Media & Press Releases

Recent Press Releases

Team Ontario brings home 38 medals from the 2024 Skills Canada National CompetitionJune 5, 2024

Skills Ontario supports Ontario's strong investments in skilled trades in today's budgetMarch 26, 2024

Students designs inspire the pin and medal for the 2024 Skills Ontario Contest, March 20, 2024

Enbridge Gas and Skills Ontario renew partnership to continue empowering underrepresented youth to pursue skilled trade & tech careers, November 15, 2023

Skills Ontario applauds Ontario's investments into Skilled Trades & Technology education programs following the FES, November 2, 2023

Skills Ontario Trades & Tech Truck at the Learning, Earning, and LivingCK Career Expo and Job Fair, October 18, 2023


Skills Ontario is celebrating International Day of the Girl, opens registration for in-person and virtual events, September 18, 2023


Skills Ontario receives over $5-million in funding for additional mobile learning units in Trades & Tech Truck Program, July 25, 2023


Team Ontario competitors bring home 39 medals from the 2023 Skills Canada National Competition,  June 1, 2023


Skills Ontario welcomes new partnership with Insurance Bureau of Canada to help underrepresented youth learn about the skilled trades and technologies, May 29, 2023


Ontario youth compete for gold in skilled trades and technology contests at Skills Canada National Competition, May 23, 2023


 Student designs inspire the pin and medal for the 2023 Skills Ontario Competition, April 4, 2023


Skills Ontario applauds provincial government in new mandatory high school graduation requirement to increase interest in the skilled trades, March 10, 2023


Skills Ontario and Humber College celebrate Ontario competitors at WorldSkills Competition, new skilled trades scholarship also announced, February 9, 2023  


Skills Ontario sees the pay off from provincial investments into skilled trades programming, February 2, 2023 


Enbridge Gas partnership with Skills Ontario aims to empower underrepresented youth to pursue skilled trades & tech careers, October 3, 2022

Melissa Young, Chief Executive Officer and Registrar of Skilled Trades Ontario, visits Skills Ontario Summer Camp at Sheridan College, August 16, 2022

Skills Ontario welcomes visitors to Trades & Tech Truck at Skilled Trades Appreciation Night in Brantford,
July 25, 2022


Skills Ontario shows support for Ontario government’s investment in skilled trade education within modernized curriculum, July 25, 2022


Skills Ontario celebrates key partner Sheridan College, host of WorldSkills Industrial Mechanics competition, July 25, 2022


Team Ontario competitors earn 51 medals at 2022 Sills Canada National Competition, May 31, 2022


Skills Ontario officially launches new Trades & Tech Truck at Fix Network’s Milton facility, April 29, 2022


Skills Ontario sets to #BreakTheBias and deliver its virtual 2022 International Women’s Day Conference and Workshop, offering complementary attendance, March 1, 2022


Skills Ontario presents pre-budget recommendations to Minister’s Advisory Panel, stays committed to fostering inclusive skilled trades & tech workforce, February 14, 2022


Skills Ontario looks forward to working with
new Crown agency, Skilled Trades Ontario, January 25, 2022


Recent Media

Local Georgian student makes history with gold at Skills Ontario,,  June 5, 2023

Team Ontario wins 39 medals at Skills Canada National Competition, Daily Commercial News, June 5, 2023

Partners in Progress: IBC partners with Skills Ontario to support Indigenous Initiatives,, June 5, 2023

Bayside Secondary student to represent Ontario in national welding competition, INQUINTE.CA, May 18, 2023

KLDCS students capture gold, two bronze Skills Ontario medals, Timmins Press, May 8, 2023

Fleming College students shine at Skills Ontario, PBTO Today, May 8, 2023

'It was the best moment of my life so far': UTES brings home gold,, May 7, 2023

Georgian students win gold, silver at Skills Ontario Competition,, May 6, 2023

Area students medal at Skills Ontario Competition,, May 5, 2023

'Team Sudbury' has mulitple Skills Ontario podium finishes,, May 5, 2023

Barrie students medal at Skills Ontario Competition,, May 5, 2023

Fegus Students Win Gold at Skills Ontario Competition in Toronto,, May 5, 2023

Huron-Perth students good as gold at Skills Ontario Competition,, May 4, 2023

Loyalist takes home gold at 2023 Skills Ontario Competition, Belleville Intelligencer, May 4, 2023

The Future is Bright: Skills Canada Ontario 2023 autobody and car painting winners announced,, May 4, 2023

Going for gold in the skilled trades, City News Toronto, May 2, 2023

VCI student cooking at provincial competition,, May 1, 2023

Ontario mandates tech credit for high school diploma, March 15, 2023

Hayley MacKay from Skills Ontario with 980 CFPL, 'A Woodstock, Ont. woman working in the skilled trades,' March 8, 2023 

Skills Ontario and Humber College celebrate Ont. competitors at WorldSkills Competition, February 10, 2023

Skills Ontario points out top five in-demand trades post-pandemic, January 20, 2023

Trades & Tech Truck visits Sudbury schools,, October 28, 2022

Marymount Students Take First Place in Skills Ontario Challenge, Sudbury Catholic DSB, October 28, 2022

Skills Ontario reopens summer camps, CTV News Kitchener, June 28, 2022

The Trades & Tech Truck on the Marilyn Dennis Show, May 12, 2022

Skills on the Go: Skills Ontario unveils Trades and Tech Truck at Fix Network event, Collision Repair Magazine, April 29, 2022

Skills Ontario Launches New Trades & Tech Truck, Electrical Industry Newsweek, April 21, 2022

Partner for Progress: General Motors sponsors Skills Ontario Young Women’s Initiatives program, Collision Repair Mag, February 22, 2022

Skills Ontario presents pre-budget recommendations to Minister’s Advisory Panel, Canadian Manufcaturing, February 14, 2022

Skill Scrolling: Skills Ontario launches jobs, training app for skilled trades, Collision Repair Mag, January 18, 2022

Sudbury Catholic Students in grades 7-12 join Skills Ontario’s Discovery Day, Sudbury Catholic DSB, December 13, 2021

Conestoga graduate recognized with Dream Builder award, Education News Canada, December 8, 2021

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