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  • China, The Democratic Front in the Far East
    Text  Endicott, Reverend James G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 13 Nov 1941, 130-141     The speaker's return from what he calls "the most bombed and blasted city in the world, Chungking, the wartime capital of China." Taking China seriously as a democracy. The difficulties and dangers of such an assertion. The speaker's conviction that China is heading towards democracy, and that she is making ...
    Text  Endicott, Reverend James G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 13 Nov 1941, 130-141   The speaker's return from what he calls "the most bombed and blasted city in the world, Chungking, the wartime capital of China." Taking China seriously as a democracy. The difficulties ...
  • Roads to the Future
    Text  Dafoe, John W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 30 Jan 1936, 209-220     Man's ideas about the future and about the past. Now disillusioned and fearful of the chaotic conditions of the present, looking forward with desire and perhaps some measure of expectation to the future. Faith that the improvement will come gratuitously, but the future will be what we make it. What ...
    Text  Dafoe, John W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 30 Jan 1936, 209-220   Man's ideas about the future and about the past. Now disillusioned and fearful of the chaotic conditions of the present, looking forward with desire and perhaps some measure of expectation ...
  • Some Impressions of My Stay in England
    Text  Ferguson, Honourable G. Howard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 19 Dec 1935, 169-180     Three features of English life and the general British situation: the position Britain has taken and the course she has pursued with regard to military activity; her recovery and progress in industry and commerce; her unswerving devotion to the institutions that form the basis of our social and political order. ...
    Text  Ferguson, Honourable G. Howard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 19 Dec 1935, 169-180   Three features of English life and the general British situation: the position Britain has taken and the course she has pursued with regard to military activity; her recovery and progress ...
  • Britain's New Responsibilities
    Text  Davidson, Mrs. John F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 14 Nov 1935, 110-119     Ladies Day. Some personal background of the speaker, of events that influenced the person she became. Peace at the core of Britain's new responsibilities. A British election taking place today. A recapitulation of the early happenings in the Spring with intensified activity in Britain, members of the Foreign Staff being ...
    Text  Davidson, Mrs. John F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 14 Nov 1935, 110-119   Ladies Day. Some personal background of the speaker, of events that influenced the person she became. Peace at the core of Britain's new responsibilities. A British election taking place today. ...
  • Disarmament
    Text  Noel-Baker, Philip J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 27 Mar 1934, 513-526     The great part to play in world affairs that is now that of the British people. The current power of the British Commonwealth and how that has come to be. The need for the abolition of war, the establishment of law and justice which the British peoples have achieved. The ...
    Text  Noel-Baker, Philip J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 27 Mar 1934, 513-526   The great part to play in world affairs that is now that of the British people. The current power of the British Commonwealth and how that has come to be. ...
  • The Commonwealth and the League of Nations
    Text  Chelwood, Viscount Cecil of, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 21 Sep 1933, 217-235     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. Differences between the Commonwealth and the League of Nations, but both striving for the betterment and improvement of mankind. A definition of these two institutions, what they stand for, what they mean, their great purposes. Aspects of ...
    Text  Chelwood, Viscount Cecil of, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 21 Sep 1933, 217-235   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. Differences between the Commonwealth and the League of Nations, but both striving for the betterment and improvement ...
  • The British Empire and the World Crisis
    Text  Coupland, Professor Reginald, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 13 Apr 1933, 166-175     England as a rock among the shifting sands of Europe. How England is dealing with her economic crisis. British statesmanship and British strength that has saved and is saving the 360 million people of India from suffering the same fate of China. British policy and British influence alone that prevents ...
    Text  Coupland, Professor Reginald, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 13 Apr 1933, 166-175   England as a rock among the shifting sands of Europe. How England is dealing with her economic crisis. British statesmanship and British strength that has saved and is saving the ...
  • Does Canada Take The League of Nations Seriously?
    Text  Grant, Principal W.L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 9 Feb 1933, 56-69     How the people of Canada can be said to take the League of Nations seriously when we take the speech of our delegate so very casually indeed. The Sino-Japanese situation and the speech that our Canadian delegate, Mr. Cahan, made on it: a review. What Japan wants. Japan's need for ...
    Text  Grant, Principal W.L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 9 Feb 1933, 56-69   How the people of Canada can be said to take the League of Nations seriously when we take the speech of our delegate so very casually indeed. The Sino-Japanese situation ...
  • The Sino-Japanese Incident in Relation to the Problem of Disarmament and International Security
    Text  Easman, Dr. S. Mack, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 4 Nov 1931, 246-257     Encouraging signs for the League, for the Empire, and for the state of the world, despite this last year being the worst in terms of the depression—economic, financial, and therefore psychological and political. Christendom rallying to the support of the League. The promising affiliation in American policy as regards the ...
    Text  Easman, Dr. S. Mack, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 4 Nov 1931, 246-257   Encouraging signs for the League, for the Empire, and for the state of the world, despite this last year being the worst in terms of the depression—economic, financial, and therefore ...
  • Unemployment
    Text  Butler, Harold B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 31 Oct 1930, 265-273     Some words of Mr. Bennett's which sum up the real problem before the League of Nations and before the International Labour Organization. The beginning of the League 11 years ago. The conversion from ideal to fact which has come about through necessity. Why these two organizations are necessary. A look ...
    Text  Butler, Harold B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 31 Oct 1930, 265-273   Some words of Mr. Bennett's which sum up the real problem before the League of Nations and before the International Labour Organization. The beginning of the League 11 years ago. ...
  • International Relations
    Text  Norwood, Dr. Frederick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 20 Feb 1930, 66-79     Patriotism and the Empire. Living in a time of transition. Three great reasons which will always distinguish our time. First, the tremendous intellectual revolution, with reference to Darwin's "The Origin of Species." Second, the tremendous increase in human inventiveness and in discovery, with example. Third, the Great War. On the ...
    Text  Norwood, Dr. Frederick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 20 Feb 1930, 66-79   Patriotism and the Empire. Living in a time of transition. Three great reasons which will always distinguish our time. First, the tremendous intellectual revolution, with reference to Darwin's "The Origin ...
  • World Politics of Canada and the Empire
    Text  Munro, Dr. H.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 12 Apr 1928, 133-143     The importance of world politics for Canada. Canada as a nation and internationalized, and today bearing her share of international responsibility. The study of international affairs as a kind of science. Attempting to find the fundamental principles that underlie the life of nations. A discussion of some of these principles. ...
    Text  Munro, Dr. H.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 12 Apr 1928, 133-143   The importance of world politics for Canada. Canada as a nation and internationalized, and today bearing her share of international responsibility. The study of international affairs as a kind of ...
  • Europe and the British Empire
    Text  Caldwell, Professor W., Montreal, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1928), 1 Dec 1927, 233-244     The speaker's recent lecture in Warsaw on Canada at the request of the Polish authorities. The speaker endeavouring to work out some sort of connnection between British liberty as seen from the point of view of the Dominions and Polish liberty as seen by the European point of view. A ...
    Text  Caldwell, Professor W., Montreal, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1928), 1 Dec 1927, 233-244   The speaker's recent lecture in Warsaw on Canada at the request of the Polish authorities. The speaker endeavouring to work out some sort of connnection between British liberty as seen ...
  • International Economic Co-operation
    Text  Riddell, W.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1928), 7 Jan 1927, 1-10     Turning our thoughts to Geneva, the political centre of the world, the fountainhead of International Cooperation. What London is to our Empire relations, Geneva is to International cooperation. The realization of the importance of Geneva by the Canadian Government. The establishment of the speaker as an Advisory Officer, an accredited ...
    Text  Riddell, W.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1928), 7 Jan 1927, 1-10   Turning our thoughts to Geneva, the political centre of the world, the fountainhead of International Cooperation. What London is to our Empire relations, Geneva is to International cooperation. The realization ...
  • Locarno
    Text  Garnett, Dr. James Maxwell, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 26 Nov 1925, 351-363     What Locarno has meant to those in England. The view that war between civilized states can be finally got rid of in our lifetime. The world now six times smaller, for practical purposes, than it was one hundred years ago. The result of that shrinkage in a crowded continent like ...
    Text  Garnett, Dr. James Maxwell, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 26 Nov 1925, 351-363   What Locarno has meant to those in England. The view that war between civilized states can be finally got rid of in our lifetime. The world now six times smaller, ...
  • The United States and the League of Nations
    Text  Riddell, The Hon. Mr. Justice William Renwick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 5 Nov 1925, 310-322     A quotation from Dr. Nicholas Murray Butler, President of Columbia University with regard to the League of Nations and the misunderstanding of it by the American people. The changed attitude towards the idea of a League to enforce Peace following the war. The cause of the United States' abdication of ...
    Text  Riddell, The Hon. Mr. Justice William Renwick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 5 Nov 1925, 310-322   A quotation from Dr. Nicholas Murray Butler, President of Columbia University with regard to the League of Nations and the misunderstanding of it by the American people. The changed attitude ...
  • London, Paris, Geneva
    Text  Falconer, Sir Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 1 Oct 1925, 251-263     Canadians considering whether or not we as a people should not take a larger interest in the affairs of the world outside of us. When a Canadian goes to London. Being impressed by the magnitude of London and the Empire. The educated Englishman knowing more about Europe than Canada, and ...
    Text  Falconer, Sir Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 1 Oct 1925, 251-263   Canadians considering whether or not we as a people should not take a larger interest in the affairs of the world outside of us. When a Canadian goes to London. ...
  • The Challenge of International Relations to North America
    Text  Fosdick, Harry Emerson, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 27 Apr 1925, 207-219     This meeting held in conjunction with the League of nations Society in Canada. The speaker's statement of the deepest and most critical problem facing the world today: "Either we are going to get there first with international substitutes for war, or else a new world-war will shatter civilization to its ...
    Text  Fosdick, Harry Emerson, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 27 Apr 1925, 207-219   This meeting held in conjunction with the League of nations Society in Canada. The speaker's statement of the deepest and most critical problem facing the world today: "Either we are ...
  • Will the Suggested Seven-Power Treaty Take the Place of the Protocol?
    Text  Rowell, The Hon. N.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 26 Mar 1925, 154-166     Asking about the public opinion in Canada in reference to the Protocol, one of the most important documents dealing with the peace and security of the world which any government or people has ever been called upon to consider. The lack of knowledge of the provisions and implications of the ...
    Text  Rowell, The Hon. N.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 26 Mar 1925, 154-166   Asking about the public opinion in Canada in reference to the Protocol, one of the most important documents dealing with the peace and security of the world which any government ...
  • The International Situation and the Protocol
    Text  Zimmern, Professor Albert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 5 Mar 1925, 114-132     A reversal from the speaker's last address in Toronto three years ago with regard to the best hope for the permanent reconstruction of Europe after the war, and for establishing the results of that peace for which those in Canada and Great Britain made such great sacrifices. The need to ...
    Text  Zimmern, Professor Albert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 5 Mar 1925, 114-132   A reversal from the speaker's last address in Toronto three years ago with regard to the best hope for the permanent reconstruction of Europe after the war, and for establishing ...
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