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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

Learn about your future at Sunday's Body and Mind Psychic Fair

Learn about your future at Sunday's Body and Mind Psychic Fair

Organizer says she used to be a skeptic: 'Not anymore. I am a believer now. I’ve seen things happen here that will make you believe'
Learn about your future at Sunday's Body and Mind Psychic Fair

Learn about your future at Sunday's Body and Mind Psychic Fair

Organizer says she used to be a skeptic: 'Not anymore. I am a believer now. I’ve seen things happen here that will make you believe'
Region 'not out of the woods' for coronavirus: Official

Region 'not out of the woods' for coronavirus: Official

'Our hospital is well prepared,' said OSMH official, noting SARS outbreak 17 years ago helped prepare health-care professionals for such crises
SARS outbreak prepared health unit for circumstances like coronavirus: Official

SARS outbreak prepared health unit for circumstances like coronavirus: Official

'It wouldn’t be surprising if we did get a case in Canada, and with Barrie so close to the major hub of Toronto, we aren’t out of the woods for such viruses,' says associate medical officer of health
Region 'not out of the woods' for coronavirus: Official

Region 'not out of the woods' for coronavirus: Official

The SARS outbreak from 2003 helped prepare for situations like this, says associate medical officer of health
Provincial grant still short of covering full courthouse bill, says mayor

Provincial grant still short of covering full courthouse bill, says mayor

Lehman says Barrie taxpayers are still paying for some of the province’s court security costs, despite $2.75M grant announced this week
Lunar New Year 'like Christmas' for East Asian students at Georgian College

Lunar New Year 'like Christmas' for East Asian students at Georgian College

'This is all about diversity and learning about diversity. And really, how important is that in the world right now?' says dean of international education
Barrie Ice-fishing tourney cancelled this year due to 'transition and timing'

Barrie Ice-fishing tourney cancelled this year due to 'transition and timing'

'The condition of the lake did not play a part in the decision,' says organizer
Ice-fishing tourney cancelled due to 'transition and timing'

Ice-fishing tourney cancelled due to 'transition and timing'

'The condition of the lake did not play a part in the decision,' says organizer
Ice-fishing tourney cancelled this year due to 'transition and timing'

Ice-fishing tourney cancelled this year due to 'transition and timing'

'The condition of the lake did not play a part in the decision,' says organizer