Anti-Chinese racism incidents on the rise in Newfoundland and Labrador – St. John’s, NL

Dave Fong, whose family has been in Newfoundland since the 1890’s, and a visiting Chinese student have both experienced racist assaults amid the pandemic in St. John’s. “I think the pandemic just became [an] impetus for the racism here to be thriving and rise up, and that really saddens my heart,” Ting-ting Chan told CBC NL. Fong, who runs a popular brewery in Quidi Vidi Village, talks about his experience with an NTV reporter, here.

“I think the pandemic just became [an] impetus for the racism here to be thriving and rise up, and that really saddens my heart.”

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