Thou shall not parody the Heritage Minute for partisan political purposes. A shitposting spoof of the historical vignettes, in which the Conservatives took aim at Justin Trudeau’s conflicts of interest, was withdrawn after a complaint from Historica Canada—then reposted with a disclaimer. Historica head Anthony Wilson-Smith claims the organization likes satire, but they have zero tolerance for an attack ad:

“Yo peeps, do you love me?” Gail Vaz-Oxlade hoped to weaponize her following into somehow halving the Twitter attention given to the Toronto Sun's Sue-Ann Levy, who previously criticized Vaz-Oxlade for using her platform to attack Doug Ford. The result of it was Levy gaining over 3,200 more followers, and everyone else wondering how social media turned into an outlet for schoolyard tedium.

Adam Vaughan is sorry that he suggested that Doug Ford deserved a “whack.” A reply from the Liberal MP to Ceta Ramkhalawansingh, who briefly filled his former seat on Toronto city council, got noticed for its suggestion of what to do with the premier. Nine hours later, Vaughan had to break out the mea culpa screenshot, presumably to appease his bosses. Along the way, though, he tried placating Twitter critics with a more illustrated explanation:

Bell Media channel unpublished an old article about taking erotic selfies. Vrak is the Quebecois version of Much—desperate to reach the cord-cutters. But its origins as a channel for children meant there were some raised eyebrows in response to some revived clickbait: “10 tips to successfully take a sexfie without ruining your reputation.”

Little Italy doesn’t need Netflix to get discovered. While the cross-border romantic comedy earned just $1.4 million at the Canadian box office, plus about a million more in the U.S., morbid fascination has far eclipsed the receipts. So, it was a natural pick for B-movie podcast How Did This Get Made?even though they didn't technically answer the question:

Mississauga is the new capital of viral crime. Peel Regional Police tweeted about convenience store owners fending off a would-be robber with bananas. (The couple later shared the footage to prove it.) This happened hours after the OPP announced their search for the source of other people’s property:

Ron Joyce dead at 88. The first franchisee recruited by Tim Horton took control of the company after its namesake died in 1974. More recently, Joyce was sued for $7.5 million in a sexual assault case that’s still ongoing. He left Tim Hortons after it was sold to Wendy’s for $400 million in 1996; by 2014, it was worth $12 billion to Burger King. So, you can’t blame Joyce for the imminent Double Double™ Coffee Bar.

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