Canadian Human Rights Act
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Canadian Human Rights Act quick reference by Jamie Knight

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Published by Thomson Carswell in Toronto .
Written in English


  • Canada,
  • Civil rights -- Canada

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJamie Knight, Michael D. Failes.
ContributionsFailes, Michael D. 1958-
LC ClassificationsKE4381.A311994 K55 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 159 p. ;
Number of Pages159
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23161302M
ISBN 100459282573
ISBN 109780459282578
LC Control Number2006497013

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