Canada Targets Transportation Workers in New Immigration draw, Extending Invitations to 975 Candidates

By Vijay Lala


In the latest rounds of Canada’s Express Entry draws, significant activities were noted on March 12 and 13, 2024. On March 12, in draw number 288, a general draw was conducted, inviting 2,850 candidates with a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 525 and above. Following closely, on March 13, draw number 289 specifically targeted candidates in transport occupations under the immigration program Transport occupations (2024-1). This draw saw 975 invitations issued to candidates with CRS scores of 430 and above.

Draw#DateImmigration ProgramInvitation IssuedCRS Cutoff
289March 13, 2024Transport occupations (2024-1)975430
288March 12, 2024General2,850525
Express Entry Draw March 2024

These draws reflect Canada’s ongoing efforts to manage its immigration targets and address specific labor market needs, particularly in the transportation sector for the latter draw.

By Vijay Lala

Vijay Lala is the founder and editor-in-chief of Dual master's degrees in Political Science and Economics, along with a decade of Canadian immigration research experience, have equipped him with a comprehensive understanding of the complexities of immigration law, policy research, and settlement issues. Linkedin  Twitter

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