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2018 Franchising Trend Report

December 20, 2017 Canadian Franchise Association

Small business is big in Canada, with 1.14 million small businesses in the country in 2015, up from 1.08 million in 2012. In fact, the majority of Canadian businesses are small businesses, with 97.9 per cent of all Canadian employer businesses classified as small businesses (with one to 99 paid [read more…]

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Emerging System: Ctrl V

December 20, 2017 Canadian Franchise Association

In January 2016, at the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the founders of what would come to be known as Ctrl V heard some of the most exciting news in their careers: virtual reality (VR) would soon be available to consumers. Ryan Brooks (CEO), Robert Bruski (CFO), 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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