News Releases

VALE CANADA LIMITED INCREASES SPONSORSHIP SUPPORT FOR SKILLS/COMPÉTENCES CANADA (SCC)By Skills Canada

Vale canada limited partners with scc and its member organizations to promote careers in skilled trades ottawa, march 3, 2015 /cnw/ – vale canada limited (vale) has increased its support of skills canada from its existing partnership …

NSTTW MEDIA COVERAGEBy Skills Canada

Array of trades surprises students (nepean-barrhaven news, november 13th, 2014) skills canada kicks off national skilled trades and technology week (construction comment, november 2014) mike holmes jr. & chef korecki rise to the …

MIKE HOLMES JR. & CHEF KORECKI RISE TO THE CHALLENGE AT NATIONAL SKILLED TRADES & TECHNOLOGY LAUNCHBy Skills Canada

tenth national skilled trades and technology week kicks off with try-a-trade® and technology activities ottawa, nov. 5, 2014 /cnw/ – yesterday skills/compétences canada (scc) was proud to launch its tenth national skilled …

CANADA AND USA AWARDED WORLDSKILLS GENERAL ASSEMBLY 2016 HOSTING RIGHTSBy Skills Canada

The world will gather in niagara falls in 2016 during the worldskills general assembly in lucerne, switzerland, skills/compétences canada in conjunction with skillsusa were granted the hosting rights of the 2016 event. after a …

SHELL CANADA TAPS INTO YOUTH INSIGHT TO ATTRACT NEXT GENERATION OF SKILLED TRADES PEOPLEBy Skills Canada

Leveraging social media strategically and having creative angle key to reaching canada’s youth ottawa, ontario, september 23, 2014 – today, skills/compétences canada released four dynamic campaign videos created by the …

COMPETITORS FOR WORLDSKILLS CANADIAN TRIALS ANNOUNCED – OUTCOME TO DETERMINE WORLDSKILLS TEAM CANADA 2015 COMPETING IN BRAZILBy Skills Canada

Ottawa, aug. 28, 2014 /cnw/ – today, skills canada announced the names of the 31 young men and women who will participate in the worldskills canadian trials taking place throughout canada in january and february 2015. the selection …

WATCH THE FUTURE OF CANADA’S SKILLED WORKFORCE IN ACTION! – COMPETITION SITE TOUR AND LAUNCH FOR MEDIA OF THE 2014 SKILLS CANADA NATIONAL COMPETITION (SCNC)By Skills Canada

Toronto, june 4, 2014 /cnw/ – this thursday and friday, 500 of canada’s best trade and technology students and apprentices will put their skills to the test in 43 distinct competitions, including: plumbing, heavy equipment service, …

2014 SKILLS CANADA NATIONAL COMPETITION IN TORONTO: MCAO AND OPTC TEAM UP TO BECOME PREMIER SPONSORSBy Skills Canada

-for immediate release- trades jobs are conduits to management careers, entrepreneurship ottawa, ontario, april 28, 2014 – today, the mechanical contractors association of ontario (mcao) and the ontario pipe trades council (optc) …

MESSAGE FROM THE CEOBy Skills Canada

We are now two months out from the 2014 skills canada national competition (scnc) in toronto. all of us from the skills/compétences canada team hope that you will be joining us as we highlight our 20th anniversary of competition! many …

HOW TO CURB YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT: DEVELOP ESSENTIAL SKILLSBy Skills Canada

National skilled trades and technology week brings together students, educators and business in curbing the skills-employer mismatch  toronto, ontario, november 5, 2013 – today, skills/compétences canada launched national skilled …

TORONTO TO HOST THE 2014 SKILLS CANADA NATIONAL COMPETITIONBy Skills Canada

Canadian association of petroleum producers (capp) and the united association of journeymen and apprentices of the plumbing and pipefitting industry (ua) sign on as presenting sponsors ottawa, oct. 28, 2013 /cnw/ – …

SKILLS/COMPÉTENCES CANADA LAUNCHES NATIONAL AWARENESS CAMPAIGN TO PROMOTE ESSENTIAL SKILLS TO YOUNG CAREER SEEKERSBy Skills Canada

Campaign highlights the skills gap between education and the needs of employers ottawa, sept. 26, 2013 /cnw/ – skills/compétences canada, a not-for-profit organization that actively promotes careers in skilled trades and …