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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

Here’s what happened when someone tried to pass off this 8-year-old photo as their own on Reddit

Here’s what happened when someone tried to pass off this 8-year-old photo as their own on Reddit

Fake COVID-19 vaccines sold online may 'pose risks to health': ImmunizeBC

Fake COVID-19 vaccines sold online may 'pose risks to health': ImmunizeBC

Don't buy any of these products
'Are you a Nazi?': Unmasked man in Metro Vancouver Superstore berates woman (VIDEO)

'Are you a Nazi?': Unmasked man in Metro Vancouver Superstore berates woman (VIDEO)

"We have no tolerance for behaviour like this and we would therefore urge this customer to shop elsewhere."
City of Vancouver unveils 6 vibrant new playgrounds (PHOTOS)

City of Vancouver unveils 6 vibrant new playgrounds (PHOTOS)

Pirate ships, treehouses, and trampolines, oh my!
It's snowtime! Vancouver forecast calls for 'periods of snow' this week

It's snowtime! Vancouver forecast calls for 'periods of snow' this week

The forecast is also calling for temperatures to dip down to -2°C in the city
Meet the Metro Vancouver Transit Police dog with a little red moustache

Meet the Metro Vancouver Transit Police dog with a little red moustache

This dog looks like a detective
Massive crowd turns up for car rally to support B.C. teen who was attacked on video (VIDEOS & PHOTOS)

Massive crowd turns up for car rally to support B.C. teen who was attacked on video (VIDEOS & PHOTOS)

Video of the assault circulated on social media last week, which shows two girls hitting and kicking the victim.
BCCDC identifies more B.C. flights for possible COVID-19 exposure

BCCDC identifies more B.C. flights for possible COVID-19 exposure

The list continues to grow on flights passing through B.C. airports in 2021
Canadians can get slapped with a hefty $5,000 fine for a 'questionable' COVID-19 travel document

Canadians can get slapped with a hefty $5,000 fine for a 'questionable' COVID-19 travel document

You could also be denied boarding
'Atmospheric smoke': Batwoman is filming in Metro Vancouver this week

'Atmospheric smoke': Batwoman is filming in Metro Vancouver this week

The shoots in New Westminster include fight scenes with exposed weapons, too