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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

Vancouver family launches fundraiser for man who saved their son's life

Vancouver family launches fundraiser for man who saved their son's life

A stranger donated his bone marrow to save the family's son.
Vancouver weather forecast calling for 14 straight days of sunshine

Vancouver weather forecast calling for 14 straight days of sunshine

It doesn't look like we'll see that many April showers.
B.C. parents react to health order excluding schools from workplaces

B.C. parents react to health order excluding schools from workplaces

"I go to 'work' every day in a 'place' - a school. But this is not a 'workplace' - can you please explain this?"
B.C. confirms 1,262 new cases of COVID-19, for total of 109,540

B.C. confirms 1,262 new cases of COVID-19, for total of 109,540

"Get tested if you have even mild symptoms and use all of your layers of protection."
Man 'appeared to be masturbating' on Metro Vancouver walking path: RCMP

Man 'appeared to be masturbating' on Metro Vancouver walking path: RCMP

The man had a small black dog with him that looked like a poodle.
The largest tulip festival in Western Canada returns to the Lower Mainland

The largest tulip festival in Western Canada returns to the Lower Mainland

There will be more than 6.5 million bulbs in all!
Stormy weather: Man spots 'baby twister' moving across B.C. waters

Stormy weather: Man spots 'baby twister' moving across B.C. waters

"Tis the season!"
66% of Canadians plan on taking an 'extended vacation' once fully vaccinated

66% of Canadians plan on taking an 'extended vacation' once fully vaccinated

Within a year of getting fully vaccinated, these Canucks say they are heading for a vacation
Sex offender who poses 'significant risk' to women to reside in Vancouver: VPD

Sex offender who poses 'significant risk' to women to reside in Vancouver: VPD

He will reside in Vancouver and police say he poses a significant risk to women in the community.
B.C. confirms 1,293 new cases of COVID-19, for total of 108,278

B.C. confirms 1,293 new cases of COVID-19, for total of 108,278

B.C. shatters daily record of cases with 1,293 new cases detected.