Author: Brian Baker

Ghosts

Is Tranquille the victim of wild imaginations?

If there’s anything haunting the 460 acres of Tranquille in Kamloops, British Columbia, it could very well be the ghosts of modern horror tropes. Tranquille is nestled on the plain overlooking Cooney Bay, where Kamloops Lake meets the Thompson River. The former sanatorium treated tuberculosis patients from 1907 to 1958 […]

Ufology

Fredericton museum to honour Stanton Friedman with exhibit

Melynda Jarratt first met renowned ufologist Stanton Friedman 25 years ago while working on a Vision Television documentary. Back then she was putting together films for journalist Rita Deverell called “Sense of Place” instead of installations as executive director for the Fredericton Region Museum. Jarratt recalled, in a February phone […]

Ghosts

Haunted Hamilton to host Victorian funeral tour at Dundurn

Hamiltonians and visitors to the Golden Horseshoe may get their very own Moberly-Jourdain experience thanks to a Haunted Dundurn Castle tour in February. Unlike the infamous French event, visitors will be plunged into a Victorian funeral at the 19th-century manor thanks to Stephanie Dumbreck, owner and founder of Haunted Hamilton. […]

Ufology

Canadian ufologist Chris Rutkowski donates research to U of Manitoba archives

The University of Manitoba Archives has received an out-of-this-world donation for their Psychical Research and Spiritualism collection. Respected Canadian ufologist, Chris Rutkowski, author of the Canadian UFO Survey, was asked by head archivist Shelley Sweeney what he planned on doing with his work after he retired. “I have a little […]