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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October 4, 2023

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 […]
October 2, 2023

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 […]
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 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 […]
June 6, 2023

Embracing Change: Reflections on my Experience with Remote Work

Everyday we are tasked with making decisions that consider the needs of our teams, our organizational culture, and our business objectives.   In today’s ever-evolving work environment, […]
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 26, 2023

The role employers play in helping newcomers adjust to Canada

Many newcomers have hopes and dreams of building a better life in Canada but may face challenges when immigrating to a new country and getting settled. […]
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 19, 2023

In the fight against climate change, more resilient communities includes stronger workplaces

The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) recently hosted a free webinar, Climate Change: Workplace Impacts, that explored how climate change affects both our […]
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.