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  • Subject: Immigration and emigration
  • Subject: Europe - Economic and social conditions
  • Subject: Immigration and emigration
  • Subject: United Kingdom - Economic and social conditions
  • Decade: 1920-1929
  • Difficulties and Opportunities of the British Empire
    Gough, Rev. A.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 22 Sep 1921, 227-236     Post-war problems in Great Britain. Such problems not the result of the victory. The speaker's opinion as to the cause of the troubles. Finding the most enthusiastic expression coming from the lips of people whose hearts are set upon destruction. Examples of such orators in Hyde Park. The speaker's work ...
    Gough, Rev. A.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 22 Sep 1921, 227-236   Post-war problems in Great Britain. Such problems not the result of the ...
  • The European Situation
    Foster, Sir George E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 15 Feb 1923, 45-66     A little of the sidelights, the shadows, and the lighter hues in the European situation of the present day. Reasons why this subject interests Canadians: we went into the war; we carried ourselves splendidly through the first part; that although actual war as then waged is ended we have not ...
    Foster, Sir George E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 15 Feb 1923, 45-66   A little of the sidelights, the shadows, and the lighter hues in ...
  • The European Situation
    Wrong, George M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 13 Mar 1924, 125-135     A quote from Pitt in 1805 after the Battle of Trafalgar, which reflects the speaker's own view, and which he feels can be applied today: England has saved herself by her exertions, and will, as I trust, save Europe by her example." The very dark picture that one could draw ...
    Wrong, George M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 13 Mar 1924, 125-135   A quote from Pitt in 1805 after the Battle of Trafalgar, which ...
  • The East Indians in Canada
    Sastri, Right Hon. Srinivasa, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 7 Sep 1922, 181-194     The speaker here as a representative of the Government of India, which has claims on the Government of Canada for a certain amount of sympathy, of good-will, and co-operation within the limits of governments. The Government of India ruling over a population of varied cultures and very mixed civilizations, 300 ...
    Sastri, Right Hon. Srinivasa, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 7 Sep 1922, 181-194   The speaker here as a representative of the Government of India, which ...
  • Present Conditions in Great Britain
    Falconer, Sir Robert A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 27 Oct 1921, 261-277     The speaker's observations from his trip to Britain during the past summer. The "smokelessness" of England to be found last June. The sad aspect that this was partly due to the coal strike. The lack of complaining heard. Much of England like a very strong man—silent, bearing a burden, but ...
    Falconer, Sir Robert A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 27 Oct 1921, 261-277   The speaker's observations from his trip to Britain during the past summer. ...
  • Views on the General Situation in Great Britain
    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 ...
    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 ...
  • The Labor Situation in Great Britain
    Fay, C.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 6 Nov 1924, 301-310     Three aspects of the labour situation in Great Britain: the labour situation viewed as a political crisis; the same situation viewed as an economic crisis; dropping the word "crisis," endeavouring to see how far we can apply the notion for which we are here today: the notion of imperial liaison ...
    Fay, C.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 6 Nov 1924, 301-310   Three aspects of the labour situation in Great Britain: the labour situation ...
  • Canada's Immigration Problems
    White, The Right Hon. Sir Thomas, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 18 Oct 1928, 213-224     The widespread interest of Canada's immigration problem. The speaker's intention to discuss only the broader national aspects of the problem: Canada's present situation as to population; the question of need for immigration; if needed, upon what scale and of what kind; sources from which to draw immigration; polices and measures ...
    White, The Right Hon. Sir Thomas, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 18 Oct 1928, 213-224   The widespread interest of Canada's immigration problem. The speaker's intention to discuss ...
  • Citizenship
    Devonshire, His Excellency the Duke of, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1921), 11 Nov 1920, 407-416     [The Doxology was sung instead on the National Anthem on this, Armistice Day.] Reference to Armistice Day and what its observance means. The bitter disappointment that still throughout vast areas of Europe a conditions prevails not only of war, but of war in its most aggravated form. Continuing on the ...
    Devonshire, His Excellency the Duke of, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1921), 11 Nov 1920, 407-416   [The Doxology was sung instead on the National Anthem on this, Armistice ...
  • Recent Developments in University Education in Great Britain
    Windle, Sir Bertram, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1921), 5 Feb 1920, 53-63     Some remarks in reference to the War. The desire that there shall be no more war. The likelihood of that realization. University reconstruction that follows after wars. The policy of founding and fostering Universities in Prussia after the reverses that country suffered some 100 years ago. The aim at that ...
    Windle, Sir Bertram, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1921), 5 Feb 1920, 53-63   Some remarks in reference to the War. The desire that there shall ...
  • The World's Financial Situation
    Paish, Sir George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1921), 29 Jan 1920, 36-52     The importance of the British people to stand together for success and prosperity, to carry the world to a better time. Consequences of not standing together. The salvation of the present situation in no small measure dependent upon the British Race. The grave economic conditions of the world. How the ...
    Paish, Sir George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1921), 29 Jan 1920, 36-52   The importance of the British people to stand together for success and ...
  • After War, Peace Complications, From the Viewpoint of Europe
    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 ...
    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 ...
  • A Sane Scheme of Colonization
    Magrath, C.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 15 Mar 1928, 83-94     The time for Canada to courageously take hold of the colonizing of this country, using its credit to that end. The asset that newcomers will be to Canada. Some personal background of the speaker. The story of the Galts and the colonization of the territory from Guelph to Goderich. The ...
    Magrath, C.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 15 Mar 1928, 83-94   The time for Canada to courageously take hold of the colonizing of ...
  • The League of Nations and International Labour Conference Geneva, 1921
    Parsons, S.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 26 Jan 1922, 1-20     Conditions in Great Britain as seen by the speaker, especially with regard to unemployment. The issue of unemployment insurance, for Great Britain and in Canada. The need for Great Britain to maintain and increase her export trade if she is going to maintain her supremacy as one of the great ...
    Parsons, S.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 26 Jan 1922, 1-20   Conditions in Great Britain as seen by the speaker, especially with regard ...
  • Conditions in Britain and Europe
    Ferguson, Hon. G. Howard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 4 Oct 1928, 197-209     Impressions gathered by the speaker from his visit last summer to France, Switzerland, Germany, Denmark, Holland, Sweden and Norway. The outstanding progress being made by the German people. Examples of industry, efficiency, full employment, and hard work by the Germans. Agriculture in Denmark. The Danish educational system. Patriotism to be ...
    Ferguson, Hon. G. Howard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 4 Oct 1928, 197-209   Impressions gathered by the speaker from his visit last summer to France, ...
  • Overseas Settlement
    Lovat, Major General Lord, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 22 Aug 1928, 179-184     The progress or consolidation of the Empire that has been going on in the last year or two. The last three years fraught with significance for the future: a review. The 1926 Imperial Conference. Lord Balfour's definition of the status of the dominions. 1927 a year devoted by the dominions ...
    Lovat, Major General Lord, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 22 Aug 1928, 179-184   The progress or consolidation of the Empire that has been going on ...
  • British Industry: Anglo-Canadian and Empire Trade
    Field, F.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 5 May 1921, 192-203     The position of the industrial conditions in England. Trade relations between Canada and the Old Land. A few words about the development between the foreign units of the Empire. The speaker's recent return to England, Scotland and Wales, visiting more than 40 plants, talking and meeting with industrial and commercial ...
    Field, F.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 5 May 1921, 192-203   The position of the industrial conditions in England. Trade relations between Canada ...
  • Some Impressions of Empire Settlement
    Noxon, W.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 21 Sep 1922, 208-226     Now a time when cohesive interest and co-operative effort essential to the good of the Empire. The duties of the speaker's office, the key-note being one of service. Three bonds which have attached the speaker to Great Britain: the natural bond of inherited instinct; the bond of sentiment which he ...
    Noxon, W.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 21 Sep 1922, 208-226   Now a time when cohesive interest and co-operative effort essential to the ...
  • The Outlook for Canada
    Hodgins, J.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 13 Apr 1922, 131-143     Some personal reminiscences. Laying some ghosts; having enough of pessimism. The situation in Germany, France, and United States, and England, and how it came to be so. The speaker being appalled at the utter ignorance of Canadians of their own situation. Up to us to find our destiny upon the ...
    Hodgins, J.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 13 Apr 1922, 131-143   Some personal reminiscences. Laying some ghosts; having enough of pessimism. The situation ...
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