Public response to the livable region program proposals to manage growth in Greater Vancouver : report by Greater Vancouver (B.C.) Livable Region Program Advisory Committee.

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Published by [G.V.R.D.] in Vancouver, B.C .

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  • Greater Vancouver (B.C.),
  • Population forecasting,
  • City planning -- Public opinion.,
  • Public opinion -- British Columbia -- Greater Vancouver Regional District.,
  • British Columbia -- Population

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StatementLivable Region Program Advisory Committee.
ContributionsGreater Vancouver (B.C.)
LC ClassificationsHB3530 .B7 G76
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Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
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Open LibraryOL21167633M

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