Digital Adoption and E-commerce Development Grants Available from ISED

Technology and the pace of change has accelerated a lot in the last few years. If you are having difficulty keeping up, or want to optimize your business’ digital capacity, consider applying for a Canada Digital Adoption Program (CDAP) Boost Your Business Technology.

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Exploring the Impact and Evolution of the Black Studies Minor at Toronto Metropolitan University

When the Future Skills Centre asked people across Canada to identify the most important skills for career success, they overwhelmingly identified social and emotional skills like […]

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The Student Work Placement Program is building the foundation for the adaptable and future-ready workforce Canada needs

As one of 18 current delivery partners for the Student Work Placement Program (SWPP), the release of The Impact of Work-Integrated Learning on Student Success and […]

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September 28, 2023

Timely, relevant data and customizable dashboards put Magnet at forefront of LMI revolution

With customizable dashboards that present the up-to-date Labour Market Information a specific individual wants and needs, Magnet is empowering users across the workforce development ecosystem.
September 27, 2023

New Brunswick Mi’kmaq community comes together to improve early childhood education

Through participatory engagement, parents, Elders, and community leaders joined forces to overcome quality of work concerns and define a new vision for childcare in their community.
May 30, 2023

No experience required to land a rewarding role with Construction Career Pathways program

A new initiative from BuildForce Canada helps connect job seekers with small and medium-sized construction employers, creating fresh pipelines of talent from untapped, diverse communities.
May 11, 2023

How Nick Robinson took breaking from the Yukon to the Olympics

When breaking debuts at the 2024 Olympics, Nick Robinson hopes the breaking mindset, which encourages creativity and teamwork, can go global.
May 4, 2023

How Magnet technology is helping job seekers connect with work opportunities in Manitoba

YES! Winnipeg utilized Magnet’s technology to power an easy-to-use platform where local and international job seekers can match their skills to jobs offered by Manitoba employers.
April 20, 2023

Skills training for net-zero economy boosts building workforce and helps reduce emissions

To achieve its net-zero goals, Canada needs a pipeline of workers equipped with the latest green building skills. Here’s how one unique training program is helping.
April 6, 2023

Looking for your next ‘green’ job? Here are some tips and resources from experts

A recent webinar from the Leadership Lab at Toronto Metropolitan University examines jobs in the low-carbon economy and the skills needed in this growing sector.
April 4, 2023

Nova Scotia’s Study and Stay program is helping international students break into the local labour market

EduNova’s Shawna Garrett explains how the Study and Stay program creates paths to settlement and long-term employment for international students and graduates in Nova Scotia.
March 24, 2023

Work-Integrated Learning program provides talent pipeline to jobs in vital trucking sector

Trucking HR Canada’s Career ExpressWay Program uses Work-Integrated Learning to introduce young job seekers to non-driver roles in transportation, and connects talent-hungry employers to new workers.
March 9, 2023

Looming time crunch threatens work quality for Canadians, economist Armine Yalnizyan says

As millions of boomers leave Canada’s workforce, the tiny cohort behind them faces unpaid care obligations to older and younger generations, but little time for themselves.
February 3, 2023

Signing of Scarborough Charter marks key step in efforts against anti-Black racism at TMU

Anver Saloojee explains the importance of signing the Scarborough Charter to TMU’s efforts to counter anti-Black racism.
January 16, 2023

How to measure quality of work and why it’s important, according to the experts

The Future Skills Centre recently hosted a webinar to discuss approaches to measuring quality of work.
January 9, 2023

Student Work Placement Program helps young talent launch new careers and experience growth

Three years ago, the Student Work Placement Program helped Victoria Valeriani launch her career. Now she’s using the program to give other students opportunities for success.
December 20, 2022

Malton Women Council offers tips, resources, and advice for newcomer women in Canada

The Malton Women Council joined Magnet for a webinar to share tips for newcomer women to build their networks and find opportunities in Canada.
December 19, 2022

Why small business owners don’t need big budgets to improve diversity, equity, and inclusion

While existing networks and organizations offer no-cost resources to help small-businesses improve diversity, equity, and inclusion, leaders must also learn to set appropriate examples to employees.
November 18, 2022

Networking and openness can help newcomers adapt to Canadian cultural practices

Moving to a foreign country brings multiple challenges, as anyone who’s ever done it knows well. An oft-overlooked one is identifying and adopting subtle cultural practices […]
November 14, 2022

‘Bundled’ learning could boost agile thinking and help build research capacity in Canada

At the final Building Future Ready Communities; Virtual Tour webinar, panelists challenged aspiring researchers to become more agile thinkers by studying diverse but complementary fields.
September 22, 2022

Good Foot Supports Inclusion for Neurodivergent Employees

Good Foot Delivery hires neurodivergent individuals as couriers. Barb Willett and Michelle Hutchinson explain the organization’s approach to employee inclusion and success.