Canada launches new visa stream for entrepreneurs

October 21, 2013

Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander this week announced a new visa for foreign entrepreneurs to Canada. Citizenship and Immigration Canada will designate eligible business incubator programs in consultation with the Canadian Association of Business Incubation (CABI). “This new stream will partner Canada’s world class business incubators with immigrant entrepreneurs, driving economic growth and placing Canada ahead of its competitors in the global economy of the 21st century,” says Alexander. The program will begin accepting applications on October 26. Citizenship and Immigration News Release