Interested in membership? Let’s talk!

The CFA serves people in the Canadian franchise community by providing support, learning resources, and growth opportunities. Our two membership categories are franchisors (including system franchisees) and franchise suppliers.

If you'd like more information about membership or on how to join us, please connect with Ruth Stuart Moore at 800-665-4232 ext. 247, or take a moment to fill in the form below and we'll be in contact with you shortly.

Join the CFA and gain immediate access to these benefits:


Many Canadians look for the “CFA Member” logo when searching for franchise opportunities and service providers.

Lead Generation

Spread the word about your franchise opportunity or service through our exclusive tradeshows, websites, and publications.


Access our community of franchise leaders who share their knowledge through our events, publications, and programs.


Build your network by connecting with Canada's top franchisors.


CFA works with government to protect franchising, ensuring it remains a viable and profitable business model.


Grow your business faster and more cost-efficiently with our member programs and resources.

What our members are saying...

The CFA continues to be instrumental in helping Canadian businesses such as ours grow. As members, we undoubtedly owe it an enormous debt of gratitude.
- George Cohon, McDonald's Canada

“Being featured in articles and having a platform to advertise my brand has resulted in the sale of several franchises and helped my business grow.”
- Dawn Mucci, Lice

Great team of dedicated people who are committed to helping the industry be what it was designed to be in spite of all the governmental intrusions and regulations. The CFA has our back!
– Lenka Whitehead, Oxford Learning Centres

I am so appreciative of the many learning opportunities that have been offered to myself and my peers in the industry and the strong leadership that has kept the CFA relevant and current.
– Ruthie Burd, The Lunch Lady

“The level of support and recognition that was given to me through the CFA, and the immediate connections and networking opportunities have been invaluable.”
– John Evans, EverLine Coatings and Services

In the short time that we’ve been members, CFA has proven to be an amazing resource. I’ve already had four leads from and two look extremely promising. The best decision I’ve made in quite some time was becoming a member.
– Steve Collette, 3rd Degree Training

The CFA is a first-class association that not only listens to its members, but as acts on their behalf while representing for the greater good of franchising.
– Ken LeBlanc,

By joining the CFA, we were able to learn in hyper-mode what would have taken years of trial and error.
– Greg Lawrie, Pro Fleet Care Franchising

CFA gives us credibility and is good for guidance along the way for both myself and my franchisees.
– Nicole Hyatt, Tan on the Run

Discover what you can achieve with the collective power of Canada’s franchise community by your side!

Complete the form below and our membership team will be in touch. To speak to someone immediately please contact Ruth Stuart Moore at or 800-665-4232 ext. 247.

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Thank you to the following members who are National Sponsors and support CFA throughout the year:

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