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  • The Arctic Regions of Canada
    Text  Bernier, Captain J.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 20 Dec 1909, 67-76     The immense territory in the North that the Imperial Government gave to Canada in 1880. The lack of effort, even by the Canadian people, to use what England had given us. What it cost the British Empire to obtain this land. The speaker, in his expeditions, following John Franklin and ...
    Text  Bernier, Captain J.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 20 Dec 1909, 67-76   The immense territory in the North that the Imperial Government gave to Canada in 1880. The lack of effort, even by the Canadian people, to use what England had given ...
  • Australia: Political and General Conditions
    Text  Larke, J.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 19 Oct 1905, 9-21     Something about Australia. The exact character of the Australians and the conditions of Australia difficult to convey. The amount of nonsense written about Australia, with illustrative instances. A description of what one would see upon going to Sydney. The sheep industry. Exports and import figures. Government administration changes. Population figures. ...
    Text  Larke, J.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 19 Oct 1905, 9-21   Something about Australia. The exact character of the Australians and the conditions of Australia difficult to convey. The amount of nonsense written about Australia, with illustrative instances. A description of ...
  • The Australian Commonwealth
    Text  Ross, Hon. George W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 12 Nov 1908, 30-39     Comparing trade relations with the Empire and with the Colonies of the Empire, and with foreign countries, so that we can really understand the sources and fluctuations of these relations. The importance of studying the constitution of other colonies, the difference between a self-governing Colony and a Crown Colony, and ...
    Text  Ross, Hon. George W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 12 Nov 1908, 30-39   Comparing trade relations with the Empire and with the Colonies of the Empire, and with foreign countries, so that we can really understand the sources and fluctuations of these relations. ...
  • Australian Political Development
    Text  McColl, Hon. J.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 15 Apr 1909, 197-211     The increasing community of interest between Canada and Australia. Our commonalities. How the very diversities that exist in climate and situation and in products forms another bond of interest in dovetailing into needs here. Differences in our pasts. Working out the great social, political and industrial problems which the complex ...
    Text  McColl, Hon. J.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 15 Apr 1909, 197-211   The increasing community of interest between Canada and Australia. Our commonalities. How the very diversities that exist in climate and situation and in products forms another bond of interest in ...
  • The Banking Systems of Canada and the United States
    Text  Stewart, D.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 14 Dec 1905, 86-96     Some general comments about the banking business. A duty owed to the public to disseminate accurate information regarding this subject, as it is one upon which the commercial, agricultural and industrial prosperity of the Dominion is vitally dependent. The detriment to any country and demoralization to its people if there ...
    Text  Stewart, D.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 14 Dec 1905, 86-96   Some general comments about the banking business. A duty owed to the public to disseminate accurate information regarding this subject, as it is one upon which the commercial, agricultural and ...
  • Britain's Experience of Public Ownership
    Text  Smith, W. Richmond, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 22 Feb 1906, 184-203     The speaker's belief in the principle of municipal ownership of all essential public utilities. His regard as little short of criminal that any Municipal Council would part with the ownership and ultimate control of a franchise involving the use of the streets for the creation of a public service used ...
    Text  Smith, W. Richmond, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 22 Feb 1906, 184-203   The speaker's belief in the principle of municipal ownership of all essential public utilities. His regard as little short of criminal that any Municipal Council would part with the ownership ...
  • The British and the Metric Systems
    Text  Dupuis, Professor N.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1907), 25 Apr 1907, 337-351     The interest or lack thereof, in the Metric system of weights and measures. The attempt by those who believe in the Metric system to convince people of its merits; doing their best to have our Government commit itself to the Metric system. Speaking of the Metric system from a scientific ...
    Text  Dupuis, Professor N.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1907), 25 Apr 1907, 337-351   The interest or lack thereof, in the Metric system of weights and measures. The attempt by those who believe in the Metric system to convince people of its merits; doing ...
  • British Diplomacy
    Text  Neville, R.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 18 Nov 1908, 40-57     The idea of universal dominion which cursed the world from the fall of Babylon to the fall of Napoleon, with its highest exemplification in the Roman Empire. Now the aggressive Imperialism which aims at the establishment of universal dominion upon the ruins of the national liberties of the civilized world ...
    Text  Neville, R.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 18 Nov 1908, 40-57   The idea of universal dominion which cursed the world from the fall of Babylon to the fall of Napoleon, with its highest exemplification in the Roman Empire. Now the aggressive ...
  • British Diplomacy and Canadian Responsibilities
    Text  Greenwood, Hamar, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 13 Sep 1907, 15-20     Speaking from the point of view of the home country, and of a man who views the British Empire from the royal palace of Westminster and from the Colonial Office, and not so much as one who so often in Canada views the Empire only from the local platform. The ...
    Text  Greenwood, Hamar, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 13 Sep 1907, 15-20   Speaking from the point of view of the home country, and of a man who views the British Empire from the royal palace of Westminster and from the Colonial Office, ...
  • British Politicians
    Text  Hossack, Duncan C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 12 Mar 1908, 188-198     A word about the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Sir H. Campbell-Bannerman, who will soon be obliged to retire from the high position which he has filled with distinction. Some discoveries about Sir Campbell-Bannerman. The difficult task he faced when he came into prominence in the British Parliament. Subsequent ...
    Text  Hossack, Duncan C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 12 Mar 1908, 188-198   A word about the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Sir H. Campbell-Bannerman, who will soon be obliged to retire from the high position which he has filled with distinction. ...
  • The Business Man and the Churches
    Text  Macdonald, Rev. J.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 20 Feb 1908, 169-177     The increased interest by Canadian business men in the work of the churches. Some illustrative instances. The Laymen's Movement. Reasons for this increased interest. A growing sense that the life of a man is too big, too vital, too abundant, to be confined within the narrow lines that lead merely ...
    Text  Macdonald, Rev. J.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 20 Feb 1908, 169-177   The increased interest by Canadian business men in the work of the churches. Some illustrative instances. The Laymen's Movement. Reasons for this increased interest. A growing sense that the life ...
  • Canada and British Tariff Reform
    Text  Mosely, Alfred, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 20 Dec 1905, 97-106     The question of tariff reform which affects us one and all. The present conditions of the workers in Great Britain. The wish by the British to work, to extend commerce, to give education. The concept of "dumping" and what it means. The precarious position of manufacturers. A review of the ...
    Text  Mosely, Alfred, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 20 Dec 1905, 97-106   The question of tariff reform which affects us one and all. The present conditions of the workers in Great Britain. The wish by the British to work, to extend commerce, ...
  • Canada and Imperial Defence
    Text  Mason, Lieut.-Col. James; Grier, Major E. Wyly, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 15 Mar 1906, 219-229     Lieut.-Colonel James Mason: Canada contributing to the defence of the Empire as something that should be regarded not only as a duty but as a necessity; why that is so. The need for a large and efficient navy and army to protect and to defend the British Empire's possessions and ...
    Text  Mason, Lieut.-Col. James; Grier, Major E. Wyly, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 15 Mar 1906, 219-229   Lieut.-Colonel James Mason: Canada contributing to the defence of the Empire as something that should be regarded not only as a duty but as a necessity; why that is so. ...
  • Canada and the Empire
    Text  Clark, Rev. Professor, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 12 Oct 1905, 271-278     The deep interest and keen sympathy for the subject "Canada and the Empire." Making sure that our own sympathies and lines of action rest not on momentary feelings but on deep and broad principles which will stand the test of time and the change of circumstance. The attitude towards Colonial ...
    Text  Clark, Rev. Professor, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 12 Oct 1905, 271-278   The deep interest and keen sympathy for the subject "Canada and the Empire." Making sure that our own sympathies and lines of action rest not on momentary feelings but on ...
  • Canada as a Field for the Solution of Imperial Problems
    Text  Falconer, Rev. R.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 26 Mar 1908, 199-208     The Dominion of Canada as proof to the world of the mastery, the masterfulness, of Great Britain as a colonizing power. The fascination about our history, and with it a great deal of natural beauty which forms a background for the great problems of Empire that have been solved in ...
    Text  Falconer, Rev. R.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 26 Mar 1908, 199-208   The Dominion of Canada as proof to the world of the mastery, the masterfulness, of Great Britain as a colonizing power. The fascination about our history, and with it a ...
  • Canada's Position in the Empire
    Text  Cockshutt, W.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 12 May 1905, 242-251     Canada's position in the Empire in trade, defence and citizenship. The hope of many Canadians for Preferential Trade, and what the City of Toronto has done to further this idea. Toronto as the centre of these great Imperial questions. Ways in which Preferential Trade has been tried in Canada to ...
    Text  Cockshutt, W.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 12 May 1905, 242-251   Canada's position in the Empire in trade, defence and citizenship. The hope of many Canadians for Preferential Trade, and what the City of Toronto has done to further this idea. ...
  • A Canadian Cable to Japan
    Text  Neville, R.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 18 Feb 1909, 129-133     The speaker's observation that the North Pacific Ocean and the northern countries of Asia adjacent thereto are the only important parts of the commercial world which are not served by British cables. Reasons for this lack. Progress in recent years in both Canada and Japan. Some similarities and differences between ...
    Text  Neville, R.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 18 Feb 1909, 129-133   The speaker's observation that the North Pacific Ocean and the northern countries of Asia adjacent thereto are the only important parts of the commercial world which are not served by ...
  • Canadian Industries, Preference and Reciprocity
    Text  George, W.K., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 1 Dec 1904, 42-51     The importance of manufacturing industries to Canada. How largely our manufacturing industries bulk in the commerce of our country: some statistics. Almost every industry in Canada today here on account of the measure of protection which has been afforded to it: ways in which that is so. The greatest folly ...
    Text  George, W.K., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 1 Dec 1904, 42-51   The importance of manufacturing industries to Canada. How largely our manufacturing industries bulk in the commerce of our country: some statistics. Almost every industry in Canada today here on account ...
  • Canadian Journalism
    Text  Pense, E.J.B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 8 Mar 1906, 213-218     The thought of this subject precipitated by a criticism from a weekly journalist of Toronto. A defence. The loyalty of the local press as a community's best asset. The Press as the star of empire that westward pointed the Canadian way. The "Gazette." A brief review of Canada's history as ...
    Text  Pense, E.J.B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 8 Mar 1906, 213-218   The thought of this subject precipitated by a criticism from a weekly journalist of Toronto. A defence. The loyalty of the local press as a community's best asset. The Press ...
  • The Canadian National Character
    Text  Hutton, Professor Maurice, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1904), 11 Feb 1904, 68-73     Looking at Plato's ideal state and the characteristics of his paragon. Suggesting that Canadians might fit this ideal character. Having in Canada all the ancient blends which we brought over from our forefathers. Providing Plato with what he wants in the shape of nation building, and how we may do ...
    Text  Hutton, Professor Maurice, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1904), 11 Feb 1904, 68-73   Looking at Plato's ideal state and the characteristics of his paragon. Suggesting that Canadians might fit this ideal character. Having in Canada all the ancient blends which we brought over ...
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