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  1. News - World - CANADA

    How rich Chinese migrants to British Columbia get away with destination deception

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 10:32pm by Ian Young

    ... to stop them How rich migrants lie their way into B.C. Immigration experts have described the ease with which thousands of rich arrivals have been deceiving Canadian authorities about the province ... non-Chinese arrivals in BC under the IIP and 6,169 approvals, an apparent deception rate of 13 per cent. The total 36,892 rich IIP migrants known to have arrived in BC from 2005 to 2012- almost all ...

  2. News - World - CANADA

    Vancouver mayoral candidate Meena Wong proposes tax on vacant homes

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 03:03pm by Ian Young

    ... Canada, is the world's most popular destination for wealthy Chinese migrants, who dominate the luxury real estate market in the city, where the average price of a detached home is C$1.2 ... China. Nearly all moved to Vancouver. Applications by would-be BC millionaire migrants surpassed 27,000 in 2010, far exceeding all applications to similar wealth-based immigration schemes ...

  3. News - World - CANADA

    Rich Chinese immigrants' deception costs British Columbia billions

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 05:17am by Ian Young

    ... to the provinces according to the stated destination of migrants, the deception has cost BC access to about C$2 billion in interest-free five-year loans, the Post calculates. Among mainland Chinese, ...

  4. News - World - CANADA

    Canadian court rejects rich migrants’ compensation claim over defunct visa scheme

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 12:05pm by Ian Young in Vancouver

    ... Programme or pay millions in compensation Canadian court rejects millionaire migrants’ compensation claim over defunct visa scheme Canada’s Federal Court has slapped down a bid by about 1,500 rich ... Chinese, surpassed the combined number received globally for investor migration schemes run by the US, the UK and Australia. In the decade to last year, the scheme brought 42,435 rich migrants ...

  5. News - World - CANADA

    1,300 rich Chinese join lawsuit over axing of Canada’s millionaire migrant scheme

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 12:32pm by Ian Young

    ... millionaire migrant scheme 1,300 rich Chinese join visa lawsuit More than 1,300 rich mainland Chinese have joined a lawsuit against Canada's immigration authorities in a last-ditch attempt to escape Ottawa's decision to shut down its millionaire migrant scheme and terminate tens of thousands of applications. Tim Leahy, the Toronto lawyer behind the Federal Court case that goes ...

  6. News - World - CANADA

    Red Guards set Meena Wong, Vancouver mayoral candidate, on path to politics

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 07:19am by Ian Young

    ... Post, Wong recalled how the Red Guards' raid set her on a path she hopes will lead to Vancouver City Hall. Wong, a community health worker and long-time activist, was endorsed last Sunday ...

  7. News - World - CANADA

    Anger over rich Chinese blamed for Canada migration scheme's axing

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 05:42pm by Ian Young

    ... by saying arrivals under the scheme paid far less tax than other economic migrants, and that the programme was riddled with fraud. There is a backlash against mainland wealthy immigrants Gabriel Yiu, activist Gabriel Yiu, an activist co-ordinating opposition to the move, on Wednesday accused the government of "smearing" investor migrants as it tried to capitalise on a growing ...

  8. News - World - CANADA

    Police say Toronto worker stabbed four bosses as he was fired

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 09:51pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Toronto Fired worker stabs four bosses An employee of a human resources company stabbed bosses while being fired at a Toronto office building, police said. They said four people were hurt during Wednesday's attack, including one woman who had life-threatening injuries. Chuang Li, 47, faces three counts of attempted murder and four of assault ...

  9. News - World - CANADA

    British Columbia should adopt Quebec-style migrant scheme, says lawyer

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 10:10pm by Ian Young

    ... Ian Young in Vancouver ian.young@scmp.com Vancouver 'needs own migrant scheme' The Canadian province of British Columbia should set up its own Quebec-style version of the investor migrant scheme to receive the full benefit of the thousands of Chinese millionaires who settle in Vancouver each year, a prominent immigration lawyer has suggested. Richard Kurland, ...

  10. Property - International - CANADA

    Vancouver developer targets world’s wealthy with his ‘52-storey sculpture’

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 03:16pm by Ian Young

    ... was unconcerned by Canada's decision in February to axe the 28-year-old millionaire migration scheme. The scheme, under which migrants worth a minimum of C$1.6 million received permanent residency in exchange for loaning the government C$800,000 interest-free for five years, helped Vancouver become the world's favourite destination for millionaire migrants. Applications by millionaires, ...




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