Organization: Citizenship and Immigration Canada

Start-Up Visa program adds entrepreneurship stream

The Start-Up Visa (SUV) program has added a business incubator stream to its offerings designed to connect Canadian business incubators with immigrant entrepreneurs. The Citizenship and Immigration Canada program will “target early-stage and high growth businesses and entrepreneurs who can contribute to a culture of innovation and commercialization in Canada” and complement existing venture capital…

Metropolis Project receives phase three funding

The Metropolis Project has received $7.5 million over five years to investigate a range of issues related to globalization, migration and diversity. The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council is providing $3.1 million with $4.4 million provided by a consortium of federal departments and agencies led by Citizenship and Immigration Canada. The international Metropolis Project…