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The story of our prairie provinces

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Published by J. M. Dent & sons (Canada) limited in Toronto, Vancouver .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History

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    Other titlesOur prairie provinces.
    Statementby J. M. Scott, Sketches and maps by Lloyd Scott and Kathleen Mair
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsFC 3206 S42 1943
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 312 p.
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25946801M
    LC Control Number46016164
    OCLC/WorldCa35783602

    What is the supply of energy resources like in the Prairie Provinces? Plentiful. What is Manitoba's economy based on? Agriculture, mining and hydro-electric power generation. What is the most populous city in in Manitoba? Winnipeg.


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