Stories by Marianne Lassonde

Marianne Lassonde

Marianne is a journalism student at the University of King's College. She calls Sherbrooke, Quebec, home. When she is not reporting, she is either on stage performing or in the audience of a play or film.

Jonatan Carette, who was moved from foster home to foster home.

Quebec's child welfare system is badly in need of repair

Shortages in resources for foster families lead to frequent relocations of foster children

Jul 6, 2021

ACNS held its annual World AIDS Day Vigil to remember those who died.

Lighting up a conversation around HIV/AIDS

‘We only make advances if we remember our past,’ says man who lost partner to AIDS

Dec 2, 2019

Crown witness testifies there was conflict between Sparks and Gonzales.

Jury hears about 'issues' between Nadia Gonzales and accused

Witness testifies 'they were both being shady to each other'

Nov 29, 2019

The jury was shown a video of Samanda Rose Ritch shopping an hour before Nadia Gonzales was found dead.

Ritch bought leggings, gauze an hour after Gonzales death

Jury at murder trial shown video of Ritch shopping on June 16, 2017

Nov 27, 2019

Robbie Clayton attended the Queer Holiday Market on Saturday.

'We’re here and we’re queer’ theme of new holiday market

Pop-up queer market launches in Halifax

Nov 25, 2019

Daryl Mombourquette attended the cooking course for his partner.

Destigmatizing HIV over a hot, healthy meal

Affordable Eats program 'should’ve come along 20 years ago'

Nov 16, 2019

Tanja Matthews and her daughter at the Museum Without A Home exhibit on Nov. 8.

When a housewarming gift becomes a work of art

Exhibit seeks to shift the narrative of refugees from numbers to people

Nov 10, 2019