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Communist Party of Canada

Date Founded: 1921-06-01

Last Official Leader: Rowley, Liz

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Founded secretly in June 1921 in Guelph, Ont. Emerged in February 1922 as the "Workers' Party of Canada". In 1924 became known as the Communist Party of Canada. Declared illegal in 1940, operated under the name of "Labor Progressive Party" until October 1959.

Political Party Roles

Party Leaders
Name Term
Figueroa, Miguel 1992-12-01 - 2016-01-30
Buck, Timothy 1956-01-01 - 1962-01-01
Buck, Timothy 1929-01-01 - 1956-01-01
Hewison, George 1988-01-01 - 1992-05-22
Morris, Leslie T. 1962-01-01 - 1964-01-01
Rowley, Liz 2016-01-31 -  
Kashtan, William 1965-01-01 - 1988-01-01
MacDonald, John (Jack) 1921-01-01 - 1929-01-01