Sabrina Jonas

Digital reporter

Sabrina Jonas is a digital reporter with CBC Montreal. She was previously based at CBC Toronto after graduating from Toronto Metropolitan University's School of Journalism. Sabrina has a particular interest in social justice issues and human interest stories. Drop her an email at sabrina.jonas@cbc.ca

Latest from Sabrina Jonas

Construction near Berri-UQAM delayed after almost 2 years of work. What's taking so long?

Originally expected to be complete by June 2023, work on De Maisonneuve Boulevard has dragged on nearly a year longer than anticipated and is now expected to be done by July 2024.

Breathtaking total solar eclipse wows skywatchers in Quebec

Across southern Quebec, time seemed to stop Monday afternoon as everybody was looking up at the sky.

Power knocked out for thousands as spring storm rolls through Quebec

Hydro-Québec officials said their teams are working hard to restore power to customers still without power after a spring storm brought heavy, wet snow. 

Non-profit hosts Easter brunch for seniors across Quebec to break isolation

Volunteers with Little Brothers, a Quebec non-profit group that provides support to lonely seniors aged 75 and older, spent this holiday weekend brunching with seniors across the province.

Royalmount mega-mall project a step closer to completion, but traffic concerns remain

Over the weekend, a pedestrian walkway over the Décarie Expressway connecting the future Royalmount mega-mall to the Montreal Metro system was installed. But the addition of the walkway hasn't quelled concerns about traffic.

Parents file $1.5M lawsuit after Quebec teacher accused of selling students' artwork online

A group of parents has filed a lawsuit against a Montreal-area high school art teacher and his school board after students found their classroom artwork available for purchase on the teacher's personal website last month. 

PWHL Montreal to break women's hockey crowd record as Bell Centre sells out in minutes

General tickets for the April 20th game between Montreal and Toronto went on sale Wednesday at 10 a.m. ET and sold out in under 20 minutes, setting the league up to break the world record for largest attendance for a professional women's hockey match. 

Former minister must explain retrial order in murder case of ex-Quebec judge, Crown says

The head of Quebec's Director of Criminal and Penal Prosecutions (DCPC) wants former federal justice minister David Lametti to publicly justify his decision to order a retrial for former Quebec judge Jacques Delisle back in 2021.

Some Airbnb hosts lie about units being their main residence. Montreal says proving that is hard

Montreal's executive committee says it doesn't have the means to crack down on short-term rental hosts who falsely claim to be operating out of their primary residence. 
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Quebec court temporarily bans protests near several Jewish institutions as groups clash

A Quebec court has issued a temporary injunction prohibiting protests near several Jewish institutions in Montreal's Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce borough following back-to-back demonstrations outside community buildings in recent days. 

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