Awards & Accolades

Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies by Deloitte

Winner three years in a row for 2013-2015. Leading business awards program that recognizes excellence in Canadian owned and managed companies with revenues over $10 million.

Calgary’s Child Care Awards

Voted Best All Day Child Care Services 2016 (2nd year in a row)

Westender’s Annual Best of the City Readers’ Choice Awards

2016 GOLD winner, Vancouver BC

Richmond Hill Business Awards

2015 Winner in the Large Business category

Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce Spirit Awards

Honouring local businesses that are making a difference – finalist in the 2015 Large Business category.

KPMG’s That’ll Never Work Volume 2 (2015)

Victoria Sopik, CEO/Co-founder and Jennifer Nashmi, CFO/Co-founder, featured in this book of Canadian entrepreneurial success stories of overcoming adversity while building a business.

Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures

2014 and 2015 Finalist

RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards (November) 2013

Winner in the Momentum Category. Recognizes entrepreneurs who have successfully overcome obstacles and capitalized on opportunities to deliver growth of 10% or more year-over-year, for more than 3 years. And, who have created a flexible and responsive business that is able to adapt to changing markets.

Canadian Chamber of Commerce and Grant Thornton LLP Private Business Growth Awards

Finalist in 2015, 2014 and 2013. Celebrates growth success of Canada’s private companies.

Winnipeg BIZ Award

Recipient of 2013 award for Best New Business in Winnipeg

Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Award Program

Kids & Company won prestigious Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2012 Ontario Award in the category of business-to-business products and services. This year, there were more than 300 nominees across Canada. Kids & Company was among a list of finalists chosen for their vision, leadership, and social responsibility and ultimately won in their category.

Canada’s Passion Capitalist Awards - 2012

10 winners chosen from approximately 100 submissions and Kids & Company named one of the ten. The inaugural Award program initiated by Knightsbridge and Tory’s LLP recognizes organizations that have achieved long term success through their “passion capital” – the energy, intensity, and sustainability needed to generate superior results.

Profit W100 Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneurs of 2015

17th annual W100 ranking of Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneurs, produced by PROFIT Magazine and Chatelaine, has named Kids & Company’s co-founders as 13th ranked on list. This is the 10th year in a row for being recognized on the Top 100 ranking.

Profit 500 – Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies

25th annual ranking of Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies (used to be called Profit200). Kids & Company ranked 22 in their Business Services Category.

Frontenac Heritage Foundation Award

Kids & Company received award for its conservation work on the Kingston child care centre in October 2012. The centre, a former Congregational Church is an important heritage site in the community. Kids & Company worked with the landlords and architect to ensure the historical integrity of the building was maintained, while giving the space a modern day repurposing.

Calgary’s Child Magazine Parents’ Choice Awards 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

Awarded as Top Child Care Company by parents

Niagara Falls Review 2012

Readers’ Choice Awards for Best Child Care Company in Niagara Falls