The Hongcouver by Ian Young
Who’s really behind that Vancouver mountain? A boss at troubled Chinese investment giant CMIG
- Laurence Liao Feng, CEO of CMIG International, is president of the firm that bought Grouse Mountain's ski slopes – despite claims CMIG is a ‘silent investor’
- CMIG’s role raises questions about transparency at the firm, buckling under a debt crisis, and about the scrutiny Chinese investment gets in Canada
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.