Gentrification: Help or Harm?

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

From filmmaker Spike Lee's expletive-laden rant about the "Christopher Columbus Syndrome" of new residents in Brooklyn to protests in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside, gentrification has become an emotionally charged term. For some, it's a toxin, displacing existing lower-income residents and destroying community. For others, it's a balm, improving and revitalizing neighbourhoods desperately in need of it. Does gentrification help or harm? The Agenda examines the economic and cultural impacts of gentrification.
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