Nick is a freelance photojournalist based in Southern Ontario.
He discovered his passion for photography and photojournalism while studying Canadian history at Wilfrid Laurier University. From 2008 to 2013 he managed the photography department of Wilfrid Laurier University's award winning independent campus and community newspaper The Cord.
Additionally Nick worked as a research assistant and photographer at the Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies. He has participated in and photographed three European battlefield tours and co-authored two books about Canada at war.
As a journalist he has covered a wide variety of events including municipal, provincial and national elections, various sporting events, spot news events, accidents, environmental portraits, and large national events like the G20 riots, and Jack Layton’s funeral.
Nick’s interests gravitate towards news photography, stories about community, and social inequality issues.
- Nick Lachance, 2019
The Toronto Star
The Waterloo Regional Record
Macleans On Campus
The Peach Gallery
Blue Moth Creative
The Henderson Brewing Company
Ryerson, Writing for Journalism - 2017
Ryerson, Documentary Photography - 2016
Wilfrid Laurier University, Bachelor of Arts - 2013
Canadian Community Newspaper Association
CCNA Best Campus Photography, Third place 2013
CCNA Best Campus Photography, Third place 2012
CCNA Best Campus Photography, First place 2011
Canadian University Press
JHM Awards Outstanding Campus Photography, Honorable Mention 2011
Wilfrid Laurier University Student Publications
The Cord, Photo of the Year 2012
The Cord, Photo of the Year 2011
The Cord, Photographer of the year 2008/9
Laurier Center for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies
Canadian Battlefields of the First World War: A Visitor’s Guide Second Revised Edition
Authors: Terry Copp, Mark Humphries, Nick Lachance, Caitlin McWilliams, and Matt Symes
1812 A Guide to the War and its Legacy
Authors: Terry Copp, Matt Symes, Caitlin McWilliams, Nick Lachance, Geoff Keelan, Jeffery W. Mott
Canadian Battlefields 1915-1918: A visitors Guide
Authors: Terry Copp, Matt Symes, Nick Lachance
The Self Help Alliance
Finding My Way… Stories of Recovery
Self Help Alliance
Editors: Kathy Bazinet, Nick Lachance