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 bittersweet tall tale about a man and his giant frog.
The Devil at the Dance
A centuries-old legend about the night that the devil came to town.
The Haunting of the Fort Garry Hotel
An in-depth look at the ghost stories of one of the most haunted hotels in Canada.
The Horn of the Unknown Shore
What do the Canadian Arctic, Queen Elizabeth I's bedroom, and a mythical animal all have in common?
The Vampires of Wilno, Ontario
Some say a vampire once terrorized an Ontario village. But is the story legend, lie or lore?
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.