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PRESS RELEASE: YES Launches Program to train Ukrainians & youth in Cyber Security

YES in the Media

-Support from Ford Government & Skills Development Program

Toronto, April 21st , 2022 — Youth Employment Services (YES) is launching an innovative Cyber Security training program, funded by the Government of Ontario’s Skills Development Fund to train Canadian post-secondary youth and Ukrainian refugees.  “YES serves tens of thousands of youth annually and are at the forefront of ensuring youth are prepared for the future of work. Thanks to the support from the Government of Ontario, the YES-IBM program will help create long lasting careers and truly change lives.” said YES President & CEO, Timothy Lang.  “Our government is working for workers by investing in training that gives people a hand up to rewarding and well-paying careers in their community”, said Monte McNaughton, Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development. “I am proud to support the Cyber Security Training Program at YES which opens doors to bigger paycheques and greater opportunities for young people and Ukrainian refugees in our province.”