Nighttime is an audio documentary series which explores Canada's most fascinating stories. Join us for true crime, mysteries, and a celebration of Canada’s weird and wonderful people, places, and events.

Nighttime is an audio documentary series which explores Canada's most fascinating stories. Join us for true crime, mysteries, and a celebration of Canada’s weird and wonderful people, places, and events.
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Nighttime is an audio documentary series which explores Canada's most fascinating stories. Join us for true crime, mysteries, and a celebration of Canada’s weird and wonderful people, places, and events.




The Murder of Kristin Johnston

For a 911 operator fielding calls from a university city like Halifax, a Friday night is sure to be a mixed bag. Periods of silence are book ended by frantic calls from the evening's darker moments. Those periods of silence become extended as the late night pizza shops serve their last slice and the taxis finish shuttling people home from their foggy evenings. As the sun begins to rise the hectic Friday night becomes a quiet Saturday morning and there is a big difference. As you will hear...


Three Chilling Tales From Haunted Nova Scotia (with Steve Vernon)

Some of my earliest scares occurred late at night, in the days leading up to Halloween, with a flashlight and a book of spooky stories. Individually the stories may span just a few pages, but with each one the authors managed to drag young minds along to places more horrifying than they could have ever imagined. In this Halloween special, Nighttime will again take inspiration from these books and dress itself up as a collection of scary stories. Tonight you will hear three chilling...


UFOs Above Canada - 4 - Reporting the 2018 Dairy Queen UFO Event

When considering the next topic to cover, I turned to the UFOs Above Canada facebook group for recommendations. As I took note of the many great ideas the group members shared, something else that caught my attention. Two people from opposite corners of Canada posted details of their recent UFO sightings. The reports were different in nearly every way, but had one commonality. Each solicited help identifying the anomalous object and requested advice on where next to turn. Immediately this...


Bernie Langille - Part 2 - Larry's Folder

In 2017 we were joined by Bernie Langille Jr. who had been investigating the bizarre circumstances that surround the death of the man he was named after, his grandfather Bernie Langille. When we last met, Bernie had not only been searching for more information on his grandfather's death, but also looking to simply confirm that the unbelievable story being passed down through his family was true. Thanks to a headscratching coincidence, the work we did in part one provided Bernie with...


Bernie Langille - 1 - Who (or What) Killed Bernie Langille

*This episode was originally released Jan 2017* In February of 1968, Cpl. Bernard Langille's young life comes to an end after a bizarre series of events that start at the Gagetown Military Base in New Brunswick, and end with his mysterious death in the Victoria General Hospital in Halifax. In this episode, I am joined by Cpl. Langille's grandson, and namesake, Bernie Langille who has taken the lead in his family's fifty year pursuit for both justice and the facts related to this strange...


Introducing 'Dead Man Talking' by Audioboom

Dead Man Talking is an original podcast by Audioboom Angel Resendiz aka The Railroad Killer criss-crossed the US by freight train in the 80s and 90s, choosing his victims at random, before he was executed by the State of Texas in 2006. Before his death, Rezendiz spoke to journalist Alex Hannaford and claimed, on tape, to have killed more than he had taken the blame for. The authorities said Angel Resendiz was lying in...


The Search for Ryan Shtuka

When 20 year old Ryan Shtuka stepped out of his comfort zone and embarked on an adventure with a close friend their plan wasn't anything risky or dangerous.. it was quite simple. They'd spend the winter in the mountains of British Columbia working at one of Canada's most beautiful ski resorts. But as it turned out, something went wrong; no one knows what exactly. What we do know is that his family, his friends, and an army of volunteers have been searching tirelessly hoping to find him, or...


MsManda - Halifax's Independent VIP Escort

You've probably come across advertisements for local sex workers. These are the ones that usually feature a semi nude girl with their face partially obscured and an invitation to make contact for… "a good time". When considering 'Who are these girls?' I've always been somewhere between puzzled and ignorant… until now. As it turns out, Halifax is home to the independent VIP escort MsManda and she agreed to tell me all about her life, her sex work, and a bunch of other stuff that made me...


UFOs Above Canada - 3 - Why Should We Care About UFOs?

Like any question that concerns odd lights in the sky, why we should we care about UFOs? is nuanced, subjective, and with many answers. For part 3 of UFOs Above Canada, I've reached out to a motley crue of friends, podcast family, and Nighttime listeners to provide you a cornucopia of opinions on tonight's question… Why should we care about UFOs? Links: UFOs Above Canada Facebook Group - Martin Willis - Alejandro...


The Three Tragic Musketeers of Hollis Street (with Bev Keddy)

They thought of themselves as the Three Musketeers. Three teenage girls selling themselves for sex on the Hollis Street stroll in the mid 1980s. The friendship they formed and enjoyed, against the wishes of their controlling pimps, would end tragically when during the course of a few weeks two of the three were murdered. In this episode, I will be joined by Frank Magazine crime writer Bev Keddy who will share the story of the three tragic musketeers of Hollis street. Much of the...


Frankie Macdonald, My Favorite Weatherman

Frankie MacDonald is a 34 year old man from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada. Frankie, who is autistic, has become known around the world as a result of the impassioned weather forecasts and comedy videos he posts to his YouTube channel 'dogsandwolves'. With his videos gaining tens of millions of views and having been featured on T-shirts, action figures, bobble heads, and a book Frankie MacDonald is among the most unique celebrities of our time. In this episode, I am joined by author...


UFOs Above Canada - 2 - What isn't a UFO (with Chris Rutkowski)

In part 2 of the ongoing UFOs Above Canada series, I set out to clear the air and provide UFOs a safe place to zip around by asking UFO researcher Chris Rutkwoski "What isn't a UFO?" Links: Chris' Twitter - The Canadian UFO survey - UFOs Above Canada Facebook Group - Tickets for the Toronto Meet up - Contact: Website:...


Where is Joanne Pedersen?

February 19, 1983, Chilliwack, BC After ending up on the receiving end of her older sister and babysitter's childhood prank, 10 year old Joanne Pedersen found herself locked out of her house on a cold and rainy night. To request help, the soaking wet and sobbing child entered a pay-phone booth outside of a nearby convenience store and phoned her parents to request help. By the time they arrived at the store to pick her up Joanne was gone. Now, 35 years since she was last seen,...


The Murder of Douglas Keating (with Bev Keddy)

Halifax, Nova Scotia, 2000 Douglas Keating lived a life with many more downs than ups. He had addiction issues, he served time in prison, and he certainly made a lot of enemies along the way. But that said, no one deserves to be found beaten to death on a popular walking trail or anywhere else for that matter…. and no one deserves to have their murder go unsolved. In this episode, I will be joined by Frank Magazine crime writer Bev Keddy to discuss the still unsolved murder of Douglas...


UFOs Above Canada - 1 - What is a UFO (with MJ Banias)

In an ongoing series called UFOs above Canada, I set out to remove the mud clouding the waters that UFOs may or may not be crashing into and present the phenomenon as I see it… Compelling, fascinating, inspiring, and most of all a reality! With this episode being the first in this series, it only makes sense to tackle the most misunderstood three letters in this entire field… U.F.O. In this episode the foundation for the series will be established by asking UFO writer MJ Banias the...


Emma Fillipoff - 8 - Conor

In part 8 of The Nighttime Podcast series covering the disappearance of Emma Fillipoff, our focus will remain on those close to Emma leading up to her Nov 28, 2012 disappearance. This episode features a conversation with Conor, a young man Emma befriended in the months just prior to her disappearance. During our conversation Conor shares his memories of spending the days with Emma and discusses the times Emma stayed with him on his...


The Murder of Sadie Rogers (with Bev Keddy)

Amherst, Nova Scotia, 1981 Neighbors of Sadie Rogers became concerned for the 80 year old women after not seeing her, or any activity in her home, for over a week. When police respond to a request to check up on Sadie they would enter her home and be met with Amherst's most notorious murder case. In this episode, I will be joined by Frank Magazine crime writer Bev Keddy to discuss the still unsolved murder of Sadie Rogers. Links: Bev Keddy - Tickets for...


The Toronto Van Attack

Although Canada is no stranger to murder, madness and mayhem, we have been very fortunate to have largely avoided the type of mass murders and shootings that have become common fixtures in other countries with similar values and cultures to our own. Sadly, just days prior to recording this episode Younge Street in Downtown Toronto was the setting of an event that many Canadians take comfort in thinking could never happen here. In this episode, I'll be joined by my best friend Scott to...


The Story of Rohinie Bisesar

Toronto, Ontario - December 2015 In the middle of the day, and within the aisles of Shoppers Drug mart, an unprovoked random stabbing leaves Rosemary Junor clinging to life. In the days after the attack, the city became captivated by the manhunt for the beautiful, well dressed women, security cameras captured fleeing the store while the victim screamed for her life. When the suspect is apprehended the story she tells would cement this case, and the name Rohinie Bisesar, among Canada's...


Where is Troy Cook? - 2 - A Discussion with Bev Keddy

Truro, NS - June 11, 1998 As Tom Cook dropped his 19 year old son Troy off at his apartment, they agreed to meet for supper at a favorite restaurant later that week. When Troy didn't show up for the meal, Tom attempted to locate his son only to learn that he hadn't been seen in days. In this episode, we are joined by Frank Magazine crime writer Bev Keddy. Links: Find Troy Cook Facebook Group Bev Keddy News Coverage Video Compilation Paragon Cause Contact: Website:...