The Hongcouver by Ian Young
Coronavirus: Go home Vancouver. Stay home. Covid-19 social distancing is not a party on the beach
- The Hongcouver Blog: Photos of British Columbians gathering in big numbers at Kitsilano Beach and Whistler show they have much to learn about social distancing
- Hong Kong shows how social distancing works to flatten the coronavirus curve, but it needs consistent behaviour, and understanding of the life-and-death stakes
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.