New Kidproof Canada® Franchisee Aims to Empower Children


Jan 08, 2010

For Immediate Release: Canada (Press Release) January 6, 2010 – Kidproof Canada® franchise partner Bill Papoutsis''s goals are an ideal match with Kidproof's: to help all children make safe choices and gain control of potentially unsafe situations.

“Providing proactive and preventative child safety education is key to raising successful, confident children, and I felt that Kidproof was the perfect fit in alignment with my personal values,” says Bill. “My aim through the business is to empower children from a young age, when they are most influenced by others, to respond with a sense of confidence and know that they have control of situations where their safety may be questioned.”

Kidproof Canada® welcomes Bill as their newest franchise partner, who will be delivering their famous child safety programs directly to schools and child centres within the Peel Region of Ontario.

“As a parent, I am always concerned about the safety of my child and for all children. Kids today must learn that they always have control, and feel empowered to make the right choices when faced with challenging issues,” says Bill.

Kidproof Canada® is the leading provider of child safety education, and delivers the information that kids and parents need in today's busy and changing world. Kidproof Canada® offers a number of excellent child safety courses, including CyberSafe, Stranger Smarts, Home Alone and Babysitter Training.

With almost 70% of available territories awarded, the Kidproof Canada® child safety education franchise is the first of its kind, with franchises run by committed partners who are dedicated to increasing safety awareness and education across Canadian communities. All Kidproof Canada® franchise locations provide comprehensive child safety education services for children aged five to fifteen, parents and educators.

About Kidproof Canada®

Kidproof Canada® was founded by former police officer Samantha Wilson, an internationally-recognized child and family safety expert. Over the years, Samantha saw a great need for child safety information to be more available and accessible to parents, children and community leaders. Kidproof Canada® has become a trusted resource for all issues relating to child safety.

Samantha is a past winner of the Top 40 Under 40 Award, and the 2008 Social Entrepreneur Finalist in the prestigious Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of The Year Awards. Samantha is the author of Safe Kids, Safe Families, and has been featured in numerous magazines, newspapers, and on television and radio shows