Franchise in Canada captures yet another award.

Date: MAY 12th, 2009

Topic: Franchise News

On Monday May 4, 2009, The Canadian Franchise Association held their gala Award of Excellence banquet in Toronto, ON. This event brought together the nation's most recognizable franchise brands., the 2008 Award of Excellence winner, once again took centre stage to accept top prize in their category at the annual "Frankie Awards" Gala.


The Award of Excellence, first presented in 1992 by the Canadian Franchise Association (CFA), celebrates and recognizes mutually supported relationships between a franchise system and its franchisees. The commemorative statue awarded features two figures stepping in unison, symbolizing a franchisor and franchisee moving forward - together.

"We're proud to represent such a great group of franchise owners", says Ken LeBlanc, President and CEO of Although we're excited to be recognized by our peers in Canadian franchising, this award truly represents the all the sweat equity, dedication and belief our franchise owners have invested in our system and share with our customers. Without them the nationwide success we enjoy would not be possible". As an organization, we are once again both proud and humbled in being recognized this way by the CFA".

"The award is more than a good-looking statuette," says Cheryl Kostopoulos, Chair of the CFA Award of Excellence in Franchising Committee. "It's about education, the CFA's Code of Ethics, good public relations for franchising, and highlighting the fact that, when the franchisor and the franchisees work together, there is no better way to do business. This is what CFA is all about. It reflects our core values: how to do franchising right."