Transparency, disclosure and democracy
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Transparency, disclosure and democracy assessing the Chief Electoral Officer"s recommendations = Transparence et démocratie : évaluation des recommandations du directeur général des élections. by

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Published by Institute for Research on Public Policy in Montréal, Québec .
Written in English


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  • Canada. -- Parliament -- Elections.,
  • Election law -- Canada.,
  • Elections -- Canada.,
  • Campaign funds -- Canada.,
  • Voter registration -- Canada.

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Edition Notes

ContributionsKingsley, Jean-Pierre., Institute for Research on Public Policy.
The Physical Object
Pagination107 p.
Number of Pages107
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20416160M

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