Mary Beatrice Stedman, Grandniece of Edmund Cockshutt

Extra research for Season 4 – Episode 4 – The Tea Party

The Cockshutt Family figures prominently in the story of the City of Brantford. Frank Cockshutt (1857-1938) was the President of the Cockshutt Plow Company. William Foster Cockshutt was a Member of the Canadian Parliament for Brantford. Henry Cockshutt (1868-1944) was the 13th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario. The Cockshutt Family was always generous with their time […]

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Bonus videos from Season 4 – Episode 3 – Mr Nasty

Bonus clip #1 (above): Demonstration of why it is so important to be careful & respectful with the spirits. During the paranormal investigation of the malevolent being haunting a woman and her son, an intense session completely drains Jeff. He leaves the space, passes out & is found by crew member on the front lawn. […]

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Bonus videos from Season 4 – Episode 2 – The Long House

Bonus clip #1 (above): Indigenous elder and spirit guide Tom discusses how the long house fits into Mohawk culture and his feelings about being in this place that is the setting for the second paranormal investigation of Season 4. Bonus clip #2: Some behind the scenes footage captured during Tom’s healing and protection ceremony. Bonus […]

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Elder Tom Charles prays in the Mohawk long house in Kanata Village - The Other Side TV

Extra research for Season 4 – Episode 2 – The Long House

The Longhouse or hodensote is long narrow house covered in rectangular slabs of birch or elm bark and built by the Iroquois, which included the Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga and Seneca people. They were called Iroquois but they called themselves Haudenosaunee, which meant “people who live in the longhouse.”   The building of a longhouse […]

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Extra research for Season 4 – Episode 1 – Unfinished Business

Peter Anthony Prince (1836-1925) was born in Trois-Rivières, Québec, the second of four children born to Enoch Prince (1802-1867) and Marie Angeline Trottier (1808-1901). Enoch and Angeline were married twice. The first in Trois-Rivières by a protestant minister in July 1831 and secondly in St-Stanislas-de-Champlain, Québec on the 25th of December 1833. According to church […]

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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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