Mitacs and the giant internship program you've never heard of

The federal Conservatives can’t seem to stop throwing money and attention at this national non-profit.

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Trade Minister Ed Fast, Labour Minister Kellie Leitch, then-Mitacs CEO Arvind Gupta, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification Michelle Rempel, and then-minister of state for science and technology Greg Rickford at a Mitacs award reception on Nov. 19, 2013 in Ottawa.
Carl Meyer
Published: Wednesday, 06/17/2015 12:00 am EDT

Chances are you haven’t heard of Mitacs, but your government has.

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