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Québec IIP Suspension Extended Until April 2021; IIAC Calls for Re-Launch of Federal Program

May 20, 2020

Christian NesheimEditor   The Québec Immigrant Investor Programme (QIIP), originally suspended last November but slated for a reopening in July, this year will remain suspended until April next year, according to a ministerial decree published this morning. In November, the government instated an eight-month suspension of the program pending...

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91% of Québec Immigrant Investors Settle in Other Provinces – But That’s Changing Quickly

May 11, 2020

Christian NesheimEditor   That some nine-tenths of participants in Québec’s Immigrant Investor Program (QIIP) break their perfunctory promise declaring that the Francophone province is their “intended destination” has long been a point of contention, especially in British Columbia and Ontario, the actual destinations of the bulk of investors. Explanations...

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Backlogs: An Existential Threat, Not Just to Programs But to Agents as Well

December 4, 2019

Stephane TajickMontreal   During the summer, the government of Quebec hosted a consultation round with the industry. I and many others came forward, in part, to notify the government that its decision to admit fewer investors would lead to a longer processing time; jumping from six to eight years....

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Québec IIP’s 20,000-Application Backlog Precipitated Suspension

November 6, 2019

Christian NesheimEditor   Some 18,800 main applicants have fulfilled the obligations of the program but are still waiting for their permanent residence permits. This, according to La Presse, was a driving factor in the program’s suspension last week. Having made the requisite investment and received their Québec Selection Certificate...

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