One of the questions that I am most frequently asked is “where does British Columbia’s money from the Immigrant Investor Program go?”  Indeed, at least two people today e-mailed me this question after they read an article in the China Daily about how $1.6-billion left China due to emigration under various investor scheme. The answer can be found on the the B.C. Immigrant Investment Fund Ltd.’s (the “BC IIF”) website.  The BCIIF receives and manages British Columbia’s portion of funds under the Immigrant Investor Program.  Their 2011-2014 Service Plan can be […]

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Canada’s Self-Employed Program seeks to attract to Canada individuals who have the intention and ability to become self-employed in Canada. Self-employed persons are required to have either: relevant experience that will make a significant contribution to the cultural or athletic life of Canada or experience in farm management and the intention and ability to purchase and manage a farm in Canada. The farm management component of the program closed on March 10, 2018. Eligibility – Athletics and Cultural Experience The Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (“IRCC”) website states that to qualify […]

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