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A summary of Canadian history

from the time of Cartier"s discovery to the present day : with questions adapted to each paragraph


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Published by J. Campbell in Toronto .
Written in English

  • Canada -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J.A. Boyd.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 microfiches (64 fr.).
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19215910M
    ISBN 100665481802

    Canada - Canada - Cultural life: In the Royal Commission on National Development in the Arts, Letters, and Sciences issued a report (what became known as the Massey Report) warning that Canadian culture had become invisible, nearly indistinguishable from that of the neighbouring United States, owing to years of “American invasion by film, radio, and periodical.”.

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