Vladimir Putin

Ryrie, Sir Granville

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Details of the speaker's journey to Canada. Some impressions of Canada. Some comparisons between Australia and Canada, between Sydney and Melbourne and Toronto and Montreal. The Future of the Empire. The speaker's dislike for the term "Commonwealth of Nations" as opposed to the British Empire. Ample signs that the British Empire is not decadent. Why the British Empire is such a great empire. The small minority of people in Australia and Canada who do not honour the flag of Great Britain. A look back at the Great War. What Australia did in preparation for the war to help the Old Country at that time. Matters affecting the Empire since the war. Giving credit to Ramsay MacDonald. Work accomplished at the Lausanne Conference. Economic optimism for Australia, and for the British Empire. A few words with regard to the Conference in Ottawa.