Specters, spooks and spirits abound: Canada is known for its horror tales and cases of the ghosts and spirits-sighting. Our trip to the most haunted locations of Canada is as follows, so you can figure out how much truth there really is in the spooky stories.
1. Toronto, Ont. Keg Mansion
The Keg Mansion had once been the personal living of industrialist Hart Massey, he lived with his family. There are people who believe that in 1915, when Massey’s only beloved daughter, Lillian passed away, their maid went mad and hung herself in love of her mistress as she couldn’t bear the grief of Lillian’s death. However, other tales about the same place say that the maid killed herself for she didn’t want to reveal her relation with a Massey man. In both scenarios, the hanging image of a maid has been witnessed by many Keg’s visitor over the years.
2. Banff, Alberta Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel
Ever gave a thought if Bates Motel in Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho or Overlook Hotel in Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining were scary residences? Well, no doubt, Banff Springs Hotel is surely most the picturesque hotel of Canada but one cannot also deny the haunting rumors about it. Constructed by the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1888, this architectural place is known as the junction of several horrifying ghosts. News of ghost sightings are frequently received there, such as a family murdered in room 873, a bride who fell down the hotel’s marble staircase and died right there, and an old head bellman named Sam McAuley, who continues to haunt the hotel dressed in full uniform, is the news of everyday.
3. Ottawa, Ont. Fairmont Chateau Laurier