Canada at War: Speeches Delivered by Robert Borden in Canada and the United Kingdom

This booklet contains a collection of speeches given by Prime Minister Robert L. Borden at locations in Toronto, Ottawa, and London (UK) throughout the summer of 1918.

Canada at War: Imperial Conference, 1917

Prime Minister Robert Borden gave this speech to the House of Commons, commenting on the Imperial War Conference of 1917.

Robert Borden in New York

In this speech given to the Lawyers' Club of New York City in November 1916, Prime Minister Robert L. Borden discusses the relationship between Canada and the United States.

Canada at War: Special Session of the Dominion Parliament, 1914

In this speech before a special session of the Dominion parliament in August of 1914, Prime Minister Robert Borden considers emergency measures to be adopted by the government in response to the outbreak of war in Europe.

The Lord Mayor's Luncheon in Honour of the Prime Minister of Canada

This speech, including addresses by Prime Minister's Churchill and King, discusses Canada's place at the side of Britain and her continued devotion to the Allied war effort.

Servitude or Freedom: The Present Position of the War

In this speech to the Canadian Club of Ottawa, Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King outlines a recent trip to Great Britain, emphasizing the Canadian contribution to the war and the respect for Canada expressed by the people of Britain.

What Canada is Doing: A Tribute to the Canadian People

This speech made by Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King in the House of Commons, outlines the great contribution of the Canadian people to the war effort, particularly on the home front, and expresses gratitude to the people of the United States for their contributions.

The War: The German Army

Part of a series, this issue of La Guerre examines the German army.

Democracy in the Modern World

These three addresses by Senator Claude Pepper, made before the Canadian Clubs of Toronto and Ottawa, and the Empire Parliamentary Association of Toronto, address the meaning of "Democracy in the Modern World" in the face of the war.


The Dieppe raid was launched on the northern coast of France in August of 1942. Over 6000 infantrymen, predominantly Canadians, took part. Half of them returned to England without having accomplished their objectives; the rest were killed or captured. Bob Bowman, an overseas correspondent with the CBC, detailed the event in this pamphlet for the Canadian public.

Dieppe.1942.pdf (4.97 MB)