CityHallWatch style sheet

  • Canadian English spellings
  • Sentence style capitalization of headings
  • Define abbreviations the first time they are mentioned in the abstract or text; also the first time they are mentioned in a Table/Figure heading.
  • Dates style: April 20, 2015 in a sentence, or 20-Apr-2015 for abbreviation.
  • Write 1990s rather than with an apostrophe or just 90s.
  • Write do not, cannot (not don’t, can’t)
  • Numbers 1 to 9 are written in full
  • A space after a number and before units, NOT before %
  • Above all, be clear, be clear, be clear.

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