Extra research for Season 3 – Episode 13 – The Angels

Surely some of the places with the saddest spirits in Canada are the former residential schools, where approximately 150,000 First Nations and Métis children lost their cultures, identities, and even their lives at the hands of government and church employees whose aim was to “kill the Indian in the child.”   The Other Side encountered […]

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Extra research for Season 3 – Episode 12 – When the Whistle Blows

Every year thousands of people die in mining accidents around the world. Some of them die while saving others, which is what happened in 1910 at the Bellevue Mine, a place still haunted by its hero.   The Bellevue Mine is one of several haunted mines in Canada. Paranormal activity has also been reported at […]

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Extra research & update for Season 3 – Episode 10 – Learn How to Travel

Moving objects. Inexplicable breathing. Cold spots. Orbs. Spirit activity.   These are constants in Ivy Bear’s life. She has always been sensitive to spirits and paranormal activity so her haunted home on the Cowessess First Nation was an ideal place for The Other Side to investigate.   Prior to the investigation, Ivy’s home was the […]

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Extra research for Season 3 – Episode 9 – The Green Room

Image source: http://www.macleodempress.com Theatres seem to be hotspots for paranormal activity and the Empress Theatre in Fort Macleod, Alberta is no exception. There is story after story about paranormal activity in the theatre, and other investigations have taken place there. Coincidentally, it’s not the only haunted Empress Theatre; there is also the Empress Theater in […]

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Extra research for Season 3 – Episode 7 – The Convent

What makes a place a hotspot for mystical energy?   From the Medicine Wheel that Jeff, Michaella and Tom visited to the spirits of the Catholic nuns who lived in the Convent Inn, Val Marie is town rich in spirituality and paranormal activity.   For thousands of years, generation after generation of Sioux, Assiniboine, Cree, […]

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Extra research & update for Season 3 – Episode 6 – That’s My Son’s Name

Is it possible to live peacefully with a ghost in your home?   Starting in 2010 Joanna and her family began having dark experiences in their beautiful, newly-built log cabin, including doors slamming, an accident in which the family dog died, and the children crying out in their sleep at exactly 3am on numerous nights. […]

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Extra research for Season 3 – Episode 5 – Brother Jon

Photo Credit: Mark Stachiew/Postmedia News Wayne, Alberta, is a ghost town in more ways than one. The hamlet in the Badlands has fewer than 30 residents but it used to be a thriving coalmining town of over 2,500 people. Some of its former residents haven’t left; their spirits linger in the Last Chance Saloon and […]

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