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  • English Speaking Peoples
    Text  McCrimmon, Dr. A.L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 22 Jan 1925, 31-42     A discussion of the speaker's thesis that whatever may come out of the treaty and covenant of the League of nations, if we can avert misunderstanding between the two great branches of the English-speaking peoples the peace of the world is assured. How the English-speaking peoples have in their hands ...
    Text  McCrimmon, Dr. A.L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 22 Jan 1925, 31-42   A discussion of the speaker's thesis that whatever may come out of the treaty and covenant of the League of nations, if we can avert misunderstanding between the two great ...
  • Australian Politics
    Text  Dafoe, John W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 11 Mar 1926, 89-101     The political interest in Australia. The lack of history; the interesting present; a future which makes an appeal to the historic imagination. Marked differences between Australia and Canada, due to a variety of causes which can be easily sorted out and identified. The politics of Australia. A brief history of ...
    Text  Dafoe, John W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 11 Mar 1926, 89-101   The political interest in Australia. The lack of history; the interesting present; a future which makes an appeal to the historic imagination. Marked differences between Australia and Canada, due to ...
  • Dominion-Provincial Relations
    Text  Pattullo, The Hon. Thomas D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 21 Nov 1946, 98-108     The innumerable complexities with which we find ourselves surrounded as a consequence of discovery and invention, and the profound effect upon our industrial and social regimen and even upon our spiritual thinking. How that is so. The needs to use our most heroic effort to preserve peace, while never overlooking ...
    Text  Pattullo, The Hon. Thomas D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 21 Nov 1946, 98-108   The innumerable complexities with which we find ourselves surrounded as a consequence of discovery and invention, and the profound effect upon our industrial and social regimen and even upon our ...
  • Mussolini and the New Italy
    Text  Fox, Dr. William Sherwood, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 25 Feb 1932, 87-102     Looking for the "real" Mussolini. Some columnists' jibes which illustrate popular opinion of Mussolini outside of Italy. Understanding Mussolini. A vision of the Old Italy out of which Mussolini has evolved and which, through his evolution, he has made over. Projecting a portrait of Mussolini against this historical background. The ...
    Text  Fox, Dr. William Sherwood, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 25 Feb 1932, 87-102   Looking for the "real" Mussolini. Some columnists' jibes which illustrate popular opinion of Mussolini outside of Italy. Understanding Mussolini. A vision of the Old Italy out of which Mussolini has ...
  • Life and Medical Work on the Labrador
    Text  Forsyth, Dr. C. Hogarth, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 28 Apr 1938, 376-391     Dr. Forsyth begins with the story of the rescue of a trapper who set off to do his work, only to become very ill with tuberculosis of the spine and have to be carried out of the wilderness by two other trappers who had come along. The story is told ...
    Text  Forsyth, Dr. C. Hogarth, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 28 Apr 1938, 376-391   Dr. Forsyth begins with the story of the rescue of a trapper who set off to do his work, only to become very ill with tuberculosis of the spine and ...
  • The Interpreters of Canada
    Text  Stringer, Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 7 Apr 1932, 153-162     Canadian authors and artists. The phenomenon of Canadian authors and artists leaving for New York or other parts of the United States. Canada as the only country in the world of continental dimensions which depends on foreigners for the spiritual refreshment and inspiration coming to us, or supposed to be ...
    Text  Stringer, Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 7 Apr 1932, 153-162   Canadian authors and artists. The phenomenon of Canadian authors and artists leaving for New York or other parts of the United States. Canada as the only country in the world ...
  • The Development of Air Power In Canada
    Text  Gibson, Hon. Colin, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 28 Feb 1946, 256-270     Outlining Canada's plans for the future of the Royal Canadian Air Force. Some history of the Canadian Air Force, less than 30 years old. Canadians in the First World War joining the Royal Flying Corps, the Royal Naval Air Service, and later, the Royal Air Force overseas. The names of ...
    Text  Gibson, Hon. Colin, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 28 Feb 1946, 256-270   Outlining Canada's plans for the future of the Royal Canadian Air Force. Some history of the Canadian Air Force, less than 30 years old. Canadians in the First World War ...
  • Education and Industry
    Text  Lank, Herbert H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1955), 10 Mar 1955, 217-225     The speaker thinking of his audience as "three-in-one"; as business and professional men; as parents and as taxpayers. Himself and the audience as shareholders in Canada's biggest business—education. The educationists' assurance that education is also Canada's biggest problem. The nature of shareholding. Problems in Canadian education today. A serious shortfall ...
    Text  Lank, Herbert H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1955), 10 Mar 1955, 217-225   The speaker thinking of his audience as "three-in-one"; as business and professional men; as parents and as taxpayers. Himself and the audience as shareholders in Canada's biggest business—education. The educationists' ...
  • Good Neighbours
    Text  Wilson, Charles E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 6 Nov 1958, 79-90     The common bonds between Canada and the United States. What makes a democracy work. Some readings from "Law and Manners," a speech made by the Honourable Lord Moulton a number of years ago. The three great domains in which the relations between Canada and the United States could be grouped, ...
    Text  Wilson, Charles E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 6 Nov 1958, 79-90   The common bonds between Canada and the United States. What makes a democracy work. Some readings from "Law and Manners," a speech made by the Honourable Lord Moulton a number ...
  • Canada and the Empire
    Text  Clark, Rev. Professor, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 12 Oct 1905, 271-278     The deep interest and keen sympathy for the subject "Canada and the Empire." Making sure that our own sympathies and lines of action rest not on momentary feelings but on deep and broad principles which will stand the test of time and the change of circumstance. The attitude towards Colonial ...
    Text  Clark, Rev. Professor, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 12 Oct 1905, 271-278   The deep interest and keen sympathy for the subject "Canada and the Empire." Making sure that our own sympathies and lines of action rest not on momentary feelings but on ...
  • What Canada Can Give for a British Preference
    Text  McGoun, Archibald, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 7 Dec 1905, 263-270     Some conclusions reached by an examination of the Census volume describing the manufacturing industries of Canada, and by a comparison of these with Trade and Navigation tables. Results generalized in a very brief statement. Very considerably less than 300,000 people out of 5,300,000 would be affected by British competition. A ...
    Text  McGoun, Archibald, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 7 Dec 1905, 263-270   Some conclusions reached by an examination of the Census volume describing the manufacturing industries of Canada, and by a comparison of these with Trade and Navigation tables. Results generalized in ...
  • Empire Conditions and Problems
    Text  Downey, J.P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 14 May 1906, 251-262     What the British Empire means to the people that are blessed with the privilege of living under the folds of the Union Jack, and to the people even outside the bounds of this great Empire. The British Empire as a unique political conception. Criticisms of Great Britain and the speaker's ...
    Text  Downey, J.P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 14 May 1906, 251-262   What the British Empire means to the people that are blessed with the privilege of living under the folds of the Union Jack, and to the people even outside the ...
  • Empire Conditions and Imperial Defence
    Text  Clark, Lieut.-Colonel Hugh, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 14 May 1906, 247-250     The human impulse to strike back at the man who strikes you or insults you. Looking for something else than peace, while praying for peace. The need for armies and navies. The preparedness of Great Britain for war. The magnificent history of expansion and progress the meaning of the word ...
    Text  Clark, Lieut.-Colonel Hugh, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 14 May 1906, 247-250   The human impulse to strike back at the man who strikes you or insults you. Looking for something else than peace, while praying for peace. The need for armies and ...
  • Responsible Nationhood
    Text  Hunt, Right Reverend H.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 17 Nov 1963, 101-107     A special 60th Anniversary Commemorative Church Service for members of the Empire Club held in St. James' Cathedral, Toronto. A service of praise and thanksgiving, marking the Diamond Jubilee of the Empire Club of Canada. The subject of the sermon was "Responsible Nationhood."
    Text  Hunt, Right Reverend H.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 17 Nov 1963, 101-107   A special 60th Anniversary Commemorative Church Service for members of the Empire Club held in St. James' Cathedral, Toronto. A service of praise and thanksgiving, marking the Diamond Jubilee of ...
  • British Aviation in War and Peace
    Text  Bishop, Lieutenant-Colonel William A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 16 Oct 1930, 240-253     The Royal Air Force. The policy of the Air Ministry in London to pursue with all keenness every avenue of research and development in flying. The finest aeroplanes in the world today those of the Royal Air Force. A review of the enormous strides that have been made in aviation. ...
    Text  Bishop, Lieutenant-Colonel William A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 16 Oct 1930, 240-253   The Royal Air Force. The policy of the Air Ministry in London to pursue with all keenness every avenue of research and development in flying. The finest aeroplanes in the ...
  • The Position of Cyprus in the Empire
    Text  Duckworth, Rev. Professor H.T.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 10 Nov 1904, 20-29     First, a few details with regard to the size of the Island of Cyprus, its natural character, its population and resources. The curious and unique position of Cyprus in so far as the High Commissioner and all the chief officials of the Island are appointed by the Secretary of State ...
    Text  Duckworth, Rev. Professor H.T.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 10 Nov 1904, 20-29   First, a few details with regard to the size of the Island of Cyprus, its natural character, its population and resources. The curious and unique position of Cyprus in so ...
  • Preferential Trade Within the Empire
    Text  Vincent, Colonel Sir C.E. Howard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 20 Sep 1904, 9-19     A discussion of the present condition of the Empire, the best means of furthering its interests in east and west and north and south, the advancement of trade, of commerce, and of peace. The interests of Canada and of a united Empire, and how those two interests go together. A ...
    Text  Vincent, Colonel Sir C.E. Howard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 20 Sep 1904, 9-19   A discussion of the present condition of the Empire, the best means of furthering its interests in east and west and north and south, the advancement of trade, of commerce, ...
  • Position and Prospects of the Yukon
    Text  Bristol, Edmund, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 1 Mar 1906, 204-212     The speaker's trip to the Yukon. Urging every Canadian who has not already done so to take this trip. A description of the route to take. Some facts about what you will find on such a trip. The speaker's suggestion that if you are feeling depressed, this trip be the ...
    Text  Bristol, Edmund, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 1 Mar 1906, 204-212   The speaker's trip to the Yukon. Urging every Canadian who has not already done so to take this trip. A description of the route to take. Some facts about what ...
  • Britain's Experience of Public Ownership
    Text  Smith, W. Richmond, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 22 Feb 1906, 184-203     The speaker's belief in the principle of municipal ownership of all essential public utilities. His regard as little short of criminal that any Municipal Council would part with the ownership and ultimate control of a franchise involving the use of the streets for the creation of a public service used ...
    Text  Smith, W. Richmond, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 22 Feb 1906, 184-203   The speaker's belief in the principle of municipal ownership of all essential public utilities. His regard as little short of criminal that any Municipal Council would part with the ownership ...
  • Technical Education
    Text  Gogin, D.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 15 Feb 1906, 167-183     Import figures for Canada. Asking the question "How many millions of dollars worth of these imported goods could have been made in Canada had we trained artisans to manufacture them?" Ways in which nature has equipped us for a great manufacturing country. Converting our raw materials into manufactured products by ...
    Text  Gogin, D.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 15 Feb 1906, 167-183   Import figures for Canada. Asking the question "How many millions of dollars worth of these imported goods could have been made in Canada had we trained artisans to manufacture them?" ...
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