Outings like this rafting trip in Squamish, British Columbia in August have helped Hong Kong immigrants to Canada acclimate to their new home. Photo: Colin Liu
Outings like this rafting trip in Squamish, British Columbia in August have helped Hong Kong immigrants to Canada acclimate to their new home. Photo: Colin Liu
Canada

Leaving Hong Kong for Vancouver, Canada’s latest immigrants find familiarity and novelty

  • Surge in migration fuelled by turmoil and uncertainty calls to mind anxious run-up to 1997 when Beijing took over the former British colony
  • Permanent residency tied to education lures newest emigrees from Hong Kong to city where one in four residents is of Chinese origin

Outings like this rafting trip in Squamish, British Columbia in August have helped Hong Kong immigrants to Canada acclimate to their new home. Photo: Colin Liu
Outings like this rafting trip in Squamish, British Columbia in August have helped Hong Kong immigrants to Canada acclimate to their new home. Photo: Colin Liu
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