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  • The International Situation and the Protocol
    Text  Zimmern, Professor Albert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 5 Mar 1925, 114-132     A reversal from the speaker's last address in Toronto three years ago with regard to the best hope for the permanent reconstruction of Europe after the war, and for establishing the results of that peace for which those in Canada and Great Britain made such great sacrifices. The need to ...
    Text  Zimmern, Professor Albert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 5 Mar 1925, 114-132   A reversal from the speaker's last address in Toronto three years ago with regard to the best hope for the permanent reconstruction of Europe after the war, and for establishing ...
  • The League of Nations and the First Assembly at Geneva
    Text  Foster, Right Hon. Sir George E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 3 Feb 1921, 31-49     The latest development to the First Assembly of The League. Some comments on the League itself. How we can win in this work. The League of Nations launched with the adoption of the covenant or draft at the Peace Conference. The effects of the war remaining with us. A reading ...
    Text  Foster, Right Hon. Sir George E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 3 Feb 1921, 31-49   The latest development to the First Assembly of The League. Some comments on the League itself. How we can win in this work. The League of Nations launched with the ...
  • Certain Features of the Paris Constitution
    Text  Marburg, Hon. Theodore, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 10 Apr 1919, 223-233     The hope that the new world will witness the end of the madness of preparing for another war as soon as one is ended. Preventing war, or at least rendering it impossible for any State to make preparation for war the principal business of the body politic. Organizing the world ...
    Text  Marburg, Hon. Theodore, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 10 Apr 1919, 223-233   The hope that the new world will witness the end of the madness of preparing for another war as soon as one is ended. Preventing war, or at least rendering ...
  • British and American Relations
    Text  Stewart, John A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 6 Feb 1919, 109-121     Some general comments on natural law; that the laws of growth and decay are inevitable. The speaker's finding that the project to organize a League of nations to enforce peace some elements which seem to exist in contravention of the operation of natural law. The speaker's initial commendation of the ...
    Text  Stewart, John A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 6 Feb 1919, 109-121   Some general comments on natural law; that the laws of growth and decay are inevitable. The speaker's finding that the project to organize a League of nations to enforce peace ...
  • The British League of Nations
    Text  Amery, Lt.-Col. Leopold S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 14 Jun 1920, 259-270     After the war, hope that something would be accomplished by which the weaker and more backward nations should not be left to the selfish exploitation of the strong, but would be lifted up and protected by a common trusteeship of civilized mankind. Genuine effort made to lay the foundation of ...
    Text  Amery, Lt.-Col. Leopold S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 14 Jun 1920, 259-270   After the war, hope that something would be accomplished by which the weaker and more backward nations should not be left to the selfish exploitation of the strong, but would ...
  • China, The Democratic Front in the Far East
    Text  Endicott, Reverend James G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 13 Nov 1941, 130-141     The speaker's return from what he calls "the most bombed and blasted city in the world, Chungking, the wartime capital of China." Taking China seriously as a democracy. The difficulties and dangers of such an assertion. The speaker's conviction that China is heading towards democracy, and that she is making ...
    Text  Endicott, Reverend James G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 13 Nov 1941, 130-141   The speaker's return from what he calls "the most bombed and blasted city in the world, Chungking, the wartime capital of China." Taking China seriously as a democracy. The difficulties ...
  • Locarno
    Text  Garnett, Dr. James Maxwell, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 26 Nov 1925, 351-363     What Locarno has meant to those in England. The view that war between civilized states can be finally got rid of in our lifetime. The world now six times smaller, for practical purposes, than it was one hundred years ago. The result of that shrinkage in a crowded continent like ...
    Text  Garnett, Dr. James Maxwell, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 26 Nov 1925, 351-363   What Locarno has meant to those in England. The view that war between civilized states can be finally got rid of in our lifetime. The world now six times smaller, ...
  • The United States and the League of Nations
    Text  Riddell, The Hon. Mr. Justice William Renwick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 5 Nov 1925, 310-322     A quotation from Dr. Nicholas Murray Butler, President of Columbia University with regard to the League of Nations and the misunderstanding of it by the American people. The changed attitude towards the idea of a League to enforce Peace following the war. The cause of the United States' abdication of ...
    Text  Riddell, The Hon. Mr. Justice William Renwick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 5 Nov 1925, 310-322   A quotation from Dr. Nicholas Murray Butler, President of Columbia University with regard to the League of Nations and the misunderstanding of it by the American people. The changed attitude ...
  • International Economic Co-operation
    Text  Riddell, W.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1928), 7 Jan 1927, 1-10     Turning our thoughts to Geneva, the political centre of the world, the fountainhead of International Cooperation. What London is to our Empire relations, Geneva is to International cooperation. The realization of the importance of Geneva by the Canadian Government. The establishment of the speaker as an Advisory Officer, an accredited ...
    Text  Riddell, W.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1928), 7 Jan 1927, 1-10   Turning our thoughts to Geneva, the political centre of the world, the fountainhead of International Cooperation. What London is to our Empire relations, Geneva is to International cooperation. The realization ...
  • Canada and the United States
    Text  Van Dyke, Dr. Henry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 25 Oct 1919, 360-368     Ladies Day The proposed centenary of the hundred years of peace between the United States and the British Empire. A reading of some of the speaker's verse about war. The fighting that continues in Europe and Asia today. Doing our best to keep peace. Dealing with those who break the ...
    Text  Van Dyke, Dr. Henry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 25 Oct 1919, 360-368   Ladies Day The proposed centenary of the hundred years of peace between the United States and the British Empire. A reading of some of the speaker's verse about war. The ...
  • Roads to the Future
    Text  Dafoe, John W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 30 Jan 1936, 209-220     Man's ideas about the future and about the past. Now disillusioned and fearful of the chaotic conditions of the present, looking forward with desire and perhaps some measure of expectation to the future. Faith that the improvement will come gratuitously, but the future will be what we make it. What ...
    Text  Dafoe, John W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 30 Jan 1936, 209-220   Man's ideas about the future and about the past. Now disillusioned and fearful of the chaotic conditions of the present, looking forward with desire and perhaps some measure of expectation ...
  • The British Empire and the World Crisis
    Text  Coupland, Professor Reginald, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 13 Apr 1933, 166-175     England as a rock among the shifting sands of Europe. How England is dealing with her economic crisis. British statesmanship and British strength that has saved and is saving the 360 million people of India from suffering the same fate of China. British policy and British influence alone that prevents ...
    Text  Coupland, Professor Reginald, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 13 Apr 1933, 166-175   England as a rock among the shifting sands of Europe. How England is dealing with her economic crisis. British statesmanship and British strength that has saved and is saving the ...
  • World Politics of Canada and the Empire
    Text  Munro, Dr. H.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 12 Apr 1928, 133-143     The importance of world politics for Canada. Canada as a nation and internationalized, and today bearing her share of international responsibility. The study of international affairs as a kind of science. Attempting to find the fundamental principles that underlie the life of nations. A discussion of some of these principles. ...
    Text  Munro, Dr. H.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 12 Apr 1928, 133-143   The importance of world politics for Canada. Canada as a nation and internationalized, and today bearing her share of international responsibility. The study of international affairs as a kind of ...
  • The Challenge of International Relations to North America
    Text  Fosdick, Harry Emerson, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 27 Apr 1925, 207-219     This meeting held in conjunction with the League of nations Society in Canada. The speaker's statement of the deepest and most critical problem facing the world today: "Either we are going to get there first with international substitutes for war, or else a new world-war will shatter civilization to its ...
    Text  Fosdick, Harry Emerson, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 27 Apr 1925, 207-219   This meeting held in conjunction with the League of nations Society in Canada. The speaker's statement of the deepest and most critical problem facing the world today: "Either we are ...
  • The Sino-Japanese Incident in Relation to the Problem of Disarmament and International Security
    Text  Easman, Dr. S. Mack, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 4 Nov 1931, 246-257     Encouraging signs for the League, for the Empire, and for the state of the world, despite this last year being the worst in terms of the depression—economic, financial, and therefore psychological and political. Christendom rallying to the support of the League. The promising affiliation in American policy as regards the ...
    Text  Easman, Dr. S. Mack, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 4 Nov 1931, 246-257   Encouraging signs for the League, for the Empire, and for the state of the world, despite this last year being the worst in terms of the depression—economic, financial, and therefore ...
  • Britain's New Responsibilities
    Text  Davidson, Mrs. John F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 14 Nov 1935, 110-119     Ladies Day. Some personal background of the speaker, of events that influenced the person she became. Peace at the core of Britain's new responsibilities. A British election taking place today. A recapitulation of the early happenings in the Spring with intensified activity in Britain, members of the Foreign Staff being ...
    Text  Davidson, Mrs. John F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 14 Nov 1935, 110-119   Ladies Day. Some personal background of the speaker, of events that influenced the person she became. Peace at the core of Britain's new responsibilities. A British election taking place today. ...
  • Europe and the British Empire
    Text  Caldwell, Professor W., Montreal, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1928), 1 Dec 1927, 233-244     The speaker's recent lecture in Warsaw on Canada at the request of the Polish authorities. The speaker endeavouring to work out some sort of connnection between British liberty as seen from the point of view of the Dominions and Polish liberty as seen by the European point of view. A ...
    Text  Caldwell, Professor W., Montreal, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1928), 1 Dec 1927, 233-244   The speaker's recent lecture in Warsaw on Canada at the request of the Polish authorities. The speaker endeavouring to work out some sort of connnection between British liberty as seen ...
  • Fraternal Relations
    Text  Taft, Ex-President William Howard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 20 Jan 1919, 50-62     Reference to the speaker's last address at the Empire Club, and the changed circumstances since that time. America's part in the Great War. The war and its effect upon Canada. Our returning boys and finding them employment. The great future that awaits Canada. The opportunity given to Canada through the ...
    Text  Taft, Ex-President William Howard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 20 Jan 1919, 50-62   Reference to the speaker's last address at the Empire Club, and the changed circumstances since that time. America's part in the Great War. The war and its effect upon Canada. ...
  • Unemployment
    Text  Butler, Harold B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 31 Oct 1930, 265-273     Some words of Mr. Bennett's which sum up the real problem before the League of Nations and before the International Labour Organization. The beginning of the League 11 years ago. The conversion from ideal to fact which has come about through necessity. Why these two organizations are necessary. A look ...
    Text  Butler, Harold B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 31 Oct 1930, 265-273   Some words of Mr. Bennett's which sum up the real problem before the League of Nations and before the International Labour Organization. The beginning of the League 11 years ago. ...
  • London, Paris, Geneva
    Text  Falconer, Sir Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 1 Oct 1925, 251-263     Canadians considering whether or not we as a people should not take a larger interest in the affairs of the world outside of us. When a Canadian goes to London. Being impressed by the magnitude of London and the Empire. The educated Englishman knowing more about Europe than Canada, and ...
    Text  Falconer, Sir Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 1 Oct 1925, 251-263   Canadians considering whether or not we as a people should not take a larger interest in the affairs of the world outside of us. When a Canadian goes to London. ...
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