Civic Government Association

The Civic Government Association was a political party active in Edmonton's municipal politics from after the First World War until the 1960s.[1] The party focused on the economic growth and government efficiency aspects of the Progressive Era, as it was envisioned by the 1920s.[2] It first contested the 1919 election, and continued until the 1963 election. Its supporters ran under a variety of names: Civic Government Association, Citizens' Progressive League, Citizens' League or Citizens' Committee.[2][3]


  1. ^ " An Interpretation". Archived from the original on 2007-06-25. Retrieved 2007-10-18.
  2. ^ a b Lightbody, James (2006). City Politics, Canada. Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press. pp. 251–252.
  3. ^ Masson, Jack K.; LeSage, Edward C. (1994). Alberta's Local Governments: Politics and Democracy. Edmonton, Alta.: The University of Alberta Press. p. 463.