The Globe and Mail

Go to the Globe and Mail homepage

Jump to main navigationJump to main content


()

Canadian envoy’s bike ride subtly rebukes China’s Tiananmen amnesia

Even in China, a bicycle ride doesn’t often count as an act of international provocation. But there may be an exception when it’s the Canadian ambassador on two wheels – and he is riding around Tiananmen Square just days from the 25th anniversary of China’s military crackdown on democracy protesters, then posts about it on Chinese social media.