Elizabeth McSheffrey

Elizabeth McSheffrey is a journalist from Ottawa passionate about human rights, current affairs and travel. Her work has been published by news outlets all over the world including BBC, CBC, CBS, CTV, The Globe and Mail, VICE News, and dpa International. Her experience includes print, radio, television work across Canada, East and West Africa.

Biking, bicycles, cycling, Burrard Bridge, Vancouver, public transit, 1 million

City to celebrate one million cycling trips over Burrard Bridge in 2015

The bike counter will roll over one million rides any minute, proving that two wheels is the way to go in Vancouver.
Erinn Broshko, Conservative Party, Vancouver Granville, BC ridings

ERINN BROSHKO: From humble prairie beginnings to Conservative candidate

Erinn Broshko started out as the political underdog in his riding but has quickly risen to prominence in Vancouver Granville.
Harjit Sajjan, Vancouver South, 2015 election, BC ridings

HARJIT SAJJAN: Military hero now a Vancouver Liberal candidate

The combat veteran and former detective has his eyes on a seat in the House of Commons.
Jody Wilson-Raybould, Liberal Party, Vancouver Granville, Justin Trudeau

Jody Wilson-Raybould, Liberal candidate for Vancouver Granville, 'bound and determined' to bring change

The Liberal candidate for Vancouver Granville has been door-knocking, and isn't surprised by what she's heard.
The four federal party leaders have a long campaign ahead of them.

How B.C. can beat Harper in the 2015 election

Pollsters and academics say the key for voters wanting to unseat Harper is to follow party trends in the ridings rather than at the provincial or national level.
Stephen Harper, federal election 2015, Conservative, polling

Why Stephen Harper needs B.C. voters

Experts say incumbent Stephen Harper can't win his majority without the support of B.C. voters.
litter, garbage, sustainability, concerts, Pemberton Music Festival

Post-Pemby fest: We can do better at Squamish, say top Canadian musicians

No one wants a repeat of the Pemberton Music Festival in July. “I think the bottled water thing is ridiculous," says Dan Mangan.
Paul Clark, social inclusion co-chair for Metro Vancouver Alliance

Paul Clark and the Metro Vancouver Alliance

Studies show that one in four Metro Vancouver residents is socially-isolated. A local man is trying to fix that.

Everything you need to know about the net-zero housing revolution

Six questions for a B.C. net-zero home builder and environmental consultant.
One of the first net-zero homes in B.C. has earned much press, awards.

B.C. needs 'net-zero' building revolution to combat climate change

Without tighter building policies, the B.C. government may struggle to meet its climate change goals.