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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.

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 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.

Insight Manufacturing General Operations
August 1, 2019  

Leading young people into skilled trades is paying off

…but more work is needed to curb shortage.

Feature Manufacturing General
September 24, 2018  

Teaching skills: how to improve your success rate

Seven critical elements that will make a difference.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
May 2, 2018  

Magna invests $125,000 for Skills Ontario initiatives

Auto parts maker will also offer jobs to medalists in the industrial contests.

Feature Manufacturing General Machinery and Equipment Maintenance
December 4, 2017  

Multiskilling: A tool for acquiring missing trade skills

Maintenance pros learn best with real-world, hands on activities that demonstrate applications.

News Manufacturing General
June 26, 2017  

Ontario needs innovative skills and apprenticeship training: study

Recommends that more emphasis be placed on creative online learning.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
September 27, 2016  

Michigan prison’s ‘vocational village’ provides inmate job training

Research finds that prisoners receiving educational training were 43% less likely to re-offend than those who did not.

News Manufacturing General
August 18, 2015  

WorldSkills Team Canada scores 5 medals in Brazil

Canadians also brought home 10 medallions of excellence.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 18, 2014  

Foreign credential requirements eased for 10 occupations

Agreement with provinces will help lessen the need for temporary foreign workers.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations General
July 17, 2014  

Progress made with provinces on apprenticeships: Kenney

Provinces will report in the fall on the harmonization of 10 key trades over the next 18 months.