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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

To those griping about Baycats making another final, 'I really don't care,' says Roy

To those griping about Baycats making another final, 'I really don't care,' says Roy

'I believe in this team 100 per cent and look forward to some more great games from them,' says skipper; Game 1 against Kitchener set for Tuesday night at Coates Stadium
'Lots of chafing' as firefighters walk 20 kilometres for Terry Fox, Will Dwyer

'Lots of chafing' as firefighters walk 20 kilometres for Terry Fox, Will Dwyer

Firefighters from across the region banded together today to help 94-year-old Dwyer reach his longtime goal of raising $1 million for the Terry Fox Foundation
Families and farmers plow ahead, keeping Barrie Fair's tradition going strong

Families and farmers plow ahead, keeping Barrie Fair's tradition going strong

Saturday’s installment of the 166 th Barrie Fair saw families out enjoying the day with some continuing traditions of over 40 years old.
Dragon-boat festival still breathing fire after 17 years <b>(5 photos)</b>

Dragon-boat festival still breathing fire after 17 years (5 photos)

'The awesome part of all this is when teams are exhausted; they’re completely spent physically, but they are smiling,' says Barrie Public Library director
'Lots of chafing' as firefighters walk 20 kilometres for Terry Fox, Will Dwyer

'Lots of chafing' as firefighters walk 20 kilometres for Terry Fox, Will Dwyer

Firefighters from across the region banded together today to help 94-year-old Dwyer reach his longtime goal of raising $1 million for the Terry Fox Foundation
Accused in double homicide in Collingwood appears in Barrie court

Accused in double homicide in Collingwood appears in Barrie court

Cameron Gardiner, 57, who was released on bail July 22, scheduled to be back in court Dec. 3 on two counts of second-degree murder
Accused in double homicide in Collingwood appears in Barrie court

Accused in double homicide in Collingwood appears in Barrie court

Cameron Gardiner, 57, who was released on bail July 22, scheduled to be back in court Dec. 3 on two counts of second-degree murder
Accused in double homicide in Collingwood appears in Barrie court

Accused in double homicide in Collingwood appears in Barrie court

Cameron Gardiner, 57, who was released on bail July 22, scheduled to be back in court Dec. 3 on two counts of second-degree murder
Barrie Fair gets rolling with some fun new things for the kids

Barrie Fair gets rolling with some fun new things for the kids

Agricultural society president says one of the key components of the fall fair is to educate people on where their food comes from
Barrie Fair gets rolling with some fun new things for the kids

Barrie Fair gets rolling with some fun new things for the kids

Agricultural society president says one of the key components of the fall fair is to educate people on where their food comes from