EST. 1903 - Presenting global influential leaders from business, labour, education & government through events
Cameron, Lieut.-Col. Sir Douglas
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The speaker's purpose "to make some reference to the country in which we live, its resources and potential wealth, so that we may feel called upon here and now to make the greatest sacrifices that Britons have ever made; and theirs is a history of devotion and sacrifice for the upbuilding of great ideals." Going with the speaker in imagination across Canada to look at our natural resources. A look at the history of our mother country. The British navy as a sure shield and protector for the British Empire and for democracy and humanity in this titanic struggle. What we find in the countries of the British Empire in terms of law and order, social development, education, comparative peace. Now joined by the other half of the Anglo-Saxon race in this mighty conflict. Canada's position. The need to call out our every resource, to contribute all the man-power we have, to reinforce the gallant civilian soldiers who have been carrying on the fight for liberty in Flanders. Up to the people to bring pressure upon those who lead them. The deeds that call out to us to put forth our greatest effort in furnishing men first, and afterwards material.