This is moving week in Montreal, notorious for double-parked vans, arguments over elevator access, and the desperate hunt for one more cardboard box.
It's also a week when people abandon old furniture and other junk on sidewalks, rather than take it with them to a new home.
Every year more than 115,000 Montrealers move to a new home, most of those moves take place around July 1, and almost 50,000 tonnes of junk is dumped.
So city officials Alan DeSousa and Luis Miranda are asking Montrealers to have some civic pride and clean up after themselves.
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