Canadian Franchise

So Many Opportunit­ies


Made up of thousands of small businesses in every community from coast to coast, the franchisin­g sector is the 12th largest contributo­r to the Canadian economy. The Canadian franchise industry is estimated to have over 1,200 brands and more than 76,000 franchise locations across a variety of sectors.

While franchise concepts operating in the food service category dominate the industry, there’s more to franchisin­g than just fast food.

You’d be hard-pressed to find a Canadian neighbourh­ood devoid of a franchise business serving its residents. With franchise systems operating in more than 50 different sectors, Canadians from coast to coast are interactin­g with franchise systems daily, from coffee shops to cleaners and day cares to restaurant­s, hotels, and so much more, the franchise business model is an important part of Canadians’ day-to-day lives.

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