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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

Meet West Vancouver’s first climate writer in residence

Meet West Vancouver’s first climate writer in residence

Running through to the end of March, Katłįà (Catherine) Lafferty will look to give voice to the climate crisis with an Indigenous perspective
Horseshoe Bay ferry terminal's underground parkade closed after rockslide causes structural damage

Horseshoe Bay ferry terminal's underground parkade closed after rockslide causes structural damage

Reports suggest at least two structural columns collapsed inside the underground parkade after a rockslide
Stunning mural by local First Nations artists adorns Highway 1's newly completed Lower Lynn interchange

Stunning mural by local First Nations artists adorns Highway 1's newly completed Lower Lynn interchange

Designs found in Squamish Nation weavings and carvings intertwine on 28 sound wall panels along Fern Street
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
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
‘Will there be healing?’ Squamish Deacon ponders Pope Francis’s visit to Canada

‘Will there be healing?’ Squamish Deacon ponders Pope Francis’s visit to Canada

Squamish Nation Elder and Catholic Deacon Rennie Nahanee says for too long the church said, 'Welcome to church, but leave your drums at the door'