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Tommy Douglas – (October 20, 1904 – February 24, 1986) was a prominent Canadian Social Democratic politician. Douglas was the leader of the Saskatchewan Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF) from 1942 and the seventh Premier of Saskatchewan from 1944 to 1961, he led the first socialist government in North America and introduced universal public medicare to Canada. When the New
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Unformatted text preview: Democratic Party was formed he was elected as the first federal leader and served from 1961-1971. It is interesting to note that Douglas’ grandson Kiefer Sutherland, a famous American actor in the hit show 24. It 2004 he was voted the “Greatest Canadian” by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation....
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  • Spring '08
  • pelletier
  • New Democratic Party, Tommy Douglas, Social Democratic politician, Saskatchewan Co-operative Commonwealth, Saskatchewan Co-operative Commonwealth Federation
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