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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News/Features & Articles

February 1, 2019

World Trade Centre Toronto: Supporting Toronto Businesses Expand Internationally

The Magnet Export Business Portal is thrilled to be partnered with the World Trade Centre Toronto (WTC-T) – the trade services arm of the Toronto Region Board of […]
January 10, 2019

Magnet Export Business Portal Success Stories: Science North

Science North: A leader among Science Centres While Science North has grown to become a popular tourist attraction, and an educational resource for children and adults […]
January 9, 2019

Magnet Export Business Portal Success Stories: Hard Line

Hard-Line: Advancing the Mining Industry through Automation Hard-Line is a leading supplier of heavy-duty mining remote controls and mining automation systems. Hard-Line develops new, customized and […]
December 17, 2018

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

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 22, 2018

Future Skills: Soft Skills Matter

What are the future skills which will be needed given the exponential growth in technology fields such as artificial intelligence (AI), augmented and virtual reality (AR, […]
October 17, 2018

Council of the Great Lakes Region Launches New Program to help SMEs Scale, Innovate, and Export

Toronto, Ontario – Today the Council of the Great Lakes Region, in collaboration with Ryerson University, launched a new program called Great Lakes Ready. Utilizing the […]
October 15, 2018

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 […]
October 1, 2018

New Report and Workforce Experts Point to Positive Impact of AI, Robotics and Digitization on Future of Work

With the evolution of Artificial Intelligence (AI), robotics and digitization, the way we work may change, but there are also opportunities for job creation, workplace inclusion, […]
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 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 6, 2018

Finding Resources to Grow Your Online Business

An increasing number of Ontario business owners are recognizing the importance of international import to overall growth and success. In the digital age, it can be […]
September 6, 2018

How One Blogger Went Global

Nour Kaiss is CEO of Nourka inc, an online modest fashion and scarf brand catering to a worldwide audience. Prior to starting her company in 2016, […]
July 27, 2018

Seven Tips to Help Grow Your Online Business

Selling online has never been easier, faster, or more scalable. BizLaunch brought together a panel of entrepreneurs and business service providers to share their experiences and […]
July 27, 2018

Scaling Online Businesses

Selling online has never been easier, faster, or more scalable. Forrester Research has predicted eCommerce will bring in 10% of retail sales by 2019, with the […]
July 24, 2018

Growing Your Online Business Internationally

Global Growth – Growing Your Online Business Internationally   Selling online has never been easier, faster, or more scalable. To help businesses take advantage of the […]
July 24, 2018

Connecting the Dots

Magnet Export Business Portal hosted Connecting the Dots, a panel discussion to talk about women-owned businesses and accelerating the road to exporting. As Executive Director of Magnet, […]
July 12, 2018

Here Are Some Tips from Canadian Trade Experts and a Successful Exporting Entrepreneur

If you are an Ontario business considering expanding your business through trade here is some sound advice taken from a recent webinar called Going Global – […]