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Weyburn, Saskatchewan, Canada: Statue of Tommy Douglas, Greatest Canadian of All Time

Douglas was a premier of Saskatchewan, but the statue exists because he was the father of Canada's universal health care system. He was also grandfather of actor Kiefer Sutherland, who attended the statue's dedication. Canadian TV viewers voted him the Greatest Canadian of All Time in 2004.

Industrial Lane, Weyburn, SK, Canada
On the Riverfront Boardwalk, which is on the north side of the river. Between Government Rd and 3rd St., but much closer to 3rd St.
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Statue of Tommy Douglas, Greatest Canadian of All Time

His daughter, Shirley Douglas, is a Canadian theatre actor, with many TV and film credits. She married actor Donald Sutherland.

[G Kennedy, 07/16/2018]

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