Top 5 Low-Cost Franchise Businesses in Canada for 2020

A low-cost franchise is a good option for entrepreneurs with a tight budget or those who would like to try themselves in the type of business. The best low-cost franchises offer opportunities for growth. Besides, cheap franchises can be run from home, don`t require numerous staff and allow the owner to work at their own pace. Top cheap franchises to own in Canada could be found in coffee, restaurant, home dog training, auto repair, tax service businesses. No matter if the franchise is expensive or cheap it offers a proven business concept, well-established management and continued support of a professional team! Find the hottest Low-Cost Franchises in Canada for 2020 in the list below.

Top 10 best franchises to start with low investment in Canada


Founded in: 1988
Franchising since: 1993
Franchise units: 709
Initial investment: from $11,000
Royalty Fees: 0%

Put your entrepreneurial and community spirit to work! Coffee News is a fun little restaurant publication with a secret: extremely effective ads! You sell the ads, we provide the weekly content to keep your readers thoroughly entertained and coming back for more! Ongoing training and support! An ideal home-based business that was established in 1988, Coffee News has become the world’s largest franchised publication.


Founded in: 1992
Franchising since: 1992
Franchise units: 130
Initial investment: from $3,000
Royalty Fees: 0%

Come thrive with us! Master franchises are available across Canada to those with management and sales experience. The master franchise program is an executive franchise opportunity for those looking to make above-average returns. You manage the business while your local service franchisees do the cleaning. Our local franchise program was created for entrepreneurs interested in starting a service-based business in the commercial cleaning field. Janitorial contracts, equipment, and an extensive training program are all included.


Founded in: 1989
Franchising since: 1994
Franchise units: 235
Initial investment: from $25,000
Royalty Fees: 11%

Bark Busters’ mission is to improve the lives of dogs and the families that love them. We are looking for people who share this passion. The most successful Bark Buster franchisees are great communicators who are confident in their ability to promote themselves and succeed at something new. Our highly effective training techniques, intensive training program, support network, an excellent reputation, international scale, infrastructure and systems, web presence, and proven business model provide our franchisees a huge competitive advantage in the dog training industry.


Founded in: 1987
Franchising since: 1994
Franchise units: 45
Initial investment: from $30,000
Royalty Fees: 5%

Enjoy the Great Outdoors and be part of a great new approach to lawncare. Join Canada’s fastest-growing organic and environmentally considerate lawn care franchise. Full training, marketing and ongoing support programs, covering infield training, business and turf management. Our ORGANIC & ENVIRO considerate programs provide a beautiful deep green lawn at a lower price than it would cost customers to create themselves, guaranteed. Great business for you and your family to enjoy for years to come.


Founded in: 1992
Franchising since: 1992
Franchise units: 630+
Initial investment: from $25,000
Royalty Fees: 0%

Fix Auto is part of Canada’s largest automotive aftermarket services network with over 270 locations across the country. Celebrating 25 years of excellence, each Fix Auto centre is owned and operated locally offering hassle-free care and services that return vehicles to their pre-collision luster and performance. Our company and our network continue to grow nationally and globally, thanks to a solid foundation based on entrepreneurship and innovation. With more than 630 locations around the world, Fix Auto is the global body shop network.