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Who were Canada’s young Electrical champs at 2023 national skills competition?

June 2, 2023 | By Anthony Capkun

Photo from Electrical Installation competition.

June 2, 2023 – Skills Canada released the final medal results of its 2023 national competition in Winnipeg, where over 500 students and apprentices from across the country competed for the title of national champion in 45 Skill Areas.

Congratulations to the following competitors in the realm of Electrical!

Electrical Installations – Post-Secondary Level

GOLD – Curtis Pettipas, Nova Scotia
SILVER – Julia Rose, Newfoundland & Labrador
BRONZE – Biagio Iannantuono, Ontario

Electrical Installations – Secondary Level

GOLD – Wilson Maclaren Sinclair, Ontario
SILVER – Keegan Sturge, Alberta
BRONZE – Jéremy Richard, Quebec

Industrial Control – Post-Secondary Level

GOLD – Zachary Van Boeyen, British Columbia
SILVER – Easten Grummett, Alberta
BRONZE – Nikolay Chzhao, Quebec

Roughly 250 medals were awarded to the top competitors in six skilled trade and technology sectors, including: transportation, construction, manufacturing and engineering, information technology, services and employment. The competitors were evaluated based on industry standards.

“Events like the Skills Canada National Competition encourage Canadian youth to discover skilled trade and technology careers through interactive activities, and find their passion. It also allows us to raise awareness of these important and lucrative careers to our future skilled workforce,” said Shaun Thorson, CEO, Skills Canada.

This national competition is supported by funding partner Government of Canada, as well as presenting sponsors UA Canada, Cenovus Energy and Apprenticeship Manitoba.

The next Skills Canada National Competition will be held in Quebec City, May 30-31, 2024.

Skills/Compétences Canada (SCC) was founded in 1989 as a national, not‐for‐profit organization. It works with employers, educators, labour groups, and governments to promote skilled trade and technology careers among Canadian youth.

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