Ghosts and the City

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Communities Editor Nicole Siena has your guide to Toronto’s spookiest locales


Tour Fort York at night from the haunted lighthouse to the bloody battlefield. Hear stories and the history that surrounds it. Not recommended for children under 8 yrs. Complimentary refreshments are included. Pre-registration is required. Phone: (416)-392-6907

Oct. 28 & 29, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m a 250 Fort York Blvd. Adults $12.50


Take a tour through the alleys and laneways of downtown Toronto to see some of her haunted buildings. Then go back to Mackenzie House for more spooky stories. Pre-registration and pre-payment required.

Phone: (416) 392-6915

Oct. 29, 6:30 p.m., 7 p.m. or 7:30 p.m. at 82 Bond St. Adults $12.50


Hear the story of two stonemasons who were “bloodthirsty”competitors. You’ll also hear the tale of the famous Canadian author who promised to return from the grave to haunt Massey College, and all about the biscuit maker who locked his mistress inside a secret chamber. Must call ahead.

Phone: (416)-487-9017

Mondays and Wednesdays at 10 p.m., Fridays at 7 p.m.; Oct. 7 to 31. starting at 10 p.m. Midnight tours from Oct. 28-31.

Starts at Royal Ontario Museum. Adults $20


Ghost Trackers Michelle Desrochers and Patrick Cross host the tours. They have been featured in several television programs and magazine articles including: Creepy Canada, YTV’s Ghost Trackers and Haunted Canada 3: More True Ghost Stories.

Participants will take part in a one-of-a-kind investigative tour. Cameras and ghost tracking equipment are encouraged! Pre-registration required. Phone: 416-923-1171 ext. 205 or 215

Oct. 26 and 27, 7 p.m. at 1 Austin Terrace. Adults $25

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