9 EpisodesProduced by CBC Radio

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 plays in all of this and whether we have a hope of s… read more

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April 24th, 2018


Coming soon...A CBC Vancouver original podcast that explores how foreign investment in real estate divides community, class and culture. Veteran …

Episode 1 - The Break-up

April 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 …

Episode 2 - The Race Card

April 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 …

Episode 3 - History

April 30th, 2018


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

Episode 4 - Selling B.C.

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 …

Episode 5 - Dirty money

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 6- 'Winning?'

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, …

Episode 7 - Heaven help us

July 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 …

Episode 8 - The Blame Game

July 12th, 2018


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

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