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  • After War, Peace Complications, From the Viewpoint of Europe
    Text  Donald, Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1921), 11 Aug 1920, 271-289     After-war conditions, not looking very hopeful. The chaos which exists in Europe today, and to what that is due. The Peace Treaty, which made no provision for peace. An illustration. Another difficulty of how to get Germany started working, and why that is necessary, especially for the financial condition of ...
    Text  Donald, Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1921), 11 Aug 1920, 271-289   After-war conditions, not looking very hopeful. The chaos which exists in Europe today, and to what that is due. The Peace Treaty, which made no provision for peace. An illustration. ...
  • America's Greatest Achievement
    Text  MacDonald, Dr. J.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 2 Feb 1915, 44-53     Today American looking back to Europe to the ancient homes of our peoples in Britain, in France, in Germany, in the Low Countries, in Italy, and in the Near East. Asking what America has to show and what has Europe to learn? The two English-speaking nations of North America standing ...
    Text  MacDonald, Dr. J.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 2 Feb 1915, 44-53   Today American looking back to Europe to the ancient homes of our peoples in Britain, in France, in Germany, in the Low Countries, in Italy, and in the Near East. ...
  • Antarctic Exploration
    Text  Mawson, Sir Douglas, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 22 Jan 1915, 35-43     Support form Adelaide University for scientific expeditions. The speaker's connection to the Empire, and his interest in Canada. Reference to Dr. Machell from Ontario on the Shackleton expedition, medical man on the "Nimrod." The British Empire as a phase in the unification of the world. The British Empire suffering severely ...
    Text  Mawson, Sir Douglas, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 22 Jan 1915, 35-43   Support form Adelaide University for scientific expeditions. The speaker's connection to the Empire, and his interest in Canada. Reference to Dr. Machell from Ontario on the Shackleton expedition, medical man ...
  • The Artillery at Passchendaele
    Text  Massie, Major Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 17 Jan 1918, 86-96     the work this year at the front. Increases in terms of shell fire and difficulty over 1916. Daily casualties. Worsening ground conditions. The exceedingly good work done by other branches of the service such as aeroplane observation, medical corps, engineers and transport, with specific instances. The speaker's personal experience of ...
    Text  Massie, Major Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 17 Jan 1918, 86-96   the work this year at the front. Increases in terms of shell fire and difficulty over 1916. Daily casualties. Worsening ground conditions. The exceedingly good work done by other branches ...
  • The Battle Lines of the 1914-18 War Revisited
    Text  Mackay, The Hon. Lt. Col. J. Keiller, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1962), 29 Mar 1962, 241-250     The Military Cemetery east of the town of Mons in Belgium and two special memorial stones. Some aspects of the terrible conflict which raged between the making of these two graves. An exploration and review of World War I. The great loss suffered during those years. The loss to the ...
    Text  Mackay, The Hon. Lt. Col. J. Keiller, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1962), 29 Mar 1962, 241-250   The Military Cemetery east of the town of Mons in Belgium and two special memorial stones. Some aspects of the terrible conflict which raged between the making of these two ...
  • Belgium and the Belgians
    Text  O'Hagan, Thos., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 22 Apr 1915, 166-172     A story which makes appeal to humanity. The story of a little kingdom, a small people before whom last July there lay two courses, the one leading to peace, preservation, and dishonour, the other leading to the horrors and devastations of the most unhallowed war that has ever enveloped the ...
    Text  O'Hagan, Thos., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 22 Apr 1915, 166-172   A story which makes appeal to humanity. The story of a little kingdom, a small people before whom last July there lay two courses, the one leading to peace, preservation, ...
  • Belgium's Heroic Resistance
    Text  Dancy, S.N., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 4 Mar 1915, 89-104     The speaker, addressing the audience as a Canadian, born in the City of Belleville, of good Canadian parents, who succeeded in going into Germany and looking around behind the German lines, and succeeding in coming back to his native land. The far-reaching nature of the propaganda organised by Germany in ...
    Text  Dancy, S.N., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 4 Mar 1915, 89-104   The speaker, addressing the audience as a Canadian, born in the City of Belleville, of good Canadian parents, who succeeded in going into Germany and looking around behind the German ...
  • Britain At War
    Text  Dent, J.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 15 Apr 1915, 156-165     A picture of the Homeland at this time. One or two cases which bear striking evidence to the long determination and preparation of Germany for the war in which they have involved the world. The inward life of England. The reaction of the English people when war was declared. A ...
    Text  Dent, J.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 15 Apr 1915, 156-165   A picture of the Homeland at this time. One or two cases which bear striking evidence to the long determination and preparation of Germany for the war in which they ...
  • Britain At War
    Text  Gardiner, George W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 27 Sep 1918, 291-298     A story told to illustrate the organization of Germany. The only way to win this war. A consideration of the German organization in the matter of dyes on which the whole world depended. The German mind. The might of Britain and the heroic devotion of those men who were willing ...
    Text  Gardiner, George W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 27 Sep 1918, 291-298   A story told to illustrate the organization of Germany. The only way to win this war. A consideration of the German organization in the matter of dyes on which the ...
  • Britain's Effort
    Text  Rowell, N.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 18 Jan 1917, 371-388     Britain's effort; the part which the United Kingdom itself has played in this great war struggle. The question which British statesmen had to face in the early stages of the war: "how could the free, peace-loving, commercial democracy of Great Britain be transformed into a powerful and effective fighting organization ...
    Text  Rowell, N.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 18 Jan 1917, 371-388   Britain's effort; the part which the United Kingdom itself has played in this great war struggle. The question which British statesmen had to face in the early stages of the ...
  • The British Front in the Great Offensive
    Text  MacKendrick, Lieut.-Col. W.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 27 Mar 1918, 176-187     The speaker's experiences in road building, and how he applied that in France. A detailed description of his experiences in France. A description of the roads built, and of what they were made. How materials were obtained. Obtaining and training the men who did the building of the roads. The ...
    Text  MacKendrick, Lieut.-Col. W.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 27 Mar 1918, 176-187   The speaker's experiences in road building, and how he applied that in France. A detailed description of his experiences in France. A description of the roads built, and of what ...
  • The British Navy
    Text  Wright, Peter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 5 Dec 1918, 407-416     How the British Empire is different from other empires, and how different from the Germans. Reasons why the seamen have stood loyally by the Crown, and used every effort to bring Great Britain successfully through this great war. Gratitude for what the Navy League has done over the last 14 ...
    Text  Wright, Peter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 5 Dec 1918, 407-416   How the British Empire is different from other empires, and how different from the Germans. Reasons why the seamen have stood loyally by the Crown, and used every effort to ...
  • British Women's Work During the War
    Text  Maude, Cyril, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 20 Feb 1919, 132-137     Anecdotes of women's courage and work during the war. Woman, proved to be the most wonderful nationalist. The hope of everyone that both in America and England she is going to prove the most wonderful factor for everlasting peace. Stories of work that women have done in England, and the ...
    Text  Maude, Cyril, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 20 Feb 1919, 132-137   Anecdotes of women's courage and work during the war. Woman, proved to be the most wonderful nationalist. The hope of everyone that both in America and England she is going ...
  • Canada and the Great War
    Text  Borden, Right Hon. Sir Robert L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 5 Dec 1914, 1-14     The spirit which pervades the people of Canada at the present time: the desire to help, sympathy, co-operation, self-sacrifice. The speaker's conviction that the statesmen of Great Britain strove most earnestly to find an honourable way by which peace might be preserved and war avoided. Why it is that war ...
    Text  Borden, Right Hon. Sir Robert L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 5 Dec 1914, 1-14   The spirit which pervades the people of Canada at the present time: the desire to help, sympathy, co-operation, self-sacrifice. The speaker's conviction that the statesmen of Great Britain strove most ...
  • Canada's Achievements and Opportunities in Europe
    Text  Brown, Lieut.-Col. Sir George McLaren, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 4 Feb 1919, 99-108     Canadian achievements overseas, and the prospects for Canada in trade in the future. Canada's participation and sacrifice in the Great War. Some of the speaker's experiences of our soldiers when he visited the Canadian lines. The attitude of the British towards Canadians and other forces from the overseas Dominions. Other ...
    Text  Brown, Lieut.-Col. Sir George McLaren, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 4 Feb 1919, 99-108   Canadian achievements overseas, and the prospects for Canada in trade in the future. Canada's participation and sacrifice in the Great War. Some of the speaker's experiences of our soldiers when ...
  • Canada's Contribution in Men to the Imperial Navy
    Text  Guinness, Capt. Hon. Rupert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 5 Oct 1916, 205-209     The speaker's object today to get the audience interested in his mission to get men for the Royal Navy. Why Great Britain is recruiting for the Navy from the Dominion. Some personal background and history of the speaker. The kind of men wanted. Difficulties involved in recruiting and training. A ...
    Text  Guinness, Capt. Hon. Rupert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 5 Oct 1916, 205-209   The speaker's object today to get the audience interested in his mission to get men for the Royal Navy. Why Great Britain is recruiting for the Navy from the Dominion. ...
  • Canada's Foreign Affairs
    Text  Lash, Z.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 29 Mar 1917, 517-528     A submission by the speaker, a legal argument for his proposition with regard to Canada's status within the Empire and the part she can play in determining her foreign affairs. Great Britain as the nation of the Empire. Canada's lack of autonomy over her own affairs, having no status as ...
    Text  Lash, Z.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 29 Mar 1917, 517-528   A submission by the speaker, a legal argument for his proposition with regard to Canada's status within the Empire and the part she can play in determining her foreign affairs. ...
  • Canada's Place in World Politics
    Text  Eaton, Rev. Charles Aubrey, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 1 Mar 1917, 463-474     Ways in which this war has cast a searing light into the souls of the nations. Revelations about Germany, England, and this beautiful Canada of ours. Our heroic Canadian boys. Three great fundamental facts concerning the general history of mankind, revealed through the war: that democracy is the ultimate end ...
    Text  Eaton, Rev. Charles Aubrey, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 1 Mar 1917, 463-474   Ways in which this war has cast a searing light into the souls of the nations. Revelations about Germany, England, and this beautiful Canada of ours. Our heroic Canadian boys. ...
  • The Canadian Army As I Saw It
    Text  Neil, Rev. Dr. John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 8 Apr 1918, 188-199     The speaker's recent return from overseas, where he was sent by the Military Service Board of the Presbyterian Church to convey greetings to the chaplains and the men. The address is a detailed description of that visit to Great Britain and France, where he saw the Canadian forces in training ...
    Text  Neil, Rev. Dr. John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 8 Apr 1918, 188-199   The speaker's recent return from overseas, where he was sent by the Military Service Board of the Presbyterian Church to convey greetings to the chaplains and the men. The address ...
  • Canadian Empire Builders
    Text  McArthur, Peter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 11 Jan 1917, 360-370     The foundations of Canada laid by wise, poor men, and their names are forgotten. The real work of making Canada a part of the Empire the work that was done by the plain people. The story of the settling of the Canadian wilderness. The incredible hardships faced to make the ...
    Text  McArthur, Peter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 11 Jan 1917, 360-370   The foundations of Canada laid by wise, poor men, and their names are forgotten. The real work of making Canada a part of the Empire the work that was done ...
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