Sabrina Jonas

Digital reporter

Sabrina Jonas is a digital reporter with CBC Montreal. She was previously based at CBC Toronto after graduating from Toronto Metropolitan University's School of Journalism. Sabrina has a particular interest in social justice issues and human interest stories. Drop her an email at

Latest from Sabrina Jonas

Calls grow for Quebec law to fight sexual violence in high schools after new allegations

More than a dozen parents and students alleging sexual violence at some Quebec high schools came together Friday to call for a law to prevent and fight the issue in secondary schools.

Manon Massé to step down as Québec Solidaire co-spokesperson

Six years after taking on her leadership position, the MNA for Sainte-Marie-Saint-Jacques is poised to pass the torch, eager to devote more time to people in her riding.

Quebec tables bill to tighten screws on Airbnb, other short-term rental platforms

The Quebec government already requires people who offer short-term accommodations to be registered with the province. Now, the companies that run the platforms would be responsible for enforcing a series of new rules.

Carifiesta Montreal festival, parade in limbo after city denies funding

The organizers of Montreal's annual Carifiesta parade say the event might not happen this summer after the city denied its regular funding. 

Hundreds of volunteers lend flood victims a helping hand in Baie-Saint-Paul, Que.

A large cleanup effort is underway in Baie-Saint-Paul, Que., following severe flooding earlier this week that damaged thousands of homes and hundreds of businesses. The team that runs the town's summer music festival is behind the initiative.

Viewers can't get enough of this 24/7 falcon nest cam at Université de Montréal

There are two peregrine falcons living in a nest box on the 23rd floor of the Roger-Gaudry building on the Université de Montréal campus. A 24/7 livestream allows people to tune into the birds' everyday lives.

Quebec woman fighting condo board for right to keep dog that helps with her mental health

Sarah Michaud-Allard, 28, who suffers with chronic depression and social anxiety, may be forced to give up her dog or move out unless she can prove to her condo board that the dog is an emotional support animal. 

Thousands of Quebec residents still without power 6 days after ice storm

Hydro-Québec says progress may appear slow Tuesday, as it tackles complex cases that impact fewer people at a time.

Over 100,000 Quebecers likely without power until Monday amid carbon monoxide concerns

Hydro-Québec crews have been working throughout the long weekend to restore power to more than 130,000 customers — the majority in Montreal — still without power following Wednesday's ice storm. 

More than 1 million without power as freezing rain coats southwestern Quebec

Freezing rain and high winds began pelting Montreal and several other southwestern regions in the province Wednesday, knocking out power for hundreds of thousands of Hydro-Québec customers.