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Was The King Right 
Text  Maheux, M. L'Abbé Arthur, Was The King Right, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 24 Feb 1949, 234-244  Choosing as a subject the King of England, George the Third. Reasons for choosing such a topic. The speaker's learned conclusion that one of the main differences between the French and English in Canada is how they look at History. An explication of that view. The present import of that difference...
The Work of the Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism 
Text  Laurendeau, Andre and Dunton, Davidson, The Work of the Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 515), 9 Apr 1964, 328-338  Andre Laurendeau: Summing up the subject of the inquiry at recent regional meetings of the Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism by asking the following questions: "These two peoples, the English-speaking and the French-speaking, can they continue to live together? Do they want to? And...
The Present Evolution of Quebec, Its Meaning and Its Scope 
Text  Lesage, The Honourable Jean, The Present Evolution of Quebec, Its Meaning and Its Scope, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 16 Nov 1964, 85-97  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. What the people of Quebec are thinking. The transition from the quiet revolution to what the speaker calls "the noisier evolution" that is taking place in Quebec today. Two problems facing Canada today: biracialism and...
Canada Victorious, Happy and Glorious 
Text  Maheux, L'Abbe Arthur, Canada Victorious, Happy and Glorious, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 15 Apr 1943, 474-490  Some words on the speaker's travels. Feeling deeply Canadian after having visited foreign countries. The speaker's travels in Canada. The spirit of co-operation that the speaker found in his Canadian travels. A look at the words of "O Canada." Some historical conflicts between English and...
Unrest in French Canada 
Text  Favreau, the Honourable Guy, Unrest in French Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 515), 5 Mar 1964, 279-290  ...'s restlessness, like most human relations, cannot be defined with the clarity of a legal text, or charted with the cold precision of the drafting board. Even man's most concrete affairs are difficult to express in exact terms. But aside from personal and individual grievances, French Canadians...
The Referendum: Everyone's Business 
Text  Vennat, Michel, The Referendum: Everyone's Business, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1995), 9 Feb 1995, 421-431  Facing two issues that are closely linked: a provincial government doing its utmost to break up the Canadian federation; a debt and deficit problem that threatens our well-being as a nation. The importance of tackling both these issues immediately, and why it is so important. A review of the...
A Tale of Two Cities 
Text  Sharp, The Honourable Mitchell W., A Tale of Two Cities, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 26 Nov 1964, 113-124  Mr. Sharp was unable to fly from Ottawa due to unfavourable weather conditions. His address was read by Colonel Hilborn. The relationship between English-speaking and French-speaking Canadians. Learning to be Canadians. The self-examining Canadian. The root of the separatist movement in both...
Quebec and Pan-Canadian Unity 
Text  Godbout, The Honourable Joseph Adelard, Quebec and Pan-Canadian Unity, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 4 Dec 1940, 225-242  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. Working for unity. Seeking together the most effective means of strengthening Canadian unity the country over. Signs of unity. Safeguarding the sacred patrimony which our ancestors handed down to us, the principles which lie at...
Quebec as It Is 
Text  Garneau, M. Raymond, Quebec as It Is, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 20 Oct 1977, 55-69  ... and television. She ended her remarks with a prayer that our singular and oft-times difficult confederation should survive this crisis and go onwards. Included in the body of the text was the following quotation: "Confederation itself was not a French idea or a British idea. It was an idea born in this land...
Ontario and the National Dream 
Text  Davis, The Honourable William G., Ontario and the National Dream, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 21 Apr 1977, 354-364  The danger of not being able to meet fundamental challenges of political and economic survival because of constraints that may not be relevant. A discussion, with examples, based on this theme. Topics covered include maintaining the era of prosperity, productivity, analysis and ideology, Quebec...
Meeting the Threat at Home and Abroad 
Text  Danson, The Honourable Barnett, Meeting the Threat at Home and Abroad, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 24 Nov 1977, 122-140  Now the largest military buildup in history. The disturbing fact of this buildup. Differences now and in 1938-39. Some numbers. The size of Canada's forces. Details of Canada's forces. A brief overview of the future of our defences. Canada's military priorities. A discussion of non-military...
Bill 22: Must Economic Growth be Achieved at the Expense of Cultural Development? 
Text  Saint-Pierre, The Honourable Guy, Bill 22: Must Economic Growth be Achieved at the Expense of Cultural Development?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 30 Jan 1975, 212-230  A discussion of the policies of the Quebec Government concerning the French language, especially as related to economic progress and the everyday conduct of business. The Quebec Official Language Act (Bill 22) and the debate surrounding it. Its adoption on July 31, 1974. The significance attached...
1979--The Year of the Referendum 
Text  Desbarats, Peter, 1979--The Year of the Referendum, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 7 Dec 1978, 116-131  Mr. Desbarats' comments and thoughts about Canada, and the Quebec referendum. Subjects addressed include: Pessimism about Canada and its causes; a view of our standard of living by the average citizen; uneasiness about our political and economic future may be leading to a new sense of...
The Price of Unity 
Text  Ryan, Claude, The Price of Unity, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1973), 8 Feb 1973, 218-232  ... will always be there to resist some of the heresies that they may happen to read in Le Devoir. I have a text in front of me, Mr. Chairman, if I may appear hesitant at times it's in my own handwriting which is extremely horrible and I have difficulties with it. I never have any problems with my wife...
How Can We Build A Nation? 
Text  Harvey, M. Jean-Charles, How Can We Build A Nation?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 11 Jan 1940, 227-239  .... To exert influence, in order to secure the enactment of unifying legislation and the repeal of disruptive statutes; 11. To stress educational questions so that certain textbooks common to the nation as a whole may be used uniformly in all provinces. A uniform Canadian history and another text to aid...
Can We Achieve Canadian Unity? 
Text  Harvey, Monsieur Jean-Charles, Can We Achieve Canadian Unity?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 19 Jan 1939, 184-199  The issue of Canadian unity made problematic in that we are not all of the same character. A remarriage in 1759. Most disagreements or misunderstandings grounded on prejudice or ignorance, neither of which can be eliminated at a stroke. The lack of surprise that there are misunderstandings...
Canada's Place in World Affairs 
Text  McGeer, G.G., Canada's Place in World Affairs, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 3 Feb 1938, 216-226  Canada's place in the world today of little real consequence unless we, as Canadians, can show something of the unity of spirit that is essential to Canadian peace and to Canadian progress and prosperity. Putting our problems into historical perspective. The record of achievement of the builders...
A United Canada 
Text  Gouin, Leon Mercier, A United Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 27 Nov 1919, 430-441  The British Empire, a free association of free nations bound together of our own accord, and by strengthening and developing this part of the British world, thereby contributing to advancing our common ideals and our common interest. Contributing effectively, truly and heartily to a closer union...
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