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urban povery project

Canadian Council on Social Development.

urban povery project

community profiles for Social Planning Organizations.

by Canadian Council on Social Development.

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Published by Canadian Council on Social Development in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urban poor -- Canada -- Statistics.,
  • Poverty -- Canada -- Statistics.,
  • Urban poor -- Canada.,
  • Poverty -- Canada.,
  • Income -- Canada.,
  • Canada -- Economic conditions -- 1991-

  • Edition Notes

    6

    GenreStatistics.
    ContributionsCanadian Council on Social Development.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC120.P6 L43 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination43p. :
    Number of Pages43
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22264102M


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