Ms. Cardinal is Grace Cardinal's mother. She was portrayed by Cheri Maracle.

Character History

Degrassi: Next Class

Season 1

In #NoFilter, Zoë comes to Grace's house, and Ms. Cardinal tells her that Grace isn't home, even though Zoë sees her through a window. After Grace gets sick at school, Zoë takes her home, and Ms. Cardinal tells Grace the nurse should be there soon. She tells Zoë that Grace has cystic fibrosis. Ms. Cardinal talks about how there have been a lot of advancements with cystic fibrosis research, and that Grace has a great team, so she should be able to live into her 50's.

In ThisCouldBeUsButYouPlayin, Grace mentions her mother wouldn't let her go to New York because she coughed up blood the week before. Later, Ms. Cardinal arrives home and kicks Zig out, but allows Zoë to spend the night.

Season 2

In #TheseAreMyConfessions,


  • Her daughter, Grace, suffers from cystic fiboris, meaning Ms. Cardinal was a carrier for the gene.
  • She knows Grace has feelings for Zig but doesn't know why her and Zoë aren't friends anymore.