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Canada and the new constitution

Canada and the new constitution

the unfinished agenda

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Published by Institute for Research on Public Policy = l"Institut de recherches politiques in Montreal .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Constitutional amendments -- Canada

  • Edition Notes

    Includes some text in French.

    Statementedited by Stanley M. Beck and Ivan Bernier.
    ContributionsBeck, Stanley M., Bernier, Ivan., Institute for Research on Public Policy.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21529448M
    ISBN 100920380735

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