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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
Oyama farmers bring in water expert to help plan for water shortages

Oyama farmers bring in water expert to help plan for water shortages

Feb 21, 2024 / 4:00 am

A prominent Okanagan orchardist is organizing a meeting this week for the local agriculture sector that is grappling with drought and deep freeze impacts. Some...

'Impossible' to operate Big White transfer station as unstaffed facility: RDKB

'Impossible' to operate Big White transfer station as unstaffed facility: RDKB

Feb 20, 2024 / 7:00 pm

The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary has responded to recent concerns around waste management at Big White Ski Resort. A proposal by the regional district...

RCMP recommend criminal negligence charge after finishing Kelowna crane collapse investigation

RCMP recommend criminal negligence charge after finishing Kelowna crane collapse investigation

Feb 20, 2024 / 9:47 am

Police have completed their investigation into the collapse of the 2021 downtown Kelowna crane collapse and have recommended a charge of criminal negligence...

Kelowna racing team finishes one of the toughest off-road races in the world

Kelowna racing team finishes one of the toughest off-road races in the world

Feb 17, 2024 / 4:00 am

Kelowna off-road enthusiast Jeff Hautamaki and his racing team managed to knock an item off their bucket list to start 2024. Hautamaki and his Team Angst have...

Using cannabis can ease cravings for street-level drugs: UBC research

Using cannabis can ease cravings for street-level drugs: UBC research

Feb 16, 2024 / 5:10 pm

New research from the University of British Columbia finds evidence that using cannabis can help ease cravings for some street-level drugs. The findings have...

RCMP pull driver over after spotting beer can on trunk of vehicle

RCMP pull driver over after spotting beer can on trunk of vehicle

Feb 16, 2024 / 4:33 pm

RCMP in Fort St. John made an unusual stop earlier this month. On Feb. 9, 2024 just before 11 p.m., they spotted an older model vehicle driving down the road...

Kelowna RCMP respond to weapon call, follow city bus and arrest two

Kelowna RCMP respond to weapon call, follow city bus and arrest two

Feb 16, 2024 / 3:57 pm

Police have taken two people into custody after they received a call about a possible weapon in downtown Kelowna Friday afternoon. RCMP spokesperson Ryan...

Big White residents rattled over proposed changes to waste management

Big White residents rattled over proposed changes to waste management

Feb 15, 2024 / 2:53 pm

A storm is brewing at Big White Ski Resort around essential services like waste management which could lead to a push for an exit from the Regional District of...

Kelowna gym closing its doors due to lack of money, leaving members high and dry

Kelowna gym closing its doors due to lack of money, leaving members high and dry

Feb 15, 2024 / 12:00 pm

UPDATE noon Patrons and members of Ninja Sports Club have been reaching out to Castanet with their stories and concerns about the gym closing its doors. In...

COSAR and RCMP rescue cold, wet 'amateur geologist' near Chute Lake Road

COSAR and RCMP rescue cold, wet 'amateur geologist' near Chute Lake Road

Feb 15, 2024 / 8:57 am

It was a busy Valentine's evening for members of the Central Okanagan Search and Rescue team. As many were sitting down to a Valentine's Day dinner with...

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