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Some Considerations of Railway Regulation 
Text  McLean, S.J., Some Considerations of Railway Regulation, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 29 Apr 1909, 220-230  The subject of transportation as the most important single economic question in Canada today. Ways in which Canada has been re-made by its transportation facilities. Instances of the early consideration of a systematic policy in regard to transportation and attracting traffic from the adjacent...
Modern British Liberalism and the Empire 
Text  Perks, Sir Robert W., Modern British Liberalism and the Empire, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 27 May 1909, 11-21  The attitude of Modern Liberalism towards some of the problems which confront us. The speaker's personal political background. The Liberal League, the Imperialistic section of the Liberal Party. The speaker's declaration that England is not a decadent and dying nation. Some examples of what gets...
Conditions in South Africa 
Text  Fitzpatrick, Sir J. Percy, Conditions in South Africa, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 22 Oct 1909, 22-29  Acknowledgement and gratitude for the help given to South Africa in the War and in the subsequent period of the reconstruction. The history of South Africa with a steady conflict between two ideals. Putting the case before us without prejudice. One side with the aim at having a Dutch republic in...
Systems of Law Within the Empire 
Text  Denton, His Honour J. Herbert, Systems of Law Within the Empire, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 18 Nov 1909, 30-37  The policy of the British Government not to impose upon conquered people at once and for all time the laws of England, but rather to allow the laws and customs of the people so conquered to remain in the acquired territory so far as the same is practicable. How that policy differs from other...
A Weak Link in the Imperial Chain 
Text  Merritt, Lieut.-Colonel Wm. Hamilton, A Weak Link in the Imperial Chain, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 25 Nov 1909, 38-46  The speaker's plea today for national safety and national defence as advocated by such leagues as the United Service League in England, and the Australian Defence league. Hoping to have a similar league in Canada. Comments on the attitude of the Canadian people to considerations of national...
The Subject and the Empire 
Text  Sweeny, Right Rev. J.F., The Subject and the Empire, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 9 Dec 1909, 47-52  The Empire Club helping, as does the Canadian Club, in the creation, maintenance, and advancement of the Imperialistic idea in this Canada of ours. All that is contained in the single word, "Empire." The vast possessions of the Empire. Speaking of the unit, of the individual, of the isolated...
The Parliamentary Crisis in the United Kingdom 
Text  Marine, Hon. A.B., The Parliamentary Crisis in the United Kingdom, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 16 Dec 1909, 53-66  Two main issues on which the Liberal Party in Great Britain appeals to the Electors for support: principally, on a cry against the House of Lords; subordinately, upon the Budget; sectionally, upon Home Rule for Ireland. The Liberal-Unionists ask support upon a national policy of Tariff Reform,...
The Arctic Regions of Canada 
Text  Bernier, Captain J.E., The Arctic Regions of Canada, 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 those who...
Imperial Defence 
Text  d'Egville, howard, Imperial Defence, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 25 Sep 1908, 11-18  Some broad aspects of our Imperial position in order to promote that consideration and that discussion which can alone tend to the solution of the problems of our Empire. The main purpose of the address to investigate the views of prominent Canadians upon questions of closer co-operation. The real...
Religious Contributions Toward Imperial Unity 
Text  Code, Rev. Canon H.J., Religious Contributions Toward Imperial Unity, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 5 Nov 1908, 19-29  The religious factor of Imperial unity. Man is fundamentally religious. Ways in which that characteristic tells upon all of man's activities. A look at the religious factors throughout history. Today the idea of Imperial unity which, in the British Empire, is a comparatively recent idea. Past...
The Australian Commonwealth 
Text  Ross, Hon. George W., The Australian Commonwealth, 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...
British Diplomacy 
Text  Neville, R.S., British Diplomacy, 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...
The New Criminology 
Text  Archibald, W.P., The New Criminology, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 25 Jan 1906, 137-142  ... cities of the Dominion. The following statement of results have been compiled from figures obtained from the Commissioner of Dominion Police, and I submit them for your consideration: CONVICTS PAROLED 1899-1900 1900-1 1901-2 1902-3 1903-4 1904-5 Total From penitentiaries 71...
Public Ownership of Public Utilities 
Text  White, John Z., Public Ownership of Public Utilities, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 1 Feb 1906, 143-154  ... difficulties. Still, the judge makes a splendid presentation of the cause of private property, giving as his text: "In the beginning the Creator so conditioned mankind, that always underneath him would be the earth, always about him the air, always above him the sky. On this, as a dowry, he started us...
Thomas D'Arcy McGee as an Empire Builder 
Text  Foran, J.K., Thomas D'Arcy McGee as an Empire Builder, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 8 Feb 1906, 155-166  Seeking to raise a corner of the curtain that has long hung between the eyes of the great public and the secret of McGee's wonderful career of less than 40 years; affording to the men of our day a glimpse of the real principles that actuated him, in common with other gifted souls of the same...
Technical Education 
Text  Gogin, D.J., Technical Education, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 15 Feb 1906, 167-183  ...: In 1900 were opened schools for butchers, bakers, shoemakers, chimney-sweeps, and barbers; in 1901 for wood-turners, glaziers, gardeners, confectioners, waggon-makers, and blacksmiths, tailors, photographers, interior decorators, painters' materials; in 1902, for hotel and restaurant waiters...
Britain's Experience of Public Ownership 
Text  Smith, W. Richmond, Britain's Experience of Public Ownership, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 22 Feb 1906, 184-203  ... of many risks. There is scarcely any limit to Glasgow's municipal activity. It runs scores of municipal enterprises of all kinds, and this fact is the principal cause of an enormous increase in the city debt, which rose from $27,240,135 in 1890 to $64,376,095 in 1900, while the assessable rentals...
Position and Prospects of the Yukon 
Text  Bristol, Edmund, Position and Prospects of the Yukon, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 1 Mar 1906, 204-212  The speaker's trip to the Yukon. Urging every Canadian who has not already done so to take this trip. A description of the route to take. Some facts about what you will find on such a trip. The speaker's suggestion that if you are feeling depressed, this trip be the most delightful one you could...
Canadian Journalism 
Text  Pense, E.J.B., Canadian Journalism, 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 regard...
Canada and Imperial Defence 
Text  Mason, Lieut.-Col. James; Grier, Major E. Wyly, Canada and Imperial Defence, 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 trade. Some...
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