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.

Immigrant Investor Program Cancelled in 2014

August 9, 2014 /

(Below is a transcription of this video) Hi. A lot of controversy over the immigrant investor program and the federal government’s cancellation of the program in 2014. The immigration investor program is for high net worth individuals who have a net worth of a minimum of 1.6 million and are willing to invest in an […]

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Canada’s Reputation for Immigrant Investors is Being Tarnished

June 6, 2014 /

As reported by Yahoo Canada News on Thursday June 5, 2014 – “Angry millionaires suing over Canadian citizenship another symptom of ailing immigration system, critics claim”. Canada’s Immigrant Investor Program in Moratorium The root of this issue is Canada’s Immigrant Investor Program (IIP) which used to offer 2,500 visas a year to wealthy foreign nationals […]

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Quebec Investor Program Re-opens for 2014

May 31, 2014 /

(Below is a transcription of this video) Hi. This is Michael Niren, Immigration Lawyer and Founder of visaplace.com . The Quebec Investor Program is being reopened. That’s great news. They’re going to be taking applications in September of 2014. The criteria is that you have to have a net worth of $1.6 million and invest […]

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Immigration Investor Program for Canada Closed

March 31, 2014 /

(Below is a transcription of this video) Hi. My name is Michael Niren, an immigration lawyer and founder of visaplace.com. It was recently announced that the Canadian Investor program, the federal Canadian Investor program is going to be cancelled. Unfortunate news for high net worth individuals who wish to invest in Canada and get permanent […]

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The Canadian Start-Up Visa

June 4, 2013 /

Have you heard? The Canadian government just announced the launch of its new start up visa in April, which is a special visa for entrepreneurs who have great ideas and want to bring those business ideas to Canada. Unlike other entrepreneur or special skill visas in other countries like the United States, the Start Up […]

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Immigration Lawyer Michael Niren Quoted: Is Canada Losing Immigrant Investors to the United States?

May 14, 2013 /

Canada suspended the Immigrant Investor Program in the summer of last year to help the government tackle a massive backlog of applications. The program, which was extremely popular, allowed foreign nationals to invest at least $800,000 with the government in order to immigrate to Canada, something that provided an additional $2 billion to the Canadian […]

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Investor Immigration Program: Family’s Immigration delayed

December 10, 2012 /

The Immigrant Investor Program was a popular immigration program that allowed people to immigrate to Canada as permanent residents if they invested a certain amount of money in Canada and were able to create jobs. One businessman from China, and his family, had spent years making the preparations to come to Canada. Jacob Zhou had the […]

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Immigration to Canada: 5 Easiest Ways for 2019

June 14, 2012 /

Immigration to Canada is not easy. There are many steps one has to take in order to successfully apply and get approved for Canada immigration. Also, the process can take a number of months and in some cases a few years. But if you know what options are available, you can improve your changes of […]

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