The Hongcouver by Ian Young
A Bubble Tea Summit brings together pro-Hong Kong and pro-China protesters in Vancouver
- The rivals sat together for almost three hours, trying to understand how the other came to such wildly different views about Hong Kong’s protests to their own
- Their conversation shows how personal and family histories cast the same events during the unrest in very different light
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.