Usual suspects help Astros trounce White Sox to reach 5th straight ALCS

Led by their October-tested stars, the Houston Astros are going back to the AL Championship Series for the fifth straight year. Jose Altuve hit a three-run homer, scored four times and stole a base, and Houston eliminated the Chicago White Sox with a 10-1 victory in Game 4 of their AL Division Series on Tuesday.

Minister Ng speaks with United Kingdom Secretary of State for International Trade Anne-Marie Trevelyan

Today, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, met with Anne-Marie Trevelyan, the United Kingdom’s Secretary of State for International Trade, on the margins of the G20 Trade and Investment Ministers meeting held in Italy on October 11 and 12, 2021.

Athletes Unlimited announces new women’s pro basketball league

Natasha Cloud watched her wife, Aleshia Ocasio, win the Athletes Unlimited softball title this past summer and now will have a chance to win her own championship in the winter. Cloud will be part of the new Athletes Unlimited basketball league that will debut in January.

Canadiens’ Jake Allen set for early-season test with goalie Price, D-man Weber out

Montreal Canadiens netminder Jake Allen will be getting a lot more work in October after Carey Price voluntarily entered the NHL/NHLPA player assistance program. Price’s absence is compounded by the fact captain Shea Weber is on long-term injury reserve.

Flu shot very important as pandemic lingers, says specialist

It’s hard to predict what kind of influenza season Canada might see this year, so people should get both their COVID-19 vaccines and a flu shot, even at the same time, says Dr. Susy Hota, Medical director for infection prevention and control at Toronto’s University Health Network.

Quebec health minister won’t budge on Friday’s vaccine deadline for health-care workers

Quebec Health Minister Christian Dubé says Friday is a firm deadline for the province’s health-care workers to be vaccinated or suspended without pay. Several professional orders say they will suspend unvaccinated members’ licences that same day; some union representatives worry about the fallout.

Four National Film Board of Canada works screening at the 2021 St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival. NFB selection includes films by St. John’s filmmakers Monica Kidd and Jennie Williams.

Powerful local stories from Newfoundland and Labrador and acclaimed Indigenous works from across Canada—that’s what the National Film Board of Canada is bringing to the St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival (October 13–17, 2021) this year in a selection of four outstanding new films.

Minister Ng meets with international counterparts at G20 Trade and Investment Ministers meeting

Minister Ng discussed the upcoming World Trade Organization’s (WTO) 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) with Damien O’Connor, New Zealand’s Minister of Agriculture and Minister for Trade and Export Growth, Biosecurity, Land Information and Rural Communitie

CNSC renews Ontario Power Generation’s site preparation licence for its Darlington New Nuclear Project

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission announced its decision to renew the nuclear power reactor site preparation licence held by Ontario Power Generation Inc. for its Darlington New Nuclear Project, located in the Municipality of Clarington, Ontario.