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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.

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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Curiouscast

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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.

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English


Episodes

The Search for Ryan Shtuka

9/17/2018
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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...

Duration:00:57:20

MsManda - Halifax's Independent VIP Escort

8/26/2018
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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...

Duration:00:41:57

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

8/7/2018
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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 - https://www.facebook.com/groups/ufosabovecanada/ Martin Willis - https://podcastufo.com/ Alejandro...

Duration:00:34:04

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

7/30/2018
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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...

Duration:00:38:00

Frankie Macdonald, My Favorite Weatherman

7/5/2018
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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...

Duration:00:47:17

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

6/27/2018
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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 - https://twitter.com/ufologyresearch The Canadian UFO survey - http://survey.canadianuforeport.com/ UFOs Above Canada Facebook Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/ufosabovecanada/ Tickets for the Toronto Meet up - Nighttimepodcast.com/toronto Contact: Website:...

Duration:00:25:48

Where is Joanne Pedersen?

6/18/2018
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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,...

Duration:00:24:25

The Murder of Douglas Keating (with Bev Keddy)

6/9/2018
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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...

Duration:00:22:58

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

5/28/2018
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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...

Duration:00:19:55

Emma Fillipoff - 8 - Conor

5/21/2018
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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...

Duration:00:39:06

The Murder of Sadie Rogers (with Bev Keddy)

5/14/2018
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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 - https://twitter.com/bevboy0223 Tickets for...

Duration:00:21:42

The Toronto Van Attack

4/29/2018
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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...

Duration:00:30:35

The Story of Rohinie Bisesar

3/14/2018
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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...

Duration:00:43:59

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

2/7/2018
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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:...

Duration:00:40:19

Where is Troy Cook?

1/27/2018
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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 the last person to see Troy Cook… his father Tom. Links: Find Troy Cook Facebook Group News Coverage Video Compilation Paragon Cause Sponsor: Fresh Prints...

Duration:00:37:06

2017 - Year End Wrap Up

12/30/2017
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In this year end special, I discuss the many changes felt by the Nighttime podcast, podcasting itself, and the world in 2017. Throughout the episode I have included messages from listeners, friends of the show, and past Nighttime guests. Links: Paragon Cause: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/artist/paragon-cause/1320173066 Canadian True Crime: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/canadian-true-crime/id1197095887?mt=2 Dark Topic:...

Duration:00:25:38

Sunray and Natureboy - 6 - Natureboy and the Costa Rican Exodus

12/17/2017
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Since we've last heard from Nature boy, I've stayed up to date with his activities and I'm not at all surprised has had a very hectic few months. In this "where are they now" episode, I'll share as much as I know about the recent activities in Natureboy's wild wild life. Links: Sunray's Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100015694187962 Natureboy's Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Immortal.Natureboy NatureboyTV -...

Duration:00:22:54

Sunray and Natureboy - 5 - Sunray's Return to the Tropics

12/12/2017
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We've last heard from Sunray just after her release from the mental health hospital she was admitted to upon her return to Canada from Natureboy's tribe in Costa Rica. During that episode, she left off by sharing her goal to return to a natural life in the tropics as soon as possible. In this "where are they now" style episode, Sunray will tell us about what she has been up to in the 6 months since we last spoke. Contact: Website: https://www.nighttimepodcast.com Twitter:...

Duration:00:18:54

Esther Cox - 2 - A Haunted Girl?

11/19/2017
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The Great Amherst Mystery is a notorious case of poltergeist activity which centered around then 18 year old Esther Cox of Amherst, Nova Scotia between 1878 and 1879. Thanks to the various news reports and writings that still exist from the time, The Great Amherst Mystery is often cited as being the world's best documented case of it's type. In this episode, I will be joined by Laurie Glenn Norris (Author of Haunted Girl) who shares the results of her investigation into Esther Cox's life...

Duration:00:44:53

Esther Cox - 1 - The Great Amherst Mystery

10/26/2017
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The Great Amherst Mystery is a notorious case of poltergeist activity which centered around then 18 year old Esther Cox of Amherst, Nova Scotia between 1878 and 1879. Thanks to the various news reports and writings that still exist from the time, The Great Amherst Mystery is often cited as being the world's best documented case of it's type. In this episode, I will be joined by author and playwright Charlie Rhindress to share the almost unbelievable true story of Esther Cox and the Great...

Duration:00:50:00