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Reform of the Ontario Human Rights Commission

Kaye Joachim

Reform of the Ontario Human Rights Commission

by Kaye Joachim

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Published by Centre for the Study of State & Market, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ontario Human Rights Commission.,
  • Human rights -- Ontario.,
  • Civil rights -- Ontario.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Kaye Joachim..
    SeriesWPS #30-1997, Working papers series (University of Toronto. Centre for the Study of State & Market) -- WPS 1997-30.
    ContributionsUniversity of Toronto. Centre for the Study of State & Market.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination58 p. ;
    Number of Pages58
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17243739M

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