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  • The Philosophy of Canada's Position in the British Empire
    Morley, Reverend Frank S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1937), 15 Oct 1936, 31-43     The philosophy of Canada's position in the Empire and in the League of Nations. Some comments on the issue as to whether nations can have a philosophy. The personality of the group, different from the personality of the individual. Something of Canada's development within the Empire, to add to an ...
    Morley, Reverend Frank S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1937), 15 Oct 1936, 31-43   The philosophy of Canada's position in the Empire and in the League ...
  • The Romance of Constantinople
    Renison, Right Reverend Robert J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 14 Oct 1937, 29-43     A description of a first view of the Mediterranean Sea: "a little ocean of molten history." The history of Constantinople. The church of Saint Sophia, in some detail. The story of the Eastern Empire, little known to Western people. The rise of Islam. The story of the Crusades. A little-known ...
    Renison, Right Reverend Robert J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 14 Oct 1937, 29-43   A description of a first view of the Mediterranean Sea: "a little ...
  • Our Indian Partner
    Lothian, The Marquess of, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 18 Jan 1933, 15-26     The new Indian Constitution. The political adventure upon which Great Britain is engaged in India today. Advances toward self government by India. Far-reaching results of this experiment. The extent and nature of the problem. India's population and two natural divisions: British India and Indian India which is governed by about ...
    Lothian, The Marquess of, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 18 Jan 1933, 15-26   The new Indian Constitution. The political adventure upon which Great Britain is ...
  • Russia
    Ignatieff, Count Paul N., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 12 Mar 1931, 96-105     Understanding the trend of the underlying forces which have created the Russian Nation. A review of Russia's past history to provide some idea of the difficulties confronting Russian school education. An historical review of Russia's education. The ruling class of Russia. The Russian as a family man or a religious ...
    Ignatieff, Count Paul N., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 12 Mar 1931, 96-105   Understanding the trend of the underlying forces which have created the Russian ...
  • Business and Politics
    Fleury, Count Serge, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 10 Mar 1932, 114-120     Criticism of diplomats and the speaker's response to that criticism. The function and work of diplomats, with illustrative examples. The desire for hope, for strong men who are capable of seeing what will happen in the future, and the capacity of bringing those things to pass. The need for more ...
    Fleury, Count Serge, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 10 Mar 1932, 114-120   Criticism of diplomats and the speaker's response to that criticism. The function ...
  • Bank for International Settlements
    Day, Professor John Percival, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 9 Jan 1930, 361-370     The agreements at Geneva in 1928 to set up a Committee of Experts for the purpose of drawing up proposals for a complete and final settlement of the reparation problem. The proposals known as the Young Plan after the chairman of the Committee, Owen D. Young. The establishment of the ...
    Day, Professor John Percival, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 9 Jan 1930, 361-370   The agreements at Geneva in 1928 to set up a Committee of ...
  • Ontario's Mining Industry and Its Outlook for 1932
    McCrea, The Honourable Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 28 Jan 1932, 30-41     The economic, political and social world still waiting for the sunrise of better and brighter days. The world of trade and commerce still sick, suffering from commercial anemia. The slow down in world trade, production and distribution of goods. The situation of the world markets. Everybody hoping for the stabilization ...
    McCrea, The Honourable Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 28 Jan 1932, 30-41   The economic, political and social world still waiting for the sunrise of ...
  • A Personal Confession of Faith
    Brittain, Miss Vera, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 30 Oct 1934, 81-98     The difficulty of talking in an impersonal way about one's own work and one's own views. What the speaker's book, "Testament of Youth" is all about. The book as an autobiography, not a novel. The impact of war on four young people. A synopsis of the events in the book. ...
    Brittain, Miss Vera, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 30 Oct 1934, 81-98   The difficulty of talking in an impersonal way about one's own work ...
  • The Birthplace of Sound
    Harvey, O.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 23 Jan 1930, 16-22     Motion pictures. Motion pictures as affecting Imperial relations. The effect on our lives and on our civilization of one single discovery, with examples. A brief history of the development of Talking Motion Pictures, going back to 1912. Paying tribute to large industrial organizations which have enough foresight and faith to ...
    Harvey, O.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 23 Jan 1930, 16-22   Motion pictures. Motion pictures as affecting Imperial relations. The effect on our ...
  • The Race for the Harmsworth Trophy
    Don, Kaye, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 9 Sep 1932, 211-217     The good done by international contests. A detailed description of what happened during the races for the Harmsworth Trophy. Mechanical difficulties. Giving credit to the Rolls Royce engines. The history of "England III" with a detailed description of the ship and her engine. Speculation as to future boat speeds. Further ...
    Don, Kaye, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 9 Sep 1932, 211-217   The good done by international contests. A detailed description of what happened ...
  • A Plea for the Canadian Northland
    Owl, Grey, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1937), 12 Nov 1936, 90-102     Anecdotes and reminiscences of the speaker's experiences of travel and survival in the wilderness, and of hunger. The destruction of that great heritage of ours that lies to the north. The north country as the greatest asset that Canadians have. Potential for tourism in the north. Three-quarters of Canada in ...
    Owl, Grey, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1937), 12 Nov 1936, 90-102   Anecdotes and reminiscences of the speaker's experiences of travel and survival in ...
  • The British Consular Service
    Campbell, Gerald, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 26 Mar 1931, 111-116     Working conditions and duties of those in the British Consular Service. The life of a consular agent an interesting and expanding existence. Some personal experiences and anecdotes of the speaker. A brief historical account of the position. The most important work that which is in connection with trade and commerce. ...
    Campbell, Gerald, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 26 Mar 1931, 111-116   Working conditions and duties of those in the British Consular Service. The ...
  • Transportation
    Gibb, Sir Alexander, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 14 Sep 1931, 186-191     Transportation right now one of the most urgent questions in Canada. The extent and pace of development dependent on the proper administration of our transport. The Royal Commission set up to enquire principally into the question of Railway and Highway competition. The speaker engaged in investigating, for the Canadian Government, ...
    Gibb, Sir Alexander, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 14 Sep 1931, 186-191   Transportation right now one of the most urgent questions in Canada. The ...
  • A Norseman Died in Ontario 900 Years Ago
    Curran, J.W. (Jim), The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 10 Nov 1938, 96-109     Early Norse activity about a thousand years ago in America. The significance of this activity. How the speaker became involved in this field of study. Some background history beginning with the Viking age which lasted from about 800 to 1100. The speaker's theory that the Icelandic settlers who went to ...
    Curran, J.W. (Jim), The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 10 Nov 1938, 96-109   Early Norse activity about a thousand years ago in America. The significance ...
  • Spotlight on Europe
    Frost, Rex, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 17 Feb 1938, 245-262     The speaker's recent trip to Europe: anticipations and realities. The significance of the presence of German war vessels in an Italian harbour. The Mediterranean controversy which in recent years has partly formed a basis of misunderstanding between Italy and Great Britain. British strategy in the Mediterranean in the past century ...
    Frost, Rex, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 17 Feb 1938, 245-262   The speaker's recent trip to Europe: anticipations and realities. The significance of ...
  • Leadership
    Owen, The most Reverend Derwyn T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 11 Oct 1934, 57-66     The qualifications for leadership. Reasons for the need of leadership. The need for a leader to care. Reference to the matter of the drive for the Federation of Community Service to take place in Toronto. The duties of leadership. Learning how to obey, to learn self-control, to get control of ...
    Owen, The most Reverend Derwyn T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 11 Oct 1934, 57-66   The qualifications for leadership. Reasons for the need of leadership. The need ...
  • Canada's Place in World Affairs
    McGeer, G.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 3 Feb 1938, 216-226     Canada's place in the world today of little real consequence unless we, as Canadians, can show something of the unity of spirit that is essential to Canadian peace and to Canadian progress and prosperity. Putting our problems into historical perspective. The record of achievement of the builders of this Dominion ...
    McGeer, G.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 3 Feb 1938, 216-226   Canada's place in the world today of little real consequence unless we, ...
  • Munitions and Common Sense
    Codd, Major L.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 4 Apr 1935, 342-354     An explanation of who the speaker does and does not represent. A description of the Army Ordnance Association and what it does. A few philosophical reflections in connection with the subject "Munitions and Common Sense." The great deal of misunderstanding today of the term "munitions," as well as "armament" and ...
    Codd, Major L.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 4 Apr 1935, 342-354   An explanation of who the speaker does and does not represent. A ...
  • Let's Play Cricket
    Matthews, The Honourable R.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1937), 8 Oct 1936, 16-30     An expression of appreciation to the press for their coverage of the Canadian Cricket Team's games in England. Some figures that indicate to what extent cricket is played in Ontario. Some history of cricket in Canada. The speaker's determination to take a Canadian cricket team to England and the story ...
    Matthews, The Honourable R.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1937), 8 Oct 1936, 16-30   An expression of appreciation to the press for their coverage of the ...
  • Would A Russo-Japanese War Be Another World War?
    Lattimore, Owen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 22 Mar 1934, 499-512     A comparison of the present situation in the Far East with the situation in Europe in 1914. A situation now in the Far East which is much less clear. Canada's, like America's interest in the question of collective guarantees of world peace and the extending of international compacts for the ...
    Lattimore, Owen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 22 Mar 1934, 499-512   A comparison of the present situation in the Far East with the ...
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