Media Kit

Press Releases

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 - Ontario, released August 21, 2019


The Honourable Ross Romano, Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities, visits Skills Ontario Summer Camp today, released 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 May 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

Skills Ontario presents recommendations for the Ontario Apprenticeship System to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs, during pre-budget consultations, released January 29, 2019

Recent Media


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

Cardboard Boats Make Waves in Pool, The Chronicle Journal, November 10, 2018

Young Women's Skills Exploration Event, Bayshore Broadcasting, November 1, 2018

Sprinkler Fitter Apprentice Wins International Competition, Daily Commercial News, October 4, 2018

Filling the Skills Gap: Innovative Automation Invests in its Employees, PLANT, September 4, 2018

Owen Sound - Area Youth Try Out Skilled Trade, Owen Sound Sun Times, July 26, 2018

Provincial skills and trades camp has Indigenous focus, Gananoque Reporter, July 25, 2018

Skilled Trades are a Viable Option, The Kincardine Independent, July 23, 2018

Skills Ontario Summer Camps Develop Skills, Career Awareness in Youth, Electrical Industry Canada, July 16, 2018

Students sharpen skills at summer camp in Guelph, Guelph Mercury Tribune, July 10, 2018

Electrical solutions provider supports Skills Canada competition, MRO Magazine, July 4, 2018

Ontario College of Trades, Skills Ontario engage youth in the skilled trades, HPAC Magazine, June 25, 2018

Toromont Cat apprentice wins gold at Skills Ontario competition, Equipment Journal, June 13, 2018

DDSB students win 7 medals at Skills Ontario,, June 13, 2018

Canadore College student wins gold at National Skills Competition, Skies Magazine, June 7, 2018