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Collection RC0265 - New Democratic Party Waffle

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New Democratic Party Waffle

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RC0265

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  • 1968-1975 (Creation)

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44 cm of textual records

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New Democratic Party Waffle (1969-1974)

Administrative history

The New Democratic Party (NDP) was founded in Ottawa in 1961 by the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF), affiliated unions of the Canadian Labour Congress, and New Party clubs. It is a democratic, socialist party.

In 1969 the Waffle was established as a caucus in the New Democratic party. Led by Mel Watkins and James Laxer, it was militantly socialist and nationalist. Forced to leave the NDP in 1972, it operated independently until 1974.

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The collection consists mainly of Waffle materials, although there is a small amount of New Democratic youth and general materials. It contains news letters, statements, discussion papers, petitions, press releases, news clippings, and some minutes.

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Collection was acquired at different times in the 1970s.

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RC0265

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