Links: Romeo Section is unapologetically Canadian

From Brad Oswald of the Winnipeg Free Press:

Vancouver-set spy series unapologetically Canadian
It figures that the hero in a Canadian-TV spy thriller would be rumpled, reserved, less than thrilling and perhaps even not all that Canadian. Wolfgang McGee is no James Bond, that’s for sure. And that’s what makes the new CBC series The Romeo Section, for better and worse, something other than a standard-issue espionage drama. Continue reading.

From Adrian Mack of the Georgia Straight:

The Romeo Section is banking on your human intelligence
We’re a brilliant and terrible species, all things considered. “Lying is number two on the list of things we need to survive,” says Chris Haddock, talking to the Straight from the set of his highly anticipated new series for the CBC, The Romeo Section, premiering tonight (October 14). “We’re such manipulative beings. People who manipulate and can lie well have great chances of success, and those who lie easily and imperceptibly seem to rise to the top of the heap.” Continue reading.