CANADA: Some People Are Sensitive

In a high-school classroom one night last week a group of Ottawa's retail store clerks listened attentively to the first in a series of lectures, sponsored by the Ottawa Board of Trade, on a delicate subject: how to captivate tourists. First lecturer was the mayor himself, portly E. A. Bourque. Ottawans in general, the mayor told the class, should cut their lawns, paint their houses and keep their garbage cans out of sight. Above all, they ought to take care when driving through puddles not to splash pedestrians. "The people you splash might be tourists," he warned, "and tourists...

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