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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)

New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant says men play an important role in stopping harassment in the workplace. Some of Canada’s provincial leaders discuss steps they’ve taken in their own offices to combat harassment.

The public discussion on sexual harassment and assault sparked by the allegations against Hollywood giant Harvey Weinstein has been chosen as the Canadian Press News Story of the Year, by reporters and editors across the country.

Christopher Garnier’s lawyer says the Halifax man was “shocked” to be found guilty of second-degree murder in the death of an off-duty Nova Scotia police officer. Catherine Campbell’s mother says she feels justice has been served.

Justin Trudeau is apologizing after the federal ethics commissioner found the prime minister broke conflict of interest rules when he vacationed at an island owned by the Aga Khan. Trudeau says he'll take “all precautions” in the future.

Marijuana activists Jodie and Marc Emery must pay $195,000 and spend two years on probation after pleading guilty to drug-related charges. Jodie Emery expressed frustration that her record may exclude her from the legal pot industry.

Quebec jurist Richard Wagner has taken over as chief justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, after Beverley McLachlin retired Friday. Wagner was sworn in at a ceremony at Rideau Hall Monday.

Laura Babcock’s father, Clayton Babcock, says the first-degree murder conviction of Dellen Millard and Mark Smich in the death of his daughter does not ease the pain of her loss. The two men were automatically sentenced to life in prison without parole for 25 years.

 

The Bank of Canada governor says if the use of physical money diminishes, it makes sense for central banks to create their own version of Bitcoin. Stephen Poloz says there is “no urgency” for the bank to create a digital currency.

The federal government is tweaking proposed tax changes for small-business owners distributing earnings among family members. Conservative finance critic Pierre Poilievre is calling the revisions a “cobweb of complicated rules.”

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