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  • Twenty-Five Years in Canada
    Text  Tweedsmuir, Lord, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1962), 23 Nov 1961, 69-73     Some personal reminiscences. Some observations about Canada, about Britain, and about the relationship between the two nations.
    Text  Tweedsmuir, Lord, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1962), 23 Nov 1961, 69-73   Some personal reminiscences. Some observations about Canada, about Britain, and about the relationship between the two nations.
  • Partners in Freedom
    Text  Wadds, Jean Casselman, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 16 Oct 1980, 53-64     The unique qualities of the relationship between Canada and the United Kingdom. The modest character of Canadians and how that is changing on the world scene as Canada matures as a nation. The participation of Canada in The Edinburgh Festival of 1980. Canada's place in the space age. Some international ...
    Text  Wadds, Jean Casselman, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 16 Oct 1980, 53-64   The unique qualities of the relationship between Canada and the United Kingdom. The modest character of Canadians and how that is changing on the world scene as Canada matures as ...
  • How Education Strengthens The Links of Empire
    Text  Fay, Prof. C.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 20 Oct 1921, 252-260     The importance of sentiment in Imperial affairs. An invitation to consider the point that sentiment unaided by knowledge is not able to effect everything. The speaker's wish to show us that there is something more than sentiment in the field of activities, something very closely connected with sentiment, that being ...
    Text  Fay, Prof. C.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 20 Oct 1921, 252-260   The importance of sentiment in Imperial affairs. An invitation to consider the point that sentiment unaided by knowledge is not able to effect everything. The speaker's wish to show us ...
  • Imperial Co-operation
    Text  Amery, the Right Honourable L.C.S.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 19 Jan 1928, 1-10     The impossibility of separating the growth of Canada's national life from the development of the British Empire. A brief historical review of Canada as part of the British Empire. The influence of the United Empire Loyalists and their descendants upon the whole conception of a united Empire in Great Britain, ...
    Text  Amery, the Right Honourable L.C.S.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 19 Jan 1928, 1-10   The impossibility of separating the growth of Canada's national life from the development of the British Empire. A brief historical review of Canada as part of the British Empire. The ...
  • British Foreign Policy in Transition
    Text  Steward, The Right Honourable Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1970), 16 Sep 1969, 1-14     The commonality between Canada and Britain. The nature and conduct of foreign policy by each country. Re-examining policies in the light of contemporary needs. Looking at the needs of our respective countries today and finding solid and modern reasons why the mutual affection and the links of the past should ...
    Text  Steward, The Right Honourable Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1970), 16 Sep 1969, 1-14   The commonality between Canada and Britain. The nature and conduct of foreign policy by each country. Re-examining policies in the light of contemporary needs. Looking at the needs of our ...
  • Canada as a Field for the Solution of Imperial Problems
    Text  Falconer, Rev. R.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 26 Mar 1908, 199-208     The Dominion of Canada as proof to the world of the mastery, the masterfulness, of Great Britain as a colonizing power. The fascination about our history, and with it a great deal of natural beauty which forms a background for the great problems of Empire that have been solved in ...
    Text  Falconer, Rev. R.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 26 Mar 1908, 199-208   The Dominion of Canada as proof to the world of the mastery, the masterfulness, of Great Britain as a colonizing power. The fascination about our history, and with it a ...
  • Canada and Great Britain
    Text  Clar, Sir William H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 24 Jan 1929, 20-34     The wide field of the mutual inter-relations of Canada and Great Britain. This theme peculiarly appropriate to the City of Toronto, and how that is so. The slow development of the speaker's position, some responsibilities of which were formerly taken on by the Governor-General. The immediate occasion for the creation ...
    Text  Clar, Sir William H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 24 Jan 1929, 20-34   The wide field of the mutual inter-relations of Canada and Great Britain. This theme peculiarly appropriate to the City of Toronto, and how that is so. The slow development of ...
  • British Politics and Reciprocity
    Text  Pratt, A.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1912), 9 Feb 1911, 186-193     Some impressions from the speaker of the recent British elections and then, from the viewpoint perhaps of an Imperialist, something as to Reciprocity. The extreme rapidity and suddenness with which Great Britain plunged from dissolution to voting at the polls, locked in combat the day the House dissolves with the ...
    Text  Pratt, A.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1912), 9 Feb 1911, 186-193   Some impressions from the speaker of the recent British elections and then, from the viewpoint perhaps of an Imperialist, something as to Reciprocity. The extreme rapidity and suddenness with which ...
  • Canada's Indebtedness to the Motherland
    Text  Ketchen, Reverend Beverley, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1937), 10 Dec 1936, 138-149     Looking at the romance and the responsibility of Canadian citizenship, or from another viewpoint, Imperial citizenship. Thinking of Canada as a priceless heritage. A few words about the pioneers of Canada. The inheritance of great traditions when we are honour bound to cherish and preserve. The phrase "Be British" and ...
    Text  Ketchen, Reverend Beverley, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1937), 10 Dec 1936, 138-149   Looking at the romance and the responsibility of Canadian citizenship, or from another viewpoint, Imperial citizenship. Thinking of Canada as a priceless heritage. A few words about the pioneers of ...
  • Invisible Success Story
    Text  Limerick, Lord, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 15 May 1975, 12-29     Anglo-Canadian trade relations. First, a world view and three general propositions: economies are rising and falling at an unprecedented rate as the balance of resource demand and availability changes. Countries with ample natural resources are going to have an easier time compared with those which rely on importing and converting. ...
    Text  Limerick, Lord, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 15 May 1975, 12-29   Anglo-Canadian trade relations. First, a world view and three general propositions: economies are rising and falling at an unprecedented rate as the balance of resource demand and availability changes. Countries ...
  • Combined Operations
    Text  Thorneycroft, Peter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1955), 11 Jun 1954, 1-5     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian Club of Toronto and the Board of Trade, Toronto. A look outside the field of Canadian-United Kingdom trade, and see how jointly we should face the world beyond. The certainty that we must face it together, and that ...
    Text  Thorneycroft, Peter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1955), 11 Jun 1954, 1-5   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian Club of Toronto and the Board of Trade, Toronto. A look outside the field of Canadian-United Kingdom trade, ...
  • Do We Need Diplomacy?
    Text  Moran, Lord, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 25 Mar 1982, 339-354     Despite similar and serious economic problems, Britain seen as on the road to economic recovery. Remarks about the speaker's profession as a diplomat. A description of what a diplomat does; some of the problems involved; some of the technical skills required; the need for different skills in different countries. Examples ...
    Text  Moran, Lord, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 25 Mar 1982, 339-354   Despite similar and serious economic problems, Britain seen as on the road to economic recovery. Remarks about the speaker's profession as a diplomat. A description of what a diplomat does; ...
  • Canada-U.K. Relations: A Friendly Challenge
    Text  McMurtry, The Hon. R. Roy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 9 Jan 1986, 191-201     The deep and extensive roots of the relations between Canada and the United Kingdom. How the two nations have tended to grow apart recently by force of external circumstance. The process of reinvigorating and strengthening the bilateral relationship based on the recognition of current realities in identifying new interests, new ...
    Text  McMurtry, The Hon. R. Roy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 9 Jan 1986, 191-201   The deep and extensive roots of the relations between Canada and the United Kingdom. How the two nations have tended to grow apart recently by force of external circumstance. The ...
  • Canadian-British Relations in 1987
    Text  Wells, Thomas L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 30 Apr 1987, 421-431     A brief history of the speaker's position. The structure of the position. Taking advantages of opportunities. The relationship between Britain and Canada: stopping the drift. Some historical context. Four areas in which collaboration between Britain and Canada are most important: defence; the Commonwealth connection; finance, trade and investment; collaboration between ...
    Text  Wells, Thomas L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 30 Apr 1987, 421-431   A brief history of the speaker's position. The structure of the position. Taking advantages of opportunities. The relationship between Britain and Canada: stopping the drift. Some historical context. Four areas ...
  • Canada and Britain—The Invisible Links
    Text  Rogers, John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 23 Apr 1953, 329-340     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Toronto Board of Trade. Great Britain, Canada, and some of the possibilities which arise from the relations between the two countries. Numerous attempts made by a great variety of people to explain how Great Britain achieved the important position ...
    Text  Rogers, John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 23 Apr 1953, 329-340   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Toronto Board of Trade. Great Britain, Canada, and some of the possibilities which arise from the relations between the ...
  • Britain in 1971
    Text  Hayman, His Excellency Sir Peter T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1971), 7 Jan 1971, 181-195     What is happening in Britain in 1971. A list of major events in Britain over the last 25 years. The role of countries the size of Britain, and the size of Canada in 1971. Some characteristics of the British which have not changed over time. Some of the problems currently ...
    Text  Hayman, His Excellency Sir Peter T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1971), 7 Jan 1971, 181-195   What is happening in Britain in 1971. A list of major events in Britain over the last 25 years. The role of countries the size of Britain, and the size ...
  • Report on Britain
    Text  Barkway, Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 27 Mar 1947, 279-288     The speaker's recent visit to Britain and the conditions there during the worst weather in 100 years. Some salient facts. Along with the worst weather in a long time, a lack of resources of water power or anything else. The dependency upon coal of Britain's industry, domestic consumption, and everything ...
    Text  Barkway, Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 27 Mar 1947, 279-288   The speaker's recent visit to Britain and the conditions there during the worst weather in 100 years. Some salient facts. Along with the worst weather in a long time, a ...
  • Journey to Canada
    Text  Johnston, Sir John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 10 Oct 1974, 36-45     Personal reminiscences of young childhood, and World War II. Changes in Canada and Britain in the post-war years. Now, a description of the Britain left and the Canada to come. Central question: what, in October 1974, have Canada and Britain to say to each other, and to do together? Discussion ...
    Text  Johnston, Sir John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 10 Oct 1974, 36-45   Personal reminiscences of young childhood, and World War II. Changes in Canada and Britain in the post-war years. Now, a description of the Britain left and the Canada to come. ...
  • The Fallacy of Nationalism
    Text  Grant, Prof. W.L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 11 Apr 1912, 222-228     The question of Nationalism in the modern sense rather a new thing. A nation, in the sense of a people with coherent boundaries awakening to a common consciousness really taking its rise only after the French Revolution. A brief historical review of such development. All the nationalistic strivings in Europe ...
    Text  Grant, Prof. W.L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 11 Apr 1912, 222-228   The question of Nationalism in the modern sense rather a new thing. A nation, in the sense of a people with coherent boundaries awakening to a common consciousness really taking ...
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