THIS! It's no longer about covid at this point in time. Also, I think the backlog would be so big atm, they don't know where to start. Either way, for people like me who spent 2-3 years learning French in order to get bonus points, the nighmarish scenario of IRCC terminating the FSW program or changing it radically in order to reduce applicants is becoming more realistic. All I can do is hope and pray, let's see.https://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/canada-top-destination-for-post-secondary-education-students-say-in-new-survey-1.5621461
Canadian immigration system working as intended. Not working on outland applications is a feature, not a bug.