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Shawn Gibson

Shawn Gibson

Shawn studied journalism at Humber College before setting out as a freelance writer in 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 reporting for BarrieToday and came on board full-time in 2018.

Recent Work by Shawn

Second wave 'much harder' than first, laments region's top doc

Second wave 'much harder' than first, laments region's top doc

'Clearly, (COVID-19) has had a major impact on the well-being of the people of Simcoe-Muskoka,' official says at virtual town hall forum on COVID-19
Town hall brings together community leaders to discuss COVID crisis

Town hall brings together community leaders to discuss COVID crisis

'Clearly, (COVID-19) has had a major impact on the well-being of the people of Simcoe-Muskoka,' official says at virtual town hall forum on COVID-19
Town hall brings together community leaders to discuss COVID crisis

Town hall brings together community leaders to discuss COVID crisis

'Clearly, (COVID-19) has had a major impact on the well-being of the people of Simcoe-Muskoka,' official says at virtual town hall forum on COVID-19
Two more deaths reported at Roberta Place, bringing death toll to 27

Two more deaths reported at Roberta Place, bringing death toll to 27

There are 96 currently residents residing in the Essa Road facility and there are nine residents being cared for in hospital
Two more deaths reported at Roberta Place, bringing death toll to 27

Two more deaths reported at Roberta Place, bringing death toll to 27

There are 96 currently residents residing in the Essa Road facility and there are nine residents being cared for in hospital
Second wave 'much harder' than first, laments region's top doc

Second wave 'much harder' than first, laments region's top doc

'Clearly, (COVID-19) has had a major impact on the well-being of the people of Simcoe-Muskoka,' official says at virtual town hall forum on COVID-19
Two more deaths reported at Roberta Place, bringing death toll to 27

Two more deaths reported at Roberta Place, bringing death toll to 27

There are 96 currently residents residing in the Essa Road facility and there are nine residents being cared for in hospital
Town hall brings together community leaders to discuss COVID crisis

Town hall brings together community leaders to discuss COVID crisis

'Clearly, (COVID-19) has had a major impact on the well-being of the people of Simcoe-Muskoka,' official says at virtual town hall forum on COVID-19
Pandemic's impact 'negligible' at Lake Simcoe airport, official says

Pandemic's impact 'negligible' at Lake Simcoe airport, official says

Aircraft movements have decreased by around 35%, largely due to temporary closure of the flight school and decline in recreational flying, says airport manager
Pandemic's impact 'negligible' at Lake Simcoe airport, official says

Pandemic's impact 'negligible' at Lake Simcoe airport, official says

Aircraft movements have decreased by around 35%, largely due to temporary closure of the flight school and decline in recreational flying, says airport manager