Multiple reports of UFOs came in from across Northern Ontario in 2016.
On March 29, 2017, Manitoba-based UFOlogy released the 2016 Canadian UFO Survey, a compilation of UFO sightings from UFO researchers across Canada and the United States.
Out of the 1,131 filed reports last year, several were from Northern Ontario.
There were four reported sightings each in Sudbury, Barrie, and Thunder Bay, three from Sault Ste. Marie, two from North Bay, and one sighting each in Manitoulin Island, Elliot Lake, and Kenora.
In an essay accompanying the report, UFOlogy highlighted a trend of increased UFO sightings in Canada since 1989.
2016 was the fifth year in a row that there were over 1,000 reported sightings.
The group sourced their data from cases directly reported to them, Canadian government agencies, Canadian civilian UFO organizations, and U.S. groups like Mutual UFO Network and the National UFO Reporting Center.