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Have a minimum net worth of CDN $300,000.
Have three years of business experience.
Be ready to start a business within a maximum period of two years following your settling in Canada (conditional visa).
Create a job for a Canadian who is not a member of your family.
Go on a prospecting trip to Quebec.
Submit to a mandatory interview.
Immigration procedures take between 18 and 24 months, depending on the Immigration office used.
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You must have a legally obtained minimum net worth of CDN $300,000, jointly with your accompanying spouse or common-law spouse, if applicable.

You must also have at least 3 years of experience in management (planning, management and control of human, material and financial resources) acquired within a profitable and legal company (agricultural, industrial or commercial).

Submit a business project with a view to creating or acquiring a business in Quebec, which you will directly manage yourself or within which you will act as a joint manager or be jointly responsible for its day-to-day operations, and which will employ at least three Quebec residents other than yourself and the members of your immediate family.

Meet the following conditions for a period of at least one year within the period of three years after the day on which you become a permanent resident:
You must control a percentage of the equity of a qualifying Canadian business equal to or greater than 33.3 per cent;
You must provide active and ongoing management of this business;
You must create at least one incremental full-time job equivalent for Canadian citizens or permanent residents, other than yourself and your family members.

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