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  • The Old Country Carries On
    Text  Wrench, Sir Evelyn, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 19 Sep 1940, 81-96     Some introductory remarks about Canada and the spirit of unity the speaker has seen during his current visit. The journey from London. Looking at England from the outside. The unity and spirit of the British people. Everyone pulling their weight, trying to help in every way they possibly can, from ...
    Text  Wrench, Sir Evelyn, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 19 Sep 1940, 81-96   Some introductory remarks about Canada and the spirit of unity the speaker has seen during his current visit. The journey from London. Looking at England from the outside. The unity ...
  • A Battalion Commander's Experience in the First Year of the War
    Text  Haldenby, Brigadier Eric W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 10 Oct 1940, 112-128     A very simple account of the first year of the war as experienced by a battalion commander in the First Canadian Division. Arrival on New Year's Eve in England. Stationing at Aldershot, the greatest military settlement in the world. Finding elaborate precautions for air-raids. Taking part in a review of ...
    Text  Haldenby, Brigadier Eric W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 10 Oct 1940, 112-128   A very simple account of the first year of the war as experienced by a battalion commander in the First Canadian Division. Arrival on New Year's Eve in England. Stationing ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • The Twentieth Century Crusade at Home and Abroad
    Text  Reade, John Collingwood, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 24 Nov 1940, 148-157     The social revolution which began at the time of the depression of 1929 and will not be finished until some time after peace has been restored. The three great camps into which the world is now dividing itself: the Axis combination of Germany, Italy and Japan; the Democracies, or what ...
    Text  Reade, John Collingwood, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 24 Nov 1940, 148-157   The social revolution which began at the time of the depression of 1929 and will not be finished until some time after peace has been restored. The three great camps ...
  • Embattled Britain
    Text  Johnson, Edwin S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 9 Jan 1941, 266-279     The recent bombing experienced by the people of the British Isles. The wanton destruction that is still going on. The British people and their courage, tenacity and calm determination. Resignation to a war of long duration. The speaker's recent experience in Britain where he has been bombed out of his ...
    Text  Johnson, Edwin S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 9 Jan 1941, 266-279   The recent bombing experienced by the people of the British Isles. The wanton destruction that is still going on. The British people and their courage, tenacity and calm determination. Resignation ...
  • There Are No Civilians In London
    Text  Dimsdale, Mrs. Marcus, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 27 Feb 1941, 370-384     Some words about England before the war. The youth lost in the last war. Old men ruling England through the last crucial years before this war—old in vision. Signs of this that the speaker has seen in her own life. The Conservative Party machine in England. England regaining freedom under ...
    Text  Dimsdale, Mrs. Marcus, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 27 Feb 1941, 370-384   Some words about England before the war. The youth lost in the last war. Old men ruling England through the last crucial years before this war—old in vision. Signs of ...
  • What Is Now At Stake In Europe
    Text  Stewart, Herbert L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 13 Mar 1941, 402-418     First, paying honour to one of Toronto's sons, Flight-Lieutenant Lawrence Wilkins Skey, the first Toronto pilot to win the Distinguished Flying Cross, and some words from him. The time, as Mr. Churchill has said, to act rather than to speak. The need to exchange thought frequently and earnestly, about what ...
    Text  Stewart, Herbert L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 13 Mar 1941, 402-418   First, paying honour to one of Toronto's sons, Flight-Lieutenant Lawrence Wilkins Skey, the first Toronto pilot to win the Distinguished Flying Cross, and some words from him. The time, as ...
  • Salute to Britain
    Text  Villeneuve, His Eminence Cardinal J.M. Rodrigue, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 17 Apr 1941, 481-494     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. The speaker's views on Canada's future. Issues of Canadian unity. Educational rights in and outside of Quebec. Religious education. The separatist movement. Relations between English and French Canadians. Saluting Great Britain on St. George's Day. The magnificent ...
    Text  Villeneuve, His Eminence Cardinal J.M. Rodrigue, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 17 Apr 1941, 481-494   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. The speaker's views on Canada's future. Issues of Canadian unity. Educational rights in and outside of Quebec. ...
  • Munitions and More Munitions
    Text  Howe, The Honourable C.D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 24 Apr 1941, 495-508     A discussion of developments in Canada's munitions programme in its endeavour to meet the changing needs of warfare. The importance of the production of munitions. An appreciation of the magnitude of the task. Three great battles in progress after more than eighteen months of war: the Battle of the Mediterranean, ...
    Text  Howe, The Honourable C.D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 24 Apr 1941, 495-508   A discussion of developments in Canada's munitions programme in its endeavour to meet the changing needs of warfare. The importance of the production of munitions. An appreciation of the magnitude ...
  • Defence of Liberty—There and Here
    Text  MacDonald, Right Honourable Malcolm, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 21 May 1941, 13-24     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. The testing of the British Isles as never before. The heart of the people. An anecdote to illustrate the spirit of Britain, and its King: no doubts, no questionings, a certainty of the rightness of what they ...
    Text  MacDonald, Right Honourable Malcolm, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 21 May 1941, 13-24   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. The testing of the British Isles as never before. The heart of the people. An anecdote to ...
  • 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 ...
  • With the Prime Minister in Great Britain
    Text  Clark, Gregory, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 23 Sep 1941, 39-53     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. A humorous relating of the "mixed boos and cheers" incident of the Prime Minister's first contact with the troops overseas. A description of the flight over. The speaker's visits to both Britain and France, three times each, ...
    Text  Clark, Gregory, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 23 Sep 1941, 39-53   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. A humorous relating of the "mixed boos and cheers" incident of the Prime Minister's first contact with ...
  • What I Have Seen Over There and Over Here
    Text  Baxter, A. Beverley, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 6 Oct 1941, 54-69     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. The trip from Britain to Canada. Going back again in a few days. The unity and spirit and laughter in Britain, and their profound effect upon the war. Impressions from Britain and the British. Significant changes happening ...
    Text  Baxter, A. Beverley, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 6 Oct 1941, 54-69   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. The trip from Britain to Canada. Going back again in a few days. The unity and spirit ...
  • Hitler Holds All Europe
    Text  Philip, Percy James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 23 Oct 1941, 87-101     Reference to the speaker's previous speech and his views on the war 11 months ago. His similar stance today: "We CAN win this war." An analysis of where we stand now. The credit side first: we have held the sea. Secondly, steady progress towards mastery of the air. Our courage ...
    Text  Philip, Percy James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 23 Oct 1941, 87-101   Reference to the speaker's previous speech and his views on the war 11 months ago. His similar stance today: "We CAN win this war." An analysis of where we stand ...
  • Britain in the Third Year
    Text  Drew, Lieutenant-Colonel George A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 30 Oct 1941, 102-116     The speaker's first address upon his return from Britain. Britain in the third year of the war. Some of the speaker's impressions of Britain, much of it untouched by the bombings. History as Britain's secret weapon, with incredible reserves of strength coming from a deep consciousness of a debt to ...
    Text  Drew, Lieutenant-Colonel George A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 30 Oct 1941, 102-116   The speaker's first address upon his return from Britain. Britain in the third year of the war. Some of the speaker's impressions of Britain, much of it untouched by the ...
  • To Britain and Return
    Text  Renison, Right Reverend Robert J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 6 Nov 1941, 117-129     The speaker's recent trip to Britain. The contrast between the trip there and return journey. The experience of flying the Atlantic in these days. A day in Bermuda. The speaker's impression of Britain. A description of London and how life has carried on. The British people. The character and sacrifice ...
    Text  Renison, Right Reverend Robert J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 6 Nov 1941, 117-129   The speaker's recent trip to Britain. The contrast between the trip there and return journey. The experience of flying the Atlantic in these days. A day in Bermuda. The speaker's ...
  • Blinds Up In Britain
    Text  Snider, C.H.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 8 Jan 1942, 199-212     This address introduces us to Tennyson's words describing waiting for a train at Coventry. The speaker offers us a modern-day view of waiting for a train at Coventry, during a bombing raid, in the mode of Tennyson. The description allows many subjects to be addressed, including the following. The damage ...
    Text  Snider, C.H.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 8 Jan 1942, 199-212   This address introduces us to Tennyson's words describing waiting for a train at Coventry. The speaker offers us a modern-day view of waiting for a train at Coventry, during a ...
  • With The R.A.F. Over Europe
    Text  Witt, Flying Officer D.T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 19 Feb 1942, 265-281     One airman's experiences on operations. Remembering the first raids when packages of leaflets were dropped over Germany. The value of the raids as tests of navigation and endurance, and as a morale boost for the work ahead. The change of load from leaflets to explosives. Some personal reminiscences. Some words ...
    Text  Witt, Flying Officer D.T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 19 Feb 1942, 265-281   One airman's experiences on operations. Remembering the first raids when packages of leaflets were dropped over Germany. The value of the raids as tests of navigation and endurance, and as ...
  • Experience on an Atlantic Convoy
    Text  Hincks, Clarence M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 5 Mar 1942, 295-309     The speaker's mixed emotions on leaving Britain. The journey to Canada on a freighter. A history of the freighter. Submarine raids and five separate attacks during the journey. The experience of being torpedoed in a convoy. Establishing psychological immunity after a single night's experience. The way in which we humans ...
    Text  Hincks, Clarence M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 5 Mar 1942, 295-309   The speaker's mixed emotions on leaving Britain. The journey to Canada on a freighter. A history of the freighter. Submarine raids and five separate attacks during the journey. The experience ...
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