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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

The two highest suspension bridges in Canada just opened in B.C. (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The two highest suspension bridges in Canada just opened in B.C. (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Would you visit it?
This striking image shows the 'duality of Vancouver weather' (PHOTO)

This striking image shows the 'duality of Vancouver weather' (PHOTO)

It can be rainy one minute and sunny the next.
Canada ranked #1 country in the world for 'filthiest money'

Canada ranked #1 country in the world for 'filthiest money'

Canadian dollars were the "dirtiest and most dangerous currency in the world."
Two B.C. pooches win at prestigious Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

Two B.C. pooches win at prestigious Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

One of them was awarded "Best in Breed."
BCCDC identifies 11 new Vancouver flights for possible COVID-19 exposure

BCCDC identifies 11 new Vancouver flights for possible COVID-19 exposure

This list of flights with confirmed cases of the virus continues to grow.
The hottest calendar in Vancouver needs help selecting its 2022 models (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The hottest calendar in Vancouver needs help selecting its 2022 models (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Professional firefighter models will be making hearts melt even more by posing with adorable four-legged companions.
Dr. Bonnie Henry comments on when British Columbians may get their second doses of vaccine

Dr. Bonnie Henry comments on when British Columbians may get their second doses of vaccine

"It's shown that if you have a slightly longer interval, you're getting stronger and longer-lasting protection."
Dr. Bonnie Henry says increase in COVID-19 cases is 'likely' during B.C.'s restart plan

Dr. Bonnie Henry says increase in COVID-19 cases is 'likely' during B.C.'s restart plan

Henry said that it is "likely we will see an increase in numbers of people infected with the virus."
Everything to know about B.C.'s new guidance on gatherings in the province

Everything to know about B.C.'s new guidance on gatherings in the province

"This will be our summer of hope and healing from this pandemic."
Everything to know about B.C.'s new guidance on travel in the province

Everything to know about B.C.'s new guidance on travel in the province

The B.C.-wide ban on non-essential travel has been lifted