Sara Jabakhanji


Sara Jabakhanji is a general assignment reporter with CBC News in Toronto. You can reach her at

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5 boys charged in Kennedy station stabbing granted bail

Five boys charged in connection with a Friday stabbing at Kennedy station that sent a man to hospital have all been granted bail. 

Province moving Science Centre to Ontario Place grounds, plans to build housing in its place

The provincial government announced Tuesday it will be moving the Science Centre to the Ontario Place grounds — a site that itself is undergoing a controversial redevelopment process.

Ontario reaches record-high levels of film, TV production in 2022

The province's screen sector is reporting its strongest ever year last year with Ontario hitting record-high levels of film and television productions.

Toronto showed 'significant unfairness' in controversial encampment clearings, report finds

Toronto showed "significant unfairness" when it cleared encampments in the summer of 2021 and chose to act quickly despite there being no urgency to do so, an investigation into the controversial moves has found.

Black Torontonians 'significantly' more likely to face discrimination on regular basis, study finds

Black people in Toronto are "significantly" more likely to face discrimination on a regular basis than white residents, according to a recent in-depth report on Torontonians' day-to-day experience with microaggression and discrimination. 

Claiming the Ontario staycation tax credit on an Airbnb trip? You may run into trouble

With tax season in full throttle, Ontarians are now beginning to file their taxes but some say they are experiencing issues when it comes to claiming the provincial government's staycation tax credit for Airbnb trips taken last year.

Hundreds of High Park tenants call for more rent control after being notified of 12% increases

Tenants at a building in Toronto's High Park neighbourhood say they are feeling priced out after finding out their rent will increase nearly 12 per cent this year, and are calling for more rent control.

Student seen ripping pages from Qur'an 'a concerning incident of Islamophobia,' says Ontario school board

Students at a high school east of Oshawa, Ont., are taking their concerns to the school board after a video appearing to show a student tearing up pages from a Qur'an and crumpling them up began to circulate last week.

Charges stayed in 'largest-ever' international drug bust in Toronto police history

What was once dubbed the largest-ever "international drug takedown" in Toronto Police Service history fell through in court Monday after all charges linked to the case were stayed.

She escaped war-torn Syria, then Turkey's earthquake. But she still can't come to Canada

Zahra Alshwikkh's immigration application was completed in July 2022, nearly seven months ago, but the Syrian refugee narrowly escaped death a second time in Turkey as she waited for Canada to issue her travel documents.