- 21+ years of age.
- High school diploma.
- Net worth CAD $600,000.
- Investment CAD $150,000.
- Start a new business or buy an existing one in NS and actively managing it.
- Relevant business experience in the last 10 years:
o three years as active business owner-manager (33.33% ownership) OR
o More than five years as senior manager.
- CLB 5 in English or French.
- Submit an Expression of Interest.
- Attend an interview.
- Sign a Business Performance Agreement.
- Applicant will be nominated for PR after one year of business operations.