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  • Canada and the Empire
    Text  McBride, Hon. Sir Richard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 31 Oct 1913, 51-59     A few western words on a theme of Canada and Empire. Canada emerging from the status of youth, and quickly taking on ourselves that of the full grown man; a time of trial, a period that needs courage. Taking on the full responsibility of national manhood by closer co-operation with ...
    Text  McBride, Hon. Sir Richard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 31 Oct 1913, 51-59   A few western words on a theme of Canada and Empire. Canada emerging from the status of youth, and quickly taking on ourselves that of the full grown man; a ...
  • The Supreme Court of the World
    Text  Macfarland, Henry B.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 28 Oct 1913, 21-50     Speaking for the ideal of international judicature. "The Supreme Court of the World" no longer simply an ideal or even an idea. The adoption of such a court in principle by many nations of the world, and indeed in detail. The Hague Conference in 1899 and 1907. Hope that by ...
    Text  Macfarland, Henry B.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 28 Oct 1913, 21-50   Speaking for the ideal of international judicature. "The Supreme Court of the World" no longer simply an ideal or even an idea. The adoption of such a court in principle ...
  • Toronto and her Place in the British Empire
    Text  Grier, A. Monro, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 16 May 1912, 250-261     The proposition that Toronto, outside of the British Isles themselves, is or should be hereafter the most considerable city in the whole of the British Empire. Looking at the matter geographically. Canada standing pre-eminent in comparison with the other outlying parts of the British Empire. Canada's comparative nearness or distance ...
    Text  Grier, A. Monro, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 16 May 1912, 250-261   The proposition that Toronto, outside of the British Isles themselves, is or should be hereafter the most considerable city in the whole of the British Empire. Looking at the matter ...
  • The Span of a Canadian Generation
    Text  Yeigh, Frank, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 25 Apr 1912, 238-249     Canada an infant in arms when measured by the calendar of time. Our life and time and history in Canada measured by centuries; just a little over half-a-century of time in the Canadian West. How much has been accomplished in that comparatively brief list of years from Canada's national point ...
    Text  Yeigh, Frank, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 25 Apr 1912, 238-249   Canada an infant in arms when measured by the calendar of time. Our life and time and history in Canada measured by centuries; just a little over half-a-century of time ...
  • The War and Commerce
    Text  Foster, Hon. Sir George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 26 Mar 1915, 123-133     A few remarks with reference to the war which is at present raging, and commerce as it is affected by the war. Disclaiming the idea that war is a promoter of commerce. War as an enemy of commerce. Denying the German contention that they have been forced into this war ...
    Text  Foster, Hon. Sir George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 26 Mar 1915, 123-133   A few remarks with reference to the war which is at present raging, and commerce as it is affected by the war. Disclaiming the idea that war is a promoter ...
  • The Training of Blind Soldiers in England
    Text  Pearson, Sir Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 7 Jan 1919, 1-19     The gallant men who with courage, resolution and determination are learning or have learned to be blind under the speaker's care at St. Dunstan's, a generic term for a group of establishments. The original house of St. Dunstan's. Armistice Day at St. Dunstan's. The education at St. Dunstan's. Teaching men ...
    Text  Pearson, Sir Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 7 Jan 1919, 1-19   The gallant men who with courage, resolution and determination are learning or have learned to be blind under the speaker's care at St. Dunstan's, a generic term for a group ...
  • The German Occupation of Belgium
    Text  Mercier, His Eminence Cardinal, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 14 Oct 1919, 331-345     The very sincere, spontaneous sympathy between the Canadians and the Belgians. Recalling what the Canadians did at Ypres and elsewhere during the war. Respectful worship of the graves of Canadian soldiers in France and Belgium. The new form of war that we have just been through, and how it was ...
    Text  Mercier, His Eminence Cardinal, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 14 Oct 1919, 331-345   The very sincere, spontaneous sympathy between the Canadians and the Belgians. Recalling what the Canadians did at Ypres and elsewhere during the war. Respectful worship of the graves of Canadian ...
  • Some Imperial Problems
    Text  Finlay, Lord Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 18 Sep 1919, 318-330     The Crown as a bond of Empire. The British connection that is a fervent feeling of attachment. The advantages to all parts of the Empire that is carried with the union of the Empire. An appeal to stick together. The magnificent part played by Canada in the war. The desire ...
    Text  Finlay, Lord Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 18 Sep 1919, 318-330   The Crown as a bond of Empire. The British connection that is a fervent feeling of attachment. The advantages to all parts of the Empire that is carried with the ...
  • The Last Hundred Days of the War
    Text  Currie, Sir Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 29 Aug 1919, 303-317     The story of the last hundred days of the war. First, reference to the first engagement in which the Canadians fought, the Second Battle of Ypres. Understanding that war is simply the curse of butchery, and men who have gone through it, who have seen war stripped of all its ...
    Text  Currie, Sir Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 29 Aug 1919, 303-317   The story of the last hundred days of the war. First, reference to the first engagement in which the Canadians fought, the Second Battle of Ypres. Understanding that war is ...
  • Post-War constructive Period From a Western Viewpoint
    Text  Henders, R.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 22 May 1919, 291-302     The clash of arms past; the glorious days of peace with a complete and everlasting triumph of the forces of justice and liberty here. Turning to look at the aftermath of the war; the large expenditure that has to be made, and the population that is here to meet it. ...
    Text  Henders, R.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 22 May 1919, 291-302   The clash of arms past; the glorious days of peace with a complete and everlasting triumph of the forces of justice and liberty here. Turning to look at the aftermath ...
  • Empire Day
    Text  Cody, Hon. Dr. H.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 22 May 1919, 287-290     President Stapells asked Dr. Cody to propose the toast to the Empire. Dr. Cody: The special fitness in proposing this toast this year. The name of Queen Victoria, inextricably linked up with great advance in the idea and practice of the Empire, and how that is so. The Empire's health, ...
    Text  Cody, Hon. Dr. H.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 22 May 1919, 287-290   President Stapells asked Dr. Cody to propose the toast to the Empire. Dr. Cody: The special fitness in proposing this toast this year. The name of Queen Victoria, inextricably linked ...
  • The One Thing Needful
    Text  MacNaughton, Professor John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 15 May 1919, 276-286     A glance over the last few years; remembering the war. Reference to Henry James becoming a British subject, and what such a gesture meant. The coming into the war by the Americans, and earlier, the glory of the Canadians. Scotland's contribution to the war effort. The predestined function of Canada. ...
    Text  MacNaughton, Professor John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 15 May 1919, 276-286   A glance over the last few years; remembering the war. Reference to Henry James becoming a British subject, and what such a gesture meant. The coming into the war by ...
  • The Tie That Binds
    Text  Rathbone, Henry R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 1 May 1919, 264-275     Unity of the Anglo-Saxon race as the hope of the world today, and why that is so. Ways in which the British and American nations are by far the mightiest in the world. How Britain and America have demonstrated that they possess the genius for government. The British Empire and ...
    Text  Rathbone, Henry R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 1 May 1919, 264-275   Unity of the Anglo-Saxon race as the hope of the world today, and why that is so. Ways in which the British and American nations are by far the mightiest ...
  • Education and Wealth
    Text  Claxton, P.P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 24 Apr 1919, 251-263     The dependency of material wealth of education, and how that is so. Pleading for more financial support for education. The speaker's search for evidence of a relationship between education and wealth. An imagined scenario of the world filled with people who had forgotten everything they had been educated to know. ...
    Text  Claxton, P.P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 24 Apr 1919, 251-263   The dependency of material wealth of education, and how that is so. Pleading for more financial support for education. The speaker's search for evidence of a relationship between education and ...
  • Democracy or Bolshevism
    Text  Eaton, Rev. C.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 17 Apr 1919, 234-250     Our choice between Democracy and Bolshevism as the foundation upon which we are to construct a new age. Contemplating the results of the German assault upon human liberties. Democracy and its persistence against adverse conditions down the centuries, as described by De Tocqueville. Bolshevism as the new claimant which undertakes ...
    Text  Eaton, Rev. C.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 17 Apr 1919, 234-250   Our choice between Democracy and Bolshevism as the foundation upon which we are to construct a new age. Contemplating the results of the German assault upon human liberties. Democracy and ...
  • Certain Features of the Paris Constitution
    Text  Marburg, Hon. Theodore, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 10 Apr 1919, 223-233     The hope that the new world will witness the end of the madness of preparing for another war as soon as one is ended. Preventing war, or at least rendering it impossible for any State to make preparation for war the principal business of the body politic. Organizing the world ...
    Text  Marburg, Hon. Theodore, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 10 Apr 1919, 223-233   The hope that the new world will witness the end of the madness of preparing for another war as soon as one is ended. Preventing war, or at least rendering ...
  • The Enduring Greatness of Newer Nations
    Text  Thwing, Chas. F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 3 Apr 1919, 216-222     Canada and the country south of Canada as new nations, measured either by the centurial existence of our old British Empire, or by the length of existence of an Empire Republic like China. The speaker's belief that the great Imperial Republic of Canada and the great Republic south of the ...
    Text  Thwing, Chas. F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 3 Apr 1919, 216-222   Canada and the country south of Canada as new nations, measured either by the centurial existence of our old British Empire, or by the length of existence of an Empire ...
  • A Pernicious Propaganda
    Text  Cahan, Chas. H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 27 Mar 1919, 191-215     The request by Sir Robert Borden that the speaker examine propaganda carried on through Canada by certain foreign elements for the suspected purpose of weakening the efforts of the Canadian people in carrying on the war. Some background history to this propaganda. The belief, as stated by a German official ...
    Text  Cahan, Chas. H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 27 Mar 1919, 191-215   The request by Sir Robert Borden that the speaker examine propaganda carried on through Canada by certain foreign elements for the suspected purpose of weakening the efforts of the Canadian ...
  • Fraternal Relations
    Text  Taft, Ex-President William Howard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 20 Jan 1919, 50-62     Reference to the speaker's last address at the Empire Club, and the changed circumstances since that time. America's part in the Great War. The war and its effect upon Canada. Our returning boys and finding them employment. The great future that awaits Canada. The opportunity given to Canada through the ...
    Text  Taft, Ex-President William Howard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 20 Jan 1919, 50-62   Reference to the speaker's last address at the Empire Club, and the changed circumstances since that time. America's part in the Great War. The war and its effect upon Canada. ...
  • Australia and Her Post-War Problem
    Text  Braddon, Hon. H.Y., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 24 Jan 1919, 63-76     Australia's regard for Canadians as blood brothers. Some distinctions between Canada and Australia. The labour question in Australia. Laws governing labour conditions and wages in Australia. Reference to the Whitley report in England. Strikes in Australia. The small Bolshevist element in the labour party. Hopes for mutual understanding between the ...
    Text  Braddon, Hon. H.Y., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 24 Jan 1919, 63-76   Australia's regard for Canadians as blood brothers. Some distinctions between Canada and Australia. The labour question in Australia. Laws governing labour conditions and wages in Australia. Reference to the Whitley ...
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