Hello all,

I am from Armenia and I applid for a temporary Canadian visa on May 8, 2017 from the  Canada visa application centre (CVAC) in Armenia. My documents were transferred from CVAC in Armenia to Embassy of Canada to Moscow on May 15, 2017. On http://www.cic.gc.ca page it says that documents for citizens of Armenia can be viewed within 2 weeks (without transfer time). It's already 8 weeks my documents are under review. Because of this uncertain delay I lost my trip to participate in WikiWomen Camp. On June 12, 2017 I wrote a letter to immagration office to Moscow and have this reply:  Your application  is under review. Processing times can take longer when verifications are needed and no specific time for completion can be confirmed. You will be notified once  a decision is  made.

On May 27, I wrote them telling that scholarship applicatnts visa deadline is near and again got the same answer back. So from May 8 up to now the Canadian Moscow visa office is reviewing my docs.

On Sun, Jul 2, 2017 at 1:05 AM, Andy Mabbett <andy@pigsonthewing.org.uk> wrote:
On 22 June 2017 at 10:23, Bodhisattwa Mandal
<bodhisattwa.rgkmc@gmail.com> wrote:

> The main topic of discussion among the scholarship recipients from global
> south this month is the high visa rejection rate by Canadian embassies from
> these countries.

Today in Canada, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said:

   “Ours is a land of original peoples, and of newcomers. And our
greatest pride is
    that you can come here from anywhere in the world, build a good
life and be part
    of our community. We don’t care where you’re from, or what
religion you practice,
    or whom you love, you are all welcome in Canada!”


Andy Mabbett

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Best Regards
Armine Aghayan

Wikipedia Editor
Leading Human Resourses specialist at the 
Ministry of Transport, Communication and Informational Technologies of RA