Coal employment survey of the North East region of British Columbia

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Published by The Group in [Victoria, B.C.?] .

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  • British Columbia.


  • Labor supply -- British Columbia.,
  • Coal mines and mining -- British Columbia.,
  • Coal mines and mining -- Social aspects -- British Columbia.

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Cover title: North East coal employment survey.

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Other titlesNorth East coal employment survey.
Statementprepared for the Ministry of Economic Development, the Ministry of Labour, the B.C. Manpower Sub-committee on North East Coal Development ... by Cornerstone Planning Group Limited.
ContributionsBritish Columbia. Ministry of Economic Development., British Columbia. Ministry of Labour., B.C. Manpower Sub-committee of North East Coal Development., Cornerstone Planning Group.
LC ClassificationsHD5730.B75 C63 1977
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 101 p. :
Number of Pages101
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Open LibraryOL2565679M
LC Control Number85106884

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