The National Canada's Social Safety Net: The Inheritance (Part 1 of 4)

The National Canada's Social Safety Net: The Inheritance (Part 1 of 4)

Canadians see their country as a civilized and caring pioneer in compassionate government programs such as health care, pensions and unemployment insurance. In fact, Canada lagged far behind most of the industrialized world in creating such programs. Terrence McKenna takes a comprehensive look back at the development of Canada's social safety net. Archival news footage and contemporary interviews detail the arguments of those who supported benevolent social programming and those who disliked and mistrusted the socialist aspects of such a system.

  • 1993
  • 00:24:56
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013
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