11 Shows To Watch On Netflix to Celebrate Canada 150
July 1st, 2017 marks the 150th birthday of Canada. To celebrate I’ve put together a list of 11 shows to watch on Netflix to Celebrate Canada 150. Some titles are set in Canada, some are filmed in Canada and 1 stars a couple of Canadian boys traveling the world.
Set along the Alberta-Montana boarder this Canadian inspired series is a dark western about a town where all the men have been murdered. Although set in Alberta it was shot in Langley, BC. Watch it fast, Strange Empire is only available until August 1, 2017.
Degrassi: Next Class
If you’re my age, you’ll easily remember the original Degrassi high series, right? Flash forward and there’s a new class at Degrassi and 3 seasons are available to share with your tween, teens with all the same drama and angst.
Trailer Park Boys
These 3 boys have not one, not two but 10 titles on Netflix right now. What started as a Canadian mockumentary TV series about a group of trailer park residents in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia has turned into a franchise of shows and movies with a cult following.
Hell On Wheels
Before there was the Shark Tank, there was Dragons’ Den. A reality show for aspiring entrepreneurs to pitch their business ideas to millionaires with the means and connections to make their business go from basement to top shelf. 2 seasons streaming.
Book of Negroes
Based on the novel by Canadian author, Lawrence Hill, this 1 season series is about a historical document that records names and descriptions of 3000 black slaves during the American Revolution and were evacuated to Nova Scotia. A must watch.
Filmed in Calgary, Alberta about the journey of the first bobsled team to come out of Jamaica to compete at the 1988 winter Olympics in Calgary. Cool Runnings is based on actual events and people. Olympic fun for the whole family.
What Canadian shows are you streaming to celebrate Canada 150?