Business people and business visitors are not the same.
Business people come to do business under a free trade agreement.
Business people can enter and work in Canada if they qualify under one of these agreements:
▪ North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
▪ Other Free Trade Agreements (FTAs)
▪ General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS)
A business visitor is someone who comes to Canada to take part in international business activities without being part of the Canadian labour market. Business visitors usually stay in Canada for a few days or a few weeks but are able to stay for up to six months.
need a work permit.