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Posted by Asmaa / February 1, 2007

The trash-talk continues as Mayor Gérald Tremblay threatens to fire tourism chief Charles Lapointe for his comments about the city's cleanliness problem. "Are we returning to the time of the Greeks, where we shoot the messenger instead of listening and doing something about the problem?" asks a former tourism official. ... Hérouxville's neighbouring towns want to follow suit and adopt their own Welcome Wagon code of conduct. Says the mayor of the 300-resident hamlet of St-Roch-De-Mékinac: "It's not up to us to adjust to them. We don't deserve that. We're here." In other words, if we have to live in this hick town and suck it up, so do they.

Justin Timberlake celebrated his 26th birthday with 20,000 of his nearest and dearest Montreal fans at the Bell Centre. At about $125-501 a pop, it was a very happy – and sexy – birthday indeed. ... Despite the upcoming UN climate change report and heightened concern about global warming, Canadians care more about getting a good deal on a car than buying an environmentally friendly vehicle. Towing capability and interior styling ranked higher on the list of features drivers are looking for.

Italian President Silvio Berlusconi's wife has publicly demanded an apology for his incorrigible flirting and womanizing, writing a front-page letter in the newspaper, La Repubblica. After a recent television presentation, he told the winning Miss Smiles and Songs that he'd marry her if he weren't married already. Berlusconi has since issued a groveling press release in response to his wife's scolding missive. "Forgive me, however, I beg of you, and take this public testimony of private pride that submits to your anger as an act of love. One among many. A huge kiss. Silvio." Awwww ...

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J Mac / February 1, 2007 at 12:32 pm
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Did they run that Timberlake photo in the print edition?
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