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May 29, 2024

Skills Canada partners with DEWALT for 2024 event

Skills/Compétences Canada announced DEWALT as an official sponsor of the Skills Canada National Competition 2024 in Québec City from May 29 to June 1. This event will feature over 500 competitors from across Canada vying for national titles in 45 skill areas, including welding, robotics, and hairstyling.

DEWALT will provide tools for 14 construction-related skill areas and donate these tools, valued at over $10,000, to seven local schools. This sponsorship highlights DEWALT’s commitment to supporting skilled trades education.

Matt Markowiak, director of marketing at DEWALT Canada, expressed pride in supporting the competition and future tradespeople.

Shaun Thorson, CEO of Skills Canada, emphasized the importance of these events in promoting skilled trade careers. “Events like [this] encourage Canadian youth to discover skilled trade and technology careers through interactive activities, and find their passion,” he noted.

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