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  • Twenty-Five Years Amongst the Eskimos
    Text  Livingstone, Dr. Leslie D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 25 Oct 1945, 61-71     An idea of the Northland, the native inhabitants and the speaker's work among them. The speaker's arrival in North Baffin Land on the 18th of August, 1922. His introduction to the most primitive of the Eskimo: a description. The first introduction to these Eskimo of the practice of medicine. Stories ...
    Text  Livingstone, Dr. Leslie D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 25 Oct 1945, 61-71   An idea of the Northland, the native inhabitants and the speaker's work among them. The speaker's arrival in North Baffin Land on the 18th of August, 1922. His introduction to ...
  • St. George Meets New Dragons
    Text  Sanderson, C.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 13 Dec 1945, 152-166     Why the British book practically disappeared from the Canadian market during the war. The stimulus this gave to Canadian book publishing. The delegation to Britain, in which the speaker took part, and its dual purpose: to discuss with the British publishers what could be done to ensure the re-entry of ...
    Text  Sanderson, C.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 13 Dec 1945, 152-166   Why the British book practically disappeared from the Canadian market during the war. The stimulus this gave to Canadian book publishing. The delegation to Britain, in which the speaker took ...
  • Christmas Meeting
    Text  The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 20 Dec 1945, 167-170     Christmas Meeting, including the ladies. Entertainment by The Dickens Fellowship of Toronto and The Malvern Collegiate Mixed Choir.
    Text  The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 20 Dec 1945, 167-170   Christmas Meeting, including the ladies. Entertainment by The Dickens Fellowship of Toronto and The Malvern Collegiate Mixed Choir.
  • The Uncertain Future
    Text  Philip, Percy James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 17 Jan 1946, 185-196     What we take for granted. Not forgetting Hitler and what he nearly blew away. The danger of minimizing others like him. Hitler's prophecy that if he did not win he would plunge the world into chaos and misery. Hitler's heritage of troubles and dangers far more difficult to deal with ...
    Text  Philip, Percy James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 17 Jan 1946, 185-196   What we take for granted. Not forgetting Hitler and what he nearly blew away. The danger of minimizing others like him. Hitler's prophecy that if he did not win he ...
  • Food
    Text  Gardiner, Hon. James G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 14 Feb 1946, 232-240     Verifying the prophecy made by the speaker 20 years ago in Vancouver to the Chamber of Commerce, and to the Empire Club of Canada regarding Canadian citizenship and European and British immigrants. The speaker's address in 1935 on the "Drought Area of the West" and his prophecy at that time ...
    Text  Gardiner, Hon. James G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 14 Feb 1946, 232-240   Verifying the prophecy made by the speaker 20 years ago in Vancouver to the Chamber of Commerce, and to the Empire Club of Canada regarding Canadian citizenship and European and ...
  • The Russian Riddle
    Text  Woodside, Willson, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 21 Feb 1946, 241-255     Reference to the recent Soviet accusation against Canada of a great anti-Soviet campaign, based on our official statement of the scope of a spy ring and fifth column activity in this country. The speaker's detailed discussion, entitled "The Russian Riddle" proceeds under the following headings, which serve to summarize topics ...
    Text  Woodside, Willson, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 21 Feb 1946, 241-255   Reference to the recent Soviet accusation against Canada of a great anti-Soviet campaign, based on our official statement of the scope of a spy ring and fifth column activity in ...
  • Australia Looks Ahead
    Text  Martin, Rev. W.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 14 Mar 1946, 284-297     The speaker's recent mission to Australia as guest preacher at St. Stephen's Presbyterian Church in Sydney. The appreciation of Canada in Australia. How the war has done much towards strengthening the bonds of friendship, understanding, and co-operation between Canada and Australia. A brief description and history of Australia, with anecdotes. ...
    Text  Martin, Rev. W.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 14 Mar 1946, 284-297   The speaker's recent mission to Australia as guest preacher at St. Stephen's Presbyterian Church in Sydney. The appreciation of Canada in Australia. How the war has done much towards strengthening ...
  • The Need for Canadian Military Preparation
    Text  Crerar, General H.D.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 25 Apr 1946, 370-381     The dominant need for the maintenance by Canada, now and in the future, of adequate, efficient Armed Forces, and of the means and machinery required for the speedy military mobilization of all the resources of this country, should resort to war again be the only alternative to a shameful submission. ...
    Text  Crerar, General H.D.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 25 Apr 1946, 370-381   The dominant need for the maintenance by Canada, now and in the future, of adequate, efficient Armed Forces, and of the means and machinery required for the speedy military mobilization ...
  • Testing Time
    Text  McCullagh, George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 20 May 1949, 1-19     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The speaker's recent trip and his articles written for The Globe and Mail and The Telegram: some highlights of this challenging trip. Leaving home for the British Isles to get a first-hand view of Europe ...
    Text  McCullagh, George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 20 May 1949, 1-19   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The speaker's recent trip and his articles written for The Globe and Mail and The ...
  • The New India
    Text  Malik, The Honourable Sardar Hardit Singh, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 20 Jan 1949, 173-186     Some personal anecdotes that illustrate the lack of knowledge about India in North America. India's experience since independence. An idea of the plan for the future of India, and a word or two about India's conception of their place among the nations of the world. The anticipation of independence by ...
    Text  Malik, The Honourable Sardar Hardit Singh, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 20 Jan 1949, 173-186   Some personal anecdotes that illustrate the lack of knowledge about India in North America. India's experience since independence. An idea of the plan for the future of India, and a ...
  • The Birth of A Nation
    Text  Aitken, Margaret, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 3 Mar 1949, 245-253     The speaker's report on the birth of a Nation—Israel, its people and its problems following her recent visit there on assignment. Israel's living history alongside the ancient history of the area. These contrasts, plus the amazing paradoxes and complexities of life in Palestine making the speaker's assignment such a fascinating ...
    Text  Aitken, Margaret, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 3 Mar 1949, 245-253   The speaker's report on the birth of a Nation—Israel, its people and its problems following her recent visit there on assignment. Israel's living history alongside the ancient history of the ...
  • England Canada and India
    Text  Vijayaraghavacharya, Sir T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 15 Nov 1945, 95-106     To begin, some personal words about the speaker feeling at home in Canada, and why. The speaker's belief that there is a great and subtle bond which connects England, India and Canada together. India: an old country and an old civilization. Bonds which connect with a more recent civilization, like ...
    Text  Vijayaraghavacharya, Sir T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 15 Nov 1945, 95-106   To begin, some personal words about the speaker feeling at home in Canada, and why. The speaker's belief that there is a great and subtle bond which connects England, India ...
  • Aid to Russia Through the Persian Gulf
    Text  Rhodes, Brigadier Sir Godfrey, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 31 Jan 1946, 206-218     Four years of aid to Russia through the Persian Gulf. A general picture of what was done, and in particular, a description in some detail of the British share of this work. Germany's attack of Russia without warning, and contrary to treaty, in June of 1941. England's position at the ...
    Text  Rhodes, Brigadier Sir Godfrey, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 31 Jan 1946, 206-218   Four years of aid to Russia through the Persian Gulf. A general picture of what was done, and in particular, a description in some detail of the British share of ...
  • The Commonwealth on Trial
    Text  Ney, Major Frederick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 9 Dec 1948, 117-129     The speaker basing his observations today on his experiences over the past four or five years when he has visited many parts of the world. The very clear picture of the world-wide organization of Communism which those experiences have given him. Everywhere he has found people waiting for England and ...
    Text  Ney, Major Frederick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 9 Dec 1948, 117-129   The speaker basing his observations today on his experiences over the past four or five years when he has visited many parts of the world. The very clear picture of ...
  • The Social Implication of Television
    Text  Collins, Norman, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 2 Dec 1948, 106-116     Some personal background and beliefs of the speaker. The speaker's regard for television as the most powerful, most potent instrument of social influence which has been invented in our lifetime. Some remarks regarding the influence of television. Children as the crux of the matter. The ability of television to condition ...
    Text  Collins, Norman, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 2 Dec 1948, 106-116   Some personal background and beliefs of the speaker. The speaker's regard for television as the most powerful, most potent instrument of social influence which has been invented in our lifetime. ...
  • Quebec
    Text  Mathewson, Honourable James Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 1 Feb 1940, 270-282     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. A Canada that cannot exist without Quebec, and the Empire that cannot exist without Canada. Highlights of the history of Quebec. Milestones in the historical course followed by Quebec and, along with Quebec, by Canada. Three attempts ...
    Text  Mathewson, Honourable James Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 1 Feb 1940, 270-282   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. A Canada that cannot exist without Quebec, and the Empire that cannot exist without Canada. Highlights of ...
  • What I Have Seen Over There and Over Here
    Text  Baxter, A. Beverley, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 6 Oct 1941, 54-69     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. The trip from Britain to Canada. Going back again in a few days. The unity and spirit and laughter in Britain, and their profound effect upon the war. Impressions from Britain and the British. Significant changes happening ...
    Text  Baxter, A. Beverley, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 6 Oct 1941, 54-69   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. The trip from Britain to Canada. Going back again in a few days. The unity and spirit ...
  • A Battalion Commander's Experience in the First Year of the War
    Text  Haldenby, Brigadier Eric W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 10 Oct 1940, 112-128     A very simple account of the first year of the war as experienced by a battalion commander in the First Canadian Division. Arrival on New Year's Eve in England. Stationing at Aldershot, the greatest military settlement in the world. Finding elaborate precautions for air-raids. Taking part in a review of ...
    Text  Haldenby, Brigadier Eric W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 10 Oct 1940, 112-128   A very simple account of the first year of the war as experienced by a battalion commander in the First Canadian Division. Arrival on New Year's Eve in England. Stationing ...
  • Heroes of the British Merchant Fleet
    Text  Burns, John Allen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 14 Nov 1946, 87-97     The speaker's background and history as a member of a family of shipowners. His interest and keenness in the traffic of the sea that he wishes to communicate. The term "Overseas Trade" and what it means. A story of the speaker's great-grandfather. The expansion of the Merchant Navy in a ...
    Text  Burns, John Allen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 14 Nov 1946, 87-97   The speaker's background and history as a member of a family of shipowners. His interest and keenness in the traffic of the sea that he wishes to communicate. The term ...
  • The Defence of Malta
    Text  Dobbie, Lieut.-General Sir William G.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 22 Feb 1945, 298-310     The siege of Malta. How Malta came into association with the British Empire. Why Malta had to be held during the war. Malta's strategic geographical location. Malta as an effective military base. Consequences if Malta had not been held. Military facilities. The declaration of war on the British Empire and ...
    Text  Dobbie, Lieut.-General Sir William G.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 22 Feb 1945, 298-310   The siege of Malta. How Malta came into association with the British Empire. Why Malta had to be held during the war. Malta's strategic geographical location. Malta as an effective ...
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