One way to fight child poverty
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Published by Caledon Institute of Social Policy in Ottawa, Ont., Canada .
Written in English



  • Canada,
  • Canada.


  • Poor children -- Canada.,
  • Child welfare -- Canada.,
  • Public welfare -- Canada.,
  • Tax credits -- Canada.,
  • Canada -- Social policy.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Ken Battle and Leon Muszynski.
ContributionsMuszynski, Leon., Caledon Institute of Social Policy.
LC ClassificationsHV745.A6 B38 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL904697M
ISBN 101895796261
LC Control Number95198151

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