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April 10, 2014
The Garage Door Depot®Receives 2014 Franchisee's Choice Award from the CFA

The Garage Door Depot® is proud to announce that it has been awarded the "2014 Franchisee's Choice" designation from the Canadian Franchise Association (CFA).

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March 13, 2014
The Garage Door Depot®Announces New Franchise in Laval, Quebec

The Garage Door Depot® is pleased to announce that Ben Neilson has acquired a 2nd franchise in the market of Laval, Quebec.

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January 16, 2014
The Garage Door Depot®Announces New Franchise in West Monreal, Quebec

The Garage Door Depot® is pleased to announce that Ben Neilson has acquired the franchise for West Montreal, Quebec.

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+ 2013

December 30, 2013
The Garage Door Depot®Announces New Franchises in Richmond, Delta and the North Shore

The Garage Door Depot® is pleased to announce that Ron Helferty and Hashim Mitha has acquired the franchises for the City of Richmond, City of Delta, & North Shore region in British Columbia.

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December 23, 2013
The Garage Door Depot®Announces New Franchise in Fort McMurray, Alberta

The Garage Door Depot® is pleased to announce that Ron Locke has acquired the Ffranchise for Fort McMurray, Alberta.

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November 30, 2013
The Garage Door Depot®Announces New Franchises

The Garage Door Depot® is pleased to announce new Franchises in Delta, North Shore and Richmond BC and Fort McMurray, Alberta.

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August 15, 2013
The Garage Door Depot®Announces New Franchises in Grande Prairie, Alberta

The Garage Door Depot® is pleased to announce that Michael Robinson has acquired the franchises for Grande Prairie, Alberta.

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August 7, 2013
The Garage Door Depot®Announces 2 New Franchises in London & Windsor, Ontario

The Garage Door Depot® is pleased to announce that Pablo Daniel Maciuk has acquired the franchises for London Region & Windsor Region, in southwestern Ontario.

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August 2013
The Garage Door Depot® is Proud to Announce the Following New Franchises

London, Ontario - Windsor, Ontario and Grande Prairie - Alberta

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July 2013
The Garage Door Depot® is Proud to Announce the Following New Franchises

Montreal South - Quebec, Ottawa East - Ontario, and Calgary East - Alberta

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June 3, 2013
The Garage Door Depot® Ranks No. 268 on the 2013 PROFIT 500

PROFIT Magazine today ranked The Garage Door Depot No. 268 on the 25th annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada's Fastest Growing Companies

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April 16, 2013
The Garage Door Depot®Announces New Franchise in Ottawa, Ontario.

The Garage Door Depot® is pleased to announce that Greg Darby has acquired the franchise for Ottawa East, Ontario

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April 15, 2013
The Garage Door Depot®Announces New Franchise in Montreal, Quebec

The Garage Door Depot® is pleased to announce that Corey Dewey has acquired the franchise for Montreal South, Quebec.

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April 12, 2013
The Garage Door Depot® Announces Announces Membership with the Canadian Franchise Association

Patrick Rutten Vice President of Franchising for The Garage Door Depot® of Canada, announced today the national company has received membership in the Canadian Franchise Association. We are very pleased to be associated with such a quality organization and look forward to our participation in the upcoming years , in all levels.

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January 2013
The Garage Door Depot® Article in Canadian Business' Franchise Magazine

The installation, maintenance, repair and replacement of garage doors are not typically the domain of franchises, but The Garage Door Depot® has set out to change that.

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+ 2012

November 5, 2012
The Garage Door Depot® Announces New Franchise Owners in Victoria, British Columbia

The Garage Door Depot® is pleased to announce that Dave Wight & Steve Gaskin have acquired the Garage Door Depot® franchise for Victoria, British Columbia.

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October 5, 2012
The Garage Door Depot® Announces New Franchise in Winnipeg, Manitoba

The Garage Door Depot® is pleased to announce that Dean & June Murfitt have acquired the Garage Door Depot® franchise for Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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October 1, 2012
The Garage Door Depot® Announces New Franchise in Calgary, Alberta

The Garage Door Depot® is pleased to announce that Rob Miller has acquired the Garage Door Depot® franchise for Calgary Alberta.

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August 10, 2012
The Garage Door Depot® Announces New Franchise in Whitehorse, Yukon

The Garage Door Depot® is pleased to announce that Russell and Heather Griffiths have acquired the Garage Door Depot franchise for Whitehorse in the Yukon Territories.

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June 1, 2012
Honoured by Profit Magazine 2nd Year in a Row

The Garage Door Depot®,subsidiary company of Canadian Access & Door Systems Inc. is proud to announce that it has been included in the 24th annual PROFIT magazine ranking of Canada's Top 200 Fastest-Growing Companies.

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April 12, 2012
The Garage Door Depot® Announces New Franchise in East Edmonton

The Garage Door Depot® is pleased to announce that Jim Goode has acquired his second franchise in Edmonton, Alberta.

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April 11, 2012
The Garage Door Depot® Partners With Swisstrax Canada

The Garage Door Depot® is proud to announce that it has entered into a strategic relationship with Swisstrax Canada (www.swisstraxcanada.com) to distribute their product nationally in Canada.

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March 21, 2012
Announcing Aeroplan® Reward Miles

The Garage Door Depot® is proud to announce that Aeroplan® Reward Miles will now be offered on purchases of both consumer and commercial products and services through The Garage Door Depot®.

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March 7, 2012
The Garage Door Depot® Now Servicing 33 Costco Stores Across Canada

Costco Garage Door Program a Huge Success in Canada. Canadian consumers wishing to buy a new garage door are looking more and more towards the comfort and confidence of making that buying decision from a reputable and well known company. They want to know they will be taken care of and treated professionally from the initial contact all the way through to install and that company will still be there to support them for warranty and if they have any issues at all with their install.

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March 7, 2012
The Garage Door Depot® Announces Its Newest Franchise Serving the Waterloo & Guelph Regions in Ontario

The Garage Door Depot® is pleased to announce that Ross McIntosh has acquired the franchise for Waterloo & Guelph Regional Municipalities (includes Guelph, Kitchener, Cambridge, and surrounding area) within the Province of Ontario.

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February 29, 2012
The Garage Door Depot® Announces New Franchise in Regina, Saskatchewan

The Garage Door Depot® is pleased to announce that Mike and Debbie Dirven have acquired the franchise for Regina, Saskatchewan.

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February 20, 2012
The Garage Door Depot® Partners Nationally With QuickContractors.com

The Garage Door Depot® is pleased to announce it has signed a national installation services agreement with QuickContractors.com Inc. to provide residential installation of garage door openers through their network of well-known consumer big box and home service retail chain partners.

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February 7, 2012
The Garage Door Depot® Announces New Franchises in Saskatoon and Yorkton, Saskatchewan

The Garage Door Depot® is pleased to announce that Mike and Debbie Dirven have acquired the franchise for Saskatoon and Yorkton in Saskatchewan.

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+ 2011

November 24, 2011
The Garage Door Depot® Announces 2 New Franchises in Nova Scotia

The Garage Door Depot® is pleased to announce that Sandy Martin and Cathy Gordon have acquired the franchises for both Halifax and Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.

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October 5, 2011
The Garage Door Depot® to Provide Installation & Services for Lowe's in Selected Canadian Cities

The Garage Door Depot® is proud to announce that it has been selected by Amarr Garage Doors and Lowes Canada to provide garage door installation and services for customers in selected new Lowe's stores in Canada.

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September 12, 2011
The Garage Door Depot® Announces 3 New Franchises in Ontario

The Garage Door Depot® is pleased to announce that Bill Gibson and Diana Sargant Gibson have acquired the franchises for Toronto (including Scarborough, North York and Etobicoke), Mississauga and Oakville located in the Province of Ontario.

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July 25, 2011
The Garage Door Depot® Announces the Sale of Franchise in West Edmonton

The Garage Door Depot® is pleased to announce that Jim Goode has acquired the franchise for West Edmonton, Alberta.

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June 1, 2011
Honoured as One of Canada's Fastest Growing Companies by PROFIT Magazine.

Canadian Access & Door Systems Inc., parent company to The Garage Door Depot® is proud to announce that it has achieved 96th place among the 23rd annual PROFIT magazine ranking of Canada's Top 200 Fastest-Growing Companies.

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May 16, 2011
The Garage Door Depot® Announces Plans for Mergers and Acquisitions

The Garage Door Depot® announced today that part of their overall growth plan for the Canadian and U.S. markets will be through targeted mergers and acquisitions.

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March 29, 2011
The Garage Door Depot® Announces Successful Kelowna Opening

The Garage Door Depot® announced today that the recently opened Garage Door Depot of Kelowna has gotten off to a booming start in the Kelowna Costco store with great sales volumes and positive local acceptance.

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March 27, 2011
Fleet Complete Case Study

The Garage Door Depot® opens door to faster customer service and a 21 per cent reduction in fleet vehicle fuel costs with GPS tracking solution Fleet Complete.

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March 7, 2011
The Garage Door Depot® at the BC Home & Garden Show

The Garage Door Depot® has great success at the BC Home & Garden Show held as this was the first time The Garage Door Depot® has entered a show like this directly.

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January 7, 2011
NEW Franchise Location Opening in Kelowna, BC

The Garage Door Depot® is proud to announce the opening of its newest franchise location in Kelowna, BC. Nestled in the breathtaking Okanagan Valley located in the BC Interior, Kelowna is the largest and fastest growing city in the region.

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January 4, 2011
New Corporate Head Office & Distribution Center

The Garage Door Depot® and parent company Canadian Access & Door is proud to announce its new corporate head office and BC distribution center.

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+ 2010

October 18, 2010
New Franchise Agreements for Chilliwack & Victoria BC!

The Garage Door Depot® is proud to announce the signing of 2 new franchise locations; Chilliwack, BC and Victoria, BC.

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June 15, 2010
Garage Door Depot Achieves I.D.E.A. Dealer Accreditation

The Garage Door Depot® is pleased to announce that its parent company, Canadian Access & Door Systems Inc. has achieved full Dealer Accreditation through the Institute of Door Dealer Education and Accreditation (IDEA), the educational arm of the International Door Association. (IDA).

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March 15, 2010
Costco Garage Door Special Order Program

The Garage Door Depot® is pleased to announce that it has been selected by Costco Canada and Amarr Garage Doors to deliver the Costco Garage Door Special Order Program in all eight Great Vancouver area Costco stores.

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February 23, 2010
Garage Door Depot® Launches Franchise in Western Canada

Canadian Access & Door Systems Inc., a 100% Canadian owned and operated business, is pleased to announce it has launched The Garage Door Depot® franchise system in Western Canada.

The Garage Door Depot®, formed in 2007, is poised to deliver this business opportunity to selected markets and expand the concept of a leading garage door sales and service company. Entrepreneurs, as franchisees, will have the power to shape their individual businesses while, at the same time, have the full support of the management team at head office, located in Coquitlam, BC.

Dean Carman, President and CEO, says, "Expanding into other markets outside the Lower Mainland has always been the aim of our company. The vision of having a Garage Door Depot® franchise partner in hundreds of locations throughout North America is the goal."

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