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Background paper on wheelchair users by Alberta. Alberta Housing and Public Works. Policy & Program Development Branch

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Published by The Dept. in Edmonton, Alta .
Written in English


  • Housing for physically handicapped -- Alberta.,
  • Physically handicapped -- Alberta.

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Statementprepared by Alberta Housing & Public Works, Policy & Program Development Branch.
ContributionsAlberta. Alberta Housing and Public Works.
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Pagination22 leaves.
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14714414M

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