Co-operative Commonwealth Federation facts for kids
|Chairman||J. S. Woodsworth,
M. J. Coldwell,
F. R. Scott,
|Secretary||M. J. Coldwell,
|Founded||1932 (Revived 2018)|
|Preceded by||Ginger Group, Independent Labour Party, United Farmers of Alberta|
|Succeeded by||New Democratic Party|
|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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Four past and future National Chairmen in September 1944: National CCF delegation attending the Conference of Commonwealth Labour Parties in London, England. Pictured from left to right: Clarie Gillis, MP for Cape Breton South; David Lewis, National Secretary; M. J. Coldwell, National Leader, MP for Rosetown—Biggar; Percy E. Wright, MP for Melfort; and Frank Scott, national chairman.
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