2018 Skills Ontario Competition by the numbers

Press Releases

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

Skills Ontario builds comprehension, support, and opportunity in trades and tech for young women, released January 10, 2019

Students Have Two Hours to Create a Seaworthy Structure, released October 31, 2018

Recent Media

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

City teen competing in national skilled trades competition, Sarnia Journal, May 30, 2018

Parry Sound High School students showcase their kitchen skills, Parry Sound North Star, May 28, 2018

29th annual Skills Ontario Competition showcases student talent, Electrical Business, May 28, 2018

A career in the skilled trades -- it’s not what it used to be, Beacon Herald, May 24, 2018

Athens teen nails skills competition, Brockville Recorder, May 22, 2018

Barrie North student wins gold medal in Skills Ontario competition,, May 21, 2018

Halton students excel at Skills Ontario competition, Inside Halton, May 18, 2018

Fanshawe students win at Skills Ontario Competition, CTV News Windsor, May 11, 2018

Skills Ontario Competition to showcase student talent, Collision Repair Mag, May 3, 2018

Address the skills gap by designing the training opportunity from scratch, MRO Magazine, April 9, 2018

Skills Ontario qualifier testing students’ abilities, St Catharines Standard, April 8, 2018

Students’ skills on display, The Kingston Whig, April 8, 2018

Changing the perception of women in trades, Bay Today, April 6, 2018

Other Resources

2018 Skills Ontario Competition Guide
2017 Skills Ontario Competition Guide

2016 Skills Ontario Competition Guide

2016-17 Impact Report
2016 Report to the Community

Skills Ontario Timeline