The Future of Medicare by Tommy Douglas
Another Dominion Institute survey by Ipsos Reid released this week for Canada's 142nd birthday found that while 88 per cent of Canadians polled recognized pop star Celine Dion's photo, 77 per cent Wayne Gretzky's image, and 73 per cent could identify former prime minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau, only 19 per cent were able to name father of Medicare Tommy Douglas and 27 per cent Metis leader Louis Riel from their photos, and substantially fewer than half recognized either Canada's first prime minister Sir John A. Macdonald (41 per cent) whose visage graces the $10 bill, or current Governor General Michaelle Jean (49 per cent).
Medicare's 50th Anniversary: The Future of Medicare by Tommy Douglas
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When asked about the letter, Horwath said NDP father of medicare Tommy Douglas also believed getting out of debt should be a priority so that more money could go into policies that help people rather than interest payments.
Thomas Clement "Tommy" Douglas, PC ..
That means it’s up to the provinces to take on the heavy lifting of reform. Father of medicare Tommy Douglas always said that medicare would be implemented in two stages.