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The official languages of Canada, four years after the act

GeМЃrard LeМЃvesque

The official languages of Canada, four years after the act

bilingualism?

by GeМЃrard LeМЃvesque

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Published by Association canadienne-française de l"Ontario in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada,
  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • Bilingualism -- Canada.,
    • Canada -- Languages.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGérard Lévesque.
      ContributionsAssociation canadienne-française de l"Ontario.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJL25 .L4813
      The Physical Object
      Pagination30 p. ;
      Number of Pages30
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5242710M
      LC Control Number75314268


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