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  • Canada and the Nations
    Text  Gardner, The Rt. Hon. James Garfield, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 19 Feb 1948, 253-262     The subject of Canada and the Nations is discussed under the following headings: Canada's Industrial Importance; Three Way Trade; The Areas Concerned; They Required Food; They Required Clothing: They Require Factories; What Has Canada To Offer; How Must We Increase; What Should Our Objective Be?; What Should We Do To ...
    Text  Gardner, The Rt. Hon. James Garfield, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 19 Feb 1948, 253-262   The subject of Canada and the Nations is discussed under the following headings: Canada's Industrial Importance; Three Way Trade; The Areas Concerned; They Required Food; They Required Clothing: They Require ...
  • Outdoors in Canada
    Text  State, Captain J. Milton, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 13 Nov 1924, 311-314     The wonderful work being done by the Canadian National Railways and the Canadian Pacific Railway in making Canada known to the people outside. The speaker's presentation consisted of a slide show and travelogue across Canada, beginning near the mouth of the St. John River where Champlain landed and began his ...
    Text  State, Captain J. Milton, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 13 Nov 1924, 311-314   The wonderful work being done by the Canadian National Railways and the Canadian Pacific Railway in making Canada known to the people outside. The speaker's presentation consisted of a slide ...
  • "What I've Seen"
    Text  Clarkson, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Adrienne, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 14 Sep 2005, 1-15     A joint meeting of the Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian Club of Toronto. The offer of "The Clarkson Cup." The speaker's person reflections from 6 years of visiting Canadians and travelling through Canada from coast to coast to coast. The speaker's role. The great diversity of Canada's geography. ...
    Text  Clarkson, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Adrienne, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 14 Sep 2005, 1-15   A joint meeting of the Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian Club of Toronto. The offer of "The Clarkson Cup." The speaker's person reflections from 6 years of visiting ...
  • Reflections on Canada Day
    Text  Robertson, Lloyd, O.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 25 Jun 1998, 73-80     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Royal Commonwealth Society. Some personal reflections on being awarded the Order of Canada, and some of the speaker's personal experiences. Beginning with a telling of what the speaker copes with on a daily basis. Some frequently asked questions. Approaching ...
    Text  Robertson, Lloyd, O.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 25 Jun 1998, 73-80   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Royal Commonwealth Society. Some personal reflections on being awarded the Order of Canada, and some of the speaker's personal ...
  • Canada At The Crossroads
    Text  Drew, Lieutenant-Colonel George A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 6 Mar 1941, 385-401     Reference to previous addresses by the speaker. Canada today. The almost limitless resources at our disposal. Development in all directions. Few limits to the opportunities open to the youth of Canada if we only organize efficiently for the future. Sir Frederick Banting as an example of the heights to which ...
    Text  Drew, Lieutenant-Colonel George A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 6 Mar 1941, 385-401   Reference to previous addresses by the speaker. Canada today. The almost limitless resources at our disposal. Development in all directions. Few limits to the opportunities open to the youth of ...
  • Canada from East to West
    Text  DuMoulin, Right Rev. J.P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1912), 24 Nov 1910, 101-109     A descriptive travelogue across Canada. A description and tribute to those fine old Maritime Provinces. Proceeding westward by two great routes: the magnificent St. Lawrence or the Intercolonial Railway, "the product of the greatest man who ever governed Canada." Reaching beautiful Quebec. Montreal and the great lessons that one learns ...
    Text  DuMoulin, Right Rev. J.P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1912), 24 Nov 1910, 101-109   A descriptive travelogue across Canada. A description and tribute to those fine old Maritime Provinces. Proceeding westward by two great routes: the magnificent St. Lawrence or the Intercolonial Railway, "the ...
  • Canada In Crises—As Seen By An Australian
    Text  Norwood, The Reverend Frederick W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 20 Feb 1941, 356-369     The speaker's description and impressions of Canada. The speaker's native Australia. Comparisons between Canada, England, and Australia. What fascinates the speaker about Canada. The strategic significance of Canada. The speaker's belief that Canadians are not governing their own country. Four other peoples that are determining Canada's history more than Canadians. ...
    Text  Norwood, The Reverend Frederick W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 20 Feb 1941, 356-369   The speaker's description and impressions of Canada. The speaker's native Australia. Comparisons between Canada, England, and Australia. What fascinates the speaker about Canada. The strategic significance of Canada. The speaker's ...
  • A New Look At Canada
    Text  Abbott, The Hon. Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 11 Mar 1948, 285-298     Thinking too much about our problems and too little about our achievements; spending too much time in worrying and criticising and backbiting and not enough in constructive thinking and co-operative action. The need for something to restore our perspective. Directing our attention to the record of Canada's growth as a ...
    Text  Abbott, The Hon. Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 11 Mar 1948, 285-298   Thinking too much about our problems and too little about our achievements; spending too much time in worrying and criticising and backbiting and not enough in constructive thinking and co-operative ...
  • Our Son's Heritage
    Text  Fauteux, The Honourable Gaspard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 8 Apr 1954, 299-311     The speaker addresses the audience not so much as the Queen's representative in French Quebec but as a citizen of our great Kingdom of Canada and a humble member of the British Commonwealth of Nations. Being proud of our Past, confident in our Present and with faith in our future; ...
    Text  Fauteux, The Honourable Gaspard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 8 Apr 1954, 299-311   The speaker addresses the audience not so much as the Queen's representative in French Quebec but as a citizen of our great Kingdom of Canada and a humble member of ...
  • Canada in 1953
    Text  St-Laurent, Right Honourable Louis S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 9 Mar 1953, 252-265     Reference to what the speaker said in a previous address. Coming a long way since 1920 in developing a national spirit. Having more faith in ourselves and in our country than we have ever had before. Strengthening that faith by many tangible expressions of the faith of other countries in ...
    Text  St-Laurent, Right Honourable Louis S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 9 Mar 1953, 252-265   Reference to what the speaker said in a previous address. Coming a long way since 1920 in developing a national spirit. Having more faith in ourselves and in our country ...
  • John Fisher Reports
    Text  Fisher, John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 2 Nov 1950, 51-68     A review and commentary on many subjects Canadian. Remarks about Newfoundland. The story of the negotiations with Newfoundland and how it was done in a "British way." Contrasting Newfoundland and the rest of Canada with Czechoslovakia and the U.S.S.R. The uniqueness of Canada. The Commonwealth and Canada's role in it. ...
    Text  Fisher, John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 2 Nov 1950, 51-68   A review and commentary on many subjects Canadian. Remarks about Newfoundland. The story of the negotiations with Newfoundland and how it was done in a "British way." Contrasting Newfoundland and ...
  • Our National Equipment
    Text  Ross, Sir George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 7 Nov 1912, 56-69     The founding and equipping of a nation, analogous to the founding and equipping of an industry. For situation, for climate, for resources, for accessibility to the trade and commerce of the world, no nation more favourably situation than Canada. Some territorial details of Canada. Natural resources, greater materially than the ...
    Text  Ross, Sir George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 7 Nov 1912, 56-69   The founding and equipping of a nation, analogous to the founding and equipping of an industry. For situation, for climate, for resources, for accessibility to the trade and commerce of ...
  • If Mike and Tom Can Get Along, Why Can't Canada?
    Text  Duffy, Mike and Clark, Tom, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 19 Jun 1997, 70-81     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Royal Commonwealth Society, Toronto Branch. A special Canada Day luncheon. First, some remarks by the Honorary Vice-President of the Empire Club of Canada and the Honorary Chairman of the Royal Commonwealth Society, Her Honour, Hilary M. Weston, the Lieutenant-Governor ...
    Text  Duffy, Mike and Clark, Tom, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 19 Jun 1997, 70-81   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Royal Commonwealth Society, Toronto Branch. A special Canada Day luncheon. First, some remarks by the Honorary Vice-President of the ...
  • France and Canada
    Text  Claudel, Dr. Paul, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 8 Nov 1928, 242-244     Duties of an Ambassador. The speaker as poet. The story of a Japanese poet who was given by the Emperor a big bundle of white paper that inspired him every day to write what came to his mind, and which turned into a charming book of poetry. Canada as a ...
    Text  Claudel, Dr. Paul, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 8 Nov 1928, 242-244   Duties of an Ambassador. The speaker as poet. The story of a Japanese poet who was given by the Emperor a big bundle of white paper that inspired him every ...
  • A Long Time Ago in the Future—Canada Yesterday and Tomorrow
    Text  LeBlanc, His Excellency, The Right Honourable Roméo, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 26 Jun 1996, 38-46     A joint meeting of The Royal Commonwealth Society and The Empire Club of Canada. A reflection of Canada's history, and the speaker's views about the nature of this country. Suggestions about our future. A discussion of the true nature of Canadians. The suggestion that often a crisis will reveal character. ...
    Text  LeBlanc, His Excellency, The Right Honourable Roméo, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 26 Jun 1996, 38-46   A joint meeting of The Royal Commonwealth Society and The Empire Club of Canada. A reflection of Canada's history, and the speaker's views about the nature of this country. Suggestions ...
  • Russia
    Text  Ignatieff, Count Paul N., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 12 Mar 1931, 96-105     Understanding the trend of the underlying forces which have created the Russian Nation. A review of Russia's past history to provide some idea of the difficulties confronting Russian school education. An historical review of Russia's education. The ruling class of Russia. The Russian as a family man or a religious ...
    Text  Ignatieff, Count Paul N., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 12 Mar 1931, 96-105   Understanding the trend of the underlying forces which have created the Russian Nation. A review of Russia's past history to provide some idea of the difficulties confronting Russian school education. ...
  • The British Delegation
    Text  Wakefield, Sir Charles; Howarth, Sir Arthur; Stewart, Dr.; Spender, Harold, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 6 Oct 1922, 237-243     A complimentary dinner for a British Delegation who had visited the United States and presented statues of Pitt, Burke and Bryce to the American people. The Empire Club of Canada, on their arrival in Toronto, tendered a complimentary dinner in the King Edward Hotel. Some of the delegates spoke briefly. ...
    Text  Wakefield, Sir Charles; Howarth, Sir Arthur; Stewart, Dr.; Spender, Harold, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 6 Oct 1922, 237-243   A complimentary dinner for a British Delegation who had visited the United States and presented statues of Pitt, Burke and Bryce to the American people. The Empire Club of Canada, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Canadian Values and the Responsibility that Comes With Leadership
    Text  Morgan, Gwyn, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 22 Feb 2006, 350-363     Some personal reminiscences and history of the speaker. Factors in the success in life's journey. Focussing on ethical values and more specifically the critical importance of high ethical values in the people chosen for leadership positions in our country. The importance of strong Canadian-headquartered enterprises and the importance of building ...
    Text  Morgan, Gwyn, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 22 Feb 2006, 350-363   Some personal reminiscences and history of the speaker. Factors in the success in life's journey. Focussing on ethical values and more specifically the critical importance of high ethical values in ...
  • Capitol Offences: Dr. Foth Meets Uncle Sam
    Text  Fotheringham, Allan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 16 Oct 1986, 51-59     An amusing, somewhat tonge-in-cheek examination of Canada and Canadians. A look at "a skipping-stone approach to Canada and dip below the border." A cross-country appraisal of Canada. Characteristics of a Canadian. An American appraisal of Canada. A lack of understanding by both countries, of the other. The good things about ...
    Text  Fotheringham, Allan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 16 Oct 1986, 51-59   An amusing, somewhat tonge-in-cheek examination of Canada and Canadians. A look at "a skipping-stone approach to Canada and dip below the border." A cross-country appraisal of Canada. Characteristics of a ...
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