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 the Vancouver Convention Centre with a new look, November 3 & 4! 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! […]

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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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The Franchise Canada Show Recap

Canadian entrepreneurs eager to invest in their future connected with some of the country’s hottest franchise brands on November 4 & 5 during Canada’s ultimate franchise exhibition and the Official Show of the Canadian Franchise Association (CFA). From McDonald’s and Global Pet Foods to Massage Addict, Paul Davis Restoration, Fatburger Canada and Ricky’s Family-Style Restaurants, […]

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Exhibitor Spotlight: McDonald’s Canada

A look back at McDonald’s 50 years of franchising in Canada. Find out how you can become a franchisee with McDonald’s at the FranchiseCanada Show in Vancouver this November 4 & 5. Pre-register now By the time McDonald’s iconic Golden Arches arrived in Canada in 1967, it was already an established brand in the United […]

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Q&A with a Booster Juice Franchisee

Franchisees Genevieve Knauff and Bert Hennessey rely on franchisor support to make their Booster Juice store a success Why did you become a franchisee? My business partner, Bert Hennessey, and I own and operate other businesses that have cyclical markets. We were looking to further diversify our portfolio and a second franchise made financial sense. […]

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Q&A with C-Lovers Fish & Chips Franchisees

Franchisees Sean and Argyro Holmes appreciate the support that comes with being part of a reputable franchise Why did you become franchisees? We decided to become franchisees to become self-employed and align ourselves with a reputable franchisor. It was very important to us work with the franchisor to select our site and build out our […]

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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 […]

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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 Global Pet Foods Franchisee

Marco Ariganello loves helping people and their pets as a Global Pet Foods franchisee Why did you become a franchisee? I’ve worked in retail for over 25 years and felt it was time to take on the challenge of owning my own business, as it had always been a goal of mine. I’ve worked for […]

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Q&A with a Restoration 1 Franchisee

Franchisee Chris Hobbs feels like part of a family as a Restoration 1 franchisee Why did you decide to become a franchisee? I decided to become a Restoration 1 franchisee for a few reasons: I felt comfortable with the owner, Eric, and his business sense. I could tell he was an intelligent business person. I […]

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