The Hongcouver by Ian Young
Someone has been illegally growing cannabis at the Vancouver City Hall community garden
Cannabis seedlings have been growing among the lettuce and hyacinths outside the municipal government headquarters in famously liberal Vancouver, where police routinely turn a blind eye to the drug
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.