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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

Deal alert: You can fly round-trip Vancouver to Los Angeles for only $236 CAD

Deal alert: You can fly round-trip Vancouver to Los Angeles for only $236 CAD

Los Angeles has an endless number of exciting attractions as well as the vibrant nightlife, decadent eateries, trendy shops, and much more. From the Hollywood Hills to beautiful, sandy beaches, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
Fill 'er up: These B.C. gas stations have dropped under a buck a litre

Fill 'er up: These B.C. gas stations have dropped under a buck a litre

That's more like it.
B.C. to track the origin and spread of COVID-19 with 'genomic technology'

B.C. to track the origin and spread of COVID-19 with 'genomic technology'

Supported by Genome BC’s Strategic Initiatives Fund, the $150,000 pilot study will be able to identify where new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in B.C. are coming from and monitor any spread in the community.
This epic roller disco brunch is coming to Vancouver this spring

This epic roller disco brunch is coming to Vancouver this spring

Lace up in your skates and rock your leotards, sparkles and neon.
This breathtaking Canadian lodge ranks among the best new hotels in the world

This breathtaking Canadian lodge ranks among the best new hotels in the world

Travel+Leisure has just published its fifteenth list of the most beautiful hotels that opened in the previous year.
You can fly round-trip Vancouver to Miami for only $211 CAD right now

You can fly round-trip Vancouver to Miami for only $211 CAD right now

Miami is home to delicious eateries, breathtaking beaches, exciting nightlife, and world-class shopping.
Stephen King shoot in Metro Vancouver tomorrow calls for 'festival scene'

Stephen King shoot in Metro Vancouver tomorrow calls for 'festival scene'

IMDb states that the 10-episode series is set to air in 2020 and stars Whoopi Goldberg, James Marsden, Jovan Adepo, and Amber Heard.
Man in 'Freddy Krueger' mask allegedly robs unlicensed cannabis dispensary

Man in 'Freddy Krueger' mask allegedly robs unlicensed cannabis dispensary

Abbotsford Police Major Crime detectives were able to speak to a few witnesses who remained at the scene.
Vancouver to Toronto airline route rakes in 10th highest revenue in the world

Vancouver to Toronto airline route rakes in 10th highest revenue in the world

Air Canada’s service between Vancouver and Toronto generated a whopping $541,122,509 USD of revenue in 2019.
Goodbye, sun: Vancouver forecast calls for rain nearly every day this week

Goodbye, sun: Vancouver forecast calls for rain nearly every day this week

Keep your umbrella handy, again.