News Manufacturing General
November 15, 2021  

Skills Ontario addresses skills gap with programs promoting diversity in trades sector

Skills Ontario is hosting a series of online virtual

News Government General
October 13, 2021  

For girls, by girls: Skills Ontario celebrated International Day of the Girl through virtual event

Skills Ontario hosted a series of free online events

News Government Economy General
October 6, 2021  

Ontario providing investment into Skills Development Fund

The Ontario government is providing an additional $83 million

Feature Business Operations
September 13, 2021  

Skill acquisition and definition – The Dreyfus Model

In 1980, a couple of brothers with the last name Dreyfus proposed a model of skill acquisition that has gone on to have a fair bit of influence on discussions about learning, process, and practice. Later, they would go on to publish a book based on this paper and, in that book, they would refine the model a bit to its current form.

News Automotive Government General
December 18, 2020  

Ontario supporting laid-off auto workers in Windsor

Action centre provides employment services and training to those who lost their jobs

News Manufacturing General
December 2, 2020  

Eight in 10 Canadian manufacturers face skills shortage: CME

Pandemic, COVID-19 government relief, health concerns, family responsibilities add to the problem.

Insight Manufacturing Technology
April 30, 2020  

Industry 4.0: Technology and the human side of change

Work with existing employees to implement new technologies in a way that is still beneficial to all.

News Manufacturing General
April 16, 2020  

Skills Ontario announces second challenge in #SkillsAtHome series

Applicants are to decorate a cookie with a skilled trade and technology theme with a safety component.

Feature Manufacturing General
March 17, 2020  

Wanted: skilled workers, shortage hampers business competitiveness

CME survey shows 85% of companies are having trouble filling job vacancies.

News Manufacturing General
March 10, 2020  

Countdown is on for the 2020 Skills Ontario Competition

Young people put to the test in more than 70 contests, including robotics, mechatronics, coding and welding.

Insight Manufacturing General
March 7, 2020  

We need more women in skilled trades

Looming shortage of apprentices means lost profits and paycheques for Ontarians

News Manufacturing Economy General
February 13, 2020  

Better access to immigration needed to address worker shortages: CFIB

Study shows more than 75% of SMEs have had difficulty hiring workers over the past five years due to skills and labour needs.

News Manufacturing General
February 4, 2020  

Skills Ontario debunks five myths about skilled trades

To address skills and labour shortage, young people should be encouraged to seek careers in trades, technology.

News Government Manufacturing General
January 23, 2020  

Canada can do better retraining workers displaced by disruptive tech

High-quality evaluations of employment training programs will help policy-makers identify the best models to prepare workers for the future.

Insight Manufacturing General
December 16, 2019  

Manufacturing jobs and the future

They have grown more rapidly in Canada and the US than the workforce as a whole.

News Manufacturing General
December 10, 2019  

Skills Ontario launches #FillTheToolbox engagement campaign

Initiative is looking for support from 240 donors for programs that will encourage youth to engage in skilled trades.

Feature Manufacturing General Machinery and Equipment Maintenance
October 31, 2019  

Skills for the future: Digital competence will be essential

Canada continues to lag in development efforts.

News Manufacturing Economy General
October 21, 2019  

Skills shortage hampers manufacturers’ competitiveness: CME

Survey shows 85% of companies from across Canada are having trouble filling job vacancies.

Insight Manufacturing General
September 23, 2019  

New approaches needed 
for workforce development

The use of new digital technlogies is reshaping the way education and training is being delivered.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
August 23, 2019  

Quebec accepted 40% fewer skilled workers in first half of 2019

Province suffers from labour shortages in all regions, business groups wants 60,000 immigrants a year.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 9, 2019  

Future Skills Centre invests $7.65M to transition displaced workers

Innovation projects will test and evaluate approaches to support thousands of workers facing career transitions.

News Construction Energy Manufacturing General
June 17, 2019  

LNG Canada, JGC Fluor to attract more women to skilled trades

Four-week workforce development program aims to recruit, train, support and employ them in construction trades.

Feature Manufacturing General
April 30, 2019  

Smart recruiting for the future

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Feature Manufacturing General
April 30, 2019  

Connecting with young workers

Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partners: Millennials and Generation

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News Energy Manufacturing General
April 30, 2019  

Durham College, OPG, IBB collaborate on boilermaker program

Students will experience three weeks of essential industry training and paid work placements.

News Energy Manufacturing General
April 11, 2019  

Keeping Canada’s power on will require 20,000 new workers by 2022

Demand for new workers is complicated by the fact many of the jobs require substantial training.

News Manufacturing Economy General
December 4, 2018  

Canada’s employers boost salaries to attract new talent

But the Hays annual salary survey shows pay for existing staff lags.

Feature Manufacturing General
September 4, 2018  

Filling the skills gap: Innovative Automation Invests in its employees

Want to find and keep skilled workers? Here’s a thought: develop them.

News Government Manufacturing General
June 25, 2018  

Government needs to do more to resolve skills shortage: cybersecurity experts

Opportunity for Canada to export expertise and technology, but there’s also a danger of the country losing its talented people.

Insight Manufacturing General
May 31, 2018  

The need to nurture a skills economy

We can’t talk about the future of work without also talking about the future of education.

News Manufacturing General Technology
May 10, 2018  

Wohlers and CRIQ partner on additive manufacturing skills training

Aimed at designers, engineers, and managers wanting to learn how to design parts.

News Manufacturing General
March 26, 2018  

Human skills best way for workers to adjust to rise of the machines: study

Seeks national review of post-secondary programs to ensure more focus on foundational skills.