“If Walls Could Talk”
“Asylum by the Lake”

In the News

National Post: Cemetery Resurrected
Humber Et Cetera: Dignifying the Lakeshore Dead
Humber Et Cetera: Poster Riles Mental Health Advocate
Toronto Sun: Terror at the Lakeshore Psychiatric Centre
Toronto Star: Horror Show for Former Patients
Toronto Star: If Only the Walls of These Psychiatric Institutions Could Talk
Humber Et Cetera: The Haunted Mansion

Toronto Star: Tortured in Life, Forgotten in Death
Toronto Star: Deal to Sell Lakeshore Cemetery is Dead
Inside Toronto: Controversial Crematorium Deal Dead
Y-File: Asylum Inmates Contributed More than “Ghostly” Presence, Says Reaume
Daily Commercial News: Ghosts Spark Trades to Walk off the Job

Lakeshore Psychiatric Hospital

Psychiatric Survivors Archives of Toronto
New Toronto Historical Society: Mimico Asylum
The Globe and Mail: At the Asylum
Lakeshore Asylum Cemetery Project
Humber College: Lakeshore Campus
Canadian Architect: Creative Establishment
Architectual Record: Robert A. Gordon Learning Centre
Lakeshore Grounds (PDF format, 1.1 megabytes)
Urban Exploration Resource: Lakeshore Psychiatric Hospital
Archives Canada: Lakeshore Psychiatric Hospital Fonds
Toronto Cemeteries: Lakeshore Psychiatric Hospital Burying Ground
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health: Lakeshore Outpatient and Community Clinic
The Canadian Encyclopedia: Kivas Tully
Dictionary ofCanadian Biography Online: Kivas Tully
University of Toronto, Department of Psychiatry: Our Predecessors: Laying the Foundation (PDF format, 4.25 megabytes)
City of Toronto: Assembly Hall
The Gatehouse

Former Patients

Schizophrenia Digest: Deinstitutionalization: What Will It Really Cost?
Queen Street Patient Council: Psycho Magazine
Heritage Toronto: The Story of Billy McKay

Former Staff

Dr. Martin A. Fischer
Dr. Nancy J. Marlett
Dr. Mary Valentich
Dr. Paul Murray
Nancy Macivor

Other Asylums

The History of Madness in Canada
Kirkbride Buildings
Denvers State Insane Asylum
The Manteno Project
Whittingham Hospital
High Royds Hospital
Canton Asylum for Insane Indians
Pennhurst Memorial and Preservation Alliance
Historic Asylums of America
Asylum Projects

Ghost Stories/Videos

Untold Stories: the Lakeshore Asylum
Haunted Humber College, Main Floor
Humber Lakeshore
Lakeshore Psychiatric Hospital
The Power House of Terror
Toronto Ghosts and Hauntings Research Society: the Former Lakeshore Psychiatric Hospital
Parareaserchers of Ontario: Lakeshore Psychiatric Hospital