COMMONS
REAL ESTATE #4 – City of Glass
Real estate mania is at an all time high in this country. And in no place is this more true than in Vancouver.

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Real estate mania is at an all time high in this country. And in no place is this more true than in Vancouver. But nobody can even agree on what went wrong. 

Have snooty property owners, overreaching bureaucrats, and gutless politicians allowed the housing supply to dwindle to nothing? 

Or has a network of transnational criminals turned Vancouver into a narco-capital built on dirty money?

 

Featured in this episode: Frances Bula, Sam Cooper, Lindsey Murphy, Jesse Donaldson

 

To learn more:

“Vancouver’s affordable housing announcements remain unfulfilled years later” by Frances Bula in The Globe and Mail

Wilful Blindness: How a Network of Narcos, Tycoons and CCP Agents Infiltrated the West by Sam Cooper

“Inside Vancouver City Hall’s Housing Wars” by Doug Ward in The Tyee

 

Additional music from Audio Network

This episode is sponsored by Dispatch Coffee and Value(s) by Mark Carney

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