Colin R. Singer is Managing Partner of investmentimmigration.com and immigration.ca and one of Canada’s foremost senior corporate immigration attorneys. He is recognized as an experienced authority on Canadian immigration matters as well as the international residence-by-investment industry through investmentimmigration.com. He is a licensed immigration lawyer in good standing with a Canadian Law Society during the past 25+ years.

British Columbia Entrepreneur Stream Category: Applications Paused Until Early 2022

British Columbia Entrepreneur Stream Category: Applications Paused Until Early 2022

A pause has been placed on applications for the base category of British Columbia’s Entrepreneur Stream in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. “Given the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on B.C.’s economy, the temporary pause allows us to review the (Entrepreneur Immigration) – base category to ensure it continues to meet its objectives to…

PEI PNP Targets Business Impact Candidates In New Entrepreneur Immigration Draw

PEI PNP Targets Business Impact Candidates In New Entrepreneur Immigration Draw

Prince Edward Island immigration has conducted a new provincial draw, targeting entrepreneur candidates through its Business Impact stream. The July 15 draw saw 9 invitations issued through the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program stream, with a minimum score of 75 points. The same draw also saw 118 invites issued to Labour Impact and Express…

Cyprus Revamps its Golden Visa as Controversial Citizenship for Investment Program Ends

Cyprus Revamps its Golden Visa as Controversial Citizenship for Investment Program Ends

With its controversial citizenship by investment program effectively terminated, Cyprus has revamped its permanent residence by investment program to take on popular golden visa destinations like Portugal and Greece.  Cyprus Golden Visa: Investment Requirements  To qualify for fast-track permanent residence in Cyprus, the applicant must fulfill one of these investment requirements. €300,000 (excluding Value Added…

Ontario Invites First Entrepreneur Immigration Candidates Since December 2020

Ontario Invites First Entrepreneur Immigration Candidates Since December 2020

Ontario immigration has conducted a rare Entrepreneur Stream draw – its first of 2021 – with the province issuing 21 Invitations to Apply.  The July 7 draw saw ITAs issued to Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) candidates scoring between 146 and 200 points. Candidates who submitted an Expression of Interest by June 29, 2021 were…

Ontario Speeds Up Process For Entrepreneur Stream Applications

Ontario Speeds Up Process For Entrepreneur Stream Applications

Ontario has introduced a number of Entrepreneur stream changes to help speed up applications and allow candidates to concentrate on growing their businesses. Earlier this month, the central Canadian province passed regulatory amendments that affect the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program’s Entrepreneur stream.  Ontario is making its virtual interview process permanent and cutting down on the…