COMMONS - CANADALAND
Rethinking Canada. This season we're telling you stories about the dark consequences of Canada's real estate obsession.

COMMONS

Hosted by Arshy Mann
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REAL ESTATE #7 – The Ballad of Eddy Haymour

Eddy Haymour has been called a lot of things in his life. Immigrant success story. Kidnapper. Terrorist. Folk Hero.
July 21, 2021

REAL ESTATE #6 – Canada’s Biggest Slumlord

The Toronto Community Housing Corporation is the biggest landlord in Canada, and the second biggest in all of North America.
July 7, 2021

REAL ESTATE #5 Oka

The Oka Crisis was the biggest military confrontation on Canadian soil in more than a century. On its face, it was about a golf course expansion. But for the Mohawks who took up arms, it was the culmination of a centuries-long fight for recognition of their sovereignty and their land.
June 23, 2021

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.
June 9, 2021

REAL ESTATE #3 – Terminal City

Vancouver is obsessed with real estate. But what most people don’t realize, is that it’s been this way from the beginning.
May 26, 2021

REAL ESTATE #2 – The Last Man in Africville

Africville was one of Canada’s oldest Black settlements, a proud community of more than 400 people. And then the City of Halifax decided to utterly obliterate it.
May 12, 2021

REAL ESTATE #1 – The Bridle Path

The Bridle Path is one of the most exclusive neighbourhoods in Canada, home to the ultra-wealthy and the famous. But behind their locked gates, some of Canada’s elite try to scheme their way into even greater wealth on the property market — not always legally.  And their ambitions have a way of becoming problems for the rest of us. 
April 28, 2021

Introducing our new season… Real Estate!

Stories about Canada’s real estate obsession.
April 22, 2021
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