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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)

A teen fleeing her allegedly abusive family in Saudi Arabia arrived at Toronto Pearson International Airport on Saturday as a refugee. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland called Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun a “brave new Canadian.” (The Canadian Press)

As Ottawa announced strict new rules for drone operators in Canada, Transport Minister Marc Garneau says the government is working with airports to prevent the unmanned vehicles from being flown into space reserved for aircraft. (The Canadian Press)

Anti-pipeline protesters chanted opposite pipeline supporters in yellow vests outside a Liberal fundraiser in Kamloops, B.C., where Justin Trudeau spoke on Wednesday. Both groups voiced criticisms of the prime minister. (The Canadian Press)

The driver of the truck involved in the deadly crash with the Humboldt Broncos bus has pleaded guilty to all charges against him. Jaskirat Singh Sidhu’s lawyer says Sidhu didn’t want a trial.  (The Canadian Press)

Saskatchewan’s premier apologized Monday to survivors of the ‘60s Scoop. Scott Moe said the province caused “pain and sadness” through the policy of relocating Indigenous children to non-Indigenous homes. (The Canadian Press)

A judge who reviewed street checks by Ontario police says resources should focus on people “reasonably suspected” of crimes and not on random carding, which Justice Michael Tulloch says alienates racialized communities. (The Canadian Press)

A Somali refugee who became a Canadian citizen in 2017 says it is a “privilege” to be elected to Victoria city council. Sharmarke Dubow says he wants to make his community “more inclusive.” (The Canadian Press)

Justin Trudeau says his government has a “thoughtful” plan for the upcoming 2019 federal election. Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says the prime minister’s approach is “divisive.” (The Canadian Press)

The Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team has been chosen as Canada’s Newsmaker of the Year, receiving 56 of 129 votes from news editors across the country. Sixteen players and staff were killed in April after a crash involving the team’s bus.  (The Canadian Press)

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