Nils Johanson, a.k.a. Mark Elliot, dead at 65. The host of the talk radio show People Helping People started his career as a DJ who got famous in Ottawa before being sidelined by addiction. After a stint in rehab, he came back to make recovery the focus of his broadcasting. Mark Elliot’s 15-year run as a regular on Newstalk 1010 ended in 2016, then he retired the radio name by which he was known:

Brian Henderson dead at 74. Hired as the sportscaster for 1050 CHUM in 1977, he took over the newscasts a decade later, and eventually got the morning show to himself—and he even survived 1050’s first detour into sports. That run came to an end while he was on medical leave in 2004. Henny claimed that his plan to return to CHUM was overruled when he was presented with an envelope at a Tim Hortons next to the hospital.

“It was a pleasure for me this morning to welcome to her new home a very brave new Canadian.” Chrystia Freeland was at Pearson airport to greet teenage Saudi refugee Rahaf al-Qunun, who leveraged social media to bring attention to her case. Further related questions for the foreign affairs minister may have to wait while the successfully saved Rahaf makes the rounds:

Jagmeet Singh asks: “Who accused who of white supremacy?” The NDP leader’s lack of awareness about the criticism from China’s ambassador to Canada caught him in the headlights. And now, convincted Canadian drug smuggler Robert Schellenberg has been sentenced to death in China, after prosecutors refused to settle for anything less.

The state of Doug Ford. The premier has lost his most experienced aide, and the Globe and Mail now details how the incoming OPP commissioner, Ron Taverner, dined with DoFo multiple times before being appointed top cop—including once with the hiring officer who vetted him. Meanwhile, a public meeting to counter a potential casino for Ontario Place helped to rouse nostalgia for its history:

Sunnybrook pulled a piece of badvertising. “Bring us your worst,” a line from its current fundraising campaign, was, the hospital now admits, an inaproppriate pairing with this particular image:

Canada Dry seems in no hurry to flatten its fake label in Canada. The ginger ale was sued last summer by a mom who disputed its label, which says “Made with Real Ginger.” The case is headed towards a class-action settlement that will reward Canada Dry drinkers with up to $5.20 per U.S. household without proof of purchase, or $40 with. But the deal doesn’t apply in Canada, where the brand’s website is still pushing alleged ginger spice.

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