But Immigration Minister John McCallum says that's not about
to change, adding that he's happy with the relationship the
federal government has with Quebec.
He also said it would be against Canada's constitution to
try and make investors settle in a specific province.
Once they have permanent residence status, they are free to move
to any part of the country.
Under QIIP, high net worth applicants are given permanent
residency in return for an investment of $800,000, provided a
number of criteria are met.
Legally acquired personal net worth of at least $1.6
Owned and operated a business or held a high level management
position in a private company, government or NGO for two of the
previous five years;
Invest $800,000 in a passive government guaranteed investment
for a period of five years and receive no interest. Applicants may
finance their investment and liquidate only $180,000 to $220,000
into a government approved financing program for five years and
receive no return of capital.
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October 12th, 2016 - Immigration authorities conducted the 21st round of invitations under Express Entry in 2016 and 44th overall, inviting 1518 applicants for permanent residence with a lowest CRS score of 484.
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