Co-operative Commonwealth Federation
No leadership conventions indexed
The three C.C.F. leaders were not chosen at a leadership convention. James Shaver Woodsworth was unanimously elected temporary president (leader) at the founding meeting of the C.C.F., at Calgary, on August 1, 1932; there were 105 delegates present. A year later, at the first national convention, July 19-21, 1933, in Regina, Mr. Woodsworth was unanimously elected president (leader) of the C.C.F.; 131 delegates were present. Major James William Coldwell was unanimously elected C.C.F. president (leader), at Toronto, in July 1942. Hazen Argue was elected leader of the C.C.F. without contest, on August 11, 1960, at the national convention held in Regina.