Tom Gibney

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Tom Gibney is a retired television anchor in Toronto, Ontario. Gibney was evening news anchor at CFTO-TV in Toronto, and also the former host for the Lotto 6/49 draws (which were syndicated to several stations in Canada) until entering semi-retirement. A native of Saskatchewan, he currently resides in Courtice, Ontario.

Tom Gibney had been a fixture behind the desk at CFTO-TV in Toronto for well over two decades; the Yorkton, Saskatchewan native first arrived in Toronto in 1973. On April 6, 2001, Tom entered semi-retirement and in November 2007, officially retired from CTV. Mr. Gibney was at the helm of CFTO News for 27 years, guiding viewers through breaking news, elections, protests, parades and more. Tom Gibney's career has spanned the modem era of local television news, taking viewers from typewriter and film though computers, satellites, live trucks and the leading-edge technology of live, breaking news.

Gibney has an uncredited cameo in the 1976 film Network, playing an announcer at the UBS television network.[1]


  1. ^ James FitzGerald (2001-03-05). "CFTO's 40th anniversary". Playback. Retrieved 2007-08-03.