Partner’s blog

UA CANADA’S LARRY SLANEY ADDRESSES APPRENTICESHIP TRAINING By Skills Canada

Larry slaney, ua director of canadian training, answers five important questions on the status of apprenticeship training in canada. what tangible benefits are there in having a national apprenticeship program in place for …

BROOKFIELD MAN WINS INTERNATIONAL SILVER MEDAL IN AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE AT WORLDSKILLS COMPETITION By Skills Canada

Truro daily news (nova scotia) – aircraft maintenance competitor ryan leedham has proven he has what it takes to stand out in his field of expertise.

UA LOCAL 179 HELPING UA CANADA LEAD THE WAY AT SCNC By Skills Canada

Ua local 179 helping ua lead the way at skills canada

TRANSCANADA BLOG: BRINGING SKILLED TRADES TO THE FOREFRONT By Skills Canada

As over 500 students from across canada gear up to take part in the 2015 skills canada national competition (scnc) one word comes to mind: passion.  it is the students’ passion for skilled trades and technology, and their determination to …

THANK YOU TO ALL OF OUR PARTNERS! By Skills Canada

Skills/compétences canada (scc) is very pleased to welcome new and returning sponsors / suppliers for the 2015 skills canada national competition (scnc). this support is vital to the success of the event, and ensures competitors have access …

HARMONIZATION OF RED SEAL TRADES By Skills Canada

What is this term that everyone is throwing around on the red seal program? “harmonization” is all over the media these days regarding red seal trades and the department of employment and social development canada (esdc – formerly …

ABOUT THE PRESIDENT By Skills Canada

John oates, the recently elected president of skills/compétences canada, has had a long history with the skills movement in canada. he has been the president of skills canada – newfoundland and labrador since 2004, the same year he joined …

CONSULAB PARTNERS WITH SKILLS/COMPÉTENCES CANADA By Skills Canada

Consulab has been a strong supporter of skills/compétences canada (scc) at both the provincial level and at the national level. we provide assistance through our educational training aids, offering them in competitions and even volunteering …

WHAT IS A “GREEN” PLUMBER? By Skills Canada

Many people take the clean water they drink every day for granted. we can’t live without clean water very long and the supply of clean uncontaminated water for our society is a huge responsibility for municipalities and provinces and in …

NSTTW 2014 DELIGHTS STUDENTS WITH AN ARRAY OF TRADES & TECHNOLOGIES By Skills Canada

November 3rd to the 10th marked national skilled trades and technology week (nsttw). across canada, events were held to promote skilled trades and technology careers to youth, with an emphasis on the importance of numeracy as one of the 9 …

2014 NATIONAL SKILLED TRADES AND TECHNOLOGY WEEK LAUNCH NOV. 4 AT ALGONQUIN COLLEGE By Skills Canada

Mike holmes jr. & chef korecki rise to the challenge at national skilled trades & technology launch

CAPP TELEVISION COMMERCIAL FEATURING SCC By Skills Canada

Skills/compétences canada is pleased to share the television commercial produced by scnc 2014 presenting sponsor the canadian association for petroleum producers (capp). the ad features scc’s ceo shaun thorson, and is terrific media …