Members of the Rotary Club of Barrie, Alex Ikonikog, left, Stu McMillan Bruce Martin, head of the Habitat for Humanity Huronia build committee, Ron, and Jody Patfield, install a deck at Habitat's latest project build, a renovation on Lampman Lane, Sunday. J.T. McVeigh Photo

Habitat building a future

Sometimes life gets in the way and financial stability flies out the window on the wings of each rent cheque written.

Woman assaulted

INNISFIL – A local man faces an assault charge after a woman was thrown against a garage door and then again onto the floor Tuesday afternoon.

The province will open the doors to the Huronia Regional Centre, which closed in 2009, and the grounds for tours starting Aug. 24. (PACKET & TIMES FILE PHOTO)

HRC opening for tours

Curious Orillia residents and the general public will have the opportunity to explore the Huronia Regional Centre and its grounds Aug. 24 and 25.

Firefighters contain a blaze which broke out on a transport truck hauling vehicles in the southbound lanes of Highway 400 south of Canal Road around 6 p.m. Tuesday. There were no injuries. PAUL NOVOSAD PHOTO

Truck fire on the 400

Firefighters contain a blaze which broke out on a transport truck hauling vehicles in the southbound lanes of Highway 400 south of Canal Road around 6

Roberta Place Retirement Lodge resident Helen Moore's life-long dream of cuddling up to a tiger came true Tuesday afternoon at the Elmvale Jungle Zoo when she got to hold Cornelius, a 12-day-old Bengal tiger. IAN MCINORY/BARRIE EXAMINER

Where the wild things are

Roberta Place Retirement Lodge resident Helen Moore's life-long dream of cuddling up to a tiger came true Tuesday afternoon at the Elmvale Jungle Zoo

     

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