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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

This year's Barrielicious Is ready to serve

This year's Barrielicious Is ready to serve

Eleven years on, organizers say the event is a raging success. Their only regret? Maybe the name
'Old Diamond Jim' is a jack of all trades <b>(3 photos)</b>

'Old Diamond Jim' is a jack of all trades (3 photos)

Jim Lowe is the topic of this edition of 'Mid-Week Mugging'
Transcom says minimum wage not behind Barrie call centre closure

Transcom says minimum wage not behind Barrie call centre closure

Effort to 'improve service' means nearly 300 people out of work. Some may be able to transition to working from home
Library, police, County of Simcoe seek city budget requests <b>(2 photos)</b>

Library, police, County of Simcoe seek city budget requests (2 photos)

Barrie Public Library hopes to boost security and attract wider audience
It's game day for the Start Talking Cup!

It's game day for the Start Talking Cup!

The annual campaign hopes to raise awareness and funds for mental health
Music to your ears <b>(9 photos)</b>

Music to your ears (9 photos)

Today’s Mid-Week Mugging holds some kind of record in Barrie for sure. As a matter fact, it holds pretty much any record you’re looking for
Be kind and pay it forward tomorrow

Be kind and pay it forward tomorrow

The 2018 Common Kindness Day is tomorrow and the Commonwell Mutual Insurance Group is hoping that you are not only able to receive a free coffee, but that you pay it forward and keep the kind act going.
City hall to get some work done - probably

City hall to get some work done - probably

But should it be in partnership with the County of Simcoe or not, councillors debate
Barrie Theatre Lab celebrates one year tonight <b>(4 photos)</b>

Barrie Theatre Lab celebrates one year tonight (4 photos)

Calling all playwrights, storytellers or anyone who just wants to get out and be involved with a great monthly program; the Barrie Theatre Lab is celebrating one year tonight.
Don't take cold weather alerts lightly

Don't take cold weather alerts lightly

Warming centres help, but overnight is still an issue