It's asking for a letter because you entered it in ee profile?Strange things happening with me.. .recieved ITA on 2 October n now when I reached documents checklist system asking for accompanying spouse work reference letter. ..inspite of being non canadian work history. .is it normal. ??
You can mention NO In the ee profile as it asks because of points for spouse canadian experience. Later you could mention it honestly regarding her work experience outside of Canada. Or mark as unemployed.So was there any way to avoid this other than hiding from cic