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Rob Gibson

Rob Gibson


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Rob Gibson is an award-winning journalist and broadcaster with a background in television, radio, print and online media.

He came to Castanet in 2018 after working in Northern Ontario, Halifax, Winnipeg, Calgary, Victoria and now Kelowna.

Rob grew up in Kenora Ontario and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communications Studies from Concordia University in Montreal.

Rob has two sons who he enjoys, golfing, fishing and barbecuing with.
Latest Articles from Rob Gibson
WestJet takes over Sunwing Airlines direct flights from Kelowna to Mazatlan

WestJet takes over Sunwing Airlines direct flights from Kelowna to Mazatlan

May 22, 2024 / 10:47 am

Summer is almost here but WestJet is already thinking of winter escapes. The WestJet Group announced this week they will be adding new direct flights from...

Kelowna fighters dominate national karate championships over May long weekend

Kelowna fighters dominate national karate championships over May long weekend

May 21, 2024 / 8:00 pm

A Kelowna martial arts teacher and members of his dojo had an impressive showing at the Canadian Karate National Championships over the May long weekend. The...

Minor traffic disruptions expected as the Hungry Hungry Half Marathon returns to Kelowna

Minor traffic disruptions expected as the Hungry Hungry Half Marathon returns to Kelowna

May 21, 2024 / 5:51 pm

Kelowna drivers are being told to expect traffic delays Saturday due to the Central Okanagan Food Bank’s Hungry Hungry Half Marathon. The event runs 7...

RCMP investigating stabbing at Queensway bus loop in Kelowna

RCMP investigating stabbing at Queensway bus loop in Kelowna

May 21, 2024 / 2:05 pm

Kelowna RCMP is investigating an apparent stabbing at the Queensway bus loop in downtown Kelowna. The incident happened Sunday just before 10 p.m. A Castanet...

UBCO river study indicates important implications for climate resilience, adaptation after fire or flood

UBCO river study indicates important implications for climate resilience, adaptation after fire or flood

May 21, 2024 / 4:00 am

New research from the University of British Columbia Okanagan indicates plants play a big role in the way our rivers are shaped. An assistant professor of...

Cat abandoned on Postill Lake Road near Kelowna gets new lease on life

Cat abandoned on Postill Lake Road near Kelowna gets new lease on life

May 21, 2024 / 4:00 am

A pair of Good Samaritans managed to rescue a cat that appears to have been abandoned at the six-kilometre marker of Postill Lake Road. Liz Muir and her husband...

Swimmers from across BC, Alberta make a splash at for spring competition in Kelowna

Swimmers from across BC, Alberta make a splash at for spring competition in Kelowna

May 20, 2024 / 7:00 pm

The H2O Centre in Kelowna was the place to be for swimmers over the long weekend. The Kelowna AquaJets hosted nearly 500 swimmers for the Persist Oil and Gas...

Crash on Highway 33 near Pyman Road under investigation

Crash on Highway 33 near Pyman Road under investigation

May 20, 2024 / 6:09 pm

UPDATE 6:09 p.m. A collision on Highway 33 just outside Kelowna that snarled traffic earlier today is under investigation, according to police. Kelowna RCMP...

Temporary service interruption at South Okanagan General Hospital emergency department

Temporary service interruption at South Okanagan General Hospital emergency department

May 20, 2024 / 3:11 pm

The emergency department at South Okanagan General Hospital will be temporarily closed overnight due to limited physician availability. Emergency services at...

BC RCMP issue Canada-wide warrant for man wanted in connection to a triple murder in the 90's

BC RCMP issue Canada-wide warrant for man wanted in connection to a triple murder in the 90's

May 20, 2024 / 2:26 pm

BC RCMP has issued a Canada-wide warrant for a suspect wanted in connection with a triple homicide that took place back in the 90's. RCMP have offered a...

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