In 2014 our industry was the leading Canadian job creator, producing a whopping total of 31,300 new jobs! Beyond that, in 2014 restaurants created over 280,000 new spin-off jobs in industries like manufacturing, farming, finance, among many others.
After another record year, Forbes predicts that unless the political landscape for franchising changes, 2015 will be a year characterized by high growth within the franchising industry. The economy is expected to grow by about 3.1% while our industry will grow by over 5%. Needless to say we’re excited for the year ahead!