Actor Kiefer Sutherland poses with a life-sized statue of his grandfather Tommy Douglas, in Weyburn, Sask. Douglas was the premier of Saskatchewan and the founder of medicare in Canada.

Canadian actor Kiefer Sutherland poses with a life-sized statue of his grandfather Tommy Douglas, in Weyburn, Saskatchewan. Douglas was the premier of Saskatchewan and the founder of universal free medicare in Canada.

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.

The Greatest Canadian. How Tommy Douglas fought for and won universal health care.

Tommy Douglas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Douglas resigned from provincial politics and sought election to the House of Commons in the riding of Regina City in but was defeated by Ken More. He was later elected in a by-election in the riding of Burnaby—Coquitlam, British Columbia.

Michael Therriault Picture

Michael Therriault Picture

Prairie Giant: The Tommy Douglas Story

With Kristin Booth, George Alexander, Ryland Alexander, Kent Allen. A mini-series based on the work of Canadian political icon Tommy Douglas.

Tommy Douglas, Saskatchewan politician that formed the 1st socialist govt in North America & who founded the Canadian universal healthcare system.

Tommy Douglas led the first Socialist Government elected in Canada and is recognized as the father of socialized medicine. The party is now known as the NDP.

Jagmeet Singh's unique bid to inherit the aura of Jack Layton and Tommy Douglas

Jagmeet Singh's unique bid to inherit the aura of Jack Layton and Tommy Douglas

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!)

Fight over secret Tommy Douglas file goes to top court

Tommy Douglas in Ottawa in a October Big, new ideas like his universal healthcare introduced while Saskatchewan premier are rarely w.

Tommy Douglas quotes: top famous quotes and sayings from Tommy Douglas

Tommy Douglas quotes: top famous quotes and sayings from Tommy Douglas

Tommy Douglas  Beloved Canadian politician and considered the father of our healthcare system. Grandfather of Keifer Sutherland.

Tommy Douglas Beloved Canadian politician and considered the father of our healthcare system. Grandfather of Keifer Sutherland.

Tommy Douglas..founded Medicare

Tommy Douglas - During his 42 years in politics, Tommy Douglas proved himself as an outstanding Canadian leader. He is largely responsible for our central banking, old age pensions, unemployment insurance, and our universal Medicare.

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