Franchise Canada Show Sets a New Record

For the first time ever, the Franchise Canada Show made its way to the grounds of Exhibition Place in Toronto, making it the Canadian Franchise Association’s (CFA) best show yet! With nearly 3,500 prospective small business owners in attendance, we set record numbers and helped match entrepreneurial Canadians across the GTA with some of Canada’s […]

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Franchisee Spotlight: Kim Chapman, Oxford Learning Centres

Oxford Learning Centres franchisee Kim Chapman turned her passion for education into a profitable business. Here, Kim shares her journey to franchise success, plus her top tips for others considering franchising. Q: How did you end up becoming a franchisee with Oxford Learning Centres? A: I decided to go back to grad school several years […]

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Franchisee Spotlight: Steve Silverstone, Boston Pizza

Ask Boston Pizza franchisee Steve Silverstone what he loves most about owning a business and he immediately replies “the commute.” In his previous life as a marketing executive, he used to drive an hour each way to work, on top of frequent travel. After 25 years, all that time on the road began to take […]

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Cheryl Howlett, Smoke’s Poutinerie

In February 2018, Cheryl Howlett made a visit to the Canadian Franchise Association’s (CFA) Franchise Canada Show in Toronto. You could say this Smoke’s Poutinerie franchisee has a soft spot for the show since attending her first one in 2011. After all, it’s where she initially met Smoke’s Poutinerie Founder Ryan Smolkin. “We kept coming […]

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The Revamped Franchise Canada Show

This fall, promote yourself to boss when the Franchise Canada Show returns to Toronto, October 13 & 14! Produced by the Canadian Franchise Association (CFA), Canada’s largest franchise exhibition is your one-stop-shop to network with credible franchisors from across Canada who are looking for their next successful franchisee! And for the first-time ever, the Franchise […]

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The Franchise Canada Show Recap

Canadian entrepreneurs eager to invest in their future connected with some of the country’s hottest franchise brands on October 21 & 22 during Canada’s ultimate franchise exhibition and the Official Show of the Canadian Franchise Association (CFA). From Booster Juice and Bloomtools Canada to Pillar to Post Home Inspectors and Orangetheory Fitness, attendees at the […]

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Navigating the Franchise Canada Show

Are you attending the Franchise Canada Show for the first time? Check out the video below for tips on how to make your visit a success!

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Q&A with a Carl’s Jr. Franchisee

Carl’s Jr. Franchisee Kim Gill loves the freedom that comes with being her own boss   Why did you become a franchisee? I have worked in the food industry since I was a teenager. I quickly escalated up the ladder into management. My biggest influence was being a manager at McDonald’s. I worked for wonderful […]

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Q&A with a Pita Pit Franchisee

Harsha Jagtap is fulfilling her passion for healthy, high-quality food as a Pita Pit franchisee Why did you become a franchisee? I was always passionate about owning my own business, and wanted to follow a proven system. I have a really strong work ethic and a drive to succeed. I was always thinking that if […]

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Q&A with a PropertyGuys.com Franchisee

Tony C. Fritz took charge of his career when he became a PropertyGuys.com franchisee Why did you become a franchisee? After being involved in two major business sectors over the last decade – the financial sector, followed by the energy sector – I was fortunate enough to witness significant market crashes in both industries. After […]

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Q&A with a Pacini Franchisee

Pacini franchisee Sonia Tremblay shares her recipe for success (Version française)   Why did you become a franchisee? I became a franchisee to benefit from the franchisor’s experience, and to avoid the trial and error associated with starting a business. And, as a restaurant in a hotel, the ability to attract local customers becomes even […]

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