[BCAB] Election Day In Canada

Roger Woolgrove rawoolgrove at gmail.com
Tue Oct 22 12:50:07 BST 2019

Hi Brian,

Tommy Douglas had a daughter called Shirley Douglas.
Shirley Douglas married the actor Donald Sutherland and they had two 
A daughter who went off and became a doctor and a son who became an 
actor, Kieffer who plays Jack Bower.



On 22/10/2019 01:48, Brian K. Lingard wrote:
> Dear Roger & List:
> Not sure. I believe Tommy's Dad was a clergyman, Tommy had a clergy style of
> speaking.
> Brian K. Lingard
> Heard at lunch the liberals might win. Hope they do not get a majority, if
> they do, Canada will have a Public Debt approaching that of the USA.
> The US Controller-General, appointed for a term of 15-years, who hangs out
> in the G. A. O., periodically addresses Congress to remind them that if they
> keep borrowing like Drunken Sailors, some Monday morning when they hold the
> auction of T-bonds and T-bills, no one will show up to bid. Uncle Sam will
> have reached his credit limit, not even Loan Sharks will touch his
> offerings. Then what will they do?
> Brian K. Lingard
> From: Roger Woolgrove <rawoolgrove at gmail.com>
> Sent: Monday, October 21, 2019 10:23 AM
> To: BCAB Discussion List <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Election Day in Canada
> Hi Brian and thanks for that,
> I think Tommy is the grandfather of Jack Bowers if that is the same guy who
> won Greatest Canadian a few years back.
> r
> On 21/10/2019 12:25, Brian K. Lingard wrote:
>> As you may know, today is Election Day in Canada, where all people age
>> 18 and older, including those incarcerated for serial sex slayings
>> such as Paul Bernardo, Clifford Olson, and Robert Picton, get to vote
>> in the next bunch who will borrow our Dominion into Poverty.
>> This year, the Polls show the Liberal, Conservative and New Democratic
>> Party area all running at about 30% of the vote so we may have a
>> minority government which may need to form a coalition with another
>> party to win votes of confidence.
>> The uk equivalent parties are Conservatives, Liberal and Labor, the N.
> D.P.
>> has deep roots in organized labor.
>> The liberals love borrowing money like it is tap water, sticking us
>> great great grandchildren with the cost of Government today.
>> In 1961, Tommy Douglas, won a Provincial election in Saskatchewan. A
>> big plank in his platform was publicly financed health care. The
>> Douglas family had to scramble to raise the money for an operation Tommy's
> Father required.
>> In 1962, Tommy Douglas, a member of the N. D. P. walked into the
>> Legislature to announce he had a bill called M-E-D-I-C-A-R-E. His
>> Healthcare plans. Some Doctors said it was Communist, they would have
>> none of it. Others said it might be good.
>> Tommy showed the legislature a large stack of letters from British
>> Doctors who said they would love to practice under his plan.
>> Within a couple of years, all provinces & Territories had publicly
>> paid for health care as does the USA, but only for the disabled an aged.
>> This election, the N. D. P. are proposing Pharmaceutical, dental,
>> vision and hearing care be paid for by government. If they become the
>> Government, we may get these.
>> Can you say the N. H. S. Arrives in the Dominion of Canada?
>> Could shame the Americans to bring in Medicare for all.
>> Brian K. Lingard
>> V
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