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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

Affordable housing a huge factor in the city's growth, development

Affordable housing a huge factor in the city's growth, development

'There are many people who want to live in Barrie and start something new and we need to help that vision grow for them and the development of the community,' says city's planning director
No satisfaction for Rolling Stones fans over pre-sale ticket prices

No satisfaction for Rolling Stones fans over pre-sale ticket prices

Fans say general admission tickets nearly doubled in price by the time they reached the checkout
Parents 'outraged, let down and betrayed' as son's killer released from jail

Parents 'outraged, let down and betrayed' as son's killer released from jail

'From first-degree to free is not right,' says father of Brayton Bullock, who was stabbed to death in Barrie park 13 years ago
Parents 'outraged, let down and betrayed' as son's killer released from jail

Parents 'outraged, let down and betrayed' as son's killer released from jail

'From first-degree to free is not right,' says father of Brayton Bullock, who was stabbed to death in Lackies Bush 13 years ago
Mixed emotions for Rolling Stones fans over pre-sale ticket prices

Mixed emotions for Rolling Stones fans over pre-sale ticket prices

Fans say general admission tickets nearly doubled in price by the time they reached the checkout
Mixed emotions for Rolling Stones fans over pre-sale ticket prices

Mixed emotions for Rolling Stones fans over pre-sale ticket prices

Fans say general admission tickets nearly doubled in price by the time they reached the checkout
Mixed emotions for Rolling Stones fans over pre-sale ticket prices

Mixed emotions for Rolling Stones fans over pre-sale ticket prices

Fans say general admission tickets nearly doubled in price by the time they reached the checkout
Stones fans can't get any satisfaction in ticket pre-sale for concert near Barrie

Stones fans can't get any satisfaction in ticket pre-sale for concert near Barrie

Fans say general admission tickets nearly doubled in price by the time they reached the checkout
Stones fans can't get any satisfaction in ticket pre-sale

Stones fans can't get any satisfaction in ticket pre-sale

Fans call it 'a money grab,' say general admission tickets nearly doubled in price by the time they reached the checkout
Mixed emotions for Rolling Stones fans over pre-sale ticket prices

Mixed emotions for Rolling Stones fans over pre-sale ticket prices

Fans say general admission tickets nearly doubled in price by the time they reached the checkout