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  • Canada's Reserve Army
    Text  Browne, Major-General B.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 18 Mar 1943, 410-425     The Reserve Army, today new in its tasks and its opportunities. The Reserve Army formerly known as "the militia." A description and history of the Militia. The Military Act, amended in 1927. The revulsion against military service following the first World War. Forgetting that the price of peace has always ...
    Text  Browne, Major-General B.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 18 Mar 1943, 410-425   The Reserve Army, today new in its tasks and its opportunities. The Reserve Army formerly known as "the militia." A description and history of the Militia. The Military Act, amended ...
  • Post-War Utilization of Farm-Products
    Text  Turner, Mrs. Phyllis G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 27 Jan 1944, 252-268     The rebuilding of the postwar world as an opportunity of building a world in which the great advances of modern science can be applied to the development of an organization of human society which will not only be free from war but a world in which mankind can rise to ...
    Text  Turner, Mrs. Phyllis G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 27 Jan 1944, 252-268   The rebuilding of the postwar world as an opportunity of building a world in which the great advances of modern science can be applied to the development of an organization ...
  • Inflation and War Finance
    Text  James, F. Cyril, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 6 Feb 1941, 322-341     Reference to the Savings Campaign. The dangers of an inflationary policy to finance the war, as shown through some of the experiences that some other nations have had with these policies. The demands that are being made for an inflationary policy in Canada. Remembering the "New Era" in the United ...
    Text  James, F. Cyril, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 6 Feb 1941, 322-341   Reference to the Savings Campaign. The dangers of an inflationary policy to finance the war, as shown through some of the experiences that some other nations have had with these ...
  • Historic, Economic and Social Development in New Zealand
    Text  Thorn, The Hon. James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 6 Nov 1947, 93-102     An event in New Zealand's history which associates with the people of Canada. Edward Gibbon Wakefield's role as a staff member for the Earl of Durham while in Canada after the 1837 rebellion. Wakefield's subsequent role in the New Zealand Land Company, which organized and dispatched from England the first ...
    Text  Thorn, The Hon. James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 6 Nov 1947, 93-102   An event in New Zealand's history which associates with the people of Canada. Edward Gibbon Wakefield's role as a staff member for the Earl of Durham while in Canada after ...
  • An Address By His Excellency, Viscount Alexander of Tunis
    Text  Alexander of Tunis, His Excellency, Viscount, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 3 Oct 1946, 8-14     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The speaker's travels across Canada over the last six months. The basic industries he has visited. Being impressed by the mechanical efficiency by which Canada deals with the rich resources of the country and by ...
    Text  Alexander of Tunis, His Excellency, Viscount, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 3 Oct 1946, 8-14   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The speaker's travels across Canada over the last six months. The basic industries he has ...
  • Australia
    Text  Glasgow, Major-General The Honourable Sir Thomas William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 12 Sep 1940, 70-80     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian Club. The speaker's association with Canadian in South Africa, in 1899, and in France in 1916. Australia and the way in which Australia faces any great problem which arises. Some words from the Australian Prime Minister, Mr. Menzies, ...
    Text  Glasgow, Major-General The Honourable Sir Thomas William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 12 Sep 1940, 70-80   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian Club. The speaker's association with Canadian in South Africa, in 1899, and in France in 1916. Australia and ...
  • The Real New Order
    Text  Masaryk, Jan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 3 Dec 1941, 169-184     The speaker now as an emigrant, a refugee, of his country. The latest murders in Czechoslovakia. The hostages in France. Speaking as a citizen of Europe. A war that is everybody's. The hate that Hitler has managed to generate. The last 12-15 months that the speaker spent in Britain. Seeing ...
    Text  Masaryk, Jan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 3 Dec 1941, 169-184   The speaker now as an emigrant, a refugee, of his country. The latest murders in Czechoslovakia. The hostages in France. Speaking as a citizen of Europe. A war that is ...
  • Canada At War
    Text  Howe, The Honourable C.D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 4 Sep 1940, 50-69     Entering the second year of the war. Looking back at the year just past and reviewing the progress that has been made toward our war objective. A discouraging year. The magnitude of the task of changing over a country from peaceful pursuits to an "all out" war effort which few ...
    Text  Howe, The Honourable C.D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 4 Sep 1940, 50-69   Entering the second year of the war. Looking back at the year just past and reviewing the progress that has been made toward our war objective. A discouraging year. The ...
  • Canada At The Crossroads
    Text  Drew, Lieutenant-Colonel George A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 6 Mar 1941, 385-401     Reference to previous addresses by the speaker. Canada today. The almost limitless resources at our disposal. Development in all directions. Few limits to the opportunities open to the youth of Canada if we only organize efficiently for the future. Sir Frederick Banting as an example of the heights to which ...
    Text  Drew, Lieutenant-Colonel George A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 6 Mar 1941, 385-401   Reference to previous addresses by the speaker. Canada today. The almost limitless resources at our disposal. Development in all directions. Few limits to the opportunities open to the youth of ...
  • How Goes The War?
    Text  Newman, Captain Bernard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 30 Jul 1942, 12-29     Canadian contributions to Britain, and to the war effort. Monetary gifts to Britain from Canada. The Canadian forces in Britain. The war going as well as we had any reason or right to expect, and what that really means. Low expectations. Catching up to our opponent. Timing as the very ...
    Text  Newman, Captain Bernard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 30 Jul 1942, 12-29   Canadian contributions to Britain, and to the war effort. Monetary gifts to Britain from Canada. The Canadian forces in Britain. The war going as well as we had any reason ...
  • Yesterday and To-day in America
    Text  Goggin, Victor, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 19 Oct 1940, 129-147     The speaker addresses us as a resident of the United States, voicing what he believes to be a cross-section of the opinion of the man on the street. Some recent history from the last quarter of a century, from 1914. Looking at the composition of the population of the United ...
    Text  Goggin, Victor, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 19 Oct 1940, 129-147   The speaker addresses us as a resident of the United States, voicing what he believes to be a cross-section of the opinion of the man on the street. Some recent ...
  • A Business Man Speaks Up
    Text  Carney, Ralph W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 26 Nov 1943, 65-95     The speaker here to lend his services to Canada's War Finance Committee and to the Canadian people on behalf of our Fifth Victory Loan. The conflict between two ideas for our postwar future: the Western Hemisphere adaptation of National Socialism, and belief in Democracy. What each of those concepts mean. ...
    Text  Carney, Ralph W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 26 Nov 1943, 65-95   The speaker here to lend his services to Canada's War Finance Committee and to the Canadian people on behalf of our Fifth Victory Loan. The conflict between two ideas for ...
  • Winged Warfare Over Britain
    Text  Bishop, Air Marshal William A. (Billy), The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 7 Nov 1940, 167-178     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian Club. The speaker's recent flight across the Atlantic. The civilian population in England and how they are coping. Bomb damage. An illustrative anecdote of the British attitude and courage in this time of danger. The speaker's flight in ...
    Text  Bishop, Air Marshal William A. (Billy), The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 7 Nov 1940, 167-178   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian Club. The speaker's recent flight across the Atlantic. The civilian population in England and how they are coping. ...
  • Canada's Defence Force—Its Relationship to the World Conflict
    Text  Constantine, Major-General C.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 16 Apr 1942, 380-391     Bringing the Reserve Army up to strength. Our job today to provide money, munitions, and men, and to hold high morale, in order that those who know best how and where to use them, may have them in the proper times and places and quantities to give us final and ...
    Text  Constantine, Major-General C.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 16 Apr 1942, 380-391   Bringing the Reserve Army up to strength. Our job today to provide money, munitions, and men, and to hold high morale, in order that those who know best how and ...
  • Music and Musicians
    Text  Mazzoleni, Ettore, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 15 Dec 1949, 142-150     Some anecdotes about famous musicians. The position of the composer today, vastly different from his position in the days of church and court patronage, and in the days of the great romantic movement of the 1800s. An examination of how the composer has changed through the centuries in his typical ...
    Text  Mazzoleni, Ettore, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 15 Dec 1949, 142-150   Some anecdotes about famous musicians. The position of the composer today, vastly different from his position in the days of church and court patronage, and in the days of the ...
  • The Myth of the Militia
    Text  Rosengren, Major Roswell P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 21 Jan 1943, 302-317     The Myth of the Militia: "I can stamp my foot and a million men will spring to arms overnight." The magnitude of the necessities for men to go to war. The truth that small, good armies have always defeated big, bad ones, with some examples. An historical and militaristic look ...
    Text  Rosengren, Major Roswell P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 21 Jan 1943, 302-317   The Myth of the Militia: "I can stamp my foot and a million men will spring to arms overnight." The magnitude of the necessities for men to go to war. ...
  • The Secret of the Spirit of Britain
    Text  Birkett, Sir Norman, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 16 Sep 1941, 25-38     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. Reference to the loss of the Empress of Britain, and the speaker's recent trip to Canada by air. The speaker coming from a country which has been at war for two years. The situation in Britain with ...
    Text  Birkett, Sir Norman, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 16 Sep 1941, 25-38   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. Reference to the loss of the Empress of Britain, and the speaker's recent trip to Canada by ...
  • Town Planning
    Text  Arthur, Prof. Eric R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 20 Jan 1944, 238-251     The Report of the City Planning Board in Toronto now before the City Council; evidence of its labours over the past year on exhibition at the Art Gallery of Ontario. The number of municipalities across Canada making postwar plans. Toronto at the head of a crusade. What would bring to ...
    Text  Arthur, Prof. Eric R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 20 Jan 1944, 238-251   The Report of the City Planning Board in Toronto now before the City Council; evidence of its labours over the past year on exhibition at the Art Gallery of Ontario. ...
  • Has The British Empire Completed Its Task?
    Text  Gower-Rees, Colonel, The Ven. Archdeacon A.P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 10 Apr 1947, 305-315     Some of the varied comments regarding the British Empire. The question of the day: "Has the British Empire Completed its Task?" The speaker's substitution of the word "purpose" for "tasks." Use of the word Commonwealth rather than Empire. Ways in which the British Empire is STILL an Empire today. Ways ...
    Text  Gower-Rees, Colonel, The Ven. Archdeacon A.P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 10 Apr 1947, 305-315   Some of the varied comments regarding the British Empire. The question of the day: "Has the British Empire Completed its Task?" The speaker's substitution of the word "purpose" for "tasks." ...
  • Essentials of the Coming Peace
    Text  Stewart, Dr. Herbert L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 3 Dec 1942, 203-217     Post-war conference and world settlement: should we be talking about it? The essential principles of the great document called "The Atlantic Charter." Learning from the enemy. Propaganda. Embodying the spirit of a moral triumph, a triumph for moral principles as an essential for settlement. What must prescribe the conditions of ...
    Text  Stewart, Dr. Herbert L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 3 Dec 1942, 203-217   Post-war conference and world settlement: should we be talking about it? The essential principles of the great document called "The Atlantic Charter." Learning from the enemy. Propaganda. Embodying the spirit ...
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