Aviva Lessard

Current Affairs/Digital Intern

Aviva Lessard is a current affairs and digital intern with CBC Montreal.

Latest from Aviva Lessard

New Plateau trash cans have 'binners' in mind

New participatory garbage cans in the Plateau make it easy for bottle collectors to get containers without having to rummage through the trash.

Slip or swim: Chomedey man fed up with Laval's inaction on flooded street

Panagiotis Arvanitis has had to wade through knee-deep water or risk falling on ice much of the winter because of apparent drainage issues in front of his home on Emilie-Gadbois Street, but the city says crews can't repair the sewer until spring.

Quebec City teen who created black history teaching materials wins $100K scholarship

Meet the 19-year-old Quebec City student who is also an activist, an educator and a poet. Laura Doyle Péan recently became one of only four Quebec recipients of the prestigious Loran scholarship.

Vendors at annual Montreal gardening event let you learn the story behind the seed

Teprine Baldo is one of 20 exhibitors from the local agri-food industry who will take part in the annual Seedy Weekend at the Montreal Planetarium.

A new Montreal children's choir is designed to empower youth

"Music is just the heartbeat of a lot of the things we do and it just makes us happy," says the director of MC3, which is modelled after a longtime Toronto choir geared toward youth of diverse backgrounds.

'The sky's the limit': Concordia Student Union opens long-awaited daycare for student parents

The daycare on Concordia's downtown campus grew out of an initiative to reduce some of the barriers to education faced by students who are also parents.

Construction of new Vaudreuil hospital will go ahead at planned site

The hospital planned for Vaudreuil-Soulanges has been given the go-ahead at the initial location.

Share a car with your neighbour through LocoMotion, a pilot project in Rosemont

LocoMotion grew out of the Solon collective’s search for ways to reduce the number of cars in the neighbourhood.