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.
Tommy Douglas remembered
Tommy DOuglas, Leader of the CCF Party and father of Medicare
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!)
The Story of Mouseland: As told by Tommy Douglas in 1944. Introduced by his grandson, actor Kiefer Sutherland. (You can read the text of this classic speech here: http://www.dcf.ca/en/mouseland.htm )
Tommy Douglas, Saskatchewan politician that formed the 1st socialist govt in North America & who founded the Canadian universal healthcare system.
Grateful for Tommy Douglas for giving us public health care! One reason why I love being Canadian
Father of Medicare - Tommy Douglas - lived in this modest home in Regina.
Prairie Giant: The Tommy Douglas Story