Julia Caron

Journalist

Julia Caron is a journalist, radio-maker and art lover based in Quebec City. Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Julia has lived in over a dozen military towns growing up. She has called Quebec City home since 2008, and proudly calls herself a franglophone (yes, it's a thing).

Latest from Julia Caron

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First Nations Paramedics helping fill staffing shortage in northern communities

An ambulance service run by and for Indigenous people in Kanesatake is encouraging paramedics to help fill the gaps in remote parts of the province.
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Ghislain Picard says Pope's visit should be about survivors, not celebration

Quebec AM host Julia Caron speaks with Assembly of First Nations Regional Chief Ghislain Picard about what the Pope's visit means to Indigenous communities.
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Voices of KWE! Meet with Indigenous Peoples event in Quebec City

We hear from Indigenous people from across Quebec who came to the KWE! Meet with Indigenous Peoples event in Quebec City and talk about what non-Indigenous Quebecers can reflect on for National Indigenous Peoples Day.

A look inside the Quebec City hat shop where 'it's as though time stopped'

For 30 years, tourists flocked from across the globe to find the best panama hat at BiBi & Compagnie, an eccentric hat shop in Vieux-Québec.

In Abitibi, the debate over Énergie Saguenay's proposed natural gas pipeline rumbles on

As scientists and environmental activists line up against Gazoduq, the promoter of the pipeline that would cross the region, the mayor of Rouyn-Noranda say the city's 'not ready to take a formal position' on the project.

Abitibi-Témiscamingue residents gather to protest Gazoduq pipeline project

Citizens of Rouyn-Noranda and nearby towns in the Abitibi-Témiscamingue region want to send a message to the people behind a proposed pipeline that would cross through their territory.

Saskatchewan pilots join Quebec foresters in fight to halt spruce budworm

Throughout June and early July, the airport in Mont-Joli, Que., buzzed with activity, as a pair of planes owned by a Yorkton, Sask., company carried out targeted spray operations to control the larvae eating through some of Canada's most valuable forests.
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Newcomers to Quebec City turn pop stars in viral video clip

One of the summer’s biggest earworms — a bright, punchy dance tune with an African beat — was composed by a group of Quebec City refugee students who sing about identity, maple syrup and missing home.

Quebec City's new farmers' market a hit with vendors and customers

Friday's grand opening came on the heels of Thursday's closure of the market in the city's Old Port, and many residents of that neighbourhood worry le Grand Marché is robbing them of a vital part of their local economy. But producers who made the move said they're happy to discover how open and spacious the new building is.

Quebecers dance their way into the hearts of newcomers

Dancers from across the province gather in Saint-Jean-Port-Joli for "la veillée de la danse trad," a new way of fostering friendships between old-timers and those new to the region.

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