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Child and youth advocacy in Saskatchewan

Child and youth advocacy in Saskatchewan

a proposal submitted to Honourable Pat Atkinson, Minister of Social Services


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Published by The Task Force in [Regina, Sask.] .
Written in English

  • Saskatchewan.
    • Subjects:
    • Children -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Saskatchewan.,
    • Youth -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Saskatchewan.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementsubmitted by the Task Force on Child and Youth Advocacy.
      ContributionsSaskatchewan. Task Force on Child and Youth Advocacy.
      LC ClassificationsKES418.5.C55 C48 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1226428M
      LC Control Number94227035

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