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APA Writing & Citing Guide

APA examples provided are not exhaustive. Students must seek assistance from the Writing Centre and/or their Professor for specific or problematic references. The library is not responsible for errors, omissions or problems of interpretation. Last Updated

Statistics & Government info

Reference page entries for statistics & government info follow the basic format for citation, but the author/creator is often the name of the group publishing the information - such as "Statistics Canada". These reference page entries will usually include:

  • Author/Creator written in format Lastname, FirstInitial. SecondInitial.
  • Date
  • Title
  • URL ifPlease consult the Writing Centre or your Professor for more help found online

Statistics Canada

Reference page entry:

Statistics Canada. (2013). Snapshot of Canadian agriculture: Chapter 5. Retrieved from

In-text citation:

(Statistics Canada, 2013)