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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

Boy in 'critical but stable' condition following incident at lakeshore water park

Boy in 'critical but stable' condition following incident at lakeshore water park

Police seeking witnesses to determine exactly what happened to 12-year-old boy
Ross Street fire sends one person to hospital

Ross Street fire sends one person to hospital

Barrie firefighters respond to a downtown rooming house and find heavy smoke in the affected room
In the case of smell or sell, police need your help

In the case of smell or sell, police need your help

Whether they’re dubbed the Smelly Bandits or the Dior Duo, Barrie police hope perfume thieves can be sniffed out
Black Lives Matter descends on Barrie following death of man who died after being Tasered

Black Lives Matter descends on Barrie following death of man who died after being Tasered

BLM members voice their frustration over lack of information being given in the death of Olando Brown
Head to the courthouse for a great cup of coffee!

Head to the courthouse for a great cup of coffee!

If there are eight million stories in the naked city, Heather Pilipenko has heard about seven million of them as the supervisor for the Barrie Courthouse Cafe
Black Lives Matter descends on Barrie following death of Olando Brown

Black Lives Matter descends on Barrie following death of Olando Brown

BLM members voice their frustration over lack of information being given in the death of Olando Brown
Hewitts stands are popping up all over; 'Tis the season!

Hewitts stands are popping up all over; 'Tis the season!

Hewitt name is synonymous with sweet corn and delicious produce; Tradition began in Warminster in the 1970s
Hewitts stands are popping up in Central Ontario; 'tis the season

Hewitts stands are popping up in Central Ontario; 'tis the season

They’re popping up all over the region and once you see them you know you can’t resist stopping in at a Hewitts Farm Market stand.
Hewitts stands are popping up all over; 'tis the season.

Hewitts stands are popping up all over; 'tis the season.

They’re popping up all over the region and once you see them you know you can’t resist stopping in at a Hewitts Farm Market stand.
Heavy police presence leads to arrest <b>(14 photos)</b>

Heavy police presence leads to arrest (14 photos)

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