EST. 1903 - Presenting global influential leaders from business, labour, education & government through events
Drew, The Honourable George A.
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Questions to ask: What is our peace target for tomorrow; what is the real goal for which we are striving; what is our real vision of our own future. Canadians' desire for jobs and personal security. Much thought, writing, discussion and constructive action being directed toward these goals in Canada as well as other countries. The material success of another or smaller community dependent on its technical and vocational training; the unity and survival of the nation dependent upon the extent to which people have reached agreement about their own national and social objectives. The importance of history and an understanding of history in facing the future. The need for positive action in order to prevent war. Why the League of Nations failed to preserve peace. The continuing need for military power. Taking our part as a nation in a collective world organization to maintain peace after this war; an examination of what that means. Canada as a member of the British Commonwealth and Empire: determining what that means. The value of that partnership for Canada. Developing the Pan-British Union. The vital part which co-operation between the different parts of the British Empire played in the Great War. Examples of the success of co-operation. Canada and a United Empire.