The slightly morally ambiguous game of investor visa programs - where a nation grants wealthy foreigners permanent residency after they invest a boatload of cash into its economy - has seen such recent participants as Australia and now Portugal, with other broke-ass countries such as Spain, Greece and Cyprus getting ready to implement similar programs. However, this is a dance that Canada has been specializing in since the eighties with its granting residency to anyone worth their salt -- if salt is equivalent to 8.83 million yuan, that is.

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