Publications & Resources

The Canadian Franchise Association is dedicated to promoting and strengthening ethical franchising in Canada. Information and resource materials are made available to assist franchisees and franchisors become more knowledgeable about franchising.

Be sure to drop by the CFA Resource Centre to view the many publications that offer invaluable information to potential franchisees!

FranchiseCanada Magazine
Showcasing the CFA's wealth of professional experts and leading franchise systems, this bi-monthly magazine features top-notch editorial from leading authorities in the industry. Informative columns, industry news, up-to-date statistics, information of many franchise systems actively looking for franchisees, FranchiseCanada Magazine has it all.

FranchiseCanada Directory
This who's who of franchising is the only directory produced by the CFA. With almost 1,000 member and non-member listings that are researched every year to ensure accuracy, and articles and tips covering everything you need to know about buying a franchise, the FranchiseCanada Directory is your most comprehensive guide to franchising.

CFA Info Kit
The CFA Info Kit is designed to help a potential franchisee investigate a franchise before investing in one. Included in the kit is:
  • Buying a Franchise in Canada: Understanding and Negotiating Your Franchise Agreement
  • The latest issue of FranchiseCanada Magazine
  • FranchiseCanada Directory: An easy-to-use listing of franchise systems by category available in Canada.
  • Other valuable information: A detailed Checklist For Franchisees, prepared with the assistance of a Franchise Lawyer, Franchise Consultant and an Accountant, TD Canada Trust Business Planner Your Small Business Planning Guide and much more.