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Zak Vescera

Zak Vescera is a staff reporter for the Investigative Journalism Foundation after serving as The Tyee’s labour reporter.

Previously, he worked for three years at the Saskatoon StarPhoenix, where he led coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic in Saskatchewan. His writing on topics like homelessness, HIV-AIDS and the toxic drug crisis has twice won him the Goff Penny award for young journalists, and earned him nominations for some of the country's top journalism awards. He got his start at the University of British Columbia's student paper, the Ubyssey, where one of his first proper news assignments was tracking down the source of an odd smell on campus.

Find him on Twitter at @zakvescera.

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