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The Australian Good-Will Party 
Text  Laffer, H.E.; Hyland, A.E., The Australian Good-Will Party, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 29 Oct 1931, 234-245  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Toronto Board of Trade. Mr. A.E. Hyland: Canada's pioneering work in Empire preference and the development of Empire trade. Australia's putting into place the principles that Canada initiated. An appreciation of the assistance and interest shown...
Conditions in India Today 
Text  Wadia, Bahman Pestonji, Conditions in India Today, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 9 Mar 1922, 68-82  Greetings from the ancient civilization and land of India. The present condition in India giving serious cause for thought to all who have the interests of that country at heart. Two great epochs which have marked, in recent times, the political development of the country: one which opened with...
Australia and Her Post-War Problem 
Text  Braddon, Hon. H.Y., Australia and Her Post-War Problem, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 24 Jan 1919, 63-76  Australia's regard for Canadians as blood brothers. Some distinctions between Canada and Australia. The labour question in Australia. Laws governing labour conditions and wages in Australia. Reference to the Whitley report in England. Strikes in Australia. The small Bolshevist element in the...
A Canadian's View of the Empire as Seen From London 
Text  McKinnon, John S., A Canadian's View of the Empire as Seen From London, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 18 Mar 1926, 102-115  The success of the British Empire Exhibition. The participation and effect of that participation, of the Princes of Wales and the Royal Family. The origins of the Exhibition. Special buildings erected by the different countries for their exhibits. A detailed description of the Exhibition grounds...
Links of Empire 
Text  Martin, The Honourable John S., Links of Empire, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1928), 12 Jan 1928, 256-269  Some of those factors of the British Empire which in ancient and modern times have served as links of Empire: Science, Settlement, Sentiment. Ways in which Science has made its most important contributions to Empire building. How advances in transportation and communication have made the world...
What Would United States Naval Parity With Great Britain Mean for Canada? 
Text  Wrong, Professor George M., What Would United States Naval Parity With Great Britain Mean for Canada?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 10 Apr 1930, 153-164  The British Fleet and how it helped to establish Canada. British naval power. Scientific developments which have caused the world to tend towards drawing into a unity, with examples. The question as to whether war involves gain to even the victorious side. The question of naval parity with the...
Bernard Shaw and the Empire 
Text  Colbourne, Maurice, Bernard Shaw and the Empire, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 6 Feb 1930, 36-47  Some references and anecdotes with regard to previous words the speaker has offered on Bernard Shaw. Looking for some points of contact between Bernard Shaw and the Empire. Shaw's critical attitude towards the British Empire; the survival of the British Empire in spite of such criticisms. Many...
Our Indian Empire 
Text  Cory, Major-General Sir G.N., Our Indian Empire, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 4 May 1926, 187-198  Explaining what India is, and why it is rightly called "Our Indian Empire." The languages, people, climate, and religions of India. The different point of view of Indian people, with example. A physical description of India. The coastline of India, 5-6,000 miles, kept intact by the invisible...
The India of Tomorrow 
Text  Mudaliar, Diwan Bahadur, The India of Tomorrow, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 18 Sep 1933, 206-216  The speaker's dedication to the future of India, not merely internally but in foreign politics as well. The very hazy idea that most Canadians must have of India and of Indian problems. Ways in which India and Canada, Indians and Canadians, are far apart. India pulsating with new hopes. Ways in...
Throne and Empire 
Text  Dutton, Sir Frederick, Throne and Empire, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 8 Oct 1925, 264-269  The Throne and United Empire. The throne as representative of that great estate of the realm, the Crown, always the most potent connecting link between all parts of the Empire. Two occasions on which the Dominion of Canada fought for the United Empire: when the Fathers of Confederation combined...
By-Products of Empire 
Text  Russell, The Rev. G. Stanley, By-Products of Empire, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 14 Nov 1929, 301-312  A look back at other empires and their by-products. Examples of by-products of the British Empire. How the members of the Bar of the United States of America represent the greatest by-product of the British Empire. Canadian nationhood as another example. The conglomeration of races. The marvellous...
What Is The British Point of View 
Text  Mess, Lieutenant-Colonel James, What Is The British Point of View, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 12 Jan 1939, 171-183  Reaching conclusions and interpreting news of international importance without too much criticism of the actions of our Mother Country, although our independent Canadian spirit demands that we criticize. Doing so intelligently. The problem of translating the international situation from the...
What Does Our Empire Mean To Us? 
Text  Dunning, The Honourable Charles A., What Does Our Empire Mean To Us?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 16 Dec 1937, 160-169  A fundamental difference between our Empire and a totalitarian state: no conscription of the mind. An illustration of what that means. Reminiscences of the Coronation, and what it means to the Empire. The Empire as represented in the character of the King. The word Empire, used in the name of this...
Our Democratic Heritage 
Text  Lindal, W.J., Our Democratic Heritage, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 27 Apr 1939, 393-409  Looking back through history in order to see if a common ground of ideas and ideals can be found which might be made a background upon which a common policy of defence might be based. Our Democratic Heritage as the qualities of mind and the institutions which they have brought into being. This...
British Commonwealth & Empire Co-Operation 
Text  Somerville, Sir James F., British Commonwealth & Empire Co-Operation, 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...
Sharing the Responsibilities of Empire 
Text  Gower-Rees, The Venerable Archdeacon A.P., Sharing the Responsibilities of Empire, 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...
A Closer Empire Unity 
Text  Stewart, Prof. H.L., A Closer Empire Unity, 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 in the...
The Tie That Binds 
Text  Rathbone, Henry R., The Tie That Binds, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 1 May 1919, 264-275  Unity of the Anglo-Saxon race as the hope of the world today, and why that is so. Ways in which the British and American nations are by far the mightiest in the world. How Britain and America have demonstrated that they possess the genius for government. The British Empire and the United States as...
Empire Day 
Text  Cody, Hon. Dr. H.J., Empire Day, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 22 May 1919, 287-290  President Stapells asked Dr. Cody to propose the toast to the Empire. Dr. Cody: The special fitness in proposing this toast this year. The name of Queen Victoria, inextricably linked up with great advance in the idea and practice of the Empire, and how that is so. The Empire's health, stature, and...
Target For Tomorrow 
Text  Drew, The Honourable George A., Target For Tomorrow, 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...
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