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Self-employed person

Federal Self-Employed Program

  • Requirement

   -  Has relevant experience

   -  Has the intention and ability to be self-employed in Canada

   -  Intends to make a significant contribution in specified economic activities

         ✓ Self-employment in cultural activities

         ✓ Self-employment in athletics, or 

         ✓ Self-employment in the purchase and management of a farm

  • Considerable elements

   -  Self-employed experience in cultural activities or athletics

   -  Management experience in the world of arts and culture

   -  Personal financial assets to create an employment opportunity for themselves and maintain themselves & family                 members

   -  Participate at a world-class level in cultural activities or athletics

   -  Farming is a highly skilled and capital-intensive industry with real estate making up 54% of an average farmer's             assets

Quebec Self-Employed Program

  • Requirement

   -  Intend to create own job in Quebec

   -  Net worth $100,000 (alone or with spouse or common-law partner)

   -  Have at least 2 years of experience as a self-employed worker in the last 5 years

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