Organized labour looks at medicare

proceedings of a conference sponsored by the Canadian Labour Congress, Windsor Hotel, Sault Ste Marie, Ont., December 2-3-4, 1969. by Medicare Conference, Sault Ste Marie, Ont., 1969

Publisher: Canadian Labour Congress in [Ottawa]

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