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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

Deal alert: You can fly from Vancouver to New York for $378 CAD incl. tax

Deal alert: You can fly from Vancouver to New York for $378 CAD incl. tax

Looking to get away on the cheap this fall?
Campaign calls for free prescription contraception across B.C. (PHOTOS)

Campaign calls for free prescription contraception across B.C. (PHOTOS)

Frontline health care workers encourage the public to participate by sharing their support on social media
Massive film set blocks street in Downtown Vancouver (VIDEO)

Massive film set blocks street in Downtown Vancouver (VIDEO)

Did you spot a superhero?
Here is how much it is expected to rain to in Vancouver this week

Here is how much it is expected to rain to in Vancouver this week

The weather is about to take a decidedly dreary turn. ☔
The Mu variant is here in B.C. Here's what you need to know.

The Mu variant is here in B.C. Here's what you need to know.

Is the Mu variant as much of a risk to B.C. residents as the Delta?
Vancouver photographer films two orcas swimming under boat (VIDEO)

Vancouver photographer films two orcas swimming under boat (VIDEO)

Would you be scared if an orca was this close to you? 🐳
'It works!': Vancouverites share their first experiences using the BC Vaccine Card

'It works!': Vancouverites share their first experiences using the BC Vaccine Card

"Just showed my vax card for the first time and my local pub. They have turned away 10 people today so far," said a local.
'They have no choice in this': Henry urges people not to get frustrated with employees checking vaccine status

'They have no choice in this': Henry urges people not to get frustrated with employees checking vaccine status

The BC Vaccine Card program is now in effect.
Dr. Bonnie Henry comments on third COVID-19 vaccine dose for some B.C. residents

Dr. Bonnie Henry comments on third COVID-19 vaccine dose for some B.C. residents

The people in this first group will receive a text notifying them to go into any clinic in B.C. to get their third dose this week.
Discover the scariest corn maze in Canada and 'pitch black' horror near Vancouver (VIDEO)

Discover the scariest corn maze in Canada and 'pitch black' horror near Vancouver (VIDEO)

The attraction will also include the "scariest forest in Canada."