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Why Move to Victoria? It’s the Imagination Economy, Stupid
June 6, 2013 – 9:32 am | Comments Off on Why Move to Victoria? It’s the Imagination Economy, Stupid
Why Move to Victoria? It’s the Imagination Economy, Stupid

British Columbia’s cap­i­tal city of Victoria used to be dubbed a des­ti­na­tion for the “newly wed and nearly dead.” Yes, it was — and still is — pop­u­lar among both new­ly­weds and retirees, but with …

New Opportunities for Immigrant Entrepreneurs in Canada
November 8, 2012 – 6:49 am | Comments Off on New Opportunities for Immigrant Entrepreneurs in Canada
New Opportunities for Immigrant Entrepreneurs in Canada

There’s been lots of good news for Canadian entre­pre­neurs, par­tic­u­larly for immi­grants and poten­tial immi­grants who want to start busi­nesses in Canada or work in the country’s tech­nol­ogy sector.

But immi­gra­tion poli­cies are in …

Canada Plans to Launch Startup Visa for Immigrant Entrepreneurs in 2013
October 18, 2012 – 7:35 am | Comments Off on Canada Plans to Launch Startup Visa for Immigrant Entrepreneurs in 2013
Canada Plans to Launch Startup Visa for Immigrant Entrepreneurs in 2013

For some time, pro­pos­als have been cir­cu­lat­ing for a new “Startup Visa,” designed for new­com­ers who want to launch a busi­ness in Canada.

Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Jason Kenney recently announced that the gov­ern­ment …

10 Ways to Immigrate to Canada
May 31, 2011 – 6:05 am | 4 Comments
10 Ways to Immigrate to Canada

There’s more than one way to immi­grate to Canada.

Are you com­ing to Canada to work, invest, or start a busi­ness? Do you want to go to school or learn a lan­guage? …

Should Canada create a Startup Visa for immigrant entrepreneurs?
January 27, 2011 – 6:28 am | One Comment
Should Canada create a Startup Visa for immigrant entrepreneurs?

A group of Vancouver entre­pre­neurs is lead­ing a cam­paign encour­ag­ing the Canadian gov­ern­ment to cre­ate a new “startup visa” for immi­grant entre­pre­neurs.

Launched by Danny Robinson (CEO, British Columbia Innovation Council), Maura Rodgers (Executive …