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  • Some Impressions of My Stay in England
    Text  Ferguson, Honourable G. Howard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 19 Dec 1935, 169-180     Three features of English life and the general British situation: the position Britain has taken and the course she has pursued with regard to military activity; her recovery and progress in industry and commerce; her unswerving devotion to the institutions that form the basis of our social and political order. ...
    Text  Ferguson, Honourable G. Howard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 19 Dec 1935, 169-180   Three features of English life and the general British situation: the position Britain has taken and the course she has pursued with regard to military activity; her recovery and progress ...
  • Canada's Widening Horizon
    Text  Woods, Colonel J.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 9 Oct 1930, 230-239     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada, The Canadian Club, and the Toronto Board of Trade. Some words on the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and its work. Speaking with confidence as to the general situation within the Dominion. The ever widening horizon that faces us in our business ...
    Text  Woods, Colonel J.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 9 Oct 1930, 230-239   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada, The Canadian Club, and the Toronto Board of Trade. Some words on the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and its work. Speaking ...
  • The Imperial Economic Conference
    Text  Ferguson, Honorable G. Howard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 19 Apr 1932, 163-173     Impressions gained by the speaker during his sojourn in Great Britain. Three great defects in connection with our trade with Great Britain: the lack of appreciation of the consumer's taste and his desire to have the article given to him in the form in which he wants it; a complete ...
    Text  Ferguson, Honorable G. Howard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 19 Apr 1932, 163-173   Impressions gained by the speaker during his sojourn in Great Britain. Three great defects in connection with our trade with Great Britain: the lack of appreciation of the consumer's taste ...
  • The Past and the Present
    Text  Guedella, Philip, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 18 May 1933, 184-195     No line that can be drawn between the past and the present because the past isn't just a thing that ends. The past and the present inextricably intertwined. Past relationships between countries in the Empire that never required anything in writing. What we think of each other. What the speaker ...
    Text  Guedella, Philip, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 18 May 1933, 184-195   No line that can be drawn between the past and the present because the past isn't just a thing that ends. The past and the present inextricably intertwined. Past relationships ...
  • Some Aspects of the Migration Problem
    Text  Floud, Sir Francis, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1937), 26 Nov 1936, 112-123     Migration at the present moment suspended for some time. The question as to whether and when it should be reopened one for the Canadian Government, not for the Government of the United Kingdom. The speaker's first point that those in the Old Country do not regard the emigration of their ...
    Text  Floud, Sir Francis, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1937), 26 Nov 1936, 112-123   Migration at the present moment suspended for some time. The question as to whether and when it should be reopened one for the Canadian Government, not for the Government of ...
  • The Art of Living
    Text  Tweedsmuir, His Excellency, Baron, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 28 Nov 1935, 131-139     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian Club. The Art of Living, and the great influence that the enjoyment of the pleasures of life has on professional efficiency. A few observations on those seasons when our harness is unloosed and we are turned out to ...
    Text  Tweedsmuir, His Excellency, Baron, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 28 Nov 1935, 131-139   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian Club. The Art of Living, and the great influence that the enjoyment of the pleasures of life has ...
  • The World in Perspective
    Text  Cromie, Robert J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 1 May 1930, 180-194     A trip around the world. Keeping in mind the size and population of Canada as we compare Asian countries with our own, and their productive capacity with ours. An analogous comparison of a country with an individual. Canada and Egypt as lucky countries, and why that is so. Starting from ...
    Text  Cromie, Robert J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 1 May 1930, 180-194   A trip around the world. Keeping in mind the size and population of Canada as we compare Asian countries with our own, and their productive capacity with ours. An analogous ...
  • Empire Trade
    Text  MacAulay, T.B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 2 Oct 1930, 221-229     Being proud of the resources of our Empire. Reasons why these resources are so undeveloped. The need for markets, tariff barriers and preferential markets for surplus products. Contrasting our position with that of the United States. The Canadian policy of preserving our own markets for our own people. Thinking sectionally ...
    Text  MacAulay, T.B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 2 Oct 1930, 221-229   Being proud of the resources of our Empire. Reasons why these resources are so undeveloped. The need for markets, tariff barriers and preferential markets for surplus products. Contrasting our position ...
  • India's Fight For Freedom
    Text  Singh, Anup, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 17 Mar 1938, 304-320     Two things about world events of the past few years that stand out in the speaker's mind: the fact that the ordinary processes of government the world had evolved and was getting accustomed to are being discarded; the fact that we seem to be caught absolutely unaware in the rapidly ...
    Text  Singh, Anup, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 17 Mar 1938, 304-320   Two things about world events of the past few years that stand out in the speaker's mind: the fact that the ordinary processes of government the world had evolved and ...
  • National Policy—1939 Version
    Text  MacLeod, Norman M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 13 Apr 1939, 361-376     Promoting the future greatness of our beloved Canada and our beloved Empire. The speaker's practical observations and some conclusions from his recent journey coast to coast in Canada where he has been afforded a fresh and extensive opportunity of viewing some of our national problems in their actual geographic and ...
    Text  MacLeod, Norman M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 13 Apr 1939, 361-376   Promoting the future greatness of our beloved Canada and our beloved Empire. The speaker's practical observations and some conclusions from his recent journey coast to coast in Canada where he ...
  • Education and the Future of Civilization
    Text  Davies, E. Salter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 3 Oct 1935, 29-41     Complaints throughout the ages. Dissatisfaction as a healthy symptom. Dangers of discontent. Defining education. The aim of education. Specific complaints about schooling in England. Concerns of education. Four main aspects under which the subject of education may be considered: the physical; elementary pieces of knowledge and skill which it is ...
    Text  Davies, E. Salter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 3 Oct 1935, 29-41   Complaints throughout the ages. Dissatisfaction as a healthy symptom. Dangers of discontent. Defining education. The aim of education. Specific complaints about schooling in England. Concerns of education. Four main aspects ...
  • A Complimentary Luncheon to The Right Honourable Sir William Mulock, Chief Justice of Ontario, Chancellor of the University of Toronto
    Text  Various, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 13 Feb 1930, 48-65     Various speakers spoke in honour of, and about, The Right Honourable Sir William Mulock. They spoke in the following order: His Honour, The Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario; The Honourable G. Howard Ferguson, Prime Minister of Ontario; The Honourable Mr. Justice Hodgins, representing the Bench of Ontario; Mr. Hugh Eayrs, immediate Past ...
    Text  Various, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 13 Feb 1930, 48-65   Various speakers spoke in honour of, and about, The Right Honourable Sir William Mulock. They spoke in the following order: His Honour, The Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario; The Honourable G. Howard ...
  • Canada's Problems in Relief and Assistance
    Text  Whitton, Miss Charlotte, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 19 Mar 1936, 306-320     Canada's problems in welfare and assistance restricted neither to urban nor rural areas, to east nor west, to north nor south. An illustrative anecdote to convey the nature and extent of Canada's challenge in the problem of maternal care and of infant mortality. The record of various major health centres, ...
    Text  Whitton, Miss Charlotte, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 19 Mar 1936, 306-320   Canada's problems in welfare and assistance restricted neither to urban nor rural areas, to east nor west, to north nor south. An illustrative anecdote to convey the nature and extent ...
  • Our Mission—Sound Public Finance
    Text  Drayton, The Honourable Sir Henry L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 8 Mar 1934, 482-498     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada, The Canadian Club and The Toronto Board of Trade. Economic conditions in Western Canada. The spirit of the West. The absolute necessity for economy. What economy means. Some figures. Expenditures for the year 1930-31 in contrast to the value of all ...
    Text  Drayton, The Honourable Sir Henry L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 8 Mar 1934, 482-498   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada, The Canadian Club and The Toronto Board of Trade. Economic conditions in Western Canada. The spirit of the West. The absolute ...
  • Palestine in Retrospect and Prospect
    Text  Miller, Alvah L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 22 Nov 1938, 122-137     The intense interest in Palestine today to many people around the world. A history of Palestine going back 4,000 years. Jerusalem as the centre of culture and religious hope for the Jewish people. The two great contributions of the Jewish people living in Palestine and that section of the world: ...
    Text  Miller, Alvah L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 22 Nov 1938, 122-137   The intense interest in Palestine today to many people around the world. A history of Palestine going back 4,000 years. Jerusalem as the centre of culture and religious hope for ...
  • What Will the Baltic States Do?
    Text  Heilperin, Dr. Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 24 Oct 1939, 91-102     What will the Baltic States do, or, what will happen to the Baltic States? A description of the Baltic States, with some history. Addressing the questions, "Why are there so many of them and why are they so small?" The people in the Baltic States, their history, language, politics. Latvians, ...
    Text  Heilperin, Dr. Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 24 Oct 1939, 91-102   What will the Baltic States do, or, what will happen to the Baltic States? A description of the Baltic States, with some history. Addressing the questions, "Why are there so ...
  • Empire Relations
    Text  Cobham, Viscount, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1937), 19 Nov 1936, 103-111     Empire relations in the broadest sense. The Empire overseas very largely misunderstood until a politician of singular vision, Mr. Joseph Chamberlain, first began to develop the idea of the great family of nations which forms the British Empire. The great shock of the first World War. After the war, Great ...
    Text  Cobham, Viscount, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1937), 19 Nov 1936, 103-111   Empire relations in the broadest sense. The Empire overseas very largely misunderstood until a politician of singular vision, Mr. Joseph Chamberlain, first began to develop the idea of the great ...
  • Music In A Disordered World
    Text  Johnson, Edward, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 29 Dec 1932, 350-355     The art of experiencing pleasure through hearing as one of our most primitive and precious possessions. The pleasure implicit in music, an art which since time immemorial has swayed the emotions of humanity and which, especially at this time, has an important bearing on our mind and spirit in a ...
    Text  Johnson, Edward, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 29 Dec 1932, 350-355   The art of experiencing pleasure through hearing as one of our most primitive and precious possessions. The pleasure implicit in music, an art which since time immemorial has swayed the ...
  • Democracies and Exhibitions
    Text  The Right Honourable The Earl of Elgin and Kincardine, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 17 Nov 1938, 110-121     The speaker's grandfather and great grandfather and their connection with the building up of Canadian history. The duty to carry on tradition so far as one is able. Admiration for the early explorers: Champlain, Cabot, Cartier. A description of the speaker's journey to Montreal by way of the St. Lawrence. ...
    Text  The Right Honourable The Earl of Elgin and Kincardine, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 17 Nov 1938, 110-121   The speaker's grandfather and great grandfather and their connection with the building up of Canadian history. The duty to carry on tradition so far as one is able. Admiration for ...
  • Present Day Problems
    Text  Hepburn, the Honourable Mitchell F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 15 Dec 1938, 153-170     Saving Canada. The speaker's belief in one Canada, not nine Canadas. Canadians now passing through a transition period which is taxing the capacities of those charged with the responsibility of shaping public policy. Ontario's share of contributions to the national revenue: one-half. The inroads which are being made today upon ...
    Text  Hepburn, the Honourable Mitchell F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 15 Dec 1938, 153-170   Saving Canada. The speaker's belief in one Canada, not nine Canadas. Canadians now passing through a transition period which is taxing the capacities of those charged with the responsibility of ...
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