Media Advisory: Level Up! With Skills/Compétences Canada For A Virtual Career Exploration Event

OTTAWA, Ontario, February 23, 2021 – Skills/Compétences Canada (SCC) is hosting Level Up! With
Skills Canada, a one-day interactive FREE virtual event for career exploration, being held on February
25, 2021.

WHAT
This event will include a captivating Q&A and Talk Shop session with HGTV personalities Kate Campbell
and Sebastian Clovis; several Essential Skills Talks featuring industry experts and Skills Canada alumni;
lively panel discussions about skilled trade and technology careers and the importance of essential
workers; Essential Skills Accessibility and Inclusion session with keynote speaker Marco Pasqua; SCC
National Board of Directors and partner roundtables; an informative Automotive Technology Summit; a
fun scavenger hunt featuring a trivia challenge where students can win great prizes for themselves and
their schools, and much more. This will be an opportunity for students to learn more about the wide
variety of interesting and lucrative careers that exist in the skilled trade and technology sectors.
For more information, visit www.skillscompetencescanada.com. Media are asked to confirm their
attendance in advance by contacting Michèle Rogerson at micheler@skillscanada.com.

WHO
Skills/Compétences Canada, its 13 provincial/territorial Member Organizations, over 70 of their industry,
education and government partners, SCC Alumni, and HGTV celebrity guests, will be participating in this
exciting event to inform Canadians about the importance of skilled trade and technology careers. Over
3,000 students, apprentices, teachers and career seekers from across Canada will attend this virtual
career exploration event.

WHEN
This one-day interactive virtual event will be held on February 25, 2021, from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. EST.

WHERE
Level Up! With Skills Canada will be held on a virtual platform. SCC will be also be posting information on
their social media platforms throughout the day including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and
LinkedIn. #LevelUpWithSkills

ABOUT SKILLS/COMPÉTENCES CANADA
Skills Canada was founded in 1989 as a national, not-for-profit organization with partner Skills Canada
organizations in each of the provinces/territories that work with employers, educators, labour groups and
governments to promote skilled trade and technology careers among Canadian youth. Its unique position
among private and public-sector partners enables it to work toward securing Canada’s future skilled
labour needs while helping young people discover rewarding careers. Skills Canada offers experiential
learning opportunities including skilled trade and technology competitions for hundreds of thousands of
young Canadians through regional, provincial/territorial, national and international events, as well as
skilled trade awareness programs. Headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario, Skills/Compétences Canada is the
Canadian member organization of WorldSkills. For more information, visit www.skillscanada.com. Follow
Skills/Compétences Canada on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Flickr, Instagram and LinkedIn.

MEDIA CONTACT: Michèle Rogerson, micheler@skillscanada.com, T. 343-883-7545 ext. 509