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  • Groups: The Empire Club of Canada Addresses
  • Subject: Developing countries
  • The World Today
    Beck, Thomas H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 22 Jan 1948, 195-208     Observations and impressions from the speaker's recent round-the-world flight by Pan-American Airways. Discouragement from what was seen in Britain because of the enormous difficulties under which the Mother Country is labouring. The spirit of independence throughout the World today which goes far beyond political lines and has even entered into ...
    Beck, Thomas H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 22 Jan 1948, 195-208   Observations and impressions from the speaker's recent round-the-world flight by Pan-American Airways. ...
  • The United Nations To-day
    Romulo, H.E. General Carlos P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 23 Oct 1952, 55-62     A joint meeting with United Nations Association in Canada (Toronto Branch). How the Philippines, together with the rest of the Far East, has become our next-door neighbour. Manila, capital city of the Philippines, less than two days' flying time from Toronto. The earth becoming smaller; our concept of inter-dependence among ...
    Romulo, H.E. General Carlos P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 23 Oct 1952, 55-62   A joint meeting with United Nations Association in Canada (Toronto Branch). How ...
  • Canada and the Colombo Plan
    Cavell, Nik, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 4 Dec 1952, 112-128     A joint meeting with the Toronto Branch, United Nations Association in Canada. A description of the Colombo Plan. Misconceptions about the Plan. The background to its origins. The name of the Plan and from whence it comes. The Commonwealth Consultative Committee; the custodian of the Plan. The Committee's practical plan ...
    Cavell, Nik, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 4 Dec 1952, 112-128   A joint meeting with the Toronto Branch, United Nations Association in Canada. ...
  • The World Bank, Canada, and the Commonwealth
    Black, Eugene R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 9 Apr 1953, 303-314     The Commonwealth as the most important example of international cooperation in existence. The affairs of the World Bank and those of the Commonwealth intertwined at many points. The Bank itself as an international society—a cooperative financial institution of 54 member countries. The World Bank's business to make loans which will ...
    Black, Eugene R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 9 Apr 1953, 303-314   The Commonwealth as the most important example of international cooperation in existence. ...
  • Combined Operations
    Thorneycroft, Peter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1955), 11 Jun 1954, 1-5     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian Club of Toronto and the Board of Trade, Toronto. A look outside the field of Canadian-United Kingdom trade, and see how jointly we should face the world beyond. The certainty that we must face it together, and that ...
    Thorneycroft, Peter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1955), 11 Jun 1954, 1-5   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian ...
  • The Free World's Stake in the Under-Developed Countries
    Williams, Governor G. Mennen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 9 Apr 1959, 299-308     The free world's stake in the underdeveloped countries, particularly the emerging nations in Africa and Asia. Cooperative international action that could be taken by Canada and the United States. Some remembrances of past cooperative actions by Canadians and Americans. A proposal for a new approach to economic aid. The need ...
    Williams, Governor G. Mennen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 9 Apr 1959, 299-308   The free world's stake in the underdeveloped countries, particularly the emerging nations ...
  • Empire Into Commonwealth
    Arden-Clarke, Sir Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 23 Apr 1959, 318-326     The transformation of the old-style Empire of dependent Colonies and Protectorates into a new-style Commonwealth of sovereign independent states and nations. Effects of such transformation. Three questions that the speaker is often asked with regard to this transformation: Is the grant of independence to these African Colonies a new concept ...
    Arden-Clarke, Sir Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 23 Apr 1959, 318-326   The transformation of the old-style Empire of dependent Colonies and Protectorates into ...
  • India and the Sixties
    Venkatachar, The Hon. C.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 28 Jan 1960, 174-186     The accomplishments of India over the past ten years. The significance and meaning of what India has been striving for. The nature of Indian society now and in the past, and in transition. The modernization of India: some decisions made. Democratic processes which provide the institutional framework for India. The ...
    Venkatachar, The Hon. C.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 28 Jan 1960, 174-186   The accomplishments of India over the past ten years. The significance and ...
  • The Soviet Challenge in Asia
    Henderson, Larry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 10 Mar 1960, 242-252     The Soviet challenge in Asia at a time when the Communist economic threat is assuming ever greater proportions. Examples of Khrushchov's economic contributions in various countries. Soviet development of the underdeveloped countries with the proportions of a major political assault on the economies of the free world. Some details of ...
    Henderson, Larry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 10 Mar 1960, 242-252   The Soviet challenge in Asia at a time when the Communist economic ...
  • Peace Through Investment—A challenge to the Capitalist Countries
    Hume, Sir Hubert Nutcombe, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1961), 8 Dec 1960, 140-152     Three reasons why the speaker chose the topic he did. One set of statistics to show the fantastic comparison between someone living in an underdeveloped country and someone from a developed, Western country. The need to invest from the humanitarian viewpoint. The "defence angle" of investment. A detailed discussion of ...
    Hume, Sir Hubert Nutcombe, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1961), 8 Dec 1960, 140-152   Three reasons why the speaker chose the topic he did. One set ...
  • Challenge from the Americas
    Randall, S.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1962), 26 Oct 1961, 22-34     Two examples of merchandising in foreign markets. Prospecting for needers. Great economic changes in Europe. Effect on Canada if we don't prepare. World trade. Uncertain markets. Canada's imbalance of trade, particularly with the United States as one of the largest in the world. Steps taken to solve our present economic ...
    Randall, S.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1962), 26 Oct 1961, 22-34   Two examples of merchandising in foreign markets. Prospecting for needers. Great economic ...
  • The Winds of Change in the New Nations
    Thomson, Roy H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1963), 7 Jan 1963, 112-121     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The speaker addresses the audience nine years after leaving Canada to live in Britain. A re-orientation of thinking for the speaker during that time in terms of world affairs. Seeing the difficulties for Canada, possibly ...
    Thomson, Roy H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1963), 7 Jan 1963, 112-121   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian ...
  • Diamond Jubilee Dinner
    Douglas-Home, The Right Honourable Sir Alec, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 11 Feb 1964, 215-237     Following toasts and other formalities, Sir Alec Douglas-Home begins with a "bold proposition" that there is today a change coming over the world. The speaker offers a broad review of world politics beginning with the state of affairs between the Communist and non-Communist countries, between East and West. Then, a ...
    Douglas-Home, The Right Honourable Sir Alec, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 11 Feb 1964, 215-237   Following toasts and other formalities, Sir Alec Douglas-Home begins with a "bold ...
  • Mining in an Underdeveloped Country of Africa
    Prain, Sir Ronald L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 23 Apr 1964, 351-361     Africa and Rhodesia. Canada and Rhodesia as the two greatest copper producing countries in the Commonwealth. Characteristics of the two widely different backgrounds against which this copper is produced. The failure to bridge the gap between the "have" nations and the "have not" nations. The creation of opportunity in vast ...
    Prain, Sir Ronald L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 23 Apr 1964, 351-361   Africa and Rhodesia. Canada and Rhodesia as the two greatest copper producing ...
  • A New Look At Foreign Aid
    Randall, Hon. S.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1966), 14 Apr 1966, 319-332     Canada's annual expenditure on foreign aid. Response to the questions "Are we getting our money's worth? Why do we give away 400 million dollars? Does it do any good? Should it be more? Should it be less? Just what is the objective?" A clarification of these points by citing some ...
    Randall, Hon. S.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1966), 14 Apr 1966, 319-332   Canada's annual expenditure on foreign aid. Response to the questions "Are we ...
  • India In The Commonwealth
    Desai, M.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1967), 8 Dec 1966, 125-133     The role of India in the Commonwealth. One of the characteristics of India, and of other countries in the Commonwealth. The origin and history of the word and concept of "Empire." A review of the birth of the Commonwealth of Nations and other events after the Second World War. India's ...
    Desai, M.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1967), 8 Dec 1966, 125-133   The role of India in the Commonwealth. One of the characteristics of ...
  • International Development—Canada's Centennial Challenge
    Strong, Maurice F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1967), 26 Jan 1967, 172-186     The widening of the gap between the rich nations and the poor nations over the last decade. Consequences, as seen throughout history, of failing to heed the cries of hungry people on the march. Assistance to the needy and under-privileged beginning with the Christian missionary movement, but large-scale government-to-government aid ...
    Strong, Maurice F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1967), 26 Jan 1967, 172-186   The widening of the gap between the rich nations and the poor ...
  • Using The Commonwealth
    Smith, Arnold, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 5 Oct 1967, 74-92     Seeing and dealing with problems in perspective. Problems in Canada with regard to multi-language and multi-culture. Moving to a united world. The Commonwealth as a Canadian invention: a brief history. What this association has done for Canada. The modern Commonwealth and its importance in the next 20 or 30 years. ...
    Smith, Arnold, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 5 Oct 1967, 74-92   Seeing and dealing with problems in perspective. Problems in Canada with regard ...
  • The Modern Commonwealth
    His Grace The Duke of Devonshire, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 30 Oct 1967, 127-143     The multi-racial Commonwealth. Changes in the Commonwealth over the last 20 years. The Commonwealth today. The Commonwealth's problems and the world's problems due to the astonishing growth that has taken place in the past 18 years. Fostering the ideal of a Commonwealth. The great road that the Commonwealth has to ...
    His Grace The Duke of Devonshire, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 30 Oct 1967, 127-143   The multi-racial Commonwealth. Changes in the Commonwealth over the last 20 years. ...
  • The Economic Challenge to the West
    Jenkins, The Right Hon. Roy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1969), 4 Oct 1968, 1-14     The economic challenge to the Western world. The responsibility and the duty of leadership for preserving world economic order falling on the small group of wealthy economic countries of the West, including the United Kingdom and Canada. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD): the statement of aims. These ...
    Jenkins, The Right Hon. Roy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1969), 4 Oct 1968, 1-14   The economic challenge to the Western world. The responsibility and the duty ...
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