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Unformatted text preview: New forms of municipal government o Liberals modern party in the 50s Completing the Welfare State 1951- old age security o All Canadians over 70 received a 40 dollar flat rate o Had to loved in Canada for 10 yrs 1951- old age assistance act o Administered by a needs test 1956 unemployment assistance act o Resources one had vs. needs to be met 1957- hospital insurance and diagnostic services act o Set up for provinces to become involved in a cost sharing program o Feds promised hospitals to be payed for o 6 provinces with half pop to sign on- empty promise The Creation of the NDP Two important figures- tommy Douglas and david lewis Cold war challenges to social democracy Changing the parties programmatic course and increased ties to unions From the Regina manifesto(1933) to Winnipeg declaration(1956)...
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