The Condo Game, CBC documentary on Toronto – cautionary tale for all Canadians, communities

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CBC The Condo Game link Nov 2013The Condo Game aired on CBC at 9 pm November 21, 2013. It is about Toronto, but is significant for Vancouver and the entire Metro Vancouver region. The CBC site carries a link to the video, plus an interview with director Helen Slinger, and a user’s guide. [CityHallWatch comment: Are City Halls enabling a global commodities play and even money laundering with our cities’ land and communities? It is up to City Councils and staff to protect the public from these kinds of things. In Metro Vancouver, how are they doing?] View documentary online: http://www.cbc.ca/doczone/episodes/the-condo-game.

Excerpts of CBC’s introduction:

[The Condo Game] examines the forces at play behind the fastest moving condo market in North America – Toronto – and discovers that the glittering glass hides a sea of troubles. The first startling revelation for many people will be how very much the condo market is focused on…

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