Kevin Van Paassen
Born in Calgary, Alta. Van Paassen graduated from the journalism arts program at the Southern Alberta Institue of Technology in 1997. He moved to Toronto in 1999 to begin freelancing for the National Post. After 5 years at the National Post Van Paassen moved to the Globe and Mail where he was hired as a staff photographer in 2004. Based in Toronto he has photographed various assignments for the Globe, both domestic and abroad, including stories examining Canada's health care system as well as the war in Afghanistan.