A Look at Provincial Legislation for Protecting Franchisees: Alberta

Laws specifically regarding franchising in Canada are created and administered by the provinces. This means that some parts of the country have clear regulations regarding franchising while other parts of the country have no regulations at all.

Only six of the 10 provinces have legislatio[...] Read more...

What to Ask Current Franchisees When You’re Thinking About Joining a Franchise

As part of your due diligence when researching franchises, you should ask current franchisees in the system about their experiences. In provinces that have franchise legislation that requires franchises to provide a franchise disclosure document, you should receive a list of all current and forme[...] Read more...

What you Need to Know About Health and Beauty Franchising in Canada

Being fit and healthy and looking good are things that will always remain important to people, which is why the health and beauty industry is always a good bet to get involved in. Fortunately for Canadians who are looking to open a business in this industry, franchising offers many opportunities.[...] Read more...

Understanding Franchise Relationship Structures

Franchising, at its core, is a way for a company to expand and distribute its products or services. In “Traditional Franchising,” product manufacturers use a downstream distribution system to get their products to market. In “Business Format Franchising,” companies sell th[...] Read more...