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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)

Prosecutors have rested their case in the Bill Cosby trial. They wrapped up Friday afternoon after the jury heard the comedian's decade-old testimony about giving quaaludes to women he wanted to have sex with.

The Bank of Canada’s latest financial system review notes exposure to potential shocks amid rising household debt and hot housing markets. But bank governor Stephen Poloz says he is “comforted” by an upswing in economic resilience.

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair brought up Justin Trudeau’s admitted pot-smoking in a call for pardons of people convicted of marijuana-related crimes. The prime minister said until pot is decriminalized, “the law remains the law.”

The justice minister has introduced legislation to “update and strengthen” Canada’s sexual assault law. Jody Wilson-Raybould says the proposed changes would clarify what constitutes consent and the admissibility of certain evidence.

The House of Commons observed a moment of silence Monday for a B.C. woman and six others killed in Saturday’s London terror attack. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau offered condolences to Christine Archibald’s family and friends.

The prime minister says all levels of government must continue to push for “lasting solutions” to the rising opioid epidemic in Canada. Justin Trudeau addressed the Federation of Canadian Municipalities Friday in Ottawa.

The daughter of two Canadian winery owners held in China for over a year is seeking help from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Amy Chang says her parents John Chang and Lan-Fed Lu have been tried over a customs valuation dispute.

The new Conservative leader says the justice system needs changes in the wake of a media report that convicted killer Karla Homolka volunteered at a Montreal elementary school. Andrew Scheer raised the issue in question period Wednesday.

Is it better to invest your extra income or use it to pay off your mortgage more quickly? Financial planning expert John De Goey helps outline the options.

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