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2019 Skills Manitoba Competition

April 12, 2019

The 22nd Annual Olympic-style Skills Manitoba Competition was held on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at Red River College. It was an amazing display of hands-on expertise, talent and determination that showcased the diversity of skilled trades and technology and the many promising futures to be found in these occupations. Students competed in over 40 different […]

2018 Cardboard Boat Results

December 11, 2018

65 students from across Manitoba showed off their amazing skills and creativity at the 12th Annual Cardboard Boat Race on December 5, 2018. Students constructed a boat using two sheets of cardboard and a few accessories including duct tape and contact cement. Once completed, the teams spent the afternoon testing their boats in both a […]

2018 Results – Model Wind Turbine Competition

November 1, 2018

Skills Canada Manitoba, the Certified Technologists and Technicians Association of Manitoba (CTTAM) and Red River College, hosted the 12th Annual Model Wind Turbine Competition at Red River College on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 as part of National Trades and Technology Week. Given a specific set of materials to work with, approximately 50, Grades 9 and […]

Team Manitoba returns with medals from the Skills Canada National Competition!

June 14, 2018

Team Manitoba cheered “TOBA, TOBA” as high school, college, and young apprentices took to the podium claiming 3 Gold, 3 Silver and 7 Bronze medals at the 24th Annual Olympic-style Skills Canada National Competition held in Edmonton, Alberta on June 3 – 6, 2018. The 61 member team earned the right to represent Manitoba at the […]

Good Luck to Team Manitoba at the Skills Canada National Competition!

May 31, 2018

Team Manitoba is heading to the Skills Canada National Competition in Edmonton. Edmonton will be hosting Canada’s most talented trades people and technologists at the 24th Skills Canada National Competition June 2-6, 2018. This exciting one of a kind event offers young students and apprentices from across Canada the opportunity to take part in an […]

2018 Skills Manitoba Competition

April 13, 2018

The 21st Annual Olympic-style Skills Manitoba Competition was held on Thursday, April 12, 2018 at Red River College. It was an amazing display of hands-on expertise, talent and determination that showcased the diversity of skilled trades and technology and the many promising futures to be found in these occupations. Students competed in over 40 different […]

2018 Northern Manitoba Skills Challenge Results

March 8, 2018

UCN Hosts Northern Manitoba Skills Challenge On February 28th, 2018, the University College of the North (UCN), in partnership with Kelsey School Division and Skills Canada, held the 2018 Northern Manitoba Skills Challenge in The Pas, Manitoba. The event was a tremendous success. The day involved 32 competitors from The Pas, Thompson, Swan River, Leaf Rapids, Flin Flon […]

Trans Canada Community Scholarships – Applications Open!

February 27, 2018

I am reaching out to let you know that TransCanada’s scholarship applications are open! As a signature program of our Education & Training community investment focus area, we will be awarding more than $600,000 in scholarships to students across North America in 2018. Please help us spread the word to deserving post-secondary students in your […]

2018 Skills Manitoba Competition Early Bird Deadline

February 5, 2018

A one day event that provides young Manitobans the opportunity to showcase their talents in an Olympic-style, province wide contest held at Red River College. Students compete in over 40 different hands on contests at the secondary and post-secondary/apprentice level that are designed and judged by industry professionals and educators. April 12, 2018 @ Red […]

2017 Cardboard Boat Race Results

December 12, 2017

65 students from across Manitoba showed off their amazing skills and creativity at the 11th Annual Cardboard Boat Race on December 6, 2017 at 17 Wing Fitness and Recreation Centre. Students constructed a boat using two sheets of cardboard and a few accessories including duct tape and contact cement. Once completed, the teams spent the […]

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“Competing at Skills and completing my apprenticeship has brought me opportunities I wouldn’t have thought possible.”

Travis Wieler

Custom Millworker, Twin Creek Woodcraft

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