Antoni Nerestant


Antoni Nerestant has been with CBC Montreal since 2015. He's worked as a video journalist, a sports reporter and a web writer, covering anything from Quebec provincial politics to the 2022 Beijing Olympics.

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Advocates worry about asylum seekers' safety as RCMP tear down Quebec's Roxham Road

With the number of people crossing into the country through Roxham Road dwindling, the constant presence of officers there has been deeemed unnecessary.

Montreal public health against plan for mini casino near Bell Centre

Loto-Québec wants to open a mini casino steps away from the Bell Centre in downtown Montreal. Montreal Public Health says it's a bad idea.

Fatal overdose victim in Montreal remembered as 'raw, fun lady' loved by many

Sindy Wabanonik, a 42-year-old mother of three, was part of a group of six people who overdosed at the same time in Montreal last Sunday. People close to her have set up a small makeshift memorial as a tribute.

Montreal's REM cost rises 26% to $7.95B

It's been about six weeks since the REM's southern branch has been up and running, connecting Montreal to the South Shore. On Wednesday, the people behind the project provided an update on how service is going, and the final estimated cost.

Men hospitalized after wave of overdoses in downtown Montreal say they are lucky to be alive

Two men who were hospitalized following a wave of overdoses in downtown Montreal Sunday say they believe they inhaled a drug from a poisoned supply, and that they feel lucky to be alive.

Court overturns stay granted to 88-year-old former Quebec judge in wife's killing

The Quebec Court of Appeal has overturned a decision that allowed a former judge, who is now 88 years old, to avoid a second trial in the death of his wife.

These pioneers helped shape Montreal's hip-hop scene

Montreal played a leading role in shaping Canadian hip-hop. These are the pioneers who were there in the beginning.

Montreal to host CEBL Championship Weekend next year, locking up final-4 spot for Alliance

The city of Montreal has been tapped to host next year's Championship Weekend, the marquee event for the Canadian Elite Basketball League. The plan was announced just days before the league's top players are expected to play in a showcase game in Quebec City.

Former Montreal school teacher gets 8-year sentence for abuse of 5 young girls

Dominic Blanchette, who worked as a teacher in Montreal, had already pleaded guilty to sex crimes involving five girls, including possession of child pornography, child luring and sexual exploitation. On Tuesday, he was sentenced to eight years in prison.

The push to make Verdun's Wellington Street pedestrian-only year round

Each summer, Wellington Street in Montreal's Verdun borough becomes a pedestrian-only zone. Some residents want that concept to become permanent.