To meet the definition, you must demonstrate that you have at least two years of relevant experience, you have the intention and the ability to be self-employed in Canada, and you have the intention and the ability to make a significant contribution to specified economic activities in Canada.
Your police clearance certificate is valid for a period of one year from the date it was issued. If the validity has expired before your visa is issued you will be requested to provide an updated police certificate from the country you are currently living in. If you have already submitted police certificates from other countries where you have not recently lived you will not have to provide an update.
You will need to provide police clearance certificates from each country you have lived in for a period of more then 6 months since the age of 18.
Please see the following link for a list of test centres and available test dates for countries around the worldhttp://www.ielts.org/
For the purpose of Immigration evaluation the test is valid for a period of one year only.
Most provinces in Canada have an agreement with the Government of Canada that allows them to play a more direct role in selecting immigrants who wish to settle in that province. Provinces ?select? or ?nominate? individuals based on the specific needs of that particular province.
Investors come from all over the world. Currently, the majority of investors are from China, Taiwan, Korea and Hong Kong, but there are also substantial numbers of investors applying from the Middle East and elsewhere.
A business is a commercial enterprise carried on for the purpose of profit. This does not exclude businesses that are not currently generating profits or professional practices, but it does exclude governmental organizations, not-for-profit organizations, and others.
You can go back as far as five years before the date of your application (and up until a decision is made on your application by a visa officer).