Legal drama Burden of Truth is set to end with season four it has been revealed.
The news was revealed by the Official Facebook page of the drama meaning the series finale will be airing on Thursday on CBC. Burden of Truth stars Kristin Kreuk (Smallville) and Peter Mooney (Rookie Blue) as law firm partners Joanna Chang and Billy Crawford, who take on against-the-odds cases. The pair also entered into a romantic relationship in Season 3, which featured an unexpected pregnancy.
Here’s the statement from the Official Page:
“After four incredible seasons, we’re bringing our Burden of Truth story to its conclusion in tonight’s series finale. We are so proud of the stories we’ve been able to tell each season, especially those related to social justice. We’re also tremendously appreciative of the support we’ve received from our fans worldwide, and are particularly grateful to the communities in Winnipeg and Selkirk, Manitoba, for being so welcoming to our crew.”
Over the seasons the show has dealt with a number of issues including including institutional racism in the police and attacks on indigenous people. In the fourth season a mining company reopens a dormant mine outside Millwood so Joanna and Billy step in to protect a local woman’s home from certain destruction.
When the mine swiftly retaliates, Joanna is forced to confront a long-buried secret from her past and scramble to protect the future of her career and her family. As both sides prepare for war with the fate of Millwood at stake, Joanna and Billy must juggle their life with a newborn with waging a legal battle against a corporate titan.
The shows airs on CBC in Canada and will later air its final season on the CW in the US.