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What Lies Ahead 
Text  Rogers, Sherman, What Lies Ahead, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 12 Oct 1939, 53-74  The American people against Hitler. The willingness of the American people to participate in this war. Radicalism. Democracy. Asking and answering the question "What do you think the employee gets of the income produced in industry?" Sustaining the system of private enterprise. An examination of...
Whither 
Text  Armour, Major Stuart, Whither, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 29 Apr 1948, 383-397  Reference to the speaker's address of 18 months ago, entitled "Do We Face Ideological Conquest?" Now, an address concerned with "Where do we go from here?" or "Whither, then, are we headed?" A discussion of the subject of individual freedom. An examination of some of the things which are being...
Our Present Perplexities 
Text  Greenshields, Honourable Mr. Justice R.A.E., Our Present Perplexities, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 12 Dec 1935, 156-168  The British Commonwealth of Nations today. Enjoying the heritage of a great past. Guarding the noble ideals which are our priceless inheritance. The greatest and most outstanding perplexity that faces mankind at this moment and which is apparent to the most superficial observer of today is that...
The Growth of Democracy 
Text  Cody, Rev. Canon, The Growth of Democracy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 19 Nov 1925, 340-350  Posing the question of how to secure a greater interest in public affairs, expressed by the casting of the vote. The principles of democracy, and the growth and expression of those principles in history. The term "Democracy" and underlying ideas. Comments on democracy as understand in terms...
A Business Man Speaks Up 
Text  Carney, Ralph W., A Business Man Speaks Up, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 26 Nov 1943, 65-95  The speaker here to lend his services to Canada's War Finance Committee and to the Canadian people on behalf of our Fifth Victory Loan. The conflict between two ideas for our postwar future: the Western Hemisphere adaptation of National Socialism, and belief in Democracy. What each of those...
Democracy Begins At Home 
Text  O'Leary, M. Grattan, Democracy Begins At Home, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 16 Mar 1950, 258-265  Some remarks on St. Patrick's Day. The shape of the new world struggling to be born. People in Europe asking what they can do "to avert the tragedy, the moral nihilism which seem to be hemming us in?" One or two suggestions from the speaker as to what one can do usefully at this time. Urging...
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...
Democracy or Bolshevism 
Text  Eaton, Rev. C.A., Democracy or Bolshevism, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 17 Apr 1919, 234-250  Our choice between Democracy and Bolshevism as the foundation upon which we are to construct a new age. Contemplating the results of the German assault upon human liberties. Democracy and its persistence against adverse conditions down the centuries, as described by De Tocqueville. Bolshevism as...
Democracy and World Affairs 
Text  D'Egville, Sir Howard, Democracy and World Affairs, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 24 Mar 1938, 321-336  The composition of the population of the United Kingdom with a short, humourous description of each. The relation of democracy as we find it today to world affairs. A glance at the big problems that we have facing us where the great dictatorships of the world clash with the interests of the...
Is Democracy Outworn 
Text  Morgan, Arthur Eustace, Is Democracy Outworn, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1937), 29 Apr 1937, 362-373  The essence of democracy as the belief that men can do things together by a process of labouring with one another, kindly and intelligently, as against that other doctrine which holds that it is best for mankind to be told what to do. The degree of co-operation developed in society as a measure of...
Conflicts of Doctrines in Europe 
Text  Masaryk, Jan, Conflicts of Doctrines in Europe, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 23 Feb 1939, 256-269  Ladies Day. Dispelling certain rather unintelligent talk that has been going around about Europe in general, and England especially, as being down and out. England as a very vigorous democracy. The co-operation of Great Britain and America as necessary, i.e., the intellectual, the ethical and the...
Democracy and the Legislative Process 
Text  Morse, Wayne, Democracy and the Legislative Process, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 11 Jan 1951, 167-178  Reference to development of the St. Lawrence Waterway, and the speaker's intention at the next session of Congress to see what can be done to bring about its completion, considered by the speaker to be a great link in national defence. An outline of the speaker's conception of the role of a United...
Proportional Representation 
Text  Humphreys, John H., Proportional Representation, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 3 Feb 1916, 62-75  This war giving rise to a spirit of devotion to the welfare of the nation such as has never been known before, lifting the British nation to a higher plane of development. Parliament figuring in all such questions. Criticism of the working of Parliamentary institutions, much of it justified. A...
Educational Ideals 
Text  Baldwin, The Right Honourable Stanley, Educational Ideals, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1928), 6 Aug 1927, 120-130  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Words of praise for Joe Wright, a Canadian sculler and sportsman. The subject of education to be addressed here because Ontario as always taken the lead in education. Interest in England to see how she is grappling with...
Democracies and Exhibitions 
Text  The Right Honourable The Earl of Elgin and Kincardine, Democracies and Exhibitions, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 17 Nov 1938, 110-121  The speaker's grandfather and great grandfather and their connection with the building up of Canadian history. The duty to carry on tradition so far as one is able. Admiration for the early explorers: Champlain, Cabot, Cartier. A description of the speaker's journey to Montreal by way of the St....
The Next Five Years in Canada 
Text  Chalmers, Floyd S., The Next Five Years in Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 16 Apr 1936, 365-380  A look at the current scene in Canada. Canada now making reasonable progress toward recovery and enjoying what might be called "creeping prosperity." "Five" in "The Next Five Years" arbitrary. Speaking in terms of optimistic forwardness while guarding against war. Present portents favourable for...
Two Thousand Years of Democracy 
Text  Peterson, Henry, Two Thousand Years of Democracy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 3 Apr 1941, 456-469  Mankind today searching for a better way of life. Becoming enlightened by the sage of the Chinese people. Why and how this way of life has worked for so long. Why other old civilizations were ploughed under. Examining our belief that our ills are basically economic, transcending political and...
Foundations for Peace 
Text  Vandry, Rt. Rev. Ferdinand, Foundations for Peace, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 28 Feb 1952, 260-268  An examination of democracy. Requirements; certain imperative conditions in order to consider democracy as the best form of government. First, an accurate notion of right. A discussion of various rights which we have come to think of as human rights. Positive law, proceeding from the free will of...
The Prime Minister Reports 
Text  Drew, Colonel The Honourable George A., The Prime Minister Reports, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 4 Jun 1947, 1-15  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The speaker's recent trip to Britain, France, Belgium, Holland and Germany. The regard with which Canada is perceived. A report on Western Europe, particularly Germany. The situation in Britain. Britain far from...
Various Aspects of the Ottawa Scene 
Text  Fraser, Blair, Various Aspects of the Ottawa Scene, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 12 Jan 1950, 160-169  Talk about democracy and whether or not we see it as a dream, an ideal still to be achieved, instead of a system that's been working for 150 years. Defending democracy effectively in the midst of a cold war; knowing what it is and defending it as it is, not as we think it ought to be. Acknowledged...
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