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November 4, 2011

JIBC joins Premier on jobs and trade mission to China and India

Contract signed with Singapore Armed Forces, guide to JIBC's international work produced

Justice Institute of British Columbia President Jack McGee and Vice President, Academic Michel Tarko are joining Premier Christy Clark on the BC Jobs and Trade Mission to China and India.

JIBC is among 120 companies and organizations participating in the trade mission, representing sectors such as education, energy, forestry, and transportation, which begins November 4.

As part of the trip, JIBC will meet with justice, public safety, and educational organizations in Beijing, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Delhi, and Mumbai.

“JIBC has enjoyed partnerships with a number of international agencies to deliver education and professional training, particularly in Asia and the Middle East, for a number of years,” says JIBC President Jack McGee. “The BC trade mission to China and India will provide an opportunity for us to strengthen existing partnerships and open the door to new ones.”

In advance of the mission, on November 1 Dr. Tarko, JIBC Chief Medical Officer Dr. Urbain Ip, and Program Director, Contract Programs Kevin Sanford of the School of Health Sciences signed a substantial contract for delivery of JIBC’s Diploma in Health Sciences (EMS) with the Singapore Armed Forces. They also visited the Hong Kong Fire Services Department Ambulance Command, an organization JIBC has been working with for 20 years. As a part of the trade mission they will discuss collaboration with the Beijing Emergency Medical Centre, public security ministries, and police colleges and universities.

Tags: China, India, international, international training

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Last updated October 28, 2014