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Who was Tommy?

What to do

Having read Tommy Douglas's Mouseland, do a little bit of research on the man.
Who was Tommy Douglas? Why did he care about "cats" and "mice"?

You should write 250-500 words in essay-like style about Douglas and explain
  • why he thought Parliament needed change. What was the problem he saw that needed fixing?
  • why he thought the "mice" had it hard and what his solution was to this.
  • why "Sas Kat Chewan" premier Brad Wall disagreed with him 65 years later.

What it's worth

Why was Douglas able to speak for the "mice"? 4
What did Douglas believe the problem was? 3
Why did Brad Wall reject Douglas's solution? 3
Total 10


Mouseland, 65 Years Later