Canadian Youth Business Foundation

Canadian Youth Business Foundation

October 07, 2011 13:30 ET

CYBF Congratulates Premier McGuinty on Ontario Election Win

Looking forward to working with Ontario government to support young entrepreneurs across the province

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 7, 2011) - The Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) is pleased to congratulate the Government of Ontario on its re-election in this, the Year of the Entrepreneur.

"The Canadian Youth Business Foundation has a strong history of working with the Government of Ontario. We look forward to continuing our work with the newly re-elected government to cultivate and support the next generation of entrepreneurs in the province," says Vivian Prokop, chief executive officer, CYBF.

"We credit our strong partnerships with all levels of government for our success in helping to make Canada a global leader in entrepreneurship. By working together, we are empowering young Canadians in communities across Ontario to choose entrepreneurship and providing them with the tools and support they need to be successful, create jobs and stimulate our economies."

This year, the Government of Canada and several provincial governments, including the Government of Ontario, have demonstrated their commitment to entrepreneurship by proclaiming 2011 the Year of the Entrepreneur. They did this in recognition of the economic, social and educational value of promoting entrepreneurship.

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About The Canadian Youth Business Foundation – Canada's Entrepreneur Gateway

The Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) is the 'go to' place for youth entrepreneurship. As a national charity, we are dedicated to growing Canada's economy one young entrepreneur at a time. We look at character, not collateral, when providing youth, age 18-34, with pre-launch coaching, business resources, start-up financing and mentoring. We help them launch and sustain a successful entrepreneurial business.

Contact Information

  • CYBF Media Contact:
    Rachel Azagury
    Senior Manager, Marketing & Communications
    866-646-2922 x2111 or Cell: 647-834-2923