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Investor Visas: Canadian Immigration News

The latest Canada immigration news and updates about Canadian investor visas for entrepreneurs, small business owners, and franchise owners. Canadian immigration has several programs for investors such as the Immigrant Investor Program, Entrepreneur Program, and Self-Employed Persons Program. For more information on the immigration process and requirements for Canada Business and Investor Visas, visit our section on the Canadian Investor Visas.

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How to Write a Letter of Explanation (LoE)

By CaseyDecember 13, 2021
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In some cases, applicants may be required to provide a Letter of Explanation (LoE) with their application. This may be due to a missing document that could not be given, an incoherence that drew the notice of the immigration official examining your case, and so on. This letter could be needed for many different kinds […]

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Entering Canada With A NEXUS Card in 2022: Pre-Screening for Travelers

By SierraDecember 20, 2021
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Once COVID-related travel restrictions are lifted, thousands of visitors and business people will be traveling to the United States and Canada each day. Those looking for expedited processing when crossing these borders may be interested in pre-screening programs such as NEXUS. The CBSA estimates that 1.4 million of the 1.7 million NEXUS cardholders are Canadian […]

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E-2 Visas Available for Israeli Nationals

By Ella BergquistApril 2, 2019
Business Visa

Recently, the Israeli office of Population and Immigration Authority announced that E-2 Visas will become available for Israeli nationals starting on May 1st, 2019. The E-2 Treaty Investor Visa is a non-immigrant visa for investors who can purchase an existing company or start up a brand-new company and continue to renew the visa as the […]

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Manitoba Investor Program 2024

By Rachel BarrickJanuary 9, 2024
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What is Canada Investor Visa Manitoba? The Manitoba Business Investor Stream was introduced in 2015 as a means to stimulate the Manitoba economy and bring in qualified applicants from abroad. Part of the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP), seeks out individuals whose business experience and investment capabilities will have a high chance of success in […]

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Canadian Investor Visas: Requirements and Processing Time

By CaseyOctober 2, 2017
Business Visa

Applying for a Canada Investor Visa Program may cause some confusion for those seeking to appeal. Seeing as there are no age restrictions and no education or language requirements, this program has become very desired and is specifically for people that can make fast decisions. The program however, does come with few requirements, all having […]

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Canadian Investor Visas: Questions and Answers

By Ella BergquistJuly 14, 2021
Business Visa

Canada offers a few different Investor Visas as an option to immigrate to Canada. The Immigrant Investor Program (IIP) is aimed at experienced business individuals who can contribute to Canada’s “growth and long-term prosperity by investing in Canada’s economy.” *There are 12 different programs, all with different requirements. Each province has an investor program that varies […]

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Quebec to Accept 1,750 New Applications Under Investor Program

By Michael NirenDecember 3, 2019
Business Visa

Between now and March 20, 2015, the Quebec government will be accepting 1,750 new applications under the investor program. Of the 1,750 applicants, 1,200 will be set aside for applicants from China, Hong Kong, and Macau. The newly re-launched investor program has been welcomed by individuals with a high net worth looking to gain Canadian permanent residence via “passive” investment […]

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Update on the Immigrant Investor Venture Capital Pilot Program

By Michael NirenDecember 7, 2020
Business Visa

Requirements for the Immigrant Investor Venture Capital Program First of all, you need an enormous $10 million net worth to qualify. Not only that, the wealth that you’ve accumulated cannot be from inheritance. It has to be from your own business acumen, if you will, your own efforts. Not only that, you have to commit […]

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Immigrant Investor Venture Capital Pilot Program

By Michael NirenDecember 3, 2019
Business Visa

(Below is a transcription of this video) Hi, this is Michael Niren, Immigration Lawyer and Founder of VisaPlace.com. The Canadian government will be introducing late January 2015 so in a few weeks from now, the New Immigrant Investor Program and it’s called, I will read it “The Immigrant Investor Venture Capital Pilot Program.” This is […]

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Canada to Unveil New Immigration Investor Program

By Michael NirenDecember 3, 2019
Business Visa

As recently reported by The Wall Street Journal, Canada is set to unveil a new immigration investor program aimed at attracting wealthy immigrants. Under the new system, the government will issue residency visas to individuals capable and willing to invest 1 Million Canadian dollars ($890,000) in a venture capital fund. Ottawa to Create a New […]

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Canada is Attracting Entrepreneurs Through the Start-up Visa

By Michael NirenJuly 20, 2020
Business Visa

Canada’s Start-up Visa Program, first launched last year, seems to be gathering speed and making progress on uniting Canadian venture capital funds, angel investors, business incubators and talented international entrepreneurs. Attracting Entrepreneurs Through the Start-up Visa Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander recently took part in a roundtable with a variety of business leaders, […]

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New Immigrant Investor Venture Capital Pilot Progam in the Works

By Michael NirenDecember 3, 2019
Business Visa

Earlier in the year, Canada’s immigration minister, Chris Alexander announced the promise of an ‘immigration investor venture capital pilot’ scheme. Since then, the world has been waiting with baited breath. However, Canada’s immigrant investor program is ‘troubled’ due to problems with past similar programs. The New Immigrant Investor Venture Capital Pilot Progam The Immigrant Investor Venture […]

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Christopher Miller

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Michael Klaper

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Laurence Arpin

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Barb Petruzzi

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Hina Patel

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