Horwath appoints Chris Ball as Director, Communications and Strategic Planning

Andrea Horwath’s office today announced the appointment of Chris Ball as Director, Communications and Strategic Planning for the Ontario NDP Caucus.

"I'm thrilled to welcome Chris to the strong team we're building here at Queen's Park. Chris is a well-respected communications leader with a deep passion for public service and we're happy to have him join us," said Horwath.

Most recently Chris served as Senior Manager, Public Affairs for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). Previous to CBC he worked closely with Jack Layton in his Toronto office -- serving as a trusted advisor to Mr. Layton as well as members of the Ontario Legislature and Toronto City Council.

Born in Kitchener Ontario, Chris graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University with an Honours BA in Political Science. He moved to Toronto over a decade ago and currently lives with his wife in the Davenport neighbourhood.