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Season 3

In Cardinal: By the Time You Read This, the autumn season starts to shroud Algonquin Bay, but the glorious fall colours can’t hide the town’s most gruesome double murder. As Detective’s John Cardinal) and Lise Delorme’s investigation brings them precariously close to a doomsday cult with nothing to lose, Cardinal launches his own investigation into a case far more personal and dangerous.

Season 2

Cardinal: Blackfly Season follows Detective’s John Cardinal and Lise Delorme through an intricate investigation that exposes the seedy underbelly of picturesque Algonquin Bay, and lays bare the darker emotions of our detectives and those closest to them.

Season 1

Adapted from author Giles Blunt’s award-winning John Cardinal Mysteries series, Cardinal is a six-episode dramatic thriller that follows Detective John Cardina on a chilling hunt for a brutal killer in small Northern Ontario town.


Set against the bitterly cold and sometimes outright hostile environment of an Algonquin Bay winter. Season 4 challenges police detectives John Cardinal (Billy Campbell) and Lise Delorme (Karine Vanasse) in fresh, frigid, and frightening ways.