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Canada's Position in Relation to the Empire's Mineral Situation 
Text  Camsell, Dr. Charles, Canada's Position in Relation to the Empire's Mineral Situation, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 4 Apr 1940, 412-425  .... Having submitted my manuscript to the censor and having had it approved, I feel that it is necessary for me to stick pretty closely to the text in order that I may play the game with him--whoever he is. You will pardon me, therefore, if I have to refer to my notes quite frequently. Thoughtful people...
Annual Meeting and Ladies Night/Our Nation Considered as an Ethical Idea 
Text  Hearst, Sir William; Wilkinson, Ellis H.; Davies, Rev. Trevor H., Annual Meeting and Ladies Night/Our Nation Considered as an Ethical Idea, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 10 Jan 1922, 356-373  A review of the year by Mr. Hearst, and some words about The Empire Club. President-Elect Wilkinson then spoke briefly about his predecessors and about the coming year. Mr. J. Black Perry, a past president of The Empire Club, thanked Sir William Hearst for his service as President. Dr. Davies was...
Canada 1999--One Canadian's Perspective 
Text  Hnatyshyn, The Rt. Hon. Ramon J., Canada 1999--One Canadian's Perspective, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 23 Jun 1999, 40-48  Some introductory comments about the meaning of the Empire Club. Caring enough to become involved. Canada internationally. The Commonwealth and what it means. Benefits of Commonwealth for Canada. Some Canadian history. Canada Day. Some of the speaker's personal history with regard to Canada....
Canada 
Text  Gardiner, Rt. Hon. James G., Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 15 Nov 1951, 94-99  The speaker's belief that what Canada does in the next twenty-five years will have a greater effect upon the future of the human race than what is done in any other single country in the world in the same period. Canada as part of the British Commonwealth of Nations; the growth of that...
Britain in the Third Year 
Text  Drew, Lieutenant-Colonel George A., Britain in the Third Year, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 30 Oct 1941, 102-116  The speaker's first address upon his return from Britain. Britain in the third year of the war. Some of the speaker's impressions of Britain, much of it untouched by the bombings. History as Britain's secret weapon, with incredible reserves of strength coming from a deep consciousness of a debt to...
Does Canada Take The League of Nations Seriously? 
Text  Grant, Principal W.L., Does Canada Take The League of Nations Seriously?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 9 Feb 1933, 56-69  How the people of Canada can be said to take the League of Nations seriously when we take the speech of our delegate so very casually indeed. The Sino-Japanese situation and the speech that our Canadian delegate, Mr. Cahan, made on it: a review. What Japan wants. Japan's need for markets for her...
National Unity 
Text  Mulroney, The Rt. Hon. Brian, National Unity, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 25 Oct 1991, 178-190  ..., this is less true. a nation of only 27 million, facing in excess of 350 million Europeans, almost 300 million Americans and many hundreds of millions in Asia, clearly has tough economic and political choices to make. Constitutional choices are not about legal texts; rather, they are about protecting our...
Throne and Empire 
Text  Dutton, Sir Frederick, Throne and Empire, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 8 Oct 1925, 264-269  The Throne and United Empire. The throne as representative of that great estate of the realm, the Crown, always the most potent connecting link between all parts of the Empire. Two occasions on which the Dominion of Canada fought for the United Empire: when the Fathers of Confederation combined...
Winged Warfare Over Britain 
Text  Bishop, Air Marshal William A. (Billy), Winged Warfare Over Britain, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 7 Nov 1940, 167-178  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian Club. The speaker's recent flight across the Atlantic. The civilian population in England and how they are coping. Bomb damage. An illustrative anecdote of the British attitude and courage in this time of danger. The speaker's flight in...
Canada At The Crossroads 
Text  Drew, Lieutenant-Colonel George A., Canada At The Crossroads, 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...
Canada At War 
Text  Howe, The Honourable C.D., Canada At War, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 4 Sep 1940, 50-69  Entering the second year of the war. Looking back at the year just past and reviewing the progress that has been made toward our war objective. A discouraging year. The magnitude of the task of changing over a country from peaceful pursuits to an "all out" war effort which few can appreciate. What...
An Address By His Excellency, Viscount Alexander of Tunis 
Text  Alexander of Tunis, His Excellency, Viscount, An Address By His Excellency, Viscount Alexander of Tunis, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 3 Oct 1946, 8-14  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The speaker's travels across Canada over the last six months. The basic industries he has visited. Being impressed by the mechanical efficiency by which Canada deals with the rich resources of the country and by the...
Our Democratic Heritage 
Text  Lindal, W.J., Our Democratic Heritage, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 27 Apr 1939, 393-409  Looking back through history in order to see if a common ground of ideas and ideals can be found which might be made a background upon which a common policy of defence might be based. Our Democratic Heritage as the qualities of mind and the institutions which they have brought into being. This...
The Part We Play 
Text  Fallis, Hon. Iva Campbell, The Part We Play, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 9 Nov 1939, 126-135  Remarks about the traditional role of women, the history of women's emerging rights, and the role of women in politics. The change of attitude on the part of the general public during the last few decades with regard to the role of women. Canadian women standing ready to face the tasks which lie...
Canada Finds Her Voice 
Text  Stringer, Arthur, Canada Finds Her Voice, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 14 Apr 1949, 316-326  Some words about Canadians from the speaker, and others. A discussion of Canadians, how we feel about ourselves, how others see us. Canadian literature. Canadian poetry. The time for a change in Canada. The change that is taking place. Canada finding her voice. An illustrative anecdote. The...
Canada and Immigration 
Text  Kirkconnell, Prof. Watson, Canada and Immigration, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 23 Mar 1944, 374-391  Considerations for Canada's future. An analysis of three great aspects of Canada's national life: our effective area, from the standpoint of immigration; our resources, by which to provide for population growth; the present character of our population, and the lessons to be learned from it. Two or...
Christmas Meeting 
Text  Hilborn, Lt. Col. Robert H., Christmas Meeting, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 17 Dec 1964, 147-148  Christmas meeting with The Sunday Afternoon Youth Orchestra.
Canada and the Empire of Tomorrow 
Text  Murray, Major Gladstone, Canada and the Empire of Tomorrow, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 14 Oct 1943, 32-49  A stage in the war when the future must be considered. Justification now for certain conclusions; the victory of the United Nations assured; the collapse of Germany; the reduction of Japan; afterwards, a period of uncertainty. A discussion proceeds under the following headings: The German Problem;...
The Enduring Greatness of Newer Nations 
Text  Thwing, Chas. F., The Enduring Greatness of Newer Nations, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 3 Apr 1919, 216-222  Canada and the country south of Canada as new nations, measured either by the centurial existence of our old British Empire, or by the length of existence of an Empire Republic like China. The speaker's belief that the great Imperial Republic of Canada and the great Republic south of the lakes are...
A New Look At Canada 
Text  Abbott, The Hon. Charles, A New Look At Canada, 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...
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