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  • Benjamin Franklin and Canada
    Text  Riddell, The Honourable William Renwick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 12 Nov 1923, 310-329     A review of historical events from the 1750’s. Franklin’s attitude towards Canada; his interest always in America. Examples of his dexterity and ability as a pamphleteer. The celebrated “Canada pamphlet.” A detailed review of Franklin’s words and arguments as outlined in these pamphlets. The prevailing of Franklin’s argument: Canada was ...
    Text  Riddell, The Honourable William Renwick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 12 Nov 1923, 310-329   A review of historical events from the 1750’s. Franklin’s attitude towards Canada; his interest always in America. Examples of his dexterity and ability as a pamphleteer. The celebrated “Canada pamphlet.” ...
  • Canada and the Future
    Text  Mansbridge, Peter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2004), 20 Jun 2002, 61-70     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Royal Commonwealth Society, Toronto Branch. Why we should feel confident about the future. Affects of September 11. Relating that to the Halifax Explosion of 1917. Remembering the heros of that time. Canada's 20th century. Canadians in 2002. Some remarkable ...
    Text  Mansbridge, Peter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2004), 20 Jun 2002, 61-70   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Royal Commonwealth Society, Toronto Branch. Why we should feel confident about the future. Affects of September 11. Relating that ...
  • Canada and the Spirit of General Wolfe
    Text  Waugh, Prof. W.T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 25 Nov 1926, 277-288     The upcoming 200-year anniversary of James Wolfe's birth in Westerham in Kent. The widespread tendency these days to belittle the claim of General Wolfe as to his share in the conquest of Canada. Ways in which such criticisms are exaggerated and some of them totally false. A discussion and review ...
    Text  Waugh, Prof. W.T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 25 Nov 1926, 277-288   The upcoming 200-year anniversary of James Wolfe's birth in Westerham in Kent. The widespread tendency these days to belittle the claim of General Wolfe as to his share in the ...
  • Canada at the Grave of Wolfe
    Text  Wade, F.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1912), 10 Nov 1910, 80-88     Realizing the debt we owe to General Wolfe. A glance for a moment at some of the incidents of the Seven Years' War. First, the characters in the drama. France's claim in American before the Seven Years' War. The English Colonies at that time. If Napoleon had succeeded at the ...
    Text  Wade, F.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1912), 10 Nov 1910, 80-88   Realizing the debt we owe to General Wolfe. A glance for a moment at some of the incidents of the Seven Years' War. First, the characters in the drama. France's ...
  • Canada Within the Empire
    Text  Newbitt, Hon. Wallace, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 8 Dec 1921, 331-351     Comments on Canada's willingness to protect the Mother Country. A sketch of the growth of Canada up to Confederation. The unrest among the farmers of the Northwest and throughout Ontario, and reasons for it. The Reciprocity Treaty of 1840 and the resulting jump in exports. Confederation in 1867. The purchase ...
    Text  Newbitt, Hon. Wallace, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 8 Dec 1921, 331-351   Comments on Canada's willingness to protect the Mother Country. A sketch of the growth of Canada up to Confederation. The unrest among the farmers of the Northwest and throughout Ontario, ...
  • The Canadian Experience: Lessons from the Canadian History Project
    Text  Starowicz, Mark, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 28 Jun 2001, 89-104     The extraordinary four years which brought together 100 historians, created a joint French-English unit of the best journalists and cameramen, and embarked on an improbable journey. History as a very powerful instrument, and how that is so. Canadians' attitude to their history. History as the process of sorting out the ...
    Text  Starowicz, Mark, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 28 Jun 2001, 89-104   The extraordinary four years which brought together 100 historians, created a joint French-English unit of the best journalists and cameramen, and embarked on an improbable journey. History as a very ...
  • The Canadian National Character
    Text  Hutton, Professor Maurice, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1904), 11 Feb 1904, 68-73     Looking at Plato's ideal state and the characteristics of his paragon. Suggesting that Canadians might fit this ideal character. Having in Canada all the ancient blends which we brought over from our forefathers. Providing Plato with what he wants in the shape of nation building, and how we may do ...
    Text  Hutton, Professor Maurice, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1904), 11 Feb 1904, 68-73   Looking at Plato's ideal state and the characteristics of his paragon. Suggesting that Canadians might fit this ideal character. Having in Canada all the ancient blends which we brought over ...
  • Canadian Sentiment Before and After Confederation
    Text  Sulte, Benjamin, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1904), 14 Jan 1904, 38-42     A turning point at the moment Confederation was enacted. A Canadian sentiment in existence three centuries ago: an historical review. Creating two new Canadas. The first talk about Confederation. The key to Confederation. Canadians, joining together with a declaration of patriotism and sentiment. Other provinces coming in: British Columbia, Prince ...
    Text  Sulte, Benjamin, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1904), 14 Jan 1904, 38-42   A turning point at the moment Confederation was enacted. A Canadian sentiment in existence three centuries ago: an historical review. Creating two new Canadas. The first talk about Confederation. The ...
  • Canadian Unity
    Text  Stuart, Sir Campbell, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 4 Dec 1924, 347-356     The speaker's work of making better known the story of Canada; the story of its past. Proving that there is enough statesmanship and enough courage to carry on and carry through, and to follow the Fathers of Confederation in their ambition to build a united Canada, and not a league ...
    Text  Stuart, Sir Campbell, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 4 Dec 1924, 347-356   The speaker's work of making better known the story of Canada; the story of its past. Proving that there is enough statesmanship and enough courage to carry on and carry ...
  • The Changing Political Face of Canada
    Text  Black, Conrad, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 12 Oct 2006, 62-76     Some predictions. Some history. Some changes. The current political climate. Quebec separatists. Equalization payments. The drift in western public policy. A summary explication of Canadian politics. Challenges of governing Canada. Canadian economy. Canada's resources. Stephen Harper and the leading Liberal contenders. NATO. The UN. Canada as one of the world's ...
    Text  Black, Conrad, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 12 Oct 2006, 62-76   Some predictions. Some history. Some changes. The current political climate. Quebec separatists. Equalization payments. The drift in western public policy. A summary explication of Canadian politics. Challenges of governing Canada. ...
  • Culturing Canadian Patriotism
    Text  Bowles, Rev. R.P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 3 Apr 1924, 166-173     Talking about a sentiment. The nature of patriotism. Patriotism as a natural instinct. The culture of Canadian Patriotism. The lack of instruction about patriotism when the speaker was in school. Canada's history as a pioneer history. Today, reaping the benefits of those terrible struggles and privations of our fathers. Some ...
    Text  Bowles, Rev. R.P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 3 Apr 1924, 166-173   Talking about a sentiment. The nature of patriotism. Patriotism as a natural instinct. The culture of Canadian Patriotism. The lack of instruction about patriotism when the speaker was in school. ...
  • The Experience of An American Soldier in the War of 1812-14
    Text  Riddell, Honourable William Renwick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 6 Nov 1913, 60-78     The good it would do us to have some knowledge of how another looked upon our land and some of its inhabitants a hundred years ago. To that end, the speaker tells the story of Samuel, White, of Adams County, Pennsylvania, published at Baltimore in 1830, with the title "History ...
    Text  Riddell, Honourable William Renwick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 6 Nov 1913, 60-78   The good it would do us to have some knowledge of how another looked upon our land and some of its inhabitants a hundred years ago. To that end, the ...
  • Four Nations
    Text  Morrow, Colonel Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 22 Nov 1934, 137-147     The history of Upper Canada and Western New York. A detailed review of this history, since 1678.
    Text  Morrow, Colonel Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 22 Nov 1934, 137-147   The history of Upper Canada and Western New York. A detailed review of this history, since 1678.
  • Greetings and Tributes to Old Comrades in Arms: The Prospect for the Future
    Text  French, Sir John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 29 May 1922, 172-180     Some personal background of the speaker, and reminiscences of previous visits to Canada and Toronto. Remembering Sir Frederick Borden, Minister of Militia at the time the speaker knew him. The part played by the soldiers of Canada in the war. Recalling April 26, 1915, Ypres. Personal recollections of Canada's now ...
    Text  French, Sir John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 29 May 1922, 172-180   Some personal background of the speaker, and reminiscences of previous visits to Canada and Toronto. Remembering Sir Frederick Borden, Minister of Militia at the time the speaker knew him. The ...
  • How and Why is Canada British?
    Text  Riddell, Honourable William Renwick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 23 Oct 1912, 29-48     The importance of the fact that Canada is British, particularly for the future of the English-speaking world. The difference between Canada's people and the people to the south of her as what fixed the destiny of Canada. The lack of explanation as to why the English adventurers, after they had ...
    Text  Riddell, Honourable William Renwick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 23 Oct 1912, 29-48   The importance of the fact that Canada is British, particularly for the future of the English-speaking world. The difference between Canada's people and the people to the south of her ...
  • Imperial Legacy
    Text  Hughes, The Hon. Mr. Justice S.H.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1971), 1 Oct 1970, 27-42     A distinction between Toryism and Imperialism in Canada. The Alaska Boundary dispute with the United States, the disappointing settlement achieved by arbitration in 1903, and the relationship of this issue to the formation of the Empire Club. Some results of this dispute and its settlement. Britain's imperial organization after the ...
    Text  Hughes, The Hon. Mr. Justice S.H.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1971), 1 Oct 1970, 27-42   A distinction between Toryism and Imperialism in Canada. The Alaska Boundary dispute with the United States, the disappointing settlement achieved by arbitration in 1903, and the relationship of this issue ...
  • Juno, Where Citizen Soldiers From Canada Made History
    Text  Barris, Ted, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2005), 27 May 2004, 418-433     The speaker introduced his address as a talk "about a generation of Canadians, that 60 years ago, gave every person who ever gave a speech here (since 1945) the freedom to do so. He read excerpts from his book "Juno: Canadians at D-Day, June 6, 1944" and also showed footage ...
    Text  Barris, Ted, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2005), 27 May 2004, 418-433   The speaker introduced his address as a talk "about a generation of Canadians, that 60 years ago, gave every person who ever gave a speech here (since 1945) the freedom ...
  • The Last Spike—100th Anniversary
    Text  Berton, Pierre, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 7 Nov 1985, 109-123     The significance of the photograph of the driving in of the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railroad. Some comments on the history of that photograph and why it has become so significant. Some history of the CPR and its construction. Some of the enormous effects on Canada of the ...
    Text  Berton, Pierre, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 7 Nov 1985, 109-123   The significance of the photograph of the driving in of the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railroad. Some comments on the history of that photograph and why it has ...
  • MacDonald's Greatness in His Times
    Text  Morton, Dr. William L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 28 Jan 1965, 184-195     The greatness of John A. Macdonald. Canada's reluctance to recognize its own. The "cautious mediocrity" that is Canadian. Seeing Macdonald in relation to his times. An exploration of Macdonald's times. A greater understanding of why he brought to the work of Confederation the large and national view that he did. ...
    Text  Morton, Dr. William L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 28 Jan 1965, 184-195   The greatness of John A. Macdonald. Canada's reluctance to recognize its own. The "cautious mediocrity" that is Canadian. Seeing Macdonald in relation to his times. An exploration of Macdonald's times. ...
  • The Next Hundred Years
    Text  Kierans, Eric, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 9 Nov 1967, 156-169     Canada must do better. The three major factors of population growth, educated people, expanding knowledge and science common to all nations. The challenge in Canada of the "French Fact." The real revolution in Quebec: what has been going on inside Quebec since the death of Mr. Duplessis. The French Fact ...
    Text  Kierans, Eric, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 9 Nov 1967, 156-169   Canada must do better. The three major factors of population growth, educated people, expanding knowledge and science common to all nations. The challenge in Canada of the "French Fact." The ...
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