CIC received my application on August 11, 2014 as well and I also received a similar email from them today (January 5, 2015).ns_AB said:Hi Paul,
Any update on your review status? I got a similar e-mail from CIC today. My application was received at CIC on 11-August-2014 and I got this e-mail today (5-Jan-2015). Any ideas how much delay it could be?