Use a comma to separate a place name from a date:
- Hull, February 13
Similarly, a comma separates a place name from the name of a province or the abbreviation for that province, and the province’s name or abbreviation is normally followed by a comma within the body of a sentence or sentence equivalent:
- Mont-Carmel, Prince Edward Island, was originally known as Le Grand Ruisseau.
- We arrived at Corner Brook, N.L., the following day.
Use commas to separate address components, as illustrated:
- The parcel must be delivered to 340 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0P8, within two business days.
Note that the postal code is followed, but not preceded, by a comma when the address forms part of a sentence.
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