CFA – Canadian Franchise Association
The Canadian Franchise Association represents over 400 franchise companies and the professionals who support the franchise industry. The CFA represents all regions of the country, and promotes a strong code of ethics as well as the mandatory use of the CFA disclosure document guide. In signing on as a CFA member, franchisors agrees to give potential franchisees all the information they require to make a viable business decision.
IFA – International Franchise Association
The International Franchise Association, founded in 1960, is a membership organization of franchisors, franchisees, and suppliers. The International Franchise Association Code of Ethics is intended to establish a framework for the implementation of best practices in the franchise relationships of IFA members. The Code represents the ideals to which all IFA members agree to subscribe in their franchise relationships. The Code is one component of the IFA’s self-regulation program, which also includes the IFA Ombudsman and revisions to the IFA bylaws that will streamline the enforcement mechanism for the Code. The IFA’s members believe that adherence to the values expressed in the IFA Code will result in healthy, productive, and mutually beneficial franchise relationships.
NTA – National Tutor Association
NTA’s mission is to foster the advancement of professional and peer tutoring, support research into best practices and standards for all tutors, support tutor training, advocate for tutor certification, and uphold the NTA Code of Ethics. As such the NTA is not a private tutorial agency and does not accept students for tutorial study. The NTA is not a sanctioning or arbitration agency.