Ed Finn: A Journalist's Life on the Left


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Few Canadians have contributed as much as Ed Finn to creating the society we now take for granted. As a journalist in Newfoundland, he defied both his bosses and premier Joey Smallwood by standing up for striking loggers in the late 1950s. He became the first NDP leader in that province, before joining Tommy Douglas in defending the Medicare system Canadians now take for granted. Finn's 70-year career included writing for the Montreal Gazette and the Toronto Star , as well as working for the Canadian Union of Public ...

Ed Finn: A Journalist's Life on the Left 2013, Boulder Publications

ISBN-13: 9781927099315

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