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MLA Citation Style

Government or Corporate Publications (also known as "grey literature")

Report available from library database

Sargeant, Terry, et al. Keeyask Generation Project: Report on Public Hearing. Manitoba Clean Environment Commission, 2014. desLibris, www.deslibris.ca/ID/242531.

In-text: (Sargeant et al. 16).

Report available on the Web, no page numbers, no author, with tables 

Health Fact Sheets: Healthy Behaviours, 2015. Statistics Canada, 22 Mar. 2017, www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/82-625-x/2017001/article/14778-eng.htm.

In-text: (Health Fact Sheets).

To refer to the specific table in the report in your parenthetical citation, use: (Health Fact Sheets [table 1]).

Report available on the Web 

Arriagada, Paula, and Darcy Hango. Literacy and Numeracy Among Off-Reserve First Nations People and Métis: Do Higher Skill Levels Improve Labour Market Outcomes? Statistics Canada, 18 May 2016, www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/75-006-x/2016001/article/14630-eng.pdf.

In-text: (Arriagada and Hango 3).

Library of Parliament background paper

MacKay, Robin, and Karin Phillips. The Legal Regulation of Marijuana in Canada and Selected Other Countries. Library of Parliament, 6 Sept. 2016, www.lop.parl.gc.ca/Content/LOP/ResearchPublications/2016-94-e.pdf. 

In-text: (MacKay and Phillips 2).

Legislation, case law

Legislation

Title of statute is not italicized. See MLA Handbook 1.2.2 (69)

Water Protection Act. RSBC 1996, ch. 484, BC Laws, Queen's Printer, www.bclaws.ca/EPLibraries/bclaws_new/document/ID/freeside/00_96484_01.

In-text: (Water Protection Act).

Note: Water Protection Act is the title and RSBC 1996 is the version and c. 484 is a number. 

Canada Elections Act. S.C. 2000, c. 9, Justice Laws Website, Minister of Justice, laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/PDF/E-2.01.pdf.

In-text: (Canada Elections Act).

Note: Canada Elections Act is the title and S.C. 2000 is the version and c. 9 is a number. 

Criminal Code. RSC 1985, c. C-46, Justice Laws Website, Minister of Justice, 17 June 2016, laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/PDF/C-46.pdf.

In-text: (Criminal Code sec. 716).

Note:  Criminal Code is the title and RSC 1985 is the version and c. C-46 is a number. Date (17 June 2016) refers to date last amended.

Case law

Land and Water British Columbia Inc., Re, 2005 CanLII 24737 (BC IPC). CanLII,12 July 2005, canlii.ca/t/1l5ds.

In-text: (Land and Water).

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