David P. Ball

David P. Ball is a freelance writer and photojournalist in Vancouver, B.C., on Coast Salish territories. Find him at davidpball.net and @davidpball on twitter. 

In love with photojournalism since he was eight, David studied professional writing and political science at the University of Victoria, following that passion to the Middle East where he reported from the 2006 Israel-Lebanon war. He has been published in more than 20 publications.

Pecha Kucha a simmering saucepan of food, art and ideas

A chocolate train station. A feared food critic. A guerrilla gastronomer. Pecha Kucha Volume 19 straddled the worlds of design, eating and art.

Housing activists take over Hastings condo site

Paris Annex condos got some unexpected occupants today.

Gabor Maté: 'Organized insanity' for doctors to ignore health, poverty link

Can social inequity cause sickness? Vancouver's Dr. Gabor Maté thinks so.

Occupy movement grappling with "new phase of life"

"Organic" global movement will keep fighting inequality, gets busy debating how.

Occupy protesters without a home, for now

The tents are on hiatus, but the debate goes on.

Occupy relocates to East Van, plans next steps

Is this 'whack-a-mole'? Evicted from Robson Square, Occupy Vancouver relocates to east side.

Is the future Green? Adriane Carr thinks so

2011 Vancouver Civic Election: Representing the newest party on Vancouver City Council, Adriane Carr culminated 30 years of vying for office with a surprise win on Saturday.

Occupy Vancouver packs up, pitches new camp at Robson Square

As an eviction deadline arrived, most of the camp was loaded into trucks, and activists scrambled to find beds for about 30 homeless people.

Coping with COPE's ouster

2011 Vancouver Municipal Election: Why was Vision's campaign ally COPE flushed from City Hall?

Mayor Gregor Robertson re-elected in landslide victory along with full Vision slate on council

2011 Vancouver Municipal Election: Party swept back into power with seven of 10 council seats – while election allies at COPE fare disastrously.