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The status of the elderly

Maureen Baker

The status of the elderly

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

    Subjects:
  • Older people -- Government policy -- Canada.,
  • Older people -- Canada -- Social conditions.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMaureen Baker.
    SeriesCanada. Library of Parliament. Research Branch / Backgrounder -- BP-164E
    ContributionsCanada. Library of Parliament. Research Branch.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination35 p. ;
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14794866M
    ISBN 100660125188
    OCLC/WorldCa18876785


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