Definitions for "self-employed person"
a person that is the employer and the employee at the same time
a person who earns an income from his production of goods or services, or a trade in goods or services in a capacity not as an employee
a person whose income (otherwise than that derived in the capacity as an employee) is derived from the production (in whole or in part) of goods or services in Hong Kong, or from trading in goods or services in or from Hong Kong
a writer or artist who sells services to different employers without a long-term contract with any of them
an immigrant who intends or has the ability to establish or purchase a business in Canada that will create an employment opportunity for the immigrant and will make a significant contribution to the economy or cultural or artistic life of Canada
an independent businessperson who provides a service, produces items for sale, acquires and sells items for profit or engages in any other legitimate business for personal profit