Why the Opposition?

September 2015
Alberta Views;Sep2015, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p26
An excerpt from the article "Schooled: Bill 10 and a brief history of minority rights," by Paula Simons, published in the December 7, 2014 issue of the "Edmonton Journal" is presented.


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