Hamilton/Niagara

City of Shadows

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City of Shadows

Year: 2019
Producer: Steven Spencer & Brent Nurse
Genre: Entertainment
Host: Sean Roberts

Every city has its secrets. City of Shadows shines a light into Kingston’s dark past, revealing the world just under the surface and just outside the law.    

Episodes

Episode 1

In the 1890’s, a rash of grave robberies rocked the city. Who was behind this wave of ghoulish crimes? The answer lies in the hallowed halls of academia.  

Episode 2

Norm Conley was just a poor islander with a heart that belonged to the river until prohibition offered him a life of adventure, prosperity and danger.  

Episode 3

In 1971, a riot breaks out at Kingston Penitentiary. Inside, a power struggle threatens to plunge the prison into madness.  

Episode 4

Just beneath the green lawns and playgrounds lies a vast burial ground. Dig into the past of Kingston’s infamous Skeleton Park.  

Episode 5

Ontario’s unquiet relationship with alcohol is explored as cunning entrepreneurs find ways to skirt the LCBO’s iron grip.  

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