Canada’s Start-Up Visa (SUV) program, which promotes entrepreneurship and job creation through immigration, had a strong start this year and continued to bring in new permanent residents in February. According to the latest data from Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), 100 immigrant entrepreneurs have settled in Canada through the Start-Up Visa (SUV) program in 2023, which is a 5.3% increase from the same period last year. British Columbia and Ontario have attracted the most immigrant entrepreneurs this year – 40 and 30 start-ups, respectively.