Anyone can buy property but it doesn’t give you any advantages to live in Canada or get PR. It is like all the Americans who own cottages/cabins in Canada or Canadian who own property in Florida, they visit up to 6 months and pay property taxes.
I know someone who wants to Immigrate - has the money to invest - and would even start their own real estate company in Canada, but i Know it's no longer a simple investment process - they would also need to work for 2 years and it's a whole process -- especially now that the Immigration regulations have changed for the Owner / Operator route...
Federal self employed program ,,. Few NOC;s are eligible to apply under this program.. You can start a business under this NOC in your country and run it for 2 or 3 years to qualify .. You have to show proper documentation for the business including tax returns , bank statements and a business plan to continue the same in canada with requisite funds
Under the Self-Employed Persons Program, what does cultural activities mean?
Cultural activities include jobs generally seen as part of Canada’s artistic and cultural fields. Examples include:
authors and writers,
creative and performing artists,
sculptors and other visual artists,
technical support and other jobs in motion pictures,