From Tony Wong of the Toronto Star:
Blood and Water a crime drama that reflects urban reality
InÂ OMNIâ€™s original crime dramaÂ Blood and Water, Vancouver has never looked more exotic. At least from the lens of television.
The victim in the show is Asian. The lead detective in the show is Asian. Her boss is Asian. Virtually all the protagonists, apart from Toronto actor Peter Outerbridge, are Asian.
If youâ€™ve lived in Vancouver, which has a substantial Chinese-Canadian presence, hearing Mandarin on the street isnâ€™t unusual. And the hypothetical situation of seeing an Asian cop and an Asian police lieutenant isnâ€™t far-fetched. Continue reading.