The film is set five years after the events of the television series finale, where the fictional community of Dog River, Saskatchewan is under inept management which is causing an exodus of its residents. Dog River's situation is also complicated by the shenanigans of a large corporation.
All members of the regular television series cast have reprised their roles for the film.
- Brent Butt as Brent
- Lorne Cardinal as Davis
- Fred Ewanuick as Hank
- Gabrielle Miller as Lacey
- Eric Peterson as Oscar
- Nancy Robertson as Wanda
- Tara Spencer-Nairn as Karen
- Janet Wright as Emma
Shooting occurred in Rouleau, Saskatchewan from 22 June to 22 July 2014.
The film's first public screening was 25 November 2014 in Regina at Canada Saskatchewan Production Studios, followed by a gala in Otttawa on 1 December. The film was screened in cinemas in Canada for a limited run between 3 and 7 December 2014, followed by broadcasts later that month on The Movie Network and CTV.