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Consulates/Foreign Government Representatives

The headquarters of public officials who have been appointed by a foreign government to reside in Canada and take responsibility for developing and protecting the economic interests of that government and looking after the welfare of any of its citizens who may be travelling or residing in Canada.

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Emergency Road Service

Programs that arrange for the dispatch of a tow truck to assist motorists whose vehicles have become disabled on roads or highways because their car has stalled, they have a flat tire, are out of gas or are locked out of their cars. Services may include towing, tire changes, jump starts, lockout assistance (key breaks in the ignition, broken keys in the door or trunk, lost keys or keys locked in the car) and emergency fuel and water delivery.

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Foreign Visitor Assistance

Programs that have been established for the express purpose of assisting tourists from other countries who have encountered difficulty and who may have language barriers or other problems that make it hard for them to access needed services through direct channels.

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International Travel Advisories

Programs that provide information to the public regarding health risks, political instability and other conditions abroad which may affect an individual's decision to travel.

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Tourist Information

Tourist bureaus, information centres and other community organizations that make available information about local points of interest, cultural events, recreational activities, hotels, restaurants, medical and dental services and other community resources.

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The above terms and definitions are part of the Taxonomy of Human Services, used here by permission of INFO LINE of Los Angeles.


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