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  • England Canada and India
    Text  Vijayaraghavacharya, Sir T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 15 Nov 1945, 95-106     To begin, some personal words about the speaker feeling at home in Canada, and why. The speaker's belief that there is a great and subtle bond which connects England, India and Canada together. India: an old country and an old civilization. Bonds which connect with a more recent civilization, like ...
    Text  Vijayaraghavacharya, Sir T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 15 Nov 1945, 95-106   To begin, some personal words about the speaker feeling at home in Canada, and why. The speaker's belief that there is a great and subtle bond which connects England, India ...
  • Peace, Freedom, Social Justice—Indivisible Values
    Text  Reuther, Dr. Walter P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 11 Oct 1955, 26-42     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The speaker's belief that we can all agree that peace in the world in which we live is an indivisible value and that Canada, the United States or any other part of the world can ...
    Text  Reuther, Dr. Walter P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 11 Oct 1955, 26-42   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The speaker's belief that we can all agree that peace in the world in which ...
  • Canada's Widening Horizon
    Text  Woods, Colonel J.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 9 Oct 1930, 230-239     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada, The Canadian Club, and the Toronto Board of Trade. Some words on the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and its work. Speaking with confidence as to the general situation within the Dominion. The ever widening horizon that faces us in our business ...
    Text  Woods, Colonel J.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 9 Oct 1930, 230-239   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada, The Canadian Club, and the Toronto Board of Trade. Some words on the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and its work. Speaking ...
  • The Imperial Economic Conference
    Text  Ferguson, Honorable G. Howard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 19 Apr 1932, 163-173     Impressions gained by the speaker during his sojourn in Great Britain. Three great defects in connection with our trade with Great Britain: the lack of appreciation of the consumer's taste and his desire to have the article given to him in the form in which he wants it; a complete ...
    Text  Ferguson, Honorable G. Howard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 19 Apr 1932, 163-173   Impressions gained by the speaker during his sojourn in Great Britain. Three great defects in connection with our trade with Great Britain: the lack of appreciation of the consumer's taste ...
  • The Past and the Present
    Text  Guedella, Philip, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 18 May 1933, 184-195     No line that can be drawn between the past and the present because the past isn't just a thing that ends. The past and the present inextricably intertwined. Past relationships between countries in the Empire that never required anything in writing. What we think of each other. What the speaker ...
    Text  Guedella, Philip, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 18 May 1933, 184-195   No line that can be drawn between the past and the present because the past isn't just a thing that ends. The past and the present inextricably intertwined. Past relationships ...
  • The Empire, Canada and the Provinces, 1949
    Text  Garson, Honourable Stuart S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 19 Jan 1950, 170-182     The role of public opinion in determining the personnel, and to a large extent, the policies of government. The importance of public opinion with respect to the major issues of the day. The major issue of the relationship of the federal and provincial governments to one another, towards our constitution, ...
    Text  Garson, Honourable Stuart S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 19 Jan 1950, 170-182   The role of public opinion in determining the personnel, and to a large extent, the policies of government. The importance of public opinion with respect to the major issues of ...
  • Aid to Russia Through the Persian Gulf
    Text  Rhodes, Brigadier Sir Godfrey, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 31 Jan 1946, 206-218     Four years of aid to Russia through the Persian Gulf. A general picture of what was done, and in particular, a description in some detail of the British share of this work. Germany's attack of Russia without warning, and contrary to treaty, in June of 1941. England's position at the ...
    Text  Rhodes, Brigadier Sir Godfrey, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 31 Jan 1946, 206-218   Four years of aid to Russia through the Persian Gulf. A general picture of what was done, and in particular, a description in some detail of the British share of ...
  • Some Aspects of the Migration Problem
    Text  Floud, Sir Francis, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1937), 26 Nov 1936, 112-123     Migration at the present moment suspended for some time. The question as to whether and when it should be reopened one for the Canadian Government, not for the Government of the United Kingdom. The speaker's first point that those in the Old Country do not regard the emigration of their ...
    Text  Floud, Sir Francis, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1937), 26 Nov 1936, 112-123   Migration at the present moment suspended for some time. The question as to whether and when it should be reopened one for the Canadian Government, not for the Government of ...
  • Tax Reform—Ontario Style
    Text  MacNaughton, Hon. Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1969), 17 Apr 1969, 270-279     The Ontario approach to tax reform, "predicated on the national interest, in the sense that national interest embraces the responsibilities of all levels of government." Dispelling some misinterpretations, and emphasizing some features, of the budgetary programme for the current fiscal year, 1969-70. Tax reform and expenditure reform both requirements of ...
    Text  MacNaughton, Hon. Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1969), 17 Apr 1969, 270-279   The Ontario approach to tax reform, "predicated on the national interest, in the sense that national interest embraces the responsibilities of all levels of government." Dispelling some misinterpretations, and emphasizing ...
  • A Look Behind The Iron Curtain
    Text  Douglas, Honourable T.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1966), 2 Dec 1965, 94-106     The speaker's impressions from a recent trip to the Soviet Union, Czechoslovakia, and Yugoslavia, along with a Speaker of the House of Commons, Senator Cross, and the speaker's wife. The complexities of such impressions. Some "caveats" from the speaker about his impressions. Topics covered in this review include the economic ...
    Text  Douglas, Honourable T.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1966), 2 Dec 1965, 94-106   The speaker's impressions from a recent trip to the Soviet Union, Czechoslovakia, and Yugoslavia, along with a Speaker of the House of Commons, Senator Cross, and the speaker's wife. The ...
  • Educational Ideals
    Text  Baldwin, The Right Honourable Stanley, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1928), 6 Aug 1927, 120-130     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Words of praise for Joe Wright, a Canadian sculler and sportsman. The subject of education to be addressed here because Ontario as always taken the lead in education. Interest in England to see how she ...
    Text  Baldwin, The Right Honourable Stanley, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1928), 6 Aug 1927, 120-130   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Words of praise for Joe Wright, a Canadian sculler and sportsman. The subject of education ...
  • The Art of Living
    Text  Tweedsmuir, His Excellency, Baron, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 28 Nov 1935, 131-139     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian Club. The Art of Living, and the great influence that the enjoyment of the pleasures of life has on professional efficiency. A few observations on those seasons when our harness is unloosed and we are turned out to ...
    Text  Tweedsmuir, His Excellency, Baron, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 28 Nov 1935, 131-139   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian Club. The Art of Living, and the great influence that the enjoyment of the pleasures of life has ...
  • Wolfe and Montcalm
    Text  Wrong, Professor George M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1928), 24 Feb 1927, 39-39     A few explanatory remarks followed by a film representation of the siege and capture of Quebec by the British under General Wolfe.
    Text  Wrong, Professor George M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1928), 24 Feb 1927, 39-39   A few explanatory remarks followed by a film representation of the siege and capture of Quebec by the British under General Wolfe.
  • The Commonwealth on Trial
    Text  Ney, Major Frederick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 9 Dec 1948, 117-129     The speaker basing his observations today on his experiences over the past four or five years when he has visited many parts of the world. The very clear picture of the world-wide organization of Communism which those experiences have given him. Everywhere he has found people waiting for England and ...
    Text  Ney, Major Frederick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 9 Dec 1948, 117-129   The speaker basing his observations today on his experiences over the past four or five years when he has visited many parts of the world. The very clear picture of ...
  • The Social Implication of Television
    Text  Collins, Norman, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 2 Dec 1948, 106-116     Some personal background and beliefs of the speaker. The speaker's regard for television as the most powerful, most potent instrument of social influence which has been invented in our lifetime. Some remarks regarding the influence of television. Children as the crux of the matter. The ability of television to condition ...
    Text  Collins, Norman, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 2 Dec 1948, 106-116   Some personal background and beliefs of the speaker. The speaker's regard for television as the most powerful, most potent instrument of social influence which has been invented in our lifetime. ...
  • Quebec
    Text  Mathewson, Honourable James Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 1 Feb 1940, 270-282     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. A Canada that cannot exist without Quebec, and the Empire that cannot exist without Canada. Highlights of the history of Quebec. Milestones in the historical course followed by Quebec and, along with Quebec, by Canada. Three attempts ...
    Text  Mathewson, Honourable James Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 1 Feb 1940, 270-282   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. A Canada that cannot exist without Quebec, and the Empire that cannot exist without Canada. Highlights of ...
  • The World in Perspective
    Text  Cromie, Robert J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 1 May 1930, 180-194     A trip around the world. Keeping in mind the size and population of Canada as we compare Asian countries with our own, and their productive capacity with ours. An analogous comparison of a country with an individual. Canada and Egypt as lucky countries, and why that is so. Starting from ...
    Text  Cromie, Robert J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 1 May 1930, 180-194   A trip around the world. Keeping in mind the size and population of Canada as we compare Asian countries with our own, and their productive capacity with ours. An analogous ...
  • Why Do We Need Formal Organization?
    Text  Urwick, Lt. Col. L.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 2 Nov 1967, 144-155     What the words "formal organization" mean. Semantic ambiguity. The distinction between "formal" and "informal" organization. Examples of each. The tendency in the United States to be critical and apprehensive of formal organization. Factors that make this so: a detailed discussion of the factors in American national attitudes which militate against ...
    Text  Urwick, Lt. Col. L.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 2 Nov 1967, 144-155   What the words "formal organization" mean. Semantic ambiguity. The distinction between "formal" and "informal" organization. Examples of each. The tendency in the United States to be critical and apprehensive of ...
  • Canada in 1953
    Text  St-Laurent, Right Honourable Louis S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 9 Mar 1953, 252-265     Reference to what the speaker said in a previous address. Coming a long way since 1920 in developing a national spirit. Having more faith in ourselves and in our country than we have ever had before. Strengthening that faith by many tangible expressions of the faith of other countries in ...
    Text  St-Laurent, Right Honourable Louis S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 9 Mar 1953, 252-265   Reference to what the speaker said in a previous address. Coming a long way since 1920 in developing a national spirit. Having more faith in ourselves and in our country ...
  • Empire Trade
    Text  MacAulay, T.B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 2 Oct 1930, 221-229     Being proud of the resources of our Empire. Reasons why these resources are so undeveloped. The need for markets, tariff barriers and preferential markets for surplus products. Contrasting our position with that of the United States. The Canadian policy of preserving our own markets for our own people. Thinking sectionally ...
    Text  MacAulay, T.B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 2 Oct 1930, 221-229   Being proud of the resources of our Empire. Reasons why these resources are so undeveloped. The need for markets, tariff barriers and preferential markets for surplus products. Contrasting our position ...
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