Media Kit

Press Releases

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


Skills Ontario recognizes and celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day, released June 21, 2019


Skills Ontario Summer Camps develop skills and career awareness for youth, released June 17, 2019


Skills Ontario competitors representing the province win big at Skills Canada National Competitionreleased May 31, 2019

Skills Ontario congratulates and celebrates medalists moving on to Skills Canada National Competitionreleased March 23, 2019


Skills Ontario Competition medalists move on to national level, released May 17, 2019

Skills Ontario and Edge Factor partnering to create video series highlighting 2019 Skills Ontario Competition and career opportunities in skilled trades and tech, released May 4, 2019


Skills Ontario Competition set to return for 30th anniversary, released April 25, 2019


Skills Ontario applauds measures to develop apprenticeships and skilled trade & tech careers, released April 11, 2019

Students vie for spots at Skills Ontario Competition, released April 2, 2019

Skills Ontario recognizes and supports plans to restore Ontario’s math curriculum, released March 15, 2019

Skills Ontario celebrates International Women's Day, released March 8, 2019

Skills Ontario hosts Trades & Tech Day for First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Students in Sault Ste. Marie, released February 5, 2019

Recent Media

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,, 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,, 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,, 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