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  • Behind the Scenes
    Baxter, Arthur Beverley, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 22 Sep 1932, 218-231     What has gone on in the Old Country more or less behind the scenes. Political developments in Great Britain since the speaker was last here in 1928. From Baldwin to MacDonald. The going of the gold standard. The speaker's encounter with Lord Beaverbrook on the day of the financial crash. ...
    Baxter, Arthur Beverley, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 22 Sep 1932, 218-231   What has gone on in the Old Country more or less behind ...
  • The Parliamentary Crisis in the United Kingdom
    Marine, Hon. A.B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 16 Dec 1909, 53-66     Two main issues on which the Liberal Party in Great Britain appeals to the Electors for support: principally, on a cry against the House of Lords; subordinately, upon the Budget; sectionally, upon Home Rule for Ireland. The Liberal-Unionists ask support upon a national policy of Tariff Reform, including protection against ...
    Marine, Hon. A.B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 16 Dec 1909, 53-66   Two main issues on which the Liberal Party in Great Britain appeals ...
  • Some New Elements in British Politics
    Buchan, John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 23 Oct 1924, 273-284     First, a word about British socialism. Difference from the continental variety. British socialism more an economical idea than a political creed. The British talent for compromise, with example. Characterization of British labour. The British Labour Party: nominally socialistic, but in practice only a very small number of its members actual ...
    Buchan, John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 23 Oct 1924, 273-284   First, a word about British socialism. Difference from the continental variety. British ...
  • The Mother of Parliaments
    Lowther, Right Hon. J.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 14 Jun 1921, 204-214     Ways in which the House of Commons as a microcosm of the people of the United Kingdom. The House of Commons also mirroring some of the failings of the British People. The need for direction. Domestic legislation. An amusing comparison between Canada and Great Britain. The speaker's experience of 40 ...
    Lowther, Right Hon. J.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 14 Jun 1921, 204-214   Ways in which the House of Commons as a microcosm of the ...
  • The British Election
    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 ...
    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 ...
  • Recent Developments in Parliamentary Institutions
    Borden, R.L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 22 Nov 1905, 62-72     The development during the past two centuries in Great Britain. On considering the system of government which we have today, remembering that the idealists of the 18th Century were aiming at exclusion from Parliament of those invested with executive power. The aim of the English statesmen of the 18th Century ...
    Borden, R.L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 22 Nov 1905, 62-72   The development during the past two centuries in Great Britain. On considering ...
  • The New Empire Partnership
    Hurd, Sir Percy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 29 Sep 1932, 232-238     The British attitude towards the Imperial Economic Conference which has just been held at Ottawa. What it means to the average Englishman and what he expects from it. The prospects of this new policy of Empire partnership to which the Governments of the Empire are committed. The political atmosphere in ...
    Hurd, Sir Percy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 29 Sep 1932, 232-238   The British attitude towards the Imperial Economic Conference which has just been ...
  • Conservative Party Policy in Britain
    Heath, The Rt. Hon. Edward, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 17 May 1967, 1-17     Some remarks about the office and history of the office of the Lord Privy Seal. The Conservative Party of Britain today: some recent history and recent progress in terms of party policy. Indications of the policies as they have now emerged. A bit of forecasting about the Party under the ...
    Heath, The Rt. Hon. Edward, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 17 May 1967, 1-17   Some remarks about the office and history of the office of the ...
  • The Present Political Situation in England
    Fraser, Captain Ian, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 1 May 1931, 143-151     Reference to Tag Day for the Blind. Disappointment with the Imperial Conference last year, and reasons for that disappointment. The unlikelihood that any measure of reciprocal preference with regard to trade will come under the present British government. Some comments on the side-shows within the Conservative Party in Britain. Misunderstanding ...
    Fraser, Captain Ian, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 1 May 1931, 143-151   Reference to Tag Day for the Blind. Disappointment with the Imperial Conference ...
  • The Heirs of Runnymede
    Thatcher, The Rt. Hon. Margaret, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 25 Sep 1975, 30-40     The Heirs of Runnymede—the liberties first expressed in Magna Carta—heirs to a rule of law and a responsibility to pass those rights on to the next generation. Problems in Great Britain, similar to those faced in all western socieities: inflation, unemployment, absence of growth, and public expenditure beyond what the ...
    Thatcher, The Rt. Hon. Margaret, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 25 Sep 1975, 30-40   The Heirs of Runnymede—the liberties first expressed in Magna Carta—heirs to a ...
  • The Political Future in England
    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 ...
    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 ...
  • Britain; Today and Tomorrow
    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 ...
    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 Economic Consequences of General de Gaulle
    Wedgwood, Sir John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 27 Feb 1964, 270-278     Some quotes from the debate in the House of Commons in London on February 6th, 1964 on "Commonwealth Trade and Technical Assistance." What it all means in terms of the United Kingdom attempting to join the European Economic Community. Reasons for the change. The attitude of the British Labour Party ...
    Wedgwood, Sir John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 27 Feb 1964, 270-278   Some quotes from the debate in the House of Commons in London ...
  • Britain's Problems In Perspective
    Grierson, Ronald H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 29 Feb 1968, 329-339     Putting the much advertised problems of Britain into reasonable perspective. The picture of Britain that has emerged. Contraindications through examples. The crux of the British problem. Some obvious problems. Lacking the joy of business. The transformation which Britain needs and which she is getting. Lacking the excitement of a really ...
    Grierson, Ronald H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 29 Feb 1968, 329-339   Putting the much advertised problems of Britain into reasonable perspective. The picture ...
  • The Labor Situation in Great Britain
    Fay, C.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 6 Nov 1924, 301-310     Three aspects of the labour situation in Great Britain: the labour situation viewed as a political crisis; the same situation viewed as an economic crisis; dropping the word "crisis," endeavouring to see how far we can apply the notion for which we are here today: the notion of imperial liaison ...
    Fay, C.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 6 Nov 1924, 301-310   Three aspects of the labour situation in Great Britain: the labour situation ...
  • Report on Britain
    Barkway, Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 27 Mar 1947, 279-288     The speaker's recent visit to Britain and the conditions there during the worst weather in 100 years. Some salient facts. Along with the worst weather in a long time, a lack of resources of water power or anything else. The dependency upon coal of Britain's industry, domestic consumption, and everything ...
    Barkway, Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 27 Mar 1947, 279-288   The speaker's recent visit to Britain and the conditions there during the ...
  • Britain: A Force in Today's World
    Day, His Excellency, Sir Derek, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 24 Apr 1986, 402-410     Britain identifying a role for itself in the world, commensurate with its economic potential and drawing upon the still-considerable resources of its people. From whence that role is derived. Aspect of Britain's national and international life where a force and influence is still exerted. Some remarks about military power and ...
    Day, His Excellency, Sir Derek, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 24 Apr 1986, 402-410   Britain identifying a role for itself in the world, commensurate with its ...
  • So It's Dulles Ditchwater
    Moore, H. Napier, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1957), 11 Oct 1956, 10-20     An explanation of the origin of the title for this address. The Suez crisis: a brief review of the situation. An answer to the question that is being asked of Eden's action in mobilizing armed strength and rushing troops, warships and aircraft to the Mediterranean: was it wise? The political ...
    Moore, H. Napier, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1957), 11 Oct 1956, 10-20   An explanation of the origin of the title for this address. The ...
  • Modern British Liberalism and the Empire
    Perks, Sir Robert W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 27 May 1909, 11-21     The attitude of Modern Liberalism towards some of the problems which confront us. The speaker's personal political background. The Liberal League, the Imperialistic section of the Liberal Party. The speaker's declaration that England is not a decadent and dying nation. Some examples of what gets printed in various newspapers and ...
    Perks, Sir Robert W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 27 May 1909, 11-21   The attitude of Modern Liberalism towards some of the problems which confront ...
  • The First Labour Government of Great Britain
    Snowden, Mrs. Philip, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 31 Jan 1925, 43-58     Removing misunderstandings about the association of the British Labour Movement with the Bolshevik Party of Russia, as heard by the speaker in this country. The difference between cheese and chalk not greater than the difference between the first labour Government of Great Britain and the Bolshevik Government of Russia, with ...
    Snowden, Mrs. Philip, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 31 Jan 1925, 43-58   Removing misunderstandings about the association of the British Labour Movement with the ...
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