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voice of francophone women living in minority situations in the constitutional debate an analysis of the federal proposals by National French-Canadian Women"s Federation.

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Published by National French-Canadian Women"s Federation in Ottawa, Ont .
Written in English


  • Women -- Law and legislation -- Canada,
  • French-Canadians -- Law and legislation -- Canada

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Edition Notes

Other titlesShaping Canada"s future together.
Statementby the Fédération nationale des femmes canadiennes françaises (National French-Canadian Women"s Federation).
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p.
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22247349M

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