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Reform of the Senate.

Norman Platt Lambert

Reform of the Senate.

by Norman Platt Lambert

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Published in Winnipeg .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canada. -- Parliament. -- Senate

  • Edition Notes

    Reprinted from the editorial pages of the Winnipeg Free Press, April 1950.

    SeriesWinnipeg Free Press pamphlet -- no. 30
    The Physical Object
    Pagination11 p.
    Number of Pages11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15404395M

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