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I’m waiting for my PR. My Open Work Permit expired in January 2017. I applied for a Bridging open Work permit in December 2016. I got refused saying that I had to be in Canada and be in the process of my PR (which I was). I applied for a restoration and added a file from the government saying that they were treating my PR. But I got refused again with the same arguments
You need assistance from a professional as re-submitting the application a third time as is will not result in an approval.