Ghosts

Ghosts

‘Paranormal 9-1-1’ provides platform for first responders to share uncanny tales

There’s a stigma that faces first responders when sharing their own tales of the inexplicable. It’s an observation co-founder of Entityseeker Paranormal Research, Morgan Knudsen, has made while appearing on docuseries like “Paranormal 9-1-1” and “Haunted Hospitals”. “The medical field in general isn’t usually open to talking about this at […]

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Toronto-based producer seeks stories for Season 2 of Haunted Hospitals

The greatest challenge facing “Haunted Hospitals” producer Tobin Long is finding the stories Canadians have to share. “I find the Canadian stories really interesting. I find Canadians a little more reserved, cautious. They’ve already gone through the filters of being skeptics,” the Toronto-based documentarian said. “They haven’t fully bought into […]

Books, Ghosts

Review: A window — by a cosy fire — into Canada’s unique ghost stories

Great Canadian Ghost Stories by Barbara Smith Touchwood Editions, Canada, 2018 4/5 Each page turn of Barbara Smith’s Great Canadian Ghost Stories was a finger pull on a View-Master’s lever. Rife with viewports into Canada’s supernatural tales, Smith refrains from her traditional provincial campfire tales and cups her hand over her eyes to view for miles nationwide. […]

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Montreal’s Grey Nuns rife with history and tragedy

There are some 232 dead nuns interred in a crypt beneath the Grey Nuns Motherhouse at the corner of Guy Street and René-Lévesque Boulevard West, in the Montreal borough of Ville-Marie. It’s a macabre thought, but even more bizarre is that it’s a residence for students at Concordia University’s Sir […]