From D.K. Latta of Huffington Post Canada:
From Wojeck to Flashpoint: The CanCon Roots of TV’s Motive
Part of pop culture is trends, narrative echoes — the tangled skein of culture. Yet in Canadian TV it’s rare for people to say: “Hey — you know what this reminds me of?” Critics are quick to identify American trends, both mini (the modern Gothic of Revenge, Ringer, Deception, and a few others wherein a pretty gal enters the mysterious world of the rich like a 19th Century governess discovering strange doings on the moors) and long-term (sitcoms that define the style of comedy for the next decade). But Canadians recycling Canadian series? Read more.