This is part two of my world hauntings myTakes series.
There are two schools of thought when it comes to death. Either they move on and enter the afterlife or reincarnate or simply blink out of existence. However, it seems that neither is true. While some may move on to the afterlife or reincarnate, for some reason unknown to the living, some of the dead stick around. Here are four famous Canadian Hauntings.
The Ghost Ship of Northumberland Strait
In the freezing waters off of the Northumberland Strait separating Prince Edward Island from Nova Scotia there have been repeated sightings of a ghost ship. It is a 4-masted schooner that is burning with fire. It has been sighted for over 220 years and no one knows why or even what its named. There have been attempts to rescue it but the vessel vanishes every time that happens. One very famous attempt was made in 1900 when the crew boarded rowboats but it vanished into thin air before they got there. Why does it appear, who is manning the ghostly apparition, or what is the name of the vessel...? To this day no one knows.
The Fort Garry Hotel in Winnipeg
The Fort Garry Hotel has had many guests over the years but one guest has never left. In room 202 a young woman killed herself after hearing of her husband's death and now haunts the room. There have been many people who have had encounters including former member of Parliament Brenda Chamberlain. There are also other figures who haunt the halls. Why these spirits haunt the hotel and why that woman hasn't joined her husband in the afterlife we might never know.
The Whitehorse Cadet Training Center
This wasn't always a Cadet Training Center; before, it was a Juvenile detention facility. During that time one of the children imprisoned here hung himself in his cell. Today they say that in the night you can here the victim crying out in fear and pain.
Gibraltar Point Lighthouse in Toronto
The lighthouse was built in 1808 and in 1815 the lighthouse keeper Radan Muller was brutally murdered by unknown killers. To this day Muller's ghost can be seen around the lighthouse on cold nights, moaning out in pain.