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Saturday Night: Official Stamp and Achievement Prize

saturday night: I'm in line for my passport, the American told reporters after members of the Montreal rock group accepted the international achievement prize at Saturday's Juno Awards gala industry event, according to Metro News. Butler is married to bandmate Regine Chassagne, who was born in Montreal, but wedlock is only part of the qualification for becoming a Canadian citizen. After playing a Canadian-accented version of himself on Saturday Night Live earlier this month, Butler says he still doesn't have an official stamp of approval from the federal government. An applicant must also be physically present in the country for at least 1,095 days within five years, according to the Government of Canada website. Ironically I would just have to not achieve any international success in order to become Canadian, so tonight hits particularly close to home, he joked. Butler says the international achievement Juno organizers have recognized him for is also what's hindering him from meeting those requirements. ( As reported in the news.