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Our Imperial Relations 
Text  Rowell, N.W., Our Imperial Relations, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 31 Oct 1912, 49-55  Our view as to what our Imperial relations should be, dependent largely on our conception of Empire, and of the ideal towards which we should work. Some facts and some principles upon which, the speaker feels sure, we can all agree. A detailed list of six items follows. Four suggestions that have...
A Weak Link in the Imperial Chain 
Text  Merritt, Lieut.-Colonel Wm. Hamilton, A Weak Link in the Imperial Chain, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 25 Nov 1909, 38-46  The speaker's plea today for national safety and national defence as advocated by such leagues as the United Service League in England, and the Australian Defence league. Hoping to have a similar league in Canada. Comments on the attitude of the Canadian people to considerations of national...
The Trend of Empire 
Text  Foster, Hon. George E., The Trend of Empire, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 10 Jan 1910, 89-101  The trend of Empire, which interests us all but not, as far as the speaker is concerned, as much as it ought. Ways in which the Empire of Great Britain is unique. The trend of Empire divided into three parts: the long, long period of preparation; the period of wonderful and unexampled expansion,...
Are We Equal to the Occasion? 
Text  Burnham, J.H., Are We Equal to the Occasion?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 23 Jan 1913, 146-156  The great point of conflict in Canada today: "Shall we do something towards making ourselves into an Empire, or shall we do nothing? A growing disposition in Canada among people who should know better, to forsake their duties and responsibilities as men and as members of this great Empire …" Words...
The Present Position of the Imperial Problem 
Text  Kylie, Professor, The Present Position of the Imperial Problem, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 24 Apr 1913, 213-224  Asking whether there is an Imperial Problem at all. The speaker's view of the correct reading of British History; that plans have been so prepared, and have fitted in so smoothly that people have not seen the degree of careful thought which has gone before. An Imperial Problem or a Canadian...
Imperial Defence 
Text  d'Egville, howard, Imperial Defence, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 25 Sep 1908, 11-18  Some broad aspects of our Imperial position in order to promote that consideration and that discussion which can alone tend to the solution of the problems of our Empire. The main purpose of the address to investigate the views of prominent Canadians upon questions of closer co-operation. The real...
The Treaty-Making Power 
Text  Clark, J.M., The Treaty-Making Power, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 23 Mar 1905, 222-227  Treaty-making power as a large and important matter of very special interest to Canada at the present stage of her national development. Definitions of the word "nation." Ways in which Canada is not a nation. How the possession of full Treaty-making power is involved in the very idea of...
The Evolution of Canadian Sentiment 
Text  Ross, Hon. G.W., The Evolution of Canadian Sentiment, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 12 May 1905, 252-267  Passing through, in the last 50-100 years, from a protoplasm of Canadian loyalty to the rather fuller development which we have now reached. Recalling a time when there was no such thing as Canadian loyalty. Recalling he time when our fathers came here. Only within the last few years we knew we...
Canadian Patriotism 
Text  Osborne, Henry C., Canadian Patriotism, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 30 Mar 1905, 268-276  The subject of patriotism in general and, more particularly, Canadian patriotism. Ways in which patriotism is distinctly a product of geographical conditions, and how it is developed. Love of race, or loyalty as another quality which is closely related to patriotism. Patriotism as the conjunction...
The Political Cleavage of a Continent 
Text  Ross, Hon. George W., The Political Cleavage of a Continent, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1907), 29 Nov 1906, 93-103  The natural, the political, the commercial cleavage between Canadian America (or British America) and United States America; such proposition proved from the historical method. The trend in our history which has led us so far on our way, if there is any trend at all. Ways in which the trend of...
Empire Questions 
Text  Cranston, Lieut.-Colonel Sir Robert, Empire Questions, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1907), 306-313  The speaker's belief that we, as members of the British Empire, are one people, speaking one language, with the same blood running through our veins, and with one hope--the well-being of the people of the country to which we belong. Our common commercial interests, common liberties and other...
Preferential Trade 
Text  Foster, Hon. George E., Preferential Trade, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1904), 17 Dec 1903, 20-30  Defining what the question of preferential trade means. Ways in which Imperial Preference is not the same as Imperialism. A quick definition of Imperial Preference. A proposal in the rough, to be worked out into detail later. Differentiating treatment of members and non-members of the family of...
The Wider Patriotism 
Text  Hopkins, Castell, The Wider Patriotism, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1912), 5 Apr 1911, 238-240  Annual Dinner of the Empire Club of Canada. The progress of the principles and policy of Imperialism over the year. A review of what the speaker finds are the influences now working in Canada toward closer and better relations or which in recent years have aided in that direction. A list is...
Luncheon to British Medical Association 
Text  Barlow, Sir Thomas; Broadbent, Sir W.H.; Franklin, Dr. George Cooper; Sherrington, Prof. C.S., Luncheon to British Medical Association, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1907), 23 Aug 1906, 9-13  Report only. The luncheon was chaired by the President of the Empire Club, Mr. James P. Murray. The keynote was "Canada and a United Empire." Mr. W.K. George proposed the health of the guests. Sir William Broadbent talked about the connection between Canada and the Mother Country, with hopes that...
Thoughts About Canada and Australia 
Text  Montague, Hon. W.H., Thoughts About Canada and Australia, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1904), 21 Jan 1904, 43-50  Canadians who have succeeded in other parts of the world. Something of Australia and Canadians who have gone to take their place there. Canadianism and Imperialism. Canada's work done in terms of trade with the United States and with Great Britain. Reference to Lord Strathcona and his work to...
The Relations of Canada, the Motherland and the United States 
Text  Birge, Cyrus A., The Relations of Canada, the Motherland and the United States, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1904), 18 Feb 1904, 74-83  This address was delivered from Mss. Previously prepared, and delivered before the Commercial Club, Providence, Rhode Island, U.S. Speaking from the viewpoint of a loyal Canadian. Canada's history which led up to the federation of what was at one time a series of scattered provinces into one great...
Three Imperial Topics: Imperial Ignorance; Imperial History; Imperial Unity 
Text  Osborne, Henry C.; Ferguson, Dr. John; Cumberland, Barlow, Three Imperial Topics: Imperial Ignorance; Imperial History; Imperial Unity, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1904), 21 Apr 1904, 173-202  Imperial Ignorance--Mr. H.C. Osborne: Some words about The Empire Club of Canada and its interests. The ignorance which is said to exist in the Old Country with regard to Canadians and our affairs. The origins of this sensitivity by Canadians. Considering our own ignorance on Imperial matters. A...
Practical Imperialism 
Text  Walker, Byron E., Practical Imperialism, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1904), 28 Apr 1904, 203-216  Independence as the only future that is possible to Canadians, except that of remaining in the Empire. Ways in which we are by nature British. Ways in which we are not exactly British, especially to the Englishman. The attitude of the Englishman to our loyalty. The unfortunate tangling together of...
The British Legacy: Diplomatic Reflections 
Text  Burns, Sir Andrew, The British Legacy: Diplomatic Reflections, 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...
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