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  • Ontario New Democratic Party

    The Ontario New Democratic Party ( ONDP or NDP ; French: Nouveau Parti démocratique de l'Ontario ), is a social democratic political party in Ontario, Canada. It is a provincial section of the federal New Democratic Party. It was formed in October 1961 from the Ontario section of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (Ontario CCF) and the Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL).For many years, th...

  • Saskatchewan New Democratic Party

    The Saskatchewan New Democratic Party (NDP) is a social-democratic[1][2] political party in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. It forms the official opposition, but has been a dominant force in Saskatchewan politics since the 1940s. The party is the successor to the Saskatchewan section of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF), and is affiliated to the federal New Democratic Party.

  • Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (Saskatchewan Section)

    Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (Saskatchewan Section) The origins of the party began as early as 1902. In that year a group of farmers created the Territorial Grain Growers' Association. The objective of this group was to lobby for farmer's rights with the grain trade and the railways. The name was changed to the Saskatchewan Grain Growers' Association (SGGA) when Saskatchewan became a pr...

  • Parti social démocratique du Québec

    The Parti social démocratique du Québec (PSD ; English: Social Democratic Party of Quebec ) was the Quebec wing of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation. It was founded in 1939 as the Fédération du Commonwealth Coopératif and was led by Romuald-Joseph Lamoureux in the 1944 general election, by Thérèse Casgrain from 1951 to 1957 and by Michel Chartrand from 1957 to 1960. The name Parti social...

  • Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

    The Co-operative Commonwealth Federation ( CCF ) (French: Fédération du Commonwealth Coopératif ( FCC ), from 1955 the Parti social démocratique du Canada ( PSD )) 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 Reconstructio...

  • New Democratic Party of Prince Edward Island

    The New Democratic Party of Prince Edward Island (NDP PEI) is a social-democratic political party in the Canadian province of Prince Edward Island, and a branch of the federal New Democratic Party (NDP).

  • United Farmers of Ontario

    The United Farmers of Ontario (UFO) was a political party in Ontario, Canada. It was the Ontario provincial branch of the United Farmers movement of the early part of the 20th century.==History=====Foundation and rise (1914-1919)===The UFO was founded in 1914 by the union of various farmers' organizations that had been created over the previous fifteen years.[1] James J. Morrison was the leadin...

  • Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (Ontario Section)

    The Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (Ontario Section) – The Farmer-Labor Party of Ontario , or more informally and commonly known as The Ontario CCF , was a democratic socialist political party that existed from 1932 to 1961. It was the provincial wing of the National CCF. The party officially had no leader in the beginning, being governed by a provincial council and executive. The party e...

  • Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (Nova Scotia Section)

    Co-operative Commonwealth Federation 1933-1961 Since shortly after confederation, Nova Scotia has had a two-party system in which power alternated between the Nova Scotia Liberal Party and Progressive Conservatives. In the 1920 provincial election the left had a breakthrough with the United Farmers winning six seats and the Independent Labour Party winning 5. The two forces joined together to f...

  • Newfoundland and Labrador New Democratic Party

    The Newfoundland and Labrador New Democratic Party (NL NDP) is a social democratic political party in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. It is a provincial section of the federal New Democratic Party. It was formed in 1961 as the successor to the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF) and the Newfoundland Democratic Party. The party first contested the 1962 provincial election.

  • Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (Manitoba Section)

    The Cooperative Commonwealth Federation (Manitoba Section) (CCF), known informally as the Manitoba CCF , was a provincial branch of the national Canadian party by the same name. The national CCF was the dominant social-democratic party in Canada from the 1930s to the early 1960s, when it merged with the labour movement to become the New Democratic Party. The Manitoba CCF, created in 1932, playe...

  • United Farmers of Alberta

    The United Farmers of Alberta (UFA) is an association of Alberta farmers that has served different roles in its 100-year history - as a lobby group, a successful political party, and as a farm-supply retail chain. As a political party, it formed the government of Alberta from 1921 to 1935.Since 1935, it has primarily been an agricultural supply cooperative headquartered in Calgary. As of 2012, ...

  • Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (British Columbia Section)

    Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (British Columbia Section) ===Founding==The party was formed in 1933 as the British Columbia section of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF) by a coalition of the Socialist Party of Canada (BC), the League for Social Reconstruction, and affiliated organizations. In August 1933, the latter two organizations merged to become the Associated CCF Clubs....