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Pets to Vets franchise attracts retirees

Pets to Vets franchise attracts retirees

A local pet transportation franchise is a low-cost option for low-income seniors looking to make extra cash
New franchise law means “full disclosure”

New franchise law means “full disclosure”

The franchises act comes into effect Feb. 1 and will force franchisors to disclose financial information
Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen opens in Calgary

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen opens in Calgary

The franchise's move into Alberta signifies its first venture into Western Canada
Franchise location practice challenged by recent ruling

Franchise location practice challenged by recent ruling

An Ontario Superior Court of Justice rule "may change the game for franchisors and franchisees alike if it's not overturned"
B.C.’s new franchise laws start February 1

B.C.’s new franchise laws start February 1

The new rules are said to protect small-business operators who own a franchised business
Franchise Show coming to Vancouver Convention Centre Nov. 5

Franchise Show coming to Vancouver Convention Centre Nov. 5

The Canadian Franchise Association is hosting its annual trade show Nov. 5 and 6.
Cara Operations gobbles up Original Joe’s stake for $93m

Cara Operations gobbles up Original Joe’s stake for $93m

Ontario restaurant group takes an 89.2 per cent stake in Calgary-based chain with more than 150 outlets
Tim Hortons hopes to match Burger King's international success

Tim Hortons hopes to match Burger King's international success

Tim Hortons now has 4,464 outlets and sales are up 2.7 per cent in the second quarter
Winnipeg Wendy’s tests SkiptheDishes home delivery

Winnipeg Wendy’s tests SkiptheDishes home delivery

Winnipeg service the first in Canada as part of a pilot program
Trevor Linden acquires local rights to Orangetheory Fitness

Trevor Linden acquires local rights to Orangetheory Fitness

Former Canuck captain Trevor Linden expands his chain of fitness clubs, while Anytime Fitness' global expansion into Vancouver continues