Northern Rescue

About the Show

NORTHERN RESCUE (10x60) is a family drama starring John West (William Baldwin), who uproots his three children from the big city to return to his home town to take command of the local Search & Rescue service after the death of his wife. As the family comes to terms with their loss, the series explores the effects on their individual lives. The children’s Aunt Charlotte (Kathleen Robertson), struggles to help John and his children heal as she copes with the loss of her sister and her desire to have a family of her own. Along the way, John faces many situations that challenge him professionally and personally. As the family members work on rebuilding their lives, they will come to meet many colourful characters living in their northern community.

Joining the series are Amalia Williamson (Level 16) as Maddie West, John’s 16-year-old daughter;  Spencer MacPherson (DeGrassi: Next Class) as Scout West, John’s 14-year-old son;, and Taylor Thorne (Odd Squad) as Taylor West, John’s 10-year-old daughter. Also joining the cast are Michelle Nolden (Saving Hope) as Sarah West, John’s wife, Michael Xavier (Bitten) as Paul Simmons, a volunteer member of the SAR team; and Peter MacNeill(Call Me Fitz) as Harry, John’s retired SAR commander.

Created by award-winning writer Mark Bacci (Between, Real Detective), International Emmy®-nominated producer David Cormican (Between, Tokyo Trial), and Daytime Emmy®-nominated performer and writer Dwayne Hill (Peg + Cat, Billable Hours).

A CBC and Netflix original production, NORTHERN RESCUE is produced by Don Carmody Television (DCTV). Executive Producers are Don Carmody (Resident Evil, Goon), Cormican, Bradley Walsh (Flower Shop Mystery, The Listener), and Bacci, Baldwin and Hill. Walsh will also direct four episodes including the pilot. Production begins June 2018 in Parry Sound, Ontario.

Program Name

Northern Rescue

Program Type

Television Show

Appears On

CBC

Genre

Scripted

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Press Releases

CBC AND NETFLIX FAMILY DRAMA NORTHERN RESCUE CONFIRMS ADDITIONAL CASTING AS PRODUCTION BEGINS

CBC AND NETFLIX FAMILY DRAMA NORTHERN RESCUE CONFIRMS ADDITIONAL CASTING AS PRODUCTION BEGINS

With production now underway in and around Parry Sound, Ontario, Don Carmody Television (DCTV) today revealed additional casting for new CBC and Netflix family adventure series NORTHERN RESCUE. Read More »

CBC ANNOUNCES FALL 2018 PREMIERE DATES

CBC ANNOUNCES FALL 2018 PREMIERE DATES

CBC today announced broadcast and streaming premiere dates for its fall 2018 lineup of new and returning series featuring a wide range of original programming produced by Canadian creators for Canadian audiences, including a new primetime schedule launching Tuesday, September 18th. Read More »

CBC ANNOUNCES 2018-19 PROGRAMMING SLATE

CBC ANNOUNCES 2018-19 PROGRAMMING SLATE

Canada’s public broadcaster today announced its robust 2018-19 slate, including 17 new series and 36 renewed titles – one of CBC’s largest returning lineups to date. Read More »

Program Name

Northern Rescue

Program Type

Television Show

Appears On

CBC

Genre

Scripted

Bios

No related Bios.