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Elisia Seeber, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Elisia Seeber,  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Elisia Seeber is the North Shore News’ Indigenous and civic affairs reporter. The reporting beat is made possible by the Local Journalism Initiative. Before this role, she worked at Glacier Media Group’s sister publications Vancouver Is Awesome and Vancouver Courier as a digital reporter. Hailing from the land Down Under, she moved to Vancouver in 2018 and fell in love with the mountains (and craft beer) and decided to stick around. Her career began in Perth, Western Australia, in 2012, working as a journalist for a community newspaper called the Sound Telegraph. She went on to be the weekend journalist for WA’s statewide Sunday newspaper, The Sunday Times, before moving into the publication’s online team as a digital producer for PerthNow.

Recent Work by Elisia Seeber,

'We are strong': Tsleil-Waututh Nation lead powerful pilgrimage walk in North Vancouver (PHOTOS)

'We are strong': Tsleil-Waututh Nation lead powerful pilgrimage walk in North Vancouver (PHOTOS)

Tsleil-Waututh members walked 8.5 km through North Vancouver to the former St. Paul's Residential School site to commemorate National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
Hikers rescued from ledge on closed Quarry Rock trail after sliding taking risky photo

Hikers rescued from ledge on closed Quarry Rock trail after sliding taking risky photo

Two young men called for help around 6:20 p.m. Sept. 2 when they got themselves stuck in a “dangerous spot” at the viewpoint of the popular Deep Cove trail.
BCSARA launch video series to remind public there is no charge for search and rescue in B.C.'s outdoors

BCSARA launch video series to remind public there is no charge for search and rescue in B.C.'s outdoors

'We do not charge for search and rescue. The goal of our member SAR groups is to save lives'
Update: Body of worker killed in partial collapse of North Vancouver building recovered

Update: Body of worker killed in partial collapse of North Vancouver building recovered

The body of a person killed in a tragic building collapse in North Vancouver on Wednesday has been recovered
Striking purple chalk campaign aims to put B.C.'s toxic drug supply deaths back in spotlight

Striking purple chalk campaign aims to put B.C.'s toxic drug supply deaths back in spotlight

‘We’re Still Dying. . . Do you See Us Yet?’ campaign aims to put the opioid crisis back in the spotlight and spark conversations on International Overdose Awareness Day
Artist left 'gutted' after First Nations tribute carving vandalized in North Vancouver forest

Artist left 'gutted' after First Nations tribute carving vandalized in North Vancouver forest

'I think it’s kind of lost now'
Tsleil-Waututh Nation member becomes first Indigenous chancellor of Emily Carr University

Tsleil-Waututh Nation member becomes first Indigenous chancellor of Emily Carr University

Carleen Thomas is the first Indigenous person to be appointed chancellor of Emily Carr University of Art + Design, founded 96 years ago
Squamish Nation to investigate St. Paul's Indian Residential School for unmarked graves

Squamish Nation to investigate St. Paul's Indian Residential School for unmarked graves

Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish Nation) launches investigation into former St. Paul’s Indian Residential School site to find answers about the children who attended the institution but never made it home
'Significant day': Tsleil-Waututh Nation and Canada sign Burrard Inlet stewardship agreement

'Significant day': Tsleil-Waututh Nation and Canada sign Burrard Inlet stewardship agreement

The new agreement includes a $20 million investment over ten years to maintain the Burrard Inlet Environmental Science and Stewardship Fund
Boaters get glimpse of killer whales in waters off Ambleside in West Vancouver (VIDEO)

Boaters get glimpse of killer whales in waters off Ambleside in West Vancouver (VIDEO)

'I didn’t expect to see them around West Vancouver'