In Prince George, British Columbia, three unrelated witnesses reported a strange, round object in the late afternoon sky on January 1, 1969. The sphere radiated a yellow-orange light and appeared to ascend from 2,000 to 10,000 feet.
Several sightings were reported of a red glowing UFO, sometimes described as "mischievous" or "playful", sighted in Southern Manitoba in 1975 and 1976.
1978 Clarenville, Newfoundland and Labrador
In October 1978 Constable Jim Blackwood of the RCMP witnessed a sighting of a flying saucer hovering over the harbour near the town of Clarenville and Random Island. This was reported to him by local citizens. When he arrived at the scene the UFO was still present and quite visible. He had a special high powered viewing scope which happened to be on loan at the time for other surveilance. The craft stayed in the area for approximately an hour and a half. When he switched on the roof lights of his police cruser the craft did the same flashing lights back in the same manor. This made headline news at the time and was broadcast on CBC television and NTV broadcasting in Newfoundland. The craft took off like a shooting star high in the sky and disappeared. Cst Blackwood is retired now and living in Churchville, Nova Scotia.
1990, Montreal aerial phenomenon
On November 7, 1990, in Montreal, Quebec, witnesses reported a round, metallic object of about 540 metres wide over the rooftop pool of the Bonaventure Hotel. Eyewitnesses saw eight to 10 lights forming into a circle above them, giving off bright white rays. The phenomenon lasted three hours, from 7 to 10 p.m., and moved slowly northwards. While no one could identify the lights, few, according to the next day’s report in La Presse, were ready to express their belief that they were visited by aliens.
A few witnesses say what they saw in a televised interview on CBC.
During the night of January 25, 2010, witnesses in Harbour Mille, Newfoundland and Labrador reported multiple UFO sightings. A photograph taken by a resident revealed one of the UFOs to resemble a missile. An investigation by the community's police force and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police is under way, though the Office of the Prime Minister has stated that the UFOS were not missiles. another minor report of this incident came from Calgary where boys playing hockey reported seeing similar objects where they stated "We thought they were transformers"
Canadian UFO survey results
According to the 2002 Canadian UFO Survey published by Ufology Research of Manitoba, Toronto had the largest number of sightings with 34, followed by Vancouver with 31 and Terrace, B.C. with 25 reports. In 2002, a typical UFO sighting lasted approximately 15 minutes.
The Canadian Federal Government currently (2007) directs all UFO sightings to Chris Rutkowski of Ufology Research of Manitoba.