24 episodes

Settle in and get cozy for spine-tingling stories of flying canoes, vicious pirates, phantom trains, mysterious creatures, tormented spirits, and swamp witches with a passion for real estate. Focused on both the storytelling and historical aspects of folklore, host David Williams will tell you a tale, then bring you on a deep dive into its history and cultural significance: the story behind the story.
Join David as he shares and explores the tall tales and ghost stories, classic legends and modern myths of a place called Canada.

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    • History

Settle in and get cozy for spine-tingling stories of flying canoes, vicious pirates, phantom trains, mysterious creatures, tormented spirits, and swamp witches with a passion for real estate. Focused on both the storytelling and historical aspects of folklore, host David Williams will tell you a tale, then bring you on a deep dive into its history and cultural significance: the story behind the story.
Join David as he shares and explores the tall tales and ghost stories, classic legends and modern myths of a place called Canada.

    The Coleman Frog

    The Coleman Frog

    The bittersweet tall tale about a man and his giant frog.

    • 41 min
    The Devil at the Dance

    The Devil at the Dance

    A centuries-old legend about the night that the devil came to town.

    • 49 min
    The Haunting of the Fort Garry Hotel

    The Haunting of the Fort Garry Hotel

    An in-depth look at the ghost stories of one of the most haunted hotels in Canada.

    • 49 min
    The Horn of the Unknown Shore

    The Horn of the Unknown Shore

    What do the Canadian Arctic, Queen Elizabeth I's bedroom, and a mythical animal all have in common?

    • 44 min
    The Vampires of Wilno, Ontario

    The Vampires of Wilno, Ontario

    Some say a vampire once terrorized an Ontario village. But is the story legend, lie or lore?

    • 1 hr 3 min
    The Lost Cache of Granite Creek

    The Lost Cache of Granite Creek

    Hear the legends and lore of a vanished BC ghost town and the lost treasure said to be buried somewhere nearby.

    • 42 min

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