Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

former political party in Canada

The Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF) (French: Fédération du Commonwealth Coopératif, from 1955 the French: Parti social démocratique du Canada) was a political party in Canada. It was a social-democratic and democratic-socialist party. Multiple groups helped form the CCF in 1932, in Calgary, Alberta. In 1961, it was succeeded by the New Democratic Party.

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation
Fédération du Commonwealth Coopératif
Parti social démocratique du Canada
ChairmanJ. S. Woodsworth,
M. J. Coldwell,
F. R. Scott,
Percy Wright,
David Lewis
SecretaryM. J. Coldwell,
David Lewis,
Lorne Ingle,
Carl Hamilton
Founded1932 (Revived 2018)
Preceded byGinger Group, Independent Labour Party, United Farmers of Alberta
Succeeded byNew Democratic Party
HeadquartersOttawa, Ontario
IdeologySocial democracy
Democratic socialism
Political positionLeft-wing[2]
International affiliationSocialist International
ColoursGreen and Yellow

References change

  1. Seymour Martin Lipset (1971). Agrarian Socialism: The Cooperative Commonwealth Federation in Saskatchewan : a Study in Political Sociology. University of California Press. ISBN 978-0-520-02056-6. Retrieved 20 August 2012.
  2. Alvin Finkel (1979). Business and Social Reform in the Thirties. James Lorimer & Company. p. 154. ISBN 978-0-88862-235-8.