Winnipeg’s scariest

Riel dead

Twenty policemen stood guard in the chilly morning under a clear sky. Their ghostly breath was visible as they waited for the prisoner to ascend…


To the cat cave

I am lucky to have a friend who walks along the banks of the Seine River. One year ago, he took me to see one of…


A bug in your belly

For the average Canadian, cold-blooded crawly creatures may be feared or revered. If you fall into the “I barf at the thought of eating spiders…


Under the fur and skin

The scent of meat is great, when the meat is cold or cooked. When the flesh is warm and raw I experience a heady high,…


Wooden expressions

There’s a different kind of scary – a fearsome that comes not in the frightful facts of a moment, but through turning our gaze into…


Unlimited gags at Gags Unlimited

In my quest for scary I visited a store that elevates hauntings and transformations to a professional level. Though open year-round for the party needs…


Teeming with life, history

Just over the creek is where it all began roughly 135 years ago. Standing over a sea of some 11,000 chalky white clonal tombstones in…