West eyes Far East for jobs, students

B.C.’s jobs plan focuses on forestry, mining, agri-foods, technology, tourism, encourages employers to reach out to foreign students, provide cultural awareness training
By Amanda Silliker
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 10/25/2011

Mitacs, a not-for-profit research organization in Vancouver, is working on increasing its ties with Asian markets. It’s considering various ways of building a brand presence in Asia, sharing costs and staff with similar organizations overseas and exploring new, innovative arrangements, saidArvind Gupta, Mitacs’ CEO and scientific director.