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  • "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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 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 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Illustrations of the Beneficent Effect of British Rule
    Text  O'Keeffe, Maj.-Gen. Sir Menus, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 29 Nov 1922, 324-328     An illustration of the beneficent effects of British rule. Changes evident from 1882 when the speaker went to Egypt when the country was in open rebellion, and his visit just before the war when he went out to inspect Egypt. The warmth and friendly feeling towards the Empire shown to ...
    Text  O'Keeffe, Maj.-Gen. Sir Menus, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 29 Nov 1922, 324-328   An illustration of the beneficent effects of British rule. Changes evident from 1882 when the speaker went to Egypt when the country was in open rebellion, and his visit just ...
  • From Moscow to Toronto
    Text  Drew, Lieut.-Col. George A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 20 Jan 1938, 182-199     Occasion for concern about the growth of Communism in different parts of Canada. The surprising support that is given to its doctrines by those who are not themselves Communists, and evidence of it. A wide divergence of opinion within Canada as to what Communism is and as to the possible ...
    Text  Drew, Lieut.-Col. George A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 20 Jan 1938, 182-199   Occasion for concern about the growth of Communism in different parts of Canada. The surprising support that is given to its doctrines by those who are not themselves Communists, and ...
  • Optimism vs Pessimism
    Text  Tory, H.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 1 Apr 1926, 128-144     Some Canadian characteristics. Taking the broader vision and looking out upon the world in which we live and seeing ourselves in the larger relation of the great world of which we form a part. Asking and responding to three questions, in order to get at the heart of the subject: ...
    Text  Tory, H.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 1 Apr 1926, 128-144   Some Canadian characteristics. Taking the broader vision and looking out upon the world in which we live and seeing ourselves in the larger relation of the great world of which ...
  • Canada After the Meech Lake Accord—Is the Nation Falling Apart?
    Text  McDougall, The Hon. Barbara, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 4 Apr 1991, 401-417     Four speakers on Youth Day: Adam Richardson, Aimee Delman, Kevin James, and Jessica Joss. First, some remarks by The Hon. Barbara McDougall. Her answer to the question "Is the nation falling apart?" is a definite no, but with a recognition and review of some of the difficulties Canada is now ...
    Text  McDougall, The Hon. Barbara, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 4 Apr 1991, 401-417   Four speakers on Youth Day: Adam Richardson, Aimee Delman, Kevin James, and Jessica Joss. First, some remarks by The Hon. Barbara McDougall. Her answer to the question "Is the nation ...
  • Our National Outlook
    Text  Herridge, Rev. Dr. W.T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 22 Dec 1904, 68-77     Canadians as a people in the formative period of youth. Only just beginning to discover how great are our purely material resources. Canada's mineral, fishing, and timber resources. Our educational system. Enjoying the blessings of a constitutional rule which has been broadened from precedent to precedent. Having to guard against ...
    Text  Herridge, Rev. Dr. W.T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 22 Dec 1904, 68-77   Canadians as a people in the formative period of youth. Only just beginning to discover how great are our purely material resources. Canada's mineral, fishing, and timber resources. Our educational ...
  • The Imperial Conference of 1907
    Text  Brodeur, Hon. Louis Philippe, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 14 Nov 1907, 91-106     The work of the colonial conference—the solidarity of the interests of Great Britain and the Dominions. A consideration of the important questions dealt with at the fifteen meetings of the Conference. A summary of the proceedings and resolutions discussed. Viewing each subject from a general standpoint. Keeping before us the ...
    Text  Brodeur, Hon. Louis Philippe, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 14 Nov 1907, 91-106   The work of the colonial conference—the solidarity of the interests of Great Britain and the Dominions. A consideration of the important questions dealt with at the fifteen meetings of the ...
  • Maple Leaf Up Or Maple Leaf Down?
    Text  Spry, Major General D.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 11 Nov 1948, 76-80     The Maple Leaf Route: the main axis route of First Canadian Army, the "Up" Route leading to the forward areas to battle and to victory. Deciding Canada's present position in the world today which requires a decision as to the Route towards Peace—Maple Leaf Up or Maple Leaf Down? Remembering, ...
    Text  Spry, Major General D.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 11 Nov 1948, 76-80   The Maple Leaf Route: the main axis route of First Canadian Army, the "Up" Route leading to the forward areas to battle and to victory. Deciding Canada's present position in ...
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