15 Canadian leaders with Magnet announces advisory board

15 Canadian leaders with Magnet, a platform that helps companies and work seekers by delivering equipment and means to navigate a switching labour sector, have announced newly appointed customers of Magnet’s inaugural Advisory Board. 

15 Canadian leaders with Magnet

15 Canadian leaders with Magnet, which was co-started at TMU in 2014, is a social innovation platform with “a mission to accelerate inclusive economic growth in Canada,” the corporation said. 

It serves to support businesses, encouraging them join with talent and stakeholders these as assistance providers, industry associations, plan makers, and researchers. The enterprise also partners with governments, educational institutions, and market associations. 

In July of this yr, 15 Canadian leaders with Magnet acquired a multi-million-greenback grant from the federal government  to assistance present countless numbers of operate placements to learners when it was selected to assist the supply of the Canada Electronic Adoption Program (CDAP). As aspect of CDAP, companies can obtain cash to hire college students or recent graduates for paid placements. Magnet will use the funding for up to 16,800 youth operate placements across Canada more than a few years. In guidance of each individual placement, firms are granted up to $7,300.

The company’s community is driven by WhoPlusYou, which has produced a way to link job seekers, businesses, local community businesses, coverage makers, and some others for further more possibilities.

“The appointment of the Advisory Board delivers superb leaders alongside one another from across Canada, symbolizing a cross-segment of organizations and pursuits, abilities and expertise,” suggests Mark Patterson, the government director of Magnet. “The board will suggest and provide assistance that will be so crucial in Magnet’s strategies to put Canada at the forefront of the long run of work.” 

The original mandate of the board will be to provide advice and foresight to TMU and Magnet on creating its governance framework and making certain a strategic expansion agenda. 

The inaugural board customers are devoted to driving innovation and units-degree adjust in the Canadian work and training ecosystem. The Advisory Board signifies a diverse assortment of leaders from various industries and sectors throughout the country.

15 Canadian leaders with Magnet : Advisory Board users

The Magnet Advisory Board will be chaired by The Honourable Bill Morneau, former Minister of Finance, Governing administration of Canada. Laurie Waye, president and main executive officer of Coast Mountain Higher education, will be vice-chair. 

  • Chair: The Honourable Bill Morneau, Former Minister of Finance, Federal government of Canada     
  • Vice-Chair: Dr. Laurie Waye, president and CEO, Coast Mountain College                
  • Christian Dandeneau, CEO and co-founder, ID Fusion Software                             
  • Dr. Frederic Dimanche, director, Ted Rogers Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism Management, Toronto Metropolitan University 
  • Dr. Marketa Evans, vice-president, Federal government and Stakeholder Partnerships, Faculties and Institutes Canada                      
  • Jean-Pierre Giroux, president, Excellence in Producing Consortium     
  • Paul Jenkins, Previous Senior Deputy Governor, Bank of Canada             
  • Dr. Alex (Sandy) MacDonald, president and CEO, Holland College 
  • Dr. Matthew Mendelsohn,  senior Aavisor, Boston Consulting Group and Browsing Professor, Toronto Metropolitan University
  • Janice Price, president and CEO, Banff Centre for Arts and Creative imagination
  • Nobina Robinson, Senior Fellow, C.D. Howe Institute and CEO (retired), Polytechnics Canada
  • Norm Sabapathy, executive vice-president, Individuals, Communications and Technologies, Cadillac Fairview Company
  • Mohit Talwar, partner, Maverix Non-public Equity        
  • Dr. Anna Triandafyllidou, Canada Excellence Investigate Chair in Migration and Integration, Toronto Metropolitan University
  • Andrew Williams, principal, Liberty Square Consulting     

“The establishment of the inaugural Advisory Board is a critical stage in Magnet’s evolution and demonstrates excellent support for Toronto Metropolitan University as a chief in the foreseeable future of perform,” mentioned Steven N. Liss, TMU’s vice-president, investigation and innovation. “By leveraging our study, knowledge and partnerships we convey price to the Canadian financial system and improve prospects for the folks of Canada.”