Jennifer Yoon

Jennifer Yoon is a journalist at CBC Montreal.

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Convicted killer Adele Sorella released from prison while waiting for appeal

A jury found Sorella guilty of second-degree murder in the deaths of her two daughters, Amanda and Sabrina De Vito last year.

STM gradually resuming front-door boarding, ticket validation starting July 20

STM says by the end of August, customers will also be able to see how busy a bus is on their website.

Montreal removes Cabot Square bench that deterred passersby from sitting for too long

If the city is going to discourage people from sitting too long in certain locations, it should do more to help the homeless people who congregate there, says the executive director of Montreal's Native Women's Shelter.

Mandatory masks in Côte Saint-Luc a success, mayor says, but provincewide rule would help

Most Côte Saint-Luc businesses, residents and visitors are complying with mandatory mask law in place since July 1.

All Quebecers will have compost bins by 2025, provincial government says

The provincial government says it wants to invest $1.2 billion over the next 10 years to help municipalities establish compost collection and processing plants.

Hundreds of Quebec families still don't have a lease after moving day

A social housing group is calling on the province to pay for 10,000 new social and community housing units over the next year as it says hundreds of families had to leave their homes this month.

Amid a housing crisis, should Montrealers be allowed to convert duplexes into single-family homes?

Some families say they need to renovate to stay in the city, but others say allowing renovations will put vulnerable tenants at risk of eviction.

No singing allowed and faces must be covered as places of worship reopen in Quebec

Congregants say they feel happy to be back in their places of worship, despite new rules in place for public health

REM station will be named Griffintown-Bernard Landry, to disappointment of Irish community

The station, which will connect Griffintown and Cité du Multimédia, will have a park in front, commemorating 19th century Irish businesswoman Mary Griffin, said the mayor.

Laval commits to collecting police racial profiling data

The City of Laval is promising changes to its police department, including a commitment to tracking complaints of racial profiling and hiring more visible minorities.

Masks, health checks mandatory for travellers flying in and out of Montreal's Trudeau Airport

Only passengers and people working at Montreal's Pierre Trudeau International Airport will be allowed to enter the terminal building.

Residents of COVID-free long-term care homes can have visitors again, starting now

After 100 days strictly confined to their rooms, CHSLD residents can now go on outings, dine together, get their teeth cleaned and receive visitors, as long as there is no active coronavirus outbreak in their home.

For these Asian Montrealers, breaking down anti-Blackness starts at the dinner table

Being an ally means confronting anti-Black racism everywhere, including in our own families and communities, say young Montrealers of Asian descent. 

Wandering humpback whale likely killed in ship collision, says necropsy team

The preliminary results of a necropsy on the whale, whose body was found floating downstream from Montreal Tuesday, show signs of acute trauma, said Université de Montréal veterinary Prof. Stéphane Lair.

Wayward humpback whale, beloved to Montrealers, found dead floating down St. Lawrence

About a week after a humpback whale showed up near the Old Port of Montreal, the whale's lifeless body was seen Tuesday morning, drifting down the St. Lawrence River near Varennes, about 30 kilometres downstream from the city.