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Canada designs new visa for immigrant entrepreneurs

Canada plans to create a new class of visa it hopes will attract high-tech and other entrepreneurs to immigrate to the country to start new companies, officials said Tuesday. It has put a moratorium on issuing its existing entrepreneur visa, which…

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We need YOU to act before September 4th 2012, yes that means you!

Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) is pleased to invite you to participate in an online consultation on how a Canadian investor program can best support Canadian economic priorities. The Economic Action Plan 2012 announced that business immi…

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Immigrants Are Crucial to Innovation, US Study Says

A new study, showed that immigrants played a role in more than three out four patents at U.S top research universities. Conducted by the Partnership for a New American Economy, a nonprofit group co-founded by Mayor Michael Bloomberg of New York, t…

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Canadian Government launches consultations for a new ???start-up visa??? for immigrant entrepreneurs

Toronto, April 18, 2012 ??? Recognizing the importance of innovation and entrepreneurship as a driver of the Canadian economy, Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney launched consultations today on whether to create a ne…

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Immigrants have started nearly half of America???s 50 top venture-funded companies

Immigrants are increasingly important in driving growth and innovation in America, as evidenced by the role played by foreign-born founders and key personnel in the nation???s breakthrough companies. Immigrants have started nearly half of America???s …

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BC Jobs Plan – an opportunity to pilot an upgraded startup visa

Today in BC, Premier Christy Clark announced the creation of the B.C. Immigration Task Force to review key government programs in order to increase the number of skilled immigrants and investors in British Columbia. Please act now and add your com…

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Canadians in favour of a strong tech start-up visa

When polled 72% of Canadians stated that Canada needs to stay ahead of the US in attracting entrepreneurial talent and two-thirds of Canadians (66%) think the US have the right idea with the Start-up Visa Bill. * The Canadian start-up visa campaig…

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