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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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Customs Assistance

Organizations that provide information and assistance regarding the duty that people are required to pay on merchandise that has been brought into the country from abroad.

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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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Mariner Assistance

Programs that provide a variety of services such as recreational activities, refreshments, access to telephones to call home, reading materials, advocacy and transportation to places of interest in the community as well as to and from the program location for merchant seamen and other seafarers from any country whose ships are in port.

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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.