Who We Are

About Magnet

Magnet is a not-for-profit, digital social innovation platform co-created by Ryerson University in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce in 2014.

Our mission is to accelerate inclusive economic growth for all in Canada by advancing careers, businesses and communities.

We do this by connecting people, businesses and organizations to opportunity through our intelligent matching technology, developed within the DMZ ecosystem at Ryerson University.

We offer a service unlike any other in Canada – or the world. The ways in which we can help drive growth continues to expand.

Currently, our services span the following areas:

Careers

Matches job seekers with employment opportunities and new career pathsLearn More

Businesses

Matches businesses to talent, trade and procurement opportunities that accelerate business growthLearn More

Communities

Provides tools, data and a platform for evidence-based decision making, to support next-generation economic developmentLearn More

The Magnet network now includes over 300 partners across education, industry and community across Canada.

Our Values

Inclusivity

Empathy

Impact

Expansiveness

Interconnection

  • September
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    2016

  • May
    Magnet awarded grant from The Counselling Foundation of Canada to support immigrant serving agencies and connect new immigrants to meaningful employment.
    September
    Magnet awarded grant from The Counselling Foundation of Canada to support immigrant serving agencies and connect new immigrants to meaningful employment.

    2015

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    2014