As Halloween approaches, many fans of ghosts, abandoned places, and haunted houses are looking for places where they can sometimes awaken their fears. Here is the ranking of provinces where thrills are guaranteed.
To determine which locations in Canada are most likely to be haunted, BonusFinder Canada examined monuments, haunted locations, ghost towns, abandoned properties and spider species in each province.
Unfortunately for thrill-seeking Quebecers, La Belle province ranks last and is considered the most haunted province in Canada.
Despite having four cemeteries, 0.01 ghosts and 0.02 ghost towns per 10,000 people, Quebec scores a 3 out of 10 for its level of horror.
Almost half of the 1,379 species of spiders found in the country are the only way to fear them in Quebec.
So what are the best places for a Halloween-style atmosphere?
• La Saskatchewan
For horror, it is recommended to go further west, and more precisely to Saskatchewan, where we observe the highest concentration of 646,895 monuments. The province has a high density of cemeteries with 20 per 10,000 population.
Stories of haunted houses are common in the province, where Government House in Regina is said to be haunted by its former ghost keeper.
The spirits of former soldiers and Aboriginal people are also said to be heard at Fort Battleford, where they unfortunately met a tragic fate.
• Newfoundland and Labrador
Newfoundland and Labrador is full of haunted places and comes in second on this ranking with 16.5% of haunted houses.
It is in this province that we can find legends such as the devil’s footprints, hoof-shaped seals carved into rock, as symbols of an evil pact with Satan.
• Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia has nearly 22 cemeteries and 218,650 memorials per 10,000 residents.e The most haunted province in Canada.
The most famous ghost story is at Keith’s Brewery, where the brewery’s founder can be seen appearing, accompanied by the smell of freshly baked bread.
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