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Shawn Gibson

Shawn Gibson

Shawn attended Humber College for Journalism before he began freelance writing for different cities across Ontario in 2006. After moving to Barrie in 2008, Shawn has written for various publications in the city covering local sports, politics, arts and entertainment and other issues that matter to the community. In 2015, Shawn began writing for BarrieToday and became a full-time member of the Village Media family in 2018.

Recent Work by Shawn

Accused in double homicide in Collingwood appears in Barrie court

Accused in double homicide in Collingwood appears in Barrie court

Cameron Gardiner, 57, who was released on bail July 22, scheduled to be back in court Dec. 3 on two counts of second-degree murder
Accused in double homicide in Collingwood appears in Barrie court

Accused in double homicide in Collingwood appears in Barrie court

Cameron Gardiner, 57, who was released on bail July 22, scheduled to be back in court Dec. 3 on two counts of second-degree murder
Accused in double homicide in Collingwood appears in Barrie court

Accused in double homicide in Collingwood appears in Barrie court

Cameron Gardiner, 57, who was released on bail July 22, scheduled to be back in court Dec. 3 on two counts of second-degree murder
Barrie Fair gets rolling with some fun new things for the kids

Barrie Fair gets rolling with some fun new things for the kids

Agricultural society president says one of the key components of the fall fair is to educate people on where their food comes from
Barrie Fair gets rolling with some fun new things for the kids

Barrie Fair gets rolling with some fun new things for the kids

Agricultural society president says one of the key components of the fall fair is to educate people on where their food comes from
PIE Education program helps the kids and also feeds the soul, says MP

PIE Education program helps the kids and also feeds the soul, says MP

'For a child whose parents may not have a lot of money for new items, this is a morale booster like no other,' says local MP
'Most substantial investment ever' will change face of Barrie Transit

'Most substantial investment ever' will change face of Barrie Transit

Funding will go toward Allandale Mobility Hub, an overhaul of city buses, and other associated infrastructure
It's almost time to Run for the Cure to support breast cancer research

It's almost time to Run for the Cure to support breast cancer research

Plans underway for Run for the Cure Barrie/Orillia in October; 'It can be a very emotional day,' says organizer
Emotions can run high at Run for the Cure, but also brings people together, says official

Emotions can run high at Run for the Cure, but also brings people together, says official

Run for the Cure is set for Oct. 6 at Heritage Park in Barrie
Emotions can run high at Run for the Cure, but also brings people together, says official

Emotions can run high at Run for the Cure, but also brings people together, says official

Run for the Cure can takes Oct. 6 at Heritage Park