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Referenda in Canada and the United States

Ted Glenn

Referenda in Canada and the United States

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Published by Legislative Research Service, Ontario Legislative Library in Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesCurrent issue paper -- 189
ContributionsOntario. Legislative Research Service.
The Physical Object
Pagination43 p.
Number of Pages43
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17267974M


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