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  • Groups: The Empire Club of Canada Addresses
  • Decade: 1920-1929
  • Imperial Co-operation
    Amery, the Right Honourable L.C.S.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 19 Jan 1928, 1-10     The impossibility of separating the growth of Canada's national life from the development of the British Empire. A brief historical review of Canada as part of the British Empire. The influence of the United Empire Loyalists and their descendants upon the whole conception of a united Empire in Great Britain, ...
    Amery, the Right Honourable L.C.S.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 19 Jan 1928, 1-10   The impossibility of separating the growth of Canada's national life from the ...
  • The Royal Mounted Police in the Arctic
    Steele, Captain Howard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 26 Jan 1928, 11-29     A brief historical review of the Mounted Police (formerly The Royal North-West Mounted Police) in the Arctic or sub-Arctic since 1894 when the first detachment was sent to the Yukon just before the great gold rush. The speaker relates the story of why the Mounted Police were sent there, and ...
    Steele, Captain Howard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 26 Jan 1928, 11-29   A brief historical review of the Mounted Police (formerly The Royal North-West ...
  • International Trading in Grain
    Magill, Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 2 Feb 1928, 30-37     The importance of wheat in our financial structure. The marketing of grain. Details of the current Canadian crop of wheat, with figures. Difficulties encountered in selling Canadian wheat to the world. The status of Canada's wheat markets. Consequences of the aftermath of war in Europe, especially with regard to trade ...
    Magill, Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 2 Feb 1928, 30-37   The importance of wheat in our financial structure. The marketing of grain. ...
  • Thomas Hardy
    Edgar, Professor Pelham, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 9 Feb 1928, 38-46     Reasons why the names of Haig and Hardy will live on. An estimate of Hardy's reach of power and of his limitations. Hardy's death now leaving us without a recognized leader. Confronting some of the facts and problems of his career. A review of many of Hardy's works, such as ...
    Edgar, Professor Pelham, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 9 Feb 1928, 38-46   Reasons why the names of Haig and Hardy will live on. An ...
  • Humour
    Hicks, Seymour, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 16 Feb 1928, 47-55     The theatre in its relation to the life of the Empire. Effects of the war on the theatre in England. Our greatest heritage of language. Some comments on "movie talk." Sending over good actors with the best companies to play the English classics for the young Canadian people as one ...
    Hicks, Seymour, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 16 Feb 1928, 47-55   The theatre in its relation to the life of the Empire. Effects ...
  • The Nineteen Twenty-Eight Budget
    Sandwell, Bernard K., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 23 Feb 1928, 56-68     Views of a very mixed character about the budget. The excessively political nature of budgets in Canada. The budget as it effects changes in the fiscal system. The chief changes as far as the tariff is concerned appearing to be in the textile schedules, and one or two other smaller ...
    Sandwell, Bernard K., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 23 Feb 1928, 56-68   Views of a very mixed character about the budget. The excessively political ...
  • The Assault on Everest
    Odell, N.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 1 Mar 1928, 69-82     This address was accompanied by lantern slides. Some background and history of Mount Everest expeditions from 1892. A few details of the first two expeditions. A detailed description of the third expedition of 1924, with which the speaker was associated. Included are facts and figures about the mountain and the ...
    Odell, N.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 1 Mar 1928, 69-82   This address was accompanied by lantern slides. Some background and history of ...
  • 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 St. Lawrence Deep Waterway Project: A Canadian View of Its Economic Aspects
    Goforth, Professor W.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 22 Mar 1928, 95-109     An assurance of the support from Montreal engineers, lawyers, business men and even a few academics for the great scheme of improved communication and electrical development of the St. Lawrence. Some comments on the controversy surrounding the project. Considerations that have been made in studying and scrutinizing the potential advantages ...
    Goforth, Professor W.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 22 Mar 1928, 95-109   An assurance of the support from Montreal engineers, lawyers, business men and ...
  • the Influence of Music on the Community
    Branscombe, Edward, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 28 Mar 1928, 110-124     Mr. Branscombe was accompanied by his choir of men and boys, The Westminster Glee Singers. Our awareness of what music can do. The spiritual aspect of music. The enormous power that music has in religious observances and ceremonies. Music as the most potent former of character that the world knows. ...
    Branscombe, Edward, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 28 Mar 1928, 110-124   Mr. Branscombe was accompanied by his choir of men and boys, The ...
  • Energy and Common Sense in Education and Empire
    Rowntree, Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 5 Apr 1928, 125-132     The two qualities of energy and common sense which we can see in the British people through many of the crises of British history. A look back at the history of education in the Old Country for 100 years. A discussion of two characteristics of English education at the present ...
    Rowntree, Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 5 Apr 1928, 125-132   The two qualities of energy and common sense which we can see ...
  • World Politics of Canada and the Empire
    Munro, Dr. H.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 12 Apr 1928, 133-143     The importance of world politics for Canada. Canada as a nation and internationalized, and today bearing her share of international responsibility. The study of international affairs as a kind of science. Attempting to find the fundamental principles that underlie the life of nations. A discussion of some of these principles. ...
    Munro, Dr. H.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 12 Apr 1928, 133-143   The importance of world politics for Canada. Canada as a nation and ...
  • Our Responsibility to the English Speaking Theatre
    Hamilton, Clayton, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 19 Apr 1928, 144-156     The drama which is enacted in the theatre from the point of view of the playwrights, directors, actors or producers. The audience as partners in the theatre business and collaborators in the creation of dramatic art. The public the only partner which furnishes the capital on which alone the business ...
    Hamilton, Clayton, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 19 Apr 1928, 144-156   The drama which is enacted in the theatre from the point of ...
  • What Is To Become of China?
    White, Right Rev. W.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 26 Apr 1928, 157-172     Speculations and suggestions about China that have been made in the past. Remarks about intervention in China. Exploitation of China which has brought about the situation which has stirred China into new life and to a present situation of great promise. The nationalist movement in China. A review of major ...
    White, Right Rev. W.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 26 Apr 1928, 157-172   Speculations and suggestions about China that have been made in the past. ...
  • Good Citizenship
    Draper, Brig. Gen. D.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 3 May 1928, 173-178     Some facts of the speaker's personal background and history. Loyalty to the British Empire as one requisite of good citizenship in Canada. Being good Canadians and what that means. The importance of Canadian citizens to be of a high character and endowed with true and loyal patriotism, educated to conserve ...
    Draper, Brig. Gen. D.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 3 May 1928, 173-178   Some facts of the speaker's personal background and history. Loyalty to the ...
  • 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 ...
  • Industrial Conditions in the Homeland
    MacMillan, Right Hon. Hugh P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 19 Sep 1928, 185-196     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. A series of incidence in the speaker's life over the last 48 hours which together seem to him to be typical of the life of Canada. Sentiment and adventure, industry and enterprise, and admiration for the beautiful ...
    MacMillan, Right Hon. Hugh P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 19 Sep 1928, 185-196   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian ...
  • 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, ...
  • A Gilbert and Sullivan Repertoire
    Hobbs, Frederick and The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 11 Oct 1928, 210-212     Performance by members of the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company, who are presenting in Toronto this week the delightful operas of Gilbert and Sullivan. Mr. Hobbs introduces the Company and talks about letting people in the Old Country know about Canada.
    Hobbs, Frederick and The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 11 Oct 1928, 210-212   Performance by members of the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company, who are presenting ...
  • 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 ...
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