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Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

Fédération du Commonwealth Coopératif
Parti social démocratique du Canada
Chairman J. S. Woodsworth,
M. J. Coldwell,
F. R. Scott,
Percy Wright,
David Lewis
Secretary M. J. Coldwell,
David Lewis,
Lorne Ingle,
Carl Hamilton
Founded 1932 (Revived 2018)
Dissolved 1961
Preceded by Ginger Group, Independent Labour Party, United Farmers of Alberta
Succeeded by New Democratic Party
Headquarters Ottawa, Ontario
Ideology Social democracy
Democratic socialism
Agrarianism
Political position Left-wing
International affiliation Socialist International
Colours Green and Yellow

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.


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