M Square Media, Canada. Amrik Virk has been appointed chairperson of a new MSM advisory board, one of various boards created in recent years for the United States, the United Kingdom, and Europe, and an international board of advisers for its other locations around the world. Amrik aims to develop partnerships with Canadian universities and institutions to augment recruitment initiatives along with other transnational education goals. Previous to his role on the board, Amrik was the minister of technology, innovation and citizens’ services and minister of advanced education for British Columbia. Under his leadership as Minister of tech, Amrik positioned the province’s technology sector as the 15th largest in the world. He has successfully launched the #BCTECH Strategy, which serves as the backbone of the province’s technology economy, and installed the $100 million dollar #BCTECH Fund. As advanced ed minister had effective oversight of all post-secondary education in the province, including 25 public universities and colleges and over 300 private institutions.