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This publication was prepared by the Public Institutions Division under the general direction of Catherine Boies, Director and Ferhana Ansari, Assistant Director.

The following persons also contributed directly or indirectly to the preparation of this publication:

  • Alain Baril
  • Frédéric Boivin
  • Melissa Cooke-Reynolds
  • Dianne Dubois
  • Graham Lyttle
  • Robert Masse
  • Terry Moore
  • Bruce Orok
  • Kara Rideout
  • Claude Vaillancourt

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Published by authority of the Minister responsible for Statistics Canada.

© Minister of Industry, 2009

All rights reserved. Use of this publication is governed by the Statistics Canada Open Licence Agreement.

Catalogue no. 68F0023X

Frequency: Irregular

ISBN 1704-8826


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