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Empire Club of Canada
  
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  • The World Without the Empire
    Text  Philip, Percy James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 4 Dec 1947, 143-156     Recalling the war years. Now, seven years later, appraising the cost of that sacrificial defence of the world against Nazi domination. Recalling the speaker's yearly reports. The British Empire that has ceased to exist. Who and what are going to take the place of the British people and the Empire? ...
    Text  Philip, Percy James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 4 Dec 1947, 143-156   Recalling the war years. Now, seven years later, appraising the cost of that sacrificial defence of the world against Nazi domination. Recalling the speaker's yearly reports. The British Empire that ...
  • The Empire In These Days
    Text  MacDonald, The Right Honourable Malcolm, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 14 Jan 1943, 288-301     Criticism against the Empire. The speaker's declaration of the Imperial faith of his countrymen in Britain. Two things which have got to be understood by anyone who wishes to comprehend the modern British Empire: the infinite variety it contains; the dynamic, not static, Constitution of the Empire. Constitutional changes taking ...
    Text  MacDonald, The Right Honourable Malcolm, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 14 Jan 1943, 288-301   Criticism against the Empire. The speaker's declaration of the Imperial faith of his countrymen in Britain. Two things which have got to be understood by anyone who wishes to comprehend ...
  • Target For Tomorrow
    Text  Drew, The Honourable George A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 4 Jan 1945, 205-218     Questions to ask: What is our peace target for tomorrow; what is the real goal for which we are striving; what is our real vision of our own future. Canadians' desire for jobs and personal security. Much thought, writing, discussion and constructive action being directed toward these goals in Canada ...
    Text  Drew, The Honourable George A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 4 Jan 1945, 205-218   Questions to ask: What is our peace target for tomorrow; what is the real goal for which we are striving; what is our real vision of our own future. Canadians' ...
  • British Colonies in the Future
    Text  Lord Hailey, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 18 Dec 1942, 239-255     The speaker's feeling that we have reached the turning-point of the war. The awareness and appreciation in Great Britain of the part that Canada has played in the war. A division of the great body of nations which makes up the British Commonwealth into three parts: the United Kingdom and ...
    Text  Lord Hailey, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 18 Dec 1942, 239-255   The speaker's feeling that we have reached the turning-point of the war. The awareness and appreciation in Great Britain of the part that Canada has played in the war. A ...
  • Canada's Destiny
    Text  Ferguson, The Honourable G. Howard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 3 Oct 1940, 97-111     Looking at the word "Empire." A lack of clear understanding of just what the Statute of Westminster means and how it applies to the Empire. A quote from the Statute. What the term "Commonwealth of Nations" means and to what it applies. Canada as a self-governing people within the orbit ...
    Text  Ferguson, The Honourable G. Howard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 3 Oct 1940, 97-111   Looking at the word "Empire." A lack of clear understanding of just what the Statute of Westminster means and how it applies to the Empire. A quote from the Statute. ...
  • The Commonwealth on Trial
    Text  Ney, Major Frederick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 9 Dec 1948, 117-129     The speaker basing his observations today on his experiences over the past four or five years when he has visited many parts of the world. The very clear picture of the world-wide organization of Communism which those experiences have given him. Everywhere he has found people waiting for England and ...
    Text  Ney, Major Frederick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 9 Dec 1948, 117-129   The speaker basing his observations today on his experiences over the past four or five years when he has visited many parts of the world. The very clear picture of ...
  • England Canada and India
    Text  Vijayaraghavacharya, Sir T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 15 Nov 1945, 95-106     To begin, some personal words about the speaker feeling at home in Canada, and why. The speaker's belief that there is a great and subtle bond which connects England, India and Canada together. India: an old country and an old civilization. Bonds which connect with a more recent civilization, like ...
    Text  Vijayaraghavacharya, Sir T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 15 Nov 1945, 95-106   To begin, some personal words about the speaker feeling at home in Canada, and why. The speaker's belief that there is a great and subtle bond which connects England, India ...
  • A Closer Empire Unity
    Text  Stewart, Prof. H.L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 27 Apr 1944, 463-476     Uniting the democracies in time to prevent what they have twice within a generation been united only in time to repair. The speaker's statement: "In the interests of world peace, we need to draw more firmly the bonds of the British Empire, and we can do so—if we will—without impairing ...
    Text  Stewart, Prof. H.L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 27 Apr 1944, 463-476   Uniting the democracies in time to prevent what they have twice within a generation been united only in time to repair. The speaker's statement: "In the interests of world peace, ...
  • Sharing the Responsibilities of Empire
    Text  Gower-Rees, The Venerable Archdeacon A.P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 13 Jan 1944, 225-237     The complexities of the Empire. The urgent need for a careful consideration of Imperial problems, should the need for taking final decisions arise. The strengths and weaknesses of the Empire's Colonial system, as stated by Prime Minister Jan Christian Smuts of South Africa, along with his suggestions for changes by ...
    Text  Gower-Rees, The Venerable Archdeacon A.P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 13 Jan 1944, 225-237   The complexities of the Empire. The urgent need for a careful consideration of Imperial problems, should the need for taking final decisions arise. The strengths and weaknesses of the Empire's ...
  • British Commonwealth & Empire Co-Operation
    Text  Somerville, Sir James F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 1 Nov 1945, 72-81     The speaker's personal and professional background. His impressions of Canada some 50 years ago. Some words on the tensions between those in the new country, and those in the old, and how they view each other. The disappearance of these "little frictions and distempers" when we fight "side by side ...
    Text  Somerville, Sir James F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 1 Nov 1945, 72-81   The speaker's personal and professional background. His impressions of Canada some 50 years ago. Some words on the tensions between those in the new country, and those in the old, ...
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