23 Mar Prairie Giant

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For more than 50 years, his unwavering commitment to social justice, his brilliant political acumen and pugnacious charm earned Tommy Douglas both the love and respect of millions of Canadians. Many of the things we now take for granted – government insurance, the 8-hour work day, government funding for the arts and, most importantly universal health care – were first introduced in Canada by Tommy Douglas. Prairie Giant: The Tommy Douglas Story follows Tommy Douglas’ path from 1930-1961.