Media Kit

Press Releases

Skills Ontario receives additional $5 million in support from Government of Ontario to promote skilled trades, released June 30, 2020

Skills Ontario strengthens leadership from the private sector
released June 29, 2020

Skills Ontario encourages Ontarians to get creative with the virtual #SkillsLogoChallenge, promotes skilled trades and tech careers
, released June 22, 2020

Skills Ontario recognizes National Indigenous Peoples Day, continues to provide opportunities for Indigenous youth to explore career opportunities, released June 21, 2020

Skills Ontario hosts Virtual Business Summit: Post
COVID-19 strategies—A Skills Based Recovery, released June 15, 2020

Skills Ontario offers virtual Summer Camps, encourages youth across Ontario to explore the skilled trades and technologies, released June 12, 2020

Skills Ontario challenges Ontarians to build paper towers through #SkillsAtHome series, continues to encourage skilled trade and tech career exploration, released June 10, 2020

Skills Ontario and the Ontario Council for Technology Education (OCTE) grant 2020 Dick Hopkins Award to Mario Blouin, celebrate excellence in technology education, released June 9, 2020

Skills Ontario hosts 2020 Virtual Skills Ontario Contests, provides students with opportunities to compete in skilled trade and tech fields, released June 3, 2020

Fifth challenge in Skills Ontario’s #SkillsAtHome challenge series takes off, encourages skill development, released May 25, 2020

Skills Ontario announces #SkillsBridgeChallenge in #SkillsAtHome series, calls for submissions to encourage skill-building in design, planning, and construction, released May 11, 2020

 

Skills Ontario hosts virtual “First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Student Conference” for Indigenous youthreleased May 8, 2020

Skills Ontario offers “Women in Skilled Trades and
Technologies Conference” as free online webinar, released May 1, 2020

Skills Ontario launches #SkillsWackyHairChallenge as part of #SkillsAtHome series, released April 27, 2020

Skills Ontario announces second challenge in #SkillsAtHome series, continues to encourage skilled trades and tech education at homereleased April 14, 2020

 Skills Ontario launches #SkillsAtHome challenge series on Twitter, promotes exploration of skilled trades and technologies, released March 28, 2020

Skills Ontario celebrates International Women’s Day, continues to empower young women to pursue skilled trade and tech careers, released February March 6, 2020

Countdown Launched for the 2020 Skills Ontario Competition, released February 21, 2020

Skills Ontario partners with collaborating organizations, KickAss Careers, Women in Renewable Energy, and Women of Powerline Technicians, to encourage young women to pursue skilled trade and tech careers, released February 6, 2020

Skills Ontario and ORIGIN sign MOU to promote skilled trade and tech careers, provide employability skill-building opportunities through ImmersiveLink Virtual Reality, released February 5, 2020


Skills Ontario debunks myths about skilled trades
released January 31, 2020

 

Skills Ontario supports government’s marketing initiatives to address skilled trades shortage, will continue to provide experiential learning opportunities, released January 10, 2020

 

Skills Ontario thanks and celebrates Volunteers, Alumni, and Sponsors at Appreciation Evening, presents Glenn Beatty Award, released December 6, 2019

Skills Ontario launches #FillTheToolbox engagement campaign to raise funds and celebrate 30 year anniversary, released December 3, 2019

 

Enbridge Gas presents cheque to Skills Ontario, continues support for the First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Initiatives program, released November 15, 2019

 

Skills Ontario celebrates National Skilled Trades and Technology Week, applauds provincial government’s emphasis on skilled trade career promotion, released November 7, 2019

 

Skills Ontario debunks stereotypes and brings experiential learning opportunities in skilled trade and tech sectors to young women, released October 22, 2019

 

Ontario students prepare to set sail at Skills Ontario Cardboard Boat Races, released October 21, 2019


Team Canada makes country proud at 2019 WorldSkills Competition
, released August 27, 2019

 

A Message of Condolences on the Passing of Ray Keery, One of the Original Founders of Skills Canada - Ontarioreleased August 21, 2019

 

The Honourable Ross Romano, Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities, visits Skills Ontario Summer Camp todayreleased July 31, 2019

 

Skills Ontario recognizes and celebrates World Youth Skills Dayreleased July 15, 2019

Recent Media

Skills Ontario encourages Ontarians to get creative with the virtual #SkillsLogoChallenge, Construction Links Network, June 23, 2020

Skills Ontario hosts 2020 Virtual Skills Ontario Contests, the onside, June 3, 2020

Skills Ontario launches #SkillsAtHome challenge series on Twitter, Construction Links Network, March 30, 2020

Skills Ontario, women’s trades groups join forces, Daily Commercial News, March 10, 2020

Indigenous youth get a closer look at skilled trades in Sudbury, CTV Northern News, February 25, 2020

Skills Ontario partners organizations to encourage young women to pursue skilled trade and tech careers, Ontario Construction News, February 11, 2020

Industry Perspectives Op-Ed: Skills Ontario debunks old myths about working in skilled trades, Daily Commercial News, February 10, 2020

Skills Ontario and ORIGIN sign MOU to promote skilled trade and tech careers, Construction Links Network, February 8, 2020

Skills Ontario event aimed at getting girls interested and excited about trades (8 photos), GuelphToday, February 6, 2020

Skills Ontario debunks five myths about skilled trades, Canadian Manufacturing, February 4, 2020

Animal charity benefits from student-built dog houses, SooToday, January 23, 2020

New Ontario trade recruitment campaign called a ‘smart first step,’ by industry, Daily Commercial News, January 16, 2020

Students' eyes opened to skilled trades, North Bay Nugget, January 15, 2020

Skills Ontario supports government’s marketing initiatives to address skilled trades shortage, will continue to provide experiential learning opportunities, Construction Links Network, January 10, 2020

#FillTheToolbox engagement and fundraising campaign launched by Skills Ontario, Daily Commercial News, December 19, 2019

Glengarry Students Compete to Build Wind Turbines, Ontario Council for Technology Education, December 17, 2019

Skills Ontario Recognizes Efforts Of Supporters, Mechanical Business, December 16, 2019

Skills Ontario launches #FillTheToolbox engagement campaign, Canadian Manufacturing, December 10, 2020

Enbridge Gas Continues Skills Ontario Backing, Mechanical Business, November 20, 2019

Skills Ontario Summer Camp comes to Mohawk College’s Stoney Creek campus, HamiltonNews.com, August 2, 2019

Want a career in the trades? How to choose the right one for you, Canadian Business, July 30, 2019 

Summer camp gives students a look at future in trades, Guelph Today, July 4, 2019

Verge built up her construction career from a childhood dream, Daily Commercial News, June 28, 2019

Mohawk well represented at Skills Ontario, Skills Canada, Mohawk News Desk, June 14, 2019

School Awards (VIDEO), CTV Barrie, May 14, 2019

Georgian College Strikes Gold Yet Again (VIDEO), CTV Barrie, May 13, 2019

Catholic students shine in provincial skills competitions, Guelph Today, May 13, 2019

Georgian students take home hardware from Skills Ontario Competition, Barrie Today, May 10, 2019

Werstler’s win gold at Skills Ontario, Dryden Now, May 10, 2019

Two DHS Students Honoured For Their Construction Skills, CKDR 92.7 FM, May 10, 2019

Collingwood student codes into medal spot at Skills Ontario competition, Collingwood Today, May 9, 2019

The Stanley Cup of Skills Competitions – Team Sudbury Heads Back to Skills Ontario, Cambrian College News, May 1, 2019

Skills Ontario Competition celebrates 30th anniversary, United Steelworkers, April 24, 2019

Elementary students show off their skills, The Oshawa Express, March 29, 2019

Students competing in skilled trades challenge are 'future workforce', Owen Sound: The Sun Times, March 26, 2019

HPS animation team headed for Ontario Skills Competition, Huntsville Doppler, March 20, 2019

Aberfoyle School Cardboard Boat Teams in Top Half of Provincial Championship, puslinchToday, March 19, 2019

Durham teacher says learning construction skills 'revolutionary' for students, durhamregion.com, March 12, 2019

Casting off, The Kitchener Record, March 6, 2019

Did you know a cardboard boat can carry 510 lbs? These Algonquin students proved it, sudbury.com, March 4, 2019

Students will share their learning at local Skills Ontario competition, Sault Online, March 3, 2019

First look at trades jobs, The Belleville Intelligencer, February 20, 2019

Encouraging women into the trades, The Belleville Intelligencer, February 15, 2019

Congratulations To Aberfoyle School Cardboard Boat Teams!, Puslinch Today, February 7, 2019

Skills Ontario hosts Trades & Tech Day for First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Students in Sault Ste. Marie, Sault Online, February 7, 2019