Nova Scotia Immigration Invites 24 Entrepreneurs To Apply In Latest Draw

The latest draw of the Nova Scotia immigration Entrepreneur stream took place on November 15, 2017. The draw saw 24 candidates issued with Invitations to Apply for Nova Scotia immigration, with the lowest-ranked candidate scoring 91 points. The previous draw, on October 10, 2017, saw 12 Invitations to Apply issued and a score of 97…

Two-Step Entrepreneur Immigration Programs Preferred By Canadian Provinces

Two-step immigration programs aimed at entrepreneurs looking to establish businesses and be granted Canadian permanent residence are being implemented by many of Canada’s provinces. Increasingly, provincial entrepreneur programs require candidates to spend up to two years in Canada on a conditional temporary work permit, before being issued a nomination for permanent residence. The latest province…

Expression of Interest System For P.E.I.’s Business Impact Program

A new Expression of Interest format will be introduced from the start of 2018 for receiving applications to the Prince Edward Island Business Impact program. Candidates for Prince Edward Island immigration will be asked to submit their EOIs, which will be scored out of 200 based on a number of factors including business experience, language,…

New Business Investor Stream For Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program

The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program has launched a new Business Investor Stream, featuring two updated pathways to Canada permanent residence. The new Business Investor Stream replaces the former Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program – Business stream. The stream is now closed for Expressions of Interest, and will reopen after the changes have been implemented at the…

Government Ready to Raise Bahamas Investment Threshold to BS$750,000

The Bahamas government says it has agreed in principle to increase the threshold of the Bahamas Investor Residence Visa from BS$500,000 to BS$750,000. There are also plans to reintroduce a fast-track option, where candidates making real estate investments of BS$1.5 million or more would get their residency processed in 21 days. No indication has been…