Dina Al-Shibeeb is an award-winning journalist with hyperlocal and international experience in various news formats. She began her reporting career covering business news for a trade magazine and then later the Arab Spring and its aftermath for a Dubai-based news station. She has since worked in Canadian media, covering municipal affairs in Vaughan, Ont., for Metroland Media. Her work has also appeared at the Toronto Star, Financial Post, National Post and other community sites across Canada.
Following her work, especially In Vaughan, she developed a big interest in covering urban planning issues and its encroachment into the environment while reporting passionately on affordable housing stories. In her spare time, Al-Shibeeb enjoys different sports from swimming, tennis to kickboxing. Occasionally she experiments with new recipes.