Changes in poverty in Canadian metropolitan centres, 1967-76 by Ludwig Auer

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Published by Economic Council of Canada, 1980. in Ottawa .

Written in English

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  • Poor -- Canada,
  • Canada -- Economic conditions,
  • Canada -- Social conditions

Edition Notes

Abstract also in French. Bibliography: p. 46-48.

Book details

Statementby Ludwig Auer and Kathryn McMullen.. --
SeriesDiscussion paper / Economic Council of Canada, no. 164, Discussion paper (Economic Council of Canada) -- no. 164
ContributionsMcMullen, Kathryn
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 48 p. -- ;
Number of Pages48
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Open LibraryOL21870545M

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