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Canada Immigration Program Chart

Buy, Start or Invest in a Business (WP2PR) and Self-Employed:

Options Net Worth Investment Deposit Experience Language Visit req’d Other
WP2PR No Minimum No minimum No 1 year CLB 6 No Get Work Visa then PR
Self-Employed N/A N/A No 2 years Some N/A Culture, athletics, farm related

35 points on the Selection Grid

Invest in a Government-Approved Fund:

Options Net Worth Investment Deposit Experience Language Visit req’d Other
Quebec $1.6 M $800K $220k 2 out of 5 No No Closed now – may re-open spring 2017
Federal $10 M $2M $2M Yes No Closed for now

Provincial Programs:

Options Net Worth Investment Deposit Experience Language Visit req’d Other
Alberta Farmer $500k $500k N/A Some Some No  Open on Jan 27, 2016
British Columbia $600k $200k N/A Owner: 3

Manager: 4

Some No Must work in BC

Selection Grid

Manitoba $350k $150k $100K 3 Some Yes 60 points on the Selection Grid
Manitoba Farmers $350k $150k 3 Some Yes Ongoing & Recurring business
New Brunswick $300k $125k $75k 2 out of 5 Some Yes 22-55 years old, high school

50 points on Selection Grid

Newfoundland $450k $200k No 5 No Yes The program is under review.
NWT (Yellowknife) $500k $300k $75k Some Necessary education & experience
NWT (Other) $250k $150k $75k Some Necessary education & experience
Ontario Corporate No $5M N/A 3 CLB 5 Yes  Can nominate 5 key staff
Ontario Entrepreneur $800K-1.5M $500K-1M N/A 3 CLB 5 Yes Up to 2 nominees, Selection Grid
PEI $600k $150k $200k Several IELTS 4 Yes 21-59 years old, high school
Quebec Entrepreneur $300k $100k N/A 2 out of 5 Some No Selection Grid
Saskatchewan $500k $300k Regina

$200K Others

N/A 3 out of 5 Some No Must work in Sas

Selection Grid

Sask Farmers $500k  No $75k Some Yes
Sask Young Farmers $300k $150k N/A 3 Some Yes Under 40 years old
Yukon $250k  $150k N/A 1  IELTS 6 Yes Must work in Yukon, 56 points

on the Selection Grid.

N/A means ‘not applicable’
K = $1000
M= Million