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Charlie Carey, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Charlie Carey, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Charlie Carey (they/them) is a Local Journalism Initiative Reporter covering Indigenous and civic affairs at the North Shore News. A graduate of RMIT University and Langara College’s certificate of journalism program, Charlie was previously an editor/reporter at CityNews Vancouver and a Read-Mercer Fellowship recipient.

A settler of British ancestry on both their mother’s and father’s side, Charlie grew up in Melbourne, Australia, and immigrated to Vancouver in 2015. They are grateful to be an uninvited guest on unceded xʷməθkʷəy̓əm, Sḵwx̱wú7mesh, səl̓ilwətaɁɬ territories. When not reporting, Charlie can be found camping, drinking coffee, looking for whales, and smearing Vegemite on toast.

Follow Charlie on Twitter at @careycharlie_

Recent Work by Charlie

VCH Indigenous women’s team aims to address disparities in health care

VCH Indigenous women’s team aims to address disparities in health care

Vancouver Coastal Health is launching a new Indigenous women's health team
Little Libraries Scavenger Hunt comes to the North Shore

Little Libraries Scavenger Hunt comes to the North Shore

The North Shore Little Libraries Scavenger Hunt has started and prizes will be won
Holiday skating is back at The Shipyards after a short hiatus

Holiday skating is back at The Shipyards after a short hiatus

City of North Van Mayor Linda Buchanan opened up The Shipyards holiday Skate Plaza Wednesday
First Nation community cut off by landslides still hasn't heard from government

First Nation community cut off by landslides still hasn't heard from government

Shackan Indian Band is going it alone, caring for its community and finding safe housing for its members
St. Paul's Catholic Church integrates Squamish language into masses

St. Paul's Catholic Church integrates Squamish language into masses

In effort to decolonize the church, Catholic Deacon Rennie Nahanee is holding masses in Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Sníchim
West Van becomes latest to endorse global Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty

West Van becomes latest to endorse global Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty

A Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty has been endorsed by the District of West Vancouver Monday night
Sustainable salmon fishing by Tsleil-Waututh confirmed in new study

Sustainable salmon fishing by Tsleil-Waututh confirmed in new study

A new study has confirmed Tsleil-Waututh salmon fishing was sustainable pre-colonization
Lee Maracle a fierce champion of Indigenous women's stories

Lee Maracle a fierce champion of Indigenous women's stories

Stó:lō writer and North Vancouver resident Lee Maracle passed away, aged 71
North Van district to move forward with possible e-bike incentive program

North Van district to move forward with possible e-bike incentive program

North Van's district council passed a motion Monday to look into the viability of an e-bike incentive program
Closure of Harry Jerome will ‘destroy’ North Shore lacrosse community

Closure of Harry Jerome will ‘destroy’ North Shore lacrosse community

When rec centre closes for rebuild, there will be no viable North Shore arena left for lacrosse, sport organizers say