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Job Losses In Canada Are Mounting; Franchise Business Ownership Interest Is On The Rise

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Yes, even our friends in the Great White North are feeling economic pain. Interest in self-employment, namely buying a franchise, is on the radar of more and more Canadians…However, the opportunistic types live there too.

From The Gazette;

People who have lost their jobs are "vulnerable," and should be
careful, warns Ned Levitt, a franchise lawyer at Gowlings in Toronto.
In times like this, "franchising lends itself to con artists and
flim-flammers" who will "take advantage of naive individuals."

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I'm The Franchise King®, Joel Libava. I help prospective franchise owners avoid bank account emptying mistakes.
For 23 years, I’ve been showing people how to make smart, informed decisions on franchises to buy, and I can help you, too!
P.S. I'm not a franchise consultant/broker.

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