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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

Finance minister stops in Barrie for pre-budget talks

Finance minister stops in Barrie for pre-budget talks

'You’ll see that we’re not going to say much; we’re here to listen. We’re here to listen to the people of Barrie and the region for ideas that they have to help bring relief to families,' says Finance Minister Vic Fedeli
Fire alarm sends Georgian College students into the cold

Fire alarm sends Georgian College students into the cold

A burning smell coming from a heating unit led to the evacuation of the Georgian College student residence early Thursday morning
Finance minister stops in Barrie for pre-budget talks

Finance minister stops in Barrie for pre-budget talks

'You’ll see that we’re not going to say much; we’re here to listen. We’re here to listen to the people of Barrie and the region for ideas that they have to help bring relief to families,' says Finance Minister Vic Fedeli
Finance minister stops in Barrie for pre-budget talks

Finance minister stops in Barrie for pre-budget talks

'You’ll see that we’re not going to say much; we’re here to listen. We’re here to listen to the people of Barrie and the region for ideas that they have to help bring relief to families,' says Finance Minister Vic Fedeli
5Fold Agency brings new ad vibes to historic office

5Fold Agency brings new ad vibes to historic office

'What we’re trying to do here is become a really good advertising agency. We feel that Barrie advertising can be better than it is on every medium'
Skating pond and fireplace open at Heritage Park

Skating pond and fireplace open at Heritage Park

Skaters love 'country cottage skating pond' on Kempenfelt Bay
Start Talking Cup deals with battles both on and off the ice

Start Talking Cup deals with battles both on and off the ice

Barrie Colts will face local North Central Predators tonight; Mental health advocates 'teach the kids to open up and talk and listen'
Start Talking Cup deals with battles both on and off the ice

Start Talking Cup deals with battles both on and off the ice

Barrie Sharks 'AA' bantam team takes on Aurora, while the minor midget 'AAA' Colts face North Central
Museum's outdoor skating trail back for another year

Museum's outdoor skating trail back for another year

'It gets them outside for fresh air, especially on a day like today where it is a little chilly, but it’s just beautiful out'
Simcoe Museum's outdoor skating trail back for another year

Simcoe Museum's outdoor skating trail back for another year

'It gets them outside for fresh air, especially on a day like today where it is a little chilly, but it’s just beautiful out'