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Business and Investor Provincial Nominee Programs

PNP Business and Entrepreneurial Streams.

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Business and Entrepreneurial Streams

British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP)

British Columbia is Canada’s westernmost province, located between the Pacific Ocean and the Rocky Mountains. Having one of the highest standards of living, British Columbia is rich with diverse culture and a broad range of opportunities. The province has one of the most competitive, adaptable and encouraging business climates in North America, and with low crime rates, British Columbia is one of the safest places to live and work.

British Columbia offers three (3) provincial entrepreneurial programs through which Applicants may immigrate to Canada. These programs are a multi-step process, allowing Applicants and eligible family members to first obtain a Canadian work permit and later be nominated to apply for Canadian permanent residency.

Base Category Program

The Base Category Program stream is best suited for experienced entrepreneurs who wish to immigrate to British Columbia and are prepared to invest in and actively manage a legitimate business.

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Regional Pilot Program

The Regional Pilot Program stream was implemented to attract entrepreneurs to work with participating regional communities by establishing new businesses that align with the communities’ economic development priorities.

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Strategic Projects

The Strategic Projects stream is best suited for foreign corporations that have found strategic investment opportunities in British Columbia and wish to carry out activities that are essential to the development of their core business.

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Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP)

Located in central Canada, Manitoba is considered one of the three prairie provinces and is bordered by Ontario to the east and Saskatchewan to the west. Being positioned in central North America, Manitoba is a key part of the Mid-Continent Trade Corridor, providing businesses with the advantage of being connected to the U.S. Midwest, Asia and Europe. The province offers one of the nation’s lowest unemployment rates and boasts a stable and diverse economy with steady growth. Manitoba’s low business costs grant residents a lower cost of living, making it possible to live better for less and enjoy the rich variety of recreation and entertainment available.

The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) offers three (3) provincial entrepreneurial programs through which Applicants may immigrate to Canada. These programs are a multi-step process, allowing Applicants and eligible family members to be nominated to apply for Canadian permanent residency.

Entrepreneur Pathway

The MPNP Entrepreneur Pathway stream is designed to attract qualified business people who intend to move to Manitoba and are interested in establishing a new business, or acquiring or partnering in an existing business.

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Farm Investor Pathway

The MPNP Farm Investor Pathway stream is designed to attract Applicants who are interested in moving to rural Manitoba to establish and operate a farm operation, and who have verified farm business experience and sufficient capital to invest.

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International Student Entrepreneur Pilot

The MPNP International Student Entrepreneur Pilot stream grants up to 20 (per year) international students who have studied and graduated in Manitoba an opportunity to pursue entrepreneurship instead of employment.

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New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program (NBPNP)

New Brunswick is located on Canada’s eastern coast and is one of the four Atlantic provinces. Known as an entrepreneurial hub, New Brunswick offers some of the lowest business operating costs in Canada and has programs in place to encourage start-ups, ranging from training support to dedicated concierge services. Home to Atlantic Canada’s largest seaport and in close proximity to Europe, New Brunswick is an ideal location for businesses exporting internationally. Aside from the perks of doing business in New Brunswick, residents of the province enjoy a high quality of life- rivalling that of Switzerland- with a low cost of living, diverse and vibrant culture and abounding natural beauty.

New Brunswick offers two (2) provincial entrepreneurial programs through which Applicants may immigrate to Canada. These programs are a multi-step process, allowing Applicants and eligible family members to be nominated to apply for Canadian permanent residency.

Entrepreneurial Stream

The New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program (NB PNP) Entrepreneurial Stream is designed to attract experienced entrepreneurs who wish to immigrate to New Brunswick permanently to establish, operate and actively manage a business.

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Post Graduate Entrepreneurial Stream

The NB PNP Post Graduate Entrepreneurial Stream is designed to assist entrepreneurs who have studied, and started or acquired a business in New Brunswick to obtain Canadian permanent residency through nomination.

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Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP)

Nova Scotia is located on Canada’s eastern shore and is one of the four provinces that form Atlantic Canada. Known for its exceptional food, short commute times, and breathtaking environment, Nova Scotia offers an outstanding quality of life for residents among a variety of benefits for businesses. With low business costs and a strategic geographic location, the province provides businesses unique incentives and operating advantages, including access to the U.S. and European markets. Full of opportunity and with the economies as diverse as the landscape, Nova Scotia is a top destination for building enterprises and starting families alike.  

The Nova Scotia Nominee program (NSNP) offers two (2) provincial entrepreneurial programs through which Applicants may immigrate to Canada. These programs are a multi-step process, allowing Applicants and eligible family members to be nominated to apply for Canadian permanent residency.

Entrepreneur Stream

The NSNP Entrepreneur Stream is best suited for experienced business owners or senior business managers who are interested in starting or acquiring a business in Nova Scotia, and who intend to actively manage the business while residing in the province.

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International Graduate Entrepreneurial Stream

Processing times for NSNP applications are around three (3) months or more. Permanent residence application processing times for the Provincial Nominees Class are currently 15 to 19 months.

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Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP)

Located in central Canada, Ontario is Canada’s most populated province and is home to the immigration hub of the nation, Toronto. Ontario has one of the most reliable and competitive business environments globally and consistently ranks as having one of the highest qualities of life in the world. The province offers globally competitive corporate tax rates and low business costs, allowing entrepreneurs to stretch their funds to further innovation and development. With affordable housing, low healthcare costs and a publicly funded higher education system, Ontario is one of the leading provinces to raise a family.

Ontario offers one (1) provincial entrepreneurial program through which Applicants and eligible family members may immigrate to Canada. This program is a multi-step process, allowing Applicants to first obtain a Canadian work permit and later be nominated to apply for Canadian permanent residency.

Entrepreneur Stream

The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) Entrepreneur Stream is designed to support foreign entrepreneurs who are interested in starting a new business or buying an already existing business in Ontario. This stream provides the entrepreneur and up to one (1) foreign national business partner the opportunity to be nominated for Canadian permanent residence upon establishment of the enterprise.

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Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP)

Prince Edward Island (PEI) is located in the Gulf of St. Lawrence in eastern Canada and is one of the four Atlantic Provinces. Being the smallest province in Canada in both population and land area, PEI offers a peaceful and secure lifestyle, with light traffic, affordable housing and friendly communities. The province has been rated one of the lowest cost locations for business in the G7 and has the advantage of a highly skilled and educated labour pool. With excellent strategic infrastructure and a vibrant culture, PEI is the perfect place to start a business and still maintain a healthy work-life balance.

PEI offers one (1) provincial entrepreneurial program through which Applicants may immigrate to Canada. This program is a multi-step process, allowing Applicants and eligible family members to first obtain a Canadian work permit and later be nominated to apply for Canadian permanent residency.

Entrepreneur Work Permit Stream

The PEI Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) Entrepreneur Work Permit Stream is best suited for foreign entrepreneurs who are interested in moving to PEI to operate a business.

The province has developed a new category which allows communities to endorse the selection of potential Applicants and provide guidance and support for a greater likelihood of successful integration into the community.

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Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP)

Located in western Canada, Saskatchewan is a landlocked province encompassing a variety of landscapes, with the Prairies in the south and the Boreal Forest in the north. Due to its location, the province receives more hours of sunshine than any other Canadian province. Having some of the lowest tax rates, education and housing costs, Saskatchewan is one of Canada’s most affordable provinces to live and raise a family in. With a vibrant culture, ample opportunities for employment and recreation, and a strong sense of community, Saskatchewan provides an excellent quality of life for residents and newcomers alike.

The Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) offers three (3) provincial entrepreneurial programs through which Applicants may immigrate to Canada. These programs are a multi-step process, allowing Applicants and eligible family members to be nominated to apply for Canadian permanent residency.

Entrepreneur Application

The SINP Entrepreneur Category is designed to attract entrepreneurs who are interested in starting, acquiring or partnering in a business in Saskatchewan to actively manage the business while residing in the province.

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Farm Owner and Operator Stream

The SINP Farmer Owner and Operator stream is best suited for Applicants who are interested in moving to Saskatchewan to purchase and operate a farm and who have verifiable experience in farming and considerable capital to invest in a farming operation.

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