Canadian Society of Equity, a farmer’s organization Joined the Alberta’s farmers association to become the United Farmers of Alberta in 1909.
The American Society of Equity from which was established in Indianapolis by J.A. Everitt, its founder.
This was a western Canada Union movement to overcome the very low wages paid to farm workers.
The document finished: Sir Wilfred Laurier saw in that procession (union march in the hall) the beginning of a movement that had quite and effect on the fortunes of his party, (Liberal)which at that time appeared to be almost invincible, especially in the West.
A name change was made this same meeting from “American” to “Canadian”
Amalgamation came with their first Convention in Calgary Jan 31st 1906. They ordered 1000 copies of the new constitution in German as was represented in the West’s population at that time.
It was at this meeting Southern Alberta and the LDS showed up and became a force.
The Farmers of Alberta United Jan 20th 1909.
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