By KEVIN ENGSTROM
UFO sightings in Canada neared a record high in 2011, a new study reveals.
According to Ufology Research, which has studied unidentified flying objects in this country since 1989, there were 986 sightings in 2011 — or almost three per day. The record for a single year is 1,004 sightings, set in 2008.
Ontario led the country in sightings, with 406. B.C. and Alberta placed a distant second and third.
There were 81 UFO sightings in Manitoba — 18 of which occurred within Winnipeg.