The marriage is finally outed and Josie announces plans to do it again, a traditional Native ceremony this time, outdoors. Mick refuses to attend, and, during the ceremony, when the groom's family retires by canoe to a distant island, they're stranded, then manage to set the island afire.
Mixed Blessings is a half-hour dramatic comedy series set in Fort McMurray, the ultimate Alberta boomtown. A Ukrainian plumber and a Cree waitress, both widowed with kids, fall in love and set up a new family together. Mixed Blessings explores the realities, the complexities, and the humour of blending two families and two very different cultures. Hank brings to the mix his daughter Vicky, his son Walt, his sister Doreen and his best friend Tazz. Josie is blessed with her sister Kate, her mother Kookum, her daughter Bobbie, and her sons Mick and Donnie.