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David P. Ball is a multimedia reporter and photojournalist based in Vancouver, Canada.

Winner of Canadian Association of Journalists and Jack Webster Foundation awards, his work has been published in the National Post, Toronto Star, The Tyee, VICE, Toronto Sun, 24 Hours Vancouver, Calgary Sun, S...

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Sep 21, 2017

RT @theBreakerNews: If you're going to read only one page of the #SiteC inquiry preliminary findings, may we recommend this one.…

Sep 21, 2017

RT @BCFerrys: We've invited Captain Highliner to revise and rewrite our clamite leadership plan.

Sep 20, 2017

@awudrick Sales taxes, even with rebates, are extremely regressive (for instance, rebate too late for those living cheque to cheque)

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What was your first job as a journalist?

A high school coop at Nelson Express in B.C.'s Kootenays, writing on arts & youth. First paid gig was Gulf Islands Driftwood in 2001

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, I own an electric typewriter but never used it for reporting, just dabbling in short story.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

Serving the public interest, holding power to account, exposing the truth

Canadian Association of Journalists

2013 - Community Media Award (Investigative Category)
For my series on B.C. coal exports in The Tyee.

Jack Webster Foundation Award

2013 - Community Reporting
For my series on B.C. coal exports in The Tyee