Partner’s blog

PARTNER FEEDBACK: VANCOUVER COMMUNITY COLLEGEBy Skills Canada

As a former vice president academic at vancouver community college i thoroughly enjoyed working with the skills canada national office. their energy and attention to detail and the true spirit of collaboration made this experience a win-win …

PARTNER FEEDBACK: CENTENNIAL COLLEGEBy Skills Canada

It was a privilege to be part of this terrific event. hats off to you and your extended team; you all did a wonderful job and were a pleasure to work with! - alan mcclelland, dean, school of transportation, centennial college, ashtonbee campus  

PARTNER FEEDBACK: HUMBER COLLEGEBy Skills Canada

I just wanted to say wow, what you do is spectacular! i cannot even begin to think about what you had to do to make this such a successful event. hats off to all of you! tanya goncalves, manager, technology support services, …

PARTNER FEEDBACK: LKQ CORPORATIONBy Skills Canada

It’s great to see the attendance, messaging and efforts skills canada dedicates in support of trades. we appreciate the opportunity to be a part of the future. paul reichert, canadian director, industry relations, lkq corporation canada

PARTNER FEEDBACK: CENOVUS ENERGYBy Skills Canada

It’s great to see the enthusiasm and dedication of the competitors and their coaches; and the level of competition helps champion the future of the skilled trades in canada. at cenovus energy, we realize the important contribution that …

PARTNER FEEDBACK : SHELL CANADABy Skills Canada

It was a privilege for shell to experience how skills canada has grown its involvement in developing and bringing positive exposure to the trades sector over the last 20 years. it sheds light on the growing need for skilled trades in the …

PARTNER FEEDBACK: PCL CONSTRUCTORS CANADABy Skills Canada

My experience at the skills canada national competition was a first and an eye-opener: the engagement of the participants; the excitement of those discovering a passion for the first time; the focus, abilities and ingenuity of the …

PARTNER FEEDBACK: UA CANADABy Skills Canada

Ua canada financially supported and attended world skills calgary 2009 in a big way, and it was quite a show. we support skills canada in a big way, and it is also quite a big show. it is the only place that we know of where young people can …

WHAT I LEARNED AT SCNC 2014By Skills Canada

By jacob gervais-miguel i am 17 years-old and this past june i attended my first skills canada national competition as a volunteer. i had never heard of such an event before. my mom, who was working with skills canada, tried explaining …

INTERVIEW WITH RICHARD BEAULIEU, SHOP FOREMAN FOR SERVICE OAKVILLE VOLKSWAGENBy Skills Canada

I am an automotive technician and what i enjoy most about my profession are the challenges that come with diagnosing and repairing technology that is constantly evolving. these challenges are what motivate me every day. some of the skills …

SPRINKLER SYSTEMS INSTALLERS SAVE LIVESBy Skills Canada

Sprinklerfitters, as they are commonly known, are personally responsible for the safety of individuals that work or live in the buildings where they install sprinkler systems.  this changed around ten years ago when it was all about the …

MARTIN COUTURE EXPLAINS HOW HE TURNED A PASSION INTO A CAREER!By Skills Canada

What made you decide to pursue a career in the skilled trades? one word: passion! when i was young, i was already a technician and i fixed all my unmanned toys. now i really enjoy helping my friends fix their cars and helping customers …