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Infographic: Scariest Places in Canada

Creepy Halloween Scariest places in Canada

Canada is rife with ghost stories and haunted places. From an anonymous young bride and a deceased bellman who haunt the halls of the Banff Springs Hotel, in Banff, Alberta, to Ottawa, Ontario, where the ghost of Colonel John By and his assistant, General Duncan McNab, haunt the building where the Bytown Museum is now located, to a ghost shipwreck that haunts Seal Island, just off the coast of Nova Scotia. There are ghostly tales and creepy hauntings in just about every town or port across this great nation, but what are the scariest places in Canada?

But, what about scary places? The cities and towns whose names conjure up spooks and goblins, witches and ghosts? Where are these scariest places located throughout the country?  Turns out, there are scary towns across this country. Here are 73 of the spookiest, scariest places in Canada along with a few interesting Halloween-inspired facts.

Top 73 scariest places in Canada

Infographic Zolo Scariest Places in Canada
By Jenn Gerlach

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Romana King is an award-winning personal finance writer, real estate expert and the current Director of Content at Zolo. Romana has contributed to business and lifestyle publications including, Toronto Sun, Maclean’s, MoneySense, Globe & Mail Custom Content Team, and The Toronto Star. Among her achievements, Romana won silver for her annual Where to Buy Now real estate package in the 2019 Canadian Online Publishing Awards. In 2015, she won a SABEW Business Journalism award. When she was editor of CI Top Broker, Romana helped guide her team to obtain its first KRW Business Journalism nomination, and in 2011, she was part of a small team that helped MoneySense win Magazine of the Year at the 34th annual National Magazine Awards.