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  • Watchman, What of the Night?
    Text  Tory, Henry Marshall, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 1 Nov 1923, 280-295     Two writers and their theories on race and civilization. The speaker’s asking of a question and his attempt to answer it; and in answering it giving us some reasons why he feels impelled to strike a more optimistic note than that struck by the writers to whom he has referred. ...
    Text  Tory, Henry Marshall, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 1 Nov 1923, 280-295   Two writers and their theories on race and civilization. The speaker’s asking of a question and his attempt to answer it; and in answering it giving us some reasons why ...
  • The Farmer
    Text  MacPhail, Sir Andrew, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1921), 4 Mar 1920, 109-125     Comparing our life now to that of thirty years ago. Use of our natural resources. The fundamental resource of nitrogen and its influence in terms of the movements of history. Our resources gone in comparison with the days of abundance. The farmer no longer a farmer when he engages in ...
    Text  MacPhail, Sir Andrew, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1921), 4 Mar 1920, 109-125   Comparing our life now to that of thirty years ago. Use of our natural resources. The fundamental resource of nitrogen and its influence in terms of the movements of history. ...
  • Change Or Decay
    Text  Stanley, Dr. Carleton, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 9 Nov 1933, 318-328     Reference to some words from the late Lord Balfour in 1927 with regard to the necessity for men of all parties to meet and agree on certain fundamental things. A solidification of ideas among men in general about what elements in our society we wish to conserve. The situation in ...
    Text  Stanley, Dr. Carleton, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 9 Nov 1933, 318-328   Reference to some words from the late Lord Balfour in 1927 with regard to the necessity for men of all parties to meet and agree on certain fundamental things. A ...
  • Impatient Idealists
    Text  Douglas, Dr. Lloyd C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 22 Dec 1942, 256-271     The American way of life, referring to that of both Americans and Canadians. Thoughts and discussion on humanity, on human progress, on evolution and on evangelism. Such thoughts and discussion are interspersed with illustrations and personal anecdotes for exemplification.
    Text  Douglas, Dr. Lloyd C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 22 Dec 1942, 256-271   The American way of life, referring to that of both Americans and Canadians. Thoughts and discussion on humanity, on human progress, on evolution and on evangelism. Such thoughts and discussion ...
  • Civilization and the Cave Man
    Text  Bruce, The Honourable Herbert A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1937), 18 Mar 1937, 274-288     Toronto men living in caves in the Don Valley just three years ago. Inadequate shelter in Toronto. The increasing demand for houses at a low rental, and reasons for it. Expected demands for additional dwellings within the reach of the lower grades of wage earners each year for the next ...
    Text  Bruce, The Honourable Herbert A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1937), 18 Mar 1937, 274-288   Toronto men living in caves in the Don Valley just three years ago. Inadequate shelter in Toronto. The increasing demand for houses at a low rental, and reasons for it. ...
  • Peace Among the Nations
    Text  Logan, Honourable M.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 28 Feb 1930, 80-89     The biggest problem in the world today the working out of plans that will ensure peace, permanent and honourable peace, among the nations. Canada and the United States as living examples of peace. A discussion of war and peace. No resort to war at the zenith of civilization. Society imperfect ...
    Text  Logan, Honourable M.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 28 Feb 1930, 80-89   The biggest problem in the world today the working out of plans that will ensure peace, permanent and honourable peace, among the nations. Canada and the United States as living ...
  • Social Progress Through Social Service
    Text  Brickner, Rabbi Barnett R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1921), 9 Dec 1920, 431-440     Toronto as a city of great promise. The ties between Canada and the United States. What is meant by social progress. Social progress as a very recent thing, a new idea. Becoming truly divine when we become social-minded. Several tests of social progress: population increase; the relative distance of the ...
    Text  Brickner, Rabbi Barnett R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1921), 9 Dec 1920, 431-440   Toronto as a city of great promise. The ties between Canada and the United States. What is meant by social progress. Social progress as a very recent thing, a new ...
  • The New Organ of Civilization
    Text  Eaton, Dr. Charles A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 20 Nov 1924, 315-333     The part that the English-speaking race has played, is now playing, and is destined to play in the great drama of history. Finding in our contribution perhaps one, if not the chief, instrument of advancing civilization. The parts chosen by the Divine Creator for certain races to play, with examples. ...
    Text  Eaton, Dr. Charles A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 20 Nov 1924, 315-333   The part that the English-speaking race has played, is now playing, and is destined to play in the great drama of history. Finding in our contribution perhaps one, if not ...
  • Peoples and Nations in a Changing World
    Text  Lacoste, Francis, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1962), 7 Dec 1961, 90-105     Peoples and Nations in a Changing World: a nose count of humanity and then a blood count. An historical and scientific look at population then, now, and in the future. Problems inherent in such population growth. The issues of nuclear war and peace. A look at various theories. Time to ...
    Text  Lacoste, Francis, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1962), 7 Dec 1961, 90-105   Peoples and Nations in a Changing World: a nose count of humanity and then a blood count. An historical and scientific look at population then, now, and in the future. ...
  • Jottings From An Explorer's Notebook
    Text  Hoffman, Captain Carl Von, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 20 Feb 1936, 253-264     An explanation of the Explorers' Club as an association, an educational institute, recognized by the Government, which only men who have done things in the field of exploration may join. Some history of the Club, the membership, and medals awarded. Some words on the advance of modern behaviour through the ...
    Text  Hoffman, Captain Carl Von, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 20 Feb 1936, 253-264   An explanation of the Explorers' Club as an association, an educational institute, recognized by the Government, which only men who have done things in the field of exploration may join. ...
  • International Relations
    Text  Norwood, Dr. Frederick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 20 Feb 1930, 66-79     Patriotism and the Empire. Living in a time of transition. Three great reasons which will always distinguish our time. First, the tremendous intellectual revolution, with reference to Darwin's "The Origin of Species." Second, the tremendous increase in human inventiveness and in discovery, with example. Third, the Great War. On the ...
    Text  Norwood, Dr. Frederick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 20 Feb 1930, 66-79   Patriotism and the Empire. Living in a time of transition. Three great reasons which will always distinguish our time. First, the tremendous intellectual revolution, with reference to Darwin's "The Origin ...
  • The Social Order
    Text  Moore, William H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 4 Feb 1943, 331-347     Advocating a specific structure for the social life of the post-war days that we hope are not so very far away. Social structures are means to ends. Objective of the social structure. How we came by the social order that existed between 1919 and 1939. The social order the world ...
    Text  Moore, William H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 4 Feb 1943, 331-347   Advocating a specific structure for the social life of the post-war days that we hope are not so very far away. Social structures are means to ends. Objective of the ...
  • The True Principles of National Life
    Text  Emery, James A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 26 Sep 1907, 28-37     The speaker's interests and concerns with labour, with the proper relation of organizations, of capital, of employees, or employers, to the State in which they are both citizens. The fact that consolidation or organization has its dangers no less than its benefits and that in regard to this great period ...
    Text  Emery, James A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 26 Sep 1907, 28-37   The speaker's interests and concerns with labour, with the proper relation of organizations, of capital, of employees, or employers, to the State in which they are both citizens. The fact ...
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