Sudha Krishnan

Sudha Krishnan is a journalist with CBC Montreal.

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Montreal man quits job, works to inspire kids to replace screens with board games

About a year ago, he quit his job as a genetic toxicologist and launched All Aboard Games. He is now working with more than 50 Montreal-area schools with the aim of getting kids to disconnect from screens and connect more with friends and family.

Health authorities urging at-risk patients to get flu shot, as tough strain predicted this season

Tuccia Faustino, an 84-year-old Montrealer who has diabetes, has avoided getting the flu shot for 20 years. But Quebec's Health Ministry says it's time to rethink that.
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One-sixth of schools in Montreal dangerously close to polluted roads: analysis

Is your child's school near a busy road? Despite public health warnings, no zoning changes have been made to prevent new schools from being built near highways.

Ahunstic seniors' residences scramble to find new homes for 78 seniors after EMSB moves to evict them

The English Montreal School Board, which owns the buildings, gave the owners of the two private residences notice that it's terminating the leases on the properties next June.

Quebec hopes to nudge homeowners out of flood zones with disaster relief program

A new disaster relief program, announced Monday by the Quebec government, will set hard caps on the amount of compensation available to homeowners in flood zones, with the goal of encouraging them to move elsewhere.

Montreal SPCA investigating after video of horse collapsing at sugar shack goes viral

Video of the incident,which took place in Saint-Eustache, spread on social media on Saturday and has been watched and shared thousands of times.

Young Montreal environmentalists call on McDonald's to clean up its act

A pair of Grade 3 students at Étoile Filante school in Montreal's NDG district sent a letter and their own packaging prototypes to the corporate giant, urging the fast-food chain to reduce waste.

Montreal's decision to nix police body cams disappoints alleged victims, advocates

For Montrealers who feel wronged by police, the adoption of police body cameras was seen as a way to hold officers accountable. But Mayor Valérie Plante decided not to use the devices.

Man on trial for killing wife with Alzheimer's was 'pushed beyond his limits,' defence says

The lawyer for Michel Cadotte, 57, says the defence won't dispute the Montreal man ended the life of his wife, Jocelyne Lizotte, in 2017, but will argue he cannot be held responsible because he was under extreme psychological distress.

Elderly woman left bruised, cut after falling from her wheelchair at LaSalle nursing home

A Montreal woman whose 89-year-old mother ended up in hospital after a fall from her wheelchair at the Centre d'hébergement de LaSalle is questioning the level of supervision at the public long-term care home.

Borough to send inspector to rooming house without power, permits

Half a dozen tenants have been without electricity for 10 days and counting due to an unpaid electricity bill. The city says the Ville-Marie borough will send an inspector and "intervene" if the situation doesn't improve.
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No electricity for tenants of shabby Montreal rooming house billed as 'mansion'

They were promised a mansion in the heart of Montreal, but a half dozen tenants in a downtown rooming house have been without power for 10 days and counting, because the electricity bill hasn't been paid.

Jetting off? Consider Denver-booting your car before parking in a lot near Trudeau Airport

At least one hotel in Montreal's West Island is offering guests wheel clamps to prevent their vehicles from being stolen, so great is the problem of car thefts from hotel parking lots near Trudeau International Airport.

Retired Crown calls for overhaul of Quebec justice system to better serve Indigenous communities

Justice Minister Stéphanie Vallée cites the appointment of the first Indigenous judge in Quebec as one of her political accomplishments but admits the province must do more to recruit Aboriginal people to work in the justice system. A retired prosecutor says Quebec must go farther still.

Community groups say process to make Montreal more 'age friendly' not inclusive enough

More than a dozen community groups say the city’s process to make Montreal more “age friendly” is still not inclusive enough, despite some improvements.