Supporters of the protesters in Hong Kong attend a rally in Vancouver, Canada. Photo: AFP

Could Hong Kong protests sway the Canadian election?

  • With the main parties neck and neck, the Conservative leader raises the issue in an appeal to both expats and the Chinese diaspora
  • It is a high-stakes gamble that risks alienating as many voters as it attracts
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Supporters of the protesters in Hong Kong attend a rally in Vancouver, Canada. Photo: AFP
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Crystal Tai

Crystal Tai

Crystal covers business trends and cultural criticism, with a special focus on Northeast Asia, for the Asia desk. Before joining the SCMP, she contributed to Quartz, i-D Magazine, Monocle, Wallpaper, Lonely Planet and other publications. Her broadcast commentary has been featured on BBC Radio, CGTN and other media.