Climate for development : Ontario region. by Canada. Dept. of Regional Economic Expansion

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  • Regional planning -- Ontario.,
  • Ontario -- Economic conditions.

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Prepared for submission to the Standing Committee on Regional Development.

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ContributionsCanada. Parliament. House of Commons. Standing Committee on Regional Development
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC117O6 C34, HC117O6 C28
The Physical Object
Pagination25 p. :
Number of Pages25
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19564198M

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