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Canadian interests – Significant benefit – Entrepreneurs/self-employed Work Permit [R205(a) – C11]

As per subsection 22(2) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, applicants who have a dual intent to seek status as temporary workers and then eventually as permanent residents must satisfy the officer that they have the ability and willingness to leave Canada at the end of the temporary period authorized under section 183 of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations. The applicant must be able to demonstrate that they will have the incentive to depart Canada when their work is complete (e.g., operation of a rib stand at a festival) or the business closes.

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