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What you need to know about Canada's new biometrics rules ?

1 August 2018

  • canada program
  • Canada Permanent Residency
  • Immigration to Canada
  • Canada Business Immigration
  • Canada Citizenship
  • Canada Immigration Policy
  • IRCC
What you need to know about Canada's new biometrics rules ?

Effective 31 July 2018 , all nationals from countries in Europe, Africa and the Middle East are required to provide biometrics (fingerprints and a photo) if they are applying for a Canadian visitor visa, a work or study permit, or permanent residence. Accurately establishing identity is an important part of immigration decisions and helps keep Canadians safe.

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Access denied: Canada's refusal rate for visitor visas soars !

26 July 2018

  • canada program
  • Canada Permanent Residency
  • Immigration to Canada
  • Canada Business Immigration
  • Canada Citizenship
  • Canada Immigration Policy
  • IRCC
Access denied: Canada's refusal rate for visitor visas soars !

According to a new report by Globe and Mail newspaper , Canada refused more than a 25% of all visitor visa (Temporary Resident Visa - TRV) applications in 2017 — and 30% in the first three months of 2018 . The report is based on data obtained by the Globe and Mail from (IRCC) that show both the number of Temporary Resident Visa (TRV) applications for purposes including tourism, school, business, conferences and family visits — and the number of refusals — increasing significantly since 2012.

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Quebec Immigrant Investor Program will reopen on September 10th, 2018 to March 15th, 2019

22 July 2018

  • qiip
  • canada program
  • quebec entrepreneur
  • Immigration to Canada
  • QIIP Application
  • Immigration to Quebec
  • QIIP Requirements
  • QIIP Net Worth
  • QIIP Processing
Quebec Immigrant Investor Program will reopen on September 10th, 2018 to March 15th, 2019

Quebec has released official updates to its Immigrant Investor Program in the Gazette officielle. The Québec immigrant investor program (QIIP) will reopen on Monday September 10 , 2018 and Until Friday March 15th , 2019 .

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A Comparison of the Quebec Immigrant Investor Program vs. the U.S. EB-5 Program

21 May 2018

  • canada program
  • usa program
  • USA Investment
  • QIIP vs. USA EB-5
  • QIIP Requirements
  • Canada vs. USA
  • US EB-5 Requirements
A Comparison of the Quebec Immigrant Investor Program  vs. the U.S. EB-5 Program

The investor’s program is designed for business people to invest in a country’s economy and contribute to its growth while receiving the temporary and/or permanent resident Visa. The US and Canada both have immigrant investor programs that lead to permanent residency. The two most popular are the U.S. EB-5 program and the Quebec Immigrant Investor Program (QIIP).

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Canada immigration : Significant Changes To The Quebec Immigrant Investor Program (QIIP)

29 March 2018

  • qiip
  • canada program
  • quebec entrepreneur
  • Immigration to Canada
  • QIIP Application
  • Immigration to Quebec
  • QIIP Requirements
  • QIIP Net Worth
  • QIIP Processing
Canada immigration : Significant Changes To The Quebec Immigrant Investor Program (QIIP)

The province of Quebec has a number of business immigration programs, some which allow candidates to pursue Canadian permanent residence (Canadian PR) and some which allow candidate to apply for temporary residence in Canada ( TRV) . The Quebec Immigrant Investor Program, or (QIIP), is the only passive investment program offered by a Canadian province that can result in a Canadian permanent resident visa (Canadian PR) .

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Canada suspends farm management stream of the Self-Employed Person Program as of March 10 , 2018

13 March 2018

  • canada program
  • quebec self-employed
  • Canada Permanent Residency
  • Immigration to Canada
  • Canada Business Immigration
  • Canada PNP
  • IRCC
  • Federal Immigrant Investor Program
Canada suspends farm management stream of the Self-Employed Person Program as of March 10 , 2018

The Federal government won't accept any Farm Management Stream Self-Employed applications, Canada’s immigration authorities posted on Saturday March 10th , 2018 . However, feedback from visa officers indicates that this is a tough class to succeed in. You must have significant experience in farming and demonstrate that you have the skills to succeed in supporting yourself and your family through farming in Canada.

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New Nova Scotia (EOI) draw invites 24 candidates to apply for Canadian Permanent Residency(PR)

7 March 2018

  • canada program
  • Canadian Provinces
  • Immigration to Canada
  • Nova Scotia
  • Canada PNP
  • Nova Scotia Entrepreneur
New Nova Scotia (EOI) draw invites 24 candidates to apply for Canadian Permanent Residency(PR)

Nova Scotia conducted a new draw under its Expression of Interest system, including 22 invitations issued through its new Express Entry Pathway. Nova Scotia’s entrepreneur stream said it issued 22 Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs) to Express Entry candidates . The lowest-ranked Express Entry candidate invited had a ranking score under Nova Scotia’s Entrepreneur stream Expression of Interest (EOI) system of 100.

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The New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program (NBPNP) Entrepreneurial Stream

26 February 2018

  • canada program
  • new brunswick
  • Immigration to Canada
  • Canada Business Immigration
  • Canada Entrepreneur
  • Canada PNP
The New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program (NBPNP) Entrepreneurial Stream

The New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program (NBPNP) Entrepreneurial Stream is an economic immigration program for experienced entrepreneurs who are ready to establish, operate and actively manage a business while living and settling in New Brunswick permanently. The new (NBPNP) was launched in the summer of 2017.

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"Canada lowers fee for minors to apply Canadian citizenship"

22 February 2018

  • canada program
  • Second Passport
  • Canada Permanent Residency
  • Immigration to Canada
  • Canada Citizenship
  • Canada Immigration Policy
  • IRCC
  • Bill C-6
  • Age of Dependents
"Canada lowers fee for minors to apply Canadian citizenship"

The processing fee for citizenship applications for minors who are applying for Canadian Citizenship under subsection 5(1) of the Citizenship Act has been reduced by the Government of Canada from CAD530 to CAD100.The significant change in the fee will be equivalent to the processing fee paid by minors who have a Canadian citizen or parent applying along with them.

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New Amendments to (PEI PNP) File Submission Method

19 December 2017

  • canada program
  • Immigration to Canada
  • Canada Business Immigration
  • MPNP-B
  • PEI-PNP
  • Provincial Nominee Program
New Amendments to (PEI PNP) File Submission Method

In the spring of 2011, the Government of Prince Edward Island introduced new streams to the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEIPNP) which continue to build on the Program's successful record of attracting business people to immigrate and settle in Prince Edward Island.

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IRCC extends Open Work Permit Pilot for sponsored spouses and common-law partners in Canada

17 December 2017

  • canada program
  • Canada Permanent Residency
  • Canada Business Immigration
  • Canada Immigration Policy
  • Provincial Nominee Program
  • Canada Work Permit (WP)
IRCC extends Open Work Permit Pilot for sponsored spouses and common-law partners in Canada

The Government of Canada has once again extended the Open Work Permit Pilot for sponsored spouses and common-law partners who are applying for permanent residence. In an update issued Dec. 15, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) said the pilot program under the Spouse or Common-Law Partner in Canada (SCLPC) Class was being extended until Jan. 31, 2019.

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Important Information for Bulgarian and Romanian Citizens Travelling to Canada

20 November 2017

  • canada program
  • bulgaria program
  • eTA
  • Bulgarian Visa Regulation
Important Information for Bulgarian and Romanian Citizens Travelling to Canada

eTA Canada, Romanian Bulgarian Immigrant Investor Program (BGIIP), Canadian Visa, , electronic travel authorization,  The Department of Immigration, Ref...

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October 31 Saskatchewan Entrepreneur Draw is Largest Ever

19 November 2017

  • canada program
  • Immigration to Canada
  • Canada Business Immigration
  • Provincial Nominee Program
  • SINP Entrepreneur
October 31 Saskatchewan Entrepreneur Draw is Largest Ever

The latest draw for Saskatchewan's Entrepreneur stream, an important component of the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP), is the largest such draw to take place since the stream for more than two years.

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Canada Increases Age of Dependency in Immigration

26 October 2017

  • canada program
  • Canada Permanent Residency
  • Immigration to Canada
  • Canada Family Reunification
  • Canada Family Sponsorship
  • Canada Citizenship
  • IRCC
  • Canada Immigration Reform
  • Canada Citizenship Requirements
  • Minister of Immigration
  • Canada Citizenship Act
  • Bill C-6
  • Age of Dependents
Canada Increases Age of Dependency in Immigration

The Government of Canada has published regulatory changes to increase the maximum age of a dependent child which will allow more families to stay together. This change showcases th...

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British Columbia Continues to Invite Candidates at Low Thresholds

15 October 2017

  • canada program
  • british columbia
  • Canadian Provinces
  • Immigration to Canada
  • BCPNP
  • Canada PNP
  • BCPNP Entrepreneur
British Columbia Continues to Invite Candidates at Low Thresholds

The trend of low points thresholds in immigration draws conducted by the government of British Columbia remains consistent, as more workers, international graduates, and entrepreneurs received an invitation to apply for a provincial nomination under the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) following the latest draws that took place on September 27 and October 4.

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Manitoba Invites 31 More Candidates to Apply for Business Immigration

9 October 2017

  • canada program
  • Immigration to Canada
  • Canada Business Immigration
  • Canada Entrepreneur
  • Canada PNP
  • LAA
  • MPNP-B
  • MPNP-B Deposit Agreement
  • Manitoba Security Deposit
Manitoba Invites 31 More Candidates to Apply for Business Immigration

• The government of Manitoba issued 31 Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs) on September 29 under the Manitoba Business Stream (MPNP-B), part of the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP). Candidates invited to apply for immigration to Manitoba on this occasion had between 90 and 95 points under the unique MPNP-B points grid.

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Government of Canada implements new legislative changes to the Citizenship Residency Requirements

8 October 2017

  • canada program
  • Canada Permanent Residency
  • Immigration to Canada
  • Canada Citizenship
  • IRCC
  • Canada Citizenship Requirements
  • Canada Citizenship Act
  • Bill C-6
Government of Canada implements new legislative changes to the Citizenship Residency Requirements

On October 4th , 2017 , the Government of Canada announced that its changes to Canadian citizenship requirements ( Bill C-6 Amendments ) will take effect on Wednesday October 11t...

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Summer Overview of Provincial Nominee Programs for Canadian Business Immigration

25 July 2017

  • canada program
  • Canada Permanent Residency
  • Immigration to Canada
  • Canada Business Immigration
  • Canada Entrepreneur
  • Canada PNP
  • MPNP-B
  • Ontario Entrepreneur Stream
Summer Overview of Provincial Nominee Programs for Canadian Business Immigration

Canada is one of few countries that offer such a wide range of immigration opportunities to individuals and/or families seeking entry as businesspersons, skilled workers, or university graduates. When it comes to immigration to Canada, Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) provide tailored streams in popular areas such as Manitoba, Ontario, British Columbia, Alberta, and Nova Scotia, that allow qualified applicants to obtain Canadian permanent residency (PR) or Canadian work permits (WP). This blog

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Canada Now the Second Most Popular Country

19 July 2017

  • canada program
  • Immigration to Canada
  • Canada Business Immigration
  • QIIP Application
  • QIIP 2017
Canada Now the Second Most Popular Country

Move over, America: Canada is quickly becoming the destination of choice for wealthy Chinese investors due to the country’s high-quality lifestyle and expanding property markets. According to recent surveys conducted by the Hurun Research Institute, Canada has now surpassed the United Kingdom for preferred destinations, placing the America’s northern neighbor as the second most popular country for Chinese nationals to live in.

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Holders of Antigua and Barbuda Passport Now Require a Visa to Enter Canada

11 July 2017

  • canada program
  • eTA
  • Immigration to Canada
  • Travel to Canada
  • Canada Visa-Free Travel
  • Canada Immigration Policy
  • Electronic Travel Authorization
  • U.S. Green Card
Holders of Antigua and Barbuda Passport Now Require a Visa to Enter Canada

On June 27, 2017, the Government of Canada announced that holders of an Antigua and Barbuda passport will now require a visa to enter Canada. The announcement also noted that all electronic travel authorizations (eTA) that had been previously issued to citizens of Antigua and Barbuda are null and void for traveling to Canada.

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Bill C-6 to Amend Canada’s Citizenship Act Receives Royal Assent

21 June 2017

  • canada program
  • Canada Permanent Residency
  • Canada Citizenship
  • IRCC
  • Canada Citizenship Requirements
  • Canada Citizenship Act
  • Bill C-6
Bill C-6 to Amend Canada’s Citizenship Act Receives Royal Assent

On June 19, 2017, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced amendments to Canada’s Citizenship Act, also known as Bill C-6, received Royal Assent. The amendments contained in Bill C-6 were made to reflect the Government of Canada’s efforts to simplify the process for foreign nationals who want to obtain Canadian citizenship.

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Including Older Dependents (Children) in Your Immigration Application

20 June 2017

  • portugal program
  • malta program
  • saint lucia program
  • saint-kitts and nevis program
  • Second Passport
  • EU Golden Visas
  • Cyprus Residency Program
  • Age of Dependents
Including Older Dependents (Children) in Your Immigration Application

Whether you’re considering applying to a Citizenship or Residency by Investment Program, one of the more frequent questions QICMS receives is about including older dependents (i.e. children) in an immigration application. This blog will provide information about which programs allow dependent children who are 25 years of age or more to be included in an immigration application and cover key factors to consider, such as types of programs offered and investment amounts required.

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Canada’s Admission of Newcomers to Remain at 300,000 for 2017

15 June 2017

  • canada program
  • Canada Permanent Residency
  • Canada Business Immigration
  • MPNP-B
  • IRCC
  • Provincial Nominee Program
  • Minister of Immigration
  • The Honourable Ahmed Hussen
Canada’s Admission of Newcomers to Remain at 300,000 for 2017

Between 2015 and 2016, Canada’s provinces accepted a record number of foreign nationals, which totaled more than 320,000 in new arrivals. According to Ahmed Hussen, Canada’s Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship (IRCC), these numbers will remain at Canada’s objective of accepting 300,000 immigrants for the year 2017 and serve as “the baseline for admissions going forward.”

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Ontario Expanding Economic Growth via Business Investment and Innovation

4 June 2017

  • canada program
  • Ontario
  • Canada Business Immigration
  • Canada Entrepreneur
  • OINP
  • Provincial Nominee Program
  • OINP Entrepreneur Stream
Ontario Expanding Economic Growth via Business Investment and Innovation

In recent news, the province of Ontario announced its plans to expand business growth through investment in transformative technologies. Through this initiative, Ontario aims to facilitate business growth and job creation by attracting local and foreign investment as well as the world’s top talent to the region.

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Quebec Immigrant Investor Program Re-Opens Application Intake Cycle This Week

31 May 2017

  • canada program
  • Canada Permanent Residency
  • Canada Business Immigration
  • QIIP Application
  • Immigration to Quebec
  • Campbell Cohen Law Firm
  • CanadaVisa
  • QIIP 2017
Quebec Immigrant Investor Program Re-Opens Application Intake Cycle This Week

This week, Canada’s most popular business immigration program re-opened for the next application intake cycle: the Quebec Immigrant Investor Program, otherwise known as the QIIP. As of May 29, 2017, international investors can submit an application which grants successful candidates and their immediate family Canadian permanent residency (PR) in exchange for a financial contribution to the country’s economy.

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Exploring Canada’s Top Universities: Which School is Best for Your Child?

29 May 2017

  • canada program
  • Immigration to Canada
  • Education in Canada
  • Canada Education
  • Canada Universities
  • Top Canadian Universities
Exploring Canada’s Top Universities: Which School is Best for Your Child?

Just like the United States, there are many applicants to Canadian immigration programs that must also consider family needs, and finding the right university for their college-bound children is a top priority—and what better location than Canada. When it comes to higher education, the country’s provinces are home to some of the best institutions in the world, and for families seeking immigration solutions in Canada, it’s good to know what your options are.

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IRCC Raising Age of Dependent Child Regulations to Under 22 Years of Age in October 2017

14 May 2017

  • canada program
  • Canada Permanent Residency
  • Canada Family Reunification
  • Canada Family Sponsorship
  • IRCC
  • Canada Immigration Reform
IRCC Raising Age of Dependent Child Regulations to Under 22 Years of Age in October 2017

As of this week, IRCC has announced that Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (Age of Dependent Children) would be amended to raise the age of a dependent child to under 22 years, with the condition the child is not married or in a common-law relationship. In addition, the new regulations will redefine a “dependent child” eligible for Canadian permanent residence, which will apply to categories for family, economic, or refugee-related programs. The amendments will go into effect on Oct

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QICMS 10 Essential Tips for Your Canadian Permanent Residency, Part II

11 May 2017

  • canada program
  • Canada Permanent Residency
  • Immigration to Canada
  • Canada Business Immigration
  • Canada Immigration Policy
  • IRCC
  • Processing Times
  • Application Processing
  • Canada Immigration Application
QICMS 10 Essential Tips for Your Canadian Permanent Residency, Part II

In Part I of our last blog, QICMS provided the first 5 (of 10) essential tips for potential Canadian permanent residency applicants. Today, Part II will provide the remaining 5 essential tips related to obtaining Canadian permanent residency as well as common topics and tips regarding immigration applications in general.

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QICMS 10 Essential Tips for Your Canadian Permanent Residency (PR), Part I

10 May 2017

  • canada program
  • Canada Permanent Residency
  • Immigration to Canada
  • Canada Immigration Policy
  • IRCC
  • Application Processing
  • Campbell Cohen Law Firm
  • CanadaVisa
QICMS 10 Essential Tips for Your Canadian Permanent Residency (PR), Part I

Are you intending on applying for Canadian permanent residency (PR) now or in the future? QICMS is providing 10 essential tips for potential applicants. Due to the lengthy topic, we will be splitting up our essential tips for applying for Canadian permanent residency in two separate blogs. In this blog you will find the first 5 essential tips, followed by the remaining 5 in our next post, so stay tuned!

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IRCC Abolishes Two-Year Family Sponsorship Condition for Spouses and Partners

4 May 2017

  • canada program
  • Immigration to Canada
  • Canada Family Reunification
  • Canada Family Sponsorship
  • Canada Immigration Policy
  • IRCC
  • Parent & Grandparent Program
  • Minister of Immigration
IRCC Abolishes Two-Year Family Sponsorship Condition for Spouses and Partners

As of this week, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced that the two-year condition for family sponsorship has been abolished. This condition required sponsored spouses or common-law partners to live with his or her sponsor for a minimum of two years in order to keep their permanent residency (PR) status in Canada.

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Differences Between Canadian Permanent Residency (PR) and Canadian Work Permit (WP)

24 April 2017

  • canada program
  • Canada Permanent Residency
  • Canada Business Immigration
  • Canada PNP
  • Provincial Nominee Program
  • Canada Work Permit (WP)
Differences Between Canadian Permanent Residency (PR) and Canadian Work Permit (WP)

Many of our program inquiries involve Canada and what each program offers, such as the type of residency status that is granted. Each Canadian residency program grants a type of immigration visa: Canadian permanent residency (PR) or a Canadian work permit (WP). Today we will outline basic differences between obtaining Canadian permanent residency (PR) and a Canadian work permit (WP) through investment in a Provincial Nominee Program (PNP).

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Comparing the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) Streams

23 April 2017

  • canada program
  • Canada Business Immigration
  • OINP
  • Provincial Nominee Program
  • OINP Entrepreneur Stream
  • Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program
  • OINP Corporate Stream
Comparing the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) Streams

QICMS provides a comparison of the Ontario Immigrant Nominee (OINP) Streams for international graduate students, entrepreneurs, and corporate businessmen and women seeking entry to Canada through employment opportunities. Each stream contains different application requirements qualifying criteria—weighing out your options between Ontario’s Immigrant Nominee Programs for business immigration is critical to determining which the right fit is for you and your family.

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Atlantic Immigrant Pilot Program (AIPP) Joins Ranks of Canadian Immigration Programs

5 April 2017

  • canada program
  • Canada Permanent Residency
  • Immigration to Canada
  • Canada Business Immigration
  • QIIP 2017
  • Provincial Nominee Program
  • Atlantic Pilot Program
Atlantic Immigrant Pilot Program (AIPP) Joins Ranks of Canadian Immigration Programs

The AIPP is the latest provincial-based scheme to join the ranks of Canadian immigration programs aimed at attracting foreign nationals to the country. While the AIPP is mainly geared towards skilled workers and international graduates, Canada offers a number of programs specifically designed for investors, entrepreneurs, senior managers, and other business-minded men and women seeking immigration solutions abroad.

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Beyond Quebec Business Immigration: Moving to Canada through a Provincial Nominee Program

3 April 2017

  • canada program
  • Canada Business Immigration
  • Canada PNP
  • MPNP-B
  • Provincial Nominee Program
Beyond Quebec Business Immigration: Moving to Canada through a Provincial Nominee Program

Canada offers more than 30 business immigration programs for investors and entrepreneurs in 12 provinces, including Manitoba, British Columbia, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island among others. These are known as Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP), which offer applicants and their family Canadian permanent residency (PR) or a Canadian work permit (WP), depending on the chosen location.

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Differences Between Canadian Permanent Residency (PR) and U.S. Green Card

2 April 2017

  • canada program
  • usa program
  • US Green Card
  • Canada Permanent Residency
  • US Permanent Residency
  • QIIP vs. USA EB-5
  • USA EB-5 Program
  • QIIP 2017
Differences Between Canadian Permanent Residency (PR) and U.S. Green Card

One of the most common questions asked is what the differences are between Canadian Permanent Residency (PR) and a U.S. Green Card offered through the countries’ immigration programs. So much of these answers depend on your targets. You do have to think about the difference in culture, your preferences as far as where you’d like to live, and how you feel you could best gain personal victory.

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New QIIP Application Intake Period for 2017-2018 Announced by Quebec

1 April 2017

  • canada program
  • Canada Permanent Residency
  • Canada Business Immigration
  • QIIP Application
  • QIIP 2017
New QIIP Application Intake Period for 2017-2018 Announced by Quebec

One of the world’s most popular immigrant investor programs, the Quebec Immigrant Investor Program, will re-open for applications this spring. This popular Canadian immigration option allows qualified immigrant investors and their dependent family members the opportunity to obtain Canadian permanent residency (PR).

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Immigration to Canada: Helpful Tips for Newcomers

28 March 2017

  • canada program
  • Canada Permanent Residency
  • Immigration to Canada
  • Canada Lifestyle
  • Canada Immigration Tips
Immigration to Canada: Helpful Tips for Newcomers

Although Canadians openly embrace diversity, immigrating to a completely new country can still be a daunting experience for newcomers. Outlined in this blog are tips for success that immigrants to Canada will not only find useful, but help ease the transition process in their new home.

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Business Immigration and Entrepreneurship to Boost Canadian Economy

27 March 2017

  • canada program
  • Canada Permanent Residency
  • Immigration to Canada
  • Canada Business Immigration
  • Canada Entrepreneur
  • MPNP-B
Business Immigration and Entrepreneurship to Boost Canadian Economy

With Canada’s open-door policy, foreign investors are increasingly seeking entry to Canada through a number of business immigration opportunities. As Canada prepares to boost economic growth through business immigration and entrepreneurship, interest in programs such as the MPNP-B will likely see a spike in interest.

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Then and Now: Canadian Immigration Policy under John McCallum and Ahmed Hussen

27 February 2017

  • canada program
  • Immigration to Canada
  • IRCC
  • Canada-U.S. Relations
Then and Now: Canadian Immigration Policy under John McCallum and Ahmed Hussen

Despite setbacks in Canada’s immigration system, there were a number of triumphs as well under former Minister of Immigration, John McCallum. With the topic of immigration becoming more and more controversial around the world, successor Ahmed Hussen has a difficult road to travel in the months ahead.

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Business Investors Turning to Canada’s Provincial Nominee Programs

23 February 2017

  • canada program
  • MPNP-B
  • PEI-PNP
Business Investors Turning to Canada’s Provincial Nominee Programs

Canada’s permanent residency programs have seen a spike in interest over the last several months, and it’s no wonder as a country that encourages an open-door policy for immigration. Canada offers a number of Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP) with minimum investments starting at CAD $150,000. For investors looking for a cheaper investment, Canada is the way to go.

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Canada vs. America: Immigration and the “Land of Opportunity”

20 February 2017

  • canada program
  • Immigration to Canada
  • Donald Trump & Immigration
  • Canada-U.S. Relations
Canada vs. America: Immigration and the “Land of Opportunity”

Whether American citizens like to admit it or not, the United States is what it is today, largely due to the skills, innovation, and diversity immigrants bring to the country. With the future of U.S. immigration left in uncertainty, those seeking immigration solutions are increasingly looking to America’s northern neighbor: Canada.

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Travel to Montreal for its 375th Anniversary

14 February 2017

  • canada program
  • Travel to Canada
  • Immigration to Quebec
  • QIIP 2017
  • Travel to Montreal
Travel to Montreal for its 375th Anniversary

Montreal, the largest city in Canada’s province of Quebec, is celebrating its 375th anniversary this year and there has never been a better time to visit the spectacular city. Some swear that Montreal is the greatest city in Canada, but others go as far as ranking it one of the best cities in the world.

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Canadian Provinces Courting Immigrant Entrepreneurs and Skilled Workers

13 February 2017

  • canada program
  • Immigration to Canada
  • Immigrant Entrepreneurs Canada
  • Atlantic Pilot Program
  • Trump & Immigration
  • Canada Skilled Worker
Canadian Provinces Courting Immigrant Entrepreneurs and Skilled Workers

In the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump’s immigration and refugee restrictions, Canada has decided to take advantage of the uncertainty surrounding the immigration ban by inviting tech-savvy or business-oriented foreign nationals to move north.

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Work and Leisure Benefits of the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program for Business

12 February 2017

  • canada program
  • Canada Business Immigration
  • MPNP-B
  • Manitoba Business Immigration
  • Immigration to Manitoba
Work and Leisure Benefits of the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program for Business

Manitoba is an excellent option for individuals with qualifying business and senior managerial experience seeking Canadian permanent residency through investment. Even more, MPNP-B applicants and their families can enjoy a lifestyle that embraces cultural diversity and provides a multitude of recreational activities everyone can enjoy.

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Canada Business Immigration: Choosing the Quebec Immigrant Investor Program (QIIP)

8 February 2017

  • canada program
  • Canada Business Immigration
  • Immigration to Quebec
  • QIIP Requirements
  • QIIP 2017
Canada Business Immigration: Choosing the Quebec Immigrant Investor Program (QIIP)

Without question, the QIIP is Canada’s most popular business immigration program and the top choice for qualified applicants seeking Canadian permanent residency. In a nutshell, the QIIP is simply one of the simplest and smartest investment options for Canadian immigration.

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Immigration to Canada: Giving Aging Businesses a Longer Life

7 February 2017

  • canada program
  • succession connect
  • Canada Business Immigration
  • Immigrant Entrepreneurs Canada
  • Fredericton Hive Incubator
  • Business Immigrant Mentorship Program
Immigration to Canada: Giving Aging Businesses a Longer Life

Canadian communities have populations nearing retirement and are now looking at foreign investment opportunities to give new life to aging businesses and economies. Where interest from Canadian youth is lacking in small to mid-sized business sectors, foreign investors can fill the void, a belief held by many advocates seeking to improve and sustain local economies.

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Canadian Provincial Nominee Programs: MPNP-B vs. OINP Entrepreneur Stream

25 January 2017

  • canada program
  • Canada Business Immigration
  • MPNP-B
  • Ontario Entrepreneur Stream
Canadian Provincial Nominee Programs: MPNP-B vs. OINP Entrepreneur Stream

Two larger and more well-known Canadian regional investment options are the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program for Business (MPNP-B) and the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) Entrepreneur Stream. Both are Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) that are designed by each province to find skilled entrepreneurs and business-minded men and women to nominate for Canadian residency.

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How Trump’s Presidency Affects Canada

23 January 2017

  • canada program
  • USA EB-5 Program
  • Donald Trump & Immigration
  • Canada Foreign Investment
  • Canada-U.S. Relations
How Trump’s Presidency Affects Canada

It’s finally official: Donald Trump is the new President of the United States of America for the next four years. With his protectionist policies and anti-immigration strategies, it’s no wonder he’s built up such a strong opposition—not only in the U.S.A., but around the world. So where does that leave Canada?

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Ahmed Hussen: The New Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

16 January 2017

  • canada program
  • Immigration to Canada
  • Minister of Immigration
  • The Honourable Ahmed Hussen
  • Canadian Parliament
  • Trudeau Cabinet
Ahmed Hussen: The New Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

On the 10th of January, Ahmed Hussen was sworn in as the newest member of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Cabinet as supervisor to federal immigration in Canada. Hussen’s unique experience as an immigrant to Canada not only provides knowledge in understanding immigration issues, but compassion.

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Manitoba’s Provincial Nominee Program for Business and the Great Deposit Debate

12 January 2017

  • canada program
  • Canada Business Immigration
  • Expression of Interest
  • MPNP-B
  • MPNP-B Deposit Agreement
  • Manitoba Security Deposit
Manitoba’s Provincial Nominee Program for Business and the Great Deposit Debate

Manitoba’s Provincial Nominee Program for Business (MPNP-B) was initially created through an agreement between Manitoba and the Government of Canada as a means to attract exceptional business people who will make an investment in, and be active in the management of, a new or existing business in the province of Manitoba.

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Get a Head Start on Your Quebec Immigrant Investor Program Application 2017

10 January 2017

  • canada program
  • Canada Permanent Residency
  • QIIP Application
  • Immigration to Quebec
  • QIIP Financing
  • Application Processing
  • QIIP 2017
Get a Head Start on Your Quebec Immigrant Investor Program Application 2017

If you were looking at applying for Canadian immigration through the country’s most popular investor program, the Quebec Immigrant Investor Program (QIIP), you’re in luck. There is news that the program will start a new intake of applications as of April or May 2017.

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Ottawa Looking to Introduce Automated System for Evaluating Immigration Applications

9 January 2017

  • canada program
  • IRCC
  • Application Processing
  • Canada Immigration Application
  • CPC – Ottawa
Ottawa Looking to Introduce Automated System for Evaluating Immigration Applications

In an increasingly technological world, it comes as no surprise that the processing of immigration applications would move towards an automated system. In fact, this is precisely what Ottawa has been developing.

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Canada’s Opportunity to Attract Foreign Investment is Now

19 December 2016

  • canada program
  • Canada Foreign Investment
  • Investment in Canada
  • Ottawa Investment Agency
  • Chrystia Freeland
Canada’s Opportunity to Attract Foreign Investment is Now

Ottawa is in the process of creating an agency designed to boost foreign investment in Canada. This agency will facilitate the investment process for foreigners, contrary to the U.S. leaning towards a protectionist approach to their economy.

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Canada Changes Application Intake Process for Parent and Grandparent Program 2017

18 December 2016

  • canada program
  • Canada Family Reunification
  • Canada Family Sponsorship
  • IRCC
  • Parent & Grandparent Program
Canada Changes Application Intake Process for Parent and Grandparent Program 2017

As part of its commitment to a fair and transparent immigration system, the Government of Canada has made changes to the Parent and Grandparent Program to improve the application process for all Canadian applicants who would like to sponsor their parents or grandparents.

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Syrian Refugees Commemorate One Year Since Being Welcomed to Canada

17 December 2016

  • Syrian Refugees
Syrian Refugees Commemorate One Year Since Being Welcomed to Canada

More than 350 communities across Canada have welcomed Syrian refugees since last year. While learning a new language, for both students and job-seekers, has not been easy, the warm welcome received from Canadians has helped with the transition.

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Canadian Family Class Immigration Programs Cutting Processing Time in Half

12 December 2016

  • canada program
  • Canada Family Reunification
  • Canada Family Sponsorship
  • Canada Immigration Policy
  • Processing Times
  • Application Processing
Canadian Family Class Immigration Programs Cutting Processing Time in Half

Some good news was announced this week for Canadians waiting to be reunited with family: The processing time for family sponsorship will be reduced to only 12 months, instead of 24 months.

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Canada’s Entrepreneur & Investor Immigration Summit 2016

5 December 2016

  • canada program
  • Canada Business Immigration
  • Canada Immigrant Investor
  • Campbell Cohen Law Firm
  • CanadaVisa
  • Entrepreneur & Investor Immigration Summit 2016
Canada’s Entrepreneur & Investor Immigration Summit 2016

Immigration and other professionals from both Canada and internationally will get together to share their vision on how Canada’s entrepreneur and investor programs (federal, provincial, and territorial) can enhance Canadian economy and society.

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Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program Improvements Scheduled for 2017

4 December 2016

  • canada program
  • Canada Business Immigration
  • Canada Entrepreneur
  • Canada PNP
  • LAA
  • MPNP-B
Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program Improvements Scheduled for 2017

Improvements to the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) will help reduce processing times and fast-track nominations to provide skilled applicants with the opportunity to strengthen Manitoba’s economy.

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Becoming a Canadian Citizen – In a Nutshell

22 November 2016

  • canada program
  • Canada Permanent Residency
  • Immigration to Canada
  • Canada Citizenship
  • Canada Citizenship Requirements
Becoming a Canadian Citizen – In a Nutshell

It’s not surprising that Canadian citizenship is in high demand. The country offers quality and free healthcare, free education up until high school, top colleges and universities, a family-friendly environment, cultural diversity, and of course Prime Minister Justin Trudeau just to name a few perks.

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Canadian Business Immigration Successes and Shortcomings

21 November 2016

  • canada program
  • Canada Business Immigration
  • Canada Entrepreneur
  • Canada PNP
  • Ontario Entrepreneur Stream
Canadian Business Immigration Successes and Shortcomings

British Columbia and Ontario, among many other provinces, offer their own entrepreneur programs. The Canadian federal government created the Start-up Visa Program in April 2013 which would grant residency only to entrepreneurs who could obtain backing and support from a venture capital fund, angel investor, or start-up incubator.

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Best Travel Destination for 2017? Canada Ranks 1st

17 November 2016

  • canada program
  • british columbia
  • Ontario
  • Travel to Canada
  • Travel Guide Canada
  • Canada Best Country to Visit
  • Quebec
Best Travel Destination for 2017? Canada Ranks 1st

Canada was recently given the great honor of being named the top travel destination for 2017 by Lonely Planet, the world’s biggest travel guide book publisher. After Canada, ...

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Trump Election Win has Americans Wanting to Move North – But it isn’t as easy as it seems

14 November 2016

  • canada program
  • Immigration to Canada
  • 2016 US Election
  • Donald Trump & Immigration
Trump Election Win has Americans Wanting to Move North – But it isn’t as easy as it seems

For the few Americans who successfully emigrate across the northern border, it is important to remember that due to the interdependence of the countries, Canada will possibly be the country most affected by Trump’s presidency.

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What is the Processing Time for the Quebec Immigrant Investor Program (QIIP)?

13 November 2016

  • canada program
  • QIIP Application
  • Application Processing
  • QIIP Processing Times
  • QIIP Processing
  • CSQ Processing
What is the Processing Time for the Quebec Immigrant Investor Program (QIIP)?

QIIP applications are processed at both the provincial level in Quebec as well as the federal level in Canada, and each applicant’s processing time will vary depending on certain factors.

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Electronic Travel Authorization Required for Visa-Exempt Travelers to Canada

7 November 2016

  • canada program
  • eTA
  • Travel to Canada
  • Canada Visa-Free Travel
  • IRCC
  • Electronic Travel Authorization
  • Temporary Resident Visa
Electronic Travel Authorization Required for Visa-Exempt Travelers to Canada

Visa-exempt travellers will be required to obtain an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) prior to boarding their flight to Canada. Until January 31, 2017 dual citizens whose second citizenship is from a visa-exempt country will be able to apply for a special authorization in order to be allowed to travel to Canada using their valid non-Canadian passport.

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Canada Proposes Amendment to the Age of Dependent Children

6 November 2016

  • canada program
  • Immigration to Canada
  • Canada Family Reunification
  • Canada Immigration Reform
Canada Proposes Amendment to the Age of Dependent Children

The proposed regulatory amendment would add young adult children between the ages of 19 and 21 to the definition of a “dependent child” and enable the inclusion of children staying at home with their parents in order to pursue higher education.

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Canada and Jordan: Taking International Partnerships to New Heights

5 November 2016

  • canada program
  • The Middle East
  • Canada-Jordan FTA
  • Canada-Jordan Partnership
Canada and Jordan: Taking International Partnerships to New Heights

Both Canada and Jordan have expressed their intentions to continue advancing the bilateral partnership the two countries have striven to achieve under the Jordan-Canada Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and the more recent Audiovisual Co-production Treaty.

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Canada to Issue Visa-Free Travel for Bulgaria & Romania

3 November 2016

  • canada program
  • bulgaria program
  • eTA
  • Bulgarian Visa Regulation
Canada to Issue Visa-Free Travel for Bulgaria & Romania

Bulgarian citizens will soon join many visitors from across the world that will not need to acquire a temporary visa to enter Canada.

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Will Rising Employment Performance in Québec Benefit Immigrants?

27 October 2016

  • canada program
  • new brunswick
  • succession connect
  • Immigration to Quebec
  • Canada Immigrant Employment
Will Rising Employment Performance in Québec Benefit Immigrants?

Kathleen Weil says foreign immigration to Canada is vital for Québec’s economic livelihood and advocates businesses in Québec to adopt the new immigration strategies implemented by the Canadian government.

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Healthcare in Canada: An Overview

26 October 2016

  • canada program
  • Healthcare in Canada
  • Immigration Consultant in Jordan
  • Canadian Healthcare
Healthcare in Canada: An Overview

The quality of healthcare in Canada is relatively high compared to much of the world and regardless of where you live in Canada, emergency medical services are provided for residents and citizens for free.

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Canadian Immigration Law: Refusal and Inadmissibility

24 October 2016

  • canada program
  • immigration lawyer in amman
  • Healthcare in Canada
  • Canada Inadmissibility
  • Canada Immigration Policy
  • Immigration Refusal
Canadian Immigration Law: Refusal and Inadmissibility

Applicants seeking admission to Canada must pass medical examinations and security checks prior to being granted Canadian residency.

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Education in Canada: A Worthwhile Investment

23 October 2016

  • canada program
  • Education in Canada
  • Canada Education
  • Canada Universities
  • Invest in Education
Education in Canada: A Worthwhile Investment

Canada is home to some of the best and most respected universities in the world; for many foreign national investors, the education system provided by a particular country can be a deciding factor for immigration.

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New Brunswick Immigrant Entrepreneurial Opportunities

18 October 2016

  • canada program
  • new brunswick
  • succession connect
New  Brunswick Immigrant Entrepreneurial Opportunities

Permanent Residency through Investment in Canada

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Will Canada Introduce a New Federal Immigrant Investor Program?

13 October 2016

  • canada program
  • FIIP
  • Federal Immigrant Investor Program
Will Canada Introduce a New Federal Immigrant Investor Program?

The Federal government of Canada has been discussing introducing a new investment immigration program designed to attract high net worth individuals to the country. Canada’s Immigration Minister, John McCallum, announced that a new program is in the works that would allow foreign nationals to obtain Canadian permanent residency in exchange for a significant investment into Canada’s economy.

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Canada: Home to Three of the Top Five Most Liveable Cities in the World

9 October 2016

  • canada program
  • british columbia
  • Ontario
  • Canada Permanent Residency
  • Canada Most Livable Cities
  • Canada Lifestyle
Canada: Home to Three of the Top Five Most Liveable Cities in the World

The Economist Intelligence Unit published a report of its liveability survey that assessed which cities around the world provided the best (or worst) living conditions. For the survey, each city was assigned a rating of comfort for over 30 factors in five different categories: stability, healthcare, culture and environment, education, and infrastructure.

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Canada Ranked 3rd Best Country to Live in for Expats

24 September 2016

  • canada program
  • Healthcare in Canada
  • Canada Most Livable Cities
  • Canada Lifestyle
  • Canada Economy
  • Expats in Canada
Canada Ranked 3rd Best Country to Live in for Expats

HSBC recently published its Expat Explorer Report, ranking the top countries in the world to live as a foreigner. 27,000 immigrants from 190 different countries were surveyed for the report. They were asked how easy it was for them to work, live, and raise a family in the country they lived in. With the results, HSBC calculated a score for each of three categories: economics, experience, and family. The average of the combined numbers was then used to establish a ranking of the best (and worst)

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Quebec or USA: An In-Depth Comparison of the World’s Top Investor Visa Programs

6 September 2016

  • canada program
  • usa program
  • regional centers
  • QIIP vs. USA EB-5
  • EB-5 Requirements
  • QIIP Financing
Quebec or USA: An In-Depth Comparison of the World’s Top Investor Visa Programs

Both the EB-5 and QIIP are among the most popular programs in today’s investment visa market. Each program has its advantages and disadvantages.

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Breaking News: New Online Process Simplifies and Speeds up Ontario Entrepreneur Category Application

24 August 2016

  • canada program
  • Expression of Interest
  • Ontario Entrepreneur Stream
  • OINP
Breaking News: New Online Process Simplifies and Speeds up Ontario Entrepreneur Category Application

The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) has just launched an online application system which simplifies the application process for the Entrepreneur Stream, from submitting an Expression of Interest (EOI) to submitting a formal application if invited to apply.

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What the Future Holds for Canadian Immigration

21 August 2016

  • canada program
  • Canada Permanent Residency
  • Canada Family Reunification
  • Canada Citizenship
  • IRCC
What the Future Holds for Canadian Immigration

This year, Canada’s Liberal Government has held several meetings across Canada to obtain opinions and advice on how to better the future of Canada’s immigration system.

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Cap Reached for the Quebec Self-Employed Category

9 August 2016

  • canada program
  • quebec entrepreneur
  • Immigration to Quebec
  • Quebec Self-Employment
Cap Reached for the Quebec Self-Employed Category

The maximum number of applications that could be received under the Quebec Self-Employed worker category has been attained this week, and the program is consequently closed. The government of Quebec started intake of applications in April 2016 and was accepting only 50 applications under this immigration category.

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Canada Looking to Increase Number of French-Speaking Immigrants

9 August 2016

  • canada program
  • Canada PNP
  • Immigration to Quebec
  • French Language Quebec
  • IRCC
  • Francophone Immigration
Canada Looking to Increase Number of French-Speaking Immigrants

The Premiers of Canada’s provinces and territories have settled on an immigration target for French-speakers outside the province of Quebec of 5%, exceeding the federal government’s target of 4% by the year 2018.

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Canadian Business Immigration: An Overview

31 July 2016

  • qiip
  • canada program
  • Canada Business Immigration
  • Canada Inadmissibility
  • Canada Immigration Policy
  • MPNP-B
Canadian Business Immigration: An Overview

Canadian Business Immigration is a category of immigration through which high net-worth individuals with business and/or managerial experience can apply for  Canadian permanent residency which may lead to Canadian citizenship once the conditions are met.

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What is an Exploratory Visit and Why Should I Take One?

19 July 2016

  • canada program
  • EOI
  • Expression of Interest
  • MPNP-B
  • Exploratory Visit
What is an Exploratory Visit and Why Should I Take One?

For those interested in applying for immigration to Manitoba through its Provincial Nominee Program for Business (MPNP-B), you may consider making an Exploratory Visit to the province to experience the way of life first hand, as well as explore business opportunities. Even though the Exploratory Visit is completely optional for the applicant, it is highly recommended to conduct this visit before submitting an application.

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Immigrate to Canada Through a Provincial Nominee Program

18 July 2016

  • canada program
  • Canada PNP
  • LAA
  • EOI
  • MPNP-B
Immigrate to Canada Through a Provincial Nominee Program

Business immigration stream Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) are offered by most provinces in Canada and allow expedited immigration processing for applicants through investment ...

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Celebrate Canada Day with Faster Citizenship

18 July 2016

  • canada program
  • Canada Permanent Residency
  • Canada Citizenship
  • Justin Trudeau
  • Canada Day
Celebrate Canada Day with Faster Citizenship

July 1st is Canada Day, and the Canadian government along with its Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, will be implementing changes to the Citizenship Act to make it easier and faster for those who wish to attain Canadian citizenship. This is good news for investors who are already in Canada, as well as for those who are planning for an eventual immigration to Canada. The Canadian passport is now within reach.

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Canada’s Start-Up Visa Program: The Fastest Route to Canada for Innovative Entrepreneurs

18 July 2016

  • canada program
  • Canada Business Immigration
  • Canada Start-Up Visa
Canada’s Start-Up Visa Program: The Fastest Route to Canada for Innovative Entrepreneurs

The Federal Start-Up Visa Program is geared toward qualified entrepreneurs who would like to obtain permanent residence in Canada in return for the establishment of a business in Canada that will create jobs for Canadians and compete globally. The program connects innovative entrepreneurs with government approved facilitators to establish a start-up in Canada.

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Public Discussion on Canada’s Immigration Policy

11 July 2016

  • canada program
  • Immigration to Canada
  • Canada Immigration Policy
Public Discussion on Canada’s Immigration Policy

The government of Canada has invited its citizens to provide their views on the current immigration policies to improve its future plans, and continue to grow its nation through immigration. For that purpose, Canada launched a public conversation, the “national conversation on immigration”, for a period of one month, starting from July 5th until August 5th, where Canadians are encouraged to answer an online consultation form and submit their feedback on the next steps in Canada's immigration pol

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The Children are our Future

15 June 2016

  • qiip
  • canada program
  • Education in Canada
  • Immigration to Quebec
  • French Language Quebec
The Children are our Future

Many investors with families choose to immigrate for one main reason: the betterment of the lives of their children. Most parents want to ensure that their children get the best possible start in the world, and they can do so by providing a good education.

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Quebec Immigration Step-by-Step

14 June 2016

  • canada program
  • quebec self-employed
  • quebec entrepreneur
  • Immigration to Quebec
  • QIIP Requirements
Quebec Immigration Step-by-Step

Intake of applications under the Quebec Immigrant Investor Program began on May 30th 2016 and is set to run until February 27th 2017, or when the maximum number of applications (19...

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Quebec Seeks to Increase Immigration Numbers

9 June 2016

  • qiip
  • canada program
  • Immigration to Quebec
  • French Language Quebec
Quebec Seeks to Increase Immigration Numbers

The Quebec Minister of Immigration, Diversity and Inclusion, Kathleen Weil, filed proposals on government immigration policies for the years 2017 to 2019 at a National Assembly meeting. The proposals will be studied by the relevant parliamentary committee.

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Prime Minister of Canada Celebrates Iftar for Ramadan

8 June 2016

  • canada program
  • The Middle East
  • Justin Trudeau
  • Middle East Nationals
Prime Minister of Canada Celebrates Iftar for Ramadan

Diversity in race and religion is one characteristic of Canada that truly makes it a great country. The Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, celebrated Iftar and broke the first Ramadan fast with the Muslim members of the Liberal party on the night of June 6th.

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Expression of Interest (EOI) Explained

5 June 2016

  • canada program
  • EOI
  • Expression of Interest
  • MPNP-B
  • Manitoba Business Stream
Expression of Interest (EOI) Explained

Several business immigration programs in Canada require the submission of an Expression of Interest (EOI) as the first step of the immigration process. Only eligible applicants can submit an EOI. Eligible individuals are those who meet the minimum point score as required by the program in question

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Canada in Need of New Federal Investor Program

29 May 2016

  • canada program
  • Canada Immigrant Investor
Canada in Need of New Federal Investor Program

Canada is the pioneer of investor immigration programs being the first country in the world to introduce such program around thirty years ago. Since introduction, Canada has attracted, and continues to attract, thousands of investors who bring their business ideas and know-how to the country.

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Countdown to New Intake Period for QIIP

28 May 2016

  • qiip
  • canada program
  • Immigration to Quebec
  • QIIP Requirements
Countdown to New Intake Period for QIIP

In a few short days, the Quebec immigration office will begin accepting new applications under the successful Quebec Immigrant Investor Program (QIIP).

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Quebec: Perfect Place for Investment in North America

23 May 2016

  • qiip
  • canada program
  • quebec entrepreneur
  • Immigration to Quebec
Quebec: Perfect Place for Investment in North America

The province of Quebec introduces the popular program known as The Quebec Immigrant Investor Program that gives the investors the opportunity to benefit from all the advantages that are offered by a major urban centre like Quebec that has a supreme quality of life!

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Canada’s Start-Up Visa Gains Great Popularity

22 May 2016

  • canada program
  • Canada Permanent Residency
  • Canada Start-Up Visa
Canada’s Start-Up Visa  Gains Great Popularity

Canada’s federal start-up visa program is a Canadian business immigration program that focuses on business or high net worth individuals who have innovative business ideas and want to settle in Canada with their families.

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QIIP to Begin Intake of Applications This Month

18 May 2016

  • qiip
  • canada program
  • QIIP Application
  • Application Processing
  • QIIP Net Worth
QIIP to Begin Intake of Applications This Month

The Quebec Immigrant Investor Program (QIIP) will begin accepting applications shortly. Intake of applications will begin at the end of the month on May 30th 2016.

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Brief Guide on Writing Your Narrative for QIIP

11 May 2016

  • canada program
  • QIIP Application
  • QIIP Narrative
Brief Guide on Writing Your Narrative for QIIP

You’ve proven that you have sufficient income to meet the minimum threshold of 1.6 million CAD for the Quebec Immigrant Investor Program (QIIP).

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Quebec Entrepreneur Program – Capped Out

7 May 2016

  • canada program
  • quebec entrepreneur
Quebec Entrepreneur Program – Capped Out

The Quebec entrepreneur business program is aimed at individuals who possess entrepreneurial skills and who intend on investing in and operating an agricultural, commercial or industrial business in Quebec.

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Immigrating Through Manitoba Vs Prince Edward Island

5 May 2016

  • canada program
  • Manitoba PNP
  • MPNP-B
  • PEI-PNP
Immigrating Through Manitoba Vs Prince Edward Island

This blog will highlight the differences between the Manitoba provincial nomination program (MBPNP) and Prince Edward Island provincial nomination (PEI PNP) program under the business category.

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Which Business Immigration Program Do You Qualify for? EB-5 or QIIP?

3 May 2016

  • canada program
  • usa program
  • USA Investment
  • QIIP vs. USA EB-5
  • Canada vs. USA
Which Business Immigration Program Do You Qualify for?  EB-5 or QIIP?

Two of the most recognized business immigration programs in North America and worldwide are the USA’s EB-5 and Canada’s Quebec Immigrant Investor program (QIIP).

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Quebec Investor Program - Game Changer for Canada Immigration

2 May 2016

  • qiip
  • canada program
  • Immigration to Quebec
  • QIIP Benefits
Quebec Investor Program - Game Changer for Canada Immigration

The Quebec Immigrant Investor Program (QIIP) is one of the best immigration programs both in the region and worldwide. 

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Chance for Investors to Immigrate to Canada Starts 30th May 2016

28 April 2016

  • canada program
  • Immigration to Canada
  • QIIP Benefits
Chance for Investors to Immigrate to Canada Starts 30th May 2016

The Quebec Business Immigration program is a category of Canadian immigration that is accessible to individuals of high net worth and relevant business managerial experience.

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Immigration to Canada – 3 Best Ways for Immigrant Investors

26 April 2016

  • canada program
  • quebec entrepreneur
  • Immigration to Canada
  • Manitoba PNP
Immigration to Canada – 3 Best Ways for Immigrant Investors

For investors looking for the best immigration options for both themselves and their immediate family (dependents), Canada has some of the best globally recognized Immigrant Investor programs that are designed especially to suit High Net Worth individuals.

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Manitoba Issues 150 Letters of Invitation to Apply to EOI submissions

24 April 2016

  • canada program
  • Manitoba PNP
  • LAA
  • EOI
  • MPNP-B
  • MPNP
Manitoba Issues 150 Letters of Invitation to Apply to EOI submissions

The government of Manitoba has issued 150 LAAs (10 LAAs per week) to EOI submissions under the business category, from January 5, 2016 to April 20, 2016, whom had scores ranging from 100 to some EOI’s with a score of 82.

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Invest and Enter Canada with 0% Risk Investment

21 April 2016

  • canada program
  • Quebec Investment
  • Canada Investment
Invest and Enter Canada with 0% Risk Investment

One of the fundamental issues that all new or experienced investors around the world may worry about is the high or low risks that might come with their investments, and how should they avoid them, and the outcomes that may result from their investments.

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Quebec Immigrant Investor Program (QIIP) Will Start Calling for Interviews Soon!

21 April 2016

  • canada program
  • QIIP Benefits
  • QIIP Interviews
Quebec Immigrant Investor Program (QIIP) Will Start Calling for Interviews Soon!

Quebec Ministry of Immigration has announced on April, 20th 2016 that 300 Chinese applicants who applied under the Quebec Immigrant Investor Program will be called for interview in Montreal between May 16th and June 30th 2016, from Mondays to Thursdays except for the week of June 6 where lodging may be a challenge for the applicants.

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QIIP – Easiest Route to Immigrate to Canada for High Net Worth Individuals

17 April 2016

  • canada program
  • Immigration to Canada
  • QIIP Benefits
  • Quebec Investment
  • U/HNWI Immigration
QIIP – Easiest Route to Immigrate to Canada for High Net Worth Individuals

The Quebec Business Immigration program is a category of Canadian immigration that is accessible to individuals of high net worth and relevant business managerial experience.

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Immigrating to Canada 2016

13 April 2016

  • canada program
  • Canada Permanent Residency
  • Immigration to Canada
  • Quebec Investment
Immigrating to Canada 2016

As for 2016, Canada aims to continue to boost developments and opportunities for interested investors whom wish to attain Canadian residency or citizenship.

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Quebec Immigrant Investor Program (QIIP) Experiences in Management

10 April 2016

  • canada program
  • QIIP Requirements
  • QIIP Management
Quebec Immigrant Investor Program (QIIP) Experiences in Management

The Quebec Immigrant Investor Program (QIIP) will be available for applications, announced the Canadian province.

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What Permanent Residency in Canada Means to Middle East Nationals

9 April 2016

  • canada program
  • Canada Permanent Residency
  • Immigration to Canada
  • The Middle East
  • Middle East Nationals
What Permanent Residency in Canada Means to Middle East Nationals

The QIIP program is particularly ideal for interested individuals that wish to lead a more stable and comfortable life in Canada, where there may be political unrest or instability in some countries of the Middle East and North Africa.

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Quebec Immigrant Investor Program Financing Option

7 April 2016

  • canada program
  • Quebec Investment
  • QIIP Requirements
  • QIIP Financing
Quebec Immigrant Investor Program Financing Option

Individuals that are interested in obtaining permanent resident status in Canada are granted various investment options under the QIIP, one of which being a much preferred and valuable option of investing through financing.

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Best Investor Immigration Programs: The Quebec Immigrant Investor Program (QIIP) vs. The USA EB-5

6 April 2016

  • canada program
  • QIIP vs. USA EB-5
  • QIIP Requirements
  • US EB-5 Requirements
Best Investor Immigration Programs: The Quebec Immigrant Investor Program (QIIP) vs.  The USA EB-5

It is fundamental to compare two of the most favored programs recognized globally for those interested individuals whom wish to opt for business immigration, the QIIP and EB-5.

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Quebec has Set a Cap of 50 Applications under its Self-Employed Program

2 April 2016

  • canada program
  • quebec self-employed
  • quebec entrepreneur
Quebec has Set a Cap of 50 Applications under its Self-Employed Program

The province of Quebec has set a cap of 50 applications under its Self-Employed program starting as of 1st April 2016. The new subscription cycle will be closed for interested appl...

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Quebec is Welcoming 50 Entrepreneurs under the Quebec Entrepreneur Program

2 April 2016

  • canada program
  • quebec entrepreneur
Quebec is Welcoming 50 Entrepreneurs under the Quebec Entrepreneur Program

The government of Quebec will be accepting a number of 50 applications under the Quebec Entrepreneur program.

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Quebec Investor Program Re-Launches on May 30th 2016

2 April 2016

  • canada program
  • Quebec Investment
  • QIIP Requirements
Quebec Investor Program Re-Launches on May 30th 2016

Quebec has announced that it will start accepting applications for a limited time period, which is from May 30th 2016 till February 28th 2017 with a maximum intake of 1,900 applications.

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Nova Scotia’s NSNP Cap Raised to 1,350

19 March 2016

  • canada program
  • Canadian Provinces
  • Nova Scotia
  • NSNP
  • NSPNP
Nova Scotia’s NSNP Cap Raised to 1,350

The Nova Scotia province of Canada raises the total annual allocation cap for its Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP) to 1,350 as a result of an added 300 spaces.

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Canada Aims to Help International Students to Permanent Residence

16 March 2016

  • canada program
  • Education in Canada
  • LAA
  • EOI
  • Expression of Interest
Canada Aims to Help International Students to Permanent Residence

The Canadian government strives to ease the procurement of permanent residency for international students in Canada after completing their studies.

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Fourth Draw in BC PNP Entrepreneur Invitations to Apply

13 March 2016

  • canada program
  • british columbia
  • Canadian Provinces
  • BCPNP
  • BCPNP Entrepreneur
Fourth Draw in BC PNP Entrepreneur Invitations to Apply

Recently, the fourth draw from the Entrepreneur Immigration category was a total of 17 applicants granted Invitations to Apply (ITAs) for permanent residency status in Canada under BC PNP Entrepreneur.

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Canada to Accept 305,000 New Permanent Residents in 2016

10 March 2016

  • canada program
  • Canada Permanent Residency
  • Syrian Refugees
Canada to Accept 305,000 New Permanent Residents in 2016

The Canadian government’s raises the bar in its 2016 Immigration Levels Plan where it aims to take up as much as 305,000 new permanent residents during the year. Whereas formerly, the Canadian government’s target has been known not to exceed 300,000.

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Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) System in Canada Delayed

10 March 2016

  • canada program
  • eTA
  • Travel to Canada
  • TRV
Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) System in Canada Delayed

The government of Canada has delayed a new electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) system to a later date approximately due in the autumn period.

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Reformations in Processing Times Due to Refugees to Canada

10 March 2016

  • canada program
  • Syrian Refugees
  • Canada Immigration
Reformations in Processing Times Due to Refugees to Canada

The recent migration of 25,000 Syrian refugees to Canada has helped to shape plans in the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship (IRCC) department, in aiming to decrease the time length of processing applications for family class, economic and refugee immigration.

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Sponsored Spouses to Become Permanent Residents upon Arrival in Canada

10 March 2016

  • canada program
  • Canada Permanent Residency
  • Canada Family Sponsorship
  • Canada Family Reuinification
Sponsored Spouses to Become Permanent Residents upon Arrival in Canada

The Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC or IRCC), John McCallum, recently announced that the Canadian government plans alternations in the conditional permanent residence provision that are due to come into effect shortly.

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Canadian Citizenship Act New Revision of Bill C-24

25 February 2016

  • canada program
  • Canada Citizenship
  • Bill C-24
  • Canadian Citizenship Act
Canadian Citizenship Act New Revision of Bill C-24

The government of Canada is expected to call for an eradication of Bill C-24 on Canadian citizenship, with transitions due to the Canadian Citizenship Act.

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British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP)

21 February 2016

  • canada program
  • british columbia
  • Canadian Provinces
  • BCPNP
  • Canada PNP
  • BCPNP Entrepreneur
British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP)

The BCPNP directs its interests in boosting the province through development in economic and workforce arenas. Qualifying candidates are nominated for permanent residence through the BCPNP,

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Saskatchewan Immigration Nominee Proc

21 February 2016

  • canada program
  • Canadian Provinces
  • Canada PNP
  • EOI
  • SINP
  • SINP Entrepreneur
Saskatchewan Immigration Nominee Proc

The SINP Entrepreneur division has begun to elect the first applicants from the Expression of Interest (EOI) candidates.

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Nova Scotia Provincial Nomination Program (NSNP)

21 February 2016

  • canada program
  • Canadian Provinces
  • Nova Scotia
  • Canada PNP
  • Nova Scotia Entrepreneur
Nova Scotia Provincial Nomination Program (NSNP)

Entrepreneur - Business Immigration - Canada    Nova Scotia has launched its New Business Immigration Streams; the entrepreneur and the graduate entrepreneur streams, t...

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Ontario Provincial Nomination Program (OINP)

10 December 2015

  • canada program
  • Ontario
  • Canadian Provinces
  • Canada PNP
  • Ontario Entrepreneur Stream
Ontario Provincial Nomination Program (OINP)

The Immigration and International Trade in Ontario has redesigned its provincial nominee program in order to meet the province’s needs and introduced its Corporate and Entrepreneur streams on October 29th 2015,

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