The fight for medicare in Saskatchewan

Medicare in Canada didn't drop from the sky from the Canadian government. It started with a major struggle in Saskatchewan by Tommy Douglas's CCF government. This NFB video summarizes the background and circumstances of this struggle

The fight for medicare in Saskatchewan

9 thoughts on “The fight for medicare in Saskatchewan

  1. If the Canadians did not like their health care system I am sure that the for-profit heath care insurance industry would be more than happy to step in and reap the profits.

  2. The right wing governments in the UK have in recent years managed to privatize the nhs (national health service) via the salami tactic (slice by slice).

  3. Always wondered what happened to the guy with the fedora, calling down the government…and the goon with the skull cap and chinese style costume…

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