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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

Thirty-foot Christmas tree at Meridian Place almost ready for the holidays <b>(5 photos)</b>

Thirty-foot Christmas tree at Meridian Place almost ready for the holidays (5 photos)

'This will have that Rockefeller Center feel to it, being that it is a massive tree being delivered,' says BIA's Craig Stevens
Bells of Peace ring out in Simcoe County

Bells of Peace ring out in Simcoe County

Special ceremony held Sunday evening at Military Heritage Park
'I brought my dad with me today' <b>(35 photos)</b>

'I brought my dad with me today' (35 photos)

Thousands of people pack Memorial Square and line up along Dunlop Street for Remembrance Day service
Danny Michel plays the Temple Lounge tonight

Danny Michel plays the Temple Lounge tonight

A trip to Barrie a number of years ago made Danny Michel fall in love with the city and its people
Police investigating 'serious incident' near Bear Creek high school <b>(update)</b>

Police investigating 'serious incident' near Bear Creek high school (update)

'Police are presently investigating what appears to be a serious incident that occurred before 3 p.m. this afternoon in a wooded area behind a local high school'
Play Safe Be Safe campaign coming to Barrie November 15

Play Safe Be Safe campaign coming to Barrie November 15

Fire safety workshop open to educators and kids
First cannabis violations issued in Barrie against two teens

First cannabis violations issued in Barrie against two teens

Barrie police ask people who use cannabis to do so in a respectful, lawful manner
Barrie's first cannabis violations issued against two teens

Barrie's first cannabis violations issued against two teens

Barrie police ask people who use cannabis to do so in a respectful, lawful manner
Shawarma Place serves up great food from other side of the world

Shawarma Place serves up great food from other side of the world

'We get quite a few people in here who have not tried dishes from our original countries and they end up loving it'
Rise in vehicle break-ins has east-end residents concerned

Rise in vehicle break-ins has east-end residents concerned

The privacy of some in Barrieā€™s east end is being invaded and residents are looking for answers as to why it is happening and how to stop it.