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Australia and Her Post-War Problem 
Text  Braddon, Hon. H.Y., Australia and Her Post-War Problem, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 24 Jan 1919, 63-76  Australia's regard for Canadians as blood brothers. Some distinctions between Canada and Australia. The labour question in Australia. Laws governing labour conditions and wages in Australia. Reference to the Whitley report in England. Strikes in Australia. The small Bolshevist element in the...
Does Canada Take The League of Nations Seriously? 
Text  Grant, Principal W.L., Does Canada Take The League of Nations Seriously?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 9 Feb 1933, 56-69  How the people of Canada can be said to take the League of Nations seriously when we take the speech of our delegate so very casually indeed. The Sino-Japanese situation and the speech that our Canadian delegate, Mr. Cahan, made on it: a review. What Japan wants. Japan's need for markets for her...
London, Paris, Geneva 
Text  Falconer, Sir Robert, London, Paris, Geneva, 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 why that is...
The United States and the League of Nations 
Text  Riddell, The Hon. Mr. Justice William Renwick, The United States and the League of Nations, 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...
Locarno 
Text  Garnett, Dr. James Maxwell, Locarno, 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 Europe: a steady...
Fraternal Relations 
Text  Taft, Ex-President William Howard, Fraternal Relations, 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...
Certain Features of the Paris Constitution 
Text  Marburg, Hon. Theodore, Certain Features of the Paris Constitution, 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 against the...
The British Empire and the World Crisis 
Text  Coupland, Professor Reginald, The British Empire and the World Crisis, 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...
Our International Outlook 
Text  Schurman, Jacob G., Our International Outlook, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 17 Feb 1921, 60-74  Recent events in South Africa. Ways in which these events are significant. Great Britain's view of colonial relations now and in the past. The principles of liberty and nationality and independence. Another principle prevalent in the world called "anti-democracy," embodied in Bismarck. Now living...
The Establishment of a Permanent Court of International Justice 
Text  Doherty, Right Hon. C.J., The Establishment of a Permanent Court of International Justice, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 31 Mar 1921, 152-163  Some phases in connection with the League of Nations which may have been overlooked in previous speeches. Objectives and aspirations of the League. Justice as the one thing that is more absolutely necessary than peace. No permanent peace without justice as its firm foundation. Ways in which a...
Some Impressions of My Stay in England 
Text  Ferguson, Honourable G. Howard, Some Impressions of My Stay in England, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 19 Dec 1935, 169-180  Three features of English life and the general British situation: the position Britain has taken and the course she has pursued with regard to military activity; her recovery and progress in industry and commerce; her unswerving devotion to the institutions that form the basis of our social and...
Disarmament 
Text  Noel-Baker, Philip J., Disarmament, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 27 Mar 1934, 513-526  The great part to play in world affairs that is now that of the British people. The current power of the British Commonwealth and how that has come to be. The need for the abolition of war, the establishment of law and justice which the British peoples have achieved. The speaker's belief that only...
Roads to the Future 
Text  Dafoe, John W., Roads to the Future, 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....
The Commonwealth and the League of Nations 
Text  Chelwood, Viscount Cecil of, The Commonwealth and the League of Nations, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 21 Sep 1933, 217-235  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. Differences between the Commonwealth and the League of Nations, but both striving for the betterment and improvement of mankind. A definition of these two institutions, what they stand for, what they mean, their great purposes....
China, The Democratic Front in the Far East 
Text  Endicott, Reverend James G., China, The Democratic Front in the Far East, 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...
Unemployment 
Text  Butler, Harold B., Unemployment, 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...
International Relations 
Text  Norwood, Dr. Frederick, International Relations, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 20 Feb 1930, 66-79  Patriotism and the Empire. Living in a time of transition. Three great reasons which will always distinguish our time. First, the tremendous intellectual revolution, with reference to Darwin's "The Origin of Species." Second, the tremendous increase in human inventiveness and in discovery, with...
International Economic Co-operation 
Text  Riddell, W.A., International Economic Co-operation, 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...
Europe and the British Empire 
Text  Caldwell, Professor W., Montreal, Europe and the British Empire, 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 Polish...
The International Situation and the Protocol 
Text  Zimmern, Professor Albert, The International Situation and the Protocol, 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 look at...
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