This program attracts experienced business people who may sustain the growth of a strong and successful Canadian economy. The program is very flexible and opens the door on 3 options that business people may go for one of them according to their needs and financial capacities:
• Entrepreneur: is a person who can support the development of a strong and prosperous Canadian economy through direct investment. The applicant should demonstrate that he/she has legally obtained a Net Worth of at least $300,000 CDN Besides, the applicant must have business or management experience and must have controlled a percentage of equity of a qualifying business for at least two years in the period beginning five years preceding the application.
• Investor: is a person who can support the development of a strong and prosperous Canadian economy through passive investment. The applicant should demonstrate that he/she legally obtained a minimum a Net Worth of CAN $1,600,000, and is willing to make a 5 year interest-free investment of CAN $800,000 with the government of Canada.
• Self-employed: is a person who is able to become self-employed and make a contribution to the cultural or athletic life of Canada or the intention and ability to purchase and manage a farm in Canada.