Minority language education rights
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Minority language education rights section 23 of the Charter by Julie Terrien

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Published by Library of Parliament, Research Branch in [Ottawa] .
Written in English


  • Canada.,
  • Linguistic minorities -- Education -- Law and legislation -- Canada.,
  • Educational law and legislation -- Canada.,
  • Children of minorities -- Education -- Law and legislation -- Canada.

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Edition Notes

StatementJulie Terrien, David Johansen.
SeriesCurrent issue review -- 89-6E
ContributionsJohansen, David., Canada. Library of Parliament. Research Branch.
The Physical Object
Pagination19 p. ;
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15480408M
ISBN 100660136899

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