Julia Page


Julia Page is a radio and online journalist with CBC News, based in Quebec City.

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From bootleggers to the SAQ — how Prohibition shaped the way Quebec drinks

During the 1920s Prohibition era, Quebec became the only province in Canada to not impose an outright ban on alcohol. A century later, the provincial liquor board's business model continues to tell the unique story of Quebec’s relationship to booze.

Indigenous families 'have a right to the truth' about children who vanished into Quebec's health system

The stories span decades, but are disturbingly similar: a child leaves their Indigenous community for medical treatment and is never seen again. After years of unanswered calls from anguished relatives, the Quebec government is promising answers.

Recruitment of Indigenous police officers a top priority, says Quebec government

The province intends to pay tuition for 24 Indigenous recruits every year, at Quebec's police academy in Nicolet, in an effort to boost the number of First Nations and Inuit officers working in the force.

Mi'kmaw students drive through New Brunswick checkpoints to protest against school restriction

Students from the Listuguj Mi'gmaq First Nation in Quebec say the level of learning they are receiving, after being denied in-person access to their school on the New Brunswick side of the border, is inadequate and could jeopardize their school year.

Class action against Oblate priests jumps to 190 alleged victims from across Quebec

The number of claimants in a class action lawsuit against the Missionary Oblates has grown from 30 alleged victims of sexual abuse, to 190 Indigenous and non-Indigenous claimants.

Man accused in Quebec City Halloween attacks to undergo psychiatric evaluation

The man who is charged with killing two people and injuring five others during the Old Quebec Halloween attacks, will undergo a psychiatric evaluation.

Victim of Quebec City Halloween attack focuses on forgiveness and music, during his recovery

Rémy Bélanger de Beauport, one of the survivors of the Oct. 31 sword attacks in Quebec City, said he is focusing on the kindness and support he's received since the attack, and has forgiven his assailant.

​Meet Dude, the Goldendoodle helping paramedics deal with trauma of Old Quebec attacks

When paramedics returned to their headquarters after responding to 9-1-1 calls on Halloween night following a deadly attack in Old Quebec, Dude was there to help them process what they had witnessed.

Man accused in Quebec City sword attack appears in court

The accused has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder and five counts of attempted murder.

Friends, family of Quebec City victims gather at vigils to share memories and grief

In the bitter cold evenings of early November, hundreds have gathered this week in honour François Duchesne, 56, and Suzanne Clermont, 61, who were killed in Old Quebec Saturday night.

Greenhouse gases still the 'elephant in the room', as Quebec analyzes natural gas project

Quebec's environmental review board is analyzing a $9-billion natural gas project in Saguenay, but many participants are critical that greenhouse gas emissions from the fracking used to extract the gas will not be included in the study.

Quebec doctor asks peers to 'stop dragging our feet' in fight against systemic racism

Joyce Echaquan's death should serve as a reminder to every health-care worker that they need to address systemic racism in their day-to-day practices, says a family physician from her community in Manawan, Que.

Racism at Quebec hospital reported long before troubling death of Atikamekw woman

From the moment she was admitted to the hospital in Joliette, Que., Joyce Echaquan started filming her interactions with staff. It was an impulse, friends and family say, driven by long-held concerns about the way Indigenous people are treated there.

Calls for 'Justice for Joyce' after Indigenous woman's death in Quebec hospital

The circumstances surrounding the death of a 37-year-old Atikamekw woman in a Joliette hospital, one year after the government was handed recommendations to address systemic racism within government services, have ignited calls for action from the public.

With environmental review still pending, Quebec minister touts benefits of natural gas project

The government isn't set to receive instructions regarding a natural gas liquefaction plant continue in Saguenay before January 2021, but the minister responsible for economic development in Quebec's regions is already on board.