Canada at War: SASKATCHEWAN: First Foot Forward

The first socialist government in Canada put itself on exhibit this week.

Saskatchewan's C.C.F. Cabinet, duly sworn in and settled down to work, offered Canadians a preview of what they could expect in the way of a national socialist government. Premier Tommy Douglas' twelve-man Cabinet was long on party loyalty and enthusiasm, naturally short on administrative experience. The Cabinet's strongest point: it was thoroughly typical of the rural, grain-growing people who had put the C.C.F. in provincial power. Among the members were one clergyman (Douglas), five farmers, three schoolteachers, one expert on...

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