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Provincial and territorial legislatures in Canada

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto, Buffalo .
Written in English



  • Canada


  • Legislative bodies -- Canada -- Provinces

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Gary Levy and Graham White.
ContributionsLevy, Gary., White, Graham, 1948-
LC ClassificationsJL179 .P76 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 245 p. ;
Number of Pages245
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1941957M
ISBN 100802058256, 0802067344
LC Control Number90163686

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