Community Support

Skills Canada

  • National organization launched in 1998

    • Offices in all ten provinces and three territories
    • Canada’s Member Organization of WorldSkills


    • To encourage and support a coordinated Canadian approach to promoting skilled trades and technologies to youth.

    Vale Canada Limited (Vale) has increased its support of Skills Canada from its existing partnership with Skills Manitoba to include sponsorship of the SCC national secretariat, and its Member Organizations in Newfoundland and Labrador, and Ontario in support of various provincial-based initiatives.

    The partnerships are based on Vale’s national and regional priorities and include in-school presentation and educational programs, as well as presence at provincial competitions. Vale is also the Official Sponsor of the 2015 WorldSkills Team Canada Night Reception, being held at the WorldSkills Competition in São Paulo, Brazil, August 11 – 16.

    MP Pierre Poilievre speaks in front of a crowd of Skills volunteers