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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E-2 Visas Available for Israeli Nationals

April 2, 2019 /

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 Business Investor Stream: 2018 Update

May 28, 2018 /

What is the Manitoba Business Investor Stream? 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), it seeks out individuals whose business experience and investment capabilities will have a high chance of success […]

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Canadian Investor Visas: Requirements and Processing Time

October 2, 2017 /

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

September 6, 2017 /

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

February 27, 2015 /

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

February 16, 2015 /

(Below is a transcription of this video) Hi, this is Michael Niren, Immigration Lawyer and Founder of VisaPlace.com. Today, I want to talk to you once again, about the new Immigrant Investor Venture Capital Pilot Program. That’s a mouthful. I looked into it in more detail. We have more information about it. I can say, […]

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Immigrant Investor Venture Capital Pilot Program

February 2, 2015 /

(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

December 16, 2014 /

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

October 23, 2014 /

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

August 17, 2014 /

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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