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  • The Present Day Spirit in France
    Lacoste, His Excellency Francis, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 19 Apr 1956, 341-359     One of the marks of a high civilization: the possibility of a people to claim two spiritual origins. Canada's privilege in this regard since our population is composed chiefly of two elements representative of the two strongest cultures of Europe. Canada's consciousness of this double origin, and how it impresses ...
    Lacoste, His Excellency Francis, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 19 Apr 1956, 341-359   One of the marks of a high civilization: the possibility of a ...
  • France Through Canadian Eyes
    Squair, Professor John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 4 Jan 1917, 351-359     Some personal reminiscences of Paris and the first time the speaker saw it. The Place de la Concorde then and now, and what it means to the French people and nation. Getting an impression of the artistic side of the French character. This beautiful space not an accident but the ...
    Squair, Professor John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 4 Jan 1917, 351-359   Some personal reminiscences of Paris and the first time the speaker saw ...
  • The Case for France
    Will, Professor J.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 25 Oct 1923, 266-279     The warmest kind of memory of Canada’s conduct in Flanders. Articles that have appeared in Canadian papers which have made the speaker change his mind about the topic of address. The source of such articles. Extracts from the article to which the speaker refers, with regard to the collapse of ...
    Will, Professor J.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 25 Oct 1923, 266-279   The warmest kind of memory of Canada’s conduct in Flanders. Articles that ...
  • Resistance in France
    Tabouis, Madame Genevieve, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 22 Oct 1942, 96-107     Hitler's costliest mistakes. France standing unconquered in the face of the enemy. De Gaulle's Fighting French Army and their military achievements restoring France's place among the United Fighting Nations. France's startling transformation and the situation today. Two classes: the Collaborationists and the Resisters of Naziism, the latter representing about 99% ...
    Tabouis, Madame Genevieve, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 22 Oct 1942, 96-107   Hitler's costliest mistakes. France standing unconquered in the face of the enemy. ...
  • Watch On The Rhine
    D'Harcourt, M. Emmanuel, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 18 Jan 1945, 230-242     Contributing to the maintenance after this war of the team spirit which Field Marshal Montgomery has defined as a condition of victory. Philosophy of the German Menace. The German people in General de Gaulle's words. The consequences for France in terms of money and people, from the Bismark invasion of ...
    D'Harcourt, M. Emmanuel, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 18 Jan 1945, 230-242   Contributing to the maintenance after this war of the team spirit which ...
  • London To Paris To Rome
    Clark, Gregory, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 4 Apr 1939, 348-360     The speaker's return from a trip to Rome, Paris and London. A report on what he saw and heard. Dealing with the question "How near is war?" The speaker's feeling that there will be no war, and why he feels that way. In Italy, no hint or word that the ...
    Clark, Gregory, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 4 Apr 1939, 348-360   The speaker's return from a trip to Rome, Paris and London. A ...
  • The Blitzkrieg In Flanders
    Clark, Gregory, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 15 Aug 1940, 33-49     Anecdote and impression from the speaker's recent trip to France. Rousing Canada to the full reality of this war. The danger that all free men now face. Our enemy today the enemy of our ideals, of our minds, of our everyday thoughts, of our freedom. What we lose, if we ...
    Clark, Gregory, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 15 Aug 1940, 33-49   Anecdote and impression from the speaker's recent trip to France. Rousing Canada ...
  • The Sacrifice, the Fall, and the Resurgence of Fighting France
    Schmitz, E. Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 2 Mar 1944, 322-337     France and its contributions, past and present, to the cause of the United Nations, of Democracy, of Freedom and of Decency. An enumeration of questions asked in relation to France, and some facts which are answers by their own nature. These questions, with discussion following each, are: Did French Democracy ...
    Schmitz, E. Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 2 Mar 1944, 322-337   France and its contributions, past and present, to the cause of the ...
  • France and Her Allies
    Pau, General Paul; Siegfried, Mons. Andre, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 25 Feb 1919, 138-148     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club, Toronto. General Paul Pau spoke first; the address was translated. France, with all her qualities and shortcomings, not appearing to the world as she really is before the war. Some words on the nature of the Frenchman, ...
    Pau, General Paul; Siegfried, Mons. Andre, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 25 Feb 1919, 138-148   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian ...
  • On the Eve of Presidential Elections: France's Major Challenges
    Jouanneau, His Excellency H. E. Daniel, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 29 Mar 2007, 344-357     The growing importance of Toronto and Ontario for France and why that is so. Welcoming Premier McGuinty's decision to open an Ontario International Marketing Centre in the Canadian Embassy in Paris. France as an excellent gateway to the large European market. France on the eve of major political choices. Electing ...
    Jouanneau, His Excellency H. E. Daniel, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 29 Mar 2007, 344-357   The growing importance of Toronto and Ontario for France and why that ...
  • An Unofficial Frenchman's View of the European Situation
    Baldensperger, Professor Fernand, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 9 Jan 1936, 181-192     A few words on Comparative Literature, and the speaker's travels throughout Europe. France and England animated fundamentally by the same ideas: Order and Liberty and Order with Liberty. Co-operation between England and France hampered by many difficulties. Issues with regard to the ability of the League of Nations to prevent ...
    Baldensperger, Professor Fernand, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 9 Jan 1936, 181-192   A few words on Comparative Literature, and the speaker's travels throughout Europe. ...
  • The Puzzling Years Ahead
    Thomson, Roy H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 12 Apr 1945, 409-426     Conditions in Great Britain and in France. The speaker's observations during his few weeks in the United Kingdom and France, with many anecdotes and illustrative examples. An understanding of what the people of Britain are going through today and of what they have gone through in the past five and ...
    Thomson, Roy H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 12 Apr 1945, 409-426   Conditions in Great Britain and in France. The speaker's observations during his ...
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