Cooperative Commonwealth Federation

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Cooperative Commonwealth Federation:

see New Democratic partyNew Democratic party
(NDP), Canadian political party, founded in 1961 when the Cooperative Commonwealth Federation (CCF) reorganized itself and entered into close ties with Canadian labor unions, especially the Canadian Labor Congress (CLC).
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For example, although Carbert recognizes that the origins of the Cooperative Commonwealth Federation (CCF) were related to "religion," and her evidence of farm women's views on abortion lead to a questioning of the assumed relationship between church attendance and "social conservatism," church attendance, or religion, as an indicator of such conservatism is not problematized.
In the 1930s, he was involved in the creation of the Farmer-Labour Party and the Saskatchewan Cooperative Commonwealth Federation (CCF).
These documents provoked a decade-long struggle for accommodation between the Canadian Catholic Church and the Cooperative Commonwealth Federation (CCF).
I am most familiar with the ground Mason covers in her second chapter on the periodical literature produced in a "diverse" (45) field of left affiliation in 1930s Canada, primarily the Cooperative Commonwealth Federation and the Communist Party of Canada.

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