McKayla Adams,9, takes a moment to chat with Janice Skot, president and CEO of Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, while selling her Rainbow Loom bracelets in an effort to raise support of Ronald McDonald House, during McHappy Day in Barrie, Wednesday, at the Bayfield Street North location. The youngster has been taking part for several years. Mark Wanzel/Barrie Examiner/Postmedia Network

McHappy Day in Barrie

Local McDonald’s restaurants partnered with Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH) to raise funds for Child and Youth Mental Health Services at R

Glued to her cellphone and television, Mary Armstrong, of Barrie, receives updates from her daughter who was evacuated from Fort McMurray following the massive wildfire that has destroyed homes and buildings. Mark Wanzel/Barrie Examiner/Postmedia Network

Wildfire hits home

Krista Flynn said she didn't begin to worry about her father in Fort McMurray until she heard the hot, dry winds had picked up and fanned the flames o

The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario Big Bike — sponsored on this ride by DriveWise and Digital Giants — made its way through downtown Barrie on Wednesday in anticipation of a series of rides involving 18 teams along Lakeshore Drive between 1 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Thursday. IAN MCINROY/BARRIE EXAMINER

Pedal power for heart and stroke

The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario Big Bike — sponsored on this ride by DriveWise and Digital Giants — made its way through downtown Barrie on

     

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