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

Magnet and Symplicity have shown how networked solutions can make access to talent and critical funding easier and more efficient for businesses.

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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 This year, Magnet and ICTC partnered to build on research exploring the impact of the Student Work Placement Program. The […]

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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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Insights Hub

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.

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 – […]
July 6, 2018

Developing a Global Mindset for Women Entrepreneurs Connecting the Dots – Upcoming Free Networking and Learning Events

Magnet Export Business Portal is excited to announce our involvement in an upcoming free learning and networking two-part event, on July 18th, that it is co-hosting […]
June 11, 2018

Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium joins Magnet Export Business Portal

Following the Energy Summit 2018, hosted by Canadian Industry Partnership for Energy Conservation (CIPEC), Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC) and Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), it was […]
June 5, 2018

Expert Export Resources for Ontario Producers

Whether you are just starting to expand into new international markets or are already exporting your products and looking to expand further, connecting to the right […]
February 16, 2018

Ryerson University’s Magnet Part of Canada’s Digital Technology Supercluster – Government of Canada Reveals Winners of Innovation Generating Superclusters

Toronto, ON, Feb. 16, 2018: After a competitive process which started in May 2017, the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, announced Canada’s […]
September 14, 2017

Discover Ability Network Showcases the Business Advantages of Employing Persons with Disabilities

Magnet, The Ontario Chamber of Commerce and 10 other national and Ontario association, community and government partners gathered at Ryreson’s DMZ to launch a new program […]
September 7, 2017

Powered by Magnet: Paid Work Integrated Learning Opportunities for College, University and Polytechnic Students

Magnet is powering the technology behind a new program announced by the Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) and the Government of Canada, which aims to […]
March 30, 2017

Building a Thriving, Diverse Workforce

Diversity leaders from across Ontario recently joined Magnet and Her Excellency Sharon Johnston, wife of the Governor General David Johnston, for an important roundtable discussion on […]
January 17, 2017

2017 I.D.E.A Conference

To help break down barriers to employment for Canadians with physical or mental disabilities, Magnet, a not-for-profit online network that connects job seekers to employers based […]
October 9, 2016

Through Perseverance, The Stories Of Greatness

Magnet is a proud partner of the Northwest Coordinated Learning Access Network (CLAN). Together, we are building bridges to employment and education for members of the […]
October 6, 2016

This Month, Recognize The Opportunity For Change

October is Disability Employment Awareness Month. To raise awareness and highlight this month, the Magnet team would like to offer a few thoughts on some of […]