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Shawn Gibson

Shawn Gibson

Shawn Gibson has lived in Barrie with his family. As a freelance writer, he has covered sports and local happenings for the past 10 years. He loves every aspect of the city of Barrie.

Recent Work by Shawn

When it rains tragedy in Barrie, it also pours love

When it rains tragedy in Barrie, it also pours love

Donated items are being accepted at city hall until Friday afternoon; several GoFundMe pages underway
Lights, camera, action. Cinema 1 is ready for its close-up <b>(9 photos)</b>

Lights, camera, action. Cinema 1 is ready for its close-up (9 photos)

The one-stop shop for everything movies is the subject of this week's Mid-Week Mugging
The fifth annual Jammin' for Jamie brings Sass Jordan and The Northern Pikes to Mavrick's

The fifth annual Jammin' for Jamie brings Sass Jordan and The Northern Pikes to Mavrick's

May 11 is the date - mark your calendar and get your tickets, now
Displaced Allandale residents will now look to the heroes as details emerge on how to help

Displaced Allandale residents will now look to the heroes as details emerge on how to help

About 60 residents are homeless following a public housing complex fire that occurred Monday night
Dozens homeless after Barrie blaze

Dozens homeless after Barrie blaze

The blaze is the second to leave people homeless in this area after a fire damaged 62 Little Avenue, just a few buildings away, on April 6
Barrie blaze leaves dozens homeless

Barrie blaze leaves dozens homeless

Barrie Housing rents rooms at Holiday Inn for displaced residents, most of whom, lost everything
Little Avenue: The morning after the fire <b>(7 photos)</b>

Little Avenue: The morning after the fire (7 photos)

No injuries suffered following major fire at Bayview Avenue
Child Advocacy Centre Simcoe/Muskoka hopes to kick up some support May 31

Child Advocacy Centre Simcoe/Muskoka hopes to kick up some support May 31

Get ready for a different type of fundraiser at the end of May that will allow you to dress down or dress up; whatever you fancy.
Barrie blaze leaves dozens homeless <b>(16 photos)</b>

Barrie blaze leaves dozens homeless (16 photos)

Barrie Housing rents rooms at Holiday Inn for displaced residents, most of whom lost everything
Little Avenue fire displaces all 25 units <b>(16 photos)</b>

Little Avenue fire displaces all 25 units (16 photos)

Barrie Housing rents rooms at Holiday Inn for displaced residents, most of whom lost everything