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Tragedy in the Commons

Alison Loat

Tragedy in the Commons

former Members of Parliament speak out about Canada"s failing democracy

by Alison Loat

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Canada,
  • Legislators,
  • Canada. Parliament. House of Commons

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAlison Loat & Michael Macmillan
    ContributionsMacMillan, C. Michael, author
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJL161 .L63 2014
    The Physical Object
    Pagination274 pages
    Number of Pages274
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27160027M
    ISBN 100307361292
    ISBN 109780307361295
    OCLC/WorldCa852457467

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