Co-operative Commonwealth Federation adopts the Regina Manifesto
At its first national convention, in Regina, Saskatchewan, in 1933, the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF) adopted a series of policies and principles known collectively as the Regina Manifesto. Decrying “glaring inequalities of wealth and opportunity” in Canada, it called for state-funded health and unemployment insurance, old-age security, the right to unionize, and increased public-housing expenditures. The CCF was disbanded and replaced by the New Democratic Party in 1961.
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