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Landscaping student off to Winnipeg to defend gold medal in Skills Canada event

Level 2 apprentice has won back-to-back provincial gold medals in Manitoba

April 12, 2023  By Turf & Rec

A La Broquerie, Man. landscaper has won back-to-back gold medals at Skills Canada Manitoba’s landscaping/gardening competition.

Kayla Wieler has won gold the past two years and went on to take spot last year in Vancouver as Skills Canada’s national champion. Her provincial gold medal allows her to compete in May at the national level competition in Winnipeg. She will be joined by her teammate Jacob Abbey of Winnipeg.

The Skills Canada competition has students compete in challenges that test their skills in various trades and technology careers. Wieler is a landscaping student and Level 2 apprentice.

Those competing in Skills Canada events are presented with a project and given a certain amount of time to complete it.




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