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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

Barrie Food Bank boss learned a lot working the streets of Cleveland, Toronto

Barrie Food Bank boss learned a lot working the streets of Cleveland, Toronto

'I saw shootings, buildings and cars being set on fire,' Peter Sundborg says. 'I think it created a character in me that has never left me. It created a bigger awareness of what can happen to people'
How one longtime city employee rose from summer student to clerk and beyond

How one longtime city employee rose from summer student to clerk and beyond

Dawn McAlpine was hired full-time in 1991 as a waste reduction officer; she went on to become city clerk and now holds the position of general manager of community and corporate services
From Saigon to Barrie, 'it's like heaven here'

From Saigon to Barrie, 'it's like heaven here'

Deo Nguyen a familiar sight for her customers at East End Restaurant and Variety, where everybody knows your name
City sailor who won Olympic gold in 1976 now giving back to the sport

City sailor who won Olympic gold in 1976 now giving back to the sport

Barrie Yacht Club offers adult lessons as well as sessions for kids from eight to 16 years old with the possibility of joining a race team
Musician Jason McCoy might tour the world, but this is home

Musician Jason McCoy might tour the world, but this is home

Midhurst resident well known in the area for his involvement in local fundraisers, but also for his radio voice
Musician Jason McCoy might tour the world, but this is home

Musician Jason McCoy might tour the world, but this is home

Midhurst resident well known in the area for his involvement in local fundraisers, but also for his radio voice
Throwing out a disc for fun at Sandy Hollow

Throwing out a disc for fun at Sandy Hollow

Tournament in Barrie attracts close to 100 avid disc-golfers; 'If you can walk, it’s a fun sport to play'
NDP's Dan Janssen wants 'businesses to pay their fair share' <b>(4 photos)</b>

NDP's Dan Janssen wants 'businesses to pay their fair share' (4 photos)

Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte hopeful says the party’s platform for more affordable housing and a pharma-care plan, including dental and eye care, will appeal to Canadians
Rain no match for enthusiastic Terry Fox Run participants <b>(8 photos)</b>

Rain no match for enthusiastic Terry Fox Run participants (8 photos)

Rain didn’t seem to matter to more than 1,000 walkers, runners, rollerbladers and baby carriage pushers who take in the 39th annual event
Liberal candidate aims to advocate for the 'most vulnerable' <b>(3 photos)</b>

Liberal candidate aims to advocate for the 'most vulnerable' (3 photos)

Barrie-Innisfil federal Liberal candidate Lisa-Marie Wilson spoke to supporters on Saturday