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  • Palestine in Retrospect and Prospect
    Text  Miller, Alvah L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 22 Nov 1938, 122-137     The intense interest in Palestine today to many people around the world. A history of Palestine going back 4,000 years. Jerusalem as the centre of culture and religious hope for the Jewish people. The two great contributions of the Jewish people living in Palestine and that section of the world: ...
    Text  Miller, Alvah L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 22 Nov 1938, 122-137   The intense interest in Palestine today to many people around the world. A history of Palestine going back 4,000 years. Jerusalem as the centre of culture and religious hope for ...
  • What Will the Baltic States Do?
    Text  Heilperin, Dr. Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 24 Oct 1939, 91-102     What will the Baltic States do, or, what will happen to the Baltic States? A description of the Baltic States, with some history. Addressing the questions, "Why are there so many of them and why are they so small?" The people in the Baltic States, their history, language, politics. Latvians, ...
    Text  Heilperin, Dr. Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 24 Oct 1939, 91-102   What will the Baltic States do, or, what will happen to the Baltic States? A description of the Baltic States, with some history. Addressing the questions, "Why are there so ...
  • Back From Russia
    Text  McEachern, Ronald A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1957), 22 Nov 1956, 85-98     A travel story. How the speaker came to go to Russia. The open Russian door for the first time since the Second World War. Some facts about the Communist world. A detailed description of the speaker's trip, which included the following topics. Foreign visitors to Russia; tourism; the food; taking ...
    Text  McEachern, Ronald A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1957), 22 Nov 1956, 85-98   A travel story. How the speaker came to go to Russia. The open Russian door for the first time since the Second World War. Some facts about the Communist world. ...
  • Britain Sees It Through
    Text  Drew, Lieut.-Colonel The Hon. George A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 11 Jan 1944, 213-224     What Britain is like in the fifth year of war. A number of impressions from the speaker's visit. Signs of destruction less noticeable. Lots of buildings in need of repair and paint. First impressions that prove misleading. War as part of Londoner's daily life. A picture of Britain as the ...
    Text  Drew, Lieut.-Colonel The Hon. George A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 11 Jan 1944, 213-224   What Britain is like in the fifth year of war. A number of impressions from the speaker's visit. Signs of destruction less noticeable. Lots of buildings in need of repair ...
  • Empire Relations
    Text  Cobham, Viscount, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1937), 19 Nov 1936, 103-111     Empire relations in the broadest sense. The Empire overseas very largely misunderstood until a politician of singular vision, Mr. Joseph Chamberlain, first began to develop the idea of the great family of nations which forms the British Empire. The great shock of the first World War. After the war, Great ...
    Text  Cobham, Viscount, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1937), 19 Nov 1936, 103-111   Empire relations in the broadest sense. The Empire overseas very largely misunderstood until a politician of singular vision, Mr. Joseph Chamberlain, first began to develop the idea of the great ...
  • Music In A Disordered World
    Text  Johnson, Edward, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 29 Dec 1932, 350-355     The art of experiencing pleasure through hearing as one of our most primitive and precious possessions. The pleasure implicit in music, an art which since time immemorial has swayed the emotions of humanity and which, especially at this time, has an important bearing on our mind and spirit in a ...
    Text  Johnson, Edward, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 29 Dec 1932, 350-355   The art of experiencing pleasure through hearing as one of our most primitive and precious possessions. The pleasure implicit in music, an art which since time immemorial has swayed the ...
  • Democracies and Exhibitions
    Text  The Right Honourable The Earl of Elgin and Kincardine, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 17 Nov 1938, 110-121     The speaker's grandfather and great grandfather and their connection with the building up of Canadian history. The duty to carry on tradition so far as one is able. Admiration for the early explorers: Champlain, Cabot, Cartier. A description of the speaker's journey to Montreal by way of the St. Lawrence. ...
    Text  The Right Honourable The Earl of Elgin and Kincardine, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 17 Nov 1938, 110-121   The speaker's grandfather and great grandfather and their connection with the building up of Canadian history. The duty to carry on tradition so far as one is able. Admiration for ...
  • Medicare in Canada
    Text  Jones, Dr. R.O., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1966), 24 Feb 1966, 222-234     A statement regarding the attitude of the Canadian Medical Association on what is apparently one of the hottest issues in Canada at the present moment: "medicare" by which the speaker refers to the insurance of physician services to the people of Canada. The honest wish of all parties concerned to ...
    Text  Jones, Dr. R.O., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1966), 24 Feb 1966, 222-234   A statement regarding the attitude of the Canadian Medical Association on what is apparently one of the hottest issues in Canada at the present moment: "medicare" by which the speaker ...
  • Present Day Problems
    Text  Hepburn, the Honourable Mitchell F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 15 Dec 1938, 153-170     Saving Canada. The speaker's belief in one Canada, not nine Canadas. Canadians now passing through a transition period which is taxing the capacities of those charged with the responsibility of shaping public policy. Ontario's share of contributions to the national revenue: one-half. The inroads which are being made today upon ...
    Text  Hepburn, the Honourable Mitchell F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 15 Dec 1938, 153-170   Saving Canada. The speaker's belief in one Canada, not nine Canadas. Canadians now passing through a transition period which is taxing the capacities of those charged with the responsibility of ...
  • World Political Changes and Their Effect on Defence
    Text  Harkness, The Honourable Douglas S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 14 Nov 1963, 92-100     Discussion in recent years on what Canada's defence policy should be. Two directly opposite political tendencies, or movements, at work. The move towards nationalism and national sovereignty all over the world. The necessity to maintain the nuclear deterrent of the West. The rising power of China. China's challenge to Russia. ...
    Text  Harkness, The Honourable Douglas S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 14 Nov 1963, 92-100   Discussion in recent years on what Canada's defence policy should be. Two directly opposite political tendencies, or movements, at work. The move towards nationalism and national sovereignty all over the ...
  • 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 ...
  • Independent Schools, Independent Thinkers
    Text  Belash, Dr. Rachel, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 21 Nov 1996, 219-230     The speaker's background in education, even in her family life. Some aspects of independent education in Canada, as reflected in the speaker's experience at Branksome Hall. The speaker's belief that "Independence creates value." The benefits of independence. The challenges that emerge when schools are not totally free to govern themselves. ...
    Text  Belash, Dr. Rachel, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 21 Nov 1996, 219-230   The speaker's background in education, even in her family life. Some aspects of independent education in Canada, as reflected in the speaker's experience at Branksome Hall. The speaker's belief that ...
  • Why Britain Still Leads
    Text  Bready, Dr. J. Wesley, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 25 Apr 1940, 457-471     The world's arch-tragedy today. Germany and her vassal states, Russia, Italy and Japan flattened under the steam roller of a system of military dictation. Free people today the world over looking increasingly to Britain for guidance, leadership and defence. The forces of liberty and conscience assembling beneath Britain's banner and ...
    Text  Bready, Dr. J. Wesley, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 25 Apr 1940, 457-471   The world's arch-tragedy today. Germany and her vassal states, Russia, Italy and Japan flattened under the steam roller of a system of military dictation. Free people today the world over ...
  • Aluminium Limited and International Trade
    Text  Davis, Nathanael V., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 2 Feb 1956, 189-198     Shareholders of the speaker's company in Toronto and Montreal. Toronto's links with the aluminum industry. The subject of Aluminium Limited's growth and its position in international trade. The story of a group of companies, originally small subsidiaries of an American company, coming of age 27 years ago as an independent ...
    Text  Davis, Nathanael V., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 2 Feb 1956, 189-198   Shareholders of the speaker's company in Toronto and Montreal. Toronto's links with the aluminum industry. The subject of Aluminium Limited's growth and its position in international trade. The story of ...
  • 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 ...
  • Representation Abroad
    Text  Greene, Kenneth Alfred, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 10 Apr 1952, 330-341     The fundamental aim of foreign policy as part and parcel of our national aspirations. Projects which are now going forward toward the development of Canada into a nation of international consequence. The prevention of another war the principal aim of our foreign policy. The need for a strong and healthy ...
    Text  Greene, Kenneth Alfred, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 10 Apr 1952, 330-341   The fundamental aim of foreign policy as part and parcel of our national aspirations. Projects which are now going forward toward the development of Canada into a nation of international ...
  • Department of Planning and Development Functions and Objectives
    Text  Griesinger, Honourable William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 20 Apr 1950, 314-323     The Department of Planning and Development organized in 1945. Growth since then. Activities under its jurisdiction. Some facts and figures on what this Department has accomplished. Administrative structure. A report on each of the following Branches of the Department follows. The Branches are: Conservation; Community Planning; Immigration; Housing; Trade and ...
    Text  Griesinger, Honourable William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 20 Apr 1950, 314-323   The Department of Planning and Development organized in 1945. Growth since then. Activities under its jurisdiction. Some facts and figures on what this Department has accomplished. Administrative structure. A report ...
  • New Brunswick—1963
    Text  Robichaud, The Honourable Louis, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 31 Oct 1963, 70-80     Some remarks on Canada, Canadians, the F.L.Q., and Canadian Confederation. The economy of New Brunswick and the Atlantic Provinces, "as it has been and as it is now emerging in relation to the national economy." Well-intentioned measures designed to bolster the regional economy, but that ignore the real issues. The ...
    Text  Robichaud, The Honourable Louis, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 31 Oct 1963, 70-80   Some remarks on Canada, Canadians, the F.L.Q., and Canadian Confederation. The economy of New Brunswick and the Atlantic Provinces, "as it has been and as it is now emerging in ...
  • The Christian Minority in the World of Tomorrow
    Text  Howse, Rev. Ernest M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1962), 25 Jan 1962, 134-148     A few representative experiences and impressions chosen from the speaker's experience at the Assembly of the World Council of Churches in New Delhi. A description of India and Indian life. The problem of population and the increase of population. Economic and social conditions found in India. The work of the ...
    Text  Howse, Rev. Ernest M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1962), 25 Jan 1962, 134-148   A few representative experiences and impressions chosen from the speaker's experience at the Assembly of the World Council of Churches in New Delhi. A description of India and Indian life. ...
  • A Revolution in Communications
    Text  Gates, Bill, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 25 Jul 1996, 47-60     How the advances in computer technology represent a revolution in communications and how this is going to reshape every business that there is today and even redefine the way we think of entertainment, the way we think of politics and perhaps most exciting how we think of education. Some miracle ...
    Text  Gates, Bill, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 25 Jul 1996, 47-60   How the advances in computer technology represent a revolution in communications and how this is going to reshape every business that there is today and even redefine the way we ...
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