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Official languages, some basic facts.

Official languages, some basic facts.

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Published by Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages in Ottawa, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Language policy -- Canada -- Handbooks, manuals, etc

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsCanada. Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination18, 18 p. :
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14468511M
    ISBN 100662589025
    OCLC/WorldCa27947592

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