504 - Lunenburg Academie, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia

Extra Research for Season 5 – Episode 4 – Etched in Time

The tiny little harbour of Lunenburg, in what is now known as Nova Scotia, was chosen by the British to resettle 1,453 “foreign protestants,” travelling from all over Europe, in 1753. Each settler was granted a plot of land by lottery and using a plan developed back in England, the town quickly took shape with […]

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502 - Fortress of Louisbourg, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia

Extra Research for Season 5 – Episode 2 – Specter of a Soldier

Rebuilt as a national historic site in 1961, the Fortress of Louisbourg was originally built by the French in 1713, where it stood above the rocky shores of the Atlantic in the southeast of what is now Cape Breton. Following a design created by the chief engineer of French King Louis XIV, the fortress was […]

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Bonus Videos from Season 5 – Episode 1 – The Unnameable

Bonus clip #1 (above): The history of the attic (& the spirit that it contains) featured in the first episode of Season 5 of The Other Side during a paranormal investigation on Lennox Island, PEI & the Mi’kmaq community, cultural centre & pow wow circle that were featured. Bonus clip #2: A highly tense moment during the […]

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501 - Canoe Lennox Island Mi’kmaq Cultural Centre

Extra Research for Season 5 – Episode 1 – The Unnameable

History The Mi’kmaq people have inhabited the land in Prince Edward Island for over 10,000 years.  The people lived very differently from how they do today.  They lived a simple life.  At the time the Mi’kmaq only hunted and gathered enough food to provide for their people.  No part of the animal they hunted was […]

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Bonus Videos from Season 4 – Episode 13 – Abby’s Torment

Bonus clip #1 (above): Team leader Jeff Richards shares the results of his initial intuitive session and how he got a strong message of “h99v.” From our Season 4 final paranormal investigation, shot in Picton, Ontario at a former mental institution with a very troubled past. Bonus clip #2: All three members of the ghost hunting team […]

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413 - Abandoned Prince Edward Heights - The Other Side TV

Extra Research for Season 4 – Episode 13 – Abby’s Torment

Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Picton officially opened in 1941 to train students in bombing, navigation, and air gunnery. From 1944 the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) established a maintenance unit that was responsible for aircraft storage and maintenance of the airfield itself. A unit at RCAF Station Trenton absorbed its functions in 1946.   When […]

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412 - Thomas McGees boarding house door - The Other Side TV

Extra Research for Season 4 – Episode 12 – Afterlife Sentence

Patrick J. Whelan, (1840-1869) was born in Galway, British Ireland and moved to Canada around 1865. In Ireland and also in Canada he worked as a tailor. At the time of the assassination he was working as a merchant tailor in Ottawa.   Thomas D’Arcy McGee (1825-1868) was one of Canada’s Fathers of Confederation. D’Arcy […]

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Bonus videos from Season 4 – Episode 12 – Afterlife Sentence

Bonus clip #1 (above): Jeff is startled by an encounter near the old jail cells during this paranormal investigation shot in Ottawa, Ontario at HI Ottawa Jail Hostel. Bonus clip #2: Michaella watches as the K2 meter goes crazy and she gets some unwelcome attention from a spirit. Bonus clip #3: Tour guide Caitlin shares stories from the […]

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Bonus videos from Season 4 – Episode 11 – Dark Water

Bonus clip #1 (above): Intuitive Jeff Richards spends time in the Old Hay Bay Church before the first night of the paranormal investigation at this location to see what kinds of initial impressions he can get. Bonus clip #2: During the first night of the investigation, Jeff and Michaella step outside of the church with caretaker Phil […]

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