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Minister Kenney Launches Consultations for a New "Start-Up Visa" for Immigrant Entrepreneurs

posted Apr 21, 2012, 10:48 PM by Milorad Borota   [ updated Apr 21, 2012, 11:36 PM ]
press release April 18, 2012, 9:11 a.m. EDT MarketWatch (press release)

TORONTO, ONTARIO, Apr 18, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Recognizing the importance of innovation and entrepreneurship as a driver of the Canadian economy, Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney launched consultations today on whether to create a new and specialized program to attract immigrant entrepreneurs.

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