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Government Documents - Always Fresh, Always Exciting: Sample APA References List

This guide covers the basics of finding and using government documents and provides links to various governmental and public resources.

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APA References: Sample

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 Canada. Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development. (2003). Basic departmental data.

               Ottawa: Author.

Canada. Department of Indian and Northern Affairs. (1986, 18 December). Federal

               comprehensive land claims policy announced. Ottawa: Author.

Canada. Parliament. “Part I of Report of the Department of Indian Affairs.”  In Sessional papers,

               1893, Vol. 9, Paper no. 14. pp. 1-402. Ottawa: Author.

Canada. Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples. (1996). Renewal: A twenty-year commitment (Vol.5).

               Ottawa: Canada Communications Group.

Daigle, P. (2012). Fortitude under fatigue: Assessing the delivery of care for operational stress

               injuries that Canadian forces members need and deserve. Retrieved from National

               Defence and Canadian Forces Ombudsman website: http://www.ombudsman.forces.gc.ca

               /assets/OMBUDSMAN_Internet/docs/en/fortitude.pdf  

Divorce Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. 3 (2nd Supp), (retrieved June 24, 2014 from CANLII).

Hughes, T. (2014a). The legacy of Phoenix Sinclair: Achieving the best for all our children,

               Vol.1. Retrieved from Commission of Inquiry into the Circumstances Surrounding the

               Death of Phoenix Sinclair website: http://www.phoenixsinclairinquiry.ca/rulings

               /ps_volume1.pdf

Hughes, T. (2014b). The legacy of Phoenix Sinclair: Achieving the best for all our children,

               Vol.2. Retrieved from Commission of Inquiry into the Circumstances Surrounding the

               Death of Phoenix Sinclair website: http://www.phoenixsinclairinquiry.ca/rulings

              /ps_volume2.pdf

Spalding, A. National Museum of Man, National Museums of Canada. (1979). Eight Inuit myths: Inuit

               unipkaaqtuat pingasuniarvinilit. Ottawa: Canadian Ethnology Service.

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