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New Amendments to Nova Scotia Entrepreneur

New Amendments to Nova Scotia Entrepreneur 2024 Update

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Lowered Investment and Net Worth Requirements Encourage Entrepreneurship Across the Province

Exciting news for entrepreneurs looking to establish their businesses in Nova Scotia! As of February 26, 2024, there are some amendments that have been introduced in Nova Scotia Entrepreneur Stream to make it more accessible and attractive to those who will contribute towards the economic growth of the province.

Under the new amendments, applicants destined to outside the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) can find it easier to qualify for the program. Now, interested parties in this immigration stream must demonstrate a minimum investment of only $100,000 and a reduced minimum net worth of $400,000 as opposed to rather elevated thresholds that existed before.

Among other key changes is an attempt at reducing financial commitment so as to foster entrepreneurship beyond HRM. This modification is well thought out because it supports the idea behind Nova Scotia’s economic development plan which aims at having all corners not left out. By lowering the amount one needs to invest, a greater variety of businesspeople will be included in this programme thus enabling them set up and develop their companies in various places across this region in Canada.

Additionally, there is a sixty-day deadline within which applicants should submit application form, business plan and any supporting documents they have. This makes it possible for them to start their adventure into entrepreneurship easily as they don’t have too many details to provide while applying in Nova Scotia.

The amendments also consider such things as applications for the construction of real estate and the development of real estate on a case-by-case basis. Applicants need to show that their business proposals have compelling benefits for the province, while indicating their level of innovation and what Nova Scotia stands to gain from them.

With its new criteria, Nova Scotia Entrepreneur Stream still remains committed to attracting those whose business skills are unmatched and who also want to make positive contributions to local economy and society. If you are an experienced entrepreneur or just a young business owner, this program can help you fulfill your entrepreneurship dreams and contribute to the dynamic landscape in Nova Scotia

Eligibility Requirements

To apply for the Nova Scotia Entrepreneur Stream, candidates must:

  • Be 21 years of age or older.
  • Have a desire to live permanently in Nova Scotia while actively managing a Nova Scotia-based business.
  • Meet the net worth requirement of at least $400,000 CAD ($600,000 CAD if the business is within HRM).
  • Invest a minimum of $100,000 CAD ($150,000 CAD if the business is within HRM) of their own funds to establish a business in Nova Scotia.
  • Possess at least 3 years of experience actively managing and owning a business (with a minimum 1/3 ownership) or more than 5 years of experience in a senior business management role.
  • Achieve a score of at least 5 on the Canadian Language Benchmark in speaking, listening, reading, and writing in English or French.
  • Complete an online Expression of Interest and receive an Invitation to Apply from Labour, Skills, and Immigration.

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How to Apply:

  • Complete the Expression of Interest online.
  • If invited to apply, fill out the application form and include all required information and attachments.
  • Apply online through the designated portal.

Don't miss this opportunity to begin the adventure into entrepreneurship in Nova Scotia. With amended regulations, the Nova Scotia Entrepreneur Stream offers more straightforward means of achieving your business dreams and adding value to diverse communities in Nova Scotia..

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