Canada: On Track To Meet Its Immigration Targets

September 2nd 2021 – Canada is on track to meet its ambitious immigration goals announced in October 2020.  At that time, the Canadian government released its recovery plan sought to stimulate an economy weakened by the Covid-19 pandemic by increasing…

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Canadian Start-up Visa (SUV): Recent Statistics

August 18th 2021 – Recent data obtained from Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) through an access to information request for the period 2015-2020 shows that the Start-up Visa program (SUV) has seen impressive growth over the last few years….

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Canada Startup Visa: Increase of settlement funds requirements

July 15th, 2021 – Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has recently increased the settlement funds required to qualify for permanent residence under several immigration programs, including the Start Up visa. The settlement funds required for a single applicant have…

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Foreign Firms with Global Ambitions Choose to Settle in Canada

July 19th 2021 – Canada’s economy, ranking 10th biggest in the world, is robust and stable despite the challenges it faces during the Covid-19 pandemic. In recent years, Canada has secured several agreements expanding its market and grow its economy. …

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Start-up Visa Updates

CANADA SUV – A PROGRAM FOR INNOVATORS WORK PERMIT IN RECORD TIME The Canada start-up visa (SUV) program attracts more and more the attention of the business immigration world. Established in 2013 and made permanent in 2018, the SUV program…

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How To Prepare A Business Trip To Canada

June 24th 2021 – Business visitors are usually able to stay in Canada for up to 6 months, but the border services officer may sometimes allow a stay exceeding 6 months by issuing a document named a “visitor record” extending…

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What do Business Travelers need to enter Canada ?

Most foreign travelers (from jurisdictions as diverse as the United Kingdom, the SAR of Hong Kong, Japan or Vietnam) either need a visa or an Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) to travel to Canada. Some business travelers may only need a…

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Business Immigration in Canada: A General Overview

In Canada, immigration is governed by a large range of laws and regulations at the federal and provincial levels. The boundaries of immigration law in Canada are determined by Section 95 of the Constitution Act, 1867 which gives the power…

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Canada: Online Permanent Residency Application

On March 31st 2021 – Immigration, Refugees, Citizenship Canada launched an online permanent residence application portal allowing some economic applicants to submit their immigration demand online. The digitalization of the immigration process was accelerated because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Applicants submitting a…

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Start-up Visa Business Idea: Five Aspects to Consider

May 6th, 2021 – The Canadian Start-up Visa Program was created to grant permanent residency to innovative foreign entrepreneurs and their qualified family members. The purpose of the program is to attract individuals with skills and the capacity to start…

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