CBC and Netflix are co-producing a new heartwarming family drama called “Northern Rescue” to be distributed outside of Canada as a Netflix Original. The 10 episode series will star William Baldwin (MacGyver) and Kathleen Robertson (Murder in the First) with production in June in Parry Sound, Ontario.
After the death of his wife Sarah, John West (Baldwin) packs up his three children and moves from their hectic urban life to his small northern hometown to take command of the local Search & Rescue service. Once there, the family struggles with their new surroundings, new friends, and accepting Sarah’s death. The children’s aunt (Robertson) helps John and his children heal as she copes with the loss of her sister and her desire to have a family of her own.