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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

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.
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.
Nearly 200 travellers to Canada used suspected fake COVID-19 tests

Nearly 200 travellers to Canada used suspected fake COVID-19 tests

And nine travellers to Canada have used suspected fake proof of vaccination 🤯
Canada creating COVID-19 vaccine passport for international travel

Canada creating COVID-19 vaccine passport for international travel

Here is everything you need to know about Canada's new proof of vaccination protocol for travel.