Canada welcomes individuals who have the financial ability, business skills and experience to inject funds into the economy. Several fast-track immigration programs exists for potential investors and entrepreneurs, as well as staff of international companies that are establishing operations in Canada.
The business/investor immigration programs are broadly divided into three categories:
- Federal start-up visa program: for individuals with innovative ideas that they wish to translate into a business in Canada
- Quebec business immigration: for investors who can demonstrate the intention to settle in Quebec and the ability to invest in the provincial economy
- PNP business immigration: for individuals wanting to take advantage of the entrepreneur/investor streams of one of the provincial nomination programs