February 26, 2019

Learn how Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa uses Magnet to match their clients to meaningful employment (Video)

Wonder how employment services providers use Magnet to help their clients find meaningful employment? Hear first-hand how Youth Service Bureau of Ottawa (YSB) uses Magnet to […]
February 15, 2019

La plateforme Magnet de l’Université Ryerson propulsera le nouveau Centre des Compétences futures.

L’honorable Patty Hajdu, ministre de l’Emploi, du Développement de la main-d’œuvre et du Travail, et l’honorable Bill Morneau, ministre des Finances, annonçaient hierle choix de l’Université […]
February 15, 2019

Ryerson University’s Magnet Platform to Power New Future Skills Centre

The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, along with the Honourable Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance, yesterday announced that Ryerson University will […]
February 15, 2019
Youth Fusion

Learn how Youth Fusion uses Magnet to find the right talent (video)

Wonder how Magnet can help you find the right fit? See how Youth Fusion uses Magnet to find talent fast, and how it helps job seekers […]
February 1, 2019

World Trade Centre Toronto: Supporting Toronto Businesses Expand Internationally

The Magnet Export Business Portal is thrilled to be partnered with the World Trade Centre Toronto (WTC-T) – the trade services arm of the Toronto Region Board of […]
January 10, 2019

Magnet Export Business Portal Success Stories: Science North

Science North: A leader among Science Centres While Science North has grown to become a popular tourist attraction, and an educational resource for children and adults […]
January 9, 2019
Screenshot of the Magnet Export Business Portal System

Magnet Export Business Portal Success Stories: Hard Line

Hard-Line: Advancing the Mining Industry through Automation Hard-Line is a leading supplier of heavy-duty mining remote controls and mining automation systems. Hard-Line develops new, customized and […]
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 […]