Nearly 300 Invited In Largest 2018 Prince Edward Island Expression of Interest Draw

Nearly 300 Invited In Largest 2018 Prince Edward Island Expression of Interest Draw

The largest immigration draw since Prince Edward Island transitioned to Expression of Interest at the start of 2018 took place on October 18. The draw saw the province issue 297 invites for Prince Edward Island immigration through the Labour Impact, Express Entry and Business Impact Work Permit streams. The numbers were dominated by Labour Impact…

Where Canada Ranks Among World’s Most Powerful Passports

Where Canada Ranks Among World’s Most Powerful Passports

The Canadian passport is the world’s sixth most powerful, alongside Belgium, Switzerland and Ireland, allowing visa-free travel to 185 countries. Currently, the world’s most powerful passport in terms of visa-free access is Japan’s, which covers 190 countries. Comparable countries such as the U.K. and the U.S. have slightly more powerful passports than Canada, offering visa-free…

Entrepreneurs and New Businesses Coming To Canada Through Start-Up Visa Program

Entrepreneurs and New Businesses Coming To Canada Through Start-Up Visa Program

Donald Trump’s move to end a similar program in the U.S. is driving candidates to Canada’s Start-Up Visa Program. Federal government figures show 200 Start-Up Visa Program candidates have been approved for Canada permanent residence since February. These 200 candidates have created 130 new businesses in Canada through the program. Read More Permanent Start-Up Visa…

Quebec Immigrant Investor Program: Do I Need to Speak French?

Quebec Immigrant Investor Program: Do I Need to Speak French?

The Quebec Immigrant Investor Program (QIIP) has no French speaking qualification requirement. Candidates must sign a written declaration saying they intend to reside in the French-speaking province of Quebec. However, there is no language requirement. The Quebec investor program offers applicants with a net worth of at least $2 million permanent residence through a risk-free…