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Ottawa Can Stop Quebec Immigrant Investors Moving to Vancouver and Toronto: Here is How

Vancouver and Toronto are receiving thousands of wealthy candidates who arrive in Canada via the Quebec Immigrant Investor Program (QIIP). These high net worth individuals are using the QIIP as a back door to Canada’s two most popular cities, and are being blamed for driving up the housing markets in both major metropolitan areas. Both have introduced foreign buyer taxes to combat ... Read More »

Business Candidates Invited to Apply For Ontario Immigration’s Entrepreneur Stream

A new draw for the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program’s Entrepreneur Stream has been conducted by Ontario immigration officials. The draw, conducted on February 6, 2018, saw the OINP issue 13 Invitations to Apply to candidates, with a minimum score of 137. Ontario Entrepreneur Stream Draw Draw Date Invitations to Apply Lowest Score 06-Feb-18 13 137 The Ontario Entrepreneur Stream is ... Read More »

Britons Seek the Investment Immigration Route to Escape Brexit and Falling Living Standards

Brexit and a general decline in living standards have contributed to a steady rise in demand for second passports among British citizens. While many prefer a second passport from an EU nation in a bid to bypass the inevitable post-Brexit travel restrictions, wealthy citizens have long patronized investment immigration programs offered by countries from all over the world. Often dismissed ... Read More »

Avoiding the Pitfalls of Investment Immigration Programs

Investment immigration programs have historically been perceived as a fad among the ultra-rich who wish to hold a second passport as a status symbol. Only recently experts and wealthy individuals have begun viewing programs as a tool for financial planning and securing better opportunities for themselves and their children.Visa-free travel privileges to the E.U., the U.S., Canada, and other developed ... Read More »

Nova Scotia Immigration Conducts First Entrepreneur Draw of 2018

Nova Scotia immigration officials conducted the latest draw under its Entrepreneur stream on January 16, 2018. The draw saw 27 candidates issued with Invitations to Apply for Nova Scotia immigration, with the lowest-ranked candidate scoring 91 points. The previous draw, on December 19, 2017, also saw 27 Invitations to Apply issued and the same score of 91 for the lowest-ranked candidate. ... Read More »