Burden of Truth

Continuing Wednesday / 8:00pm CBC (CA) 45 min.
Burden of Truth is a legal drama starring Kristin Kreuk as a big city lawyer passed over for partnership who returns to her hometown to take on what she thinks is a simple case, only to find herself in a fight for justice for a group of sick girls.

Season 1

10 Episodes

Using the law to her advantage, Joana herself reinstated on a technicality plays her trump card. When it's not enough to elicit a settlement offer, Joanna makes it personal.
Apr 04 2018
Joanna faces the one person who may be able to defeat her father: her mom.
Apr 04 2018
New leads bring Joanna and Billy to make the horrific discovery of a massive dumpsite on farmland near the school. Joanna's father takes over as leas counsel and it becomes clear that they're running out of time.
Mar 28 2018
Stuck in Millwood without a case and no firm to return to, Joanna is at loose ends on what to do next until a whistleblower comes forward.
Mar 14 2018
As threats against Joanna and Billy escalate, Joanna digs her heels in on the case. Relying on the expert testimony of a respected neuropsychologist, Joanna expects he'll prove once and for all that the girls have been poisoned.
Mar 07 2018
Anger over the claim against the mill pits the sick girls and their families against employees of the mill who worry that their jobs are on the line. When the local Pastor’s daughter becomes afflicted with the illness, he blames the girls themselves. Parents begin keeping their healthy kids home from school, so to quell the mounting hysteria, the High School Principal cracks down on the affected girls and prevents them from attending their prom. Joanna fires back at the school, but victory eludes her. When the kids decide to throw a prom of their own, Billy and Joanna are made honorary prom king and queen. However, the moment is over-shadowed by the mill’s answer to her claim – they’ve hired her father’s law firm to represent them and they plan to annihilate her.
Feb 28 2018
Joanna and Billy are convinced that the local steel mill and its owner Ben Matheson are responsible for the barrels. A shocking revelation in Joanna's personal life leads her to question everything her father had told her.
Jan 31 2018
Joanna uses her esteem as partner at CTS to convince a hydrologist to test Millwood's soil. With reluctant permission from the mayor, Joanna and Billy narrow their list of suspects to a handful of industrial sites in the community.
Jan 24 2018
A fish out of water in a town that's as foreign as it is familiar, Joanna battles with questions over her family's hasty departure when she was a teenager and attempts to convince the locals that she has in fact switched sides.
Jan 17 2018
Pilot 1x01
When it's suspected that her big-pharma client's vaccine has caused a mysterious illness affecting a handful of teenaged girls, high-powered attorney Joanna Hanley returns to her hometown to quickly and quietly settle the case.
Jan 10 2018