A crowd watches Cera Rivers apply icing to the last of 512 cupcakes that make up a Canadian flag during Canada Day celebrations on July 1, 2017 in Richmond, British Columbia. Richmond is the most ethnically Chinese city in the world outside Asia, and home to large numbers of Hong Kong and mainland Chinese immigrants. Photo: AFP A crowd watches Cera Rivers apply icing to the last of 512 cupcakes that make up a Canadian flag during Canada Day celebrations on July 1, 2017 in Richmond, British Columbia. Richmond is the most ethnically Chinese city in the world outside Asia, and home to large numbers of Hong Kong and mainland Chinese immigrants. Photo: AFP
A crowd watches Cera Rivers apply icing to the last of 512 cupcakes that make up a Canadian flag during Canada Day celebrations on July 1, 2017 in Richmond, British Columbia. Richmond is the most ethnically Chinese city in the world outside Asia, and home to large numbers of Hong Kong and mainland Chinese immigrants. Photo: AFP
Hong Kong

Declare yourself a Hongkonger, not simply Chinese, Canadian census campaign urges

  • The ‘I Am Hong Konger’ campaign aims to boost recognition of an identity that organisers say is under threat of erasure
  • They also want members of the Hong Kong diaspora to specify on the census whether they speak Cantonese

Topic |   Hong Kong
A crowd watches Cera Rivers apply icing to the last of 512 cupcakes that make up a Canadian flag during Canada Day celebrations on July 1, 2017 in Richmond, British Columbia. Richmond is the most ethnically Chinese city in the world outside Asia, and home to large numbers of Hong Kong and mainland Chinese immigrants. Photo: AFP A crowd watches Cera Rivers apply icing to the last of 512 cupcakes that make up a Canadian flag during Canada Day celebrations on July 1, 2017 in Richmond, British Columbia. Richmond is the most ethnically Chinese city in the world outside Asia, and home to large numbers of Hong Kong and mainland Chinese immigrants. Photo: AFP
A crowd watches Cera Rivers apply icing to the last of 512 cupcakes that make up a Canadian flag during Canada Day celebrations on July 1, 2017 in Richmond, British Columbia. Richmond is the most ethnically Chinese city in the world outside Asia, and home to large numbers of Hong Kong and mainland Chinese immigrants. Photo: AFP
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