The Best Laid Plans (2014– )
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Daniel Addison, head speech writer for the Leader of the Opposition catches his girlfriend and her boss in flagrante delicto so decides to return to academe. But his freedom comes with a price.

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Peter Moss
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Cast

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Jonas Chernick ... Daniel Addison
Kenneth Welsh ... Angus McLintock
Jodi Balfour ... Lindsay Dewar (credit only)
Sarah Allen ... Rachel Bronwin
Raoul Bhaneja ... Bradley Stanton
Barbara Gordon Barbara Gordon ... Muriel Parkinson
Ron Lea ... Norm Fontana (credit only)
Eric Peterson ... Jerry Stockton
Jordan Johnson-Hinds ... Pete 1 (credit only)
Varun Saranga ... Pete 2 (credit only)
Mark McKinney ... George Quimby
Janet Rice Janet Rice ... Edna
James Bradford James Bradford ... Donald
Heather Tod Mitchell ... Marjorie
Sandra Wilson Sandra Wilson ... Millie
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If the scuttlebutt is correct, the imminently announced Canadian federal election will be the fourth such in six years, each a minority government, each government which has not been able to function, triggering each subsequent election. Daniel Addison, who has a Ph.D. in Canadian literature, has been the head speech writer for perennial opposition leader George Quimby for five years. This was Daniel's dream job when he first started. At that time, he was committed to the party, as he was committed to his girlfriend, Rachel Bronwin, who also works tirelessly in the upper echelons of the party. But leading into this next election in the fall, Daniel, for a variety of reasons, decides to leave the job, the party, politics, and Rachel and their associated apartment, to accept a position as associate professor at his alma mater, the University of Ottawa, in the English Department. One of the primary reasons for the change is not being able to work under George's chief of staff, Bradley ... Written by Huggo

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 January 2014 (Canada) See more »

Filming Locations:

Perth, Ontario, Canada See more »

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PDM Entertainment See more »
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