5 reasons to question Vancouver’s label as the ‘anti-Asian hate crime capital of North America’

October 22, 2021

By Vancouver Sun |

Some international media outlets this year labelled Vancouver “the anti-Asian hate crime capital of North America.”

They focused on a Vancouver police report that showed hate incidents against East Asians (not “Asians,” as the articles misstate) jumping by a startling 717 per cent in the year that COVID hit, up to 98 from 12.


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