Everything to Gain and Nothing to Lose: Reviving Canada’s Federal Immigrant Investor Program

Everything to Gain and Nothing to Lose: Reviving Canada’s Federal Immigrant Investor Program

With the US hiking investment limits for the EB-5, is it time to for Canada to revive the suspended Canada Immigrant Investor Program? As the US implements a massive 80 per cent hike in minimum investments for the EB-5 program, it is an appropriate time to question the rationale behind Canada’s decision to completely ignore…

Nova Scotia Draw Targets 20 Entrepreneur Stream Immigration Candidates

Nova Scotia Draw Targets 20 Entrepreneur Stream Immigration Candidates

Nova Scotia immigration has targeted business immigration candidates in a new draw under its Entrepreneur Stream. The November 12 draw saw 20 invitations issued through the Nova Scotia Nominee Program. The lowest-ranked candidate scored 118 points, five higher than the 113 required in the previous draw. Detailed requirement for the Nova Scotia Entrepreneur stream are…

Why Benefits Will Always Outweigh Concerns Over Investment Immigration

How Benefits Outweigh Risks Under Investment Immigration Programs

With more than 50 programs globally, the investment immigration industry has been growing steadily despite concerns over lack of transparency, inadequate due diligence, misuse by tax evaders and even exploitation by terrorists.  While there is tough competition among countries to attract investment immigrants, there is no race-to-the-bottom scenario where programs with the lowest thresholds are…

Prince Edward Island To Conduct New Business Immigration Draw This Week

Prince Edward Island To Conduct New Business Immigration Draw This Week

A new draw targeting entrepreneur candidates through the Prince Edward Island immigration Expression of Interest system will take place on Thursday, November 21. The draw will target skilled worker and entrepreneur immigration candidates through the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program’s Labour Impact, Express Entry and Business Impact categories. PEI launched its Expression of Interest…

Saskatchewan Entrepreneur Draw Delayed For Program Criteria Changes

Saskatchewan Entrepreneur Draw Delayed For Program Criteria Changes

Saskatchewan immigration’s final Entrepreneur stream draw of 2019 has been delayed until December 5. The draw was originally scheduled to take place on November 7. A notice posted on the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program website said: “Please be advised that the EOI pool selection scheduled for November 7, 2019 has been postponed until December 5,…