The Highest Bidder

The Highest Bidder

How foreign investors are squeezing out Vancouver’s middle class The woman peers around a partially open front door. Her hair is tangled and streaked with grey. She is wearing a sweatshirt and sweatpants. We’re on Quebec Street, not far from Vancouver’s freshly gentrified Mount Pleasant neighbourhood, with its artisanal bakeries and hipster barbers. At one […]

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The Dorothys

The Dorothys

Two Vancouver heritage houses dubbed “The Dorothys” were transported several blocks to a new location Monday morning. The homes, built in 1931, were slated for demolition until a heritage restoration program saved them. The 1930s-era houses are on the City of Vancouver’s ‘B’ heritage list, but were slated for demolition after both of their properties […]

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