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  • The Canadian Veterna: No Ordinary Hero
    Text  Barris, Ted, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 17 Nov 2005, 148-159     The story of Charlie Fox and an incident from 1944. The nature of Canadian veterans. Contributions from women during the war. The riots in Halifax. Victoria Crosses awarded to Canadians. Other anecdotes. The importance of these stories.
    Text  Barris, Ted, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 17 Nov 2005, 148-159   The story of Charlie Fox and an incident from 1944. The nature of Canadian veterans. Contributions from women during the war. The riots in Halifax. Victoria Crosses awarded to Canadians. ...
  • The Battle Lines of the 1914-18 War Revisited
    Text  Mackay, The Hon. Lt. Col. J. Keiller, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1962), 29 Mar 1962, 241-250     The Military Cemetery east of the town of Mons in Belgium and two special memorial stones. Some aspects of the terrible conflict which raged between the making of these two graves. An exploration and review of World War I. The great loss suffered during those years. The loss to the ...
    Text  Mackay, The Hon. Lt. Col. J. Keiller, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1962), 29 Mar 1962, 241-250   The Military Cemetery east of the town of Mons in Belgium and two special memorial stones. Some aspects of the terrible conflict which raged between the making of these two ...
  • The Goat and the Vine
    Text  Macphail, Sir Andrew, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 6 Dec 1934, 161-172     A new reading of the old fable "The Goat and the Vine." Universal truth expressed in fables. "The Goat gnawed the Vine to the root; but the vine grew again, and yielded grapes whilst the goat lay dead upon the altar." Germany as the Vine; France as the Goat. The ...
    Text  Macphail, Sir Andrew, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 6 Dec 1934, 161-172   A new reading of the old fable "The Goat and the Vine." Universal truth expressed in fables. "The Goat gnawed the Vine to the root; but the vine grew again, ...
  • A Complimentary Luncheon to The Right Honourable Sir William Mulock, Chief Justice of Ontario, Chancellor of the University of Toronto
    Text  Various, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 13 Feb 1930, 48-65     Various speakers spoke in honour of, and about, The Right Honourable Sir William Mulock. They spoke in the following order: His Honour, The Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario; The Honourable G. Howard Ferguson, Prime Minister of Ontario; The Honourable Mr. Justice Hodgins, representing the Bench of Ontario; Mr. Hugh Eayrs, immediate Past ...
    Text  Various, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 13 Feb 1930, 48-65   Various speakers spoke in honour of, and about, The Right Honourable Sir William Mulock. They spoke in the following order: His Honour, The Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario; The Honourable G. Howard ...
  • The Supreme Appeal
    Text  Smith, The Right Rev. John Taylor, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1928), 10 Nov 1927, 192-204     The speaker's visits to Canada. Incidents and personal anecdotes from the Great War, many of a religious nature.
    Text  Smith, The Right Rev. John Taylor, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1928), 10 Nov 1927, 192-204   The speaker's visits to Canada. Incidents and personal anecdotes from the Great War, many of a religious nature.
  • Views on the General Situation in Great Britain
    Text  Parker, Right Hon. Sir Gilbert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 2 Mar 1923, 80-89     A word about the change of Government in England. What has happened since the war. Two things of the greatest consequence: the Naval Conference at Washington, and the settlement of the British debt. Comments on Lloyd George and Lord Curzon. Rates and taxes in England. Unemployment in England. England suffering ...
    Text  Parker, Right Hon. Sir Gilbert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 2 Mar 1923, 80-89   A word about the change of Government in England. What has happened since the war. Two things of the greatest consequence: the Naval Conference at Washington, and the settlement of ...
  • Some After-War Problems—Unemployment, Immigration, Reparations
    Text  Horne, Right Hon. Sir Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 25 Jan 1923, 14-25     The heroism of the Canadian soldiers in France. Today, looking at the world with totally different eyes. Canada's rapid recovery from the effects of war. Here today an atmosphere of enterprise and of movement. Progress in trade, in agriculture, in development natural resources. Canada today suffering from a lack of ...
    Text  Horne, Right Hon. Sir Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 25 Jan 1923, 14-25   The heroism of the Canadian soldiers in France. Today, looking at the world with totally different eyes. Canada's rapid recovery from the effects of war. Here today an atmosphere of ...
  • 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 ...
  • The Record of the Canadian Cavalry Brigade
    Text  Seely, The Rt. Honourable J.E.B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1921), 4 Oct 1920, 324-343     The very thrilling story of the Canadian Cavalry. How this brigade was formed; some actions that it did. The speaker’s command of this brigade. A crisis in the war after a period of training. Canada’s knack for being present at almost every crisis. The wicked act by the Germans of ...
    Text  Seely, The Rt. Honourable J.E.B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1921), 4 Oct 1920, 324-343   The very thrilling story of the Canadian Cavalry. How this brigade was formed; some actions that it did. The speaker’s command of this brigade. A crisis in the war after ...
  • After War, Peace Complications, From the Viewpoint of Europe
    Text  Donald, Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1921), 11 Aug 1920, 271-289     After-war conditions, not looking very hopeful. The chaos which exists in Europe today, and to what that is due. The Peace Treaty, which made no provision for peace. An illustration. Another difficulty of how to get Germany started working, and why that is necessary, especially for the financial condition of ...
    Text  Donald, Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1921), 11 Aug 1920, 271-289   After-war conditions, not looking very hopeful. The chaos which exists in Europe today, and to what that is due. The Peace Treaty, which made no provision for peace. An illustration. ...
  • Imperial Strategy
    Text  Townshend, Major-General Sir Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1921), 3 May 1920, 231-246     The speaker's experiences during the War. The speaker's troops: 30,000 men, the pick of the British regiments in India, and an Indian regiment. The order to advance on Baghdad with a small force, now reduced after the battle of Kut-el-Amara to 8,500 bayonets. What that meant. Facing a force of ...
    Text  Townshend, Major-General Sir Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1921), 3 May 1920, 231-246   The speaker's experiences during the War. The speaker's troops: 30,000 men, the pick of the British regiments in India, and an Indian regiment. The order to advance on Baghdad with ...
  • Gallipoli
    Text  Davey, J. Penry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1921), 29 Apr 1920, 217-230     The Dardanelles campaign. Criticism of this campaign and the speaker's response to it. Our position at the time of this campaign. Details of the campaign, presented along with maps for explication. Decisions made about the campaign. Activities preparatory to landing. The landing itself and what the men had to do ...
    Text  Davey, J. Penry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1921), 29 Apr 1920, 217-230   The Dardanelles campaign. Criticism of this campaign and the speaker's response to it. Our position at the time of this campaign. Details of the campaign, presented along with maps for ...
  • The German Occupation of Belgium
    Text  Mercier, His Eminence Cardinal, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 14 Oct 1919, 331-345     The very sincere, spontaneous sympathy between the Canadians and the Belgians. Recalling what the Canadians did at Ypres and elsewhere during the war. Respectful worship of the graves of Canadian soldiers in France and Belgium. The new form of war that we have just been through, and how it was ...
    Text  Mercier, His Eminence Cardinal, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 14 Oct 1919, 331-345   The very sincere, spontaneous sympathy between the Canadians and the Belgians. Recalling what the Canadians did at Ypres and elsewhere during the war. Respectful worship of the graves of Canadian ...
  • Some Imperial Problems
    Text  Finlay, Lord Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 18 Sep 1919, 318-330     The Crown as a bond of Empire. The British connection that is a fervent feeling of attachment. The advantages to all parts of the Empire that is carried with the union of the Empire. An appeal to stick together. The magnificent part played by Canada in the war. The desire ...
    Text  Finlay, Lord Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 18 Sep 1919, 318-330   The Crown as a bond of Empire. The British connection that is a fervent feeling of attachment. The advantages to all parts of the Empire that is carried with the ...
  • The Last Hundred Days of the War
    Text  Currie, Sir Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 29 Aug 1919, 303-317     The story of the last hundred days of the war. First, reference to the first engagement in which the Canadians fought, the Second Battle of Ypres. Understanding that war is simply the curse of butchery, and men who have gone through it, who have seen war stripped of all its ...
    Text  Currie, Sir Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 29 Aug 1919, 303-317   The story of the last hundred days of the war. First, reference to the first engagement in which the Canadians fought, the Second Battle of Ypres. Understanding that war is ...
  • The One Thing Needful
    Text  MacNaughton, Professor John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 15 May 1919, 276-286     A glance over the last few years; remembering the war. Reference to Henry James becoming a British subject, and what such a gesture meant. The coming into the war by the Americans, and earlier, the glory of the Canadians. Scotland's contribution to the war effort. The predestined function of Canada. ...
    Text  MacNaughton, Professor John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 15 May 1919, 276-286   A glance over the last few years; remembering the war. Reference to Henry James becoming a British subject, and what such a gesture meant. The coming into the war by ...
  • The Italian Problem in the Adriatic
    Text  Guglielmotti, Maj.-General Emilio, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 6 Mar 1919, 149-159     Italy's war, not well known, and perhaps not much appreciated. Italy at the beginning of the war bound to the Central Empires by a treaty of alliance. The voiding of the treaty. The importance of Italy, the courage of Italy, in not joining the Central Empires, but especially to improve ...
    Text  Guglielmotti, Maj.-General Emilio, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 6 Mar 1919, 149-159   Italy's war, not well known, and perhaps not much appreciated. Italy at the beginning of the war bound to the Central Empires by a treaty of alliance. The voiding of ...
  • France and Her Allies
    Text  Pau, General Paul; Siegfried, Mons. Andre, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 25 Feb 1919, 138-148     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club, Toronto. General Paul Pau spoke first; the address was translated. France, with all her qualities and shortcomings, not appearing to the world as she really is before the war. Some words on the nature of the Frenchman, ...
    Text  Pau, General Paul; Siegfried, Mons. Andre, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 25 Feb 1919, 138-148   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club, Toronto. General Paul Pau spoke first; the address was translated. France, with all her qualities and shortcomings, ...
  • British Women's Work During the War
    Text  Maude, Cyril, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 20 Feb 1919, 132-137     Anecdotes of women's courage and work during the war. Woman, proved to be the most wonderful nationalist. The hope of everyone that both in America and England she is going to prove the most wonderful factor for everlasting peace. Stories of work that women have done in England, and the ...
    Text  Maude, Cyril, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 20 Feb 1919, 132-137   Anecdotes of women's courage and work during the war. Woman, proved to be the most wonderful nationalist. The hope of everyone that both in America and England she is going ...
  • Canada's Achievements and Opportunities in Europe
    Text  Brown, Lieut.-Col. Sir George McLaren, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 4 Feb 1919, 99-108     Canadian achievements overseas, and the prospects for Canada in trade in the future. Canada's participation and sacrifice in the Great War. Some of the speaker's experiences of our soldiers when he visited the Canadian lines. The attitude of the British towards Canadians and other forces from the overseas Dominions. Other ...
    Text  Brown, Lieut.-Col. Sir George McLaren, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 4 Feb 1919, 99-108   Canadian achievements overseas, and the prospects for Canada in trade in the future. Canada's participation and sacrifice in the Great War. Some of the speaker's experiences of our soldiers when ...
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