Bridging global talent and local business: How the Work in Manitoba portal is changing the game for employers

Discover how the Work in Manitoba portal leverages Magnet’s digital infrastructure to globally connect employers with talent, fueling Manitoba’s growth and ensuring a diverse, skilled workforce.

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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 […]

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News, Features & Articles

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.

January 29, 2024

Bridging global talent and local business: How the Work in Manitoba portal is changing the game for employers

Discover how the Work in Manitoba portal leverages Magnet’s digital infrastructure to globally connect employers with talent, fueling Manitoba's growth and ensuring a diverse, skilled workforce.
January 22, 2024

Magnet’s Empowering 2027: A visionary roadmap 10 years in the making

By Emily Madden, Senior Director, Magnet. Empowering 2027 is Magnet's blueprint for revolutionizing Canada's future workforce and driving labour market innovation, fostering economic growth, and reshaping the employment ecosystem.
December 19, 2023

AI’s swift progress demands lifelong learning as our anchor

By Emily Madden, Senior Director, Magnet. AI and other technological advancements are rapidly altering our world. Perpetual learning is the key to thriving in the evolving work landscape.
November 23, 2023

Canada’s economy loses when employers can’t find the right talent – the right technology can make sure they do

By Mark Patterson, Executive Director, Magnet. Magnet and Symplicity have shown how networked solutions can make access to talent and critical funding easier and more efficient for businesses.
October 27, 2023

Research shows the importance of employers in training our future workforce. Here’s how we can empower businesses to more easily hire and train students.

By Emily Madden Senior Director, Magnet. The role of employers in training young talent is invaluable, but is only made possible by reliable access to funding and to technology that eases the burden of hiring students.
October 20, 2023

More employers hiring students means more growth and opportunity across Canada

The Student Work Placement program shows reliable funding and technology incentivizes student hiring, benefiting local economies and businesses.
October 12, 2023

Student Work Placement Program boosts career prospects & affordability for young Canadians

Besides being linked with improved academic performance and career readiness, the Student Work Placement Program also provides young Canadians with an opportunity to earn vital income.
October 4, 2023

Exploring Impact & Evolution of Black Studies Minor at Toronto Metropolitan University

Explore the interdisciplinary Black Studies Minor at Toronto Metropolitan University, fostering critical thinking, global citizenship, and community engagement in our students.
October 2, 2023

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

Explore how SWPP and other Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) programs are shaping the future of Canada's workforce. Learn about the benefits of these programs in bridging the gap between academics and employment, fostering personal growth, and developing essential human skills.
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.
September 22, 2023

Research indicates Student Work Placement Program has significant benefit for Canada’s economy

Updated research examining the outcomes of the Student Work Placement Program (SWPP) finds that the federal paid work experience initiative for post-secondary students has generated almost […]
September 18, 2023

Providing accurate and timely Labour Market Information can make Canada’s workforce more accessible to people with disabilities

As part of our efforts to support economic development and social prosperity across Canada, Magnet works with labour market information experts, AI technology, and others to […]
July 24, 2023

Supporting and empowering those living with HIV: an interview with Christian Hui

Since it first became known four decades ago, there have been significant improvements in healthcare for people living with HIV. These improvements have allowed those impacted […]
July 19, 2023

AI integration is disruptive but not destructive to newsrooms, journalism professor says

Research indicates that upskilling is necessary for journalists to keep up with evolving AI technologies in the newsroom. With the rising popularity of Artificial Intelligence (AI) […]
July 12, 2023

Navigating a Skills Mismatch Challenge

As I reflect on the ever-evolving labour market landscape in Canada, I was struck by economics reporter Matt Lundy’s piece in this weekend’s Globe & Mail, […]
June 12, 2023

Avec le programme Parcours de carrière en construction, il n’est pas nécessaire d’avoir de l’expérience pour décrocher un poste gratifiant

Une nouvelle initiative menée par ConstruForce Canada aide à mettre en relation les chercheurs d’emploi et les petites et moyennes entreprises du secteur de la construction, créant ainsi de nouveaux réservoirs de talents issus de communautés inexploitées et diversifiées.
June 7, 2023

Grow your business online with a $2,400 grant from the Government of Canada

When businesses adopt technology, they tend to be more productive, competitive and resilient. The business case for digitization took on new heights during the COVID-19 pandemic […]