Episode 050 – In the early morning hours shots ring out at the Hub Mall inside the TD Canada Trust ATM vestibule at the University of Alberta in Edmonton. Police attend to find three G4S security guards dead, one man critcally wounded. Another guard, Travis Brandon Baumgartner, was also missing, as was the armoured truck they’d arrived in and over $360,000 in cash. It quickly became evident that Baumgartner weas no victim and the manhunt was on.

Sources:
Hub Mall
Global News articles tagged Travis Baumgartner
@Leetrav on Twitter
W5 Documentary – Armed and Dangerous
Travis Baumgratner entry at Muderpedia

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Episode 049 – On the evening of November 8, 2010 a woman called 911 in a panic. She claimed that intruders had entered her house, tied her up, took her family’s cash before shooting her parents. Police responded finding Jennifer’s mother Bich Ha Pan, dead of multiple gunshot wounds. Jennifer’s father had escaped the house and was bleeding from wounds of his own. Police found Jennifer bound but unharmed upstairs. What at first appeared to be a random house invasion, turned out to be far more cold blooded.

Sources: R. v. Pan, 2013 ONSC 7865 (CanLII),  Jennifer Pan Interrogation Video 10 hours 34 minutes Global News Articles tagged Jennifer Pan TorontoLife: Jennifer Pan’s Revenge article Tiger Parenting article Reid Technique police interrogation tactic Eric Carty Death article

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Episode 048 – All Canadians are taught to observe the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of the year with a moment of silence and thoughtful reflection about those who made great sacrifice so we could enjoy the freedoms we do today. This episode marks the 100th anniversary of the signing of the armistice to end hostilities in the Great War, World War 1. Here we commemorate the brave men and women who have donned a uniform in service of our country, including medal winners and every day soldiers, like Mike’s grandfather, Private Courtney Tremaine Browne.

Sources:
In Flanders Fields poem
Canadian National War Museum
Legion.ca – Remembrance Day
Veterans Affairs Canada – Remembrance Day
The Five Causes of World War 1 – simplified
85th in France and Flanders
Passchedale Audio
Victoria Cross Recipients WW1
Margaret McDonald
Private George McLean
Keep the Home Fires Burning – John McCormack 1917
Search: Personnel Records of the First World War

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Episode 047 – In 1890 an enigmatic character and member of the Katezie indigenous tribe, Slumach, was charged and convicted of the murder of a man named Louie Bee. It was believed that Slumach may have been protecting a massive gold find near Pitt Lake outside of Maple Ridge, BC. After Slumach was hanged for his crime. The legend of his unclaimed gold grew. For over a century many have tried and failed to find Slumach’s cursed treasure. A few have died trying.

Sources: Slumach.ca Slumach’s Curse (video) Curse of the Lost Gold Mine – 1994 (video) Lost Mines Found – questionable  (video) About Sturgeon Pitt Lake’s Lost Gold Mine B25 Bomber story and photos Supposed coordinates of bomber

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