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Cardinal 

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Cardinal struggles to right past wrongs that could derail his investigation and end his career, as the case grows more violent and twisted and the clock ticks down on the killer's next victim.
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Billy Campbell ...  John Cardinal 24 episodes, 2017-2020
Karine Vanasse ...  Lise Delorme / ... 24 episodes, 2017-2020
Kristen Thomson ...  Noelle Dyson 24 episodes, 2017-2020
Glen Gould ...  Detective Jerry Commanda / ... 21 episodes, 2017-2020
James Downing ...  Detective McLeod 21 episodes, 2017-2020
Deborah Hay ...  Catherine Cardinal 17 episodes, 2017-2019
Eric Hicks ...  Constable Derek Fox / ... 16 episodes, 2017-2020
Zach Smadu ...  Detective Ash Kular 16 episodes, 2018-2020
Alanna Bale ...  Kelly Cardinal 15 episodes, 2017-2020
Alden Adair ...  Josh 10 episodes, 2017-2020
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Cardinal is a Canadian crime drama television series, currently in production for a scheduled debut on CTV in the 2016-2017. An adaptation of Giles Blunt's award-winning mystery novel 'Forty words for sorrow', the series stars Billy Campbell as John Cardinal and Karine Vanasse as Lise Delorme, detectives investigating the murder of a young girl.

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Jonathan Keltz (Kevin) & Brock Morgan (Toof) previously worked together on episode 2.18, Reign: Reversal of Fortune (2015), of Reign (2013) as Leith Bayard & a messenger respectively. See more »

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High-ranking Canadian TV from Top Notch Novel
2 February 2017 | by jwaggeSee all my reviews

As a loyal fan of the Giles Blunt "Cardinal" book series, I can say I was delighted to learn they were headed for the screen. It is always a great concern when one has loved the books that the screened adaptations be faithful - and tho I know it is impossible for every page to be represented, the reader is usually the most critical viewer. That being said, I am happy with the show so far to the point that I am hoping there will be other 6-part TV series to represent the 5 (so far), Giles Blunt, remaining Cardinal books. Many proud Canadian moments for me: great Canadian fiction, represented in great Canadian TV, with many great Canadian actors...Canadian TV has come of age!


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