Julia Wong is an investigative reporter at Global News Edmonton.
She graduated from the University of Southern California (USC) and interned at NBC Nightly News.
She has also worked at CNN, CBS and ABC. Julia joined Global News in 2010 in Toronto before moving to Global Okanagan. She then moved to Halifax, where she won the 2016 Atlantic Journalism Award in breaking news.
Julia has covered a wide-range of stories from royal visits to murder trials to plane crashes.
She is now happy to call Edmonton home.
Ice District Phase 2 would involve 12 towers: three on the site of the old Baccarat Casino and nine in the area between 105 and 106 Avenues and 101 and 105 Streets. Continue reading →
The city has received almost twice the precipitation it did last year and that is getting in the way of fixing unsightly and potentially damaging potholes. Continue reading →
Whyte Avenue Art Walk, Found Festival and Edmonton International Street Performers Festival sprawled through the Old Strathcona neighbourhood as festivalgoers took in art, music and street performers. Continue reading →
Station Point Developments Ltd. purchased land near the Belvedere LRT station from the city in 2015 to build a 112-unit apartment building with retail on the ground floor. Continue reading →
Neighbourhood renewal is underway in Old Strathcona. The three-year project will wrap up in 2021. Continue reading →
There are several parks in the downtown area but the space at 104 Street and 99 Avenue is the first to have playground infrastructure, such as swings and slides. Continue reading →
Drayson Morin-Rucchin, now 11, was born with a rare blood disorder called fanconi anemia, and there were worries it would eventually lead to leukemia. Continue reading →
The strategy is estimated to cost nearly $220 million, but some residents said that is a price they are willing to pay to part with the smells in their neighbourhood. Continue reading →
The Alberta government is bringing back standardized testing for Grade 3 students, though some changes won’t take effect until the 2020-21 school year or beyond. Continue reading →
The city may be responsible for spraying calcium chloride to clear Edmonton roads but it says what happens to your vehicle is up to you. Continue reading →
City administration is recommending playground zone hours in Edmonton stay the way they are, despite concerns from residents about their effectiveness and what one councillor is calling a lack of data. Continue reading →
Gordon King, 99, was honoured Saturday at the dedication of the Gordon King Pond in the Keswick neighbourhood. His daughter, two sons and grandchildren accompanied him at the ceremony. Continue reading →
The Royal Canadian Legion has released a new policy that forbids association with any hate group, a directive that comes after an event in northern Alberta nearly two months ago. Continue reading →
The Scandinavian-style spa, announced last month by Edmonton Nordic Spa, would sit on two acres of city land next to Fort Edmonton Park on the existing overflow parking lot, if approved. Continue reading →
Fire crews from the town of Manning may not be doing firefighting but they are keeping busy with patrols and acting as eyes on the ground in case the Battle Complex Wildfire, which is burning close to the town, rages out of control. Continue reading →