Promoted Story: Snap-on Tools

April 26, 2019 admin

There are more than 33.7 million vehicles registered in Canada. With billions of kilometres on the odometers of those vehicles, Canadian drivers rely on the country’s more than 23,000 automotive repair and maintenance providers to keep those engines purring. And those hardworking auto mechanics with the know-how needed to service [read more…]

Promoted Story: Elite Trade Painting

April 26, 2019 admin

For those in the professional painting trade, there’s no better reward than seeing your crew transform a client’s home or business into a beautiful space. For franchisees with Halifax-based Elite Trade Painting, completing a successful painting job is a great source of personal reward. Luckily for them, there’s no short-age [read more…]

Financing Your Franchise

April 22, 2019 admin

After the initial excitement of learning about the multitude of franchise opportunities out there, it’s important to seriously consider all of the financial details so that you can sign on that dotted line with confidence. Among the myriad of questions to consider, how you’re going to finance your franchise is [read more…]

Women in Franchising: Trio of Franchising Trailblazers

March 8, 2019 admin

Today is International Women’s Day and in honour of that, we’re recognizing three outstanding women, who are leading successful businesses while controlling their own destiny. Yvonne Barker, STOR-X Organizing Systems Can you tell us why you decided to invest in your franchise? I had been searching for a business opportunity [read more…]

Celebrating International Women’s Day

February 20, 2019 admin

On March 8, the world celebrates International Women’s Day, an initiative to hon­our the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women across the world. In the spirit of International Women’s Day, Franchise Canada recognizes the female members of the Canadian franchising community. More and more entrepreneurial women are entering [read more…]

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The Vertical $10: A New Direction for Canada’s Bank Notes

January 7, 2019 admin

On March 8, 2018, International Women’s Day, bank note history was made as the design of Canada’s upcoming $10 bill, featuring social justice defender Viola Desmond, was unveiled to Canadians. In an emotional ceremony at the Halifax Central Library, Finance Minister Bill Morneau and Bank of Can­ada Governor Stephen S. [read more…]

Big Investment, Big Reward

January 7, 2019 admin

For franchisees wanting to make a major capital investment, becoming a master franchisee might be exactly what they’re looking for. While it takes a large amount of capital to become a master franchisee, the rewards that come with the risk are numerous. Here, three distinct master franchisees share their experiences [read more…]

Canada’s Green Rush

January 7, 2019 admin

When Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act, received royal assent in June of 2018, the Canadian government put the wheels in motion for the launch of what is likely to become a multi-billion dollar industry. This historic piece of legislation, which took effect on Oct. 17, enabled Canadians to legally possess, [read more…]

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