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Shawn Gibson

Shawn Gibson

Shawn studied journalism at Humber College before setting out as a freelance writer in 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 reporting for BarrieToday and came on board full-time in 2018.

Email
shawn@barrietoday.com

Recent Work by Shawn

Improper signing, barricading let to death of six: Barrie Police

Improper signing, barricading let to death of six: Barrie Police

Concord-based company has been charged with six counts of criminal negligence causing death following last summer's catastrophic crash on McKay Road in south-end Barrie
Construction company facing criminal charges in crash that killed six

Construction company facing criminal charges in crash that killed six

Condrain Company faces six counts of criminal negligence causing death following last summer's catastrophic crash
ONTARIO: Construction firm facing criminal charges in Barrie crash

ONTARIO: Construction firm facing criminal charges in Barrie crash

Condrain Company (1983) Ltd. faces six counts of criminal negligence causing death following last summer's catastrophic crash
Procession brings slain OPP officer home to Barrie (7 photos)

Procession brings slain OPP officer home to Barrie (7 photos)

Mourners line overpasses to pay respects to OPP Const. Grzegorz Pierzchala who will be laid to rest in Barrie on Jan. 4
Procession for slain OPP officer to travel to Barrie today

Procession for slain OPP officer to travel to Barrie today

There will be a full police funeral in Barrie Jan. 4 for the slain OPP officer, who was gunned down in the line of duty earlier this week
'Great guy': OPP officer killed in line of duty was from Barrie

'Great guy': OPP officer killed in line of duty was from Barrie

'Greg was always smiling, very disciplined and focused on what he wanted to do for work,' says owner of local academy where officer trained
Pedestrian suffers minor injuries falling into open Barrie manhole

Pedestrian suffers minor injuries falling into open Barrie manhole

Police believe the manhole cover may have come loose after being hit by a snowplow
Ministry of Labour concludes fatal Barrie crash investigation

Ministry of Labour concludes fatal Barrie crash investigation

Ministry has issued three 'orders' and three 'requirements' to construction company; 'These are very typical and do not mean the company did anything criminal,' says worker
Reporter 'devastated, gutted' by Queen's death

Reporter 'devastated, gutted' by Queen's death

Whether you're a fan of the Royal family or not, Shawn Gibson writes Queen Elizabeth II's death is also sad because she was a mother, a grandmother and a great-grandmother
Crash investigation continues as tributes, memorials grow

Crash investigation continues as tributes, memorials grow

Candlelight vigil planned for Sept. 3 to remember six young people who died in weekend crash on McKay Road