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Haunted Locations of Victoria, Vancouver Island

Victoria’s the capital city of British Columbia, Canada. It is located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island, along the Pacific coastline. The Greater Victoria area has an estimated population of 400,000, some of whom can trace their roots back … Continue reading

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Artist and Chief James Swan: on funerary rites, putting spirits to rest and the thunderbird (Part 3/3)

(Safe Journey. James UuKwaqum Swan*) James, you were talking about letting the spirit of a person go after they’ve died by practicing what you called “dealing with things the right way…” In our culture, we have a song called the … Continue reading

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Ghosts of the Downtown Vancouver Bay Store

If you live in Vancouver – or visited downtown – you’ve probably been inside the Bay on Granville Street. It likely never occurred to you, that many people who’ve worked there over the years have had what some might call a paranormal … Continue reading

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Why I Believe in Ghosts: History of a Haunting

This may come to you as a surprise, but for the most part I consider myself agnostic. For those unfamiliar with the term, an agnostic believes that “the truth” is unknown or unknowable. This truth is usually in regards to … Continue reading

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