Tom Gibney is known as a retired television anchor who provided news coverage in Toronto, Ontario.


Tom Gibney was employed as the evening news anchor at CFTO-TV in Toronto. He was also famous for being the former host for the Lotto 6/49 draws until he entered semi-retirement.

Tom Gibney was a constant figure behind the news work area at CTV in Toronto starting in the mid 1970s. He stepped down as the anchor of CFTO News in April 2001, yet proceeded to occasionally show up as a substitute anchor on CTV's lead station in Toronto until his retirement in November 2007. Even though he had initially left his post, he couldn’t stay away from the job for too long because he enjoyed his staff and audience very much.

Gibney's long career spread over the modern era of local news. He was working from the era of typewriters and film to PCs, satellites and live news trucks and into the forefront innovation that brings TV watchers the news that they are used to today. He has had a fruitful career that he is proud of.

Personal Life

Gibney was born and raised in Saskatchewan but he currently makes his home in Courtice, Ontario.


Last Modified: Mar 5, 2020

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