Company Profiles Franchises Across Canada November/December 2022 Previous Issues

New Kids on the Block

Find your next opportunity with one of the CFA’s newest member brands

As you explore the world of franchising, you’ll find that there are seemingly endless opportunities across a wide range of categories.But which one is right for you? Are you more of a foodie, capable of elevating a drive-thru or sit-down to a delicious experience? Or perhaps a yoga or education franchise is more your speed.

No matter your interest or acumen, the Canadian Franchise Association (CFA) has new members across the country eager to build their profile and make connections with prospective franchise owners like you. See a standout opportunity that you’re ready to pursue? Head to LookForAFranchise.ca for more information.

AFYA Skin and Body Clinic

AFYA Skin and Body is a wellness, health, and beauty-oriented clinic, spa, and lounge. The AFYA name comes from the Swahili language, meaning health. AFYA focuses on innovative treatment protocols utilizing the latest technology and effective client care that drives results through luxury service offerings. The brand offers services such as soft esthetics, laser hair removal, clinical skin treatments for concerns like wrinkles, acne, rosacea, and hyperpigmentation, as well as body contouring, injectables, female pelvic health, wellness programs, and retail products.

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BÀCARO Pizzeria

BÀCARO Pizzeria is a neighbourhood restaurant styled after the pizzerias of Venice, Italy. The open plan kitchen lends to the relaxed and inviting atmosphere, while delivering wood-fired pizza and Italian specialties to patrons. BÀCARO Pizzeria is the ideal place for a well-deserved drink after work or later in the evening. BÀCARO offers several wines that come from Italy and the beers are a mix of imports and brands from here. And let’s not forget that it serves the best Nutella pizza, salads, pasta, and desserts in town!

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Bamboo World Kitchen Limited

Bamboo World Kitchen was created so people with similar values could eat outstandingly delicious food, feel good about what they ate, and the environmental impact of their choice. In its culture of harmony, the brand cares deeply about its guests, its dedicated and caring staff, and its community.

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Big Rig Brewery

Three simple phrases are at the core of Big Rig Kitchen & Brewery: good beer, good friends, good times. Big Rig Brewery is a microbrewery committed to serving the best beer and a menu of comfort food favourites. Big Rig has been turning heads in both the restaurant and beer markets. Its forward momentum attitude towards growth and recognition across Canada is why they guarantee you’ll love their beer.

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Big T’s BBQ and Smokehouse

Big T’s BBQ & Smokehouse is a southern-inspired, award-winning, family owned and operated BBQ restaurant. Its rubs and sauces are paired with traditional BBQ meats, then slow-cooked and grilled to perfection. Its meat is purchased locally, and the food is smoked and prepared on site. Big T’s offers a variety of specialty items ranging from fried pickles to fall-off-the-bone ribs, and its famous platters.

In 2020, Leslie Gardner and Andrew Spears joined forces to open a fast-casual restaurant in Airdrie, Alberta. This franchise model is a smaller footprint with the focus on quick service, casual dining, and takeout.

They are currently working on opening Big T’s in the communities of Mahogany, Creekside, and West Hills in Calgary, Alberta and expanding into Red Deer and Edmonton next year.

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Bin Masters

Bin Masters is an innovative waste management solution that enhances corporate environmental responsibility. Bin Masters franchisees use specialized equipment to reduce waste volume in bins by as much as 60 per cent, saving business owners money on reduced bin rotations. Bin Masters services also protect the environment through decreasing the number of trips taken by hauling trucks and reducing landfill capacity.

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Blo Blow Dry Bar

The original blow dry bar! Blo Blow Dry Bar started the no cuts, no colour concept, opening the doors to its first location in 2007 in Vancouver, B.C. The team put their passion and expertise to work, propelling the Blo brand to new heights. In 2009, it re-launched Blo as a franchise system and began recruiting a stellar team of franchise partners who believed in the power of the blow out. After opening several more locations in Canada, Blo expanded to the U.S. in 2010. The Blo Blow Dry Bar franchise has over 100 locations. Blo takes great pride in being the original blow dry bar and takes its role as the industry’s innovator seriously. Blo’s creativity and passion have led it to become the world’s largest blow dry bar franchise.

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Bombay Frankies

Bombay Frankies is a chef inspired Indian street food concept. Bombay Frankies was developed by Eat Up Canada in partnership with celebrity chef, restaurateur, cookbook author, and TV personality Vikram Vij to bring this new and exciting brand to life.

Bombay Frankies is named after India’s all-time number one street food, the frankie roll, which originated in the city of Bombay. Specifically, the frankie is a handheld, burrito-style flatbread wrap called a paratha, filled with meat or vegetables and incredible Indian spices and sauces.

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British Swim School

British Swim School is Canada’s premier learn-to-swim program, offering water survival and stroke development instruction to infants as young as three months up to adults well into their sixties, and all ages in between. British Swim School has leveraged a proven franchising model to become a leader in the $5 billion Learn to Swim School industry.

This is a low investment and easily scalable model, with the added bonus of being a purpose-driven brand providing a life-skill to your community. Backed by multi-brand franchisor, Buzz Franchise Brands, British Swim School helps franchisees dive in!

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Buster’s Pizza & Donair

Buster’s Pizza & Donair restaurants appeal to the person who desires real and perceived value for money spent while dining out and eating on the go. Buster’s Pizza & Donair business owners receive extensive support from a team of dedicated professionals, from site selection and lease negotiations, to training and assistance with the grand opening. Additionally, owners will be assisted in advertising with local and regional advertising and marketing.

Only fresh, quality ingredients and spices are used to develop one-of-a-kind pizzas and donairs. Buster’s Pizza & Donair items are made to order, ensuring the freshest flavour possible.

Pizza delivery and takeout outlets are located in prime locations. The menu features pizza, donairs, chicken wings (all baked on site), cold drinks, and salads. The preparation for menu items is all done in-house daily, so sauces and toppings are always fresh.

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Carlos & Pepe’s

Since 1984, Carlos & Pepe’s has been proudly serving Montreal authentic Mexican favourites and keeping the fiesta alive with rockin’ Mexican-style cocktails, shooters, and cerveza, of course! The fun, party atmosphere, explosive music, avant-garde decor with vibrant colours inspires a carefree feeling of fun and adventure. Carlos & Pepe’s bring the flare and flavours of Mexico with a wide variety of menu options welcoming to guests of all ages. The menu is filled with family favourites, from sizzling fajitas to cheesy quesadillas and tacos loaded with unique toppings. Whether dining with family or friends, Carlos & Pepe’s prides itself on making it an exciting experience, para todos!

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Chocolato

Chocolato was founded out of a true passion for chocolate. Each store offers an experience at the crossroads between the dairy bar and the chocolate factory, inspired by the most prestigious Italian chocolate shops. Pure, quality ingredients were the inspiration and basis for Chocolato products. In addition to having 20 choices of chocolate dips at all times, Chocolato was a true pioneer in being the first to offer a year-round dairy dipping experience.

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Chorizo Fresh Mex

Chorizo Fresh Mex opened its doors in 2005, and sells burritos, tacos, quesadillas,and otherCalexico favourites. Chorizo Fresh Mex currently has four locations; three are franchised and one will remain a corporate location.

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Copper Branch

Welcome to Copper Branch, leading the food revolution. Enjoy a 100 per cent plant-based menu with a wide selection of meal choices for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Copper Branch focuses on being as non-GMO, gluten-free, locally sourced, and organic as possible. The system requires no grilling or frying, and the franchise team can train anyone to operate the concept in two to three weeks. Be empowered in a concept that promotes food with the highest ethical and environmentally responsible standards for all.

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Coyote Ugly Saloon

The Coyote Ugly Saloon is a chain of bars (some with restaurants) founded in the United States and now expanded into five countries. It is known for, among other things, its bartenders, who not only pour drinks, but also perform choreographed dance routines on the bar top.

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Discovery Centre International

Launched over 40 years ago, Discovery Centre International has built a reputation in the global science centre community as a leader in innovation. After years of hearing corporations and philanthropists all over the world ask “how can I have a science centre in my city or country?” Discovery Centre International has launched its franchise offering to extend the brand and the science centre concept around the world.

“We are the only Science Centre Model to bring a revolutionary, turnkey, packaged science centre model to cities and countries around the world,” says Dov Bercovici, CEO of Discovery Centre. “The biggest problems we face in society today can be solved by science. We firmly believe that every city, every state or province, and every country needs a Science Centre. So we have taken our highly successful model that we have built over 40 years that delivers both a high social impact and a high return on investment, into a model to help educate the world on science and its value in our society today.”

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DKI Canada


DKI Canada is the leader in the Canadian property restoration industry, with 80 locations from coast to coast. DKI Canada provides property restoration services to insurance, commercial, and residential clients. DKI Canada actively contributes to creating a better future through environmental protection and social responsibility. DKI is committed to using environmentally sustainable cleaning products and mitigating risk in environmentally sustainable ways.

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Dr. Foot

Dr. Foot Inc.’s head office is located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Dr. Foot Inc., including the operating companies, has proudly created numerous jobs around the world and employs over 300 people through all branches of the clinic. The brand works closely and collaboratively with all levels of suppliers, custom-made orthotic production companies, and health care providers. Dr. Foot Inc. provides promotional tools to Dr. Foot and Healthy Shoes brand franchisees through creative marketing strategies and advertising to promote the brand and ultimately increase revenue. Dr. Foot believes in strong work ethic and in providing exceptional service with integrity and respect. The brand is fully committed to working together closely and collaboratively with all business associates to secure and ensure success and a smooth transition into your Dr. Foot business.

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Enoteca Monza

Family is at the heart of the Italian culture. Sharing in good food prepared by Nonna (grandmother) and raising a glass with homemade wines from Nonno’s (grandfather) cellar are cherished memories for the Italian chefs behind Enoteca Monza. In honour of their family, the chefs have created a concept based on simplicity, authenticity, and integrity with family recipes passed down through generations.

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eSupply Canada

eSupply Canada is an online distributor of office, janitorial, and industrial supplies, providing a locally based alternative to the big-box retailers. The dropship model means there’s never any advanced purchasing of inventory or warehousing, and its fulfillment partners provide you with national reach to any home, office, or job site. eSupply is seeking franchisees who are sales oriented, love building local relationships, and are looking for a home-based business with an exciting mix of active, passive, and residual income.

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Expense Reduction Analysts (Canada) Ltd.

Since 1992, Expense Reduction Analysts (ERA) have helped thousands of businesses find hidden cash flow and improve operational efficiency in over 40 expense categories. Its consultants bring forth expertise, real-time industry benchmark data, and practical insider knowledge for dozens of supplier industries. ERA’s risk-free model means the cost of doing business with the brand comes from a portion of the savings it finds. If the consultants do not find savings, there is no fee for the services.

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Fitness Machine Technicians

Fitness Machine Technicians is the leader in exercise equipment service and repair.  It is a national franchise serving the U.S. and Canada with both commercial and residential clients. An especially attractive feature of the franchise is the potential for residual income through recurring preventive maintenance contracts. Clients range from corporations, colleges/universities, hotels, apartments/condominiums, health clubs, government agencies, property management companies, physical therapy centres, the residential market, and more. The opportunities are endless for this simple, low-investment model!

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FranServe

FranServe, Inc. is the world’s largest franchise consulting/broker organization. It’s comprised of highly experienced franchise professionals dedicated to helping others achieve their dreams of business ownership through franchising. The FranServe team shares an incredible 100+ years combined experience in the franchise industry. Its core values anchor in integrity, growth, and teamwork. FranServe’s 600+ professional brokers work with people every day who are in the market for a lifestyle/career change.

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Free Form Fitness Inc.

Free Form Fitness was started in 2006 and has grown to six locations. The brand is an exclusive personal training facility and a very good business if anyone is looking to franchise in the fitness industry.

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Forex Cargo Travel & Tours (iCargo Xpress)

Filipino migration is a dream for every working Filipino, and we always look back to our families and loved ones in the Philippines by sending balikbayan boxes full of groceries, clothes and bags, shoes, and other essential items which fulfill the silent wishes and build strong connections among us. iCargoXpress unites Filipino overseas in sending boxes to the Philippines.

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Ghost Kitchens

Ghost Kitchen Brands (GKB) has partnered with famous restaurant brands, iconic consumer packaged goods companies, and the most innovative technology companies to create the most advanced and scalable Ghost Kitchen concept. GKB has locations across Canada and the United States that focus on third-party delivery, as well as standalone, interior mall, and big box locations where walk-ins and pickup are fundamental. Ghost Kitchen Brands reaches consumers when, where, and how they want their favorite eats.

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Globe Accountant and Financial Services

According to Statistics Canada, the accounting industry is about a $20 billion industry. Canadianimmigration is welcoming more immigrants to Canada through their work permits, permanent residents, students, business visas, and refugee status, giving more scope for the accounting business.

The areas of accounting practice involve bookkeeping, personal, corporate, and not-for-profit taxes, payroll services, auditing, business registration and incorporations, among other disciplines.

Globe Accountants and Financial Services Inc. (GAAFS) is now offering franchise opportunities to people interested in starting their own accounting services business to take advantage of these growing opportunities. GAAFS is a 100 per cent owned subsidiary of Iyer’s Accounting Services Inc. (IAS). In view of the growing business demands and expectations, IAS has opened the franchise doors through GAAFS. Full training and support will be provided. Experience is not necessary.

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Go Oil Canada Inc.

Go Oil is Canada’s largest mobile vehicle maintenance provider. With over 25 franchises across the country, businesses and individuals can book appointments online or by phone to have their fleets or personal vehicles serviced around the clock. Go Oil’s mission is to provide an effortless experience, compatible with all lifestyles.

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Hangry Piri Piri Chicken

Hangry Piri Piri Kitchen isn’t your mom and pop’s traditional Portuguese kitchen. Hangry infuses authentic Piri Piri flavour into its favourite dishes, offering a contemporary twist on sandwiches, tacos, poutine, and more, while only using fresh, never frozen whole chicken. It aims to use local, fresh ingredients in all menu items. When hanger strikes, visit the coop to try the kicked-up version of Portuguese hangry chicken.

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International Workplace Group (IWG plc)

IWG plc. is the leading global workspace provider with more than 3,000 business centres across the globe. IWG has built an unparalleled network of office, co-working, and meeting spaces for companies to use in every city in the world. The network of workspaces enables businesses to operate anywhere, without the need for set-up costs or capital investment. It provides customers with immediate cost benefits and the opportunity to fully outsource their office portfolio. Designed to enhance productivity and connect 2.5 million like-minded professionals, it’s an instant global community and a place to belong.

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Jima Cannabis

Jima Cannabis is a B.C.-based recreational cannabis company, founded with a vision to combine technology, retail operational excellence, and customer experience together to form the foundation of a modern cannabis business. Islands have a strong reputation for their attractive lifestyle and calm mindset, an attitude that the cannabis retail brand seeks to embody. Its rapid expansion plans include the rest of Canada, and the U.S. Jima will partner with current and future store owners and operators who are navigating the licensed cannabis industry.

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KINTON RAMEN

Established in May 2012, KINTON RAMEN was one of the first Japanese ramen restaurants in Toronto. Led by executive chef Aki Urata and a team of professional ramen chefs, KINTON strives to offer its guests an extraordinary dining experience every time. Using the freshest ingredients to make the best quality noodles and broths, KINTON invites guests to taste its exceptional ramen bowls right down to the last drop.

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La Belle & La Bœuf / Beauty & The Beef

A leader in the world of burgers, La Belle et La Bœuf offers a unique menu with premium quality ingredients. Made from incomparable, 100 per cent natural Certified Angus beef ground chuck, the meat is never frozen and has no hormonal additives. La Belle et La Bœuf is the first restaurant in Canada to incorporate mixology and tabletop gaming. The restaurants offer a variety of premium alcohol-based cocktails concocted by internal experts. La Belle et La Bœuf also has a wide selection of local and international beers specially chosen to create perfect pairings with the amazing dishes. The unique décor is a tribute to the early 1970s. An anarchist sports bar concept in the image of the revolution for peace era that won’t make you dazed, but will keep you serene and happy!

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La Chambre

The atmosphere of a sports locker room is pumped with adrenaline, comradery, and a contagious, electric energy. The team spirit, shared passion, and love for the game can be felt amongst all team members. This euphoric ambience was the inspiration of this sports driven concept known as La Chambre. Created by sports fans, for sports fan, La Chambre is dedicated to providing its customers with the best sports driven atmosphere, with a promise of a great meal. Known for its gourmet poutines, succulent chicken wings, nachos loaded with all your favourite toppings, fall-off-the-bone ribs, and mouth-watering burgers, the menu is tacked with the best of the best! La Chambre doesn’t stop at having the best food; it also brings you the best beer. The lineup of micro brasserie beers is simply legendary! Locker room fun doesn’t end after the game, it goes into overtime at La Chambre!

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Lava Grill

From the Grill … to your plate! Lava Grill is a fast casual restaurant concept serving 100 per cent fresh and health-focused cuisine in an inviting, contemporary environment. Lava Grill’s kitchens are devoted to bringing high quality, flavourful food to as many communities as possible. Combining authentic flavours from across the Mediterranean with family recipes that have been developed from generation to generation.

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Les Rotisseries Au Coq / Benny Rotisseries

Au Coq was founded by a family who values the importance of sharing a meal with loved ones, resulting in a quick service concept for you to grab dinner on the go. Au Coq serves locally sourced, grain-fed, air-chilled, never frozen poultry. Au Coq prides itself on fast takeout and delivery service, as well as comfortable and casual dining areas. Consistently delicious chicken, ribs, and sides combined with affordable prices is why Au Coq customers are so loyal to this brand. Additionally, Foodtastic offers the Rotisseries Benny franchise with quick service (express), traditional, and combination structures.

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L’Gros Luxe

L’Gros Luxe is now Montreal’s most popular neighbourhood restaurant. To enhance the unique character of the areas they serve, Alex Bastide shuns sameness, opting instead to create personalized restaurants that meet the local community’s needs. Unlike typical restaurant chains, L’Gros Luxe adapts to its environment. Antique chandeliers and mirrors mingle with portraits of our ancestors, creating a distinctive and warm atmosphere in each establishment. And the welcoming staff is sure to make you feel right at home! Friendly and attentive, every employee—in the dining room, behind the bar, and in the kitchen—adheres to the owners’ eco-responsible and unifying values. Their vision? To bring total luxury to the masses with their comforting and affordable menu that prominently features vegetarian dishes, without neglecting meatier fare. Everyone should be able to enjoy L’Gros Luxe!

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Little Yogis Academy

Little Yogis is a leading mobile yoga and mindfulness enrichment program for kids. The brand’s tagline is ‘Positivity & Movement for Busy Minds’ as it aims to improve physical, mental, and emotional health through exercise curriculum. Its mission is to make yoga and mindfulness practices accessible to children globally. Little Yogis provides yoga, mental health, and wellness workshops for everyone within your community including childcare, schools, and families.

As a franchisee, you will be given all the tools to duplicate the brand’s success: training, use of trademarks, marketing support, operations systems, proprietary curriculum, custom supplies, and coaching to help you succeed as a business owner. Join a community of passionate business owners who are making a difference in the lives of children every single day.

Little Yogis Academy

Mad Radish

Mad Radish has made it its mission to provide every neighbourhood with consistently high-quality fast food, supporting the environment, the team members, and the well-being of customers. It has created a menu that’s nourishing, flavour-packed, and fully customizable. The internationally inspired hearty bowls, burritos, and salads are served up in plant-based packaging in a clean and welcoming environment. The brand features an expert balance of high-quality recipes with simplicity and replicability, ensuring that all workers can deliver a consistent customer experience. Mad Radish’s strong digital presence and centrally managed social media set it apart from other Canadian QSR brands. The online ordering tools are cutting edge and provide the brand with critical customer insights and communication channels. Join Canada’s most exciting new healthy fast food restaurant team and own a profitable business you’ll be proud of.

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MakerKids Inc.

MakerKids develops maker learning programs for kids and adults, and runs the first and largest makerspace for kids in the world. The Board of Advisors includes Dale Dougherty (CEO of Maker Media, MAKE Magazine, and Maker Faire) and Massimo Banzi (CEO of Arduino). The brand provides amazing interest-driven STEM programs to help kids move from being consumers to creators. Its three main offerings are currently: weekly programs, camps, and birthday parties.

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Mamma’s Pizza

For 65 years, Mamma’s Pizza has been Toronto’s favourite pizza, founded by Lidia Danesi in 1957. Lidia grew up in the Tuscany region of Italy. She came to Canada, bringing Italian recipes passed on to her from her family. Lidia was often seen preparing pizza in the window, and customers called her Mamma, Queen of the Pizzas.

Mamma’s Pizza has been passed on to the second and third generation and today it is corporately held, with franchise locations across the GTA, and is now spreading its wings across Ontario.

Since the beginning, the dough has been made daily on the premises, along with fresh homemade sauces. Mamma’s Pizza offers customers a choice of two styles of pizza, traditional and gourmet. Also on offer are fresh homemade pastas, meat, and chicken dishes, as well as a selection of hot sandwiches and fresh salads. Come join the Mamma’s Pizza family.

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Maple Bear Global Schools

Maple Bear is an international education brand with over 500 schools in over 30 countries. Every Maple Bear school follows a detailed turnkey curriculum developed from the ground up to reflect the very best in Canadian education, from preschool immersion programming to elementary K-12 (bilingual format). Canadian education experts offer year-round support, training, and annual quality assurance visits. Maple Bear is a proven franchise model across the globe, with over 15 years of experience.

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Milestones Grill + Bar

Milestones has been a leader in the casual fine-dining space in Canada for over 30 years by doing things a bit differently. Built on value, hospitality, comfort, and familiar food with a twist, all served up in an atmosphere that is the perfect backdrop for good people and good times. A warm and approachable place for celebrating milestone occasions, enjoying Sunday morning brunch, grabbing drinks with friends, or satisfying that pre-show craving.

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Musicworks Canada

Become a part of Canada’s fastest growing music-centered education franchise and expand your knowledge in business! Musicworks Canada is a sustainable franchise model born from a passion to teach people how to build wealth. Every school has an all-inclusive offering, from lessons to retail to instrument repair and maintenance, and AI-driven math and coding programs that provide students with a well-rounded education. With a low start-up cost of around $200,000, and detailed analysis that supports growth, Musicworks’ mission is to guide ordinary people to professional success and the freedom to build the future they want. It has put in time and effort to make Musicworks accessible to anyone; all new franchisees receive ongoing training and support and an analysis package to understand every step in the process.

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MVP Modern Barbers

The barber shop that is revolutionizing the franchising industry! MVP Modern Barbers’ barber shop franchise is a smart investment with affordable start-up costs, low operating costs, and excellent growth potential. Here’s why the MVP Modern Barbers team thinks this is the perfect franchise: you don’t need to be a barber to own an MVP Modern Barbers franchise—if you are new to business, that’s OK, the franchise will show you everything you need to know—and the leading-edge software runs everything for you from CRM/POS/marketing to payroll.

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Nickels Delicatessen

Don’t change a classic! Yes, Nickels’ smoked meats are the best in town, but the restaurants also serve burgers, sandwiches, poutine, milkshakes, and many other options for any appetite! For your health-conscious friends, great salads and grilled meats will be appreciated. Even the little ones will be delighted, with a kids’ menu offering all the choices they love. And how about a nice big piece of Celine chocolate cake? Gather with family and friends at your local Nickels to satisfy your craving for a great smoked meat sandwich or choose from many other menu options including burgers, sandwiches, poutine, milkshakes, salads, pastas, and much more. Nickels looks forward to seeing you for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

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O’Botz Canada

O’Botz is a multi-disciplinary robotics program with a specially designed curriculum to teach young children about robotics. STEM learning is the building block of this program, allowing children to think scientifically and evolve technically. The program utilizes hands-on activities to engage a child’s curious mind. Children learn to experiment, innovate, and build robotic models and machines throughout the seven progressive levels of the course.

Children learn to explore the limitless possibilities in their imaginative mind. They build robots, make intelligent circuit connections, and build functional models that foster analytical thinking, creativity, and develop children into exceptional problem solvers. O’Botz’s practical approach encourages children to implement techniques and tools necessary for building projects. It strives to make STEM learning a fun activity that keeps children involved and enables them to encounter challenges. The whole process develops better cognitive abilities and allows children to think outside the box of learning and imagination.

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PerCurra

Why choose a PerCurra home care franchise? PerCurra is an award-winning ‘care at home’ company offering an extensive range of services to all adults who require support to live their life their way. PerCurra markets these services direct to the users and, with many individual contracts rather than a few local authorities, has minimized the financial risk. The services are for people with a range of needs due to learning or physical disabilities, mental health, or other health issues.

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Perk Hero Software Inc.

Perk Hero offers a unique franchise business at an attractive start-up price. Through Perk Hero, franchisees can offer restaurants, retail, and any small business with a brick-and-mortar location, a solution that provides the convenience of mobile payment combined with a powerful digital loyalty program that empowers them to create, market, and measure real-time mobile offers and rewards to loyal customers. Each local business pays a modest monthly fee for access to tools such as order by QR, QR code payment, multiple payment methods including Alipay and Bitpay, push notifications, digital loyalty, and the ability to reach new customers through the Perk Hero App and online marketplace. All franchisees have access to Perk Hero’s online portal, which provides powerful analytics, merchant management, promotional tools, and support and training.

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Pest Detective Corporate Canada

Pest Detective Corporate Canada (PDCC) is the leading provider of pest control services throughout the Lower Mainland of British Columbia. It currently has eight franchises operating 14 locations. PDCC manages a call centre handling an average of 5,000 calls per month. The customer service representatives at PDCC use specialized CRM software to book services and then dispatch to technicians in all franchise locations. PDCC provides in-house and online training for franchisees and technicians to hit the ground running and continue to learn best practices.

The capital investment for a prospective franchisee is low and largely comprises the franchise fee and a late model truck outfitted with a lockable canopy and complete with inventory and equipment. Marketing and social media is managed by PDCC. There are available regions in the Lower Mainland, Interior, and Nanaimo in B.C. and throughout Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Ontario.

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Phenix Salon Suites

Already a booming business sector in the U.S., Phenix Salon Suites offers a paradigm shift: co-working spaces for self-employed professionals in beauty, health, and wellness. Phenix buildings offer 30 or more fully separate, small suites for rent on a month-to-month basis that each professional can decorate to their own taste. The 330 Phenix locations in the United States enjoy a thriving community of hair, nail, skin, massage, and lifestyle professionals. Ranging in size from 4,500 to 8,000 sq. ft. in retail or first floor commercial buildings, the concept offers a better alternative for customers and professionals. For the franchise owner, there is a nice return on investment, with no employees or inventory to manage. With empty retail space, the redevelopment of malls, and new millennial housing, the Salon Suites model has many opportunities for new locations in Canada.

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Pokeworks

Pokeworks is the world’s largest and leading fast casual, premium poke brand. Pokeworks provides a super-fresh, healthy, craveable take on traditional poke bowls, burritos, salads, and sides. The brand serves only the highest quality, sashimi-grade sustainable fish, proteins, freshly cut veggies, and hand-crafted sauces.

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Prime Pubs

Fionn MacCool’s first opened its doors in 1996 in Hamilton, Ontario and has since expanded across Canada. The inspiration for this collection of pubs came from the founder’s trip to Ireland in the early 1990s. The unique culture and hospitality found in Irish pubs called “Craic” is the essence of Fionn’s. It’s about connecting with people, sharing a story and a laugh while listening to some live music over a perfectly poured pint and great food.

Radius Apollo Investments, LLC

Radius Apollo Investments, LLC has acquired the exclusive right to use the unique The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill systems and the mark for the development and operation of fast casual, quick service restaurants known as The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill Restaurant throughout the Ontario region.

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REACH OG Learning Centres Inc.

REACH OG Learning Centres Inc. are academic remediation centres and Orton-Gillingham training centres that were formed to assist individuals who are struggling to learn to read or write, and provide high-level professional development to teachers. Specializing in the Orton-Gillingham approach to remediating language-based learning difficulties, the team has been specifically trained to teach reading, writing, and basic language skills to students who have difficulties acquiring these skills. As specialists in dyslexia and other learning difficulties, REACH provides unparalleled support to students and families navigating learning disabilities and other struggles with literacy. Additionally, REACH is the leading provider of certified Orton-Gillingham training and professional development to teachers across Canada. REACH supports its franchisees with high-level OG tutoring and intervention services to students in their community through each learning centre, and certified OG training to teachers in their region.

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Royal York Property Management

Royal York Property Management is a property rental and leasing firm, with a portfolio of over 13,000 properties, that offers guaranteed rental income. Valued at $7.8 billion+ in real estate assets under management, the company is advancing technology in their processes and systems, and is expanding globally. With 15 office locations across Ontario, Canada, and Europe, the company is leading the potential in property management, and surpassing the client experience by having all departments operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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School of Rock Franchising, LLC

School of Rock is an education trailblazer with its revolutionary, performance-based model of music instruction. It is a rapidly growing education franchise with over 300 locations across 15 countries. Through a combination of one-on-one lessons, group rehearsals, and live performances, students develop mastery of music theory and proficiency. The patented approach has helped more than 50,000 aspiring musicians of all ages and skill levels hone their talents and build confidence through rock n’ roll.

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Shawerma Plus

Asem G. and Baraat K. opened the first Shawerma Plus quick service restaurant in 2012. One year later, they were joined by Jawad G., who helped the team grow and scale to regional leader status through catering large orders, growing the online ordering systems year-over-year, simplifying the menu, and bringing the operation up to speed with world-leading QSR brands. Today, this tri-city favorite is a multi-award-winning restaurant, with 57+ awards amongst shawerma lovers and foodies. Their easy-to-operate systems, unified simple menus, and expert leadership all combine to create the perfect franchise opportunity. They are now ready to bring the Shawerma Plus brand to several other cities in Ontario (and beyond) over the next few years.

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Shoeless Joe’s

Shoeless Joe’s Sports Grill breaks away from the stereotypical casual dining experience. Get familiar with the concept and you will quickly understand that Shoeless Joe’s is something vibrant and unique. It is all about sports. It is all about the fan. It is all about providing the Ultimate Fan Experience. Imagine being able to share in the experience of thrilling, seat-gripping sports moments; Shoeless Joe’s Sports Grill makes you feel like part of the big game. It’s the top sports-centered restaurant concept in Canada. It aims to deliver the Ultimate Fan Experience by creating an environment that celebrates all sports, all the time. Shoeless Joe’s Sports Grill cares about its guests and pours passion into creating innovative food and drink options. Its disciplined approach and obsession for the brand consistently delivers leading financial performance for its restaurants and for its franchisees. 

Skill Samurai

Canada’s original coding franchise; the only STEM franchise to offer both brick and mortar and mobile programs to elementary through high school students. Skill Samurai’s year-round programs, summer camps, and learning labs prepare students for college, internships, and careers in programming, game development, design, and robotics. The franchise offers a proven business model, five revenue streams, low start-up costs, family-friendly work hours, and great training and support in a growing industry.

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Slab Burgers

Slab Burgers specializes in customized, fast-grilled, homemade burger products and service. Its service has offered speedy and reliable performance throughout the years. Its products are among the best in Toronto, as per most customers, and they have a high percentage of return customers. Founded in 2011, Slab Burgers is dedicated to offering the highest industry standard and most efficient solutions to the fast-grilling, homemade burgers sector. Various customers recognize the reliable and speedy service, from residents, students, tradespeople, professionals, and many more.

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Sola Salon Studios

Named the number one salon studios franchise and a Top Global Franchise in 2021 by Entrepreneur Magazine, Sola Salon Studios offers a proven real estate rental model that requires minimal staff and drives unparalleled occupancy and retention rates. With over 17 years of salon studio expertise, the team offers industry-leading support in market analysis, site selection, integrated marketing expertise, training, and ongoing education. Sola Salon Studios is poised and ready for growth throughout Canada, with desirable territories available.

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Soulful Delish Healthy Cafe

Soulful Delish Healthy Cafe is an innovator and the absolute leader in the booming healthy fast casual food industry. Today’s customer has an insatiable, growing appetite for nutritious, delicious food and drinks. Soulful Delish is perfectly positioned to meet this demand, providing guests with an extraordinary health experience unlike any they’ve ever tasted. Whether you’re looking for a refreshing mid-afternoon smoothie or a hearty meal, every item out of the fresh kitchen has unmatched flavours and health benefits, always made fresh to order, right in front of your eyes. Soulful Delish only uses natural ingredients of the highest quality.

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Souvlaki Bar

The place for the freshest, most delicious Greek food in town. Souvlaki Bar Greek Restaurants are reminiscent of the seaside tavernas on the islands and along the coasts of Greece. Come and enjoy a delicious meal with the family or have drinks and mezzes with friends. Quality and freshness are at the heart of Souvlaki Bar. A vast selection of authentic Greek food awaits. This franchise is available as a full service or quick service restaurant.

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Subway Subs of Canada Limited

Subway, the world’s largest submarine sandwich franchise with over 42,000 restaurants in 112 countries, takes pride in offering one of the most reasonable, well-structured franchise programs available. There are over 3,100 restaurants in Canada. The SUBWAY concept is a low-investment, simple operation serving delicious fast food. Famous for its made-to-order sandwiches and salads prepared in front of customers, SUBWAY offers various breads baked daily and also offers a breakfast and catering menu.

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Taco Boyz

Fastcasual quick service Mexican grill.

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Tenmay 16 Investment

Tenmay16 Investment Corp. has a strong team with sound business acumen as well as in-depth industry knowledge and experience in the health care, food, and beverage industry. The company recently acquired a pharmacy and supplement store with a series of private label natural health products and plans to establish a franchise structure to quickly promote its brand name products and expand its outreach across B.C. and Canada. The goal of the company is to grow into a profitable amalgamation that provides its target customers a one-stop, well-rounded and comprehensive solution to their need for a healthy, sustainable, and socially responsible lifestyle. It believes that franchising would be a good option to attract entrepreneurs with the same vision and relevant skills to join this noble cause.

THE TEN SPOT

THE TEN SPOT has created a niche concept that blends the best of the luxury spa world with the convenience of the salon world to cater to what busy women want most: impeccably executed, efficient services in an ultra-clean environment. THE TEN SPOT offers manis, pedis, facials, waxing, and laser in the fastest, cleanest, and coolest anti-spa in the business. THE TEN SPOT created the “anti-spa” beauty bar concept in 2006 and was the first on the scene to offer efficient yet impeccable services and execute thousands of impeccable services every week. Its goal has been simple: bridge the gap between upscale spas offering over-the-top services and at the other end of the spectrum, the cheap and oftentimes questionable chop shops. This niche has been the sweet spot for THE TEN SPOT for the past decade.

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Tommy Café

Tommy Café has its roots in the heart of Old Montreal, sharing the neighbourhood’s charm, European flair, and inviting spirit. Tommy Café was born with the vision of creating a welcoming atmosphere, in a quaint setting, with the promise of a chill vibe. A balanced blend of modern design, mid-century furniture, and Victorian architecture, you can’t help but fall in love with Tommy Café.

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UROSPOT

UROSPOT is a private urologically focused clinic that provides freedom and confidence to women and men struggling with bladder leaks, urgency, night waking, prolapse, and sexual dysfunction. UROSPOT helps clients strengthen their pelvic floor using the Kegel Throne. This Health Canada and FDA approved chair is an innovative medical device that does over 11,000 kegels for you while you remain fully clothed. Nothing goes inside your body, and no one is touching you. The team of pelvic health experts provide world-class education, health coaching, and the innovative treatment to help you say goodbye to bladder leaks, urgency, and pads. UROSPOT is disrupting pelvic health and becoming the number one destination for pelvic floor strengthening in Canada. This is a one-of-a-kind franchise system that brings joy to clients’ lives every single day.

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Vertika Design

Vertika Design is a wall covering installation company that provides turnkey services. Vertika Design offers a full range of services to meet finishing needs like bricks, wood walls, and green walls. Whether it is for home, office or business, Vertika designs give rooms character with original coverings. Vertika Design encourages the local economy with materials made here.

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VIP Lube

VIP Lube is a super-fast, no appointment necessary, new car warranty approved oil change experience. Any garage can provide an oil change service, but do they offer genuine VIP service? VIP Lube stands out from the competition with its old-fashioned values and service, all while keeping up with the current technological trends. At VIP Lube, highly trained staff are there to help, explain, and educate customers on the important preventative maintenance a vehicle requires. Their expertise and knowledge will provide customers with peace of mind. With over 20 years of experience in the quick lube industry, the group decided to create a brand with a culture where everyone is treated like a VIP: the customers, the team members, the franchise partners, and the suppliers.

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Water Babies

Water Babies is the world’s leading baby and toddler swim school, with 69 franchises around the world teaching over 50,000 children each week. Founded on passion, professionalism, and a drive to provide the best start in life for swimmers, Water Babies constantly revises and improves its programs with experience and science in mind. Its franchises also offer an incredible underwater photography program and a high-quality retail service that keeps its swimmers comfortable and its pools clean and running.

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WAXON Laser + Waxbar

WAXON is Canada’s number one hair removal destination, providing the smoothest experience for all your hair removal needs every time! From waxing, laser, and brows, to tinting and lash lifts, WAXON specializes in efficient, high-quality, and affordable services for everyone. Joining the WAXON family of franchise partners means becoming part of an established brand and having access to a proven turnkey model, and the best training, systems, and products in the industry. If you are passionate about owning your own business and interested in being part of a successful brand in the personal care industry, the team at WAXON looks forward to meeting you.

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X-Golf Canada

X-Golf is an indoor golf simulator and entertainment franchise that features the world’s most advanced golf simulator technology. The X-Golf franchise model offers an exciting business opportunity for those ready to pursue a new venture in a unique, non-saturated, developing sports and entertainment industry. The indoor golf simulator venues are market-leading, sophisticated, socially interactive locations. Food and beverage services are streamlined to create low overhead, high-margin opportunities for franchisees. This is all backed by state-of-the-art, innovative virtual reality technology.

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Zebra Robotics

Zebra Robotics is a pioneer in providing quality training to students in the field of robotics and coding. The brand’s innovative approach to STEM education equips students with the skills and knowledge required to have the upper hand in a fast-paced, technology-driven future. Robotics, coding, and technology are the future of education. With over 11 million jobs that will require STEM-related skills in the next five years, this is a perfect time to start your Zebra Robotics franchise.

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