Our long time member Tirademan (R.I.P. Scott McClean) compiled this extensive archive of Sasquatch related newspaper articles and donated it to the BFF before his passing. The earliest articles in this collection are from 1818 in Florida, 1877 (Australia), 1884 (Canada) and 1764 (Europe).
From the article at: https://globalnews.ca/news/6175300/videos-strange-howl-northern-ontario-forest/
From the comments on the news article, it's a moose alarm call, cougar mating call, injured wolf, mourning wolf, bear eating a wolf, nearby porcupine, bear caught in a trap, or baby deer. In other words, no one knows what it is.
It sounds similar to the recording discussed here where they say there are no large animals like cougar, bears or deer on Cormorant Island:
And an in depth analysis by Dr. John Bindernagel of some other similar calls including acoustic analysis comparing moose: