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APA Style

Your guide to citing and referencing in APA Style (7th edition)


Government documents will be written by individual authors, task forces, government agencies or group.


Author lastname, Initials, or Government Department, or Group (Year). Title of report in italics: Capitalize first word in title and subtitle (Report number if applicable). Publisher. Hyperlinked URL

Williams, D. (2016). Vaccines: The best medicine 2014 report of the Chief Medical Officer of Health of Ontario to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. cmoh_14_vaccines/docs/cmoh_14_vaccines.pdf

In-text Citation

(Author lastname, Government Department, Task Force or Group, Year, p. #).

(Williams, 2016, p. 6). 



Speaker lastname, Initials. (Year, Month Day). "Title of Debate." Location of debate. Source of debate transcript, volume(issue). Session information. Retrieved from URL.

Lauzon, S. (2015, December 7). "International Day of Persons with Disabilities." Canada. Parliament. House of Commons. Edited Hansard, 148(3). 42nd Parliament, 1st session. 

In-text Citation

(Speaker lastname, Year).

(Lauzon, 2015). 
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