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Social media sites are facing backlash after failing to contain the spread of a video of an attack on two New Zealand mosques. The shootings at the two Christchurch mosques left 49 people dead and injured dozens more. The man who allegedly carried out the shootings reportedly broadcast 17 minutes of the attack on a Facebook livestream. Both YouTube owner Google and Twitter also say they're working to remove video of the shootings from their sites. Officials are criticizing the tech giants once again for reacting too slowly to harmful content. Legal analysts say sharing the video will only inspire more mass shootings in the future. (The Canadian Press)

Maxime Bernier says he’s quitting the Conservatives over issues including supply management and multiculturalism, adding he plans to start a new party. The Quebec MP says he wants to offer “real change” in the next election. (The Canadian Press)

The prime minister condemned a reported robocall pitching Conservative memberships by citing the cancer diagnosis of a Liberal MP. Trudeau said the party reportedly responsible should “never do anything like this again.” (The Canadian Press)

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says the U.S. and Mexico are signalling “optimism” on resolving bilateral issues within the NAFTA framework. Freeland says Canada is looking forward to rejoining the trade negotiations. (The Canadian Press)

The case of truck driver Jaskirat Singh Sidhu, charged in the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash, has been adjourned to early October. Crown prosecutor Robin Ritter says Sidhu’s lawyer needed more time to review case documents. (The Canadian Press)

Ontario’s minister responsible for immigration, Lisa MacLeod, says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is “debasing the debate” around irregular border crossers by accusing a heckler in Quebec of racism after he was questioned about “illegal immigrants.” (The Canadian Press)

Several thousand mourners packed a Fredericton arena on Saturday for the regimental funeral for Constables Robb Costello and Sara Burns. The city’s police chief urged people to focus on “compassion” in the wake of last week’s deadly shooting. (The Canadian Press)

Ontario Premier Doug Ford says if the province took over Toronto’s transit system it would benefit the city. Ford promised during the provincial election campaign to create a regional transportation system. (The Canadian Press)

A judge has approved interim payments of $50,000 from the $15.2 million donated to the Humboldt Broncos GoFundMe campaign. The father of one victim says he trusts the approved committee will distribute the remaining funds fairly. (The Canadian Press)

The Halifax man convicted of murder in the 2015 death of off-duty police officer Catherine Campbell has been sentenced to 13.5 years in prison before he can seek parole. Christopher Garnier’s lawyer reacted to the sentence on Tuesday. (The Canadian Press)

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