Loyola Hawks Cook Up a Storm in the Talon Cafe!

Mr. White’s Culinary and Hospitality class at St. Ignatius of Loyola Catholic Secondary School graciously welcomed staff and guests to their first ever student led cafe. This special occasion on Thursday, January 15, 2015, marked the grand opening of the Talon Cafe! Students in Grades 9, 11, and 12, and in the Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Program […]

New Apprenticeship Scholarship Program Announced for Electrical OYAP Students

  On Monday December 1, 2014, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local Union 105 announced a new Apprenticeship Scholarship Program for Halton Catholic students interested in pursuing a career in an electrical trade. Beginning this school year (2014-2015), an Electrical Apprenticeship Scholarship will be awarded annually to an eligible student in the Concentrated Dual Credit Electrical Ontario Youth […]

Halton Catholic’s Finest Compete at …

  The Halton Skills Competition 2015!   When The Halton Skills Competition will be held April 9, 2015 at Craig Kielburger Secondary School in Milton. The Skills Competition is an event where students from Grade 4 – 12 from the Halton District School Board and Halton Catholic School Board demonstrate […]

Bishop Reding OYAP Students on Power Trips!

Recently, students enrolled in the Concentrated Dual Credit Electrical OYAP Program at Bishop Reding Catholic Secondary School in Milton visited twoHydro One facilities to experience first-hand some of the various career pathways available through the Power Workers’ Union. At the Hydro One Linesperson Training Facility, students learned about the daily activities of a trained and certified Electrical Linesperson. […]


There are many Pathways programs available to Halton Catholic Secondary students within the Halton region. The Pathways Information Evenings provide families with information to assist them in planning their child’s educational pathway leading to one of the four destinations: College, Work, Apprenticeship or University. Grade 7–12 students and their parents are invited to […]

Trying on the Trades

Secondary female students in the Halton public and the Halton Catholic District School Board explore the many opportunities available in the skilled trades. This video highlights the benefits of `trying on the trades`, and showcases some of our students in the Horticulture and Landscaping, Non-Traditional Technology, Transportation Technology, and Manufacturing programs. The programs are offered in our Halton Catholic Secondary Schools as part of the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP).

Special thanks to the Halton Industry Education Council (HIEC), as well as our staff and secondary students for serving as inspirations to our community.

For more information on the OYAP programs available in Halton, please visit: http://www.haltonpathways.ca