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The Peace River Country, Past, Present and Future 
Text  Robins, Right Reverend E.F., The Peace River Country, Past, Present and Future, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 21 Feb 1929, 78-90  A large map is provided for reference to the Peace River Country. A description, with much reference to the map, is provided by the speaker of the area in which he has his Diocese. The question of settlement in the area. What the speaker when he arrived in the area 20 years ago. The different...
Canada Turning the Corner 
Text  Corless, C.V., Canada Turning the Corner, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 31 Jan 1929, 35-52  Canada passing through an important transition period in her economic development, resulting in the present hesitation in framing some of her national policies. A switch from a movement westward to one northward, with some marked advantages. A discussion of the flow of population in Canada. The...
Canada and Immigration 
Text  Kirkconnell, Prof. Watson, Canada and Immigration, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 23 Mar 1944, 374-391  Considerations for Canada's future. An analysis of three great aspects of Canada's national life: our effective area, from the standpoint of immigration; our resources, by which to provide for population growth; the present character of our population, and the lessons to be learned from it. Two or...
Christmas Meeting 
Text  Hilborn, Lt. Col. Robert H., Christmas Meeting, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 17 Dec 1964, 147-148  Christmas meeting with The Sunday Afternoon Youth Orchestra.
Some Impressions of Empire Settlement 
Text  Noxon, W.C., Some Impressions of Empire Settlement, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 21 Sep 1922, 208-226  Now a time when cohesive interest and co-operative effort essential to the good of the Empire. The duties of the speaker's office, the key-note being one of service. Three bonds which have attached the speaker to Great Britain: the natural bond of inherited instinct; the bond of sentiment which he...
Some Aspects of the Migration Problem 
Text  Floud, Sir Francis, Some Aspects of the Migration Problem, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1937), 26 Nov 1936, 112-123  Migration at the present moment suspended for some time. The question as to whether and when it should be reopened one for the Canadian Government, not for the Government of the United Kingdom. The speaker's first point that those in the Old Country do not regard the emigration of their people as...
Canadian Immigration Policy 
Text  Keenleyside, Hugh Llewellyn, Canadian Immigration Policy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 3 Feb 1949, 198-212  ... believe, be advisable to start with a text. Fortunately such a text is readily at hand. Speaking in the House of Commons on the 1st of May, 1947, the then Prime Minister, the Right Honourable W. L. Mackenzie King, gave a clear and specific definition of the policy of his Government in relation...
Overseas Settlement 
Text  Lovat, Major General Lord, Overseas Settlement, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 22 Aug 1928, 179-184  The progress or consolidation of the Empire that has been going on in the last year or two. The last three years fraught with significance for the future: a review. The 1926 Imperial Conference. Lord Balfour's definition of the status of the dominions. 1927 a year devoted by the dominions and the...
Industrial Conditions in the Homeland 
Text  MacMillan, Right Hon. Hugh P., Industrial Conditions in the Homeland, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 19 Sep 1928, 185-196  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. A series of incidence in the speaker's life over the last 48 hours which together seem to him to be typical of the life of Canada. Sentiment and adventure, industry and enterprise, and admiration for the beautiful reflected in...
Can Canada Remain British 
Text  Neff, Garnet C., Can Canada Remain British, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1937), 4 Feb 1937, 194-208  Opposition to immigration in principle, and opposition to immigration now. First, some words on the speaker's province of Saskatchewan. Effects of the depression, especially in the West. Arguments against immigration and the speaker's response to them. Benefits of assisted settlement in the past....
Immigration and Colonization 
Text  Brickner, Rabbi Barnett R., Immigration and Colonization, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 16 Mar 1922, 83-101  ... of strength to the social, moral and religious life of the city. I chose for the text my address a little verse in Proverbs, "Where there is no vision, there a people perish." No truer words were ever spoken by any prophet or seer or sage at any time in the history of the world. "...
Empire Builders 
Text  Bentham, Effie, Empire Builders, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 9 Nov 1922, 285-293  In talking about Empire building, first thinking about the causes of Empire destruction. The character of settlers for Canada. The percentage (80) of the 27,000 settlers who have come from the Barnardo Home who own their farms. Some background of Dr. Barnardo, pioneer of children's homes. Why Dr....
Canada's Immigration Policy 
Text  Marchi, The Hon. Sergio, Canada's Immigration Policy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1995), 25 Nov 1994, 172-181  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The concept of public service in Canada that has helped to make this country a caring and great nation. Changing the misconception, with regard to immigration, that Canada doesn't get things done. Getting things done in...
Canada's Refugee Determination Process 
Text  Mawani, Nurjehan, Canada's Refugee Determination Process, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1996), 7 Mar 1996, 406-417  A simple message: "Canadians have developed the best refugee determination process in the world." The speaker addresses the topic under the following headings: International Context; The Board and Its Role; Guidelines; Civil War Guidelines; Emerging Issue; Safeguards; Conclusion. Many issues are...
Canada At The Cross Roads 
Text  Petersen, Charles W., Canada At The Cross Roads, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 14 Oct 1926, 229-243  Nationalism touching all manner of current popular prejudices: personal, national, religious and racial. The intense nationalism of modern days partly an outgrowth of economic forces, and how that is so. Evidence of Canada's material progress during the past quarter century, with figures....
A Sane Scheme of Colonization 
Text  Magrath, C.A., A Sane Scheme of Colonization, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 15 Mar 1928, 83-94  The time for Canada to courageously take hold of the colonizing of this country, using its credit to that end. The asset that newcomers will be to Canada. Some personal background of the speaker. The story of the Galts and the colonization of the territory from Guelph to Goderich. The successful...
British Settlement in Canada 
Text  Hornby, Brigadier-General M.L., British Settlement in Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 28 Sep 1933, 236-250  The speaker's plan for dealing with new settlers from the British Isles. Response to the questions "Do we need any immigration at all at the present time and why is it necessary to talk about it?" Reasons why the speaker believes that we do need immigration, with illustrative examples. Why the...
Canadian Immigration and Consequent Problems 
Text  Manning, Rev. C.E., Canadian Immigration and Consequent Problems, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 10 Mar 1910, 179-187  The importance of the subject of Canadian immigration. The systematic and comprehensive policy inaugurated by the Dominion Government of Canada a number of years ago with the view to promoting immigration to this land. The result, with some figures. The speaker's belief that the time is coming...
The True Inwardness of the Yellow Peril 
Text  Eby, Rev. C.S., The True Inwardness of the Yellow Peril, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 10 Oct 1907, 43-53  Comments on the address by Mr. Hamar Greenwood. The fate of the white race, and the trend of the era upon which we are now entering, dependent on what the Chinaman will do. The unsafe quality of ignoring or insulting any many on account of the tint of his skin or the difference of his customers...
Problems of Population 
Text  MacMillan, Rev. J.W., Problems of Population, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 30 Nov 1911, 73-85  First, a consideration of the drift of population cityward, a phenomenon that began practically with the nineteenth century, a phenomenon that is responsible for most of the great cities of earth. Some statistics of increases and decreases in urban and rural population in the United States and...
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