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Ghosts of Ashcroft, BC

Ghosts of Ashcroft, BC If you’ve ever made the road trip from Vancouver to Prince George, British Columbia, chances are that you’ve driven through the village of Ashcroft, located about an hour west of Kamloops in one of the most arid regions in all of Canada.In addition to its 1,500 residents,

Legends of the Nahanni Valley

Legends of the Nahanni Valley- Northern Canada's Greatest Mystery Now Available in the Mysteries of Canada Bookstore We're very excited to announce that Mysteries of Canada's second-ever non-fiction book, entitled "Legends of the Nahanni Valley," is finally available on Amazon and Kindle. This book is the first of its kind, focusing exclusively

Klondike Gold Rush- Part 5: Dawson Trails

Back to The Klondike Gold Rush.In the summer of 1897, the steamboats Excelsior and Portland arrived in San Francisco and Seattle, respectively, bringing news of the Klondike Gold Rush to the Outside world. The news spread like wildfire throughout the west coast. Almost immediately, thousands of would-be prospectors from all
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Klondike Gold Rush- Part 3: The Advent

Back to The Klondike Gold Rush.On August 16, 1896, George Carmack, Keish "Skookum" Jim Mason, and "Tagish" Charlie Dawson discovered a golden bonanza on Rabbit Creek, a tiny tributary of the Klondike River. Ever since that day, Rabbit Creek has borne the name Bonanza Creek. Without telling fellow prospector Robert
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Klondike Gold Rush- Part 1: Background

Back to The Klondike Gold Rush.When I was growing up, my favorite poem, hands down, was The Cremation of Sam McGee, by Robert Service. If you've never had the pleasure of acquainting yourself with this fantastic poem or the man who wrote it, please allow me to fill you in. Robert William
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The Lost Lemon Mine Mystery

Somewhere in south-western Alberta, in the Crowsnest Pass, close by Coleman (according to some), in The Lost Lemmon Mine, it is said, is a gold vein worth millions. All you have to do is find it, and get past the curse! If you see a dead man with an axe in his
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