Franchise Canada Show Recap

The Canadian Franchise Association’s (CFA) revamped Franchise Canada Show returned to Montreal September 15 & 16 with a new look and even more opportunities for aspiring entrepreneurs! Canada’s ultimate franchise exhibition connected Canadians eager to get on the fast-track to business ownership with some of the country’s most beloved and iconic franchise brands and introduced […]

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Suzelle Ricard, Little Caesars

Suzelle Ricard always knew she wanted to open her own business. The problem was, she didn’t know how to get started or when she would find the time. Not entirely sure what her future as a small business owner would look like, Suzelle turned to a tried and true system. In 2015, she attended the […]

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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 Montreal, September 15 & 16! Co-produced by the Canadian Franchise Association (CFA) and the Conseil Québécois de la Franchise (CQF), 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 […]

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Video: Tips for Navigating the 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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Five Questions You Need to Ask Franchisors

Meeting face-to-face with a prospective franchisor is an important step in the franchise investigation process. Here are five questions you should ask when you meet the franchisor, and why they’re important: 1. How much is the initial investment and what does it include? Though this number may be given to you as a range, as […]

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8 Tips for Navigating a Tradeshow

With so many exhibitors from such a wide range of industries and investment levels, visiting the FranchiseCanada Show can be overwhelming, especially if you’re a first-time visitor. Follow these eight tips for planning your visit and you’ll be navigating the show floor like a seasoned pro: Tip #1: Preparation Begins at Home Research industries that […]

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Martin and Kirsten Harvey, Pacini

Martin Harvey literally grew up working in the restaurant business. At the age of eight, he regularly lent a helping hand at the McDonald’s restaurant owned by his father in Rimouski, Quebec. When he was 15, his father purchased Quebec’s Le Bavarois brewery and Martin helped out any way he could to ensure the business […]

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Attend the Franchise Canada Show

If you’re looking for a rewarding career in the franchise industry, the Franchise Canada Show is your one-stop-shop to turn your dreams of business ownership into reality! As the only franchise exhibition produced by the Canadian Franchise Association (CFA), the Franchise Canada Show is designed to connect aspiring entrepreneurs like you with established franchisors. Why should you attend the Franchise […]

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Canada’s Franchise Exhibition Gets a New Name!

The Canadian Franchise Association (CFA) is excited to announce that our official franchise exhibition is back with a brand new look and name! The Franchise Show has been renamed to the FranchiseCanada Show in order to align with other CFA resources, including our print magazine, FranchiseCanada, and our online newsletter, FranchiseCanada E-News. The FranchiseCanada Show […]

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Abrar Hussain, Scholars Education Centre

Coming from a family of entrepreneurs, Scholars Education Centre franchisee Abrar Hussain always dreamed of owning a business one day. “I’d always wanted to be my own boss so I could see the fruition of my efforts more quickly,” he explains. “Franchising seemed stable. It works well if you want structure and a proven business […]

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