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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

Feds commit $2.85M to rebuild Little Avenue apartments following fire

Feds commit $2.85M to rebuild Little Avenue apartments following fire

'The adding of homes is worth all the efforts we can put in,' says mayor
Cuts to inter-library service 'will certainly affect' Barrie Public Library patrons, says CEO

Cuts to inter-library service 'will certainly affect' Barrie Public Library patrons, says CEO

Access to niche and out-of-print titles will not be available anymore, said Barrie Public Library CEO
Stars Come Out 2019 will showcase the city's stage presence

Stars Come Out 2019 will showcase the city's stage presence

Theatre By The Bay’s Stars Come Out is ready to hit the stage for the 2019 season, signifying the start of the city’s theatre season
Tim and the Glory Boys ready to play some 'wholesome rock 'n' roll'

Tim and the Glory Boys ready to play some 'wholesome rock 'n' roll'

Tim and the Glory Boys make their return to Barrie and can’t wait to get hit the stage on April 28.
List of Barrie's most affordable neighbourhoods just came out. Do you live in one?

List of Barrie's most affordable neighbourhoods just came out. Do you live in one?

'Investors want the north mostly if they want student housing and the lesser prices are important for those doing second suite conversions'
Be Green Show a free way for families to have fun keeping the city clean

Be Green Show a free way for families to have fun keeping the city clean

'We really wanted to showcase not just ways to keep our city clean, but also the businesses making strides to do the same'
Earth Day at museum teaches you how to make S'mores using the sun

Earth Day at museum teaches you how to make S'mores using the sun

Simcoe County Museum will celebrate Earth Day today without or without the co-operation of the sun. Earth Day At The Museum happens today from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Mariposa Mayhem brings live pro wrestling to Orillia Saturday

Mariposa Mayhem brings live pro wrestling to Orillia Saturday

'This is a great thing for the wresting-starved fans of Orillia,' said event promoter
People's Party prides itself on 'being a nationalist party, but that’s obviously something different than ethno-nationalism'

People's Party prides itself on 'being a nationalist party, but that’s obviously something different than ethno-nationalism'

PPC plank includes lowering taxes for all Canadians, refocusing the military on Canadian sovereignty, abolishing corporate welfare, scrapping the carbon tax and stopping foreign aid
Mariposa Mayhem brings live pro wrestling to Orillia Saturday

Mariposa Mayhem brings live pro wrestling to Orillia Saturday

'This is a great thing for the wresting-starved fans of Orillia,' said event promoter