Jennifer Yoon

Jennifer Yoon is a journalist at CBC Montreal.

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Feeling blue? Try forcing yourself to laugh

A South Shore woman is trying to lighten Montrealers' hearts with laughter yoga classes. Seeking happiness is all the more important during the pandemic, experts say.

Life after curfew for Montreal's homeless means lineups, fear of fines and few empty beds

After 8 p.m., when most of the city shuts down due to Quebec's COVID-19 curfew, many homeless people are still trying to find a place to stay. Here is a look at one night outside the city's overwhelmed shelters.

New addition to NDG street life makes it easier for neighbours to lend a helping hand

A Montreal woman has made it easier for NDG residents to help each other by donating non-perishable foods to a communal pantry, installed on Sherbrooke Street in front of Epicerie Moderne.

Neighbours in Ahuntsic-Cartierville mourn beloved depanneur owner stabbed inside shop

Mr. Yong, who owned and operated Depanneur de Lille for 15 years, was fatally stabbed inside his shop earlier this month.

Facing month-long shutdown, restaurant and bar owners in Quebec red zones say they feel targeted

A financial compensation plan should have been in place before shut down was announced, say restaurateurs, who fear they will not survive the province's month-long closure.

McGill students say COVID-19 more widespread than reported by university

McGill University says there are only six cases of COVID on-campus and says there is no evidence of community transmission happening there. Students tell a different story.

Quebec's early March break contributed to province's spring woes, study suggests

A new study suggests what many already suspected: the early break, which began Feb. 29, was a key factor in the spread of the virus before lockdown in mid-March.

Crude puns and sexually explicit menu items at Rosemère restaurant anger Vietnamese Quebecers

More than 2,000 people have signed a petition calling on a Vietnamese restaurant to change its name and some of the language used on its menu.

Parents in Quebec court to fight for wider access to online learning

A group of parents who are concerned about the threat of COVID-19 in Quebec schools tried to convince a judge to order the province to loosen its rules on who can take classes online.

After months of waiting, amateur fighters in Quebec finally allowed back in the ring

The new rules require gyms to implement a 'bubbling' system, which entails training groups of no more than four athletes, who will fight and train with one another throughout the season.

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