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Ian McInroy

Ian McInroy

Ian McInroy is an award-winning photographer and journalist with more than 30 years in the industry. While working at newspapers in York Region and since the early 1990s at the Barrie Examiner, Ian has covered breaking news, politics and sports, as well as writing and illustrating feature stories about a wide variety of topics in Simcoe County. He has lived in Thornton since 1988 with his wife, Brenda. Together they have two adult children: a daughter Bailey and son Connor.

Recent Work by Ian

From candy to cheesecake, Queen’s Park store finds its sweet spot <b>(6 photos)</b>

From candy to cheesecake, Queen’s Park store finds its sweet spot (6 photos)

Jim Garraway grew up in the neighbourhood and now owns Parkside’s Corner Market, which previously housed Parkside Variety where kids would grab their goodies in years past
Sunken side-wheel steamer in Kempenfelt Bay deemed diver’s delight <b>(4 photos)</b>

Sunken side-wheel steamer in Kempenfelt Bay deemed diver’s delight (4 photos)

'One of the most exciting aspects of the wreck to see is one of the remaining paddle wheels,' master diver says of the J.C. Morrison
Barrie fire chief, who attended 9/11 funerals, recalls city's 'apocalyptic' scene

Barrie fire chief, who attended 9/11 funerals, recalls city's 'apocalyptic' scene

'Everyone knows the fire service is a tight-knit family that doesn’t stop at the border,' says Cory Mainprize
Rotary Islands create lakeside refuge for residents, wildlife alike <b>(6 photos)</b>

Rotary Islands create lakeside refuge for residents, wildlife alike (6 photos)

Two manmade islands along Barrie's waterfront surround sheltered lagoon for fish, waterfowl and amphibians to live
Once fastest boat on local lakes, palatial steamer is now a diver’s delight <b>(4 photos)</b>

Once fastest boat on local lakes, palatial steamer is now a diver’s delight (4 photos)

'One of the most exciting aspects of the wreck to see is one of the remaining paddle wheels,' master diver says of the J.C. Morrison
Sunken side-wheel steamer in Kempenfelt Bay deemed diver’s delight <b>(4 photos)</b>

Sunken side-wheel steamer in Kempenfelt Bay deemed diver’s delight (4 photos)

'One of the most exciting aspects of the wreck to see is one of the remaining paddle wheels,' master diver says of the J.C. Morrison
Sunken side-wheel steamer in Kempenfelt Bay deemed diver’s delight <b>(4 photos)</b>

Sunken side-wheel steamer in Kempenfelt Bay deemed diver’s delight (4 photos)

'One of the most exciting aspects of the wreck to see is one of the remaining paddle wheels,' master diver says of the J.C. Morrison
Sunken side-wheel steamer in Kempenfelt Bay deemed diver’s delight <b>(4 photos)</b>

Sunken side-wheel steamer in Kempenfelt Bay deemed diver’s delight (4 photos)

'One of the most exciting aspects of the wreck to see is one of the remaining paddle wheels,' master diver says of the J.C. Morrison
Sunken side-wheel steamer in Kempenfelt Bay deemed diver’s delight <b>(4 photos)</b>

Sunken side-wheel steamer in Kempenfelt Bay deemed diver’s delight (4 photos)

'One of the most exciting aspects of the wreck to see is one of the remaining paddle wheels,' master diver says of the J.C. Morrison
CFB Borden chronicles Canada's military aviation history to dizzying heights <b>(10 photos)</b>

CFB Borden chronicles Canada's military aviation history to dizzying heights (10 photos)

From the CF-104 Starfighter to the CF-101 Voodoo and the CF-116 Freedom Fighter to the F-86 Sabre, Base Borden Military Museum takes people back in time