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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

North Van woman’s Trans-Canada bike ride cut short by crash with motorcycle

North Van woman’s Trans-Canada bike ride cut short by crash with motorcycle

Bianca Hayes was aiming to set a Guinness World Record and raise $1 million for ovarian cancer research by becoming the fastest woman to cross Canada on a bike.
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.
St. Paul’s Residential School Memorial refurbishment complete

St. Paul’s Residential School Memorial refurbishment complete

The carving that memorializes the Indigenous children that were taken from their families and sent to St. Paul's Residential School was re-erected in a ceremony last week.
Honouring reconciliation: Squamish Nation Elders present storytelling to mark Indigenous Peoples Day

Honouring reconciliation: Squamish Nation Elders present storytelling to mark Indigenous Peoples Day

Squamish Public Library and West Vancouver Memorial Library are teaming up to present storytelling by síiyuxwa7 (Elders) this month.
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.
Famed Haida artist raising money for Ukraine after exhibition cancelled due to Russian invasion

Famed Haida artist raising money for Ukraine after exhibition cancelled due to Russian invasion

Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas is selling prints of one of his works that was to be shown in Kyiv later this year. All money raised will be donated to help victims of the Russian invasion.
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!