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  • The Province of Quebec has proposed new regulations for a number of its unique immigration programs, including the Quebec Immigrant Investor Program, or QIIP. Quebec has several immigration programs, some which allow candidates to pursue Canadian permanent residence and some which allow candidate to apply for temporary residence in Canada.

  • Canada's Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, Navdeep Bains, has overseen the announcement of several research investments. In press releases accompanying these announcements, Bains has stated, "This historic investment by the Government of Canada is a down payment on the government’s vision to position Canada as a global centre for innovation. That means making Canada a world leader in turning ideas into solutions, science into technologies, skills into middle-class jobs and start-up companies into global successes."

  • Manitoba's renewed Business Investor Stream has opened to new expressions of interest. The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) announced the stream’s opening on May 18.

  • Quebec’s Immigration Minister David Heurtel said that his ministry is expected to implement new immigration regulations on August 2, 2018. The new regulations, originally outlined in March, include a new Expression of Interest system which is intended to replace the first-come, first-served application process for the Quebec Skilled Worker Program(QSWP) as well as its Mon Projet Quebec application portal

  • Majority of Quebec new immigrants will arrive through economic immigration programs, including Quebec Skilled Worker Program
    Quebec could admit up to 42,000 new permanent residents and issue as many as 24,800 selection certificates in the New Year, the province says in its new immigration plan for 2019.  

  • The new Regulation Respecting Immigration to Québec (RIQ) was drawn up by the Government in order to improve Québec’s actions with regard to immigration and foster the full participation of immigrants in the development of Québec and its regions. The new regulation will enter into force on August 2 and will allow the full deployment of the Act respecting immigration to Québec. The RIQ aims to improve all the programs of the Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Diversité et de l’Inclusion and ensure that all the regions of Québec benefit from the contribution of immigration.

  • The Minister of Immigration, Diversity and Inclusion of Quebec issued on January 16th, 2019, a Ministerial Order concerning the receipt and processing of permanent selection requests submitted under the Quebec Immigrant Investor Program.

  • The Minister of Immigration, Diversity and Inclusion of Quebec issued on January 16th, 2019, a Ministerial Order concerning the receipt and processing of permanent selection requests submitted under the Quebec Immigrant Investor Program.

  • The Quebec Immigrant Investor Program is now open to new applications.
    Quebec is accepting a total of 1,900 applications in this new intake period, which runs until March 15, 2019.

  • Quebec Investor Program

    Participants can obtain permanent residence through passive investment of $1.2 million
    The Quebec Immigrant Investor Program will reopen September 10 for a total of 1,900 applications.

  • The Quebec investor program (QIIP), a Canadian immigration program that allows international investors to obtain Canadian permanent residence by investing CAD $800,000 risk-free, will reopen in less than two months.

  • April 3, 2018 – On April 1, 2018, following a technical problem with Mon projet Québec, the Ministère received applications for a Certificat de sélection du Québec even though the intake period has not yet been determined.

  • Quebec Immigration is extending the time permitted  to complete  and submit an Expression of Interest through the Arrima portal from 30 to 90 days.