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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

Vancouverite takes awe-inspiring snap off B.C. coast (PHOTO)

Vancouverite takes awe-inspiring snap off B.C. coast (PHOTO)

Wow!
Vancouver ranked least affordable city in North America

Vancouver ranked least affordable city in North America

The report indicates that affordability will also worsen more quickly in Canada than the US
Here is how the B.C. storm system may affect Metro Vancouver this week

Here is how the B.C. storm system may affect Metro Vancouver this week

An Environment Canada meteorologist breaks down the forecast following the 'weather bomb'
The best pumpkin patches to visit in the Lower Mainland

The best pumpkin patches to visit in the Lower Mainland

Big ones, small ones, some as big as your head! 🎃
Woman throws coffee in Tim Hortons employee's face: VPD

Woman throws coffee in Tim Hortons employee's face: VPD

“This employee was just trying to do her job,” says Cnst. Tania Visintin.
Canada-wide recall issued for these Mexican-produced whole raw onions

Canada-wide recall issued for these Mexican-produced whole raw onions

Food contaminated with salmonella may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick.
Everything B.C. residents need to know about Canada's vaccine passport for travel

Everything B.C. residents need to know about Canada's vaccine passport for travel

Find out everything from what information will be stored in it to how it will be checked and more. ✈️
Two 'extraordinary' storms slated to hit B.C. coast

Two 'extraordinary' storms slated to hit B.C. coast

One storm is described by meteorologists as a "weather bomb."
'The house reeked of urine': B.C. landlord says tenant kept over 100 snakes in rental unit

'The house reeked of urine': B.C. landlord says tenant kept over 100 snakes in rental unit

Plus snakeskin, fur and dead flies, according to the landlord.
B.C. residents can now buy COVID-19 testing kits to use at home (VIDEO)

B.C. residents can now buy COVID-19 testing kits to use at home (VIDEO)

Everything you need to know about B.C.'s first do-it-yourself coronavirus-testing kits.