A Ferrari draped in Chinese flags drives past Hong Kong protesters and pro-China counterprotesters on Vancouver's Broadway on Saturday afternoon. Photo: Kevin Huang Yi Shuen

‘Worst Fast and Furious movie ever’: convoys of Ferrari-driving pro-China patriots rev up protests in Vancouver and Toronto

  • Supercars draped in Chinese flags have become an unusual feature of pro-China demonstrations in Canada, home to thousands of Chinese millionaire migrants
  • Police in Vancouver spoke to drivers who honked their horns and revved their engines, in what a critic called a ‘power play’ of ‘conspicuous consumption’
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A Ferrari draped in Chinese flags drives past Hong Kong protesters and pro-China counterprotesters on Vancouver's Broadway on Saturday afternoon. Photo: Kevin Huang Yi Shuen
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Ian Young

Ian Young

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.