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  • The Commonwealth That Will Endure
    Text  Low, Solon E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 3 Apr 1947, 289-304     The alarming situation in which Britain and the Commonwealth find themselves today as a result of a number of forces, some of which have been hard at work over nearly twenty years. Some words from Winston Churchill in February of 1930. The tragic decline in the Empire Spirit. The speaker's ...
    Text  Low, Solon E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 3 Apr 1947, 289-304   The alarming situation in which Britain and the Commonwealth find themselves today as a result of a number of forces, some of which have been hard at work over nearly ...
  • Has The British Empire Completed Its Task?
    Text  Gower-Rees, Colonel, The Ven. Archdeacon A.P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 10 Apr 1947, 305-315     Some of the varied comments regarding the British Empire. The question of the day: "Has the British Empire Completed its Task?" The speaker's substitution of the word "purpose" for "tasks." Use of the word Commonwealth rather than Empire. Ways in which the British Empire is STILL an Empire today. Ways ...
    Text  Gower-Rees, Colonel, The Ven. Archdeacon A.P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 10 Apr 1947, 305-315   Some of the varied comments regarding the British Empire. The question of the day: "Has the British Empire Completed its Task?" The speaker's substitution of the word "purpose" for "tasks." ...
  • The World Without the Empire
    Text  Philip, Percy James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 4 Dec 1947, 143-156     Recalling the war years. Now, seven years later, appraising the cost of that sacrificial defence of the world against Nazi domination. Recalling the speaker's yearly reports. The British Empire that has ceased to exist. Who and what are going to take the place of the British people and the Empire? ...
    Text  Philip, Percy James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 4 Dec 1947, 143-156   Recalling the war years. Now, seven years later, appraising the cost of that sacrificial defence of the world against Nazi domination. Recalling the speaker's yearly reports. The British Empire that ...
  • The British Commonwealth In a Bewildered World
    Text  Douglas, The Honourable T.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 22 Apr 1948, 364-379     The British Commonwealth of Nations as the greatest historical phenomenon of our time and probably of all time, made up of diverse peoples of many tongues, of many races, of many colours and of many creeds. Some amusing anecdotes about rivalries between some nations of the Commonwealth, such as England ...
    Text  Douglas, The Honourable T.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 22 Apr 1948, 364-379   The British Commonwealth of Nations as the greatest historical phenomenon of our time and probably of all time, made up of diverse peoples of many tongues, of many races, of ...
  • The Empire In These Days
    Text  MacDonald, The Right Honourable Malcolm, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 14 Jan 1943, 288-301     Criticism against the Empire. The speaker's declaration of the Imperial faith of his countrymen in Britain. Two things which have got to be understood by anyone who wishes to comprehend the modern British Empire: the infinite variety it contains; the dynamic, not static, Constitution of the Empire. Constitutional changes taking ...
    Text  MacDonald, The Right Honourable Malcolm, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 14 Jan 1943, 288-301   Criticism against the Empire. The speaker's declaration of the Imperial faith of his countrymen in Britain. Two things which have got to be understood by anyone who wishes to comprehend ...
  • Target For Tomorrow
    Text  Drew, The Honourable George A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 4 Jan 1945, 205-218     Questions to ask: What is our peace target for tomorrow; what is the real goal for which we are striving; what is our real vision of our own future. Canadians' desire for jobs and personal security. Much thought, writing, discussion and constructive action being directed toward these goals in Canada ...
    Text  Drew, The Honourable George A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 4 Jan 1945, 205-218   Questions to ask: What is our peace target for tomorrow; what is the real goal for which we are striving; what is our real vision of our own future. Canadians' ...
  • British Colonies in the Future
    Text  Lord Hailey, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 18 Dec 1942, 239-255     The speaker's feeling that we have reached the turning-point of the war. The awareness and appreciation in Great Britain of the part that Canada has played in the war. A division of the great body of nations which makes up the British Commonwealth into three parts: the United Kingdom and ...
    Text  Lord Hailey, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 18 Dec 1942, 239-255   The speaker's feeling that we have reached the turning-point of the war. The awareness and appreciation in Great Britain of the part that Canada has played in the war. A ...
  • Canada's Destiny
    Text  Ferguson, The Honourable G. Howard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 3 Oct 1940, 97-111     Looking at the word "Empire." A lack of clear understanding of just what the Statute of Westminster means and how it applies to the Empire. A quote from the Statute. What the term "Commonwealth of Nations" means and to what it applies. Canada as a self-governing people within the orbit ...
    Text  Ferguson, The Honourable G. Howard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 3 Oct 1940, 97-111   Looking at the word "Empire." A lack of clear understanding of just what the Statute of Westminster means and how it applies to the Empire. A quote from the Statute. ...
  • An Address By Major Right Honourable Anthony Eden
    Text  Major Right Honourable Anthony Eden, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 27 Jun 1946, 1-7     Some of the speaker's memories and feelings of Canada, and the part played by Canada and the Royal Canadian Air Force and Royal Canadian Navy throughout the war years. Canada's position as interpreter in the modern world, especially given the knowledge of the United States and of the United Kingdom. ...
    Text  Major Right Honourable Anthony Eden, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 27 Jun 1946, 1-7   Some of the speaker's memories and feelings of Canada, and the part played by Canada and the Royal Canadian Air Force and Royal Canadian Navy throughout the war years. Canada's ...
  • Anglo-American Freedom Versus Russian Communism
    Text  Hunt, Lawrence, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 20 Nov 1947, 117-124     The English-speaking nations as a family that help each other and stick together as a family should in the hour of need to keep from our door both the wolf and the bear. Not yet enjoying the fairer world which brave men died to win. Britain surviving so-called doom. Aiding ...
    Text  Hunt, Lawrence, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 20 Nov 1947, 117-124   The English-speaking nations as a family that help each other and stick together as a family should in the hour of need to keep from our door both the wolf ...
  • Empire Parliamentary Association Visit to Australia and New Zealand
    Text  Ross, J. Gordon, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 2 Nov 1944, 85-97     Members of the Canadian Parliamentary Committee of the Empire Association who recently visited Australia and New Zealand. Purpose of the visit. A description of the journey there. A descriptive narrative of what the Committee members saw and inspected in Australia in Sydney, Newcastle, Canberra, Melbourne, Hobart in the Island of ...
    Text  Ross, J. Gordon, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 2 Nov 1944, 85-97   Members of the Canadian Parliamentary Committee of the Empire Association who recently visited Australia and New Zealand. Purpose of the visit. A description of the journey there. A descriptive narrative ...
  • Defence of Liberty—There and Here
    Text  MacDonald, Right Honourable Malcolm, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 21 May 1941, 13-24     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. The testing of the British Isles as never before. The heart of the people. An anecdote to illustrate the spirit of Britain, and its King: no doubts, no questionings, a certainty of the rightness of what they ...
    Text  MacDonald, Right Honourable Malcolm, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 21 May 1941, 13-24   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. The testing of the British Isles as never before. The heart of the people. An anecdote to ...
  • Britain and Canada—Brothers In Arms
    Text  Birkett, The Honourable Mr. Justice, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 1 Jun 1942, 1-11     Reference to the thousand bombers that were over Cologne last night. Canadian soldiers in England. The British spirit. The Home Guard in Britain. Eleven campaigns fought during the last two and a half years by the armies of Britain and the Commonwealth. Axis propagandists and what they are saying. The ...
    Text  Birkett, The Honourable Mr. Justice, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 1 Jun 1942, 1-11   Reference to the thousand bombers that were over Cologne last night. Canadian soldiers in England. The British spirit. The Home Guard in Britain. Eleven campaigns fought during the last two ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Australia's Place in the British Commonwealth
    Text  Forde, The Rt. Hon. Francis Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 13 Mar 1947, 256-268     Australia's growth and development as a partner in the British Commonwealth. Australia's present constitutional position and relations with the other parts of the Empire. The basic factor of the relationship one where 98% of Australia is of British stock. Some history of the discovery of Australia by the Dutch in ...
    Text  Forde, The Rt. Hon. Francis Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 13 Mar 1947, 256-268   Australia's growth and development as a partner in the British Commonwealth. Australia's present constitutional position and relations with the other parts of the Empire. The basic factor of the relationship ...
  • A Closer Empire Unity
    Text  Stewart, Prof. H.L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 27 Apr 1944, 463-476     Uniting the democracies in time to prevent what they have twice within a generation been united only in time to repair. The speaker's statement: "In the interests of world peace, we need to draw more firmly the bonds of the British Empire, and we can do so—if we will—without impairing ...
    Text  Stewart, Prof. H.L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 27 Apr 1944, 463-476   Uniting the democracies in time to prevent what they have twice within a generation been united only in time to repair. The speaker's statement: "In the interests of world peace, ...
  • Sharing the Responsibilities of Empire
    Text  Gower-Rees, The Venerable Archdeacon A.P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 13 Jan 1944, 225-237     The complexities of the Empire. The urgent need for a careful consideration of Imperial problems, should the need for taking final decisions arise. The strengths and weaknesses of the Empire's Colonial system, as stated by Prime Minister Jan Christian Smuts of South Africa, along with his suggestions for changes by ...
    Text  Gower-Rees, The Venerable Archdeacon A.P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 13 Jan 1944, 225-237   The complexities of the Empire. The urgent need for a careful consideration of Imperial problems, should the need for taking final decisions arise. The strengths and weaknesses of the Empire's ...
  • British Commonwealth & Empire Co-Operation
    Text  Somerville, Sir James F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 1 Nov 1945, 72-81     The speaker's personal and professional background. His impressions of Canada some 50 years ago. Some words on the tensions between those in the new country, and those in the old, and how they view each other. The disappearance of these "little frictions and distempers" when we fight "side by side ...
    Text  Somerville, Sir James F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 1 Nov 1945, 72-81   The speaker's personal and professional background. His impressions of Canada some 50 years ago. Some words on the tensions between those in the new country, and those in the old, ...
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