I did the sameI had renewed my PR card renewed while my citizenship application was in process. Received it in 21 days while I was waiting for an oath invite.
It’s your right to renew your PR card. Tell whoever told you that you can’t have two applications running to SHUT UP!
Don’t be disheartened and lose sleep. This moment will only make you stronger!
And I heard about this nonsense about having PR renewal will put citizenship app on hold ... I asked IRCC on the phone and was told it was not true