Giving Back: Pet Valu

LET YOUR DOG CHEW ON THIS: Pet Valu and their customers have given nearly $22-million worth of cash and donations to benefit the well-being of pets across Canada and the United States. And they’re showing no signs of slowing down. “It’s a really big part of what we do. Every [read more…]

Giving Back: BioPed

It’s not often that a national organization can say their chari­table contributions tie in perfectly with their business goals. So, when BioPed Footcare Centres partnered with Nashville, Tennessee-based Soles4Souls in 2015, it seemed too good to be true. The Canadian franchise was in search of a new, innovative approach to [read more…]

Giving Back: Boston Pizza

Richard Enright is known for more than just his savvy business skills. The Boston Pizza franchisee has been working with the beloved Canadian brand for nearly 30 years, building a strong restaurant empire that spans across Manitoba with his wife Kim and their children, Jonathan and Karley. Though Enright and [read more…]

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Franchisee Philanthropy

December 20, 2017 Canadian Franchise Association

Franchising is the new ‘mom and pop,’ and franchisees are small business owners who are actively involved in the communities they serve, providing much-needed support and making valuable contributions. Take the following five franchisees for example. These five exceptional franchisees have gone above and beyond to support their communities through [read more…]

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Giving Back: Jani-King

December 19, 2017 Canadian Franchise Association

Murray Oxford has witnessed firsthand the compassionate spirit of exuberant Jani-King Canada franchisees. The President of the commercial cleaning franchise business for Canada has an extensive history with the company since first joining its Canadian division in 1986 as the country’s second franchise partner. In the 32 years since, the [read more…]

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