Posts Tagged ‘ Tommy Douglas ’

Can “socialism” in Canada (er I mean “social democracy”) be any inspiration for Joe Biden’s USA today?

Nov 18th, 2020 | By | Category: Key Current Issues

FROM RANDALL WHITE, FERNWOOD PARK, TORONTO, WED 18 NOV 2020 : Sophia A. Nelson (who might qualify as one seasoned guide to the new political middle ground many Americans apparently now yearn for) published an interesting piece on the Daily Beast site this past Sunday. Her article is called “The Authoritarian Threat in This Country […]



Canadian flag to Parti Québécois government, 1963—1976

Dec 23rd, 2018 | By | Category: Heritage Now

Some would characterize the Nobel Peace Prize winner Lester “Mike” Pearson’s comparatively short prime ministerial career (1963—68) as the time when Canada’s long-incubating federal welfare state achieved its ultimate modern fruition. Others would allude to one of “the most influential commissions in Canadian history, the Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism (1963—69),” which “brought about […]