The following essay is adapted from an article written by Colin R. Singer and appearing in Canada’s Immigration & Citizenship Bulletin 20 Imm. & Cit. #8, October 2009; ISSN 0843-7564) Selection rules for business applicants As in the case of skilled workers, entrepreneur, and self-employed applicants are required to successfully complete a mandatory pre-screening evaluation. Entrepreneur:
The Province of Quebec administers its own immigration programs with selection criteria that are distinct and more predictable from those of federal and other provincial immigration programs. Foreign nationals wishing to settle permanently in Quebec must undergo a two-step immigration process: They must be selected by the Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Diversité et de
The Quebec Government encourages foreign workers working in Quebec and international students completing a program of post-secondary studies in Quebec, to permanently remain in the province. The Quebec Experience Program (PEQ) is a simplified fast-track process leading to permanent residence for the two categories of applicants. The program allows international students and temporary foreign workers to apply for
The following essay was written by Colin R. Singer and appeared in Canada’s Immigration & Citizenship Bulletin, Carswell 24 Imm. & Cit., No. 8 . September 2013 . ISSN 0843-7564. Introduction Since the coming into effect of the Cullen Couture Agreement in 1978, as amended by subsequent accords between the Governments of Canada and Quebec
(The following essay was written by Colin R. Singer and appears in Canada’s Immigration & Citizenship Bulletin 20 Imm. & Cit. #9, November 2009; ISSN 0843-7564). On October 14, 2009 the Quebec Government implemented important modifications to the Selection Grid in Schedule A of the Regulation respecting the selection of foreign nationals (R.R.Q., 1981, c.