Print Advertising

“Franchise Canada magazine is very engaging and provides valuable local and global perspectives, with great profiles on leadership, franchise offerings, and tutorials!”
John Sennet, The Dwyer Group

Franchise Canada print magazine and directory are the Canadian Franchise Association’s official newsstand publications, focused entirely on inspiring and educating prospective franchisees about the opportunities in franchising, and are industry award winners* for excellence in editorial, design, and circulation.

Align your message with the Canadian Franchise Association and reach serious prospective franchisees across the country. Our newsstand publications provide you with…

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Align your franchise opportunity with the credibility that only the Canadian Franchise Association can deliver.
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Choose your presentation style with unique placements, sizes, and shapes and reach prospective franchisees with content during specific timeframes.
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Make an impression that will showcase your brand through graphics, detail, and text in a way that only print can create.
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Measurable Engagement
Track your ad results with unique weblinks, surveys, codes, and coupons.
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Through a range of advertising sizes, we can tailor a campaign to suit any budget.
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Magazine advertising is perceived by readers as content and part of the magazine experience.

Who Do We Reach?

Showcase your brand to an audience of more than 100,000 serious prospective franchisees by advertising in Franchise Canada online, in print, and digitally!

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The key to effective lead generation is raising your brand equity among prospective franchisees. That’s why we invest in newsstand and distribution programs that get Franchise Canada print magazine and directory in front of prospective franchisees, giving you maximum visibility to Canadians who are exploring franchise opportunities.

Franchise Canada Circulation Charts 2016

Our distribution channels include:

Newsstand & Retailers across Canada
Franchise Canada receives promoted placement on newsstands at Indigo, Gateway Newstands, Loblaws, Shoppers Drug Mart, LS Travel, and more!
Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge
Franchise Canada is the ONLY franchise magazine to reach over 350,000 affluent and influential passengers per month through inclusion in every Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge worldwide.
Franchise Canada Show
Every attendee of the CFA’s Franchise Canada Show across the country receives a complimentary copy of the magazine. >em>Ask us about special advertising options to enhance your profile to attendees at the show!
Waiting Rooms
We partner with Presse Commerce to do special deliveries to waiting rooms across Canada, such as medical offices, hospitals, salons, and hotels.
Educational and NGO Offices
As a not-for-profit association, the CFA works with colleges, universities, new Canadian settlement offices, Veteran Affairs, libraries, and economic development offices and provides them with copies of Franchise Canada.
Reach over 15,000+ subscribers to the print and digital editions of the magazine!

Franchise Canada Annual Directory

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Maximize your brand exposure in Canada’s most trusted franchise guide! The Canadian Franchise Association’s annual print directory is the only resource prospective franchisees need to help them take the first step in buying a franchise. The Franchise Canada Print Directory is published annually and includes the best advice from franchise professionals, over 1,300 directory listings of available franchises, tips from legal experts, financial advisors, insurance brokers, and more.


  • Get a full year of exposure for a one-time cost
  • Repeat exposure – display ads appear alongside helpful how-to articles and tips for success that readers will refer to again and again
  • Reach serious prospects across Canada on major newsstands, in bookstores, and at the CFA’s Franchise Canada Show across the country
  • Exclusivity – only CFA members can advertise in the Directory, putting you in an elite category of franchisors committed to franchise excellence
Limited Opportunities – Premium positions always go first!
Contact Gwen Dunant at 1-877-254-0097 to reserve your space now.

Publication Calendar

Sep/Oct 2018 Jun. 22, 2018 Jun. 29, 2018 Jul. 13, 2018 Aug. 8, 2018
Nov/Dec 2018 Aug. 17, 2018 Aug. 24, 2018 Sep. 7, 2018 Oct. 3, 2018
Directory 2019 Oct. 12, 2018 Oct. 19, 2018 Nov. 2, 2018 Dec. 12, 2018
Jan/Feb 2019 Oct. 26, 2018 Nov. 2, 2018 Nov. 16, 2018 Dec. 12, 2018
Mar/Apr 2019 Dec. 14, 2018 Dec. 21, 2018 Jan. 4, 2019 Jan. 30, 2019
May/Jun 2019 Feb. 15, 2019 Feb. 22, 2019 Mar. 8, 2019 Apr. 3, 2019
Jul/Aug 2019 Apr. 19, 2019 Apr. 26, 2019 May 10, 2019 Jun. 5, 2019

Note: Dates subject to change without notice


With every display ad you receive:

  • FREE 1/4-page Marketplace ad with your logo + 150 word description ($465 value)
  • FREE banner ad on FranchiseCanada website
  • Link from your ad to your website in the digital edition of FranchiseCanada
  • Company name listed in Advertisers’ Index for quick and easy reference

*Kenneth R. Wilson Award for business journalism and Canadian Newsstand Awards.

Reserve Your Space Today!
Contact Jill Todd, Manager, Business Development, at jtodd@cfa.ca.

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