May 26, 2020

Partner Case Study: Hamilton Chamber of Commerce

The Hamilton Chamber of Commerce uses Magnet to help support local businesses by connecting them to talent & business growth opportunities, and support job seekers by […]
May 25, 2020

Connect with Student Talent from Across Canada

Magnet and Orbis Communications are making it easy to reach students across Canada using Outcome Campus Connect. With Outcome Campus Connect, employers can engage in remote […]
December 17, 2019

Webinar: Introduction to the Magnet Student Work Placement Program (SWPP)

The Magnet Student Work Placement program brings together employers, students, and post-secondary school stakeholders to create quality work-integrated learning (WIL) opportunities.  Together, we partner with colleges, […]
December 11, 2019

5 Key Ways Canada can Succeed in the Future of Work

The future of work is changing – and ensuring all Canadians, specifically young Canadian talent are ready for these changes when entering the workforce was a […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 14, 2017
Photo of the opening remarks at the Discover Ability Network Launch event

Discover Ability Network showcases the business advantages of employing persons with disabilities

Magnet, The Ontario Chamber of Commerce and 10 other national and Ontario association, community and government partners gathered at Ryreson’s DMZ to launch a new program […]
September 7, 2017

Powered by Magnet: Paid Work Integrated Learning Opportunities for College, University and Polytechnic Students

Magnet is powering the technology behind a new program announced by the Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) and the Government of Canada, which aims to […]
March 30, 2017

Building a Thriving, Diverse Workforce

Diversity leaders from across Ontario recently joined Magnet and Her Excellency Sharon Johnston, wife of the Governor General David Johnston, for an important roundtable discussion on […]