Section 2: Addresses
- 2.1 Format
- 2.2 Capitalization, spelling and numbers
- 2.3 Abbreviations of province names
- 2.4 Further information
Please follow Canada Post usage
University of Victoria
PO Box 1700 STN CSC*
Victoria BC V8W 2Y2**
*[note no punctuation, use of capitals]
**[two spaces between province and postal code]
Always express street addresses with numeral (not spelled out).
2 Dallas Road
In running text, spell out “road,” “avenue,” “street” etc. Also spell out any directional abbreviations.
Burnside Road West
Capitalize “Road,” “Street,” etc. when used with a name (as in the above examples).
Capitalize letters that appear in street addresses.
31B Baker Street
In addresses, use the Canada Post standards for abbreviations of provinces and territories.
AB, BC, MB, NB, NL, NS, NT, NU, ON, PE, QC, SK, YT
See also Geographic locations: Abbreviations.
For further information, please see the Canada Post website: www.canadapost.ca.