Canadian Public Policy Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to Canadian Public Policy citations, reference lists, in-text citations, and bibliographies.
The complete, comprehensive guide shows you how easy citing any source can be. Referencing books, youtube videos, websites, articles, journals, podcasts, images, videos, or music in Canadian Public Policy.

How do you cite a book in the Canadian Public Policy referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in Canadian Public Policy using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N.Anon. 2000. Title. Ed. E. F. N. Editor Last Name. Edition. City: Publisher.
So if we want to cite, for example, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by Joanne K. Rowling we’d do so like this:
Rowling, J. K.Anon. 1997. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. 1st ed. London: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc.
And an in-text citation book citation in Canadian Public Policy looks like this: (RowlingAnon. 1997)

How to reference a journal article in the Canadian Public Policy citation style?

Here’s a Canadian Public Policy journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F., … Author3 LastnameA. F.Anon. 2000. “Title”. Container Volume(Issue):pages Used.
So if we want to reference this scientific article: “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?” by C. Petit and J.M. Sieffermann in Canadian Public Policy:
Petit, C., … J. SieffermannAnon. 2007. “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?” 18(1):161-172.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and SieffermannAnon. 2007)

Citing a website in Canadian Public Policy reference style

Here’s an Canadian Public Policy example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., … Author2 LastnameA. F.Anon. 2000. “Title”. Publisher. https://www.example.com.
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M.Anon. 2008. “Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President”. The Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (TranAnon. 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Canadian Public Policy

Here’s a Canadian Public Policy citation YouTube video example:
ChannelNameAnon. 2000. “Title”. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX.
So how to cite a video Canadian Public Policy?
PixarAnon. 2015. “Pizza Clip — Inside Out”. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (PixarAnon. 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Canadian Public Policy referencing style

It is becoming more and more common to reference podcasts in essays or other school work.
Here’s how to reference a podcast it in Canadian Public Policy.
Lastname, F.Anon. 2000. “Title”. Publisher.
Podcast referencing example in Canadian Public Policy using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American LifeAnon. 2018. “640: Five Women”. WBEZ Radio.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American LifeAnon. 2018)

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Canadian Public Policy referencing style?

An example song citation in Canadian Public Policy.
Lastname, F.Anon. 2000. Song Title. Album.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Canadian Public Policy:
The BeatlesAnon. 1969. Here Comes the Sun. Abbey Road.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The BeatlesAnon. 1969)


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