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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

Canada ranks in top 10 for highest number of museums in the world

Canada ranks in top 10 for highest number of museums in the world

Would you have guessed that?
Dr. Bonnie Henry addresses 'double mutant' COVID-19 variant now in B.C.

Dr. Bonnie Henry addresses 'double mutant' COVID-19 variant now in B.C.

The "double mutant" variant was first identified in India.
B.C. confirms 1,006 new cases of COVID-19, for total of 122,757

B.C. confirms 1,006 new cases of COVID-19, for total of 122,757

502 individuals are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 in B.C.
Playland reopening to hundreds of guests in Vancouver this May. Here's what to expect

Playland reopening to hundreds of guests in Vancouver this May. Here's what to expect

Advanced tickets are already on sale 🎟 🎢
Fans share snaps from Metro Vancouver set of Jim Carrey movie (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Fans share snaps from Metro Vancouver set of Jim Carrey movie (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Helicopters, tanks and stunts have been filmed in the area over the past week.
Here are the average salaries in Vancouver's video game industry

Here are the average salaries in Vancouver's video game industry

According to the Canadian job website Indeed, jobs related to the video game industry have seen "remarkable growth."
New B.C. travel restrictions will not separate Vancouver Coastal and Fraser Health regions

New B.C. travel restrictions will not separate Vancouver Coastal and Fraser Health regions

No roadblocks will be set up between the Vancouver Coastal and Fraser Health regions.
B.C. confirms 862 new cases of COVID-19, for total of 121,751

B.C. confirms 862 new cases of COVID-19, for total of 121,751

There are 8,906 active cases of COVID-19 in the province
Locals share snaps of massive film set on Vancouver seawall (PHOTOS)

Locals share snaps of massive film set on Vancouver seawall (PHOTOS)

What is that?
Massive crowd gathers on Sunset Beach in Vancouver (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Massive crowd gathers on Sunset Beach in Vancouver (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Some people were there to celebrate 4/20 but many others were anti-mask demonstrators.