Pizza Nova Breaks Ground on New Support Office and Call Centre

October 24, 2019 admin

Founded in 1963, Toronto-based Pizza Nova is a family-operated business and has over 140 locations in Southern Ontario. Since 1998 the Support Office, Call Centre and Distribution Centre have been located at 2247 Midland Avenue. The Distribution Centre will be taking over the entire space at 2247 Midland Avenue. 1260 [read more…]

Publisher’s Message: Promoting Franchise Excellence

October 21, 2019 admin

The Canadian Franchise Association (CFA) is focused on promoting excellence in Canadian franchising, and this November/December issue shines a spotlight on the best and brightest who are exemplifying excellence throughout the nation, including best-in-class systems and flourishing franchisees. The CFA Awards of Excellence in Franchising recognize excellence in franchise operations [read more…]

Giving Back: Right at Home

October 21, 2019 admin

Many people contribute to a charitable cause without ever seeing firsthand how the efforts are helping those in need. But last year, Dani DePetrillo, chief operating officer of Right at Home Canada, which provides in-home care and support, got to witness something “tremendous.” DePetrillo was in Costa Rica as part [read more…]

Franchise Fun: Symposium Cafe

October 21, 2019 admin

Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge is a dining room franchise concept inspired by Raphael’s “School of Athens” Renaissance fresco, which shows a gathering of historical figures engaged in discussion. Created as a contemporary take on these ancient symposiums where people met to exchange ideas, Bill Argo, VP of Finance, describes [read more…]

Iconic Brand: Dairy Queen

October 21, 2019 admin

When I was a kid, one of my favourite family rituals was going for a Sunday drive. Before we headed home we would stop for ice cream – a vanilla cone with the signature ‘swirl’ (or ‘Q’) on top. Mine is the kind of story that Dairy Queen franchisee Marc [read more…]

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