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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 local animals, travel, 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 round-trip Vancouver to Disney World for $383 CAD

Deal alert: You can fly round-trip Vancouver to Disney World for $383 CAD

Disney World and Orlando While the theme park is the main attraction, Orlando is home to a litany of other fun attractions, entertainment, dining, shopping, and more.
"RIP taxis": Vancouverites react to Uber/Lyft announcement

"RIP taxis": Vancouverites react to Uber/Lyft announcement

"I'm just happy knowing I won't be stranded anymore Lol​​​​​​​"
Environment Canada provides long-term winter forecast for Vancouver

Environment Canada provides long-term winter forecast for Vancouver

The last two Februarys have produced unseasonable amounts of snowfall.
VIDEO: BMW crosses B.C. bridge with a completely flat tire

VIDEO: BMW crosses B.C. bridge with a completely flat tire

Watch this BMW cross the Port Mann Bridge with a completely flat tire (VIDEO)

Watch this BMW cross the Port Mann Bridge with a completely flat tire (VIDEO)

The front end of the car looks like it has been involved in a collision.
Fly round-trip Abbotsford to Las Vegas with 4 nights in a hotel for only $289 CAD

Fly round-trip Abbotsford to Las Vegas with 4 nights in a hotel for only $289 CAD

The City of Sin is famous for epic pool and rooftop parties, massive casinos, phenomenal shopping, trendy eats and vibrant entertainment. And, since it is short distance away from Vancouver, it makes the perfect location for a fun getaway.
Vancouver Symphony to perform legendary Beatles album

Vancouver Symphony to perform legendary Beatles album

"The album changed the path of music, bridging pop and high-art, mixing band with symphony, and became the first Rock LP to win a Grammy for Album of the Year."
Hazardous conditions: Major B.C. highway to get walloped with 25 of snowfall

Hazardous conditions: Major B.C. highway to get walloped with 25 of snowfall

Due to the hazardous conditions, drivers should prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions.
Canada ranked #4 country in the world to raise a family

Canada ranked #4 country in the world to raise a family

Canada was given a score of 10 for safety, as well as a 9.2 for being 'family-friendly'
Rainfall warning: Environment Canada calls for up to 40 mm of rain today

Rainfall warning: Environment Canada calls for up to 40 mm of rain today

Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible.