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  • The British Legacy: Diplomatic Reflections
    Text  Burns, Sir Andrew, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2004), 26 Jun 2003, 556-567     The speaker's upcoming retirement. Acknowledgement of the Royal Commonwealth Society's Essay Contest winners. The contemporary importance of our bilateral relationship. Refreshing its relevance for the younger generation. Some history. Personal reminiscences. The life of a diplomat. The stability of the North Atlantic alliance. The European union. The situation in Iraq. ...
    Text  Burns, Sir Andrew, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2004), 26 Jun 2003, 556-567   The speaker's upcoming retirement. Acknowledgement of the Royal Commonwealth Society's Essay Contest winners. The contemporary importance of our bilateral relationship. Refreshing its relevance for the younger generation. Some history. Personal ...
  • The Lloyd George Meetings
    Text  George, Right Hon. David Lloyd, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 221-233     At the Brotherhood meeting, introduced by Sir Robert Borden, Lloyd George spoke: Words on the Brotherhood Movement on both sides of the Atlantic. Canada, answering the call in the last war; her willingness to do so again if necessary. One Empire standing for truth, justice, and for God. Lloyd George’s ...
    Text  George, Right Hon. David Lloyd, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 221-233   At the Brotherhood meeting, introduced by Sir Robert Borden, Lloyd George spoke: Words on the Brotherhood Movement on both sides of the Atlantic. Canada, answering the call in the last ...
  • Empire Development
    Text  Mond, Right Hon. Alfred, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 3 Oct 1923, 206-220     The question of Empire development as one of great interest to the Dominions. The Imperial Conference sitting now in London considering many of the problems on which the speaker talks. Some of the people leading and taking part in the Imperial Conference, and their relationship to the speaker. The after-effects ...
    Text  Mond, Right Hon. Alfred, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 3 Oct 1923, 206-220   The question of Empire development as one of great interest to the Dominions. The Imperial Conference sitting now in London considering many of the problems on which the speaker talks. ...
  • A Survey of the Empire: Its Problems and Prospects
    Text  Mitchell, Brig. Gen. C.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 12 Jan 1922, 379-397     At the Annual Meeting. Taking a sort of aeroplane photograph as we pass by, to present several features in each part of the Empire. A quick run over to the old country. The problems of Great Britain very much the problems of the Empire. Problems worked out in Britain recently ...
    Text  Mitchell, Brig. Gen. C.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 12 Jan 1922, 379-397   At the Annual Meeting. Taking a sort of aeroplane photograph as we pass by, to present several features in each part of the Empire. A quick run over to the ...
  • Empire Problems of Today
    Text  Cavan, General, The Earl of, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 19 Dec 1921, 365-378     An address by General, The Earl of Cavan, K.P., G.C.M.G., K.C.B., at a dinner given in his honour. The commitments that all we members of the British Empire have to fulfil at this minute. A review of some of the moments in Canada's history when she supported the British Empire. ...
    Text  Cavan, General, The Earl of, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 19 Dec 1921, 365-378   An address by General, The Earl of Cavan, K.P., G.C.M.G., K.C.B., at a dinner given in his honour. The commitments that all we members of the British Empire have to ...
  • New Forces in Old India
    Text  Joshi, Prof. Samuel L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 15 Dec 1921, 352-364     Facts with regard to the past history of India, showing how the forces that worked in the history of the past have been largely responsible for the conditions that are prevailing there today. A kinship with India which may be traced far back into the dim ages of history. India's ...
    Text  Joshi, Prof. Samuel L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 15 Dec 1921, 352-364   Facts with regard to the past history of India, showing how the forces that worked in the history of the past have been largely responsible for the conditions that are ...
  • Canada Within the Empire
    Text  Newbitt, Hon. Wallace, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 8 Dec 1921, 331-351     Comments on Canada's willingness to protect the Mother Country. A sketch of the growth of Canada up to Confederation. The unrest among the farmers of the Northwest and throughout Ontario, and reasons for it. The Reciprocity Treaty of 1840 and the resulting jump in exports. Confederation in 1867. The purchase ...
    Text  Newbitt, Hon. Wallace, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 8 Dec 1921, 331-351   Comments on Canada's willingness to protect the Mother Country. A sketch of the growth of Canada up to Confederation. The unrest among the farmers of the Northwest and throughout Ontario, ...
  • The Egyptian and Arabian Problems
    Text  Zwemer, Samuel M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 3 Nov 1921, 278-294     Speaking of Egypt and Arabia in their relation to the strength and influence of the British Empire. Personal relationships developed during the speaker's years of missionary service. The difficulty of speaking of these two countries today, still under the mist and shadow of the smoke of battle. A physical description ...
    Text  Zwemer, Samuel M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 3 Nov 1921, 278-294   Speaking of Egypt and Arabia in their relation to the strength and influence of the British Empire. Personal relationships developed during the speaker's years of missionary service. The difficulty of ...
  • Difficulties and Opportunities of the British Empire
    Text  Gough, Rev. A.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 22 Sep 1921, 227-236     Post-war problems in Great Britain. Such problems not the result of the victory. The speaker's opinion as to the cause of the troubles. Finding the most enthusiastic expression coming from the lips of people whose hearts are set upon destruction. Examples of such orators in Hyde Park. The speaker's work ...
    Text  Gough, Rev. A.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 22 Sep 1921, 227-236   Post-war problems in Great Britain. Such problems not the result of the victory. The speaker's opinion as to the cause of the troubles. Finding the most enthusiastic expression coming from ...
  • The Mother of Parliaments
    Text  Lowther, Right Hon. J.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 14 Jun 1921, 204-214     Ways in which the House of Commons as a microcosm of the people of the United Kingdom. The House of Commons also mirroring some of the failings of the British People. The need for direction. Domestic legislation. An amusing comparison between Canada and Great Britain. The speaker's experience of 40 ...
    Text  Lowther, Right Hon. J.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 14 Jun 1921, 204-214   Ways in which the House of Commons as a microcosm of the people of the United Kingdom. The House of Commons also mirroring some of the failings of the British ...
  • The Spirit and Cohesion of the Empire
    Text  Harvey, Sir John Martin, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 28 Apr 1921, 182-191     Making the all-red route starting from the east of Canada and going right across the continent, and then crossing down to Australia, India, Africa, and New Zealand. Now possible because there is a chain of theatres stretched from one end of Canada to the other. Encouraging actors in England to ...
    Text  Harvey, Sir John Martin, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 28 Apr 1921, 182-191   Making the all-red route starting from the east of Canada and going right across the continent, and then crossing down to Australia, India, Africa, and New Zealand. Now possible because ...
  • Songs of the Fleet
    Text  Newbolt, Sir Henry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 22 Feb 1923, 67-79     The origins of the Song of the Fleet. Commentary on each of the songs. A detailed explication of the fifth and last song, the song of the Welcome Home of the dead who died overseas. Some words on independence with reference to Canada's relationship with the British Empire. How the ...
    Text  Newbolt, Sir Henry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 22 Feb 1923, 67-79   The origins of the Song of the Fleet. Commentary on each of the songs. A detailed explication of the fifth and last song, the song of the Welcome Home of ...
  • 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 ...
  • The British Empire and Islam
    Text  Zwemer, Samuel M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 18 Jan 1923, 1-13     The terms "British Empire" and "Islam" which both stand for great realities; for great spiritual realities; held together by ideals more than by constitutions, by-laws, or by political arrangements. Differences in origin and scope and power, yet with many crossing lines. Outline of the address: a consideration of the Dominions ...
    Text  Zwemer, Samuel M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 18 Jan 1923, 1-13   The terms "British Empire" and "Islam" which both stand for great realities; for great spiritual realities; held together by ideals more than by constitutions, by-laws, or by political arrangements. Differences ...
  • Co-operation Between Great Britain and Canada
    Text  Members of the British Educational Mission, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 4 Nov 1918, 340-350     Dr. Shipley, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge: The relations of the highly trained graduate to the business world. The establishment of an Appointments Board at Cambridge by the speaker and Sir Nicholas Shaw. Response to such a Board by the university, and by the magnates of London. Success in ...
    Text  Members of the British Educational Mission, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 4 Nov 1918, 340-350   Dr. Shipley, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge: The relations of the highly trained graduate to the business world. The establishment of an Appointments Board at Cambridge by the speaker ...
  • The World's Debt to England
    Text  Church, S.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 30 May 1918, 253-261     An expression of admiration of Canada's great work in contributing to win the war. This awful conflict that has brought us together in matters of religion. The world's debt to England. The nature of the British Empire. Lloyd George's response to the attack made upon him by General Maurice with ...
    Text  Church, S.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 30 May 1918, 253-261   An expression of admiration of Canada's great work in contributing to win the war. This awful conflict that has brought us together in matters of religion. The world's debt to ...
  • The British Empire Exhibition, A Study in Geography, Resources, and Citizenship of the British Empire
    Text  Parsons, S.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 30 Oct 1924, 285-300     A report and view of the Exhibition as the speaker saw it. The British Empire Exhibition as a great co-operative effort, and how that is so. The lack of private gain in connection with the Exhibit. The site at Wembley. The impossibility of comparing this Exhibit with that of the ...
    Text  Parsons, S.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 30 Oct 1924, 285-300   A report and view of the Exhibition as the speaker saw it. The British Empire Exhibition as a great co-operative effort, and how that is so. The lack of private ...
  • 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 ...
  • Canada's Place Among the English-Speaking Nations
    Text  Whidden, Howard P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 28 Feb 1924, 97-108     The relations of the English-speaking nations as one of the most vital in things in the world's life at the present time. What the Empire stands for. Countries we think of when speaking of the English-speaking nations, and those we leave out. Narrowing down to talk about the United Kingdom, ...
    Text  Whidden, Howard P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 28 Feb 1924, 97-108   The relations of the English-speaking nations as one of the most vital in things in the world's life at the present time. What the Empire stands for. Countries we think ...
  • Will the Suggested Seven-Power Treaty Take the Place of the Protocol?
    Text  Rowell, The Hon. N.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 26 Mar 1925, 154-166     Asking about the public opinion in Canada in reference to the Protocol, one of the most important documents dealing with the peace and security of the world which any government or people has ever been called upon to consider. The lack of knowledge of the provisions and implications of the ...
    Text  Rowell, The Hon. N.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 26 Mar 1925, 154-166   Asking about the public opinion in Canada in reference to the Protocol, one of the most important documents dealing with the peace and security of the world which any government ...
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