Ontario, August 25, 2014 - Every year, the Skills Ontario Board of Directors awards a maximum of two scholarships to Ontario students who show great potential in the skilled trades and technologies at the Ontario Technological Skills Competition (OTSC). In an unprecedented move, the Skills Ontario Board of Directors has awarded scholarships to eight outstanding students for 2014.
This morning Gail Smith, Executive Director of Skills Ontario, and David Tsubouchi, Registrar and CEO of the Ontario College of Trades, were nominated for the #ALSIceBucketChallenge. This one's a good one, catch the video here.
Helping our young people get a head start on what they want to do in the future is more important than ever these days and a Durham College summer camp this month did just that.
Skills Ontario, a not-for-profit organization which promotes the skilled trades and technologies, held The Skills Work! Camp, a week-long day program for kids entering grades 8 and 9, at the Whitby campus in August.
WHITBY -- A group of students who took a summer camp program at Durham College could help rectify the skills shortage that Ontario is facing.