I don't think one should fully trust the IRCC agents. My Criminality security have already been passed and from last one month my file is at the final review. I am still awaiting the golden email have no clue how much more time it will take.Unfortunately, no.
She said, "eligibility and security hasn't started, but we're waiting on a '3rd party' to give us the results of security."
I guess they don't consider security check to have begun unless they get the results.
I've been on this status since beginning of August, so I was wondering how long it takes for it to get done.