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The Quebec Investor category of Canadian immigration is designed to allow qualified immigrant investors the opportunity to obtain a Canada Immigration (Permanent Resident) Visa by investing CAD$800,000 risk-free through an approved financial intermediary. Quebec has exclusive authority over selection of immigrants for the province and exercises its own selection criteria but the province shares jurisdiction with respect to immigration with the federal government.

The Entrepreneur Immigration to Canada Program seeks to attract experienced business persons who will own and actively manage businesses in Canada that contribute to the economy and create jobs. As a qualified Entrepreneur, you and your immediate family can obtain Canada Immigration (Permanent Resident) Visas and can apply for Canadian Citizenship once they have completed their minimum stay requirements in Canada.

The Investors category is one of the categories through which you can obtain a Permanent Residence status in Canada (Canadian Immigration). There are three different kinds of Investors categories including Federal Investors Class, Quebec Immigrant Investor Program and The Provincial Nominee Investors Class. Here are the general requirements that a foreign national must meet in accordance with Canadian Immigration Regulations, in these 3 investor class immigration categories.

The Canadian Immigrant Investor Program (comes under the Business Immigration Program) seeks to attract experienced business people to invest $800,000 into Canada's economy. Your investment is managed by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) and is guaranteed by the Canadian provinces that use it to create jobs and help their economies grow.

Canada has adjusted its 2010 immigration plan by increasing the 2010 quota for economic immigrants. These changes are a response to the Canadian and Global economic recovery and will assist in further reducing the federal skilled worker backlog. As Canada recovers from the recession, increasing economic immigration is beneficial to the country and ensures employers have the workers they need to supplement the Canadian domestic labor supply. Canada expects the need for more economic immigrants will also grow further in the years ahead.

Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) will make it easier for business immigrants to set up new businesses in the western Canadian province of British Columbia. Last week British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program had lowered the minimum investment requirements for all three categories of the British Columbia PNP Business Stream. The investments have been lowered from $800,000 to $400,000 for Business Skills, from $300,000 to $200,000 for Regional Business, and from $1 million to $500,000 for Strategic Projects.

Every year, Canada welcomes thousands of new permanent residents from all over the world to start a new life. This fact represents an excellent opportunity but it is also a great challenge that requires effort and dedication in order to achieve the objective of immigrating successfully. Canada offers a number of options to immigrate in order to apply for permanent residence status.

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