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.

Wai Young, Conservative MP, Vancouver South and Harvest City Church

Harper team 'hypocrites' on charities and politics, critics charge

In the wake of CRA charity audits, experts question Conservative MP's political speech at local church.
housing crisis, real estate, Vancouver, rent, eviction, landlord, tenant

HOUSING CRISIS: One typical family's search for a place to call home

Two parents in the arts field, three kids and their dog all add up to one serious dilemma when it comes to finding a home to rent in Vancouver.
beluga whale, animal rights, SeaWorld, Vancouver Aquarium

Baby beluga sired by Vancouver Aquarium male dies at SeaWorld San Antonio

The calf spent the first three weeks of its life in a tank under "round the clock" care from SeaWorld staff.
protest, demonstration, LNG, Woodfibre, Squamish

Summer LNG session a desperate move, say critics

'They threw this Hail Mary pass, it was caught, it landed and now they’re trying to deliver.' — Green Party MLA Andrew Weaver.
Trish and Martin Kostian in their crowded Vancouver studio.

Money squeezing creative class out of Vancouver

After five years of house-hunting, a Vancouver couple shares the ups and downs they went through before deciding to opt out of the city and move to Nanaimo.
Alberta PCs, BC Liberals, Progressive Conservatives, Rachel Notley, NDP

Alberta oil and gas millions fuel BC Liberal machine

SPECIAL REPORT: Alberta oil and gas industry donated millions to the BC Liberal Party over the last decade.
living wage, advocacy, poverty, social change, Vancouver

City of Vancouver to become a 'living wage employer'

The living wage of $20.68 an hour won't apply to everyone, say advocates, but it's a 'symbolic' victory for all.
Jordan Bateman, Canadian Taxpayers Federation. Canadian Press photo

Pollsters and planners ‘not surprised’ by results of transit plebiscite

'It was designed from the beginning to fail,' says regional planner Stephen Rees.
orcas, killer whales, whales, habitat, LNG, oil spill, pipelines

Mixed reviews for LNG Canada project following environmental green light

Some stakeholders say 'yes,' but environmental groups say 'no.'
Fenella Sung and Ivy Li

Track foreign buying of real estate, says Chinese Canadian group

The Friends of Hong Kong call on government to stop dismissing complaints about off-shore buying as 'anecdotal'.