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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

Massive waits as BC Ferries cancels sailings between Horseshoe Bay and Departure Bay Thursday

Massive waits as BC Ferries cancels sailings between Horseshoe Bay and Departure Bay Thursday

BC Ferries is urging customers who had plans to travel to reschedule as eight sailings have been cancelled Thursday (June 30).
ICBC launches summer road checks ahead of Canada Day long weekend

ICBC launches summer road checks ahead of Canada Day long weekend

ICBC is reminding drivers of the risks of driving impaired this summer as they launch CounterAttack.
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.
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).
Tsleil-Waututh land defender to serve jail time over TMX protest

Tsleil-Waututh land defender to serve jail time over TMX protest

William George will spend 28 days in jail after breaching a court-imposed injunction at the Trans Mountain terminal in Burnaby in January 2021.
Who is Caitlyn Hayes? North Van musician competes on Jeopardy!

Who is Caitlyn Hayes? North Van musician competes on Jeopardy!

Kay Meek Arts Centre musical director Caitlyn Hayes challenges fellow Canadian Mattea Roach on Monday night's (April 18) episode of Jeopardy!
‘Time is now to make our voices heard again,’ Tsleil-Waututh Sacred Trust says of TMX pipeline

‘Time is now to make our voices heard again,’ Tsleil-Waututh Sacred Trust says of TMX pipeline

The Tsleil-Waututh Sacred Trust will hold a rally at the Vancouver Art Gallery this Saturday (April 9) to pressure the government to stop the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project.
‘What’s next is reparation, restitution’: Squamish Deacon reflects on Pope’s apology

‘What’s next is reparation, restitution’: Squamish Deacon reflects on Pope’s apology

Squamish Deacon Rennie Nahanee and his family reflect on what the Pope's recent apology means, and the symbolism of the Pope coming to Canada.
Outcry grows as B.C. government agency plans widespread South Coast herbicide spray

Outcry grows as B.C. government agency plans widespread South Coast herbicide spray

The five-year Pest Management Plan, which covers Squamish to Hope, targets native hard woods and Indigenous medicines and food in efforts to increase lumber output.
CN train derails in North Van near Squamish Nation Eslhá7an

CN train derails in North Van near Squamish Nation Eslhá7an

Two rail cars were affected in the derailment that occurred near Mosquito Creek and Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish Nation’s) Eslhá7an (Mission 1).