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Pardons Canada: How to remove a fraud conviction

Visitor: I was fingerprinted in September 2019, following a domestic when I defended myself from an attack, in Winnipeg. I was locked out of my house after a verbal and physical altercation by my ex, at which point he called the police. I was arrested due to a warrant that was issued by a previous…

Pardons Canada: Does one pardon remove all offences?

Visitor: So my story is that I was an addict about 12 years ago. I was arrested probably close to 50 times that year. The last time I was arrested, I was able to get into the Calgary drug treatment court program. I spent almost 2 years in the program and graduated. My grad date…

Pardons Canada: Removing a Weapons Ban

 Visitor: I would like to talk to someone who could help me. In 2004, my ex-husband accused me of threatening our first biological child together, (Harley), with a butcher knife to his throat and he also said that I had abused him. I was charged and all charges were dropped except for the butter knife.…

Pardons Canada: Removing a Non-Conviction DUI

I am just inquiring about the process of getting my non-conviction record destroyed and if I am eligible to do so.  October 25, 2019: Received 2 charges: Charge 1: Impaired Driving (Section 320.14(1)(a) of the Criminal Code of Canada) Charge 2: Impaired Operation Alcohol Over Limit 80mg% (Section 320.14(1)(b) of the Criminal Code of Canada.…

Pardons Canada: Getting caught with weed at the US border

Visitor: This all occurred at peace arch boarder crossing. So basically I was crossing the border planning on going to my buddy’s cabin at black ranch mountain. I was also driving two other buddies of mine, upon arriving to the border we were sent to secondary inspection for bag checks and the officer found my…

Pardons Canada: Appealing a File Destruction

The police can deny the application for a file destruction of prints and police records for charges including assault, theft, fraud, that have been discharged, withdrawn, dismissed, peace bond, diversion or stayed. In addition to making the original application for a file destruction, Pardons Canada will appeal a denial of file destruction as part of…

Pardons Canada: Denied entry to US for pot charge

The police have taken my fingerprints once in Saskatoon in the 70’s. Possession of one marijuana plant. No punishment that I am aware of. I never went to court. Only found out I had a record when I applied for a job in Nelson, BC in the early 2000’s and needed a CRC. I do not need…