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April 28, 2006
Media Advisory - City to name street in honour of Tommy Douglas
  
Mayor David Miller and Councillor Howard Moscoe (Ward 15, Eglinton-Lawrence) will be joined by family and friends of the Honourable Tommy C. Douglas, P.C. at a ceremony to unveil the street sign that will bear his name.

Date: Saturday, April 29
Time: 1 p.m.
Location: Roselawn Avenue, east of Dufferin Street

Tommy Douglas was the first Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (C.C.F.) premier of Saskatchewan (1944), whose ground-breaking legislation included a labour code that guaranteed the right of collective bargaining (1944), extension of the vote to all Native peoples (1946), and, of course, the introduction of government-funded medicare in Saskatchewan (1959).


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