2 edition of Human rights in Canada found in the catalog.
Human rights in Canada
by Human Rights Research and Education Centre, University of Ottawa in Ottawa, Ont
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||editor: Ryszard I. Cholewinski.|
|Contributions||Cholewinski, Ryszard I., University of Ottawa. Human Rights Research and Education Centre.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxiv, 240 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||240|
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