The Hongcouver by Ian Young
Vancouver fans of Mao Zedong gather to sing his praises, to the horror of fellow Chinese immigrants
Placard-waving protesters denounce ‘red tide’ of communist influence in Vancouver, as celebrants sing and dance in Mao’s memory
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.