Canada

Montreal
What are the basic qualifications for a guide?: 

High School (University preferred)

Is licensing for Guides required? How is it obtained? How often must it be renewed?: 

Yes, City of Montreal. Municipal government

Training by Whom? Theory & Practice.: 

By Specialists, Tourist Guides.
240 hours of class time. 15 hours of research minimum required

Approximate fees in Euro or local currency: Full Day: 
140
Approximate fees in Euro or local currency: Half Day: 
75
Fees decided by tourism authority, association, or guide?: 

Guide Assn.

Problems faced by guides at this location: 

Illegal Guiding, Low Fees/Remuneration

Entry prepared by: 
Association Professionelle des Guides Touristique, Chapitre de Montréal (APGT-Montréal)
Disclaimer: This entry is not intended to be a comprehensive guide. Neither the WFTGA nor the Member Association is responsible for any errors, omissions or opinions expressed by the contributing author.
Updated on: 01/03/13

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