Tommy douglas

Jagmeet Singh's unique bid to inherit the aura of Jack Layton and Tommy Douglas

Jagmeet Singh's unique bid to inherit the aura of Jack Layton and Tommy Douglas

He was also known for his retelling of the fable of "Mouseland", likens the majority of voters as mice, and how they either elect black or white cats as their politicians, but never their own mice: meaning that workers and their general interests were not being served by electing wealthy politicians from the Liberal or Conservative parties (black and white cats), and that only a party from their class (mice), originally the CCF, later the NDP, could serve their interests (mice).

Tommy Douglas led the first Socialist Government elected in Canada and is recognized as the father of socialized medicine. The party is now known as the NDP.

Tommy Douglas..founded Medicare

Tommy Douglas - During his 42 years in politics, Tommy Douglas proved himself as an outstanding Canadian leader. He is largely responsible for our central banking, old age pensions, unemployment insurance, and our universal Medicare.

Douglas was the first socialist leader of a government on this continent. He was the first leader of the federal NDP. He was the father of medicare in Canada. It is hard to imagine a figure more important to the development of the NDP and to socialism in Canada. History has been kind to Tommy Douglas, though he never became Prime Minister, and he is as highly regarded by the general public now as ever before.

Tommy DOuglas, Leader of the CCF Party and father of Medicare Also he's related to Donald and Keifer Sutherland.

Tommy Douglas Premier of Saskatchewan  1944-1961- 1st leader of the NDP Party  Kiefer Sutherland's grandfather (A man that should have been Prime Minister of Canada!)

Tommy Douglas in Ottawa in a October Big, new ideas like his universal healthcare introduced while Saskatchewan premier are rarely w.

Tommy Douglas  Beloved Canadian politician and considered the father of our healthcare system.

Tommy Douglas Premier of Saskatchewan. First leader of the of the Federal New Democratic Party. Introduced universal public medical care to Canada. Voted the "Greatest Canadian Ever" in a recent CBC poll. Weyburn Lodge No.

Tommy Douglas - During his 42 years in politics, Tommy Douglas proved himself as an outstanding Canadian leader. He is largely responsible for our central banking, old age pensions, unemployment insurance, and our universal Medicare.

Who Was The Father of Medicare in Canada?

Grateful for Tommy Douglas for giving us public health care! One reason why I love being Canadian

Prairie Giant: The Tommy Douglas Story

With Kristin Booth, George Alexander, Ryland Alexander, Kent Allen. A mini-series based on the work of Canadian political icon Tommy Douglas.

Tommy Douglas. a great Canadian

My favourite quote by the founding father of Medicare and the NDP Tommy Douglas.

Tommy Douglas - the father of Medicare in Canada - winner of Greatest Canadian vote in 2005 - grandfather of Kiefer Sutherland.  Lived in Winnipeg as a child.  Witnessed the 1919 General Strike at the age of 15.

The Greatest Canadian. How Tommy Douglas fought for and won universal health care.

Father of Medicare - Tommy Douglas - lived in this modest home in Regina.

Father of Medicare - Tommy Douglas - lived in this modest home in Regina.

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