What is a Digital Community Workforce System?

Digital

Taking an innovative networked approach to integrating multiple technologies creates a robust and adaptable digital infrastructure that empowers businesses, and the many organizations working to support businesses across Canada, with access to valuable tools such as reporting, opportunity-matching, training, assessments, and labour market insights. By leveraging these capabilities, we can help businesses access public resources more effectively, enhance their competitiveness, and navigate the dynamic landscape of the Canadian market, driving growth and success.

Community

Partnering with a diverse ecosystem of stakeholders, including government, industry organizations, educational institutions, and service providers, fosters collaboration and collective impact in workforce and economic development. By supporting and leveraging the strengths and resources of each partner, we can build innovative and comprehensive solutions to address complex challenges, and drive sustainable growth, benefiting both individuals and the broader Canadian economy.

Workforce

Enabling employers to find skilled talent and individuals to build relevant skills contributes to a stronger Canadian economy by fostering a match between labor supply and demand. This alignment promotes business growth, innovation, and productivity, while empowering individuals to maximize their potential and contribute to the country's overall economic prosperity.

System

Empowering Canada's employment and training ecosystem through integrated tools and resources fosters efficiency, collaboration, and data-driven decision-making. By providing real-time reporting, program administration support, labour market insights, and tools for equity, diversity, and inclusion, we can help enhance the effectiveness of workforce development efforts positioning Canada for long-term economic success.

Our Impact

Since 2014, Magnet has collaborated with partners nationwide to support workforce and economic development programs aimed at driving system-level change.

Our Story

We are an initiative out of Toronto Metropolitan University with a nationwide reach, collaborating to empower and transform Canadian economic outcomes. Leveraging advanced technology and strategic partnerships, we create innovative solutions that promote a more connected workforce ecosystem.

Our Approach

Magnet is a trusted connector in Canada’s employment and training ecosystem that works with an array of partners to proactively influence Canadian labour market dynamics and deliver programs effectively and efficiently.

Our Opportunity

As a catalyst for business growth and sustainability in Canada's labour market, we are harnessing technology for future workforce support. By working closely with diverse partners, we aim to support a cohesive and connected employment and training system that drives positive economic outcomes.

Integrated Technologies

We apply an innovative networked approach to building a pan-Canadian digital infrastructure. With customizable solutions, stakeholders can deliver education, training, employment services, and more, linking businesses, individuals, and tools for innovative solutions.

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Magnet powers over 400 communities across Canada with tools and resources that help individuals access the skills, resources, and experiences they need to grow and stay relevant in their careers and help businesses bolster their productivity and resilience.

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