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  • Thomas D'Arcy McGee as an Empire Builder
    Text  Foran, J.K., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 8 Feb 1906, 155-166     Seeking to raise a corner of the curtain that has long hung between the eyes of the great public and the secret of McGee's wonderful career of less than 40 years; affording to the men of our day a glimpse of the real principles that actuated him, in common with ...
    Text  Foran, J.K., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 8 Feb 1906, 155-166   Seeking to raise a corner of the curtain that has long hung between the eyes of the great public and the secret of McGee's wonderful career of less than 40 ...
  • Resources and Progress of Quebec
    Text  Weir, Hon. W.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 5 Apr 1906, 237-246     The men and women of Quebec, working together in harmony in order to hasten the future greatness of Canada. The public men produced in the Province of Quebec. Issues of the clergy in Quebec. The great County of Pontiac, represented by a citizen of Ontario; the County of Argenteuil also ...
    Text  Weir, Hon. W.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 5 Apr 1906, 237-246   The men and women of Quebec, working together in harmony in order to hasten the future greatness of Canada. The public men produced in the Province of Quebec. Issues of ...
  • Imperial Defence
    Text  Hunter, Captain A.T.; Champion, T.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 22 Mar 1906, 230-236     Captain A.T. Hunter: An examination of our obligations and our means of settlement with regard to matters of Imperial defence. The three traditional forms of defence: men, money and ships. Confusion over obligations. The speaker's opposition to the idea of giving a battleship; that we should start now to constantly ...
    Text  Hunter, Captain A.T.; Champion, T.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 22 Mar 1906, 230-236   Captain A.T. Hunter: An examination of our obligations and our means of settlement with regard to matters of Imperial defence. The three traditional forms of defence: men, money and ships. ...
  • Canada and Imperial Defence
    Text  Mason, Lieut.-Col. James; Grier, Major E. Wyly, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 15 Mar 1906, 219-229     Lieut.-Colonel James Mason: Canada contributing to the defence of the Empire as something that should be regarded not only as a duty but as a necessity; why that is so. The need for a large and efficient navy and army to protect and to defend the British Empire's possessions and ...
    Text  Mason, Lieut.-Col. James; Grier, Major E. Wyly, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 15 Mar 1906, 219-229   Lieut.-Colonel James Mason: Canada contributing to the defence of the Empire as something that should be regarded not only as a duty but as a necessity; why that is so. ...
  • Canadian Journalism
    Text  Pense, E.J.B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 8 Mar 1906, 213-218     The thought of this subject precipitated by a criticism from a weekly journalist of Toronto. A defence. The loyalty of the local press as a community's best asset. The Press as the star of empire that westward pointed the Canadian way. The "Gazette." A brief review of Canada's history as ...
    Text  Pense, E.J.B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 8 Mar 1906, 213-218   The thought of this subject precipitated by a criticism from a weekly journalist of Toronto. A defence. The loyalty of the local press as a community's best asset. The Press ...
  • The True Principles of National Life
    Text  Emery, James A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 26 Sep 1907, 28-37     The speaker's interests and concerns with labour, with the proper relation of organizations, of capital, of employees, or employers, to the State in which they are both citizens. The fact that consolidation or organization has its dangers no less than its benefits and that in regard to this great period ...
    Text  Emery, James A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 26 Sep 1907, 28-37   The speaker's interests and concerns with labour, with the proper relation of organizations, of capital, of employees, or employers, to the State in which they are both citizens. The fact ...
  • West Indian Recollections and Conditions
    Text  Morris, Hon. Sir Daniel, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 20 Sep 1907, 21-27     The eight colonies in the West Indies, each with their own government, legislative council, and their own institutions. The first attempt to start a federal institution, that federal institution now called the Imperial Department of Agriculture. Support from Imperial funds. The hope that by means of improved agricultural methods and ...
    Text  Morris, Hon. Sir Daniel, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 20 Sep 1907, 21-27   The eight colonies in the West Indies, each with their own government, legislative council, and their own institutions. The first attempt to start a federal institution, that federal institution now ...
  • British Diplomacy and Canadian Responsibilities
    Text  Greenwood, Hamar, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 13 Sep 1907, 15-20     Speaking from the point of view of the home country, and of a man who views the British Empire from the royal palace of Westminster and from the Colonial Office, and not so much as one who so often in Canada views the Empire only from the local platform. The ...
    Text  Greenwood, Hamar, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 13 Sep 1907, 15-20   Speaking from the point of view of the home country, and of a man who views the British Empire from the royal palace of Westminster and from the Colonial Office, ...
  • The Imperial Conference of 1907
    Text  Foster, Hon. George E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 9 May 1907, 11-14     Bearing the name of the Empire; the need to stiffen up your shoulder and make your limbs good and strong to bear the weight of that portion of Empire work that falls upon you through the coming years. The Empire of Britain just about beginning its work, despite its age ...
    Text  Foster, Hon. George E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 9 May 1907, 11-14   Bearing the name of the Empire; the need to stiffen up your shoulder and make your limbs good and strong to bear the weight of that portion of Empire work ...
  • City of Toronto Disposal of Sewage and Water Filtration
    Text  Sheard, Charles M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 24 Oct 1907, 66-80     A history of the subject. The state of the harbour of Toronto. The depositing of sewage into the harbour daily at the rate of 25,000,000 gallons per day. The asset of our harbour being frittered away or ignored. Proposals as to what the City of Toronto should be with its ...
    Text  Sheard, Charles M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 24 Oct 1907, 66-80   A history of the subject. The state of the harbour of Toronto. The depositing of sewage into the harbour daily at the rate of 25,000,000 gallons per day. The asset ...
  • Modern Educational Methods
    Text  Hughes, James L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 17 Oct 1907, 54-65     The National School System as one of the greatest gifts that America gave to the world. The lesson learned by the state that it is wise to aid men in getting an education in order that they may be able more effectively to do their work of leadership in the ...
    Text  Hughes, James L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 17 Oct 1907, 54-65   The National School System as one of the greatest gifts that America gave to the world. The lesson learned by the state that it is wise to aid men in ...
  • The True Inwardness of the Yellow Peril
    Text  Eby, Rev. C.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 10 Oct 1907, 43-53     Comments on the address by Mr. Hamar Greenwood. The fate of the white race, and the trend of the era upon which we are now entering, dependent on what the Chinaman will do. The unsafe quality of ignoring or insulting any many on account of the tint of his skin ...
    Text  Eby, Rev. C.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 10 Oct 1907, 43-53   Comments on the address by Mr. Hamar Greenwood. The fate of the white race, and the trend of the era upon which we are now entering, dependent on what the ...
  • Railways and Grade Crossings
    Text  Ewan, John A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 3 Oct 1907, 38-42     Instances of railway accidents. The issue of railway crossings. How such crossings would be funded. The speaker's presentation of where railways have spent immense sums of money in extinguishing grade crossings, in many cases most willingly; illustrative examples from the Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, and Chicago. Models of funding. The ...
    Text  Ewan, John A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 3 Oct 1907, 38-42   Instances of railway accidents. The issue of railway crossings. How such crossings would be funded. The speaker's presentation of where railways have spent immense sums of money in extinguishing grade ...
  • 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. ...
  • The Forward Movement
    Text  Cody, Rev. Dr.; Gundy, J.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1921), 15 Jan 1920, 20-35     Mr. J.H. Gundy: A Forward Movement, an inter-church national campaign, with the support of the strongest men in the country behind it. The destruction of the Prussian machine by our men from Canada and other parts of the Empire, from the U.S. and from France. Only the spirit of selfishness ...
    Text  Cody, Rev. Dr.; Gundy, J.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1921), 15 Jan 1920, 20-35   Mr. J.H. Gundy: A Forward Movement, an inter-church national campaign, with the support of the strongest men in the country behind it. The destruction of the Prussian machine by our ...
  • The International Labour Conference in Washington
    Text  Parsons, S.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1921), 7 Jan 1920, 1-19     The issue of the eight-hour day. The welfare of the worker as the chief consideration in this regard. The national Industrial Conference held in September in Ottawa. Who was represented at that Conference; what was done with regard to the eight-hour day. The International Labour Conference in Washington, attended by ...
    Text  Parsons, S.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1921), 7 Jan 1920, 1-19   The issue of the eight-hour day. The welfare of the worker as the chief consideration in this regard. The national Industrial Conference held in September in Ottawa. Who was represented ...
  • Ashburton Treaty and Prior Negotiations
    Text  White, James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 276-286     The need to consider what the speaker has called the great date-line in Canada's territorial history, The Treaty of Paris, 1783, or, more correctly, the preliminary Treaty of Peace signed in November, 1782 before considering any portion of the boundaries of Canada between the Atlantic and the Pacific. The negotiations ...
    Text  White, James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 276-286   The need to consider what the speaker has called the great date-line in Canada's territorial history, The Treaty of Paris, 1783, or, more correctly, the preliminary Treaty of Peace signed ...
  • 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 ...
  • The Meaning of the Empire Today
    Text  Cave, Rt. Hon. Viscount, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1921), 27 Sep 1920, 312-323     The speaker at the end of an experience of a railroad journey of 8,000 miles through Canada, the memory of which will remain with him for the rest of his life. The speaker’s wish that all members of the Imperial Cabinet would pay a visit to Canada and that some ...
    Text  Cave, Rt. Hon. Viscount, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1921), 27 Sep 1920, 312-323   The speaker at the end of an experience of a railroad journey of 8,000 miles through Canada, the memory of which will remain with him for the rest of his ...
  • Empire Sport
    Text  Desborough, Rt. Hon. Lord, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1921), 23 Sep 1920, 304-311     The speaker’s experience of Empire Sport. Being proficient at games, but having that true spirit of the sportsman: a consideration of others, which you can learn better through the discipline of games than by any other means. The Congress over which the speaker has had the pleasure of presiding and ...
    Text  Desborough, Rt. Hon. Lord, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1921), 23 Sep 1920, 304-311   The speaker’s experience of Empire Sport. Being proficient at games, but having that true spirit of the sportsman: a consideration of others, which you can learn better through the discipline ...
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