McGill’s plans for Royal Vic site prompt call to check for unmarked graves
T’Cha Dunlevy | Montreal Gazette | Oct 20, 2021
. . . The group claims to have recently interviewed Lana Ponting, an 80-year-old woman who says she was subjected to psychiatric experiments by Dr. Donald Ewen Cameron at McGill’s Allan Memorial Institute …. The woman reportedly said there were many Indigenous children at the Institute, and also that there were rumoured to be bodies buried around the premises ….
Dr. Cameron subjected hundreds of patients to experiments between 1948 and 1964, using massive amounts of mind-altering drugs and repeated bouts of electroconvulsive shock therapy. The experiments were funded by the Canadian government and, in part, by the United States’ Central Intelligence Agency, which was funnelling money to mind-control research around the continent. … highlighted the period between 1954 and 1963, when experiments were conducted as part of the CIA’s MKUltra program. …