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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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Immigrant Investor Program Cancelled in 2014

By Michael NirenDecember 3, 2019
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(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

By Michael NirenDecember 3, 2019
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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

By Michael NirenDecember 3, 2019
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(Below is a transcription of this video) Hi. This is Michael Niren, Immigration Lawyer and Founder of . 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

By Michael NirenDecember 3, 2019
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(Below is a transcription of this video) Hi. My name is Michael Niren, an immigration lawyer and founder of 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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Start-up Visa program for Canada

By Michael NirenMay 20, 2020
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Canada has just launched a new visa program for entrepreneurs called the Start-up Visa. This visa is a great way for people with business ideas to enter Canada. This visa is expected to be very popular and there will be limited space every year until the visa is made permanent. It will be made permanent […]

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The Canadian Start-Up Visa

By Michael NirenJune 4, 2013
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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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Business Immigration Start Up Visa to Canada

By Michael NirenMay 20, 2020
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Did you know that Canada has several different programs available for business immigration? This can include investors, self-employed persons, or even entrepreneurs. One example of how Canada is investing in innovation and the economy is the new Start-Up Visa, which allows entrepreneurs to immigrate to Canada as permanent residents if they have the right type […]

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Canadian Start Up Visa is Targeting H1B Work Visa Holders

By Michael NirenApril 5, 2020
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Canada is touting its recently-introduced Start-Up visa as an alternative for immigrants who were planning on immigrating to the United States on an H1B work visa. In fact, Citizenship and Immigration Canada has bought a billboard in Silicon Valley saying, “H1B problems? Pivot to Canada. New Start-Up Visa. Low Taxes.” The H1B work visa is […]

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

By Michael NirenDecember 16, 2019
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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

By Michael NirenAugust 12, 2020
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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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Immigrate to Canada 2024: The 5 Easiest Ways to Move to Canada

By Michael NirenNovember 27, 2023
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In this article, we will discuss: Programs, Sponsorships, and Visas for Immigrating to Canada in 2024 Canada Immigration Levels Plan 2024-2026 Requirements for Immigrating to Canada Most Frequently Asked Questions About Immigration to Canada Canada aims to welcome over 1.4 million permanent residents from 2024-2026. There are many methods to take in order to immigrate […]

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