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  • Decade: 1910-1919
  • The Control of Public Utilities
    Hibbard, Lieut.-Col. F.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1912), 28 Feb 1910, 209-217     Mistaken ideas as to the purport or range of duties of the Public Utilities Commission. Drawing our attention to some of the marked modern tendencies in social and economic organization. The growth of very great cities. The demand and response to that demand for increased and increasing transportation facilities. The ...
    Hibbard, Lieut.-Col. F.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1912), 28 Feb 1910, 209-217   Mistaken ideas as to the purport or range of duties of the ...
  • The Imperial Significance of the Capture of Jerusalem
    Gould, Rev. Canon, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 20 Dec 1917, 60-69     The speaker's knowledge of the land of Palestine and the city of Jerusalem. Three out of five of the most prominent places in the country captured by the British forces. This area considered from a military operations standpoint, in some detail. The factor of weather conditions in Palestine. The Imperial ...
    Gould, Rev. Canon, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 20 Dec 1917, 60-69   The speaker's knowledge of the land of Palestine and the city of ...
  • Experiences of a Canadian Aviator in France
    Bishop, Major, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 10 Jan 1918, 70-85     The speaker's own experiences to show more or less what men in war go through. The life of the trenches. The life of a soldier when not on duty. Trying, when on the ground, to forget the work that has to be carried out in the air. The life of ...
    Bishop, Major, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 10 Jan 1918, 70-85   The speaker's own experiences to show more or less what men in ...
  • The Artillery at Passchendaele
    Massie, Major Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 17 Jan 1918, 86-96     the work this year at the front. Increases in terms of shell fire and difficulty over 1916. Daily casualties. Worsening ground conditions. The exceedingly good work done by other branches of the service such as aeroplane observation, medical corps, engineers and transport, with specific instances. The speaker's personal experience of ...
    Massie, Major Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 17 Jan 1918, 86-96   the work this year at the front. Increases in terms of shell ...
  • Experiences of an Infantryman at the Front
    Mavor, Major Wilfrid, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 31 Jan 1918, 97-102     What happens in a definite period from one big event to another. A sketch of the period in France from the time of Vimy Ridge until the Canadian corps was again allowed to go over the top. Casualties suffered during the offensive at Vimy Ridge. Disorganization when sent out to ...
    Mavor, Major Wilfrid, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 31 Jan 1918, 97-102   What happens in a definite period from one big event to another. ...
  • National and Social Reconstruction in Britain
    Davies, Rev. Trevor H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 7 Feb 1918, 103-111     A deepening consciousness of the significance and meaning of Empire over the last three years. Some words on Empire, and the British Empire. Considering now the spiritual unity of the British Empire. The most important social question that is facing Britain today: the movement for the greater equalizations of status ...
    Davies, Rev. Trevor H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 7 Feb 1918, 103-111   A deepening consciousness of the significance and meaning of Empire over the ...
  • Watching the Enemy
    Baldensperger, Capt. Fernan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 15 Feb 1918, 112-122     Comparing the early days of the war to the current situation. Knowing what we are about, and that we must carry it to the end. The years prior to the war. Signs of war as early as 1907. The symptoms of German preparedness half veiled from our eyes. One of ...
    Baldensperger, Capt. Fernan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 15 Feb 1918, 112-122   Comparing the early days of the war to the current situation. Knowing ...
  • Victorious Peace
    Smith, Walter George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 21 Feb 1918, 123-130     The principles upon which, and upon which only, peace can be made with the Central Powers of Europe, as stated by the President of the United States in his last address to Congress. The inception of this war based on the motive of robbery, and in its conduct has been ...
    Smith, Walter George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 21 Feb 1918, 123-130   The principles upon which, and upon which only, peace can be made ...
  • Civil Service Reform
    Wrong, Prof. G.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 28 Feb 1918, 131-139     Abolishing patronage, and why it should be abolished. What patronage means. The evils from patronage that we have in Canada. How and why Canada's patronage is so much worse than in the United States. Consequences of patronage. Inefficiencies and costs of patronage. Instances and illustrative anecdotes of patronage. The speaker's ...
    Wrong, Prof. G.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 28 Feb 1918, 131-139   Abolishing patronage, and why it should be abolished. What patronage means. The ...
  • The Importance of the Mesopotamian Campaign to the British Empire
    McClain, B.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 7 Mar 1918, 140-150     The need for the different portions of the British Empire to take a larger and deeper interest in the other parts as something that has become evident throughout the war. Linking up the East and the West. India's troops, sent forth at the outbreak of the war to Persia. The ...
    McClain, B.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 7 Mar 1918, 140-150   The need for the different portions of the British Empire to take ...
  • The Present Outlook and a Parallel
    Denison, Col. G.T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 14 Mar 1918, 151-160     No time for pessimism. Now a more serious outlook than at any time since the battle of the Marne. The Germans' success in getting control of almost the whole of the eastern part of Europe. The secret of the intrigues that led to the breaking down of Rumania and Russia. ...
    Denison, Col. G.T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 14 Mar 1918, 151-160   No time for pessimism. Now a more serious outlook than at any ...
  • Denmark and the War
    Bech, George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 21 Mar 1918, 161-175     Interest in Denmark by Canada. The many difficulties through which Denmark has passed in these war years. Denmark's present economic and political status. A consideration of the period that has passed since the early sixties when those two States against which the allied nations now defend themselves took away from ...
    Bech, George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 21 Mar 1918, 161-175   Interest in Denmark by Canada. The many difficulties through which Denmark has ...
  • The British Front in the Great Offensive
    MacKendrick, Lieut.-Col. W.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 27 Mar 1918, 176-187     The speaker's experiences in road building, and how he applied that in France. A detailed description of his experiences in France. A description of the roads built, and of what they were made. How materials were obtained. Obtaining and training the men who did the building of the roads. The ...
    MacKendrick, Lieut.-Col. W.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 27 Mar 1918, 176-187   The speaker's experiences in road building, and how he applied that in ...
  • The Canadian Army As I Saw It
    Neil, Rev. Dr. John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 8 Apr 1918, 188-199     The speaker's recent return from overseas, where he was sent by the Military Service Board of the Presbyterian Church to convey greetings to the chaplains and the men. The address is a detailed description of that visit to Great Britain and France, where he saw the Canadian forces in training ...
    Neil, Rev. Dr. John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 8 Apr 1918, 188-199   The speaker's recent return from overseas, where he was sent by the ...
  • The Food Situation Overseas
    Colby, Hon. Everett, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 10 Apr 1918, 200-207     The speaker addresses his audience as a member of a Commission to proceed overseas and study the food situation at first hand, with the purpose of undertaking active propaganda work throughout the United States. The speaker's experience at Vimy Ridge just a very few weeks ago. Speaking of the food ...
    Colby, Hon. Everett, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 10 Apr 1918, 200-207   The speaker addresses his audience as a member of a Commission to ...
  • Red Cross Work Overseas
    Belmont, Mrs. August, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 17 Apr 1918, 208-215     The speaker's recent return from a five-month visit to Europe. The speaker's war work in France and Belgium; her visit to London and what she found there. Effect of the raids on the lives of the people of London. The speaker's three foremost impressions: the spirit of the French soldier ...
    Belmont, Mrs. August, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 17 Apr 1918, 208-215   The speaker's recent return from a five-month visit to Europe. The speaker's ...
  • The Finance of the War
    Walker, Sir Edmund, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 25 Apr 1918, 216-225     Now at the gravest moment in the history of civilization. What we are fighting for. Trade balances in 1913 when our fiscal year ended on the 31st of March compared with figures from last year. The importance of trade figures with the United States. Our immediate problem to manufacture and ...
    Walker, Sir Edmund, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 25 Apr 1918, 216-225   Now at the gravest moment in the history of civilization. What we ...
  • China—Its People and Their Life
    Johns, Professor Alfred, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 2 May 1918, 226-234     Some small share in the doings of our Empire, especially during the last four years, by those located in that far-away-corner of the world, Western China. The pro-German nature of China when the war broke out. China's lot thrown in with the Allies after 2-1/2 years of war, and to ...
    Johns, Professor Alfred, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 2 May 1918, 226-234   Some small share in the doings of our Empire, especially during the ...
  • Experiences at the Front
    Peat, Private, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 7 May 1918, 235-240     Assuring "you fathers and brothers and cousins of those who are right now demonstrating the fact that chivalry and honor and nobility of character are in no sense dead, that no man can pass through such experiences without benefit to his soul qualities." The hellish conditions created by the exigencies ...
    Peat, Private, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 7 May 1918, 235-240   Assuring "you fathers and brothers and cousins of those who are right ...
  • British Sea Power
    Wright, Councillor Peter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 18 Oct 1919, 346-359     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the Kiwanis Club, Under Auspices of the Navy League of Canada. The Toronto Male Chorus first "enlivened the proceedings with several songs." Mr. Wright: The meaning of the song "Britannia Rules the Waves." Realizing what the navy has done during ...
    Wright, Councillor Peter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 18 Oct 1919, 346-359   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the Kiwanis ...
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