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APA Citation Style, Seventh Edition: Government Reports and Grey Literature

Section 10.4

General Format 

      In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 
      (Author Surname OR Name of Group, Year)
     
      In-Text Citation (Quotation):
      (Author Surname OR Name of Group, Year, Page Number)
 
      References:
Author Surname, First Initial. Second Initial. OR Name of Group.  (Year, Month Day [if known]). Title of report or grey literature (Report No. #) OR [Description]. Publisher Name. https://DOI OR https://URL of document 
 
Example 1: Report  
 
      In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 
      (Health Canada, 2008)
     
      In-Text Citation (Quotation):
      (Health Canada, 2008, p. 8)
 
      References:
Health Canada. (2008, December). Health Canada's regulatory modernization strategy for food and nutrition (RMSFN). https://www.canada.ca/content/dam/hc-sc/migration/hc-sc/fn-an/alt_formats/hpfb-dgpsa/pdf/consultation/rm_strat_mr-eng.pdf
 
NOTE: When the group author and the publisher name are the same, include only the author.
 
Example 2: Code of Ethics 
 
      In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 
      (Canadian Nurses Association, 2017)
     
      In-Text Citation (Quotation):
      (Canadian Nurses Association, 2017, pp. 5-6)
 
      References:
Canadian Nurses Association. (2017). Code of ethics for registered nurses. 
https://www.cna-aiic.ca/~/media/cna/page-content/pdf-en/code-of-ethics-2017-edition-secure-interactive
 
Example 2: Press Release 
 
      In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 
      (Veterans Affairs Canada, 2019)
     
      In-Text Citation (Quotation):
      (Veterans Affairs Canada, 2019)
 
      References:
Veterans Affairs Canada. (2019, November 11). Government of Canada marks Remembrance Day 2019 [Press release]. https://www.canada.ca/en/veterans-affairs-canada/news/2019/11/government-of-canada-marks-remembrance-day-2019.html