Canadian broadcasting, a single system
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Published by Canadian Radio-Television Commission in [Ottawa] .
Written in English



  • Canada.


  • Cable television -- Canada.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesLa radiodiffusion Canadienne, "un systeme unique".
StatementCanadian Radio-Television Commission.
LC ClassificationsHE8700.7.C6 C384 1971
The Physical Object
Pagination41, 39 leaves ;
Number of Pages41
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5238079M
LC Control Number75309016

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