December 17, 2018
The Conference Board of Canada Panelists

Work Integrated Learning a key topic at Conference Board of Canada’s Education and Skills Symposium

Work Integrated Learning (WIL) was the key topic for a panel discussion moderated by Magnet’s Executive Director, Mark Patterson, during the Conference Board of Canada’s Education […]
November 8, 2018
web summit

Magnet makes connections for its users at Europe’s largest tech conference

Showcasing Canada’s innovation and tech ecosystem, and helping Canadian companies connect to talent and business growth supports with the rest of the world, are the primary […]
October 22, 2018
Future Skills: Soft Skills Matter

Future Skills: Soft Skills Matter

What are the future skills which will be needed given the exponential growth in technology fields such as artificial intelligence (AI), augmented and virtual reality (AR, […]
October 17, 2018
Launching the Great Lakes Ready Initiative - Discover markets, trade missions, export programs, networking events, and more

Council of the Great Lakes Region Launches New Program to help SMEs Scale, Innovate, and Export

Toronto, Ontario – Today the Council of the Great Lakes Region, in collaboration with Ryerson University, launched a new program called Great Lakes Ready. Utilizing the […]
October 15, 2018
Digitize now: Transform your business - BDC Small Business Week, October 14-20, 2018 #BDCsbw

Small Business Week: Magnet helps small businesses grow

This week, BDC kicks off Small Business Week across Canada, with this year’s theme focusing on the need for businesses to embrace new technologies. Across the […]
October 1, 2018

New Report and Workforce Experts Point to Positive Impact of AI, Robotics and Digitization on Future of Work

With the evolution of Artificial Intelligence (AI), robotics and digitization, the way we work may change, but there are also opportunities for job creation, workplace inclusion, […]
September 26, 2018

‘AI and the future of the Canadian Workforce’ podcast

The first episode in a two series podcast from Ask AI will be available this Friday, September 28, 2018, featuring Mark Patterson, Executive Director of Magnet, and […]
September 20, 2018
Mark Patterson

Mark Patterson: Upcoming Speaking Engagements

Industry Events Magnet’s Executive Director, Mark Patterson, is often called upon to speak at conferences and events to share his insights on topics including inclusive economic […]
September 18, 2018

Is Canada answering the call for a ‘future workforce’?

There’s no question that Canada is doing its best to adapt to recent disruptive advances impacting its workforce, but it still faces a widening skills gap […]
September 6, 2018

Finding resources to grow your online business

An increasing number of Ontario business owners are recognizing the importance of international import to overall growth and success. In the digital age, it can be […]
September 6, 2018

How one blogger went global

Nour Kaiss is CEO of Nourka inc, an online modest fashion and scarf brand catering to a worldwide audience. Prior to starting her company in 2016, […]
July 27, 2018

Seven tips to help grow your online business

Selling online has never been easier, faster, or more scalable. BizLaunch brought together a panel of entrepreneurs and business service providers to share their experiences and […]
July 27, 2018
Orange Fish

Scaling online business

Selling online has never been easier, faster, or more scalable. Forrester Research has predicted eCommerce will bring in 10% of retail sales by 2019, with the […]
July 24, 2018
Be Your Best Self

Growing Your Online Business Internationally

Global Growth – Growing Your Online Business Internationally   Selling online has never been easier, faster, or more scalable. To help businesses take advantage of the […]
July 24, 2018

Connecting the Dots

Magnet Export Business Portal hosted Connecting the Dots, a panel discussion to talk about women-owned businesses and accelerating the road to exporting. As Executive Director of Magnet, […]
July 12, 2018

Here are some tips from Canadian trade experts and a successful exporting entrepreneur

If you are an Ontario business considering expanding your business through trade here is some sound advice taken from a recent webinar called Going Global – […]