global position. A review of Canada's foreign policy and its implications for Canadians. International trade and the rise of protectionism. The current need to wait and see what the Reagan administration will do in the immediate future, and how it will react to ...
    Text  MacDonald, the Honourable Flora, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 26 Mar 1981, 316-327   A look past constitutional reform to Canada's global position. A review of Canada's foreign policy and its implications for Canadians. International trade and the rise of protectionism. The current need ...
  • Canada/U.S. Relations: 1982
    Text  Robinson, The Honourable Paul H. Jr., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 25 Feb 1982, 288- 300     The many areas of common agreement between Canada and the U.S. including law, language, literature and a representative form of government. Canada and the U.S. as trading partners. The Joint Consultative Group. The concern of the National Energy Program. The U.S. quarrel with the retroactive aspect of the program, with ...
    Text  Robinson, The Honourable Paul H. Jr., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 25 Feb 1982, 288- 300   The many areas of common agreement between Canada and the U.S. including law, language, literature and a representative form of government. Canada and the U.S. as trading partners. The Joint ...
  • Canada-U.S. Relations
    Text  McKenna, His Excellency Mr. Frank, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 29 Sep 2005, 49-61     Looking for widsom. Becoming an ambassador. Being an ambassador. The Canadian side of the U.S. relationship. This week as a week of epiphany and why. Knowing ourselves. The dysfunctional United States Government and how that is so. Party discipline in Canada and how that makes us different. Comments on the ...
    Text  McKenna, His Excellency Mr. Frank, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 29 Sep 2005, 49-61   Looking for widsom. Becoming an ambassador. Being an ambassador. The Canadian side of the U.S. relationship. This week as a week of epiphany and why. Knowing ourselves. The dysfunctional United ...
  • 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 ...
  • Canada-U.S. Relations in the New Era; A Diplomat's View
    Text  de Chastelain, General John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 23 Jun 1993, 68-81     Five messages: "good relations between our two countries are vital for us both;" "the existence of good relations between the leaders of both countries is not absolutely vital, but it does make things a lot easier between us and it certainly makes life easier for those that have to manage ...
    Text  de Chastelain, General John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 23 Jun 1993, 68-81   Five messages: "good relations between our two countries are vital for us both;" "the existence of good relations between the leaders of both countries is not absolutely vital, but it ...
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