Invented names for Canadian politicians

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Invented names for Canadian politicians

This is a strange thing in BC politics. If I remember Bill Siksay, Libby Davies and Svend Robinson all had Chinese names. I can't decide whether it is respectful or cultural appropriation. I think Bill was given his name by Chinese supporters who thought he needed one.

Let me take you on a journey into the odd but endearing world of invented Chinese names for non-Chinese politicians. With parliament hung, recounts in progress, and no clear resolution in the BC election likely for weeks, what else are you going to do?


And then of course there's Canada's PM,  'Little Potato'....