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APA Style (7th ed.)

Government Documents

Examples

Webpage from a government website

Name of Government Agency. (Year). Title of document: Subtitle if given. URL

Ministry of Health and Long-term Care. (2013). Understanding health care in Ontario.  http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/common/system/default.aspx

Online PDF document from a government organization

Health Canada. (2012). Healthy eating after school: Integrating healthy eating into after-school physical activity initiatives [PDF file]. https://www.canada.ca/content/dam/hc-sc/migration/hc-sc/fn-an/alt_formats/pdf/pubs/nutrition/heas-saae/heas-saae-eng.pdf

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