Dr Theresa Tam, Canada’s chief public health officer, at a news conference in Ottawa on April 9. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: Canada’s top doctor is a Hong Kong-born success story. What do some Chinese Canadians have against Theresa Tam?

  • Policy doubts, links to the WHO and a racialised discourse have made Chief Public Health Officer Tam a lightning rod for critics of Canada’s Covid-19 tactics
  • Clashes between her advice and Chinese-language information out of Hong Kong, Taiwan and the mainland may also have fuelled criticism among Chinese Canadians
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Dr Theresa Tam, Canada’s chief public health officer, at a news conference in Ottawa on April 9. Photo: Reuters
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