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Government Chart Responsibilities

Responsibilities Responsibilities Responsibilities
National defence: The
term given to the federal
agencies that secure the
country against being
attacked by its enemy.

Foreign diplomacy: Such

as an ambassador, who
has been appointed to
represent a government in
its relations with other

International trade:
International trade is the
exchange of capital,
goods, and services
across international
borders or territories,

Education: Education in its

general sense is a form of
learning in which the
knowledge, skills, and
habits of a group of people
are transferred from one
generation to the next
through teaching, training,
or research. Education
frequently takes place
under the guidance of
others, but may also be
autodidactic. Any
experience that has a
formative effect on the way
one thinks, feels, or acts
may be considered
Health services, hospitals:
Health care (or healthcare)
is the diagnosis, treatment,
and prevention of disease,
illness, injury, and other
physical and mental
impairments in humans.
Health care is delivered by
practitioners in medicine,
optometry, dentistry,
nursing, pharmacy, allied
health, and other care
providers. It refers to the
work done in providing
primary care, secondary
care, and tertiary care, as
well as in public health.
Some natural resources,
environmental issues:
Environmental issues are
defined as problems with
the planet's systems (air,
water, soil, etc.) that have

Public transit: public transit

- a public transportation
system for moving

Garbage collection and

disposal serviced: It is
hereby declared to be the
purpose of this chapter to
regulate the storage,
collection, processing,
recovery and disposal of
solid waste in order to
protect the public safety,
health and welfare, and to
enhance the environment
of the people of the

Water and sewage:

Sewage is a water-carried
waste, in solution or
suspension, that is
intended to be removed
from a community. Also

developed as a result of
human interference or
mistreatment of the planet.

Aboriginal affairs:
Aboriginal Affairs and
Northern Development
Canada. Although the term
First Nation is widely used,
non legal definition of it

Charities: Generous
actions or donations to aid
the poor, ill, or helpless

Postal service: An office or

station of a government
postal system at which
mail is received and
sorted, from which it is
dispatched and distributed,
and at which stamps are
sold or other services
Banking system: The
structural network of
institutions that offer
financial services within a

Licences: A permit from an

authority to own or use
something, do a particular
thing, or carry on a trade

Marriage and divorce:

Divorce (or dissolution of
marriage) is the
termination of a marriage
or marital union, the
canceling and/or
reorganizing of the legal

Provincial court system:

There are basically four
levels of court in Canada.
First there are
provincial/territorial courts,
which handle the great
majority of cases that

Highways: A main road,

especially one connecting
major towns or cities

known as domestic or
municipal wastewater, it is
more than 99% water and
is characterized by volume
or rate of flow, physical
condition, chemical and
toxic constituents, and its
bacteriologic status (which
organisms it contains and
in what quantities)
Snow removal: Snow
removal or snow clearing
is the job of removing
snow after a snowfall to
make travel easier and
safer. This is done by both
individual households and
by governments and
Fire protection services:
Fire protection is the study
and practice of mitigating
the unwanted effects of
potentially destructive fires.

Zoning land: Zoning is a

way of organizing a city
into sections. That is, each
area or lot will have a
designated zoning
regulation or ordinance,
meaning only certain types
of buildings or land usages
will be allowed on that lot
often known as permitted
land use.
Local police services: An
organized civil force for
maintaining order,
preventing and detecting
crime, and enforcing the

duties and responsibilities

of marriage, thus
dissolving the bonds of
matrimony between a
married couple under the
rule of law of the particular
country and/or state
Criminal law: Criminal law
is the body of law that
relates to crime. It
regulates social conduct
and proscribes
threatening, harming, or
otherwise endangering the
health, safety, and moral
welfare of people. It
includes the punishment of
people who violate these
laws. Criminal law differs
from civil law, whose
emphasis is more on
dispute resolution and
victim compensation than
on punishment.

come into the system.

Provincial police/prisons:
(in Canada) the police
force of a province, esp
Ontario or Quebec

Collection of property
taxes and fees for many
licences: A property tax is
a levy on property that the
owner is required to pay.