John Gibson


John Gibson started out as a newspaper reporter before joining CBC Calgary 20 years ago, working as a producer with CBC Newsworld and later as the newscast producer for CBC Calgary News at Six. He joined the digital team as a reporter/editor in 2009.

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Check out the works of art featured on 50 of Calgary's MAX bus shelters

Calgary Transit is offering up some culture to commuters as they wait for a bus on one of the city's four MAX rapid transit lines. 

Alberta could face big problems getting goods in and out of province due to B.C. floods, landslides

Albertans could face significant problems getting goods in and out of the province in the weeks and months ahead after flooding and landslides in southern British Columbia cut off highways and disrupted rail lines.

4 Alberta doctors launch lawsuit over mandatory COVID-19 vaccine policy

Four Alberta doctors are suing the provincial health authority and its president over its mandatory workplace COVID-19 vaccination policy.

Group of Alberta firefighters threaten AHS with lawsuit over vaccine mandate

A group of Alberta first responders is threatening to take Alberta Health Services to court over its COVID-19 vaccine mandate for frontline health-care workers, arguing that it’s unconstitutional.

Vaccine hesitancy, rising R-value mean Alberta can't let up on pandemic fight, expert says

A rising R-value for COVID-19 in Alberta coupled with a stubborn and country-leading rate of vaccine hesitancy are two signs that the province’s battle to beat back the pandemic still has hurdles to overcome, says a Calgary infectious diseases expert.

UCP threatened on 2 flanks as NDP leads and support surges for Wildrose Independence Party, poll suggests

A new poll suggests Alberta’s governing United Conservative Party is running 11 points behind the NDP while a new threat is emerging on the right as support for the Wildrose Independence Party surges to 20 per cent.

Injunction granted against 2nd rodeo protesting Alberta's COVID-19 restrictions

A judge in Calgary has granted an injunction for Alberta Health Services to block a weekend rodeo that was planned in protest of COVID-19-related public health restrictions, dismissing the organizers' argument that it would be a political rally. 

Calgary's controversial new blueprint for growth to be voted on Monday

A 131-page document called the Guidebook for Great Communities, set to be given a final yea or nay at Calgary City Hall on Monday, has been stirring up a lot of debate.

Albertans want Ottawa to fight for Keystone XL while most Canadians ready to move on, poll suggests

While two-thirds of Canadians believe the new U.S. president's cancellation of a key permit for the Keystone XL pipeline expansion is bad for Alberta, most outside that province and Saskatchewan believe it's time to move on, a new poll suggests.

At 'breaking point,' Alberta hospitality industry group asks province for clear path to reopening

The Alberta Hospitality Association is demanding clear guidelines from the province regarding when and how businesses that are closed or restricted due to the pandemic can expect to be allowed to resume normal operations.