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Made by Canada Student Video Contest

Oct 1 2014

Have yourself profiled in Canada's top trade publication

Students from grade 8 through post-secondary are invited to create a video showcasing how manufacturing in the future will impact the next generation. Videos should be uploaded to YouTube and submitted with the corresponding entry form by October 24, 2014.

[Press Release] Skills Ontario awards a record eight scholarships to students excelling in the skilled trades and technologies

Aug 26 2014

Ontario, August 25, 2014 - Every year, the Skills Ontario Board of Directors awards a maximum of two scholarships to Ontario students who show great potential in the skilled trades and technologies at the Ontario Technological Skills Competition (OTSC). In an unprecedented move, the Skills Ontario Board of Directors has awarded scholarships to eight outstanding students for 2014.

Skills camp important for Durham youths

Aug 21 2014

Helping our young people get a head start on what they want to do in the future is more important than ever these days and a Durham College summer camp this month did just that.

Skills Ontario, a not-for-profit organization which promotes the skilled trades and technologies, held The Skills Work! Camp, a week-long day program for kids entering grades 8 and 9, at the Whitby campus in August.

Program showcases career in skilled trades

Jul 29 2014

TIMMINS - A group of local students learned there's another option besides going to university or college for traditional academics.

Nine students from Grades 7 and 8 participated in a week-long program hosted by Skills Canada Ontario