Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

former political party in Canada

The Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF) (French: Fédération du Commonwealth Coopératif, from 1955 the Parti social démocratique du Canada) was a social-democratic and democratic socialist political party in Canada. The CCF was founded in 1932 in Calgary, Alberta, by a number of socialist, agrarian, co-operative, and labour groups, and the League for Social Reconstruction. In 1944, the CCF formed the first social-democratic government in North America when it was elected to form the provincial government in Saskatchewan.The full, but little used, name of the party was Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (Farmer-Labour-Socialist).In 1961, the CCF was succeeded by the New Democratic Party (NDP).
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