Jessica Rusnak

Jessica Rusnak is a sports journalist for CBC Daybreak.

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New billboard in Montreal fires up old feelings over Subban-Weber trade

There's a familiar face on a new billboard in downtown Montreal.
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Meet Émilie Castonguay, Canada's only female NHLPA-certified hockey agent

Émilie Castonguay is a name on the rise in the hockey world: she is the only female NHLPA certified hockey agent in Canada. 

Former Concordia Stingers coach walking to raise money — despite suffering stroke 3 years ago

Les Lawton, head coach of the women's hockey team until 2015, has been walking 15 kilometres a day to get in shape for Concordia University's annual charity walkathon Friday.

'More than just an athlete,' Pointe-Claire honours Tony Proudfoot by naming new park after late CFLer

Tony Proudfoot, a long-time Pointe-Claire resident and former Canadian professional football player, died in 2010 after battling the incurable neurological disorder ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.
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Keep an eye out for these Quebec athletes at the 2018 Winter Olympics

The 2018 Winter Olympics get started tomorrow. Wondering which local athletes you should be keeping an eye out for? CBC Montreal's Jessica Rusnak has a few suggestions.

Habs continue tradition of buying gifts for underprivileged children

The Montreal Canadiens are keeping with their annual holiday tradition of giving back to the community by buying gifts for underprivileged children.

Canadian women's rugby rookies vow to be on podium in next month's World Cup

Three new players from Quebec are heading to the Women's Rugby World Cup in Ireland, joining the experienced team that shocked the rugby world by coming home in 2014 with the silver medal.

After the podium, an Olympian from Pointe-Claire struggles to return to normal life

Saying goodbye is never easy, especially when it comes to ending a relationship that lasted for more than two decades. For Thomas Hall, that long-term relationship was with a sport, sprint canoe.

Diehard Habs fan says 'it's torture' these days being married to a Rangers fan

The NHL playoffs can be a tense time for any hockey fan, but it’s especially rough when you are married to the enemy.