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  • 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 ...
  • Toronto and Town Planning
    Text  Lighthall, W.D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1912), 30 Mar 1911, 232-237     City planning in general, and the speaker's own convictions with regard to two or three strong points: that the matter is one of very great urgency at the present moment; that city planning is not essentially or merely a question of beautification or aesthetics, or of luxury so much as ...
    Text  Lighthall, W.D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1912), 30 Mar 1911, 232-237   City planning in general, and the speaker's own convictions with regard to two or three strong points: that the matter is one of very great urgency at the present moment; ...
  • Trade Preparations for Coming Peace
    Text  Foster, Right Honourable Sir George E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 7 Nov 1916, 253-264     The situation and conditions which will confront us, or may confront us, when war ceases and when peace again commences to bless the world. Ways in which production and distribution have been profoundly affected all over the world by this tremendous war. Yet some things that it appears to some ...
    Text  Foster, Right Honourable Sir George E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 7 Nov 1916, 253-264   The situation and conditions which will confront us, or may confront us, when war ceases and when peace again commences to bless the world. Ways in which production and distribution ...
  • 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 Trend of Empire
    Text  Foster, Hon. George E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 10 Jan 1910, 89-101     The trend of Empire, which interests us all but not, as far as the speaker is concerned, as much as it ought. Ways in which the Empire of Great Britain is unique. The trend of Empire divided into three parts: the long, long period of preparation; the period of wonderful ...
    Text  Foster, Hon. George E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 10 Jan 1910, 89-101   The trend of Empire, which interests us all but not, as far as the speaker is concerned, as much as it ought. Ways in which the Empire of Great Britain ...
  • Turkey
    Text  Maharrij, Taufik, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 10 Apr 1913, 202-212     An explanation of just exactly what the Balkan States, which are now making war on Turkey, are, and where they are situated. Some history of Turkey. How Turkey owes its existence nowadays to the British Empire and to the British statesmen. The present terrible war. The first war for centuries ...
    Text  Maharrij, Taufik, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 10 Apr 1913, 202-212   An explanation of just exactly what the Balkan States, which are now making war on Turkey, are, and where they are situated. Some history of Turkey. How Turkey owes its ...
  • The Turning of the Tide of War
    Text  Wakefield, Dr. Russell, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 10 Oct 1918, 311-322     Losses suffered by Canadians in the war. The great righteous and moral strength of this war on the part of the Allies. Great Britain's share in the war. The great social reconstruction which must take place after the war. Learning great moral lessons from the war in order that there ...
    Text  Wakefield, Dr. Russell, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 10 Oct 1918, 311-322   Losses suffered by Canadians in the war. The great righteous and moral strength of this war on the part of the Allies. Great Britain's share in the war. The great ...
  • Two Tokens of National Progress
    Text  Knowles, Rev. R.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 27 Feb 1913, 186-193     Defining progress. Ways in which success is not. Some things of a material kind that indicate progress: the improvement in the conditions of two classes of people, and first of these two classes being the poor, the second the prosperity of the rich. A discussion of each indicator. Canadian standing ...
    Text  Knowles, Rev. R.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 27 Feb 1913, 186-193   Defining progress. Ways in which success is not. Some things of a material kind that indicate progress: the improvement in the conditions of two classes of people, and first of ...
  • A United Canada
    Text  Gouin, Leon Mercier, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 27 Nov 1919, 430-441     The British Empire, a free association of free nations bound together of our own accord, and by strengthening and developing this part of the British world, thereby contributing to advancing our common ideals and our common interest. Contributing effectively, truly and heartily to a closer union between our two races ...
    Text  Gouin, Leon Mercier, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 27 Nov 1919, 430-441   The British Empire, a free association of free nations bound together of our own accord, and by strengthening and developing this part of the British world, thereby contributing to advancing ...
  • United Canada's Answer to the Call
    Text  Guthrie, Lieut.-Col. Percy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 2 Nov 1916, 242-252     How dear the word Empire is to every British heart. Telling of the sons of the Empire who are fighting in France and Flanders today. Going back to the beginning of the war when we all thought little of war; when we had not prepared for war. Preparation by the ...
    Text  Guthrie, Lieut.-Col. Percy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 2 Nov 1916, 242-252   How dear the word Empire is to every British heart. Telling of the sons of the Empire who are fighting in France and Flanders today. Going back to the beginning ...
  • The United States and the War
    Text  Finley, John Houston, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 22 Nov 1917, 36-44     The speaker's experience of being seized as a possible spy in France during a journey at night on the day War was declared by England. Good reasons why we should be fighting in France. The speaker's declaration of himself as a representative not of president Wilson, but of those two ...
    Text  Finley, John Houston, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 22 Nov 1917, 36-44   The speaker's experience of being seized as a possible spy in France during a journey at night on the day War was declared by England. Good reasons why we should ...
  • The Universities and Commerce
    Text  Newton, Prof. A.P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 12 Dec 1919, 466-483     A description of the scheme being undertaken at the University of London with regard to business. Building up the great sphere of international commerce. Getting young men who will be able to look at the problems of the world not with the narrow vision of a man whose sight is ...
    Text  Newton, Prof. A.P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 12 Dec 1919, 466-483   A description of the scheme being undertaken at the University of London with regard to business. Building up the great sphere of international commerce. Getting young men who will be ...
  • Victorious Peace
    Text  Smith, Walter George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 21 Feb 1918, 123-130     The principles upon which, and upon which only, peace can be made with the Central Powers of Europe, as stated by the President of the United States in his last address to Congress. The inception of this war based on the motive of robbery, and in its conduct has been ...
    Text  Smith, Walter George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 21 Feb 1918, 123-130   The principles upon which, and upon which only, peace can be made with the Central Powers of Europe, as stated by the President of the United States in his last ...
  • The War
    Text  Meighen, Hon. Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 17 Dec 1914, 15-25     The need for all things to be done and all tasks performed with an eye to success in this struggle. The meaning of the struggle, of the stake that is going to pass one way or the other with the event. A fight not for territory; the stake is the ...
    Text  Meighen, Hon. Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 17 Dec 1914, 15-25   The need for all things to be done and all tasks performed with an eye to success in this struggle. The meaning of the struggle, of the stake that is ...
  • 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 ...
  • War and Empire
    Text  Willison, Sir John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 2 Apr 1914, 182-190     Comments about imperialism, about war, about human nature. The truth now as always, that peace comes by power and not by preaching. The Asquith Government in Great Britain as the most radical and the most peace loving government that ever has held office in the Old Country. Pledges with which ...
    Text  Willison, Sir John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 2 Apr 1914, 182-190   Comments about imperialism, about war, about human nature. The truth now as always, that peace comes by power and not by preaching. The Asquith Government in Great Britain as the ...
  • The War and National Life
    Text  Patton, Dr. Francis L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 12 Dec 1918, 417-427     Some autobiographical notes first. The problem of reconstruction after the war not in the realm of the speaker's field, but to be addressed by people like those in the audience. Some philosophical thoughts on the policy of "laisser faire," of individualism. Recognizing that for good or for ill we have ...
    Text  Patton, Dr. Francis L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 12 Dec 1918, 417-427   Some autobiographical notes first. The problem of reconstruction after the war not in the realm of the speaker's field, but to be addressed by people like those in the audience. ...
  • The War and the Church
    Text  Herridge, Rev. Dr. W.T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 23 Mar 1915, 116-122     Whatever our attitude towards creeds and churches, to whatever church we belong, or even if we belong to no church at all, all of us trying to get down to the roots of things, and the religious instincts which are part and parcel of our being. The need to reach ...
    Text  Herridge, Rev. Dr. W.T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 23 Mar 1915, 116-122   Whatever our attitude towards creeds and churches, to whatever church we belong, or even if we belong to no church at all, all of us trying to get down to ...
  • The War, and the Sons and Daughters of the Empire
    Text  Pankhurst, Mrs. Emmeline, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 17 Sep 1918, 283-290     The speaker sent by the Women's Party of Great Britain, an envoy of the women who have devoted their whole life and all their money and treasure to the winning of this great war. The argument against women fighting for their enfranchisement that they could not understand Imperial questions, and ...
    Text  Pankhurst, Mrs. Emmeline, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 17 Sep 1918, 283-290   The speaker sent by the Women's Party of Great Britain, an envoy of the women who have devoted their whole life and all their money and treasure to the winning ...
  • The War As It Affects the Theatrical Profession
    Text  Faversham, William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 25 Nov 1915, 7-11     A personal anecdote of an experience the speaker had at a meeting of the Drama League some few years ago. The speaker's great belief in education through drama, and his firm conviction that the theatre is the greatest educational force there is, seconded only by the great daily press. What ...
    Text  Faversham, William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 25 Nov 1915, 7-11   A personal anecdote of an experience the speaker had at a meeting of the Drama League some few years ago. The speaker's great belief in education through drama, and his ...
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