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Skills in the Family

Meet the Bennetts.

Two generations of Skills Ontario competitors who know skills from the trades are skills for life.

Skills Ontario alumnus forms organization for Indigenous youth

In 2012, Evan Veryerd snagged a silver medal in cabinet-making at the Skills Ontario Competition. Today, he is a woodworking instructor at Katarowki Aboriginal School in Kingston, ON.

“Based on how much I know the trades helped me build confidence and develop into the person I am today, I thought helping bring those same opportunities, in the form of focus programs, to students who otherwise wouldn’t have them, could make a real impact in their lives,” he said.

Sponsor Feature: Sheridan College

Sheridan College is one of Canada’s leading postsecondary institutions, serving over 23,000 full time students at several campuses in the western Greater Toronto Area.

The Skills Ontario Board of Directors announces Gail Smyth’s retirement as Executive Director

The Skills Ontario Board of Directors has announced the retirement of Gail Smyth as Executive Director of Skills Ontario. Smyth had planned to retire later this year, but due to medical reasons decided to retire early, after leading the organization for over 20 years.

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