Media & Press Releases

Recent Press Releases

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

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


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

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL IS COMING UP, The Shift, October 7, 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