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Canadian Transport Commission, freight rates and the public interest

M. W. Westmacott

Canadian Transport Commission, freight rates and the public interest

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Published by s.n.] in [London, Ont.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canadian Transport Commission.,
  • Freight and freightage -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMartin W. Westmacott.
    ContributionsCanadian Consumer Council
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE199.C3 W4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination72 leaves ;
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15149014M


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