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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

Thousands of teachers, education workers march up Bayfield in show of solidarity <b>(6 photos)</b>

Thousands of teachers, education workers march up Bayfield in show of solidarity (6 photos)

'We’d much rather be in our classrooms, but we are here to support our health and safety, we’re here to protect classrooms, we’re here to defend our students, and to protect our jobs'
Action! 10 films over four days means Reel Stories festival is rolling

Action! 10 films over four days means Reel Stories festival is rolling

Two of the films being shown over the next few days are Honeyland and The Cave, both nominated for Oscars
MacKay refuses to back down from 'thug' comment at Barrie stop

MacKay refuses to back down from 'thug' comment at Barrie stop

'We have one law in this country for all our citizens and we need to restore peace, order and good government,' MacKay says of railway blockade
Action! 10 films over four days means Reel Stories festival is rolling

Action! 10 films over four days means Reel Stories festival is rolling

Two of the films being shown over the next few days are Honeyland and The Cave, both nominated for Oscars
MacKay's Conservative leadership campaign stops in region

MacKay's Conservative leadership campaign stops in region

'We have one law in this country for all our citizens and we need to restore peace, order and good government,' MacKay says of railway blockade
MacKay refuses to back down from 'thug' comment at Barrie stop

MacKay refuses to back down from 'thug' comment at Barrie stop

'We have one law in this country for all our citizens and we need to restore peace, order and good government,' MacKay says of railway blockade
MacKay refuses to back down from 'thug' comment at Barrie stop

MacKay refuses to back down from 'thug' comment at Barrie stop

'We have one law in this country for all our citizens and we need to restore peace, order and good government,' MacKay says of railway blockade
Protesters to greet Conservative leadership candidate after 'thugs' comment

Protesters to greet Conservative leadership candidate after 'thugs' comment

'There are too many politicians and so-called leaders who are failing when it comes to building a positive nation-to-nation relationship in the true spirit of reconciliation,' says protest organizer
Protesters to greet leadership hopeful after 'thugs' comment

Protesters to greet leadership hopeful after 'thugs' comment

'There are too many politicians and so-called leaders who are failing when it comes to building a positive nation-to-nation relationship in the true spirit of reconciliation,' says organizer
Protesters ready to greet Conservative leadership hopeful after 'thugs' comment

Protesters ready to greet Conservative leadership hopeful after 'thugs' comment

'There are too many politicians and so-called leaders who are failing when it comes to building a positive nation-to-nation relationship in the true spirit of reconciliation,' says protest organizer