Manage a business in Canada: Business Immigration for Entrepreneurs

CIC News
Published: May 26, 2009

Entrepreneurs and small and medium-sized businesses are an important part of the Canadian economy.  If, as a potential Canadian immigrant, you would like to establish and manage your own business in Canada, the Entrepreneur category of Canadian Business immigration could be your ticket to Canadian Permanent Residency.  The federal and provincial governments strongly encourage newcomers to invest in new or existing businesses across the country, bringing their international experience to the Canadian economy.  The federal Entrepreneur category of Business Class immigration was created to do just that, and many provincial Entrepreneur programs have subsequently emerged as well. 

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