Media & Press Releases

Recent Press Releases

Jennifer Green, Director of Competitions and Young Women’s Initiatives at Skills Ontario, receives Women of Inspiration™ AwardNovember 16, 2021

Skills Ontario supports and applauds Government of Ontario’s “2021 Ontario Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review: Build Ontario” plan
November 4, 2021

Off to the races! Skills Ontario launches new Junk Drawer Races program
, October 15, 2021

Skills Ontario teams up with Girl Guides of Canada to empower girls to explore what were once considered “untraditional” careers
, August 4, 2021

Skills Ontario opens registration for virtual workshops, provides more opportunities for youth to explore skilled trade and technology careersJune 2, 2021

How Skills Ontario welcomed thousands to its virtual event: 2021 Skills Ontario Competition & Career Exploration Showcase a success, 
May 10, 2021

An opportunity to celebrate culture and achievement: Skills Ontario to host First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Student Conference,
 May 10, 2021

“Women have a place in these careers”: Skills Ontario aims to inspire youth at Young Women’s Conference, May 10, 2021

Skills Ontario continues to champion inclusivity within skilled trades and technologies through Persons with Exceptionalities Conference, May 10, 2021

Skills Ontario sets out to make history through GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ attempt event, May 5, 2021

Recent Media

Skills Ontario Addressing the Skills Gap With Dynamic Programs that Promote Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Trades, Electrical Industry Newsweek, November 12, 2021

For girls, by girls: Skills Ontario celebrated International Day of the Girl through virtual event, Plant Magazine, October 13, 2021

Ontario Morning from CBC Radio (Part 2), October 12, 2021

Skills Ontario Returns for International Day of The Girl with Activities to Empower Youth, onSide Media, October 11, 2021

Lindsay Chester From Skills Ontario with Loreena, The Morning Show, October 12, 2021


Skills Ontario recognizes International Day of the Girl, Daily Commercial News, October 6, 2021

Skills Ontario teams up with Girl Guides of Canada for online workshop, Daily Commercial News, August 12, 2021

Vital Signs: Skilled workers key to Hamilton’s economic recovery, The Hamilton Spectator, June 1, 2021

Skills Ontario launches its fourth challenge in the #SkillsAnywhereChallenge series, Daily Commercial News, May 10, 2021

See for Yourself: Skills Ontario Competition and Career Exploration Showcase a go for next Wednesday, CollisonRepairMag, May 4, 2021

Skills Ontario has announced May #SkillsAnywhereChallenge, Canadian Metalworking, May 3, 2021

Skills Ontario attempts to break Guinness World Record, Plumbing + HVAC, April 30, 2021

Skills Ontario Receives Generous Donation from Members of Prompt Payment Ontario, Electrical Industry News Week, April 29, 2021

Mission accomplished! Prompt Payment Ontario shuts down, Electrical Business, April 27, 2021

Skills Ontario emphasizes inclusivity to finance and economic affairs committee, Daily Commercial News, April 21, 2021