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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

New Polygon exhibit explores humans, technology and ecology

New Polygon exhibit explores humans, technology and ecology

Ghosts of the Machine, curated by Elliott Ramsey, brings together Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists to explore the interplay between virtual reality and real life.
Budding Tsleil-Waututh artist creates logo for UN Association in Canada

Budding Tsleil-Waututh artist creates logo for UN Association in Canada

Thirteen year old Gordie Dick's logo will feature prominently at events to celebrate World Environment Day and the UN Environment Programme.
City of North Van cooks up summer food truck pilot program

City of North Van cooks up summer food truck pilot program

Food trucks and carts will be able to set up shop at 16 designated sites across the City of North Vancouver.
North Van’s Linda Buchanan begins re-election campaign for city mayor

North Van’s Linda Buchanan begins re-election campaign for city mayor

CIty of North Vancouver Mayor Linda Buchanan has officially kicked off her campaign seeking a second mayoral term.
West Van student researches land acknowledgements in high school classrooms

West Van student researches land acknowledgements in high school classrooms

An Ecole Sentinel Secondary student used her teacher's "blunder" when delivering a land acknowledgement to launch her AP Research Capstone project.
North Van city green lights 74-unit rental building on Victoria Park

North Van city green lights 74-unit rental building on Victoria Park

The current building with 24 units will be replaced by a six-storey 74-unit rental building with a mixture of bedroom sizes.
One charged after weekend shooting at Squamish Nation community of X̱wemelch’stn

One charged after weekend shooting at Squamish Nation community of X̱wemelch’stn

A Skwxwú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish Nation) member was injured in an early morning shooting at X̱wemelch’stn Saturday (May 14).
Indigenous CapU film students head to Cannes Film Fest

Indigenous CapU film students head to Cannes Film Fest

Six Indigenous students from Capilano University's FILMBA and IDA programs will head to France this month.
Are you an author? North Shore libraries are looking for local works

Are you an author? North Shore libraries are looking for local works

Applications for the 2022-23 North Shore Authors Collection are now open.
West Van quashes proposed ‘missing middle’ 8-plex off Marine Drive

West Van quashes proposed ‘missing middle’ 8-plex off Marine Drive

The Altamont neighbourhood proposal was defeated in a tie after concerns regarding project size and OCP adherance were raised.