Now that weve burned our boats... the report of the People"s Commission on Unemployment, Newfoundland and Labrador [Commissioners, Desmond McGrath, et al.; report compiled and written with the assistance of Community Resource Services]. by People"s Commission on Unemployment

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Published by Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour in St. John"s, Nfld .

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Bibliography: p. 117.

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ContributionsCommunity Resource Services, St. John"s, Nfld., Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour
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Pagination117 p. ill., graphs. ;
Number of Pages117
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