UFO sightings in Canada neared a record high in 2011, of almost 1,000 sightings, at a rate of almost three per day. If it was happening here, would it be reported?

The July 24th edition of the Sun News reports that most of them were reported in Ontario, with British Columbia and Alberta coming in second and third.

Witnesses reported lights in the sky, spheres and boomerangs.
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On a clear afternoon in October of 1978, Frederick Valentich disappeared in a Cessna 182 while flying across Australia’s Bass Strait. At the time of his disappearance, he was narrating to Melbourne Air Traffic Control a detailed description of a UFO that was flying close to his plane.

Australian authorities refused to release the full text of the report on the incident, and it was claimed to have been lost. However, Australian UFO investigator Keith Basterfield has located the report in governmental archives, and it has been made available to the public–but ‘need to know’ material apparently remains secret.
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