The Self-Employed Persons Program seeks to bring people who will become self-employed in Canada.
They must have either:
relevant experience in cultural activities or athletics, and
intend and be able to make a significant contribution to the cultural or athletic life of Canada, OR
experience in farm management, and intend and be able to buy and manage a farm in Canada.
To be eligible as a self-employed person, you must:
have relevant experience, and intend and be able to be self-employed in Canada,
meet the selection criteria for self-employed people, and
meet medical, security and other conditions.
Your experience is relevant if you have:
taken part in cultural activities or athletics at a world-class level
been self-employed in cultural activities or athletics,
experience in managing a farm.
Selection criteria: Experience, Education, Age, Language abilities, and Adaptability.
source: CIC website