EST. 1903 - Presenting global influential leaders from business, labour, education & government through events
Hunter, Captain A.T.; Champion, T.E.
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Captain A.T. Hunter:
An examination of our obligations and our means of settlement with regard to matters of Imperial defence. The three traditional forms of defence: men, money and ships. Confusion over obligations. The speaker's opposition to the idea of giving a battleship; that we should start now to constantly increase our collection of marine police and battleships or cruisers and be ready to lend them on short notice for the Empire's defence. The issues of money and men. A few suggestions. Canadians to decide what will be the best contribution of men, and to send the best. Having to look outside of our military organization in the future. The speaker's proposition with regard to qualifications for Canadian Militia.
Mr. T.E. Champion
The speaker's agreement with what Captain Hunter said about the selfishness of Canadians and about the vast amount of lip loyalty they have given and the miserable parsimonious policy of our people. The need for Canada to show its loyalty. Canada's duty and privilege to help maintain the defence of the Empire.