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For Gord and Alisa Gelderman, no year was more challenging for their family-owned Minuteman Press franchise in Chilliwack than 2020.
Celebrating 25 years in business in Surrey, Minuteman Press franchise owner Doug Frederickson is living proof that the modern printing industry is alive and thriving.
World Gym International, the iconic global brand of seriously fun fitness, is opening its first neighborhood fitness studio with World Gym Athletics Chilliwack.
Minuteman Press International, the world's largest and #1 rated design, marketing, and printing franchise, is proud to celebrate its 40th anniversary of franchising in Canada.
Nestlé® Toll House® Café by Chip®, the popular international bakery café chain, has started serving up a wide assortment of freshly baked confections at its first Vancouver café, located at 980 Howe St.
uBreakiFix opens in South Granville on April 5 at 2427 Granville St. The growing technology repair brand provides same-day repair service of all electronics, specializing in cell phone repair and computer repair.
uBreakiFix opened in Kelowna on April 3 at 10-1470 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna BC.
uBreakiFix opened in Nanaimo on Oct. 21at 4890 Rutherford Rd., Ste. 14.
uBreakiFix opened on August 29 in North Vancouver at 1048 Marine Dr. This is the brand’s second location in British Columbia, joining uBreakiFix Nanaimo.
Doug Frederickson found a franchise opportunity with Minuteman Press that helped him take back control of his personal life.

Recent News:

Mr. Lube, Canada’s is proud to announce that it has been recognized with the prestigious designation of Platinum Club Member by Canada’s Best Managed Companies in 2021.
Image360 announced its plans to expand its North American footprint into new markets across Canada.
Allegra Marketing Print Mail announced its plans to expand its North American footprint into several new markets across Canada.
Nathan’s Famous, Inc., the American tradition serving New York favorites for more than 100 years, today announces the expansion of their menu offerings to Vancouver, Canada.
Hyatt Place Prince George, the first Hyatt Place branded hotel in northern British Columbia, is officially open, expanding the Hyatt Place brand’s footprint globally.
German Doner Kebab has confirmed its position as one of the most exciting brands of the future after signing-up a host of new franchise partners in recent months.
Paris Baguette, the global bakery-café franchise, seeks development opportunities in Vancouver as it strengthens its presence in western North America.
Dave’s Hot Chicken announced today it has inked a franchise agreement with Obelysk Foods Ltd., led by John Bitove, founder of the NBA Toronto Raptors, to open up 30 locations in Canada, focused initially on Ontario and British Columbia.
As Canadian employers and employees prepare for the post COVID-19 new normal, some industries are poised for early success, while others may take longer to adapt.
Take 5 Oil Change®, the fastest growing quick lube chain in the United States with more than 500 shops, today announced it will enter the Canadian market by converting 39 Pro Oil Change shops across four provinces.
The next decade is set to kick off with near record low unemployment, leaving businesses scrambling to find skilled workers. Yet some job seekers worry it will be even harder to find employment in 2020.
As Canadians prepare to ring in the new year, unemployment has increased slightly to 5.9%, and there are more people seeking work in Quebec, Alberta and British Columbia.
Pho Hoa Noodle Soup, the leading North American based Vietnamese food franchise, announced the grand opening of a new location in Surrey, British Columbia.
Dale Carnegie announced a new franchise partner group has purchased the British Columbia territory of the franchise.
The donation will go towards an exciting new partnership between Shoe Bank Canada and Big Brothers Big Sisters agencies in British Columbia and Ontario.
FAT (Fresh. Authentic. Tasty.) Brands Inc. (“FAT Brands” or the “Company”), parent company of Fatburger, is pleased to share the opening of its newest restaurant in Sumas.
Beloved BC restaurant chain White Spot is reaffirming its longstanding focus on supporting and buying local by bringing back its seasonal blueberry menu features at 102 White Spot and Triple O’s locations across the province.
Cap-it® Genuine Truckware™ announces the relocation of its retail store in Grande Prairie, Alberta to 11470 98th Ave., on high-traffic Alberta Highway 43.
Allegra Marketing Print Mail announced two new franchise agreements for Madison, Wisconsin and Abbottsford, British Columbia.
Cap-it® expands its executive ranks with the addition of Stephanie Ivy as Vice President of Finance.
German Doner Kebab, which is part of the Hero Brands fast-casual portfolio, has announced plans to expand across North America.
Beloved BC institution White Spot became the first restaurant chain to be honoured with the Ocean Wise® Sustainable Seafood Award at the 2019 Where To Dine Vancouver Awards.
Nearly 36 years after opening its first store outside the U.S. in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Domino’s Pizza will open the doors to its 500th Canadian store today.
Beloved BC restaurant chain White Spot is going above and Beyond to give its guests even more variety this spring by adding the 100%-plant-based Beyond Burger® patty to its menu of mouthwatering signature burgers and entrées.
White Spot Limited is honoured to be named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, for the 8th year in a row and is a Best Managed Platinum Club member.
Young Rembrandts has etched its name as British Columbia’s leading childhood art enrichment program with the recent transfer of the territory to a new franchisee.
Allegra Marketing Print Mail, a franchise concept that serves the multi-billion dollar market for marketing, print and graphics services, is poised to expand its footprint in North America.
Blaze Fast Fire’d Pizza, the recognized world leader in fast artisanal pizza, is giving fans in West Vancouver a reason to celebrate.
North America's fastest growing home care franchise system, Nurse Next Door, has announced its first international deal.
Steve Nash Fitness World & Sports Clubs (SNFW) announced that it is launching BC’s first ever Crunch Fitness Franchise in Spring 2019.
Blaze Fast Fire’d Pizza, the recognized world leader in fast artisanal pizza, is giving fans in Vancouver a reason to celebrate.
Anago Cleaning Systems is pleased to announce its newest Vancouver, Canada Master Franchise Owners, husband-and-wife team of Ginette and Tim Bourke.
Canada’s leading pizza chain, Pizza Pizza has officially made its way to the West Coast with its first location now open at 527 Sixth Street in New Westminster.
The Ricky’s Group of Family-style Restaurants, a Canadian company, is celebrating kids and back to school with a Wafflemania menu launching in September in time for back to school.
CEFA Early Learning is pleased to announce the grand opening of their newest location in Pitt Meadows will take place tomorrow, Saturday, September 15, 2018.
Eat the Frog Fitness is expanding its empire to Canada, making the franchise company an international brand.
Following its rapid growth in the United States, Club Pilates, the world’s largest Pilates franchise, announced today its first international studio development in Canada.
Residents of Langley now have a new flavor in town.
Hyatt announced plans to expand the Hyatt Place and Hyatt House brand footprint in Canada with the signing of management and franchise agreements by a Hyatt affiliate for nine Hyatt Place hotel and three Hyatt House hotels.
Nothing says BC like White Spot!
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