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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....
Nationhood Within the Empire 
Text  Groe, Frederick Philip, Nationhood Within the Empire, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 28 Feb 1929, 91-100  The resources of Canada. Canada aspiring to nationhood. Quebec's position within Canada. French Quebec in Canada as an example of a nation within an empire. Canada's neighbour to the south and its influence on our nationhood. Ways in which Canada and its development is different from the United...
What Is A Canadian Citizen? 
Text  Riddell, The Honourable William Renwick, What Is A Canadian Citizen?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 25 Apr 1929, 168-188  Historical background to the way in which a Canadian Citizen is a "subject." How this meaning of "subject" helped the King of England to unify the Island under one Crown. "Canadian Citizen" as a convenient term for a British subject who makes his home in Canada, whether he is born or naturalized...
The Span of a Canadian Generation 
Text  Yeigh, Frank, The Span of a Canadian Generation, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 25 Apr 1912, 238-249  Canada an infant in arms when measured by the calendar of time. Our life and time and history in Canada measured by centuries; just a little over half-a-century of time in the Canadian West. How much has been accomplished in that comparatively brief list of years from Canada's national point of...
Canadian Assimilation 
Text  Harper, J.M., Canadian Assimilation, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 12 Dec 1913, 93-107  A discussion of this issue of Canadian assimilation along the lines of a geometrical proposition. What this question of Canadian assimilation means at its basis; forming an enunciation. Then, the axioms of postulates or self-evident truths there are to guide us in our investigation, of which there...
Canada's New Status 
Text  Michener, The Rt. Hon. D. Roland, Canada's New Status, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 30 Nov 1967, 193-202  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Canada's standing in the world, after Expo, and all the other "happenings" of this Centennial Year. Something of value added to the personality of individual Canadians, and to the corporate personality of Canada as a...
The Spirit of '67 
Text  Thompson, Robert M., The Spirit of '67, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 22 Feb 1968, 307-328  Canada crossing the threshold of its second Century. The good days, and the grim realities of the world we live in. The home scene. The Constitutional Conference, concluded two weeks ago in Ottawa. The continuing debate. The greatest need of the hour. How to go about attaining true unity. Some of...
Optimism vs Pessimism 
Text  Tory, H.M., Optimism vs Pessimism, 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: "Have we in Canada...
Canada 2000--Symptoms of Success 
Text  Wilson, L.R. (Red), Canada 2000--Symptoms of Success, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1995), 24 Nov 1994, 487-500  A focus on some of the advantages, some of the good things Canada has going for it in the emerging new world--what the speaker calls "symptoms of success." Advantages of being aware of these symptoms. Three main themes and an explanation of why the speaker believes they can and will mean better...
Sharing a World of Ideas 
Text  Lewis, Robert; Scott, Donna; Watson, Elizabeth; Osborne, Ronald, Sharing a World of Ideas, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 3 Mar 1988, 269-286  Robert Lewis Trends in the news and the election season that awaits us. The state of the parties and their leaders. The future of free trade. First, some trends, beginning at the Calgary Winter Games. Subjects discussed include the 10,000 citizen volunteers; the spirit of volunteerism; the...
The Melancholy of Laughter 
Text  Moore, H. Napier, The Melancholy of Laughter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 7 Feb 1935, 246-259  The melancholy aspects toward laughter. Relating laughter to an attribute of the lower animals, with examples. An analysis of what it is that makes people laugh, with example. The Scot's amazing self assurance and complacency that gives the greatest laughter to other people, with demonstration....
The Anxious Years: Politics in the Age of Mulroney and Chrétien 
Text  Simpson, Jeffrey, The Anxious Years: Politics in the Age of Mulroney and Chrétien, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 31 Oct 1996, 171-183  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. 1973 as the start of what the speaker has called in his book "The Anxious Years," a collection of columns that deals with the Mulroney and Chrétien years and which tries to suggest in various places that the anxiety has...
Looking for Trouble 
Text  Worthington, Peter, Looking for Trouble, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 11 Oct 1984, 61-78  Wide-ranging address with personal anecdotes, reminiscences, opinions, suggestions and comments on a variety of topics germaine to Canada; being a Canadian, Canadian politics and the economy. Some specific topics include the military and National Defence; the Veterans' Allowance scheme; the need...
Ritchie, Charles 
Text  Author and Diplomat, Ritchie, Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 8 Nov 1984, 115-125  Canadians as they are seen by others, with discussion. In NATO, and the United Nations, and in the Commonwealth, Canadians seen as having a gift for constructive compromise. Canadian smugness. How we define ourselves as what we are not. The "invisibility syndrome" of Canada by the United States....
Capitol Offences: Dr. Foth Meets Uncle Sam 
Text  Fotheringham, Allan, Capitol Offences: Dr. Foth Meets Uncle Sam, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 16 Oct 1986, 51-59  An amusing, somewhat tonge-in-cheek examination of Canada and Canadians. A look at "a skipping-stone approach to Canada and dip below the border." A cross-country appraisal of Canada. Characteristics of a Canadian. An American appraisal of Canada. A lack of understanding by both countries, of the...
Observations of a Canadian Multinational: the U.S. Experience 
Text  Drabinsky, Garth, Observations of a Canadian Multinational: the U.S. Experience, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 23 Oct 1986, 69-83  Thoughts, reflections and questions with regard to Canada and the way of life for Canadians. Some factors that are important in answering such questions. Canada poised for greatness. The role and significance of a negative attitude towards ourselves. Reasons for a feeling of inferiority: history...
Positive Nationalism for Canada 
Text  Blair, S. Robert, Positive Nationalism for Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 19 Nov 1981, 115-123  The sub-text of this address: "Canada has to be among the happiest countries on earch." The role of the Northern and the Western world in providing assistance to the development and nourishment of the South. The need for a positive nationalism in Canada as a prerequisite to putting Canada forward...
An Industrial Policy for Canada--Time for Fundamental Changes 
Text  Bulloch, John F.D., An Industrial Policy for Canada--Time for Fundamental Changes, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 23 Feb 1978, 286-300  The need for fundamental change in Canadian society.The speaker's belief that the Canada's problems have been created by and for ourselves as a product of a period of affluence. How to restore social and economic stability and a sense of nationhood through fundamental change, and the establishment...
Canada--Today and Tomorrow 
Text  Hnatyshyn, His Excellency The Rt. Hon. Ramon, Canada--Today and Tomorrow, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 23 Sep 1991, 114-120  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Impressions of and about Canadians, after much travel and conversation throughout the country. These impressions begin a discussion of Canada now and in the future: Canadians recognize the need the change; that we have...
Canada, Business and Partnerships 
Text  L'Heureux, Willard J., Canada, Business and Partnerships, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 9 Apr 1992, 485-494  Canada as good partners: good Commonwealth partners, conscientious United Nations partners, and fraternal provincial partners. Partners when defending our nation, our trading rights, and our democratic principles. North American partners with the United States. However, Canadians don't see...
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