Canadians celebrate meaning of nation on rainy 150th birthday

Jul 2, 2017

Canadians celebrate meaning of nation on rainy 150th birthday

Canada's long-anticipated 150th birthday celebrations Saturday were marked by heavy rain and some protests, though the downpour failed to dampen spirits of revelers who thronged in large numbers to enjoy musical performances and parades. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau kicked off celebrations amid heavy security and ...

Looking back: The Hong Kongers who left

| Jun 21, 2017

Looking back: The Hong Kongers who left

In the years leading up to the return of Hong Kong to China by Britain in 1997, thousands of residents fearful of the future under Beijing jumped ship to start a new life abroad. As the semi-autonomous city prepares to mark 20 years since the ...