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A true champion of skills

Mar 13 2017

Darryl Spector joined the Skills Ontario Board of Directors last year, and we are proud to have him a part of our team as a true champion of career awareness and skills development for youth!


Winners crowned at Cardboard Boat Race Championships

Mar 10 2017

Skills Ontario’s Cardboard Boat Race Championships saw 57 teams face off over the span of two days at the Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex. Sponsored by 3M and Norampac Cascades, Skills Ontario Cardboard Boat Races connect education, hands-on experience, and employability skills.



Bur Oak Secondary School does it again!

Feb 24 2017

Congratulations to this year’s People’s Choice Secondary Video winners: Bur Oak Secondary School Team 1! Bur Oak S.S., part of the York Region District School Board, takes the People’s Choice prize for the second year in a row!



Skills Ontario and Magna International Partner On Skill Development Programs

Feb 23 2017

Skills Ontario will receive a $100,000 investment from Magna International in support of the 2017 Skills Ontario Competition, Skills Ontario Young Women’s Initiatives, and Skills Ontario Summer Camps. The investment from Magna International will help Skills Ontario accommodate a growing number of students who want to participate in the various skill development programs that the organization offers.