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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 …

SKILLS/COMPÉTENCES CANADA UNVEILS NEW LOGO THAT REFLECTS GLOBAL IMPORTANCE OF SKILLS EDUCATION AND TRAININGBy Skills Canada

ottawa, ontario – september 16, 2013 – skills/compétences canada (scc) today unveiled a new logo that incorporates the worldskills international visual identity, a brand recognized globally for championing skills education, training …

TEAM CANADA STRIKES GOLD AT WORLDSKILLS LEIPZIG 2013By Skills Canada

Leipzig, germany, july 8, 2013 /cnw/ – (worldskills leipzig 2013) – after the completion of four days of international competition, worldskills team canada 2013 proudly took the podium at the closing ceremony …

TEAM CANADA GETS SET TO COMPETE AT WORLDSKILLS LEIPZIG 2013, JULY 2-7By Skills Canada

35 of canada’s brightest skilled trade and technology students will test their talents against competitors from 54 countries at the world’s largest skills competition ottawa, june 25, 2013 /cnw/ – skills/compétences canada, a …