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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)

Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau considered Richard Wagner’s bilingualism when appointing the 60-year-old as the Supreme Court of Canada’s next chief justice.

Ottawa has agreed to give the provinces and territories 75 per cent of tax revenues from the sale of legalized marijuana. Finance Minister Bill Morneau says the deal will be reviewed again in two years.

Former national ski coach Bertrand Charest was sentenced to 12 years in prison after being convicted on 37 sex-related charges against teenage trainees. The Crown prosecutor says the sentence is in line with what they asked for.

Interrogation video shows Christopher Garnier saying he knew Catherine Campbell was dead before she was put into a bin in 2015. Garnier has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder in the death of the off-duty police officer.

Montreal Mayor Valerie Plante says suspending the city’s police chief is an “opportunity” to rebuild trust in the force. Quebec’s public security minister made the move Wednesday after a report was critical of Philippe Pichet. 

The prime minister’s Supreme Court nominee spoke about her “unconventional” career path in a Tuesday question session with politicians. Sheilah Martin says she has a deep understanding of a judge’s role after over a decade on the bench.

Liberal MP Sherry Romanado says she was humiliated by comments made to her by Conservative MP James Bezan at a May event that were “sexual in nature.” Bezan apologized earlier Monday in the House of Commons and in a statement.

Dozens of people marched through Toronto’s downtown streets to show support for survivors of sexual violence and harassment. The event is part of the #MeToo movement to end gender-based violence.

A Conservative MP was booted from the House of Commons Thursday in the wake of heated exchanges between the Opposition and the finance minister. The Tories continued to grill Bill Morneau with questions over stock sales. 

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