Canadian telecommunications in a free trade era by Hudson N. Janisch

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Published by [Ontario Centre for International Business, International Business and Trade Law Program in Toronto, Ont .

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  • Free trade -- Canada.,
  • Telecommunication -- Canada,
  • Free trade -- United States.

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Statementby H. N. Janisch.
SeriesWorking paper -- WP 1988-89-(14), Working paper series (Ontario Centre for International Business. International Business & Trade Law Programme) -- WP 1988-89-(14)
ContributionsOntario Centre for International Business. International Business & Trade Law Programme.
LC ClassificationsKF6668.C2 J253 1988, KF1419 .O582 1988/88 (14)
The Physical Object
Pagination40 p. ;
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17185162M

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