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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.

Riders see streak end

REGINA—Trevor Harris and William Powell led the way as the Ottawa Redblacks snapped the Saskatchewan Roughriders' four-game winning streak with a 30-25 victory Saturday night.

With the win, the Redblacks (7-5) assumed sole possession of first place in the CFL's East Division.

The Riders slipped to 7-5 to sit tied for second with Edmonton in the West Division.