A true champion of cannabis culture, Friendly Stranger Holdings Corp (“FSHC”) remains dedicated to the future of the Canadian cannabis market. 

FSHC houses three iconic brands supported by loyal legacy consumers with 60+ years of operating experience and millions of cannabis customers served by Friendly Stranger Cannabis Culture Shop™, Happy Dayz™ & HotBox™ shops. 

Our reach is extensive with: 315+ Million annual media impressions since legalization, #1 Google ranking for Cannabis & Cannabis Accessories in Toronto, 60,000+ guests within the customer database across all brands & platforms, Projected 10%+ market share in Ontario 

What is the FSHC Advantage?


Friendly Stranger is searching for experienced entrepreneurs, specifically owner and operators of successful franchise stores in retail and restaurants. 

We are looking for partners who are self-motivated with a sharp business acumen, a professional work ethic and financial accountability.

We will provide the following start up services and ongoing support throughout the term of our franchise agreement:

Store Design
• Store design & drawing
• Construction management

Financial Support
• Inventory financing
• Start up financial support available

Standard Operating Procedures
• Operating Manual
• Regulatory compliance

Inventory Management

• Ordering of relevant products and growing brands through extensive knowledge and research leading to industry leading gross margins and sales

Marketing Support
• Leading brand awareness
• Dedicated funds to marketing

Ongoing Consulting
• Throughout the term active engagement with our regional managers on best in class operating initiatives


Our goal is always to put the guest first and provide a safe retail environments that allows us to: Educate the public on the benefits of cannabis, Promote industry innovation, Foster a welcoming and open spirit, Normalize cannabis.

If you’re looking to get started in the cannabis retail business, we’d love to sit down (virtually if you prefer) and have a chat.


We will ensure that you are given: 

Join one of the leading Ontario Cannabis retail brands with an iconic name and following.