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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

Brr! AccuWeather releases full winter forecast for Metro Vancouver

Brr! AccuWeather releases full winter forecast for Metro Vancouver

Winter is coming. Are you ready for it? ❄️
Safety alert: Canada-wide recall issued for hand sanitizer due to 'health risks'

Safety alert: Canada-wide recall issued for hand sanitizer due to 'health risks'

Hand sanitizer containing elevated levels of acetaldehyde may increase the risk of cancer.
What B.C. residents need to know about COVID-19 testing when the U.S. border opens

What B.C. residents need to know about COVID-19 testing when the U.S. border opens

Your trip across the border might end up costing you a pretty penny 💸
Speeding driver tells Vancouver police they washed their car and wanted to get the water off

Speeding driver tells Vancouver police they washed their car and wanted to get the water off

The driver was clocked going 113 km/h in a 50 zone
Mixed doses: Dr. Bonnie Henry provides update on vaccines and international travel

Mixed doses: Dr. Bonnie Henry provides update on vaccines and international travel

The United States announced new entry requirements for vaccines Monday
Everything we know right now about the plan to vaccinate B.C. kids 5-11 against COVID-19

Everything we know right now about the plan to vaccinate B.C. kids 5-11 against COVID-19

Henry said the BC Vaccine Card program likely will not apply to children.
B.C.-based Uber drivers claim they were fired for refusing unsafe work

B.C.-based Uber drivers claim they were fired for refusing unsafe work

In one case a driver says a woman became violent when he asked her to wear a mask.
Enter an illuminated winter wonderland at this Metro Vancouver drive-thru (PHOTOS)

Enter an illuminated winter wonderland at this Metro Vancouver drive-thru (PHOTOS)

You can buy tickets for the popular event now.
These two Canadian trains were ranked among the best in the world (VIDEO)

These two Canadian trains were ranked among the best in the world (VIDEO)

Have you taken these trains before? 🚄
Health alert: Canada-wide recall issued for Acetaminophen due to overdose/death risk

Health alert: Canada-wide recall issued for Acetaminophen due to overdose/death risk

Check your medicine cabinets.