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  • An Address
    Text  Howard, His Excellency, The Right Honourable Sir Esme, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 27 Apr 1926, 179-186     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto, and The Rotary Club of Toronto. Looking into the future at the three greatest international problems that there are: the evolution of the British Empire; the Empire's relations with the United States; the maintenance of ...
    Text  Howard, His Excellency, The Right Honourable Sir Esme, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 27 Apr 1926, 179-186   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto, and The Rotary Club of Toronto. Looking into the future at the three greatest international ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 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 ...
  • The Battle For Europe's Mind
    Text  Price, Major Vincent W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 7 Apr 1949, 306-315     This address is divided into seven sections, the first of which is "The Universal Theater" of the world. Section II, "Three Scenes on the World-Stage" discusses the Canadian scene, the Soviet Russian picture, and the European scene. "The Devastation of the Mind" talks about the intellectual damage of the war. ...
    Text  Price, Major Vincent W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 7 Apr 1949, 306-315   This address is divided into seven sections, the first of which is "The Universal Theater" of the world. Section II, "Three Scenes on the World-Stage" discusses the Canadian scene, the ...
  • Britain and Canada in the Post-Imperial Era
    Text  Ford, Sir John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 15 Feb 1979, 230-238     Personal ideas about Britain and Canada in the post-imperial era, dating from 1945. The differences in the Commonwealth before then, and after. Main differences include the emergence of the Soviet Union and the United States as superpowers; the United Nations as a new force; the quasi monopoly position of the ...
    Text  Ford, Sir John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 15 Feb 1979, 230-238   Personal ideas about Britain and Canada in the post-imperial era, dating from 1945. The differences in the Commonwealth before then, and after. Main differences include the emergence of the Soviet ...
  • Britain Today
    Text  Callaghan, The Rt. Hon. James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 14 Sep 1976, 8-23     A reference to Canada's growing significance in world affairs, citing the expected membership of the Security Council of the United Nations next year, a joint chairmanship of the Conference on International Economic Co-operation, Canada's contributions to the United Nations Peace-keeping Forces, and Canada's role in the defence of the North ...
    Text  Callaghan, The Rt. Hon. James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 14 Sep 1976, 8-23   A reference to Canada's growing significance in world affairs, citing the expected membership of the Security Council of the United Nations next year, a joint chairmanship of the Conference on ...
  • A Briton Looks at the World
    Text  Norwood, Rev. Frederick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 18 Sep 1934, 17-29     The radical changes that are taking place in parts of the world. The speaker's 16 months of travel, testing out a few great convictions which have been maturing in his mind for years. Stating his case from a personal point of view for the sake of clarity. Personal background of ...
    Text  Norwood, Rev. Frederick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 18 Sep 1934, 17-29   The radical changes that are taking place in parts of the world. The speaker's 16 months of travel, testing out a few great convictions which have been maturing in his ...
  • 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?" ...
  • Canada
    Text  Gardiner, Rt. Hon. James G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 15 Nov 1951, 94-99     The speaker's belief that what Canada does in the next twenty-five years will have a greater effect upon the future of the human race than what is done in any other single country in the world in the same period. Canada as part of the British Commonwealth of Nations; the ...
    Text  Gardiner, Rt. Hon. James G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 15 Nov 1951, 94-99   The speaker's belief that what Canada does in the next twenty-five years will have a greater effect upon the future of the human race than what is done in any ...
  • Canada and the League of Nations
    Text  Seager, Rev. C.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 24 Apr 1924, 210-222     Canada's particular, specific relation to the League of Nations. Activities and success of the League of Nations. The significance of the International Court of Justice. What the League really stands for. Seeing in the League of Nations the beginning of a great new thing which the speaker ventures to call ...
    Text  Seager, Rev. C.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 24 Apr 1924, 210-222   Canada's particular, specific relation to the League of Nations. Activities and success of the League of Nations. The significance of the International Court of Justice. What the League really stands ...
  • Canada in a Changing World
    Text  MacDonald, The Honourable Flora, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 4 Oct 1979, 17-34     The political realities of the world we live in: a short historical review and then a discussion of changes that have taken place and the realities of today. Some global events that have changed the world, such as the re-emergence of China onto the world stage, the demise of two ...
    Text  MacDonald, The Honourable Flora, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 4 Oct 1979, 17-34   The political realities of the world we live in: a short historical review and then a discussion of changes that have taken place and the realities of today. Some global ...
  • Canada's Adversary System—Is There an Alternative?
    Text  McDermott, Dennis, Esq., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 3 Mar 1977, 269-283     The so-called adversary system in labour relations in Canada. Questions to be asked, issues involved. A look at West Germany and its trade union movement. Other examples in Yugoslavia and Sweden. A look at Canada and what factors from other countries might apply here. Another look at those countries with ...
    Text  McDermott, Dennis, Esq., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 3 Mar 1977, 269-283   The so-called adversary system in labour relations in Canada. Questions to be asked, issues involved. A look at West Germany and its trade union movement. Other examples in Yugoslavia and ...
  • Canada's Impact on World Affairs
    Text  Bassett, John Jr., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 16 Jun 1955, 1-13     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto and the Life Underwriters Association. A personal report of a recent trip to Europe. The speaker's opportunity to meet and speak with the important political leaders of Italy, France, Belgium and Great Britain; also to ...
    Text  Bassett, John Jr., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 16 Jun 1955, 1-13   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto and the Life Underwriters Association. A personal report of a recent trip to Europe. The ...
  • 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: 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 ...
  • The Canadian Foreign Service as a Career
    Text  Ritchie, The Honourable Charles S.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 29 Oct 1964, 54-62     Some personal reminiscences of when the speaker joined the Department of External Affairs some 30 years previous. The foreign service now grown up. The nature and description of the foreign service. Co-operation between government departments in the promotion and safeguarding of Canadian interests abroad. Some comments on the "glamour and ...
    Text  Ritchie, The Honourable Charles S.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 29 Oct 1964, 54-62   Some personal reminiscences of when the speaker joined the Department of External Affairs some 30 years previous. The foreign service now grown up. The nature and description of the foreign ...
  • The Challenge of International Relations to North America
    Text  Fosdick, Harry Emerson, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 27 Apr 1925, 207-219     This meeting held in conjunction with the League of nations Society in Canada. The speaker's statement of the deepest and most critical problem facing the world today: "Either we are going to get there first with international substitutes for war, or else a new world-war will shatter civilization to its ...
    Text  Fosdick, Harry Emerson, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 27 Apr 1925, 207-219   This meeting held in conjunction with the League of nations Society in Canada. The speaker's statement of the deepest and most critical problem facing the world today: "Either we are ...
  • The Commonwealth on Trial
    Text  Ney, Major Frederick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 9 Dec 1948, 117-129     The speaker basing his observations today on his experiences over the past four or five years when he has visited many parts of the world. The very clear picture of the world-wide organization of Communism which those experiences have given him. Everywhere he has found people waiting for England and ...
    Text  Ney, Major Frederick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 9 Dec 1948, 117-129   The speaker basing his observations today on his experiences over the past four or five years when he has visited many parts of the world. The very clear picture of ...
  • Defence, Sovereignty, and Our Responsibility in the Canadian North
    Text  Beatty, The Hon. Perrin, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 2 Jun 1988, 1-12     Some of the key developments in the dramatic improvements in East-West relations. Prospects for further progress to come. Where to go from here. Agenda in light of these developments. The strong contribution of NATO; continuing from that strength. Mr. Gorbachev's reforms; what they mean, what they will require; difficulties he ...
    Text  Beatty, The Hon. Perrin, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 2 Jun 1988, 1-12   Some of the key developments in the dramatic improvements in East-West relations. Prospects for further progress to come. Where to go from here. Agenda in light of these developments. The ...
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