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To be poor in Canada

Jean L. Dragushan

To be poor in Canada

with the co-operation of the Edmonton Public School Board; prepared by the Edmonton Social Planning Council.

by Jean L. Dragushan

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Published by Edmonton Social Planning Council in [Edmonton] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poor -- Canada,
  • Poor -- Alberta,
  • Public welfare -- Alberta,
  • Public welfare -- Canada

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 82-85.

    ContributionsEdmonton, Alta. Public School Board, Edmonton Social Planning Council
    The Physical Object
    Pagination85 p. ill. ;
    Number of Pages85
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20923388M


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