Canada has special immigration programs specifically aimed to attract investors, entrepreneurs, and self-employed persons with the goal of promoting economic development and bettering the job market in Canada.
If you are an investor, entrepreneur or self-employed person from outside Canada with venture capital, business acumen and entrepreneurial skills we can assist you in developing of a comprehensive Canadian immigration plan that meets all of the requirements necessary to operate a successful business in Canada that qualifies you and your family for permanent residence in Canada.
Depending on where you want to live and the kind of business you would like to develop, there are programs available at the Provincial and Federal level. In addition, our qualified team of lawyers will guide you through the process of incorporating a Canadian company, negotiating the purchase of an existing Canadian business and all other matters relating to your settlement in Canada.
If this option sounds intriguing to you, please fill out the contact form to schedule a consultation.
Canada offers the most established and widely-used investment-based immigration programs conferring permanent resident status. Under the Canadian model, business immigrants can enjoy the benefits of a national health care program, affordable first-class education and a national pension system that provides measurable annual income upon retirement.
Canada’s new Start-Up Visa is the first of its kind in the world, linking immigrant entrepreneurs with experienced private sector organizations that have expertise in working with start-ups. Unlike programs in other countries, Canada does not provide “temporary” or “conditional” status. Successful applicants to this program will be able to immigrate to Canada as permanent residents with no conditions attached to the success of their business.
April 17, 2023 Carly Perryman, paralegal for the Immigration Team at FH&P, recaps the latest Canadian Immigration news, ranging from Express Entry Draw updates to Post-Graduation Work Permit extensions as well as a potential strike that could cause processing delays.
March 24, 2023 Family members of Temporary Foreign Workers may now be eligible for work permits thanks to recent changes within Immigration Canada to meet the country’s ongoing labour demands. Jasmine Somal, an FH&P Associate practising Immigration Law, reviews the changes and who can now apply for an open work permit in 2023.
March 10, 2023 High scores for the Express Entry Skills Immigration program may be alarming or discouraging, causing dismay and hopelessness based on the level of competition. Carly Perryman, paralegal for the Immigration Team at FH&P, provides an analysis of why the scores are so high and how candidates can increase their chances of earning a high score to secure permanent residency in Canada.