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  • Progress in Civil Aviation
    Progress in Civil Aviation
    text  Brancker, Sir Sefton, Progress in Civil Aviation, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 22 Mar 1926, 116-127     Toronto leading the way in Canadian Aviation. Airplane grounds in the area: Armour Heights, Leaside, and Camp Borden; a flourishing aircraft factory; a cadet school at the University. The Ontario Government leading the way by employing an air service for forest protection and survey, possibly the largest in the world. ...
    text  Brancker, Sir Sefton, Progress in Civil Aviation, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 22 Mar 1926, 116-127   Toronto leading the way in Canadian Aviation. Airplane grounds in the area: Armour Heights, Leaside, and Camp Borden; a flourishing aircraft factory; a cadet school at the University. The Ontario ...
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  • The Function of the Toronto Industrial and Publicity Commission
    The Function of the Toronto Industrial and Publicity Commission
    text  Burton, C.L., The Function of the Toronto Industrial and Publicity Commission, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 4 Apr 1929, 149-159     The speaker begins by stating: "Our Mayor and Board of Control, our City Council, The Toronto Board of Trade, our Harbour Commissioners and various public bodies and corporations and citizens have declared for a greater Industrial Toronto. They have said the job of brining new industries to this City should ...
    text  Burton, C.L., The Function of the Toronto Industrial and Publicity Commission, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 4 Apr 1929, 149-159   The speaker begins by stating: "Our Mayor and Board of Control, our City Council, The Toronto Board of Trade, our Harbour Commissioners and various public bodies and corporations and citizens ...
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  • Canada's Immigration Problems
    Canada's Immigration Problems
    text  White, The Right Hon. Sir Thomas, Canada's Immigration Problems, 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 ...
    text  White, The Right Hon. Sir Thomas, Canada's Immigration Problems, 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 ...
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  • World Politics of Canada and the Empire
    World Politics of Canada and the Empire
    text  Munro, Dr. H.F., World Politics of Canada and the Empire, 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. ...
    text  Munro, Dr. H.F., World Politics of Canada and the Empire, 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 ...
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  • How Music Is Made
    How Music Is Made
    text  O'Hara, Geoffrey, How Music Is Made, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1928), 26 Jan 1927, 17-17     The synopsis of this address indicated that it was directed to show the natural, simple, character of popular music; its power of creating and fostering real culture; and imparting much happiness to the vast masses of the people. The message that music has for everyone. The power for good that ...
    text  O'Hara, Geoffrey, How Music Is Made, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1928), 26 Jan 1927, 17-17   The synopsis of this address indicated that it was directed to show the natural, simple, character of popular music; its power of creating and fostering real culture; and imparting much ...
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  • Life and Customs of Rural England
    Life and Customs of Rural England
    text  Turner, Philip J., Life and Customs of Rural England, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 4 Feb 1926, 34-40     The homeliness and peace about the English countryside that is not to be found elsewhere. The soul of England in the countryside. Rapid changes in English village life in recent years with the result that customs and institutions of even a decade ago are no longer familiar. Watching the old ...
    text  Turner, Philip J., Life and Customs of Rural England, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 4 Feb 1926, 34-40   The homeliness and peace about the English countryside that is not to be found elsewhere. The soul of England in the countryside. Rapid changes in English village life in recent ...
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  • The Music of the People
    The Music of the People
    text  Gibbon, J. Murray, The Music of the People, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 31 Oct 1929, 278-288     The speaker was assisted by Miss Mary Frances James, Soprano; Mr. Herbert Hewitson, Tenor; and Mr. Harold Eustace Key, Pianist. Mr. Hewitson begins with a solo. A discussion of folksong. Folk music in Toronto, with examples. Folktunes which familiar to the audience. Hymns that are folktunes, with illustrative examples. The ...
    text  Gibbon, J. Murray, The Music of the People, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 31 Oct 1929, 278-288   The speaker was assisted by Miss Mary Frances James, Soprano; Mr. Herbert Hewitson, Tenor; and Mr. Harold Eustace Key, Pianist. Mr. Hewitson begins with a solo. A discussion of folksong. ...
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  • The British Empire and Islam
    The British Empire and Islam
    text  Zwemer, Samuel M., The British Empire and Islam, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 18 Jan 1923, 1-13     The terms "British Empire" and "Islam" which both stand for great realities; for great spiritual realities; held together by ideals more than by constitutions, by-laws, or by political arrangements. Differences in origin and scope and power, yet with many crossing lines. Outline of the address: a consideration of the Dominions ...
    text  Zwemer, Samuel M., The British Empire and Islam, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 18 Jan 1923, 1-13   The terms "British Empire" and "Islam" which both stand for great realities; for great spiritual realities; held together by ideals more than by constitutions, by-laws, or by political arrangements. Differences ...
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  • Some After-War Problems--Unemployment, Immigration, Reparations
    Some After-War Problems--Unemployment, Immigration, Reparations
    text  Horne, Right Hon. Sir Robert, Some After-War Problems--Unemployment, Immigration, Reparations, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 25 Jan 1923, 14-25     ..., 1918; Minister of Labour, 1919; President of the Board of Trade, 1920-21 and...
    text  Horne, Right Hon. Sir Robert, Some After-War Problems--Unemployment, Immigration, Reparations, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 25 Jan 1923, 14-25   ..., 1918; Minister of Labour, 1919; President of the Board of Trade, 1920-21 and...
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  • Bonds of Commonwealth Life
    Bonds of Commonwealth Life
    text  Fry, Very Rev. Dean, Bonds of Commonwealth Life, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 1 Feb 1923, 26-32     ... text. The War of American Independence taught the ruling classes of England...
    text  Fry, Very Rev. Dean, Bonds of Commonwealth Life, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 1 Feb 1923, 26-32   ... text. The War of American Independence taught the ruling classes of England...
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  • Mineral Resources of Northern Ontario
    Mineral Resources of Northern Ontario
    text  Cole, Arthur A., Mineral Resources of Northern Ontario, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 8 Feb 1923, 33-44     A trip from Toronto to Northern Ontario, taken to appreciate the wonderful mineral storehouses that lie so close to our doors: a detailed description. The geology of the Cobalt Silver District, better understood now than it was in the early years of the camp's activities. Mining development now carried on ...
    text  Cole, Arthur A., Mineral Resources of Northern Ontario, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 8 Feb 1923, 33-44   A trip from Toronto to Northern Ontario, taken to appreciate the wonderful mineral storehouses that lie so close to our doors: a detailed description. The geology of the Cobalt Silver ...
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  • The European Situation
    The European Situation
    text  Foster, Sir George E., The European Situation, 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 ...
    text  Foster, Sir George E., The European Situation, 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; ...
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  • Songs of the Fleet
    Songs of the Fleet
    text  Newbolt, Sir Henry, Songs of the Fleet, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 22 Feb 1923, 67-79     ... capacity. But of course anything will do, as you know, as a text for a sermon...
    text  Newbolt, Sir Henry, Songs of the Fleet, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 22 Feb 1923, 67-79   ... capacity. But of course anything will do, as you know, as a text for a sermon...
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  • The Return of the Turk
    The Return of the Turk
    text  Hodder-Williams, Prof. Ralph, The Return of the Turk, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 22 Mar 1923, 90-105     ... 1920, put the matter in these words, which cannot easily have been forgotten...
    text  Hodder-Williams, Prof. Ralph, The Return of the Turk, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 22 Mar 1923, 90-105   ... 1920, put the matter in these words, which cannot easily have been forgotten...
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  • The Coal Situation
    The Coal Situation
    text  Moore, Dr. E.S., The Coal Situation, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 12 Apr 1923, 138-148     ... that the coal produced in the world in the year 1920, the last year for which...
    text  Moore, Dr. E.S., The Coal Situation, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 12 Apr 1923, 138-148   ... that the coal produced in the world in the year 1920, the last year for which...
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  • Oriental Immigration
    Oriental Immigration
    text  Nelson, John, Oriental Immigration, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 17 Apr 1923, 149-161     ..., and the following year 1,178. In 1920 there was a falling off although the...
    text  Nelson, John, Oriental Immigration, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 17 Apr 1923, 149-161   ..., and the following year 1,178. In 1920 there was a falling off although the...
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  • The Spirit and Cohesion of the Empire
    The Spirit and Cohesion of the Empire
    text  Harvey, Sir John Martin, The Spirit and Cohesion of the Empire, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 28 Apr 1921, 182-191     Making the all-red route starting from the east of Canada and going right across the continent, and then crossing down to Australia, India, Africa, and New Zealand. Now possible because there is a chain of theatres stretched from one end of Canada to the other. Encouraging actors in England to ...
    text  Harvey, Sir John Martin, The Spirit and Cohesion of the Empire, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 28 Apr 1921, 182-191   Making the all-red route starting from the east of Canada and going right across the continent, and then crossing down to Australia, India, Africa, and New Zealand. Now possible because ...
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  • The Mother of Parliaments
    The Mother of Parliaments
    text  Lowther, Right Hon. J.W., The Mother of Parliaments, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 14 Jun 1921, 204-214     Ways in which the House of Commons as a microcosm of the people of the United Kingdom. The House of Commons also mirroring some of the failings of the British People. The need for direction. Domestic legislation. An amusing comparison between Canada and Great Britain. The speaker's experience of 40 ...
    text  Lowther, Right Hon. J.W., The Mother of Parliaments, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 14 Jun 1921, 204-214   Ways in which the House of Commons as a microcosm of the people of the United Kingdom. The House of Commons also mirroring some of the failings of the British ...
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  • The Progress of Imperial Preference
    The Progress of Imperial Preference
    text  Morgan, Ben H., The Progress of Imperial Preference, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 1 Sep 1921, 215-226     A few thoughts on the present political and economic organization of the British Empire. Two streams of thought and action: one in the direction of Imperial Federation; another school of thought in the direction of autonomous government. The speaker's belief that Empire unity cannot be promoted by legislation. The true ...
    text  Morgan, Ben H., The Progress of Imperial Preference, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 1 Sep 1921, 215-226   A few thoughts on the present political and economic organization of the British Empire. Two streams of thought and action: one in the direction of Imperial Federation; another school of ...
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  • Difficulties and Opportunities of the British Empire
    Difficulties and Opportunities of the British Empire
    text  Gough, Rev. A.W., Difficulties and Opportunities of the British Empire, 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 ...
    text  Gough, Rev. A.W., Difficulties and Opportunities of the British Empire, 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 ...
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