Welcome to your newest lesson on the Start Up Visa!

Estimated study time: 2.5 hours

 

Important Start Up Visa links:

CIC: Immigrate: Start-up Visa *This is the most important link*

IP 13/ OP 27 Start-up Business Class

Canada Gazette: Vol. 148, No. 47 — November 22 2014

Gazette: ARCHIVED — Vol. 147, No. 43 — October 26, 2013

 

Start Up Visa in the news: 

‘Startup visas’ make sense for Quebec in any language: https://montrealgazette.com/opinion/columnists/marc-richardson-startup-visas-make-sense-for-quebec-in-any-language 

…And the MTA plans to use the Start-up Visa Program to make Winnipeg a destination for international entrepreneurs looking for a place to launch their startups.: https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/business/start-up-visa-program-hopes-to-attract-immigrants-with-business-ideas-489936111.html

Here is an article about the Start Up Visa and how a large number of Chinese students in Canada see this as an excellent immigration option. https://biv.com/article/2018/02/chinese-students-seek-entrepreneurship-path-immigration 

Here is a great article about the Start Up Visa in action! http://business.financialpost.com/entrepreneur/ten-startups-out-of-650-applicants-win-spot-on-techstars-torontos-first-cohort

As you can see in this article, the Start Up Visa has been gaining a lot of popularity recently. https://biv.com/article/2017/11/new-immigration-program-nets-2000-foreign-workers- 

From this article, we can see that the Start-Up Visa plays a role in Vancouver’s bid for Amazon’s second headquarters! https://biv.com/article/2018/02/behind-vancouvers-bid-amazon-hq2