Choosing Canada's Capital: Conflict Resolution In a Parliamentary System
This collection of documents, set in a framework of introductory and explanatory comments, vividly portrays the vexatious issue and the disparate sectional tensions it bared. Expanded analysis, illustrations, new documents and maps are provided in this revised edition.
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THE EARLIER YEARS
THE PARIS OF CANADA
5 PERAMBULATION AND FRUSTRATION
6 STALEMATE AND REFERRAL
7 THE CITY MEMORIALS
8 THE DECISION FOR OTTAWA
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