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Conditions in India Today 
Text  Wadia, Bahman Pestonji, Conditions in India Today, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 9 Mar 1922, 68-82  Greetings from the ancient civilization and land of India. The present condition in India giving serious cause for thought to all who have the interests of that country at heart. Two great epochs which have marked, in recent times, the political development of the country: one which opened with...
Empire Into Commonwealth 
Text  Arden-Clarke, Sir Charles, Empire Into Commonwealth, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 23 Apr 1959, 318-326  The transformation of the old-style Empire of dependent Colonies and Protectorates into a new-style Commonwealth of sovereign independent states and nations. Effects of such transformation. Three questions that the speaker is often asked with regard to this transformation: Is the grant of...
Links of Empire 
Text  Martin, The Honourable John S., Links of Empire, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1928), 12 Jan 1928, 256-269  Some of those factors of the British Empire which in ancient and modern times have served as links of Empire: Science, Settlement, Sentiment. Ways in which Science has made its most important contributions to Empire building. How advances in transportation and communication have made the world...
Australia, Canada and the Empire 
Text  Trout, H. Leon, Australia, Canada and the Empire, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1958), 27 Mar 1958, 281-286  A detailed description of Australia, including its climate, culture, products, lifestyle, employment figures, taxation, government, health, tourist attractions, etc. Three reasons why the speaker and his compatriots came to Canada. Some questions put to the audience. A common bond between...
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...
The India of Tomorrow 
Text  Mudaliar, Diwan Bahadur, The India of Tomorrow, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 18 Sep 1933, 206-216  The speaker's dedication to the future of India, not merely internally but in foreign politics as well. The very hazy idea that most Canadians must have of India and of Indian problems. Ways in which India and Canada, Indians and Canadians, are far apart. India pulsating with new hopes. Ways in...
Has The British Empire Completed Its Task? 
Text  Gower-Rees, Colonel, The Ven. Archdeacon A.P., Has The British Empire Completed Its Task?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 10 Apr 1947, 305-315  Some of the varied comments regarding the British Empire. The question of the day: "Has the British Empire Completed its Task?" The speaker's substitution of the word "purpose" for "tasks." Use of the word Commonwealth rather than Empire. Ways in which the British Empire is STILL an Empire today....
A Successful Experiment in Imperial Co-operation 
Text  Ware, Major-General Sir Fabian, A Successful Experiment in Imperial Co-operation, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 20 Oct 1925, 283-294  How, in building up the Imperial War-Graves Commission, we have really done something useful in regard to Imperial co-operation. Canada's devotion and dedication to the British Commonwealth of Nations, with examples. Reference to the speaker's address 18 years ago. The Imperial powerstation which...
What Does Our Empire Mean To Us? 
Text  Dunning, The Honourable Charles A., What Does Our Empire Mean To Us?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 16 Dec 1937, 160-169  A fundamental difference between our Empire and a totalitarian state: no conscription of the mind. An illustration of what that means. Reminiscences of the Coronation, and what it means to the Empire. The Empire as represented in the character of the King. The word Empire, used in the name of this...
The Commonwealth in the Twentieth Century 
Text  Monsarrat, Nicholas, The Commonwealth in the Twentieth Century, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 1 Oct 1953, 1-8  The Commonwealth in the Twentieth Century; a subject which for the speaker holds special significance. The Coronation in London three months ago. Getting a new Elizabethan age by hard work, courage, and imagination. Some examples. Achievements and contributions of the Commonwealth. Advances in the...
British Commonwealth & Empire Co-Operation 
Text  Somerville, Sir James F., British Commonwealth & Empire Co-Operation, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 1 Nov 1945, 72-81  The speaker's personal and professional background. His impressions of Canada some 50 years ago. Some words on the tensions between those in the new country, and those in the old, and how they view each other. The disappearance of these "little frictions and distempers" when we fight "side by side...
Looking Ahead in the Commonwealth 
Text  Clutterbuck, Hon. Sir Alexander, Looking Ahead in the Commonwealth, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 8 Feb 1951, 219-228  Looking ahead in the Commonwealth. Living in difficult times today. A review of 1950. A marked economic revival in Britain. Canada's economic expansion. A great new economic surge forward in Western Europe. At the same time, the sudden invasion of Korea which burst like a bombshell on the world....
Sharing the Responsibilities of Empire 
Text  Gower-Rees, The Venerable Archdeacon A.P., Sharing the Responsibilities of Empire, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 13 Jan 1944, 225-237  The complexities of the Empire. The urgent need for a careful consideration of Imperial problems, should the need for taking final decisions arise. The strengths and weaknesses of the Empire's Colonial system, as stated by Prime Minister Jan Christian Smuts of South Africa, along with his...
A Closer Empire Unity 
Text  Stewart, Prof. H.L., A Closer Empire Unity, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 27 Apr 1944, 463-476  Uniting the democracies in time to prevent what they have twice within a generation been united only in time to repair. The speaker's statement: "In the interests of world peace, we need to draw more firmly the bonds of the British Empire, and we can do so--if we will--without impairing in the...
Using The Commonwealth 
Text  Smith, Arnold, Using The Commonwealth, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 5 Oct 1967, 74-92  Seeing and dealing with problems in perspective. Problems in Canada with regard to multi-language and multi-culture. Moving to a united world. The Commonwealth as a Canadian invention: a brief history. What this association has done for Canada. The modern Commonwealth and its importance in the...
Target For Tomorrow 
Text  Drew, The Honourable George A., Target For Tomorrow, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 4 Jan 1945, 205-218  Questions to ask: What is our peace target for tomorrow; what is the real goal for which we are striving; what is our real vision of our own future. Canadians' desire for jobs and personal security. Much thought, writing, discussion and constructive action being directed toward these goals in...
Whither Canada 
Text  Whitton, Charlotte, Whither Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 1 Mar 1951, 262-281  Strains and tensions in the world today. Two contributing factors: the acceptance, for more than a generation now, of a purely deterministic and materialist psychology that "man's destiny lies within his own will" and the natural pre-eminent importance attached to the acquisition of the means of...
Some Imperial Problems 
Text  Finlay, Lord Robert, Some Imperial Problems, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 18 Sep 1919, 318-330  The Crown as a bond of Empire. The British connection that is a fervent feeling of attachment. The advantages to all parts of the Empire that is carried with the union of the Empire. An appeal to stick together. The magnificent part played by Canada in the war. The desire for a closer union...
Canada and a United Empire 
Text  Wrench, Sir Evelyn, Canada and a United Empire, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 9 Nov 1937, 78-94  The speaker's experiences and familiarity with Canada. A united Canada and a united Commonwealth. Canada's unique role to play in the world. Canada's partnership with the British Commonwealth, and in the North American Continent. Reasons why the speaker thinks Canada has been destined by...
India In The Commonwealth 
Text  Desai, M.J., India In The Commonwealth, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1967), 8 Dec 1966, 125-133  The role of India in the Commonwealth. One of the characteristics of India, and of other countries in the Commonwealth. The origin and history of the word and concept of "Empire." A review of the birth of the Commonwealth of Nations and other events after the Second World War. India's decision in...
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