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Entry to Canada to cost wealthy foreigners more

posted Apr 21, 2012, 10:19 PM by Milorad Borota   [ updated Apr 21, 2012, 10:19 PM ]
STEVEN CHASE OTTAWA— From Saturday's Globe and Mail
Published Friday, Apr. 13, 2012 9:55PM EDT
Last updated Saturday, Apr. 14, 2012 10:05AM EDT

The Harper government is shaking up the federal immigrant investor program to ensure the money that wealthy foreigners bring here as a condition of entry is put to work in Canadian companies instead of languishing in bank accounts.

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