Vancouver crooner Michael Buble led a Canadian triple play of debuts on the albums charts this week.
Buble's seventh full-length disc "Call Me Irresponsible" led the way by checking in at No. 1 with over 42,000 in sales, according to Nielsen SoundScan data.
Buble fared well south of the border as well, hitting No. 2 in the U.S. with 212,000 copies sold.
Back here, Calgary-born singer/songwriter Feist premiered at No. 2 with "The Reminder" (just over 18,000), while Rush's 18th studio effort, "Snakes & Arrows" (18,000), spent its first week at No. 3.
All the movement in the front forced Avril Lavigne's "The Best Damn Thing" out of the top spot and down to No. 4, and Isabelle Boulay's "De Retour a la Source" from No. 2 to No. 5.
Meawhile, Timbaland's "Timbaland Presents: Shock Value" and Mika's "Life in Cartoon Motion" both stayed at No. 6 and No. 7, respectively, and Ne-Yo's "Because of You" debuted at No. 8.
Nelly Furtado's "Loose" slipped one position to No. 9, and Justin Timberlake's "FutureSex/LoveSounds" re-entered the top 10 at No. 10.
Other notable debuts included Tori Amos' "American Doll Posse" at No. 15, the "Spider-Man 3" soundtrack at No. 36, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club's "Baby 81" at No. 38, and Faber Drive's "Seven Second Surgery" at No. 42.
In the U.S., Ne-Yo hit No. 1 (251,000), followed by Rush in third, Avril Lavigne in fourth, and Tori Amos in fifth.