Wang Qianyuan in a scene from My People, My Country. Photo: Handout

‘I love my homeland’: Canadian school under fire after screening trailers for patriotic Chinese film ‘My People, My Country’ to Mandarin pupils

  • Students of Steveston-London Secondary School in Richmond, the world’s most Chinese city outside Asia, were asked how the film made them feel good
  • Critics of the assignment accused the public school of ‘brainwashing’ pupils with Chinese ‘propaganda’
Topic |   Chinese overseas

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Wang Qianyuan in a scene from My People, My Country. Photo: Handout
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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.