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Rescued polar bear dies

WINNIPEG—A polar bear that was rescued as a cub and brought to a zoo in Winnipeg has died, zoo officials say.

The Assiniboine Park Zoo said in a news release that “Eli,” a three-year-old polar bear that has lived at the zoo since November, 2015, started showing mild clinical symptoms Friday.

PM's wife kicks off summit

WASHINGTON—Sophie Gregoire Trudeau kicked off a United Nations-led girls' conference in Washington with a pep talk today, urging young women to believe in themselves and in their ability to shape the world.

The prime minister's wife referred to her own past eating disorder, and talked about the ways young girls often lack confidence in their appearance or in their ability.

NAIG more than sports

The 2017 North American Indigenous Games are bringing a message of healing to Toronto, not just through participation in sports but a cultural exchange.

Marcia Trudeau-Bomberry, the CEO of the Games, emphasizes the cultural exchange that will happen not just between indigenous and non-indigenous people, but First Nations from across the continent.

Carter out of hospital

WINNIPEG—Former U.S. president Jimmy Carter has been released from a Winnipeg hospital a day after he became dehydrated while volunteering with a “Habitat for Humanity” home-building event in the city.

A statement from the Habitat organization said Carter, who is 92, was released this morning and attended the daily devotional at the build site.