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Elana Shepert

Elana Shepert

Elana is a reporter for Vancouver Is Awesome who currently lives in East Vancouver. A life-long Metro Vancouverite, she has an affinity for travel, animals, and events. Before she started working for V.I.A., Elana was the managing editor at 604 Now. Prior to that, she worked as a travel agent and travel writer, where she visited 19 countries across the globe. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Simon Fraser University with a double major in English and Political Science, as well as a certificate in New Media Journalism.

Recent Work by Elana

Live blog: Federal election results for all of Vancouver's ridings

Live blog: Federal election results for all of Vancouver's ridings

We bring you the latest information from the ridings of Vancouver East, Vancouver Granville, Vancouver Kingsway, Vancouver South and Vancouver Quadra.
These two popular TV shows film in Metro Vancouver parks this week

These two popular TV shows film in Metro Vancouver parks this week

You can spot some stars in the region this week.
Here is how to report COVID-19 violations in Vancouver

Here is how to report COVID-19 violations in Vancouver

Who is enforcing BC Vaccine Card violations?
Expert panel to combat vaccine hesitancy in B.C. through free online event

Expert panel to combat vaccine hesitancy in B.C. through free online event

Expert panellists can answer questions concerning vaccine hesitancy, the length of the pandemic, and more.
Election 2021: Your quick guide to every Vancouver MP candidate

Election 2021: Your quick guide to every Vancouver MP candidate

The election is on Monday, Sept. 20.
Health alert: B.C.-wide mushroom recall issued after possible listeria contamination

Health alert: B.C.-wide mushroom recall issued after possible listeria contamination

Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick.
BC Hydro warns B.C. residents to expect 'more fall storm outages'

BC Hydro warns B.C. residents to expect 'more fall storm outages'

Drought conditions from the record-breaking heat over the summer have resulted in the 'perfect storm' for power outages.
Metro Vancouver forecast includes risk of thunderstorms, rainfall and wind warnings

Metro Vancouver forecast includes risk of thunderstorms, rainfall and wind warnings

This weekend's forecast calls for stormy weather with rainfall amounts up to 80 mm and wind gusting up to 80 km/h.
'Lucky to be alive': Man falls down steep, treacherous ravine in Metro Vancouver (VIDEO)

'Lucky to be alive': Man falls down steep, treacherous ravine in Metro Vancouver (VIDEO)

A Good Samaritan alerted police to a man yelling in distress.
Experts say 'game changer' needed to inspire unvaccinated B.C. residents

Experts say 'game changer' needed to inspire unvaccinated B.C. residents

At this rate, it would take an additional two months to get everyone vaccinated...and only if they are willing to do it.