Entrepreneur and investor immigration allows Canada to attract people that can launch innovative businesses, increase the flow of foreign direct investment to Canada, and support economic development goals. There is a paradigm shift with the changes in the global business environment. Canada attracts more immigrants to have a sustained lifestyle and in return, immigrants have helped to strengthen business immigration’s role in spurring Canada’s economic development .Canada offers the most established and widely-used investment based immigration programs presenting permanent resident status. Canada has a number of options for business people to come, settle and do business in Canada.
These programs are for applicants with previous business or capital management experience, who have the ability to create employment for themselves in Canada. Business immigrants invest in, or start businesses in Canada and thus support the development of a strong and prosperous Canadian economy. Under the Canadian model, business immigrants can enjoy the benefits of a national health care program, affordable first-class education and a national pension system that provides measurable annual income upon retirement.
Business immigration offering permanent admission to Canada comprise of the Quebec Immigrant Investor Program (QIIP), Quebec Entrepreneur program, Quebec Self-Employed, several Provincial Nominee Entrepreneur programs, the Federal Immigrant Investor Venture Capital (IIVC) Program and the Federal Start-Up Visa program. While the various entrepreneur and self-employed programs are aimed at individuals with a mid-range personal net worth who intend to establish and operate a business in Canada, the investor programs are suited for high net worth individuals who wish to make a passive investment with no obligation to establish a business.
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