155 – Christmas 2020: Santa Claus, Ghost Stories and Krampus, the Christmas Cryptid

Episode 155: The holidays can be a notoriously hard time for people who either miss loved ones or have a hard time being around them so much. For those reasons, we take a break from all the murder and mayhem and try to bring you a little holiday cheer with a bit of a dark edge. This year, for our fourth Christmas, themed episode, we learn about the global depictions of Santa Claus, some dark Christmas traditions from around the world, and Krampus, the Christmas Demon. 

See you in the new year!

Co-host: Carol Browne

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154 – Dirty Dr. Stewart: The Murder of Gordon Kralt

Episode 154 – Twenty-three year old Gordon Adrian Kralt had been the caretaker for a Bible camp on Vancouver Island when he went missing on Halloween in 1970. Gordon was found two weeks later, he had been brutally slain. Tracking down Gordie’s killer uncovered a career psychopath who was believed to have killed before. Co-host: Carol BrowneWritten by: Josina De Bree …

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153 – Serial Killer: The Life and Crimes of Charles Eli Kembo

Episode 153 – Between 2002 and 2005, Charles Eli Kembo, a refugee from Malawi, murdered four people, his business partner, Arden Samuel, his stepdaughter, Rita Yeung, his girlfriend, Sui Yin Ma, and his wife, Margaret Kembo, whose body has never been found. He set up elaborate schemes to steal their identities, set up false bank accounts, insurance claims, and run up credit in his victims’ names. 

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152 – Bloody Lies: The Crimes of Dr. John Schneeberger

Episode 152: In November of 1992, a twenty-four-year-old woman came forward to Kipling, Saskatchewan RCMP, accusing a respected local doctor, John Schneeberger, of sexual assault. After years of ridicule from other Kipling residents who refused to believe her claims, the young woman finally found some justice. When the truth saw the light, it uncovered one of the strangest and most devious criminals in Canadian history. 

Co-host: Carol Browne
Promo:True Crime Island

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151 – Bathtub Girls – The Murder of Linda Anderson

Episode 151 – On January at 10:30 p.m., a 911 operator took a call from a seemingly distraught sixteen-year-old girl. When Peel Police arrived at the Mississauga, Ontario home two teenage girls, Sandra, 16, and Beth, 15, led them upstairs to the bathroom where their mother, Linda Andersen, 43, lie face down, deceased in the tub. For almost a year the police believed Linda’s death was a tragic accident, but they learned differently from a young man who could not keep a secret any longer.
NOTE: Aliases used to protect the identities of young offenders.

co-host: Carol Browne
promo: Minds of Madness

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150 – The Shag Harbour UFO Incident

Episode 150: Beginning at 7:19 pm Atlantic Daylight Time, on the evening of October 4, 1967, an airline pilot reported seeing an unidentified flying object heading east over Southern Quebec. About 30 minutes later, calls began coming into local authorities reporting strange lights in the sky over the Atlantic Ocean along Nova Scotia’s South Shore. The multiple sightings continued until 11:20 pm that evening when something large crashed into the water just off Shag Harbour, Nova Scotia. The mysterious and odd events of that evening are one of Canada’s most enduring and well-documented UFO sightings.

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149 – Remembrance Day 2020 – Canada’s Flying Ace, Billy Bishop

Episode 149: William Avery (Billy) Bishop was born in Owen Sound, Ontario, on February 8, 1894. When the First World War broke out, as with many young men of his day, Billy was off to Europe to do his part. By the end of the war, Bishop claimed he had survived more than 170 air battles and said he had shot down seventy-two German aircraft. This number left Bishop only three behind René Fonck of France and eight behind The Red Baron, Manfred von Richthofen, who had 80 kills. These numbers made Bishop the top Canadian and British Empire flying ace of the war and Canada’s most storied veterans. But Billy’s story does come with some controversy.

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148 – Three’s Complicated – The Murder of Christina Cline

Episode 148 – In November of 2011, a man out for a walk discovered 27-year-old Cristina Kathleen Cline’s body just off the trail in a Dartmouth, Nova Scotia park. The number of wounds and blood at the scene indicated a brutal and violent attack. It would take Dartmouth police more than a year of intense investigation before they could arrest and charge the two responsible for the slaying of the mother of three.

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147 – Halloween 2020 – Spiritualism in Canada: Seances, Mediums and Spirits, Oh My!

Episode 147: Canada has a long history of folks who have attempted to communicate with the dead – a practice is known as Spiritualism. Some of these have claimed that they can connect directly with those on the other side. Here we will give a bit of history, tell some of their stories and give a how-to primer for entertainment purposes only.

We do not recommend, dear listeners, that you make attempts to commune with the beyond using the methods we will speak about later. If you do so and incur negative consequences, we bear no responsibility for your decision to proceed.

Co-host: Carol Browne
Interview with:
Morgan Knudsen

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146 – The Redpath Mansion Mystery

Episode 146: On June 13th, 1901, Ada Mills Redpath and her son Jocelyn Clifford Redpath were killed in their mansion on Sherbrooke Street in Montreal. Ada had been shot to the back of the head. Clifford has a gunshot wound to his temple. The police were not called. A coroner’s inquest the next day declared the deaths a murder-suicide. Ada and Clifford were buried on June 15th without any further investigation.

Written By: Josina De Bree

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