Socialist Party of Ontario


Socialist Party of Ontario

The Socialist Party of Ontario (later Socialist Party of Canada) was a provincial political party in Ontario, Canada, that merged in 1905 into a national political party, the Socialist Party of Canada (SPC).

History

The Socialist Party of Ontario was born at a convention of the Ontario SocialistLeague held on Thanksgiving Day 1903, at which the League changed its name to theSocialist Party of Ontario. The new Party got off to a good start numerically, theconvention being attended by about fifty delegates from Toronto, St. Thomas,
London, Guelph, Galt, Paris, Preston, Orillia, Manitoulin Island and Mt. Forest.

References

1. J.M Milne History of the Socialist Party of Canada [J.M Milne History of the Socialist Party of Canada [] [1973]


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