Student mixes it up at Skills Canada

Seventeen year-old Catherine Mathewson has an eye for colour, and for cars. Mathewson’s car painting skills just won her a silver medal at the Skills Canada trades contest in Mississauga, adding extra shine beside the bronze she won in Vancouver last year. But by size alone, the Grade 12 student’s biggest prize is the blue […]

Students test tech skills at Danforth competition

Bright sparks were flying at Danforth Collegiate last week, and not only in the auto shop. Talented high school students from southeast Toronto challenged each other in the first round of a tech skills contest with events from aesthetics to welding, 3D animation to four-person house building. Hosted March 21 at Danforth Collegiate, the Secondary […]