Declare yourself a Hongkonger, not simply Chinese, Canadian census campaign urges

//Declare yourself a Hongkonger, not simply Chinese, Canadian census campaign urges

Declare yourself a Hongkonger, not simply Chinese, Canadian census campaign urges

People of Hong Kong origin in Canada have been urged to declare themselves as Hongkongers, and not only Chinese, on the national census next month, in an effort by activists to preserve the diaspora’s “unique identity”.The “I Am Hong Konger” campaign, launched this week, asks immigrants and their descendants to specify their Hong Kong origins in the sections of the census questionnaire about ethnicity and place of birth. The campaigners remind respondents that they can list multiple origins,…

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