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Elisia Seeber, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Elisia Seeber,  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Elisia Seeber is the North Shore News’ Indigenous and civic affairs reporter. The reporting beat is made possible by the Local Journalism Initiative. Before this role, she worked at Glacier Media Group’s sister publications Vancouver Is Awesome and Vancouver Courier as a digital reporter. Hailing from the land Down Under, she moved to Vancouver in 2018 and fell in love with the mountains (and craft beer) and decided to stick around. Her career began in Perth, Western Australia, in 2012, working as a journalist for a community newspaper called the Sound Telegraph. She went on to be the weekend journalist for WA’s statewide Sunday newspaper, The Sunday Times, before moving into the publication’s online team as a digital producer for PerthNow.

Recent Work by Elisia Seeber,

This Chief Dan George exhibit in North Vancouver inspires a path forward for reconciliation

This Chief Dan George exhibit in North Vancouver inspires a path forward for reconciliation

'We are all eager for direction on movements for justice and reconciliation, and Chief Dan George provided decades of inspiration, hard truths and guidance to all of us.'
Squamish Nation calls on B.C. government to halt old-growth logging in its territory

Squamish Nation calls on B.C. government to halt old-growth logging in its territory

'We demand that the B.C. government take immediate and sustained action to defer all harvest and development activities within areas of concern and to ensure that we as a Nation are included'
City of North Vancouver allocates $50,000 of COVID-19 restart grants to a 'dog strategy'

City of North Vancouver allocates $50,000 of COVID-19 restart grants to a 'dog strategy'

Mayor Linda Buchanan speaks up for the city’s furry friends and their owners at June 7 general council meeting 🐶
These North Vancouver trees have powerful messages about Canada's MMIWG

These North Vancouver trees have powerful messages about Canada's MMIWG

Someone has written messages about Canada’s Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls and Two-Spirited on a number of trees in North Vancouver.
Tsleil-Waututh Nation set to build much-needed 50-unit rental housing project

Tsleil-Waututh Nation set to build much-needed 50-unit rental housing project

With a funding boost from the B.C. government, Tsleil-Waututh Nation will build a six-storey affordable rental housing project for its members
West Van council rolls forward with interim pot shop policy

West Van council rolls forward with interim pot shop policy

The District of West Vancouver will soon add to the North Shore’s herb ‘n’ sprawl after council approved an interim non-medical cannabis retail policy at its May 31 general meeting.
'215 empty chairs': North Van schools create touching displays after Kamloops discovery

'215 empty chairs': North Van schools create touching displays after Kamloops discovery

'215 empty chairs. 215 lost dreams and 215 lost bright futures. We will remember … always the 215 lost children'
Healing circle held for Tsleil-Waututh Nation Elders following mass grave discovery (PHOTOS)

Healing circle held for Tsleil-Waututh Nation Elders following mass grave discovery (PHOTOS)

'When we came together in the circle, that was to show those Elders that they have support. It was to show those Elders that they aren't alone.'
North Shore mayors support First Nations calling for urgent action from federal government

North Shore mayors support First Nations calling for urgent action from federal government

'If we're ever going to have reconciliation, then we need the truth. We need the recognition of what happened. And, we need a process to help us get to where we need to be.'
North Vancouver School District honours and educates after Kamloops discovery

North Vancouver School District honours and educates after Kamloops discovery

School communities across the North Shore are encouraged to wear orange tomorrow (June 2).