The future of Canadian cities.
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The future of Canadian cities.

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Published by New Press in Toronto .
Written in English



  • Canada.


  • City planning -- Canada,
  • Cities and towns -- Canada

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

LC ClassificationsHT169.C3 R5
The Physical Object
Pagination259 p.
Number of Pages259
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5093107M
ISBN 100887701361
LC Control Number74164711

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