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Alberta still planning to release bear cubs this fall

EDMONTON—Alberta Environment says two black bear cubs being rehabilitated will be returned to the wild by mid-October despite concerns that it is too early.

The Cochrane Ecological Institute, a non-profit wildlife facility, took in two cubs after the province lifted a ban in the spring that had been in place since 2010.

Feds pledge $1.7B for indigenous child care

OTTAWA—Three national indigenous organizations will receive a combined $1.7 billion to spend on child care over the coming decade under an agreement announced yesterday.

The 10-year funding comes from a pot of $7 billion the federal Liberals had set aside for early learning and child-care initiatives, with the remainder being given to provinces and territories.

Jets edge past Wild

WINNIPEG—Even Joe Morrow wasn't really positive he scored the game-winning goal for the Winnipeg Jets last night but he'll take it.

The defenceman's goal with eight minutes to go in the third period lifted the Jets to a 2-1 victory over the Minnesota Wild in pre-season action.