Tag: British Columbia

Ghosts, TV

B.C. trio Beyond the Haunting explores haunted gold rush path in documentary

“Haunted Gold Rush” is not your average girls’ road trip. Paranormal investigators Corine Carey, Kelly Ireland, and Leanne Sallenback of Beyond the Haunting followed the path of the prospectors during British Columbia’s gold rush from Yale to Barkerville for their two-part documentary. With a mix of historical details, with an […]

Cryptozoology

Kamloops team investigates Sasquatch, digs up old ghosts in B.C.’s interior

Jason Hewlett’s cryptozoological mission into the wilds of British Columbia’s interior yielded some fascinating discoveries, including a ghostly side quest. The former crime reporter turned paranormal investigator shared his team’s discoveries on the Bonaparte Plateau, as well as in Shuswap and Barriere in the latter half of 2020 on the […]

Ghosts

Victoria’s ‘Ghost Story Guy’ Ian Gibbs publishes book on Vancouver hauntings

What haunted writer Ian Gibbs while pulling together ghostly tales for his new book Vancouver’s Most Haunted: Supernatural Encounters in BC’s Terminal City was his writer’s block. The Victoria native, and The Ghost Story Guys podcaster, found it challenging to research and write during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially when he […]

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 has not always been about acquainting oneself with the resident spirits inside the Châteauesque structure built between 1904 and 1908. The 71-year-old worked in […]

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 […]