On January 14, 1953, a Stanley Park Board Employee stepped on a patch of leaves that made an unusual crunching sound. Upon closer inspection, he realized that under the layers of leaves and dirt two child-sized skeletons. This was the beginning of an investigation that has baffled Canadians for the past seventy years.
A 21-year-old man and 15-year-old minor have been arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the death of Ma Cecilia Loreto.
Thirty years ago, four-year-old Michael Dunahee disappeared without a trace while walking a few meters from his parents car to a playground. The story made headlines across North America and resulted in one of Canada’s largest police investigations ever and the largest for the quiet city of Victoria, where Michael disappeared from.
The Canadian court convicted the infamous “Incel” Killer of 10 counts of murder and 16 counts of attempted murder in an online hearing Wednesday. Alek Minassian, 28, killed 10 people in a van attack in 2018 and seriously injured 16 others. According to the Guardian, Minassian is a self-described “incel.” The incel community, or involuntary celibate community, is an online community of men who blame women for their “inability to get laid.”
Toronto seeks to put a stop to Seivwright’s efforts. On February 12, the city filed an injunction application against him.
Sex workers in B.C. plan to create Canada’s first province-wide reporting system to reduce the levels of violence in the sector. The database will collect information concerning dangerous dates, as well as report any safety concerns workers may have.
Police have arrested two men for allegedly posed as police officers and convincing a 78-year-old woman to let them into her home early Sunday morning. They then violently attacked her, leading to her death on Tuesday. Pascal Bouthillette, 41, has been charged with murder. Sandy Parisian, 47, has been charged with manslaughter.
Buziak, 24, was showing a home to an unknown couple on the evening of February 2, 2008, when she was stabbed to death in the upstairs bedroom. Saanich police have now announced that they are working with the RCMP and the FBI to take a new look into the case. The task force will be retesting crime scene evidence and reviewing digital evidence with new technology that was not available at the time of the murder.
Although most tourist attractions shuttered their doors at the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, Haunted Montreal Ghost Tours hasn’t skipped a beat. Instead, the paranormal group has spent the last year expertly adapting to the ebb and flow of Canadian lockdown restrictions before finally settling on a completely virtual set-up. I sat down with Donovan King, founder of Haunted Montreal Ghost Tours, to discuss how he broke into the field of spooky tourism, his business’ transition to Zoom, and his favorite ghosts— all from the comfort of my own home, of course!
British Columbia, Canada – A 17-year-old teen presumed to have gone missing during a snowmobile excursion managed to survive by building a snow cave.