Constitutional reform in Canada

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Faculty of Law, University of Toronto , [Toronto, Ont.]
Meech Lake Accord -- (1987), Constitutional amendments -- Canada., Québec (Province) -- History -- Autonomy and independence move
StatementKatherine Swinton, Richard Simeon.
ContributionsSimeon, Richard., Cipparone, Eugene., University of Toronto. Faculty of Law.
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Pagination198 p. ;
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