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…]

The First Year: Dealing with Disaster

October 21, 2019 admin

When disaster strikes – whether it be flooding, fire, or mould – property owners in Calgary, Alberta have Restoration 1 franchisee David Ma to call upon to take care of the situation. Restoration 1 is a remediation and restoration service that sends employees to assess damage and restore the property [read more…]

A Day in the Life: On Top of the World

October 21, 2019 admin

No two days are alike for award-winning Triple O’s franchisee Teresa Troock. Some days, she’s up early at her Surrey, British Columbia restaurant helping employees serve guests. Other days, she’s doing everything from setting big business goals to researching market trends to ensuring that her restaurant is running smoothly. But [read more…]

Millennial Motivation

October 21, 2019 admin

Every issue, Franchise Canada features a successful millennial franchisee, who shares their franchise story, and how being a young franchisee has impacted their experience. We’ve featured some exciting stories over the past year and are highlighting the key takeaways and tips from these franchisees in this Excellence in Franchising issue. [read more…]

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