The ampersand (&) should be used only when it forms part of a corporate name:
- The publisher was Ginn & Co.
- The case is being defended by Collins, Smith, White & Jones.
Do not use the ampersand in the legal or applied titles of federal departments:
- The Department of Public Services and Procurement
- Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada
- The Department of Public Services & Procurement
- Indigenous & Northern Affairs Canada
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