The Real Camp X: 10 Facts About Canada’s Elite Spy School

Posted on Jan 29, 2015

Camp X was a highly secretive and elite international spy school during World War II. It was the first spy training facility in North America, and it was located in the last place you’d expect: on a farm near Whitby, Ont. Few knew about it then and not many know about it now. But today, it’s the real-life inspiration for the CBC’s new spy drama. The thrilling and dangerous plot lines of X Company maybe be fiction, but here are 10 incredible facts about the Canadian spy school that inspired those stories:

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