Someone is buying up the City of Vancouver at an alarming rate leaving an unsustainable living crisis in its wake. Filmmaker 'Ina Mitchell' looks at how 'Race' played into her hometown of Vancouver Canada's obsession with the game of Real Estate in her documentary film 'Millionaire City.' Vancouver is home to the most expensive property in Canada valued at 75 million, while only 7 kilometers away lives the poorest postal code in Canada. It's a city of extreme contrasts where windowless garden sheds are now being converted to apartments that are rented for thousands a month. Dilapidated bungalows sell for several million, the rental vacancy rate is near zero, and the homeless count is rising by the thousands each year. Someone or something must be to blame for how a city got to the point of being unlivable for its citizens. Locals were pointing their fingers at global citizens, in particular foreign investors from China who were looking to build and protect wealth outside of China. ...
The City that 'Sold Out'
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Accompanying international media on the Royal Tour of Vancouver the Duke & Duchess Of Cambridge (Will and Kate). Director 'Ina Mitchell' noted to many of the journalists from Europe that the bus was going in circles to avoid driving through the poorest part of Vancouver. See more