Manitoba's Entrepreneur Pathway (EP) allows the province to recruit and nominate eligible foreign entrepreneurs who intend to migrate to Manitoba and establish a new or purchase shares in an existing business to become Canadian permanent residents.
To qualify for Manitoba's EP, you must:
1. Have a minimum of 3 years of full-time work experience in the past 5 years either as an active business owner or working in a senior management role of a successful business.
2. Have a minimum language proficiency level of CLB/NCLC 5.
3. Have a minimum education level of Canadian high school equivalency.
4. Have a minimum investment of CA$250,000 for businesses situated in the Winnipeg Metropolitan Region or CA$150,000 if a business is situated outside of the Winnipeg Metropolitan Region.
Your proposed business must create or maintain at least one job for a Canadian Citizen or permanent resident in Manitoba (excluding owners of the business and/or their close relatives).