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  • The Free World Partnership
    Text  Baron Tweedsmuir of Elsfield and Lady Tweedsmuir, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 18 Jan 1951, 179-191     Lord Tweedsmuir Russia's intentions. The British Commonwealth. The recent conference of Commonwealth Prime Ministers. Focus on the Far East. The most significant event in the last six years of Communism engulfing China and China in turn engulfing Tibet. Fighting in Korea, Indo-China, and Malaya. The concept of the "rice bowl" ...
    Text  Baron Tweedsmuir of Elsfield and Lady Tweedsmuir, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 18 Jan 1951, 179-191   Lord Tweedsmuir Russia's intentions. The British Commonwealth. The recent conference of Commonwealth Prime Ministers. Focus on the Far East. The most significant event in the last six years of Communism ...
  • The European Checkerboard
    Text  Frost, Rex, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 30 Mar 1939, 328-347     The proposal to supplement the present British Cabinet by a Minister from each of the self-governing Dominions. Facing certain facts today which, in their post-Munich form, provide some vision for the future in eastern and south-eastern Europe. A few illustrations of developments in Czecho-Slovakia since Adolf Hitler annexed the Sudeten ...
    Text  Frost, Rex, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 30 Mar 1939, 328-347   The proposal to supplement the present British Cabinet by a Minister from each of the self-governing Dominions. Facing certain facts today which, in their post-Munich form, provide some vision for ...
  • The State and Foreign Trade
    Text  Mathieson, George S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 7 Nov 1946, 70-86     The current Foreign Trade Week in Toronto. Foreign Trade as one of the most vital elements in the Canadian economy. The incapability of 12 million people in Canada to absorb the abundance of wealth that Canada can, and does produce, both industrially and agriculturally. The importance of the channels of ...
    Text  Mathieson, George S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 7 Nov 1946, 70-86   The current Foreign Trade Week in Toronto. Foreign Trade as one of the most vital elements in the Canadian economy. The incapability of 12 million people in Canada to absorb ...
  • The Puzzling Years Ahead
    Text  Thomson, Roy H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 12 Apr 1945, 409-426     Conditions in Great Britain and in France. The speaker's observations during his few weeks in the United Kingdom and France, with many anecdotes and illustrative examples. An understanding of what the people of Britain are going through today and of what they have gone through in the past five and ...
    Text  Thomson, Roy H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 12 Apr 1945, 409-426   Conditions in Great Britain and in France. The speaker's observations during his few weeks in the United Kingdom and France, with many anecdotes and illustrative examples. An understanding of what ...
  • Canada's To-day
    Text  Rogge, Herbert H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 18 Feb 1954, 202-219     Being future minded in Canada. The speaker's company celebrating its fiftieth anniversary by sponsoring the Conference on Canada's Tomorrow held in Quebec City last November. Some of Canada's important personalities who participated. Some forecasts for Canada looked at during this Conference. The nature and degree of Canada's progress in the ...
    Text  Rogge, Herbert H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 18 Feb 1954, 202-219   Being future minded in Canada. The speaker's company celebrating its fiftieth anniversary by sponsoring the Conference on Canada's Tomorrow held in Quebec City last November. Some of Canada's important personalities ...
  • Overseas Settlement
    Text  Lovat, Major General Lord, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 22 Aug 1928, 179-184     The progress or consolidation of the Empire that has been going on in the last year or two. The last three years fraught with significance for the future: a review. The 1926 Imperial Conference. Lord Balfour's definition of the status of the dominions. 1927 a year devoted by the dominions ...
    Text  Lovat, Major General Lord, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 22 Aug 1928, 179-184   The progress or consolidation of the Empire that has been going on in the last year or two. The last three years fraught with significance for the future: a review. ...
  • The Threat to World Freedom
    Text  Slaght, Arthur Graeme, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 7 Oct 1948, 1-15     A few things about Canada which, when marshalled and collected, are truly astounding. Ways in which Canada is unique amongst the nations of the world. Why Canadians are the luckiest people in the world. The chance to lose it all. Why Canada and the Anglo-Saxon world of today are faced ...
    Text  Slaght, Arthur Graeme, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 7 Oct 1948, 1-15   A few things about Canada which, when marshalled and collected, are truly astounding. Ways in which Canada is unique amongst the nations of the world. Why Canadians are the luckiest ...
  • Where Canada?—From An Albertan's Point of View
    Text  Lougheed, E.P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1966), 17 Mar 1966, 265-275     Where Canada is heading from the point of view of an Albertan. A brief sketch of Alberta, and the Alberta scene today. Then, a detailed response to two questions: What sort of a perspective and outlook has this new Alberta? Where Canada? The response to the second question includes a ...
    Text  Lougheed, E.P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1966), 17 Mar 1966, 265-275   Where Canada is heading from the point of view of an Albertan. A brief sketch of Alberta, and the Alberta scene today. Then, a detailed response to two questions: What ...
  • Man in Management
    Text  Child, Arthur J.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1971), 15 Oct 1970, 55-68     The meat packing industry. What the people in the meat packing industry do. The size of the industry. Some specific details of the daily activity in the meat packing industry. Some history. The failure of the original concept of a meat packing industry to supply beef to Great Britain, and ...
    Text  Child, Arthur J.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1971), 15 Oct 1970, 55-68   The meat packing industry. What the people in the meat packing industry do. The size of the industry. Some specific details of the daily activity in the meat packing industry. ...
  • Turner Valley—Its Resources and Possibilities
    Text  Campbell, W.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 10 Feb 1938, 227-244     The production, development, marketing and transporting of Canadian oil to Canadians. The supply of oil. A description of the extent of the oil field and the potential of approximately 500 million barrels of oil. Evidence of the recovery that could be obtained. Discovering the value of the oil. Securing the ...
    Text  Campbell, W.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 10 Feb 1938, 227-244   The production, development, marketing and transporting of Canadian oil to Canadians. The supply of oil. A description of the extent of the oil field and the potential of approximately 500 ...
  • The Theatre As We Know It
    Text  Hardwicke, Sir Cedric, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 13 Oct 1938, 41-54     The speaker's experience in the theatre over the last 25 years. His witness to the theatre ceasing to be an important aspect of the town. Comments on the general lack of knowledge of the theatre. A discussion of the need for a theatre. Trying to do something to get back ...
    Text  Hardwicke, Sir Cedric, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 13 Oct 1938, 41-54   The speaker's experience in the theatre over the last 25 years. His witness to the theatre ceasing to be an important aspect of the town. Comments on the general lack ...
  • The Inception and Production of Detour
    Text  Wood, Lieutenant J.E.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 6 Feb 1947, 188-199     The story of Oflag IVC, and the Canadian "Escape King", Lt. Bill Miller, Royal Canadian Engineers. The Dieppe Raid of August 19, 1942. A positive response to the questions, "Was it worth while? Was the raid a success?" A review of the situation up to the summer of 1942. The ...
    Text  Wood, Lieutenant J.E.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 6 Feb 1947, 188-199   The story of Oflag IVC, and the Canadian "Escape King", Lt. Bill Miller, Royal Canadian Engineers. The Dieppe Raid of August 19, 1942. A positive response to the questions, "Was ...
  • An Address by Dag Hammarskjold
    Text  Hammarskjold, Dag, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 25 Feb 1954, 220-229     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada with The United Nations Association of Canada (Toronto Branch). Hearing from Canada the voice of reason and enlightenment, rejecting the extremes of partisanship, seeking patiently the common ground for men of good will, yet always standing firm upon the basic principles ...
    Text  Hammarskjold, Dag, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 25 Feb 1954, 220-229   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada with The United Nations Association of Canada (Toronto Branch). Hearing from Canada the voice of reason and enlightenment, rejecting the extremes ...
  • China '67—Fact Or Myth?
    Text  Fraser, Blair, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1967), 12 Jan 1967, 148-160     What the speaker saw in China. Reports of riots in India in the Chinese press, as proof that the capitalist system is breaking down. News treatment of China in the Western press. "Big character posters." The Red Guards. Closed schools and universities as one aspect, and by far the most ...
    Text  Fraser, Blair, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1967), 12 Jan 1967, 148-160   What the speaker saw in China. Reports of riots in India in the Chinese press, as proof that the capitalist system is breaking down. News treatment of China in the ...
  • Realism or Fatalism
    Text  Gordon, Donald, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1962), 12 Mar 1962, 213-225     A joint meeting of The Empire Club and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Some questions that cannot be avoided "as one looks at the state of the world we are living in." Having "said that war is impossible and that there is no alternative to peace, how then is peace ...
    Text  Gordon, Donald, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1962), 12 Mar 1962, 213-225   A joint meeting of The Empire Club and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Some questions that cannot be avoided "as one looks at the state of the world we are ...
  • Science and the Aerospace Industry
    Text  Jones, Thomas V., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 14 Jan 1965, 163-172     The broad trend of scientific effort and the aerospace industry's interest in it. A technology industry dependent to a great extent on an informed understanding of how technical effort can best be applied. The primary concern five years ago, and now. The need for each satellite to serve some specific ...
    Text  Jones, Thomas V., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 14 Jan 1965, 163-172   The broad trend of scientific effort and the aerospace industry's interest in it. A technology industry dependent to a great extent on an informed understanding of how technical effort can ...
  • The Merchant Navy: The Fourth Arm of the Fighting Services
    Text  Randles, Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 19 Mar 1942, 326-339     Some facts about the Merchant Navy. The speaker's background in Ocean Steamship traffic. The need for secrecy as regards the movements of ships. The speaker's function as defined by Order-in-Council. The welfare of the Merchant Seamen. The need for some place for the seamen to go, when in Canadian ports. ...
    Text  Randles, Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 19 Mar 1942, 326-339   Some facts about the Merchant Navy. The speaker's background in Ocean Steamship traffic. The need for secrecy as regards the movements of ships. The speaker's function as defined by Order-in-Council. ...
  • Some Aspects of Modern Diplomacy
    Text  Merchant, The Honorable Livingston T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1957), 7 Mar 1957, 263-277     The function of diplomacy to defend the vital interests of a country and to exhaust every means of honorably resolving conflicts of interest; resolving them by negotiation in the unceasing effort to establish an enduring peace with justice. The speaker's fascination with, and remarks on, the Congress of Vienna nearly ...
    Text  Merchant, The Honorable Livingston T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1957), 7 Mar 1957, 263-277   The function of diplomacy to defend the vital interests of a country and to exhaust every means of honorably resolving conflicts of interest; resolving them by negotiation in the unceasing ...
  • Women 1830 and 1930
    Text  Wilson, Honourable Cairine M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 20 Nov 1930, 293-299     Ladies Day Giving credit to the members of the female sex, who have struggled so long and courageously for the privileges which are accepted naturally today. A look at women in various societies and cultures throughout the past centuries; their status, position, education, and self-worth. Employment historically open to women. ...
    Text  Wilson, Honourable Cairine M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 20 Nov 1930, 293-299   Ladies Day Giving credit to the members of the female sex, who have struggled so long and courageously for the privileges which are accepted naturally today. A look at women ...
  • Two Thousand Years of Democracy
    Text  Peterson, Henry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 3 Apr 1941, 456-469     Mankind today searching for a better way of life. Becoming enlightened by the sage of the Chinese people. Why and how this way of life has worked for so long. Why other old civilizations were ploughed under. Examining our belief that our ills are basically economic, transcending political and social ...
    Text  Peterson, Henry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 3 Apr 1941, 456-469   Mankind today searching for a better way of life. Becoming enlightened by the sage of the Chinese people. Why and how this way of life has worked for so long. ...
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