The Canadian Franchise Association (CFA)  is the go-to resource for research and insights about franchising in Canada. We offer reports, publications, articles, and tools to help our members build their businesses and stay on top of the latest trends.

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2018 Economic Contribution of the Canadian Franchise Industry Report

The Canadian Franchise Association’s Economic Impact Report presents an overview state of the nation for franchising in Canadian. Prepared for the Canadian Franchise Association by the Canadian Centre for Economic Analysis, this report gives an in-depth look at what's happening in Canadian franchising - from the economy to employment to growth both nationally and provincially.

CFA Members: FREE Download the publication now!
Non-Members: $1099 +HST (Not a member? Join today)
Place your order at 1-800-665-4232 or  download an order form

2018 Franchise Forecast

Canada’s franchise industry is expected to grow across the country in 2018. Which sectors will experience the most growth? Which provinces will see the biggest increases in franchise-related GDP, job creation, and new franchise openings?

The Canadian Franchise Association’s 2018 Franchise Forecast presents an outlook of franchising in the Canadian economy in 2018. For franchisors operating in Canada, this is vital information you can use when planning your expansion efforts and modeling system-wide performance.

CFA Members: Download Now for Free
Non-Members: $895 +HST (Not a member? Join today)
Place your order at 1-800-665-4232 or  download an order form

Government Primers

Government Primers

Government Primers contain key statistics and information about the important contribution franchising makes to the economy of Canada and the lives of Canadians.

Federal Primer:

Canadian Government Primer

Provincial Primers:

British Columbia
Newfoundland & Labrador
New Brunswick
Nova Scotia
Prince Edward Island

To request a PDF of a Primer, please contact Kenny Chan, Vice President, Marketing & Communications, at

CFA Annual Accomplishments Report

CFA Annual Accomplishments Report

The CFA Accomplishments Report highlights the Association’s recent achievements, outlines some of the many key benefits of membership, and celebrates the continued partnership between CFA and its members.

2018 Accomplishments Report
2017 Accomplishments Report
2016 Accomplishments Report
2015 Accomplishments Report

CFA Publications

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