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Citing Sources: Statistics

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Author

Most Statistics Canada documents will have the author as Statistics Canada. This is considered a group or corporate author.

Publisher

Because the author and publisher are both Statistics Canada, the word Author is used where you'd normally put the Publisher's name.

Statistics Canada - Online Document

Statistics Canada. (Year of Publication). Title of document: Subtitle if given (No. Report Number if given). Ottawa: ON: Author. Retrieved from URL.

Note: Because the author and publisher are both Statistics Canada, the word Author is used where you'd normally put the Publisher's name.

Example

Statistics Canada. (2007). Comparative level of GDP per capita in Canada and the United States: A decomposition into labour productivity and work intensity  differences (No. 15-206-XIE-No.008). Ottawa, ON: Author. Retrieved from http://dsp-psd.pwgsc.gc.ca/Collection/Statcan/15-206-XIE/15-206-XIE2007008.pdf

Note: Because the author and publisher are both Statistics Canada, the word Author is used where you'd normally put the Publisher's name.

In-Text Paraphrase (Statistics Canada, 2007)
In-Text Quote


(Statistics Canada, 2007, p. 5)

 

Statistics Canada - Print Document

Statistics Canada. (Year of Publication). Title of document: Subtitle if given (No. Report Number if given). Ottawa: ON: Author.

Note: Because the author and publisher are both Statistics Canada, the word Author is used where you'd normally put the Publisher's name.

Example

Statistics Canada. (2008). Aboriginal children's survey, 2006: Concepts and methods guide (No. 89-634-X - No. 006). Ottawa, ON: Author.

Note: Because the author and publisher are both Statistics Canada, the word Author is used where you'd normally put the Publisher's name.

In-Text Paraphrase (Statistics Canada, 2008)
In-Text Quote

(Statistics Canada, 2008, p. 11)