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UFO Sighting Report - Canada

August - September 1999 : Northen Ontario


Recent Sightings In Northern Ontario

Michel M. Deschamps

12th September 1999

These are the latest reports I have received by e-mail and telephone from around Northern Ontario, Canada

August 13th 1999 : Whitefish, Ontario

Friday, August 13, 1999 (reported on August 23, 1999)

At about 3:20 a.m., a Whitefish resident who was letting his dog out, happened to look west at a cluster of stars and all of a sudden, one of them turned very bright and large and moved "about a couple of hundred feet" to the south, and got dim again. He went into the house to look for his binoculars and when he got back out, he couldn't find it again...it was lost in the stars. He said that it struck him odd that something like that would move. He stayed out for two hours because there was a lot of shooting stars, that night.

When asked if this was his first sighting, he said no. Ten years before, he was letting his dog out one night and as he looked east toward Sudbury, he saw what he thought was a falling star as it came down real fast. But just as fast as it came down, it went back up again!

August 18th 1999 : Garson, Ontario

Wednesday, August 18, 1999 (reported to me on August 23, 1999)

A Garson resident reported that at about 11:43 a.m., he and four other witnesses saw a "little cigar thing" as it crossed the sky and headed towards the Inco Superstack. He said he was facing north when he spotted a very bright, white object as it came in from the east and moved very slowly towards the west. The day was clear and cloudless, with winds blowing from the northwest. He watched it for about 12 minutes until it disappeared in the smoke plume of the INCO Superstack. He then turned around to talk to his two buddies and a couple of neighbours who were there with him and discussed what they had just seen. About 3 minutes later, they noticed another similar object in the eastern sky and watched as it followed the same path, moving very slowly across the sky towards the west. They watched this one for about ten to twelve minutes until it, too, disappeared. The main witness estimated that both UFOs were at an altitude of about 2,000 feet. He added that they (the cigar-shaped objects) were moving way too slow for an airplane and moving too fast to be balloons.

August 21st 2006 : Lively, Ontario

Saturday, August 21, 1999 (reported on September 4, 1999)

At around 2 a.m., a Lively man witnessed 3 lights in a perfect triangle travelling in a straight line through the haze of the milky way, from the southwest to the northeast. "The lights did not flash like those of an aircraft," he said. "They seemed similar in speed, height and linear travel to satellites, which he has seen dozens of times, but never in formation or near other satellites."

September 8th 1999 : New Sudbury, Ontario

Wednesday, September 8, 1999 (reported on September 10, 1999)

At about 12:30 a.m., a night crew supervisor and a delivery truck driver saw an unusually bright ball of light above the Wal-Mart store in New Sudbury. It was very low and was accompanied by the sound of rushing wind at it flew by.


Michel M. Deschamps
MUFON Provincial Section Director for Sudbury, Ontario, Canada & UFO Researcher/Historian.
E-mail ufoman@ican.net