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  • How England Meets Her Difficulties
    Text  Ingram, Right Honourable Right Reverend A.F. Winnington, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 17 Sep 1931, 192-198     In what spirit England is meeting her present difficulties. Recalling how England met the difficulties of 1914. The current problem of England finding itself losing the credit of the world. What it means for the Bank of England to lose its credit. Men like MacDonald, Thomas, and Snowden, who have ...
    Text  Ingram, Right Honourable Right Reverend A.F. Winnington, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 17 Sep 1931, 192-198   In what spirit England is meeting her present difficulties. Recalling how England met the difficulties of 1914. The current problem of England finding itself losing the credit of the world. ...
  • Britain To-day—and Tomorrow
    Text  Knollys, The Viscount, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 16 Oct 1958, 38-45     The latest on the British economy. A sound economy again for Britain. The painful but effective medicine applied by Dr. Macmillan and his colleagues over a year ago. Some indicative figures. Some remaining weak points, but generally a very prosperous picture. The growth of Canadian influence. The success of the ...
    Text  Knollys, The Viscount, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 16 Oct 1958, 38-45   The latest on the British economy. A sound economy again for Britain. The painful but effective medicine applied by Dr. Macmillan and his colleagues over a year ago. Some indicative ...
  • The British Election
    Text  Baldwin, Warren, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 2 Mar 1950, 237-247     The speaker's recent two-week trip to Britain. Questions he went with. The key question: "Is the maintenance of close economic ties with the United Kingdom today worth the effort we are making and the effort we will have to make? The speaker's conviction that it is worth any effort, almost ...
    Text  Baldwin, Warren, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 2 Mar 1950, 237-247   The speaker's recent two-week trip to Britain. Questions he went with. The key question: "Is the maintenance of close economic ties with the United Kingdom today worth the effort we ...
  • The Progress and Prospects in Britain
    Text  Clark, Sir William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 10 Oct 1946, 15-26     Greetings from The Royal Empire Society in London. Some words about London House. Reminiscences about the speaker's six years in Canada. The immense prestige with which Canada has emerged from the war, won by her achievements alike on the field of battle, in the council chambers of the Allies, and ...
    Text  Clark, Sir William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 10 Oct 1946, 15-26   Greetings from The Royal Empire Society in London. Some words about London House. Reminiscences about the speaker's six years in Canada. The immense prestige with which Canada has emerged from ...
  • Today and Tomorrow in Britain
    Text  George, Lady Megan Lloyd, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 25 Jan 1952, 211-219     Speaking as a citizen of an old country, known to the Commonwealth as "the Old Country;" here to say a word for Britain. Some of the bills that Britain has run up and is finding it difficult to pay. Britain's national debt. Debts incurred in the cause of liberty and ...
    Text  George, Lady Megan Lloyd, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 25 Jan 1952, 211-219   Speaking as a citizen of an old country, known to the Commonwealth as "the Old Country;" here to say a word for Britain. Some of the bills that Britain has ...
  • The International Situation
    Text  Strabolgi, Lord, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 14 Aug 1947, 16-28     The speaker representing the British Parliament in the Province of Ontario. Feelings of gratitude in Britain to Canada for Canadian Forces war efforts and for the generous help given when Britain was in difficulties following the end of hostilities. The foreign policy of the present government in Britain, supported by ...
    Text  Strabolgi, Lord, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 14 Aug 1947, 16-28   The speaker representing the British Parliament in the Province of Ontario. Feelings of gratitude in Britain to Canada for Canadian Forces war efforts and for the generous help given when ...
  • Industrial Conditions in the Homeland
    Text  MacMillan, Right Hon. Hugh P., 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 ...
    Text  MacMillan, Right Hon. Hugh P., 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 ...
  • Britain Today
    Text  Macmillan, The Rt. Hon. Harold, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 18 Jan 1968, 261-271     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Some remarks about world events following World War I and World War II, including some personal reminiscences of the speaker. The speaker's experience of Canada. Britain and the British people. What is being said about ...
    Text  Macmillan, The Rt. Hon. Harold, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 18 Jan 1968, 261-271   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Some remarks about world events following World War I and World War II, including some ...
  • An American View of Britain
    Text  Fairbanks, Douglas, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 25 Mar 1965, 290-301     The purely private view of the speaker, of Britain today. A disclaimer as an expert. The dangers of generalizing. How Britain has often been perceived by others. Her more spectacular success stories. The peaceful transformation from an Empire into the modern Commonwealth as a tribute to the virility of its ...
    Text  Fairbanks, Douglas, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 25 Mar 1965, 290-301   The purely private view of the speaker, of Britain today. A disclaimer as an expert. The dangers of generalizing. How Britain has often been perceived by others. Her more spectacular ...
  • The Imperial Economic Conference
    Text  Ferguson, Honorable G. Howard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 19 Apr 1932, 163-173     Impressions gained by the speaker during his sojourn in Great Britain. Three great defects in connection with our trade with Great Britain: the lack of appreciation of the consumer's taste and his desire to have the article given to him in the form in which he wants it; a complete ...
    Text  Ferguson, Honorable G. Howard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 19 Apr 1932, 163-173   Impressions gained by the speaker during his sojourn in Great Britain. Three great defects in connection with our trade with Great Britain: the lack of appreciation of the consumer's taste ...
  • Modernizing Britain
    Text  Knollys, The Viscount, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 4 Feb 1965, 196-204     The economic situation in Britain and its effect on their position in the world. How Britain has been modernizing and is equipping itself to be "with it" and to maintain its position not only to be effective industrially, but to have a proper and real influence in world affairs. What ...
    Text  Knollys, The Viscount, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 4 Feb 1965, 196-204   The economic situation in Britain and its effect on their position in the world. How Britain has been modernizing and is equipping itself to be "with it" and to maintain ...
  • Great Britain—Progress and Prospects
    Text  Clark, Sir William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 2 Feb 1933, 41-55     The charm of England for the holiday-maker. England's beauty in the lovely autumn weather. Some personal reminiscences of the speaker's time in Great Britain. The phenomenon of other countries, including the defeated Germany, enjoying varying measures of prosperity while Great Britain, one of the principal victors, was plunged into a ...
    Text  Clark, Sir William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 2 Feb 1933, 41-55   The charm of England for the holiday-maker. England's beauty in the lovely autumn weather. Some personal reminiscences of the speaker's time in Great Britain. The phenomenon of other countries, including ...
  • British Need for Raw Materials for Increased Productivity
    Text  Rootes, Sir William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 14 Dec 1951, 137-144     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Important issues to be taken into account with regard to Britain regaining her balance of trade, including the subject of raw materials. The new Government in Britain. The contribution Great Britain has made to the ...
    Text  Rootes, Sir William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 14 Dec 1951, 137-144   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Important issues to be taken into account with regard to Britain regaining her balance of ...
  • Some After-War Problems—Unemployment, Immigration, Reparations
    Text  Horne, Right Hon. Sir Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 25 Jan 1923, 14-25     The heroism of the Canadian soldiers in France. Today, looking at the world with totally different eyes. Canada's rapid recovery from the effects of war. Here today an atmosphere of enterprise and of movement. Progress in trade, in agriculture, in development natural resources. Canada today suffering from a lack of ...
    Text  Horne, Right Hon. Sir Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 25 Jan 1923, 14-25   The heroism of the Canadian soldiers in France. Today, looking at the world with totally different eyes. Canada's rapid recovery from the effects of war. Here today an atmosphere of ...
  • The Outlook Today
    Text  Clutterbuck, Sir Alexander, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 25 Nov 1948, 94-105     The troubles and difficulties of today. Avoiding obsessions with these troubles. Observing the progress that has been made since the end of the Second World War. The speaker's view of the situation as those in Britain see it, concentrating chiefly on the economic side of things. The importance of economic ...
    Text  Clutterbuck, Sir Alexander, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 25 Nov 1948, 94-105   The troubles and difficulties of today. Avoiding obsessions with these troubles. Observing the progress that has been made since the end of the Second World War. The speaker's view of ...
  • The Next Decade
    Text  Hayman, Sir Graham, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1961), 2 May 1960, 1-8     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Great Britain's progress and portents for the ensuing years. Drawing lessons from the mistakes of the past and encouragement and inspiration from the successes. A review, with statistics and figures of 1959 for Great Britain. ...
    Text  Hayman, Sir Graham, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1961), 2 May 1960, 1-8   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Great Britain's progress and portents for the ensuing years. Drawing lessons from the mistakes of ...
  • Britain's Economic Performance
    Text  Nicholson, Sir Bryan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1996), 26 Sep 1995, 111-121     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The British-Canadian Chamber of Trade and Commerce. The U.K. economy after a year of strong growth in 1994, with a slower pace of expansion in 1995. Optimism for the 1996 year. The lack of favourable consumer sentiment: the "feel good ...
    Text  Nicholson, Sir Bryan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1996), 26 Sep 1995, 111-121   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The British-Canadian Chamber of Trade and Commerce. The U.K. economy after a year of strong growth in 1994, with a ...
  • The Political Future in England
    Text  Kerr, Philip, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 18 Oct 1934, 67-80     The political situation, the economic situation in the Old Country today. Whether Great Britain is reasonably well-equipped to weather the storms which lie ahead. Three factors of the British recovery: the return to power at the election of 1931 of a National Government which marked the end of a period ...
    Text  Kerr, Philip, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 18 Oct 1934, 67-80   The political situation, the economic situation in the Old Country today. Whether Great Britain is reasonably well-equipped to weather the storms which lie ahead. Three factors of the British recovery: ...
  • Britain's Scientific and Industrial Achievements
    Text  Bessborough, Lord, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1971), 25 Mar 1971, 336-352     Ladies Day. The present Government in the U.K. in favour of a policy of disengagement from intervention in industry. The abolishment of the Ministry of Technology. The abandonment of the industrial grant system in favour of tax relief and the abolishment of the Industrial Reorganization Corporation. Consequences of these actions. ...
    Text  Bessborough, Lord, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1971), 25 Mar 1971, 336-352   Ladies Day. The present Government in the U.K. in favour of a policy of disengagement from intervention in industry. The abolishment of the Ministry of Technology. The abandonment of the ...
  • Britain; Today and Tomorrow
    Text  Garner, Sir Saville, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1957), 28 Feb 1957, 252-262     The background to the Suez crisis as it affects Britain. Oil and the Middle East. Four urgent problems with regard to the Middle East: Clearing the Canal; Permanent arrangements for the Canal; Israel-Arab tension; General security in the area, with a discussion of each. Other subjects are discussed under the ...
    Text  Garner, Sir Saville, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1957), 28 Feb 1957, 252-262   The background to the Suez crisis as it affects Britain. Oil and the Middle East. Four urgent problems with regard to the Middle East: Clearing the Canal; Permanent arrangements for ...
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