Ghosts

Ghosts

Cold spots, scandals and Victoria’s Empress Hotel

Historian and Discover the Past’s Ghostly Walks host John Adams has had a long working relationship with the Fairmont Empress Hotel in Victoria, British Columbia. It’s one that hasn’t always been about acquainting oneself with the resident spirits inside the Châteauesque structure built between 1904 and 1908. The 71-year-old worked […]

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Actor Dan Aykroyd narrates ghostly tales in new series ‘Hotel Paranormal’

Listening to Dan Aykroyd in the narration booth gave “Hotel Paranormal” producer Sarah Zammit goosebumps. Zammit, who works with Blue Ant’s Saloon Media, has worked on paranormal shows like “Haunted Hospitals” and “Paranormal Witness” in the past, but there’s nothing quite like having the voice of Canadian paranormal pedigree share […]

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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 […]

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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. […]