The Hongcouver by Ian Young
Former duck farmer from China revealed as buyer of US$40 million Vancouver mansion
Low-profile tycoon Chen Mailin, a member of the CPPCC, may have made the biggest home purchase in Canadian real estate history
Ian Young is the Post's Vancouver correspondent. A journalist for more than 20 years, he worked for Australian newspapers and the London Evening Standard before arriving in Hong Kong in 1997. There he won or shared awards for excellence in investigative reporting and human rights reporting, and the HK News Awards Scoop of the Year. He moved to Canada with his wife in 2010.