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How China’s ‘crooked consultants’ help the rich enter Canada

posted Apr 22, 2011, 11:59 PM by Milorad Borota   [ updated Apr 23, 2011, 10:45 AM ]
MARK MacKINNON
BEIJING— From Saturday's Globe and Mail
Published Friday, Apr. 22, 2011 9:22PM EDT
Last updated Friday, Apr. 22, 2011 9:33PM EDT

He is in his 50s and has spent his entire career in the quality-control department of a company owned by the Chinese government. His salary isn’t much, but he has made millions on the side – he won’t say precisely how – and now wants to emigrate to Canada.

There is a special program designed to fast-track immigrants with money to inject into the Canadian economy, but he doesn’t really qualify.

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