Fireside Canada

Fireside Canada

Latest Episodes

Charlie Redstar: Manitoba's Friendly UFO
March 16, 2023

The story of a mysterious red UFO named Charlie, and the people who named him.

The Murderer and the Mind Reader
March 09, 2023

The shocking story of what has been claimed to be the first criminal case ever solved by a psychic.

The Myth of the Minks
February 16, 2023

What do pro-slavery sentiment, a long-forgotten Chicago obituary, a 1990s Hallmark movie, and one of early Toronto's most successful Black business owners have in common?

Ogopogo / nx̌ax̌aitkʷ
February 02, 2023

According to Indigenous tradition, local legend, and eye witness accounts going back nearly two centuries, something mysterious is lurking in BC's Okanagan Lake.

Big Joe
January 19, 2023

Hear a tale of two Joes: one, a mythical giant lumberjack, the other a French Canadian folk hero and strongman who fought with violent gangs early in Ottawa's history.

The Fireship of Chaleur Bay
January 05, 2023

A flaming phantom ship has haunted eastern Canada's waters for centuries.

Two Winter Legends of the Canadian North
December 22, 2022

Just in time for Christmas, here are two spine-tingling stories of the frozen Canadian north.

Lost in the Fairies
December 07, 2022

Canada's easternmost province is rich with stories of "the fair folk," but they're a far cry from Tinkerbell.

The Haunted Lighthouse of Gibraltar Point
October 27, 2022

In this special Halloween episode, hear the tale of Toronto's oldest cold case and most enduring ghost story.

The Coleman Frog
March 02, 2022

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