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October 6, 2017 - NAIT helping represent Canada at Abu Dhabi skills competition

June 15, 2017 - Luchak showcases top mechanic skills in Canada

May 24, 2017 - Siblings show their skills at competition

May 23, 2017 - Students put skills to the test

May 23, 2017 - Students move on to national skills competition

May 22, 2017 - Students excel at skills competition

May 18, 2017 - Animated short wins local teens silver medal

May 17, 2017 - Local students compete in trades at competition

May 17, 2017 - HTA student brings home the gold in skills competition

May 17, 2017 - Two students off to Skills Nationals

May 16, 2017 - Red Deer students succeed at provincial skills competition

May 10, 2017 - Education Minister announces $16.4 million in dual credit funding

May 5, 2017 - SHS student showing welding skills

May 4, 2017 - Students head to provincial skills competition

May 3, 2017 - Sturgeon's got skills

May 3, 2017 - NW Alberta regional skills competition

May 3, 2017 - Glenmary students heading to skills Canada provincials

May 3, 2017 - Sexsmith secondary students to get new tools

April 27, 2017 - Red Deer public and Catholic students test their skills

April 26, 2017 - MHC hosts annual regional skills competition

April 03, 2017 - Trading up: Calgary millwright represents Canada at 2017 WorldSkills competition

March 29, 2017 - Regional students among the best at Skills Canada Alberta competition

June 14, 2016 - Foothills Composite Students Represent out on the East Coast

June 14, 2016 - Local trades students could represent Canada at international competition

April 26, 2016 - MCHS students ready to show off their SKILLS 

April 13, 2016 - Sparks fly at the 2016 South West Regional Skills Canada Competition

May 08, 2015 - Highly Skilled Trade and Technology Students Compete in Massive Skills Competition

Archived News Releases

Media Contact:
Victoria Anderson, Communications Coordinator, Skills Canada Alberta
Phone: 780-809-1369 Cell: 780-405-3534 victoriaa@skillsalberta.com  

Skills in the news... 

Calgary Students All Aboard for Cardboard Boat Race - Calgary Metro

Calgary Autobody Mechanic Headed to Brazil to Compete in World Skills Trades Competition - Calgary Sun

Provincial Skills Competition gives students a chance to ply their trades - Edmonton Journal

St. Albert to show skills at national competition - St. Albert Gazette

MHC bursting with skills at regional competition - Medicine Hat News

Students Medal at Skills Competition - St. Paul Journal

Partnership with TransCanada makes a big difference for a local school -  Wetaskiwin Times

2014

National Gold Medalist Finds a path to success in Autobody Repair - Calgary Herald

Westlock wins Silver at Provincials - Westlock

St Albert to show of Skills at National Competition - St Albert Gazette

North West Students heading to Skills Canada National Competitoin - Daily Herald Tribune

Skills competition - all about exploring the possibilities - Fairview Post

Lacombe students ready to show off their Skills - Lacombe Globe

Staples students net gold and silver at Skills - Westlock News

Teen filmmakers heading to Provincials  - Airdrie Echo

Morinville mechanic to test his skills at provincial competition - Morinville News

Southwest Alberta high-school students showed they are skilled in the trades -  Prairie Post

2013

Teacher Recognized for Excellence - Sherwood Park News

Central Albertans going to Skills Alberta - Red Deer Advocate

RDC students sweep Skills awards - Red Deer Express

Local students gain experience at the Skills Competition - The Daily Herald Tribune

High School Students Show they are SKILLed - Prairie Post

From Try-A-Trade to Gold Medal - HQ Grande Prairie

GP Students at Regionals - Daily Herald

North West Results are in - Fairview Post

Leduc Comp students prove they have the skills - Leduc Rep

Southwest Students show they are skilled in the Trades - Prairie Post

Nolan Spak on Team Canada - Edmonton Journal

Skills Competition Coming - Fairview Post

Skills in the Classroom - Edmonton Journal

Skills Canada on Canada AM - CTV

Experience, ongoing learning transforms trade into many-faceted career - Edmonton Journal

New high school program gets big boost - Vulcan Advocate

Mechanic finds cool way to make a living - Edmonton Journal

Edmonton man wins gold at WorldSkills Americas event - iNews 880

Alberta's about more than just beef! - Edmonton Sun 

Local chefs head for Brazil - The St. Albert Gazette

WorldSkills team includes GP born talent - The Daily Hearald Tribune

Back to School - The Didsbury Review

Skilled trades talent shortage is next crisis for Canadian businesses - National Post

A Day for Trades - Edmonton Sun

Skills Canada part of Chinese Conference on labour shortages - Calgary Herald

Team Canada's Mike Scheideman - National Post

Wetaskiwin apprentice wins Skills Canada gold - The Wetaskiwin Times

Calamr student takes silver at the National Skills competition - The Leduc Rep

Innisfail student places in National Skills competition - Innisfail Province

Skills Canada to donate tools used in Competition - Manufacturing Automation

NAIT apprentices qualify to compete against world's top up-and-coming tradespeople - Nait Newsroom

Tools used at the 2012 Skills Canada National competition in Edmonton donated to Alberta Schools - Daily Commercial News

Student nails national skills title - Okotoks Western Wheel

HTA grad like a machine at competition - Okotoks Western Wheel

Foothills Composite grad welds his way to Germany - Okotoks Western Wheel

The trade skills to pay the bills - The Hinton Parklander

Skills Canada delivers on its commitment to advancing Skilled Trade Education - The Sacramento Bee

Tyler Hore to represent Canada at Worldskills - Collisionrepairmag.com

Comp students medal at Skills Nationals - Lloydminster Source

Students shine at Skills - Meridian Booster

Halton's Team Cuisine - The Pincher Creek Echo

Olds College students win Gold medals at Skills Canada - Olds College

Chef cooks his way to a silver - St. Albert Gazette

Bronze at Skills for St. Joes - Daily Hearld Tribune

Youth from across Canada honing skills in Edmonton - Metro Edmonton

Top Talent Awarded at Skills Canada National Competition - Canada Newswire

Vying fo Gold in the trades - 24 Hours Edmonton

Eleven NAIT apprentices competing on the National stage - NAIT Newsroom

Staples places bronze at Skills Alberta - Innisfail Province

Erskine youths show their skills at the Provincial level - Stettler Independent

Lacombe students compete at provincials - The Lacombe Globe

Students show skills at competition - St. Albert Gazette

Brooks Composite does the job at S.E. Skill Competition - Prairie Post

Provincial Level Competition For Local Students At Skills Alberta - HQ Grande Prairie

BRHS students qualify for Provincials at Regional Skills Competition - Beaverlodge & District News

Regional skills competition showcases local talent in trades - 40 Mile County Comentator

Cosmetology students make the provincial cut - Stettler Independent

Students show off thier skills at Regional Competition - The Prairie Post

Magrath Students' Skills shine through at West Regional Competition - The Lethbridge Hearld

North West Alberta Regional Skills Canada Competition 2012 winners - Fairview Post

Cenovus energy Sharing the excitement of trades and technical careers with youth at the 2012 Skills National Competition - Edmonton Journal

Lakeland hosts skills competition - The Vermillion and Area Voice

Students shine in Trade Competition - Lloydminster

Students Showcase talents in Sports/Art - The Vermillion Standard 

Local High School students ready to show off their Skills - Daily Herald Tribune

North west Alberta Regional Skills Competition 2012 - Fairview Post

PCHS students at Skills Canada - Ponoka News

Cosmetology Program great preperation for students - Medicine Hat News

High Schools getting ready for 'Olympic style' Skills competition - Medicine Hat News

Students Skills send them to Provincials - The Western Review

Construction Underway - The Vulcan Advocate

On your mark, get set, create - The Lethbridge Herald

Local Company Recognized for Support of Skills Alberta - Grande Prairie Local News

Cooking up a Storm - Fort McMurray Today

Trade Skills put to test - Red Deer Advocate

Skills' Competition an attraction for judges, too - Medicine Hat News

Region Skills Alberta Competition this weekend - Grande Prairie Local News

Students tune up for national skills contest - Fort McMurray Today

Canada’s top young tradespeople to face off in Edmonton - Edmonton Journal

SE Alta. Reginal Skills event attracting many Students - Prairie Post

Mannville Students competing in Lakeland Regional Skills Competition - Vermilion Standard

North West Ramping up for Competition - GP Local News

Nationals Coming to Edmonton - Edmonton Journal