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YES Launches Program to train Ukrainians & youth in Cyber Security


-Minister McNaughton/Ontario Government thanks YES for its work to make Ontario stronger

-YES CEO Tim Lang discusses new program and thanks Ontario Government for helping change lives

TORONTO, April 22, 2022 /CNW/ – 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 for support from Minister McNaughton, we are moving forward with this new program to make sure we will have a real impact on the lives of young Canadians,” said YES President & CEO, Timothy Lang. “With the YES-Cyber security program, unemployed and underemployed youth will have access training and a career paths which will truly change lives.”

“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.”

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