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Is not quite true.
Who owns the corporation has no relevance.
For you to be able to get a temporary work permit for Canada you need to have an employer apply for the LMIA. And it has no relevance whether you have any shareholdings in that company or not.
Owning the company is not going to get you permanent residency status either. You'd have to apply through the normal routes.
Let me know if you need any further clarification.
This all seems to be very new. I tried to confirm which information was correct and could not find a thing on the CIC website which is very odd.
I am sorry. I just don't know anything more about this.
I suggest as your next step you consult over the telephone with an experienced immigration lawyer practicing in the province you are interested in.
I assume that is Alberta so what you can do to find a lawyer is one of the following things.You can contact the Law Society and use their Lawyer Referral Service. You will be given the name of a lawyer and can consult with the lawyer and the first half hour will be free.The number is:1-***-***-**** or***-***-**** in CalgaryOr you can check on a site called lexpert. This is a legal directory of leading lawyers and law firms throughout Canada and is well-respected by the legal community.Here's the link to their website:http://www.lexpert.ca/Directory/DirectoryContent/FindLawyersOrFirm.aspx