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Canada 1999--One Canadian's Perspective 
Text  Hnatyshyn, The Rt. Hon. Ramon J., Canada 1999--One Canadian's Perspective, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 23 Jun 1999, 40-48  Some introductory comments about the meaning of the Empire Club. Caring enough to become involved. Canada internationally. The Commonwealth and what it means. Benefits of Commonwealth for Canada. Some Canadian history. Canada Day. Some of the speaker's personal history with regard to Canada....
Nationhood Within the Empire 
Text  Groe, Frederick Philip, Nationhood Within the Empire, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 28 Feb 1929, 91-100  The resources of Canada. Canada aspiring to nationhood. Quebec's position within Canada. French Quebec in Canada as an example of a nation within an empire. Canada's neighbour to the south and its influence on our nationhood. Ways in which Canada and its development is different from the United...
Was The King Right 
Text  Maheux, M. L'Abbé Arthur, Was The King Right, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 24 Feb 1949, 234-244  Choosing as a subject the King of England, George the Third. Reasons for choosing such a topic. The speaker's learned conclusion that one of the main differences between the French and English in Canada is how they look at History. An explication of that view. The present import of that difference...
America, Britain and Canada--The "A B C" of Destiny 
Text  Feinberg, Rabbi Abraham L., America, Britain and Canada--The "A B C" of Destiny, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 8 Jan 1953, 147-157  A characteristic of Canadian life: the merger of two forces, by compromise and balance. The contract between the Catholic, French, Latin culture of Quebec, and the Protestant, British, Anglo-Saxon culture which dominates the rest of Canada. A union of convenience; progress in mutual understanding....
Canada Finds Her Voice 
Text  Stringer, Arthur, Canada Finds Her Voice, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 14 Apr 1949, 316-326  Some words about Canadians from the speaker, and others. A discussion of Canadians, how we feel about ourselves, how others see us. Canadian literature. Canadian poetry. The time for a change in Canada. The change that is taking place. Canada finding her voice. An illustrative anecdote. The...
The Building of a Nation 
Text  Thorson, J.T., The Building of a Nation, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1928), 10 Feb 1927, 18-28  Building a nation in this new land of Canada. Charged with a great responsibility with two functions to perform: as architects to draw the plans for a noble edifice, and as builders to carry out those plans in order that our building may endure. Using the materials at hand. Materials available in...
Economic Strategy: the Myth of Provincial Impotence 
Text  Smith, Dr. Stuart, Economic Strategy: the Myth of Provincial Impotence, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 4 Jan 1979, 140-154  The relationship between the economy and unity in Canada. An historical perspective with regard to Canada and why it initially came together as a country. Three elements of our society supported as Canadians: a manufacturing sector of sorts; huge government expenditures; importing goods to provide...
Quebec Old and New 
Text  Dumoulin, Jacques, Quebec Old and New, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 30 Mar 1944, 392-404  A history of Quebec and its people. The heroes of 1646, 1648 and 1649. Immigration and population of Quebec. The heroic story of capture and recapture, taking and retaking of strategic points. Colonists no longer French who became Canadian. The vigorous, youthful nation of the United States and...
Canadian Unity 
Text  Pearson, The Right Honourable Lester B., Canadian Unity, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 15 Oct 1964, 35-46  The need to have institutions and procedures and symbols to emphasize our Canadian status, our separate identity as a nation. The traditional and the national factors in Canada's development. A few observations about the recent visit of the Queen to Canada. Some threats associated with that visit...
Canadian Assimilation 
Text  Harper, J.M., Canadian Assimilation, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 12 Dec 1913, 93-107  A discussion of this issue of Canadian assimilation along the lines of a geometrical proposition. What this question of Canadian assimilation means at its basis; forming an enunciation. Then, the axioms of postulates or self-evident truths there are to guide us in our investigation, of which there...
Cobwebs 
Text  Fisher, John, Cobwebs, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 2 Oct 1947, 29-42  The new frontiers of science and the mind. The worst cobweb of resistance to change. The genius to know how to strike the balance: what to preserve and what to cast aside. The need for a new approach. Thinking of a world community. The promise of the Dominion of Canada. The need for conservation....
The Coming Defeat of Canadian Nationalism 
Text  Creighton, Dr. Donald C., The Coming Defeat of Canadian Nationalism, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1971), 16 Nov 1970, 116-129  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Defining the limits of the gloom of the speaker's title: "The Coming Defeat of Canadian Nationalism." A broad-ranging discussion of Canada and Canadian nationalism. Just some of the topics touched on include the...
The New Commonwealth and New Canadians 
Text  Pickersgill, Hon. John W., The New Commonwealth and New Canadians, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 8 Dec 1955, 136-145  The speaker begins by recalling his last address two years ago. Starting today where he left off two years ago. The theme of the New Commonwealth--the Commonwealth Mackenzie King had such a large and decisive part in shaping--the New Commonwealth and New Canadians. An assumption that the older...
A Romance With Canada 
Text  Pachter, Charles, A Romance With Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1995), 23 Jun 1994, 45-64  A joint meeting of The Royal Commonwealth Society and The Empire Club of Canada. The speaker's obsession with Canada; "with its beauty, with its size, with the grandeur of it, with the complexity of it, with its past, with its present and with its future." A look at 200 years of history, Pachter...
A New "National Policy" for Canada 
Text  Watkins, Professor Melville, A New "National Policy" for Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1969), 17 Oct 1968, 15-23  The speaker declares himself to be speaking as a private citizen and that his views as expressed are personal ones. The Report on foreign ownership in the broad context of a new National Policy for Canada. Remarks on and quotations from the historic National Policy of Sir John A. Macdonald,...
The Anxious Years: Politics in the Age of Mulroney and Chrétien 
Text  Simpson, Jeffrey, The Anxious Years: Politics in the Age of Mulroney and Chrétien, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 31 Oct 1996, 171-183  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. 1973 as the start of what the speaker has called in his book "The Anxious Years," a collection of columns that deals with the Mulroney and Chrétien years and which tries to suggest in various places that the anxiety has...
The Canadian Revolution 
Text  Newman, Peter C., The Canadian Revolution, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1996), 30 Nov 1995, 259-272  The Canadian revolution. The speaker's review of his book of the same title. A revolution as a shift in values of the society that has undergone a revolution. The speaker's thesis is that this has happened to Canadian values: a shift from deference to defiance, from deference to authority, to...
Canadian -American Relations 
Text  McCutcheon, Senator the Honourable M. Wallace, Canadian -American Relations, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 12 Nov 1964, 74-84  Canada's obsession with threatened American domination, cultural, political, economic: an explanation or an excuse? An exploration of this issue. Points to bear in mind about Canada's proximity to the United States: some realities. The misconceptions of the question of Canadian-American economic...
Problems of National Maturity 
Text  Vanier, His Excellency Major-General Georges P., Problems of National Maturity, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1961), 9 Feb 1961, 221-231  The centenary of Confederation in Canada in six years' time. A consideration of "the preparation of mind and spirit which we should perhaps try to achieve during the intervening years." Confederation in a Canadian historical context. Solutions of old difficulties and a crop of new ones. Some...
National Purpose and Future Industrial Development 
Text  Gray, The Honourable Herb, National Purpose and Future Industrial Development, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 24 Apr 1980, 379-389  The old questions: "about whether our differences are greater than our similarities; about whether the whole, Canada, should be greater than the sum of its parts of merely equal to the sum of its parts; about whether the country will continue to exist." Current problems of persistent inflation,...
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