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2 edition of Disabled persons in Canada. found in the catalog.

Disabled persons in Canada.

Disabled persons in Canada.

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Published by Health and Welfare Canada in Ottawa, Canada .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • People with disabilities -- Canada.,
    • People with disabilities -- Services for -- Canada.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 153-156.

      ContributionsCanada. Health and Welfare Canada.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV1559.C2 D57 1981
      The Physical Object
      Pagination156 p. ;
      Number of Pages156
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3874073M
      ISBN 100662109813
      LC Control Number81198077

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