Canada (Press Release) December 3, 2009 – For Ontario couple Paul and Katrina Wylie, trying to find a Home Alone class for their daughter led to starting a Kidproof Canada® franchise. “We discovered that the options in our growing community were very limited; a need was born,” say Paul and Katrina. “We've had a longtime desire to operate our own business, but had an inability to decide on a product or service that we could truly put our hearts behind.”
Kidproof welcomes their newest franchise partners, who will be delivering Kidproof Canada® safety programs directly to schools and child centres within the Halton Region. Kidproof Canada® is a leading provider of proactive and protective child safety education, and delivers the information that kids and parents need in today's changing world. The Home Alone class is just one of the many exclusive programs that Kidproof Canada® offers, along with others such as CyberSafe, Stranger Smarts and Babysitter Training.
“As a Kidproof franchise we not only want to become the number one child safety option in our region but also, and most importantly, to fulfill our desire to substantially increase our contribution to the community,” say Paul and Katrina.
The Kidproof Canada® child safety education franchise is one of a kind. All franchise locations are run by dedicated partners who are committed to increasing safety education and awareness in Canadian communities by providing a full spectrum of child safety education services for children aged five to fifteen, parents and educators. Kidproof Canada's® famous child safety programs are delivered through school presentations, community partners and private forums. Parents and educators can be confident that Kidproof programs offer the most comprehensive, up-to-date child safety information, presented in a fun, interactive way.
About Kidproof Canada®
Kidproof Canada® is a leading provider of child safety education and offers their safety programs to numerous communities across Canada. Kidproof Canada® was founded by former police officer Samantha Wilson, an internationally-recognized child and family safety expert. Samantha saw a need for child safety information to be more accessible and available to parents, children and community leaders. Kidproof Canada® has become a go-to resource for all issues relating to child safety in Canada.
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.