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  • Abolishing the Arctic
    Text  Stefansson, Vilhjalmur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 25 Oct 1928, 225-234     First a summary of some of the points the speaker made in his address about 10 years ago. A look through history at man's journeys northwards. The Alaska purchase and reasons for it. Evidence that in every millenium of the past the centres of wealth and power have been fund ...
    Text  Stefansson, Vilhjalmur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 25 Oct 1928, 225-234   First a summary of some of the points the speaker made in his address about 10 years ago. A look through history at man's journeys northwards. The Alaska purchase and ...
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Text  MacNeill, Reverend John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 12 Feb 1925, 64-79     A biography of Abraham Lincoln. The beginning and the close of Lincoln's life, coincident with the two great political upheavals of the nineteenth century. Jefferson's framing of the Constitution of the United States; his worst fears justified over the issue of slavery. What Lincoln was, and where he got that ...
    Text  MacNeill, Reverend John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 12 Feb 1925, 64-79   A biography of Abraham Lincoln. The beginning and the close of Lincoln's life, coincident with the two great political upheavals of the nineteenth century. Jefferson's framing of the Constitution of ...
  • An Address
    Text  Howard, His Excellency, The Right Honourable Sir Esme, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 27 Apr 1926, 179-186     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto, and The Rotary Club of Toronto. Looking into the future at the three greatest international problems that there are: the evolution of the British Empire; the Empire's relations with the United States; the maintenance of ...
    Text  Howard, His Excellency, The Right Honourable Sir Esme, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 27 Apr 1926, 179-186   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto, and The Rotary Club of Toronto. Looking into the future at the three greatest international ...
  • Address to Winnipeg Unit
    Text  Kirkpatrick, Colonel A.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 26 Oct 1926, 311-317     The founding of The Empire Club of Canada in 1903. Adopting the motto "Canada and a United Empire." The establishment of a branch of The Empire Club in Winnipeg this year. Winnipeg's future wrapt up in the development of our Western plains. Some words from eminent visitors about this area. ...
    Text  Kirkpatrick, Colonel A.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 26 Oct 1926, 311-317   The founding of The Empire Club of Canada in 1903. Adopting the motto "Canada and a United Empire." The establishment of a branch of The Empire Club in Winnipeg this ...
  • 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. ...
  • Allenby's Campaign As Laid Down in the Bible
    Text  MacKendrick, Lt.-Col. W.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 26 Oct 1922, 254-266     The speaker's study of the Bible. An amusing analogy of the Bible being a story of the British Empire.
    Text  MacKendrick, Lt.-Col. W.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 26 Oct 1922, 254-266   The speaker's study of the Bible. An amusing analogy of the Bible being a story of the British Empire.
  • American Foreign Policy
    Text  Page, Arthur Wilson, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 8 Nov 1923, 296-309     A reading of a letter from the President of the United States. This letter written by George Washington in 1791, but might have been written yesterday, referring to the Europe of today. Words from Thomas Jefferson, 1801, and also from 1823, when the Holy Alliance threatened the existence of the ...
    Text  Page, Arthur Wilson, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 8 Nov 1923, 296-309   A reading of a letter from the President of the United States. This letter written by George Washington in 1791, but might have been written yesterday, referring to the Europe ...
  • Annual Meeting and Ladies Night/Our Nation Considered as an Ethical Idea
    Text  Hearst, Sir William; Wilkinson, Ellis H.; Davies, Rev. Trevor H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 10 Jan 1922, 356-373     A review of the year by Mr. Hearst, and some words about The Empire Club. President-Elect Wilkinson then spoke briefly about his predecessors and about the coming year. Mr. J. Black Perry, a past president of The Empire Club, thanked Sir William Hearst for his service as President. Dr. Davies ...
    Text  Hearst, Sir William; Wilkinson, Ellis H.; Davies, Rev. Trevor H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 10 Jan 1922, 356-373   A review of the year by Mr. Hearst, and some words about The Empire Club. President-Elect Wilkinson then spoke briefly about his predecessors and about the coming year. Mr. J. ...
  • Appeals to the Privy Council
    Text  Riddell, The Honourable William Renwick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1928), 17 Mar 1927, 57-85     An account of the Privy Council, especially in relation to appeals from "the British Dominions beyond the Seas," with reference to some Canadian cases of interest or importance. An historical account of the Privy Council, and the theory and basis of its appellate jurisdiction, in detail. First, remembering that in ...
    Text  Riddell, The Honourable William Renwick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1928), 17 Mar 1927, 57-85   An account of the Privy Council, especially in relation to appeals from "the British Dominions beyond the Seas," with reference to some Canadian cases of interest or importance. An historical ...
  • The Assault on Everest
    Text  Odell, N.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 1 Mar 1928, 69-82     This address was accompanied by lantern slides. Some background and history of Mount Everest expeditions from 1892. A few details of the first two expeditions. A detailed description of the third expedition of 1924, with which the speaker was associated. Included are facts and figures about the mountain and the ...
    Text  Odell, N.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 1 Mar 1928, 69-82   This address was accompanied by lantern slides. Some background and history of Mount Everest expeditions from 1892. A few details of the first two expeditions. A detailed description of the ...
  • Australia
    Text  Simons, Major J.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 15 Apr 1929, 160-166     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. A gathering of "our boys" from nearly 70 schools throughout the Commonwealth, and four schools in the Dominion of New Zealand: an outward sign of the unity and consciousness of brotherhood which is existing between the three ...
    Text  Simons, Major J.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 15 Apr 1929, 160-166   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. A gathering of "our boys" from nearly 70 schools throughout the Commonwealth, and four schools in the ...
  • Australia As I Saw It
    Text  Willison, Sir John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 2 Oct 1924, 231-248     Australia. The story of Australia. The characteristics, the spirit of adventure of the Australian people. Travel on the sea by the Australians, with dollar figures. The press of Australia. Theatre in Sydney and Melbourne. Phases of life in Australia for which there are no counterparts in Canada. Climate as compared ...
    Text  Willison, Sir John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 2 Oct 1924, 231-248   Australia. The story of Australia. The characteristics, the spirit of adventure of the Australian people. Travel on the sea by the Australians, with dollar figures. The press of Australia. Theatre ...
  • Australian Politics
    Text  Dafoe, John W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 11 Mar 1926, 89-101     The political interest in Australia. The lack of history; the interesting present; a future which makes an appeal to the historic imagination. Marked differences between Australia and Canada, due to a variety of causes which can be easily sorted out and identified. The politics of Australia. A brief history of ...
    Text  Dafoe, John W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 11 Mar 1926, 89-101   The political interest in Australia. The lack of history; the interesting present; a future which makes an appeal to the historic imagination. Marked differences between Australia and Canada, due to ...
  • Autralian Problems
    Text  Wilson, Senator The Hon. R.V., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 7 Feb 1924, 62-73     Participation in the war by Canada and Australia. Australia's war debt. Uniting in peace as well as in war, in order to build against war. Difficulties to be faced in Australia, similar to those facing Canada. Cooperating with the Old Country. Assisting to ensure that the surplus people of the ...
    Text  Wilson, Senator The Hon. R.V., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 7 Feb 1924, 62-73   Participation in the war by Canada and Australia. Australia's war debt. Uniting in peace as well as in war, in order to build against war. Difficulties to be faced in ...
  • Benjamin Franklin and Canada
    Text  Riddell, The Honourable William Renwick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 12 Nov 1923, 310-329     A review of historical events from the 1750’s. Franklin’s attitude towards Canada; his interest always in America. Examples of his dexterity and ability as a pamphleteer. The celebrated “Canada pamphlet.” A detailed review of Franklin’s words and arguments as outlined in these pamphlets. The prevailing of Franklin’s argument: Canada was ...
    Text  Riddell, The Honourable William Renwick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 12 Nov 1923, 310-329   A review of historical events from the 1750’s. Franklin’s attitude towards Canada; his interest always in America. Examples of his dexterity and ability as a pamphleteer. The celebrated “Canada pamphlet.” ...
  • Bonds of Commonwealth Life
    Text  Fry, Very Rev. Dean, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 1 Feb 1923, 26-32     Wisdom learned by the British Empire from the mistaken policy of earlier days. The liberty of the Dominions. The ties of Commonwealth. The Crown as the symbol of the United Empire. The unique nature of the Commonwealth. The willing obligation of affection and tradition voluntarily accepted and faithfully fulfilled all ...
    Text  Fry, Very Rev. Dean, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 1 Feb 1923, 26-32   Wisdom learned by the British Empire from the mistaken policy of earlier days. The liberty of the Dominions. The ties of Commonwealth. The Crown as the symbol of the United ...
  • Bonds of the British Empire
    Text  Winnington-Ingram, The Right Honourable Right Rev. Arthur F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 19 Aug 1926, 199-206     The invisible but unbreakable bonds of the British Empire. What those bonds are. The bond of common blood. Keeping Canada supplied with British stock. The Church Settlement Scheme. The common homeland. What the British flag stands for. Our common flag, indicating that we are both standing for the ideals that ...
    Text  Winnington-Ingram, The Right Honourable Right Rev. Arthur F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 19 Aug 1926, 199-206   The invisible but unbreakable bonds of the British Empire. What those bonds are. The bond of common blood. Keeping Canada supplied with British stock. The Church Settlement Scheme. The common ...
  • The Boy Scout Movement
    Text  Pickford, Sir Alfred, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 22 Apr 1926, 169-178     What the Boy Scout Movement is, and what it is not. An anecdote with regard to the uniform the speaker is wearing. Some facts and figures with regard to the history and development of the Boy Scout movement. The unique code of the Scout Law; the lack of negatives. Characteristics ...
    Text  Pickford, Sir Alfred, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 22 Apr 1926, 169-178   What the Boy Scout Movement is, and what it is not. An anecdote with regard to the uniform the speaker is wearing. Some facts and figures with regard to the ...
  • The Boy Scout Movement
    Text  Baden-Powell, Lt.-Gen. Sir Robert; Bullock, Hon. Willoughby; McKenzie, Dr. Stanley, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 5 Apr 1923, 120-137     Mr. Munro Grier first offers the delegates a most cordial welcome. Sir Baden-Powell: The Scout Movement in the Old Country. The Boy Scout Movement in Canada in the embryo stage. Training the men first. Keeping the ideals of the movement; not losing themselves in the business of uniforms or clothing ...
    Text  Baden-Powell, Lt.-Gen. Sir Robert; Bullock, Hon. Willoughby; McKenzie, Dr. Stanley, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 5 Apr 1923, 120-137   Mr. Munro Grier first offers the delegates a most cordial welcome. Sir Baden-Powell: The Scout Movement in the Old Country. The Boy Scout Movement in Canada in the embryo stage. ...
  • Britain's Interests in the East
    Text  Amery, The Right Honourable L.C.M.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 20 Sep 1929, 215-219     The origin of Great Britain's interests in the Middle East and the history of her work there for he benefit of the peoples of the near Orient. The commercial interest in Egypt since the building of the Suez Canal. The work of restoring to the people of the area something ...
    Text  Amery, The Right Honourable L.C.M.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 20 Sep 1929, 215-219   The origin of Great Britain's interests in the Middle East and the history of her work there for he benefit of the peoples of the near Orient. The commercial interest ...
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