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  • Japan-Canada Partnership: Can We Afford to Take it for Granted?
    Text  Numata, His Excellency Sadaaki, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2006), 28 Apr 2005, 361-372     The speaker addressed the audience under the following headings: Where We Are; How Japanese See Canada; How Canadians See Japan; A New Economic Partnership; the Asia-Pacific Context; The Global Agenda; Conclusion: A Mutually Enriching Global Partnership.
    Text  Numata, His Excellency Sadaaki, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2006), 28 Apr 2005, 361-372   The speaker addressed the audience under the following headings: Where We Are; How Japanese See Canada; How Canadians See Japan; A New Economic Partnership; the Asia-Pacific Context; The Global Agenda; ...
  • Russia
    Text  Ignatieff, Count Paul N., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 12 Mar 1931, 96-105     Understanding the trend of the underlying forces which have created the Russian Nation. A review of Russia's past history to provide some idea of the difficulties confronting Russian school education. An historical review of Russia's education. The ruling class of Russia. The Russian as a family man or a religious ...
    Text  Ignatieff, Count Paul N., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 12 Mar 1931, 96-105   Understanding the trend of the underlying forces which have created the Russian Nation. A review of Russia's past history to provide some idea of the difficulties confronting Russian school education. ...
  • Would A Russo-Japanese War Be Another World War?
    Text  Lattimore, Owen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 22 Mar 1934, 499-512     A comparison of the present situation in the Far East with the situation in Europe in 1914. A situation now in the Far East which is much less clear. Canada's, like America's interest in the question of collective guarantees of world peace and the extending of international compacts for the ...
    Text  Lattimore, Owen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 22 Mar 1934, 499-512   A comparison of the present situation in the Far East with the situation in Europe in 1914. A situation now in the Far East which is much less clear. Canada's, ...
  • The Situation in Russia
    Text  Percy, Major-General Sir Jocelyn, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 27 Jan 1921, 14-30     The speaker, sent to Russia by the War Office in 1907, just after the Russia-Japanese war to view the battle fields and gauge the value of the Russians. The speaker's expectations and actual findings. Karensky's revolution in Russia, and the consequences for the people. How the revolution was started, who ...
    Text  Percy, Major-General Sir Jocelyn, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 27 Jan 1921, 14-30   The speaker, sent to Russia by the War Office in 1907, just after the Russia-Japanese war to view the battle fields and gauge the value of the Russians. The speaker's ...
  • The Russo-Japanese War
    Text  Mavor, Professor James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1904), 7 Apr 1904, 151-163     Conveying some idea of the situation, economical and financial, of Russia, and of the situation, economical and financial, of Japan, and then a suggested inquiry as to how far Great Britain and her Colonies are interested in the outcome of the struggle. Assuming some knowledge of the long history of ...
    Text  Mavor, Professor James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1904), 7 Apr 1904, 151-163   Conveying some idea of the situation, economical and financial, of Russia, and of the situation, economical and financial, of Japan, and then a suggested inquiry as to how far Great ...
  • The Constitutional Problem in Russia
    Text  Mavor, Professor James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 17 Dec 1908, 91-101     The Constitutional aspect of Russian development. The frequent disregard of Russia's Constitution by the autocracy. An idea of the actual course of events.1905 as the important year to study, in which there was a tremendous intellectual and political movement in Russia. The position of the press at that time. The ...
    Text  Mavor, Professor James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 17 Dec 1908, 91-101   The Constitutional aspect of Russian development. The frequent disregard of Russia's Constitution by the autocracy. An idea of the actual course of events.1905 as the important year to study, in ...
  • Our Japanese Allies
    Text  Shortt, Rev. C.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 8 Apr 1915, 134-142     The speaker's experience living in Japan for the last 14 years. The difficulty of generalising about a nation of 54 million people with such a long history. The speaker's good luck to have been in almost the whole of "the sixty-six provinces," and to have met a great many different ...
    Text  Shortt, Rev. C.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 8 Apr 1915, 134-142   The speaker's experience living in Japan for the last 14 years. The difficulty of generalising about a nation of 54 million people with such a long history. The speaker's good ...
  • China Today
    Text  Tzen, Rev. P. Lindel, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 28 Oct 1937, 54-64     China today; China yesterday. A moral philosophy of China's national aspiration that has sustained her all through the past period of almost thirty odd centuries. A statement from one of the classics of China that summarizes the whole moral teaching of Chinese philosophy of life, either life of individuals or ...
    Text  Tzen, Rev. P. Lindel, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 28 Oct 1937, 54-64   China today; China yesterday. A moral philosophy of China's national aspiration that has sustained her all through the past period of almost thirty odd centuries. A statement from one of ...
  • To Russia With Fries
    Text  Cohon, George A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 30 Oct 1997, 141-149     The book that the speaker wrote. Its reoccurring themes. Never forgetting from where you came. Remembering your roots and wings. Spreading your wings. Some personal history. The ghost writer and co-author of the book, David McFarlane and the speaker's experience in working with him. Having fun at work. The part ...
    Text  Cohon, George A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 30 Oct 1997, 141-149   The book that the speaker wrote. Its reoccurring themes. Never forgetting from where you came. Remembering your roots and wings. Spreading your wings. Some personal history. The ghost writer and ...
  • Occidental Japan
    Text  Ryerson, Rev. Egerton, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 13 Apr 1905, 234-241     Interest in the Empire of Japan. Japan's achievements in this War. The marvelous changes that have taken place in that country during the past 40 years. Trying to show in some way how far Japan has become Occidental and how far she remains Oriental. The lack of any racial connection ...
    Text  Ryerson, Rev. Egerton, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 13 Apr 1905, 234-241   Interest in the Empire of Japan. Japan's achievements in this War. The marvelous changes that have taken place in that country during the past 40 years. Trying to show in ...
  • Commercial Russia
    Text  Allan, J.D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 19 Apr 1917, 545-551     Forming a perspective of Russia only by a series of visit in order to do that country justice. A physical description of Russia. Russia as a land of contradictions. Population makeup and figures. Scientific research as the Russians have adopted it in agriculture something that we must copy. The remarkable ...
    Text  Allan, J.D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 19 Apr 1917, 545-551   Forming a perspective of Russia only by a series of visit in order to do that country justice. A physical description of Russia. Russia as a land of contradictions. Population ...
  • Russia
    Text  Mavor, Professor James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 5 Apr 1917, 529-537     The meagre news from Russia. Our inability to ascertain the reasons for some events, or the somewhat complicated causes which have produced them. The obvious fact that the causes of the revolution must have been very complicated, and that the events did not take place as a result merely of ...
    Text  Mavor, Professor James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 5 Apr 1917, 529-537   The meagre news from Russia. Our inability to ascertain the reasons for some events, or the somewhat complicated causes which have produced them. The obvious fact that the causes of ...
  • The Crisis in the Far East
    Text  Whyte, Sir Frederick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 22 Nov 1932, 303-315     Placing this subject in its historic setting in order to understand the forces which have brought the disputants, China and Japan, to their respective positions in the Far East. Changes wrought in the Far Eastern situation by the impact on the entire continent of the tide of western culture. The ...
    Text  Whyte, Sir Frederick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 22 Nov 1932, 303-315   Placing this subject in its historic setting in order to understand the forces which have brought the disputants, China and Japan, to their respective positions in the Far East. Changes ...
  • Experiences in a Japanese Internment Camp
    Text  Palmer, John Wesley, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 25 Feb 1943, 367-382     Life in Tokyo preceding the momentous events of December, 1941. The arrests of Allied nationals still left in Tokyo and other parts of Japan on the 8th of December, 1941. The speaker's ship turning back to Japan and his arrest. A description of the speaker's position today in contrast to ...
    Text  Palmer, John Wesley, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 25 Feb 1943, 367-382   Life in Tokyo preceding the momentous events of December, 1941. The arrests of Allied nationals still left in Tokyo and other parts of Japan on the 8th of December, 1941. ...
  • The Next Few Weeks in the Far East
    Text  Woodside, Willson, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 5 Feb 1942, 250-264     Standing now at one of the great crises of the war. The Pacific War, now almost two months old. Reinforcements now reaching Java and Singapore. The need for an increase in the flow of aid to the Far East. The fate of Java, Singapore, and Rangoon to be decided in ...
    Text  Woodside, Willson, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 5 Feb 1942, 250-264   Standing now at one of the great crises of the war. The Pacific War, now almost two months old. Reinforcements now reaching Java and Singapore. The need for an increase ...
  • The Japanese Ceylon Attack
    Text  Birchall, Wing Commander Leonard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 18 Oct 1945, 42-60     A telling of the speaker's experiences in the war. The necessity for some information not to be conveyed, in particular war atrocities and war crimes committed in Japan, due to the fact that the war criminals in Japan have not yet been brought to trial and it would be detrimental ...
    Text  Birchall, Wing Commander Leonard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 18 Oct 1945, 42-60   A telling of the speaker's experiences in the war. The necessity for some information not to be conveyed, in particular war atrocities and war crimes committed in Japan, due to ...
  • Japan's Position in the Far East
    Text  Matsudaira, Honourable Koto, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1955), 14 Apr 1955, 269-282     The position of Japan in the Far East today. A brief historical background of Japan. Japan since the Second World War. The hope that the speaker's words will help the audience to understand the problem of present-day Japan. The results of the recent general election held in Japan. The results ...
    Text  Matsudaira, Honourable Koto, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1955), 14 Apr 1955, 269-282   The position of Japan in the Far East today. A brief historical background of Japan. Japan since the Second World War. The hope that the speaker's words will help the ...
  • Out Of My Life
    Text  Alexander, His Imperial Highness, the Grand Duke of Russia, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 18 Oct 1929, 258-270     Personal background and history of the speaker. His life under three emperors. A review of historical events witnessed or experienced by the speaker, with commentary. Spiritual reform.
    Text  Alexander, His Imperial Highness, the Grand Duke of Russia, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 18 Oct 1929, 258-270   Personal background and history of the speaker. His life under three emperors. A review of historical events witnessed or experienced by the speaker, with commentary. Spiritual reform.
  • The Manchurian Crisis
    Text  Massey, The Honourable Vincent, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 14 Jan 1932, 1-15     The situation in Manchuria one to command the active interest of Canada and why that is so. Being mindful of what events may flow from the destruction of a few metres of railway line four months ago at an unknown place in Manchuria—the Balkans of Asia. The international body whose ...
    Text  Massey, The Honourable Vincent, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 14 Jan 1932, 1-15   The situation in Manchuria one to command the active interest of Canada and why that is so. Being mindful of what events may flow from the destruction of a few ...
  • Present Conditions In China
    Text  Ferguson, Dr. John Calvin, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 17 Feb 1944, 295-309     The speaker's repatriation. President conditions in China. China's contribution to the Allied Nations and the part she can contribute to the winning of the war. The current situation in China in terms of attack and invasion by the Japanese. Occupied China. Ousting the Japanese one of the most difficult features ...
    Text  Ferguson, Dr. John Calvin, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 17 Feb 1944, 295-309   The speaker's repatriation. President conditions in China. China's contribution to the Allied Nations and the part she can contribute to the winning of the war. The current situation in China ...
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