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CBC Vancouver journalist Stephen Quinn’s love letter/Dear John letter to the city he once adored. Sold lays bare the anguish and the impact of the housing crisis as it threatens to rip the city apart. Stephen explores the role foreign investment pla...Show More

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Episode 8 - The Blame Game

59:22 | Jul 12th, 2018

Host Stephen Quinn pushes for answers and accountability from past and present decision-makers.

Episode 7 - Heaven help us

1:14:26 | Jul 12th, 2018

Stephen Quinn hosts a public forum in Richmond, a community deeply divided along lines of race, class and culture. The drama unfolds at an aging church in the centre of the city, which will soon be redeveloped to make way for housing.

Episode 6- 'Winning?'

37:56 | May 7th, 2018

Could foreign investment in B.C. real estate be good for the people who live and work here? Beyond the wealth accumulated by fortunate home owners, can the win-fall generated by a booming housing industry benefit us all?

Episode 5 - Dirty money

34:44 | May 7th, 2018

Casinos. Corruption. Money Laundering. Loan Sharking. Fraud and fentanyl. The tentacles of illicit foreign funds reach deep into the heart of Vancouver's housing market.

Episode 4 - Selling B.C.

42:36 | May 7th, 2018

How politicians, realtors, and developers marketed British Columbia to the world. They wanted us to be a 'world class' destination for investors. Now we are. Was it a mistake to woo international money into the Vancouver market?

Episode 3 - History

31:26 | Apr 30th, 2018

Foreign investment in Vancouver real estate isn't new. We explore the history of foreign money in the market.

Episode 2 - The Race Card

37:35 | Apr 30th, 2018

The conversation should be focused on the flow of foreign capital. But has it become an attack on immigrants? Politicians and developers cynically conflate the issue while Chinese Canadians experience the tension.

Episode 1 - The Break-up

21:00 | Apr 30th, 2018

A story of greed, race and love that goes to the heart of the fight over foreign capital in housing. The backdrop is Vancouver's real estate boom as we shine a light on the impact the affordability crisis is having on our relationship with our city.

Trailer

02:24 | Apr 24th, 2018

Coming soon...A CBC Vancouver original podcast that explores how foreign investment in real estate divides community, class and culture. Veteran Vancouver journalist Stephen Quinn asks who can stay?