Welcome, parents, to The Door That's Not Locked website!

The web is a wonderful place, if you understand the dangers. While the Internet is like an open door to a world of great information, communication and entertainment, it can also be a direct passageway to danger. The Canadian Centre is committed to helping parents, teachers, and anyone else who would like to better understand the good, the bad, and the ugly about the web. We’re here to help keep kids safe while exploring and enjoying The Door that’s not Locked. This website has been created to provide you with a one-stop-shop on all things related to Internet safety.

Here, you'll find a variety of resources and tools that will help you keep your child safer while they're exploring and enjoying the online world. From learning what online activities are popular and how your child uses them, to discovering ways to talk to your child about healthy versus unhealthy relationships, this website will give you the important information you need.

How to use this site:

Simply click on one of the tabs above with your child’s corresponding age. You will then find on the left-hand side a list of four categories (“The 411 on Internet activities,” “Relationships and the Internet,” “Child Development,” and “Internet Safety Tools for Parents”) that you can click on for more exciting and comprehensive age-specific Internet safety information.

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