Building healthy sustainable communities together report of the Provincial Conference, April 1994, Picton, Ontario. by Conference on Building Healthy and Sustainable Communities Together (1994 Picton, Ont.)

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Published by Ontario Social Development Council in Toronto, Ont .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Sustainable development -- Ontario -- Congresses.,
  • Social planning -- Ontario -- Congresses.

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Book details

GenreCongresses.
ContributionsOntario Social Development Council.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC"117"O5"C65"1994
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 82 p.
Number of Pages82
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20704702M

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