Labour education in Canada report of the National Conference on Labour Education, Ottawa, April 28-30, 1975 by National Conference on Labour Education Ottawa, Ont. 1975.

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On cover: Labour Canada, Economics and Research.

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Statementedited by Brian Pearl.
ContributionsPearl, Brian., Canada. Dept. of Labour. Economics and Research Branch.
LC ClassificationsLC5054 .N37 1975
The Physical Object
Pagination102 p. ;
Number of Pages102
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Open LibraryOL4599368M
LC Control Number77362189

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